Mike Kobal

August 29, 2011

Snapshot of the day: crime scene do not cross

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This scene caught my attention, on my way back from the grocery store on Monday 8/29/2011. Late afternoon, the light was perfect, about to disappear in a couple of minutes behind the buildings.
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Filed under: City Life,City Life Portraits,Street Photography — mike.kobal @ 7:13 pm

August 28, 2011

Walk On The Wet Side: Lower East Side, NYC: Hurricane Irene Aftermath: Panasonic GH2 in DIY Hurricane proof housing


Yeah, Irene passed without sending as all to hell and we are grateful! I walked south along the East River Park and turned back right before the Brooklyn Bridge.
Eery light conditions and very wet for the first half of my walk. Tested my setup
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Filed under: City Life,City Life Portraits,Street Photography — mike.kobal @ 5:59 pm

August 26, 2011

Mind Heist: starring Annabella: cinestyle graded/ungraded version Canon 5D mark II, Zeiss lenses


I received quite a few emails asking for ungraded cinestyle footage. Here we go ladies an gentlemen, check out the graded version first (with my new secret magic homemade nostalgia filter), compare to the totally ungraded cinestyle version
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Filed under: Models Fashion,Photography Fashion,Video Fashion — mike.kobal @ 11:22 pm

August 10, 2011

Quick look/review:Bower Nipon Canon Eos to micro four thirds m43 adapter with aperture control


This is a very useful and reasonably priced adapter, well made, no problems mounting my Canon lenses, image quality is very good as long as you stay within the suggested aperture range (markings from 1-6).
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Filed under: Gear Reviews — mike.kobal @ 10:10 am

August 5, 2011

Snapshots of the day:Abstract Encounters:Panasonic 100-300mm

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The Panasonic 100-300mm lens is the equivalent of a 200-600mm on a 35mm body! What’s the big deal here? Find out after the break
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Filed under: City Life,Street Photography — mike.kobal @ 11:42 am
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