AjRichard.com Scam Shop . . . or One More Reason to Stick with B&H, Adorama & Amazon

Nasiv Mansurov has a great article that sheds some light on yet another bait and switch photo retailer operation.  I know everyone wants to find the best deals on camera gear, and folks are having a hard time finding popular gear in stock since the Japan earthquake earlier this year.  However, Nasiv’s investigation into AjRicard.com (aka scam shop) after his buddy ordered a 5D Mark II from the site should serve as a reminder that “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” [Read more...]

Un Mensaje de Chile

A quick "vintage" conversion processed on the new site MakeRetro.com.

You may have noticed that posting has been a little light over the past few days here on Photography Bay.  Internet access has been a bit spotty over the past few days as I have traveled to and through Chile.  I have volunteered to document a scouting trip for Global Infusion, which currently has no presence here in Chile.  Aside from a day-trip into Ontario, this is my first time outside of the US.

What I’ve seen thus far is a beautiful country, along with beautiful people and culture.  However, there are still many difficulties for the people here. [Read more...]