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Amazing Smartphone Camera Upgrade to 20.4 Megapixel and 30x Zoom

21 April 2014

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Imagine being able to upgrade your iPhone or Android phone to take high quality pictures with 20.4 megapixels and a 30x zoom lens. The lens pictured above is the Sony DSC-QX100 Smartphone Attachable Lens. Unfortunately, it costs about $500 retail and has only a 3.6X optical Zoom. It also lacks many of the features you’d expect […]

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Bruce Thayer Photo Show “Emotions in Motion” at Body Moves Fitness

8 December 2013

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Poster / Flyer Please download, email, and/or print and post the flyer of the event. You can click the image below for a larger view or download the PDF. Real Dancers – Real Passion 3000 Miles 50 Nia Dancers 12 Months 3000 Images Dates and Times Saturday, 7 December 2013, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM […]

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Bill Adams Photography Presentation

9 November 2013

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An invitation from the University of Iowa Photography Club: The next University of Iowa Photography Club meeting will be Monday, November 11, 6PM at the IMU Northwestern room. We will be hosting Bill Adams, a photojournalist who has traveled the world and shot for various magazines and newspapers. He will give a 45 min presentation […]

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Gregory Johnson – Personal Update 201305

31 May 2013

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Gregory Paul Johnson – Personal Update 201305 | 31 May 2013 | Friday Dear Friend, Here’s my personal update for May 2013. If we’re not already connected on Facebook, please visit my Facebook page and send me a friend request. Starbucks Encounter. Today I had the pleasure of meeting Kirk Ferentz while waiting in line at Starbucks. […]

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University of Iowa Photography Club (UIPC) Meeting in Iowa City

29 January 2013

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The University of Iowa Photography Club (UIPC) is an official student organization, but open to all members of the UI community. UIPC Resources Facebook Group. You can learn more by visiting or joining the UIPC Facebook Group. Student Organization Page. Visit the group’s organization information summary page at the UI for basic details. OrgSync Page. Members […]

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Rocketfish 52mm Camera UV Lens Filter Protection

8 January 2013

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Product Description Using a UV camera lens filter is a good way to protect your lens from scratches, dust, or impact damage without degrading photo quality. High-end UV filters can cost anywhere from $100 to over $300. The low-end UV filters can be purchased for around $10 or less. However, some people complain about light […]

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Rocketfish Circular Polarizer 52mm Camera Lens Filter Effect

8 January 2013

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Product Summary Polarizer camera lens filters help make pictures more vivid and colorful without the glare and washed out look produced by bright sunlight. They have the same effect as wearing polarized sunglasses. These filters can range in price from $20 to $200. This Rocketfish filter is about $20. Shown above is the 52mm Circular […]

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens for Sharp Close-Up Portraits and Macro Photography

3 January 2013

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Photography Product Description Lightweight and affordable, the Canon EF 50mm lens–which offers a fast f/1.8 aperture–is an excellent lens for people who prefer a fixed focal length. Canon’s lightest EF lens at a mere 4.6 ounces, the lens boasts a traditional Gauss-type optical design that delivers a sharp performance even when wide open. As a […]

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Canon Powershot G10 14.7MP Digital Camera with 5x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom

1 January 2013

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Product Description Advanced amateur photographers are a discerning group, and they’ve flocked to Canon’s G-Series for its ability to meet and exceed their demands. The third-generation PowerShot G10 is a stunning successor, loaded with uncompromising specs like 14.7 megapixels, a 28mm wide-angle lens, and Canon’s new DIGIC 4 Image Processor for notably improved face and […]

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Digipower BP-CN6L Replacement Li-Ion Battery for Canon NB-6L for use with Canon SD770IS, SD1200IS, & D10 Digital Cameras

26 December 2012

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 Technology > Services > Photography   Summary. This battery is an inexpensive alternative battery for Canon cameras that use the Canon NB-6L camera battery, such as the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS. [Buy Now] Product Features Replacement Li-Ion Battery for Canon NB-6L Lithium Ion Never be caught without a backup battery on hand Rechargeable Grade A Top-Quality Cells Ul Listed […]

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video

26 December 2012

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Technology > Services > Photography Review We’re currently evaluating the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS camera, and as a result, we’re offering expanded support for the camera. So far, the camera is performing exceptionally, which is consistent with the almost 5-star average review the camera has received from over 200 satisfied users. At about $200 on […]

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BQGallery.com – Iowa City Cedar Rapids Photographer Bashair Qasim

7 August 2012

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This past week I had the pleasure of assisting with the launch of a new photography website for Iowa City / Cedar Rapids Photographer Bashair Qasim, BQGallery.com. As I work with people like Bashair who have exceptional artistic and visual talents, I find that I begin to feel like the one who is the student. […]

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Painters and Photographers – Comparison of Photographs and Paintings as Artistic Works

18 June 2012

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“The artist who paints the world around us is like a camera. Their eyes are like a camera’s lens and their canvas is like film.” ~ Greg Johnson Is it oversimplifying things to say that a painter is not just creating paintings (as objects), but creating images? As a photographer, it seems to me that […]

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Architectural Use of Reflective Materials in Building Design – Benefit Analysis – Reducing Shade and Increasing Ambient Light

14 June 2012

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Housing | Art As a photographer, I’m probably more aware of light because it’s largely what determines the quality and character of a photograph. Yesterday, on my evening bicycle ride home, I noticed some very bright warm evening light coming from the east. I like evening light because it can illuminate in a way that you […]

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Golfzilla Demo Day 2012 at Finkbine Golf Course (Photos and Video)

11 June 2012

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The Golfzilla Demo Day 2012 took place on 10 June 2012 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. Photos and video from the event are below. Photos. Below are some photos from the event. Click any image to enlarge.      

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Professional Photography Website Hosting Services With Photo and Image Centric Design Templates and Themes

30 January 2012

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Technology > Photography Summary. Photographers have unique needs when it comes to website design. Many photographers use Facebook or have a free blog that points to an online collection of photo galleries hosted on Flickr or Picasa. Those wanting to take things up a notch can create a full website to showcase their photography portfolio. WordPress.com […]

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Bruce Thayer Pixalchemy Photography Exhibit – “Caffeinated Camera” at Fairgrounds Coffeehouse in Iowa City – 25 February Through 31 March 2011

18 February 2011

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Iowa City | Photography Photographer and Pixalchemist Bruce Thayer of Iowa City will be presenting a coffee themed photography exhibition. Date: 25 February through March 31 Opening Reception: 7 PM Friday, 25 February Pre-Reception Event from 5-7PM. Bruce will be capturing portraits of coffee-lovers. An 8-ounce coffee drink and an e-copy of the edited image […]

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Manfrotto 190XPROB Professional Aluminum Tripod and 128RC Micro Fluid Head – Review

11 February 2011

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Technology > Photography | Video Summary. This document offers a review of the Manfrotto 190XPROB Professional Aluminum Tripod and 128RC Micro Fluid Head. Links to related resources are also provided. Gregory Johnson offers the following commentary on this tripod and head: On 10 February 2011, I purchased the Manfrotto 190XPROB Professional Aluminum Tripod and 128RC Micro Fluid […]

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