We are the internet people, we live in a society that prides itself of being always connected and able to sharing. And even though we tend to concentrate in the largest cities of the most developed countries, the nature of our work, keep us as close to those in remote small villages as the ones in the next door office.
A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to attend a conference that in many ways felt like something new: a one day event made by photographers, dedicated to anyone who is passionate about the human side of photography, and not only the technological side.
I've been a happy first generation Nexus 7 user for a couple of years, but enough time has passed, hardware is getting tired and it's time to upgrade. After using an iPad mini for a few weeks, is time to decide if I keep it or upgrade to a new Android.
I've read several times that wide aperture lenses between 50mm and 85mm are ideal for portrait photography, but I like to use longer lenses like 105mm or 135mm, as they force me to step away from the subject, which many times makes for a more natural feel to the portrait.