Review

Salsa Picante at Taqueria Ruiz

Terrific Taco; Stellar Service Location: 401 South Porter Avenue, Norman, Oklahoma Restaurant type: Mexican fast-food (food truck) Hours: 11 – 9 Monday – Saturday; closed Sundays Prices: inexpensive Atmosphere: casual Menu: extensive Rating: 4 of 5 Last week I stopped at Taqueria Ruiz for lunch after running some morning errands. I ordered a taco revuelta […]

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Audience (II)

The city of Norman celebrated its 30th annual Jazz in June music festival a couple of weeks ago by shaking its hips to the funky grooves of New Orleans’ Dirty Dozen Brass Band Dirty Dozen Brass Band on iTunes. Led by Roger Lewis (soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone), the band’s lineup also featured Gregory Davis (trumpet), Efrem Towns (trumpet, flugelhorn), Kirk Joseph (sousaphone), and Alvin Ford (drums). […]

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LumiQuest SoftBox III

The Lumiquest SoftBox III is a small, highly portable softbox that attaches easily to various speedlights. Deployment it greatly enhanced by the use of an optional speedstrap. It’s ideal for close portraits where you need a soft but controlled light, especially if you can place the light near the subject. Its size limits its usefulness on-camera, especially on a rangefinder.

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Leica M Digital Rangefinder in Black Finish

Overview Leica “M” Street price: $6950 USD Manufacturer No.: 10771 Leica “M-E” Street price: $5450 USD Manufacturer No.: 10759 COLOGNE — Leica Camera AG announced their latest digital rangefinders the day before Photokina, yesterday: the replacement for the M9 (and presumably the M9-P), simply called the M, and the M-E, a budget-priced lower priced M-camera. Suggested prices are $6,950 […]

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Gitzo GT1542T Series 1 Traveler w/ Arca-Swiss P0 Monoball Fix

The Arca-Swiss Monoball P0 Tripod Head, retailing for $299 USD, features a knobless tripod head with a three-element geared locking system. To tilt, rotate the knurled band counter-clockwise, as seen from above, about a quarter turn: the more you loosen it, the less resistance the gears provide, allowing a tilt range of about 30° from horizontal […]

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