Ern Jacoby's articles

  • PEN F rangefinder feeling and downsizing

    - 13 months ago - 1 comment
    I chose the form factor of the Olympus Pen F body due to my years of owning and using my father's rangefinder Leica M3 and later my own M6. After 10 digital years with the m43 camera system, I realize how familiar a system becomes. My Pen F is like walking around with different films in older times. I no longer shoot raw, for me the Olympus jpeg output is perfect - when I take time and slow down. Pen F offers all the latest imaging technology, you better read elsewhere. Here I introduce my subj…

  • Photosophy

    - May 11, 2020 - 2 comments
    Photosophy by Ern Jacoby PhD The year 2000 was a turning point for me as a photographer. I hold a little gem of my deceased father in my hands, a Leica M3. And since I develop my skill, the concept "photosophy" expresses best the linking of visual imagery with philosophy: The art of light and the research of wisdom, combined as photo-sophia or photo-sophy. The speed of light in vacuum is the universal physical constant, postulated as invariance by Einstein in 1905. Light or photons move…

  • Quantum dialogue - incognito ergo sum!

    - April 30, 2020
    Quantum dialogue - incognito ergo sum! (c) by Ern Jacoby PhD Not being a good speaker generally results in not to be. Thousands and thousands of men and women worldwide communicate. When you ask them, they reply, yes, we had a good talk. This is understandable: to survive in life, and possibly be successful, a rather complete conviction must exist about the own presence as a human being. Since my early years I found discussions a rather confusing business. A lot of it is speculative, ab…