Quick Tips on Understanding Camera Lens Terms

Benjamin “Ben” Perlin works at the Nashville-area Restore, a Habitat for Humanity retail operation that offers construction materials and major household appliances to customers at a low cost. Outside of his work, Benjamin Perlin enjoys pursuing a number of hobbies, including photography. When shopping for lenses, one can quickly become overwhelmed with the numbers and…

Beyond Giant Pancakes – Using a Rice Cooker to Cook Enormous Pancakes

  Photographer, musician, and amateur roboticist Benjamin (Ben) Perlin enjoys developing film in the darkroom and working on robotics projects when he finds the time. Benjamin Perlin’s many talents also include making giant pancakes, a specialty of his. Giant, fluffy pancakes are fun to make and delicious to eat. When you have mastered the art…

SAE and NASA Host Symposium

  Benjamin Perlin is an active volunteer in his community, serving groups such as the Tennessee State Veterans’ Homes and Second Harvest Food Bank. Apart from his volunteer work, Benjamin (Ben) Perlin belongs to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International. SAE International recently joined forces with the NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) for the…

The Film vs. Digital Camera Debate – Photograph Resolution

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Benjamin (“Ben”) Perlin spends much of his time giving back to the community as a volunteer. Beyond this, he is establishing his own photography business. As a photographer, Benjamin Perlin prefers working with film rather than digital cameras. One of the most pressing issues for photographers remains resolution. Regardless of the…