Like many photographers I’ve used different types of camera gear including APS-C and full frame Nikon DSLRs, a brief flirtation with M4/3, Nikon 1, and bridge cameras. I thought it would be interesting to ask readers a simple question, “What’s your favourite camera?” Continue reading What’s Your Favourite Camera?
When visiting the East Coast of Canada many people stay in Halifax for a number of days. Using this city as a ‘home base’ makes visiting Lunenburg Nova Scotia accessible by way of a short hour and fifteen minute drive by car. Continue reading Visiting Lunenburg Nova Scotia
Our friends at Photography Life have just published a new article that I wrote for the website: Shooting Hand-held at Slow Shutter Speeds with a Non-EVF Camera. Readers interested in viewing this new article can use the link provided. Continue reading Shooting Hand-held at Slow Shutter Speeds with a Non-EVF Camera on Photography Life
Our friends at Photography Life have just published a new article, Experimenting with Flower Photography at f/1.2, that I wrote for the website. Continue reading Experimenting with Flower Photography at f/1.2 on Photography Life
When it comes to still photography I’m a ‘zoom guy’, preferring to shoot with zoom lenses rather than primes. While I use my three Nikon 1 prime lenses extensively for my client video work I almost never use them for still photography. For whatever reason I got the notion in my head to try photographing flowers with the 1 Nikon 32mm f/1.2 prime. Continue reading Photographing Flowers with the 1 Nikon 32mm f/1.2
None of us really ever knows what lays ahead. We may feel completely secure in our current circumstances and relationships. Our career may appear on an upward trajectory. Our health is robust. Our friends and family strong and nurturing. We seem to breeze through each day with life unfolding as it has in the past. In a single moment, everything can change…and we are left wondering about the future after a fire has struck in our lives. It may be the loss of a loved one. A job. An ended relationship. A change in our health. A physical disaster, or other personal tragedy. Continue reading After a fire…
Our friends at Photography Life have published an article that I wrote for the website, “Photographing Automotive Details“. This new article features some additional images that may be of interest. Interested readers can click on the link to view this new article.
This article discusses using extension tubes to photograph auto details, and shares a range of sample images. I recently went to the annual PoultryFest event in Smithville Ontario. It features an antique and custom car show, which is a great place to capture some images of automotive details. Continue reading Using Extension Tubes to Photograph Auto Details
I went out early this morning, and spent about 15 minutes capturing some quick images of a fog shrouded harbour. I always enjoy creating these kinds of photographs and working with them in post. This article shares a few images, as well as some of my composition considerations. Continue reading Fog Shrouded Harbour
Eastern Canada, like many other parts of the world, just went through some difficult weather conditions with record amounts of rain falling. The rain caused massive flooding throughout Eastern Canada and caused Lake Ontario water levels to rise to levels not seen in over 40 years. This article features some images captured along the shoreline of Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region. Continue reading Along the Shoreline