We spent the first 3 days in Athens, a city of old and new. It’s almost surreal to be in a city which is many ways is like many other major cities – the hustle-and-bustle of traffic, apartments and store-fronts, restaurants, businesses… and yet, around every corner, is a piece of ancient history and early civilization. There … More A Greek Odyssey Part 1 – Athens
Sony RX10M2 f2.8 1/1000 Syntagma Square, Athens (Hellenic Parliament). An Evzones guarding the Monument of the Unknown Soldier stands in perfect stillness, just prior to the Changing Of The Guard.
Now that summer is ‘officially’ here I admit I’m starting to feel the pressure! Vacation is fast approaching, and this year is a ‘travel year’ (we save up, and try to ‘fly somewhere’ every-other-year if we can). Although my motto is ‘Travel light, live the moment, capture the serendipity!’, this year’s destination, Greece, has been on our ‘bucket list’ … More What’s In My Travel Bag (2016 Edition)
There’s certainly been a lot of buzz lately about a potential re-launch of the Nikon1 System. Talk of a new, impending, larger sensor, mirrorless system from Nikon is nothing new, but whether that system will house a full-frame, APS-C, or other sensor has been the burning question on the minds of Nikonians. The latest speculation, that the sensor will … More My Tiny Nikon #1 – How To Re-Launch The Nikon1 System
Don’t get me wrong – I love modern hi-tech. design and material: Polypropylene, PU coated nylon, ballistic nylon, closed-cell foam, Gore-tex, Polyurethane coating, dry-flow air mesh, and the like. But there’s just… something… about the classic materials: canvas, leather, brass buckles, etc.. There’s a ‘je ne sais quoi’, a timeless-ness. And a certain tactile quality. For me, both designs (modern … More Hi-Tech vs. Classic (Camera Pouches)
The three words that best describe the A6300: 1. Fast 2. Responsive 3. Stealthy Three Stand-Outs Compared To The A6000: 1. Professional-grade Build Quality and Weather Resistance 2. Crazy Blow-Your-Mind Autofocus 3. Amazing Viewfinder Three Stand-Outs Compared To The A7 Series: 1) Nimble, Rangefinder-esque, dump-the-hump size and design 2) Again, the Autofocus 3) Price … More 3 From The 63′ (Sony A6300)
Life for many today is calendar conflicts, and un-ending To-Do lists. Often the only moments for quiet contemplation are those that are forced upon us: laying in bed trying (but un-able) to sleep… the shower… stuck in the ckeck-out line… the commute.