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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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.
First off, a big 'thank you' to Sony Canada for hosting this meet-up - it was a lot of fun! And also for bringing along the FE 85mm f1.4 G Master lens (very cool). You can see some street portraits I took with it here. It was a pleasure to meet Ben, a very nice guy … Continue reading Street Shots With The Sony RX1
Finally, the warm weather is here. The Sun is shining, the birds are singing, and The Hills are alive with the sound of lawn mowers! I really should get out and enjoy the nice weather. But what to do?? Hmmm.... I know! How about hanging out at 'Times Square North' (Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto) with some friends and playing around … Continue reading Street Portraits With The Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM
At a recent Sony street photography meetup I had the opportunity to meet one of my favourite photojournalist and Sony Artisans, Benjamin Lowy. Ben is a New York based photographer who has spanned the globe to bring us images from some of the most dangerous places imaginable including Iraq, Darfur, Afghanistan, and Libya (where he travelled with Tim Hetherington). Having considered … Continue reading Meeting Ben Lowy
Hey - ya came back. I wasn't sure you would. This place, you know - it ain't what it use to be... but it's got 'character'. I like that. That's why I come here. You see that doll up on stage? That's Goldie. She use to be a big-time star. Real big. Shoulda seen her … Continue reading Night Photography – A Beginner’s Guide And 10 Tips & Tricks (Sony NEX, Nikon 1)