Sony, Nikon and Canon at CES 2016

There has been a lot of backlash in the Sony community that our beloved camera manufacturer didn’t choose to make more of a splash at CES than they did, similar to the cards Nikon played by introducing the D5 and D500 SLR’s to the market. And while users of the A99/A77/A58 (despite rumours that they may not even bother) continue … Read More

My A7R II is Dead… or is it?

A couple of months ago I made the leap from Canon to Sony by purchasing the A7R II and haven’t looked back since. I quickly became addicted to the images the camera produced. Beautiful high res photos FULL of dynamic range, I hadn’t regretted my decision for a single moment. Tonight however my thoughts on that may have changed as … Read More

Photographing Awesome

As a photographer, every once in a while we work with a client that helps us beyond being fun and easy to shoot. Recently I shot with a long time friend for the very first time and it was not only an opportunity to create some really powerful images, it was a chance to catch up. And let me tell … Read More

Shoot Happens: Michelle

Today I’m going to begin a new feature on the website that I’m calling Shoot Happens. Basically all this will be is some behind the scenes stories of how some of my photoshoots came to be. While most of the time I am working with clients that have reached out to me for hire, or helping friends with personal projects, … Read More

Getting the Shot – Sunlight in Studio

Recently I wanted to explore creating a nice sunlight effect with some drapery in studio and I enlisted the help of one of my favourite models (and founder of her own website, the Fussy Factor) to do so. While the setup looks very complex, it is actually quite simple and repeatable. Not to mention, something VERY similar can be accomplished … Read More

On stage at the Tivoli with Eric Johnston

Shooting in abandoned or run-down spaces, as you know, is one of my favourite things to do. However shooting in abandoned places of incredible historical significance, that are on the verge of having life breathed back into them is a rare and special occasion I was recently able to take advantage of with my good friend Eric Johnston.

Getting the Shot – Simple One Light Portrait

Moving to proper studio style strobe lighting from available or hot lights is one of the first major hurdles a photographer will cross when transitioning to photography as a career or even just taking your hobby to the next level. However lighting setups do not have to be overly complex, and beautiful photographs, if carefully planned, can be taken with … Read More