What’s In My Bag #1 – Detroit UrbEx Shoot, Dec 2014

I’ve long intended on creating a little video series that covers the gear that I pack for specific trips/shoots along with why I’m packing them. For this first installment of the “What’s in my bag” series, I go over the gear that I’m packing for my first trip to Detroit (which I’m currently on now). The entire trip revolves […]

By |Dec 12th, 2014|

Some Lensbaby Fun

When I visited Emerald Falls for the first time the other week, I thought it’d be a great opportunity to put my new Lensbaby Composer Pro w/Edge 80 optic lens to work. It had been so many years since I used a Lensbaby but there has always been something alluring to them. Little did I realize that Lensbaby’s […]

By |Dec 7th, 2014|

A First Look at the Sony a7II

I recorded a quick First Look video at the brand new Sony a7II. My first impressions are that this is a fantastic camera with killer ergonomics and a wonderfully improved AF system. This video covers more of the superficial aspects of the camera, compared against the original a7 and a7R. I’ll have more significant image comparisons ready this weekend once […]

By |Dec 5th, 2014|

5 Things to Consider When Buying A Mirrorless Camera

With the recent release of my new eBook, Moving to Mirrorless, my good friends at Wacom asked if I would write an article talking about things that people should consider when buying a new mirrorless camera. The timing of this article is especially good because we’re rapidly approaching everyone’s favorite gift-giving holidays. So, I wrote this article […]

By |Dec 3rd, 2014|

Motion in Infrared

Last weekend, I finally had an opportunity to stretch out my newly Infrared (IR)-converted Sony a7 while visiting Emerald Falls in Oregon. After renting one a few months back, I had no doubt that having one for myself would be a worthwhile investment. Shooting in IR is certainly challenging and that makes everything about it more fun. One of the […]

By |Dec 2nd, 2014|

Pearl District Wanderlust

Despite a wonderful shoot at Emerald Falls yesterday and near-freezing temps today, I had the itch to get out and meander completely aimlessly around Portland’s Pearl District. It is, undoubtedly, my favorite neighborhood in the downtown area and is positively brimming with little gems and cultural cornerstones. The sky was blue— flat and boring. Fortunately, I wasn’t concerned with looking […]

By |Nov 30th, 2014|
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