First of all, I know what you’re thinking – 2010 was a decade ago. Yes I’m aware of that, but let me first preface by saying that a funny thing happens when you’re really into photography and cars, and surrounded by people who have the same passions… you end up doing some pretty cool things with your free time.Continue reading “Rally of the Tall Pines – Bancroft 2010”
Like many of you reading this, I’ve spent a lot more time at home these past few weeks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that is rapidly spreading across the globe. I’m fortunate enough that my job can be done remotely (though I do miss actually seeing my team and colleagues in person), but it’s the personal side of these uncertain times that I think has the largest effect.Continue reading “Quarantine Fun with a Macro Lens”
On my recent trip to the Philippines, I made sure to stay in touch with the social world in effective, yet simple ways. Even though I brought with me my trusted Fujifilm X100s digital camera (which is my trusted travel camera), my Apple iPhone 6 came out of my pocket every now and then to snap a photo here and there. These are the photos that I was happy enough with to post to Instagram for all to see. I have also included the caption that I added to the photos when they were originally posted.
A couple of months ago, Lowepro held a launch event for their brand new line of bags and support systems, the Street & Field collection. The Thompson Landry gallery in the distillery district of Toronto graciously hosted photographers, videographers, and invited enthusiasts alike. Of the many delicious offerings, the camera-shaped cake that the Lowepro marketing team had specially made for the night almost, well, took the cake. On display around the gallery were images from the Photosensitive collection – a not for profit organization that uses photography to help those who are less fortunate – and many t-shirt-clad mannequins donned in the extensive and impressive options that Lowepro has to offer.
A most unfortunate event has happened at least once to every photographer – you miss the shot because you were not prepared. The decisive moment cannot come together if lens, camera, and sometimes flash come together first. The Street & Field collection provides the first step to removing the issue of unpreparedness.