Shoe Near By

After I shot the sunset photo out my window the other day I wanted to get another shot, but I knew I have very limited amount of time before the sunset light was gone. I quickly looked around at whatever was in the room I was in. I spotted this pair of shoes and just …

Back To Fujifilm

I decided life would be better with a little Fujifilm back in my life. I picked up this Fujifilm X-T2 for a smoke’n deal from Vistek (a Canadian camera store) and I am so happy I did. If you have been a long time reader of this blog you know I have some experience with …

Minolta Maxxum 8000i

Some cameras come and go. In my case, a lot of cameras come and go! Some cameras however just hang around for years and years and never seem to find another owner. Like this beautiful old Minolta Maxxum 8000i. I’ve had this camera kicking around for ages! I haven’t used it in a super long …

Wine

This was a fun picture to take. I had one large softbox set up to camera right. The background was a board with a bunch of white lights stuck to it with crinkled tinfoil stuck in between them. I shot this handheld while a friend of mine poured the wine into the glass. We made …

NY Jets Helmet

I have recently been working on a little DIY project and this helmet is the finished product. While I was down in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho this summer I found this old football helmet at a random thrift store I wondered into. For a measly $10 I thought why not pick it up and see what …

Lensbaby Sweet 35

Camera: Canon 5D mark iii & 16-35L ii @ 35mm ~ Settings: f/5.6 – 1/5 – ISO 400 This is one crazy lens! I had been aware of Lensbaby for a long time now, but I never had the opportunity to use one. Then one day last week, I walked into a random thrift store …

Nikon 50mm 1.8 vs 1.4 Video

I made this video yesterday that gives my thoughts on the Nikon 50mm 1.8D vs 1.4D. The test shots¬†were very un-scientific. All pictures were taken hand-held, one after the other and the lighting in the room did not change. This video was shot with a Canon T3i & 28mm 1.8 and a 5D mark iii …

Bright Nikes When It’s Cold Out

I don’t know what the weather is like where you live, but here in Calgary, Canada it is still winter! Yesterday it was snowing all day and I didn’t dare go outside haha. So I grabbed these shoes and practised some product photography. The set up was 2 Canon 580EX ii Speedlites shot into white …

Canon A-1

I was bored the other night so I decided to do a little product style photography. This old A-1 is sitting on my desk in my office/basement studio, so I just grabbed it and took this picture.¬†For lighting I had 2 Canon 550EX Speedlites shot through umbrellas and one LED light pointing at the lens …