Who Needs a Meter Anyway?

Now that we’re right in the middle of summer, its a good time to get acquainted with the Sunny 16 rule! You might have heard that term before, but basically what it means is that on a sunny day, ...

Stuck indoors? Calibrate your system!

Are you stuck at home or in your studio? Has COVID-19 taken away all your shoots and assignments? Now is your opportunity to take the time to properly colour manage your system! First off, monitor cal ...

SX-70 – Still Life Photography with Polaroid Lifts

In the spirit of isolation I decided to continue my exploration of close up still life photography. One of my favourite cameras to do this with is my Polaroid SX 70. Admittedly lately I’ve done fewe ...

What’s In Your Camera Bag?

Sometimes it’s nice to share the little tips and tricks you’ve learned over the years, and some secrets you may want to keep to yourself. But if you are anything like me, you need to do al ...

I Like Social & Physical Distancing!

Unlike a lot of people, I actually do not mind all this social/physical distancing and isolation.  My neighbourhood is quieter, and the birds seem to be singing more. With hardly any people in the lo ...

Photo Download Backup Strategy

This blog post is going to go over proper backup strategies for photos. This applies equally to working in your studio or at home, or traveling and shooting mobile. The number one thing that I cannot ...

Indoor Macros and Extension Tubes

If you are stuck indoors and desperate to shoot something, why not take some macro shots of everyday items that you might have sitting around the house? I did this in the last few days, while indoors ...

Alternative Macro Photography

If you are finding yourself bored already, try some indoor macro photography! Take a CLOSE look at the knick knacks around you, document your beloved possessions, get a new interesting view of your ho ...

Catalogue Your Gear – Shooting Tips & App Options

Whether you are a film shooter or a digital shooter, an amateur or professional it’s a great idea to have a catalogue of your camera gear (or maybe your flashlights, if you’re Mike.) If yo ...

Light Painting at Home

A great way to spend hours of time and shed a new colourful light on all your old knick knacks! You can light paint inside or in the great outdoors (my fave is while camping!)  but because of recent ...