I’ve shot Nikon for quite some time – from the days of film, to my first digital body the D700. As time, and technology, marched on, I found myself looking for a refresh of my much loved 700. My interest in night photography had grown, and helpful features such as an articulating LCD, […]Read more "That Ol’ Tug Of War – Nikon vs Sony"
Sony A7 & 55mm f1.8 ZA As mentioned, it’s time for another detour! This isn’t the first for MarsWeekly – about a year ago (Nov 2013) I took a detour to focus on ‘Travel Light Photography‘. I like detours as they allow me to focus a little more fully on a particular topic or area. […]Read more "Detour In The Night"
Sony A7 & FE 55mm F1.8 ZA What a crazy day it’s been! Things just didn’t go smoothly,with work problems spilling over into the early evening. I certainly didn’t accomplish much (any?) of what I had intended today (including writing a fuller blog post). That’s the way it goes sometimes – I’m sure you know […]Read more "The Night Diaries (coming soon)"
As someone who enjoys night photography, I was hoping to make it to Toronto last weekend for Nuit Blanche. For those unfamiliar, Nuit Blanche is an all night, dusk to dawn festival celebrated in many major cities that sees the urban jungle transformed through various (usually lit-up) art installations. Unfortunately there seems to be quite […]Read more "Mini Nuit Blanche"
Fall colours make their appearance at the Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area (HPWA) where 70 year old Don Frigo was recently shot and killed while horseback riding after a dog-training competition on the evening of September 13th. His wife Eva Willer who was accompanying him was also shot, but escaped with minor injuries. She is currently […]Read more "Hullett Marsh – Beautiful Wildlife Area, Tragic Crime Scene"
On a recent warm and beautiful late-summer weekend, I had the opportunity to be a passenger (rather than the usual driver) on a road-trip exploring the side-roads of Perth country. The wide-open rural spaces, big sky, and clean, crisp beauty of the land was a wonder to behold. Of course, I also took the opportunity […]Read more "Cheers To Mini Mode!"
straw man n. 1. A person who is set up as a cover or front for a questionable enterprise. 2. An argument or opponent set up so as to be easily refuted or defeated. 3. A bundle of straw made into the likeness of a man and often used as a scarecrow. – http://www.freedictionary.com . […]Read more "Straw Man (for Fri Sept 19)"