How and why have I ended up having 3 different camera systems

December 11, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
These are my experiences and reflect my style of work, your experiences may be totally different There was a time when many photographers raced to get the biggest and meanest looking rig to showcase to the world that they (including me) were serious about their art. We pride ourselves in differentiating from the iPhoneographers, 1-2-3-smile compac...
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#8 Portrait Lens Upgrade September 2011

May 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
More delicious creamy boh-kayyyyyyyy My interest in photography had really fired up at this point in time and I even dreamt about taking photos in wild exotic landscapes with my trusty Canon EOS 550D (although I must admit that the lens I used in my dream was different to the kit lens I was using at the time and it was somehow much much better). A...
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#7 Delicious Creamy Bokeh

May 11, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Boh-kayyyyyyyy I must admit the obsession for bokeh came about from watching DigitalRev TV (YouTube channel) where Kai, the host repeatedly described certain lens having buttery smooth bokeh or bokehlicious. This got me really intrigued as it seemed to be one factor I could not possibly achieve with the twin kit lens (EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS and...
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#6 "I Win" Preset

May 10, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Preset to win or lose I had mixed feelings about using presets at first when I heard about them being available in Lightroom. It felt both right and wrong like using cheats in computer games as an “I Win” button. However, the more I used them, the more I seemed to rely on them. I remember there was a preset called 300 (muted bronze theme just like...
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#5 Whatever Whenever 365

May 09, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Conflicting confusion After a few photo outings I had quickly realised that I really liked having this outlet to express myself creatively; however, there was a fundamental flaw in the execution and that was the lack of knowledge about the tool and the approach of improving my skills. Trial and error simply took too long and I felt I was going arou...
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