Hybrid photography

Every so often there is a new technology, or way of combining existing technologies, that captivates the imagination of creative minds and provides a stimulating experience for viewers. Hybrid photography has been around for a little while but is still in its infancy and new to many creatives. For those not familiar with hybrid photography,…

Photography has always been a balance of science and art. There are those who are more interested in the equipment than getting out and photographing and those who could care less about the gear and only want to create art. I believe the magic happens when one is familiar enough with their equipment that they…

  It was during the Easter long weekend when Sarah and I were in Montreal that I got an email from Don. The body of the email said “Well?” and there was a link. Curiously I followed the link and it led me to the Canadian Canoe Routes website with information about the Brent Run.…

Many times we are fixated on getting to that favorite shooting location that we forget to pay attention to the happenings around us. In these days of not having enough time, there’s a constant state of frenzy in trying to get as many things done as possible at once. This is rarely a benefit when…

In May I had the opportunity to volunteer with Focus on Nature on one of their workshops to photograph the days events. Focus on Nature is a non-profit charity, operating in Guelph, Ontario, that provides a nature photography program for children in grades four to six. They are aligned with the Ontario visual arts curriculum with…

I had a feeling that title would grab your attention. However, I’m not pulling your leg, I’m being totally serious. If you’re saying “But Panasonic doesn’t make teleconverters for their Lumix lenses!”, you would be completely right. However, you might be pleasantly surprised to discover that both of the teleconverters are probably already in your…

  Have you ever been faced with making a decision that will not only result in spending money that you hadn’t budgeted for, but would also have you eating crow? Well, I recently made a monumental (for me) photography decision: I’m switching from big body Canon equipment to Panasonic’s DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) Lumix…

The introduction of 4K video and photo features to mirrorless cameras has been a welcome addition. These features are more than just a marketing gimmick, helping you capture those unique moments that were sometimes too difficult or nearly impossible to achieve. One of the most interesting 4K features that the Panasonic Lumix line of cameras…

My Lens Choices and How I Use Them With such a wide range of lenses available for camera systems these days, it can be difficult to choose the ones that work best for you. Too frequently I see questions by new photographers asking which lens is the best choice for landscapes or wildlife, for example.…