Archive for April, 2015

Riveting Trash-Based Photographs With Environmental Significance / My Modern Met Article

My Modern Met has featured Alejandro Durán’s Washed Up series.  The series depicts Durán’s take on environmental issues that are currently in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve.   Durán explains, “The resulting photo series depicts a new form of colonization by consumerism, where even undeveloped land is not safe from the far-reaching impact of […]


Q&A / Remote Triggers or Shutter Releases Explained

Do you have a remote timer for camera?  I going to buy one for my Canon but not sure which one is good.  Can you recommend one? -Yaz Remote Triggers / Shutter Releases Explained Something to trigger your camera shutter remotely is always a must-have tool.  There are various kinds of triggers and different names […]


Setting Sails / New Print Release

The newest release in my Slice of Life series is entitled Setting Sails.  I created this image while Aiofe and I were on our honeymoon in Cuba last year.  I noticed the wildly vibrant colours of the wind sails against the backdrop of the sky.  To me, this image is an abstract representation of moving on […]


Using Drones for Dramatic Nature Photos / Popphoto Article

Jon Cornforth of Popphoto.com (Popular Photograph Magazine) wrote an article recently on using drones for nature photos.  Drones are everywhere these days.  They are the newest gadget, fad, trend or whatever you want to call it; and it’s here to stay.  It’s just a matter of time until someone uses a drone for wedding photography. […]


Desolation Photographs by Scott Dimond / Opening Reception

Scott Dimond is a photographer based in Calgary, Alberta.  He likes to photograph landscapes, particularly natural scenes at sunrise/sunset.  Scott also photographs abandoned sites, weather old rural homesteads or large industrial complexes (1).  The topic of his latest show (at Resolve Photo) is Desolation and can be viewed at the opening reception, Thursday, April 9th, […]


The Visual Toolbox: 60 Lessons for Stronger Photographs / David duChemin

I always say in photography, just like in many things creative, gear and technique are tools.  Know when to use them and how to use them and your vision will know no bounds.  Every once in awhile I want to share a book I think is worth reading.  To be honest, I have not yet […]


Jobu Design L-Bracket (for Nikon D800) Unboxing Video

A few years ago I picked up an L-bracket for my Nikon D800 (Model: LB-ND800).  The L-bracket was designed and manufactured by Jobu Design.  This particular L-bracket is Arca-Swiss compatible and is machined from solid aluminum (verses being bent into shape).  It was one of my favourite pieces of equipment and is instrumental when I […]


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