Micro Four Thirds – tentative first steps with a Panasonic Lumix GX7
Photography | Reviews

Micro Four Thirds – tentative first steps with a Panasonic Lumix GX7

After years of shooting with “proper” full-frame DSLR kit such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark 3, and amassing a collection of various EF lenses tailored around my needs, I think the time might have come for a change. Full frame cameras have traditionally represented the pinnacle of photographic equipment. Outstanding image quality, great performance in terms of…

Revisiting the EOS M – time to move on?
Photography | Reviews

Revisiting the EOS M – time to move on?

As may well be obvious from some of the posts on this site, I have a serious interest in photography – and run a successful professional photographic business covering wedding, lifestyle / family & commercial photography.  Going right back to my first “serious” digital camera, I’ve always been shooting with Canon equipment – diving in…

Canon EOS M (18Mpx Mirrorless) – Ignore the reviews… It’s great!
Photography

Canon EOS M (18Mpx Mirrorless) – Ignore the reviews… It’s great!

So, after spending the last 10 days playing around with an EOS M, I have a few conclusions to draw… Firstly, if you’re looking for a compact, mirrorless camera that offers great image quality along with interchangable lenses, good build quality, proper manual controls & good-enough performance; stop reading here and go buy one. If…

Why I’ve switched from Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom 4.1
Photography | Reviews

Why I’ve switched from Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom 4.1

Let me start by saying that having used Apple’s Aperture for years, I’ve reached the conclusion over the last few months that it’s no-longer the best product for my imaging workflow. This isn’t intended to be a comparison between Aperture 3 & Lightroom 4.1 nor is it a review of either product. Both can be…

Sam’s First Shoes
Family | Photography

Sam’s First Shoes

To mark a bit of a milestone in Sam’s life, thought I’d quickly post this. His first pair of proper “cruising” shoes…. Now very necessary as he’s probably going to be walking independently in few weeks at the latest. Shot with an EOS 5D & EF 24-70 f2.8L, and processed through Aperture & Nik Software’s…