GFX50s Day 2 Liverpool Cathedral

GFX50S 32-64mm ISO6400 1/80sec F/4I am going to update my blog as much as I can over the next few weeks with some images and words about my time with the GFX50s this is day 2. Today I had a quick drive into town...

Minolta X Fujifilm

It was almost like a revelation. Like something that I really didn’t think could ever be possible. I first got a whiff of what was coming on a facebook forum committed to all things Fujifilm GFX. There were a lot of first movers from Hong...

Elevated perspective

Sea planes and small cameras, a perfect match for aerial photography I have the good fortune, really good fortune, to travel by float (sea) plane on a regular basis between the provincial capital, Victoria, and Vancouver. My work takes me there, most often for...

Neighbourhood noire

As the light dims The light has been flat all day. As night approaches, there is a threat of rain. Wandering the neighbourhood looking for any light, finding little. The world resolves into flat shapes, silhouettes against the darkening sky. Reason enough to make...

10 weeks later

Behind the scenes of a new government being sworn in On May 9, there was a provincial election in British Columbia. 70 days after the election, a new government was sworn in on July 18. A lot has happened to get us to this point,...

Pic(k) of the week 29: NEW YORK IN THE RAIN – when luck is on your side

New York city, remains my number one preferred destination when it comes to Street Photography! Needless to say, I'm always looking forward to hunting the streets of Manhattan, whenever the opportunity arrises. Such was the case last week, when I spend 48hrs in the Big Apple! Unfortunately the weather wasn't on...

Practice for the 6 Hours of Nurburgring

This weekend I am in Germany for Round 4 of the FIA World Endurance Championship and after the thrills and spills of Le Mans, the WEC returns to the 6-hour format at the Nurburgring.I went trackside during the first two Free Practice sessions yesterday in...

Ghost in the machine

The impermanent but ubiquitous tourist Inspired by a photo created by my friend, Randy Wachtin, I started to think about the number of tourist that pass through my little world at the heart of downtown Victoria. How many and how ephemeral those tourist are. How...

By any other name

…would smell as sweet. It is full on Summer in Victoria. Aside from more tourist, this also means roses are in bloom and we are actually getting some hot weather. Well. Actually. Let me modify that. We are experiencing warmer weather, whereas the rest of...