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Wandrd Roam Sling Bag

My initial impression and review of Wandrd Roam Sling camera bag

If you didn’t already know, I’m a bit of a Wandrd fan. They’ve been around in the camera bag and accessory making space since 2015. They debuted onto the scene with the original PRVKE backpack targeting wanderers, explorers and travellers. It was the bag that first caught my eye all those years ago. Being an avid traveller … Continue reading My initial impression and review of Wandrd Roam Sling camera bag

It started with the Fujifilm X-T10, My journey with the Fujifilm X series

This year is Fujifilm’s 10th Anniversary of the X-Series. As such I wanted to reflect on my photography journey and my relationship with Fujifilm cameras. My Story The Fujifilm X series kicked off with the introduction of the Fujifilm X100 fixed lens camera back in 2011. I had heard about that camera from the various … Continue reading It started with the Fujifilm X-T10, My journey with the Fujifilm X series

Coffee & home lifestyle photography shoot

A couple of weeks ago, I was approached by friend and developer IE House to do a fun collaboration with a coffee roaster Pastel Coffee and newly opened Sanctum Cafe in Victoria Park. The premise of the photoshoot was to do a lifestyle branding shoot featuring Pastel Coffee’s Sanctum blend that is purpose roasted for … Continue reading Coffee & home lifestyle photography shoot

Review of Presto Photo Wall Art

When Presto Photo got in contact with me asking if I was interested in reviewing one of their products my ears perked up. I noticed they offered a range of photo products including photobooks, wall art, calendars and so forth. I have yet to try my hand at printing wall art for the home so … Continue reading Review of Presto Photo Wall Art

HG Leather Craft Camera Straps – Bespoke, Stylish and Perfect for Fujifilm

Back in the day, when I shot with DSLRs, I was sporting some honking big camera straps. It wasn’t by choice; it was by necessity! I was carrying a Canon DSLR, battery grip, and big Canon L lenses. All that glass weighed me down, and a camera strap was essential for optimal comfort. Not that … Continue reading HG Leather Craft Camera Straps – Bespoke, Stylish and Perfect for Fujifilm

REVIEW: Fujifilm XF 70-300mm

I was lucky enough to score a loan from Fujifilm Australia of the new Fujinon XF 70-300mm F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR telephoto zoom lens as it started hitting the shelves a few weeks ago. As a nature and wildlife shooter I was excited by the prospects of such a far-reaching lens in a much … Continue reading REVIEW: Fujifilm XF 70-300mm

Fremantle Docks

Shooting Kodachrome II Film Simulation on the X-T4 in Fremantle

Over the Easter Long weekend back in early April, I went on my first proper photowalk in 2021 with my Fujifilm X-T4 camera with the Fujifilm 23mm f2 lens. It was the first time I was using The X-T4 for full on a casual walk. So far I've only used the X-T4 for client work … Continue reading Shooting Kodachrome II Film Simulation on the X-T4 in Fremantle

My A-Z process and guide on documentary event photography

Event photographers are documentarians. Or at least that's my view and style of event photography. I aim to be present but at the same time blend into the background enough to capture the elusive candid moments. My process has evolved over the years as I gained more experience as a photographer and got more comfortable … Continue reading My A-Z process and guide on documentary event photography

Unboxing & review of the Fujifilm Instax SQ1

The latest square format instant film camera from Fujifilm called the Instax SQ1 was released in October 2020. This is the second instant camera I've used so far. The first was the Instax LiPlay. The Instax SQ1 is different to the LiPlay in that the SQ1 is a straight analogue instant camera and also shoots … Continue reading Unboxing & review of the Fujifilm Instax SQ1

The NISI Macro Focusing Rail NM-180 stacks up! – Igor Vyvey

My photographic journey over the last few years has often turned me towards nature, from vast sweeping landscapes to the tiniest details my ageing eyes no longer see on their own. And once one starts to capture the macro world - or is that the micro world? - I find there is an irrepressible urge … Continue reading The NISI Macro Focusing Rail NM-180 stacks up! – Igor Vyvey