Hiking Numbat Walking Track in Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary, Avon Valley

Last weekend was a long weekend for us West Aussies to mark WA Day. A few friends and I decided to head out for a hike to kick off our long weekend. Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Avon Valley, about an hour’s drive north east of Perth. It’s only open during the cooler months, … Continue reading Hiking Numbat Walking Track in Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary, Avon Valley

William Street Long Lunch – Kodak Portra 160 Inspired

A couple of weeks ago, we decided to try something different for date night. We joined in on the William Street Long Lunch event in Northbridge. As I wanted a camera setup that was small and lightweight to carry for our walk around Northbridge for the William Street Long Lunch event, I decided to bring … Continue reading William Street Long Lunch – Kodak Portra 160 Inspired

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

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: 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

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

LAOWA 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro Fuji-X Review

Venus Optics is a fairly young company but it has carved itself a reputation making some fairly unique Laowa branded lenses for both the DSLR and the APS-C market. They made interesting forays in macro lenses, some of which I had the chance to test out like their 60mm f2.8 2:1 Ultra-Macro Lens or their … Continue reading LAOWA 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro Fuji-X Review

Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

If you haven't heard about the new Fujifilm 50mm f1.0, you've been living under a rock. If you want to know how it's like to test drive the lens, I'd highly recommend reading Jonas Rask's take on it here. This post is more of a rant than anything, possibly something we've all felt these past … Continue reading Pausing Before Judging the Fujifilm 50mm f1.0

Blurb Photobook

Review of Blurb Book Layflat Photobook

Blurb is a online publishing platform that allows anyone to create, self-publish, share and sell their own prints, wall art, books and ebooks. It's been a long time since I made a photo book. The last book I made was over a decade ago using Photobook Australia. It was a small square softcover book that … Continue reading Review of Blurb Book Layflat Photobook