Category Archives: Equipment

M2R Helmet 2012 Catalogue Preview

Friday we spent the day out a motor cross track out at Boonah. This place is about 85kms out of Brisbane and it’s relatively new. If your into bikes, this is the place to go. Here are some BTS at taken by my phone and my assistant for the day Rob..a very hectic day with...

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Travel Photo Monday’s

Every Monday I show a travel photo from some of my journeys around the world including local spots in Australia like Darwin, Townsville, Brisbane and Alice Springs to overseas like Japan, London, Budapest, California, Vienna and the Netherlands. 14 of July 2007 i was travelling around Europe on a skate tour. One of the stops...

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Pocket Wizard Mini and Flex Set-ups

I’ve been using the PW system for years. I love em. Over the past 10 years of shooting rollerblading i’ve been using the triggers and receivers for my flashes without fail. This is a photo from my trip to the states a few years ago using the old Plus 2 system. 2 AM on the...

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More Assisting work – IPhone Photos

For regular readers of my blog, you’d know i run my own photography business but i also work for one of the best commercial photographers in Brisbane. Here are some shots from my phone from the last few weeks. We travelling into the new Airport Link tunnel 2 weeks ago with Anna Bligh for a...

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Want to be an amazing photographer? Start with being a great assistant by Noah Fallis

Calgary based photographer Noah Fallis has written an amazing article about the road to being a photographer starts with being an assistant. I love this article and all young photographers should read this. I’m currently assisting when i’m not shooting and i totally agree with everything he has written. Here’s a small excerpt but you...

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Photo Booth Time

Our house mate Laurie had her 30th Birthday a few weeks ago and it was dress up as a memorable movie character. So as a gift for her i set-up a photo booth with a trigger and timer and a full studio set-up. Everyone went to so much effort, this was the only was to...

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New Gear

I recently upgraded to the new Pocket Wizard Radio Triggers in an effort for chase that high speed sync i’ve been chasing for years. The Mini TT1 and Flex TT5. I have been using them for about a week now and i’m not dissapointed. I have been shooting up to as fast as 640th of...

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Looking for Assistance!!

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know how much gear i carry out to each shoot with me so most of the time i need 1 or even 2 assistance to come along and help carry gear, hold light stands ect. This is your chance to learn. Here’s an example of...

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Canon 1DX has been dropped…

If you haven’t seen the promo video’s. Here they are. Not released till April 2012  

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5DMk2 Sensor

I recently purchased a new 5Dmk2. I know i’m a bit behind the times with this upgrade and i’m sure if your into photography you’ve seen so many reviews so i won’t do anyone. I’ll just show a close-up of the quality. I was waiting for the Mk3 or something from canon that would be...

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SWYP: See What You Print, this is cool..

I found this on one of my techy sites. Picture an Ipad with a printer underneath..

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The wonders of the cheap 50mm, 1.8 Lens

I bought this lens ages but never really use it as much as i’d like.  It’s a pretty cheap lens and good quality for the price. I assist a photographer and he uses 50mm 1.2 which is amazing glass. I plan to get one of these soon but for now learning to use the 50mm...

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Ever used a Softbox as a Backdrop?

I was out shooting a company this week and they wanted some head shots. I almost sold them on environmental portraits in the factory and around the machines but they liked the white back ground look so i set up. I have various back grounds that i use on location but this time i used...

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Lighting Workshop was a great success.

Last month i ran lighting workshops every saturday morning. I had full classes and thank you very much for everyone who turned out. We covered everything from reflectors, to one light set-ups then onto outdoor large set-ups with flashes and softboxes. Here is a bunch of behind the scenes photos i shot from my phone...

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Lighting Explained

One of my jobs as a photographer is to be able to diagnose (pull apart) other images and know exactly how they were shot and lit because clients hand me images at the start of a shoot or at a meeting to prepare for a shoot and i need to be able work out the...

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