First Shots: Canon G1 X Mark II

I’ve been shooting with Canon’s brand new flagship Powershot camera this week, the G1 X Mark II. The original G1 X didn’t really interest me at all. This camera, however, is a different story. I’m still assessing its abilities, but right off the bat I’m impressed with the image quality. The RAW files respond well […]

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Shooting The 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III + 50mm f/1.2L | 1/160 sec, f/1.2, ISO 200  I was honored to have been invited by my cousin and best buddy, Josh Liba, who flew all the way to San Francisco from Medellin Colombia, to help shoot a fantastically beautiful wedding yesterday as his second shooter. I helped cover the event […]

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Bikes in Flight

Canon 5D MkII + 35mm f1.4L | 1/60 sec, f/11, ISO 100 I’ve switched to Canon! Just kidding. The Nikon D7000 I carried with me up the mountain here lacks a sync port, so I couldn’t connect it to the lighting equipment we were using. So for the first time I got to play with […]

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Making the Sky Purple

Fuji X100 | 1/240 sec, f/8, ISO 800 Recently I posted a photo of Suki on Flickr that made some wonder, “hey, how’d you get the sky so purple in that shot!?” Some sort of post-processing trick perhaps? Or maybe the sky really WAS a surreal, deep purple that night? The answer is neither actually. It started with […]

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She & Him at the Fox Theater

I’ve had a major crush on Zooey Deschanel since first seeing her in the movie Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe, and that’s when I thought that all she did was act. After discovering her musical talent, I flat out fell in love with her. Her style, her voice, her everything! So I was thrilled to […]

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