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Dynamic Range For Photographers

July 22, 2017 - Dynamic Range... I get asked every now and then by budding photographers: "How do I make my camera take pictures like..
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What's Your Camera Of Choice?

June 27, 2017 - Fujifilm GFX 50S, X-T1, X70 and Apple iPhone Do you like how I did that....dropping my iPhone into the image above with...
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Fujifilm GFX 50S | Pride Toronto 2017

June 26, 2017 - Images shot with the Fujifilm GFX 50S camera and GF32-64mm F4 R LM WR lens. See ongoing review [HERE]. Editing - Adobe L...
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The Best Olympus Portrait Lens | Micro Four Thirds

March 15, 2017 - Hands down the M.Zuiko 45mm F1.8 prime lens. There are higher quality lenses from Olympus...and Panasonic but for the m...
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8 Stellar Fuji Lenses

April 30, 2016 - I've been a Fujifilm camera user for roughly 4 years now and during that time I've done a few BLOG posts about the lense...
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Fujifilm X-Pro1 & X-Pro2 Image Samples

April 23, 2016 - I've bent to the pressure and provided a sample image comparison between the X-Pro1 & X-Pro2 cameras. Lenses XF90mm F2...
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Portraiture | How To

January 27, 2016 - Fujifilm X-T1 W/XF56mm F1.2 R lens with a large circular Lastolite reflector How To Question... I get asked this a lot...
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Finding Inspiration

January 19, 2016 - A good question from the "Hey Leigh" emails... I wanted to write a blog post because I don't really have a good...trans...
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Cactus RF 60 and V6 Transceiver/Receiver | Gear Review Pt. II

December 24, 2015 - An amazing artist who's work I followed early in my photography endeavours has a very good saying: Light Is Light. I ne...
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Everyday People

December 16, 2015 - Gear Used: Fujifilm X100s, X30 and X-T1 with assorted lenses and processed in Adobe Lightroom CC
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Island Life

December 10, 2015 - Gear Used: Fujifilm X-E1 Camera and XF55-250mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS and Olympus O-MD E-M1 Camera W/ED 12-40mm F2.8 Pro. The...
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It's All Black & White

December 08, 2015 - Fujifilm X-T1 & XE-1 W/XF56mm F1.2 R lens and processed in Adobe Lightroom CC using the VSCO Film Presets
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We The North

December 02, 2015 - "The Airy" | Olympus OM-D E-M1 W/ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro Lens
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Going Long | Fuji's XF 50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR

November 01, 2015 - A fantastic photography artists who's work I was very interested in at one point said "if your images aren't good enough...
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What's In My Bag for 2016

October 31, 2015 - F olks...it's about that time. I'm way behind on posts due to travel, work and life but the gear bag is something I wan...
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What Kind of traveler Are You? | Travel Photography

July 30, 2015 - TripAdvisor tells me that over 100,000 people have read my travel reviews...over 50% are from the USA within the past ye...
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Fujifilm XF90mm F2 R LM WR | PART TWO Review

July 17, 2015 - So, what can you do with a 135mm F2 lens? This... And this... Canon EOS 5D MKII W/EF135mm F2L USM lens @ F2 Why?...
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Ontario Cup NO.2

May 03, 2015 - I love being a spectator now...still remember the burning lungs, lactic acid in my muscles and the dust in my mouth and...
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Adobe Lightroom CC | Workflow

April 22, 2015 - Xmas came early.... Finally Adobe has included support in Lightroom to leverage GPU's. Long overdue considering it's be...
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Street Photography | Post Processing

April 21, 2015 - The purists might cry foul but I love making a street image back at the lab in post-production. Although I don't shoot "...
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Hangin' At The Split | Travel

April 17, 2015 - Images shot in Caye Caulker, Belize and post-processed in DxO Optics Pro 10 software. Olympus OM-D E-M1 W/M.Zuiko 12-40...
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Shooting for Stock | Editorial Use Only

January 27, 2015 - I'm slowly rebuilding my stock portfolio with images shot over the past year with mirrorless cameras. These were submitt...
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Happy New Year !

January 02, 2015 - I spent the first half of Day 1 at the Toronto Polar Bear Dip. Apparently it's become "a thing" in a few countries. Peop...
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Fujifilm Classic Chrome | Fuji X30 Street

December 18, 2014 - Fuji has officially dropped their Classic Chrome film simulation for the X-Series cameras and it's now my new favourite...
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Fuji XF50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR | Part II

November 30, 2014 - Here we go... PART II of my user experience with the Fujifim XF50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR telephoto zoom lens. ISO 320...
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Photo Essay | Niagara on The Lake

November 12, 2014 - Originally I was going to post one or two images under the "Why I love This Picture" category but I've decided to form i...
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Wide Angle Lens Goodness | Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS

October 28, 2014 - Of course wide angle lenses and long-exposure shots go together like milk and honey. Shot with a Fujifilm XT-1, XM-...
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Street Photography

October 25, 2014 - Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X10 Fujifilm XE-1 Fu...
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Photo Essay | Marrakech, Morocco

September 26, 2014 - This is the fourth Photo Essay and last from my recent travels abroad. I started out in Canada, went to Spain then Afric...
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Photo Essay | Essaouira, Morocco

September 18, 2014 - We flew into Morocco, landing in Marrakech and in doing so, I became the second person in my family to set foot on the A...
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REVIEW | Fujifilm X-M1 and X-A1

September 11, 2014 - Photokina is about to kick off in Germany and I'm sure Fuji will be springing some new stuff on the scene that may overs...
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Retouching | What, Why, When

August 20, 2014 - So this is the RAW file conversion, straight from the photographer's camera. Dull, soft and full of things you want to f...
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Maternity | Baby Clarke On The Way

August 18, 2014 - The best part of working for couples getting married is when they ring you a year later to announce mini-me's on the way...
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Photo Essay | My Strange Paradox

August 10, 2014 - I love watching people work especially when I'm relaxing....my strange paradox. Not the kind of person who hates their...
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Photo Essay | Pictures (NSFW)

August 06, 2014 - Someone asked me recently why I like taking pictures. After-all it's my day job and most people want to leave their day...
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Model Development | Jessica by Juliette Benoit

July 31, 2014 - Fuji XT-1 W/XF56mm 1.2 R Mola Demi 22" Beauty Dish Processed in Adobe Lightroom 5.6 and Retouched in Adobe Photoshop C...
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Models | What Do I Look For

July 28, 2014 - In a word: Attitude I can do more with attitude than good looks and I mentioned that in a post a handful of months back...
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Review | The Fujifilm XT-1 PART III

July 21, 2014 - Welcome to PART III of my user "experience" review. Grab something cool to drink, it's long (winded). I've spent the be...
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Married With Friends | Summer Wedding

July 15, 2014 - Some pics from the smallest/shortest wedding of the season so far: The Happy Couple, a Priest, Close Friends and a warm...
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Prom Night | Social Media Squares

June 23, 2014 - Fujifilm XT-1 XF 56mm 1.2 R XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS
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When Things Were Simple...

May 02, 2014 - Remember when the biggest problem in your life was where to ride bikes and hang out with your friends? We work all year...
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Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO | Micro Four Thirds

April 17, 2014 - Here goes the verdict: If you are thinking of getting into the micro four thirds platform and can only afford one lens,...
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Fuji XF 56mm 1.2 R Part II | Mexico

April 10, 2014 - I spent a week in Mexico with the new Fuji XF 56mm 1.2 R prime lens. If you want to cut to the chase without reading the...
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Be Yourself

March 28, 2014 - Everyone else is taken...
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Sigma & The Weather | Love & Hate

March 21, 2014 - I got sucked into two topics I hate discussing at a photoshoot today. Canadians hide from Winter. I discovered that the...
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The Machine View | Making of Face Cartography

March 19, 2014 - Blogged with kind permission from Daniel Boschung " ‘The Machine View’ is the Swiss publicity and coverage photograph...
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I love This Picture #9 | Brrrrr!

March 16, 2014 - It's that time of year again when all the lovers get engaged and/or married! Starting around late February couples begi...
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I Love This Picture #8 | Spring Love

March 11, 2014 - Ever meet two people so in love it's oozing from their eyeballs? I wanted to give it a voyeuristic feel by shooting t...
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Street | San Pedro, Belize

March 10, 2014 - The first thing you notice when you step out of the airport and into the street is an almost eerie quiet. With all the c...
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 | Belize

February 10, 2014 - Continued from the previous post: As mentioned I took a pair of cameras with me to Belize (Fuji X-E1 W/XF 55-200mm & Ol...
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Bling & Beauty

January 09, 2014 - A beauty and Jewelry with some bling loaned from a client and his son. My team I lit the shots with a single 86 inch...
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Fuji Video Sample

November 30, 2013 - As I move away from using DSLR and into mirror-less cameras for my work I'm finding it easier to switch between video an...
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Street

November 28, 2013 - I don't do it much anymore but it's still the best way to get re-inspired after lot's of time in the studio. It's comple...
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I Love This Picture

October 04, 2013 - Twin boys who did double duty as best men and ring bearers for their dad and new stepmom.
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