Long Exposure Photography at Sunrise with Sony a7ii

I got up nice and early and was rewarded with an amazing sunrise this morning at Sumner beach. The sun was just peaking around from behind the cliffs and filling the waves with an brilliant light.

By | February 13th, 2017|Behind the Scenes, Christchurch, New Zealand, Sumner, Videos|0 Comments

Using a Sony RX100 for Landscape Photography

I decided to try out the Sony RX100 camera an see how well it performed for landscape photography, I will be posting a few more videos with this camera in the next few weeks.

By | February 8th, 2017|Behind the Scenes, Christchurch, New Zealand, Videos|0 Comments

Sony 50mm 1.8 FE lens Review with A7ii

  I've been using the Sony 50mm FE 1.8 Lens now for almost a month, so I decided to share some of my thoughts on it and some examples scenarios to show how it performed with sample photos.

Temples and Markets with the Sony 50mm 1.8 FE lens and a7ii

I've just picked up a new lens recently, the Sony FE 50mm 1.8 Its the first Sony lens I've purchased since owning the a7ii for over a year now, so I thought I would put it through its paces on the streets of Chiang Mai, Thailand. So far I am pretty pleased with it, its [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Behind the Scenes, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Videos|0 Comments

A Temple Phase (Testing Cine4 picture Profile with Sony a7ii)

I hve been trying out the cine4 and cine2 picture profiles on the Sony a7ii, and I made this video in the process. I don't have much experince editing video so it was a new challenge and I am semi-pleased with how it came out, I learnt lots in the process so I have a [...]

By | December 11th, 2016|Chiang Mai, Thailand, Videos|0 Comments

Testing out S-Log 2 on the Sony a7ii

I've just been trying out the S-Log 2 profile on my Sony a7ii for video. It gives a much wider dynamic range in this mode but it requires colour grading afterwards. This is my first test using it just trying out a few different lenses and colour grading options.

By | November 17th, 2016|Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Shooting with a Fisheye lens on Sony a7ii

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Commercial/n-xPvCZZ/i-5qGMx6b/A If you like my video I would appreciated it if you could subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post a new video every week.   I decided to challenge myself and use my old Opteka 6.5mm fisheye lens, and try and come up with some nice shots even with the wide distortion. It was [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Yoga by the Cliffs Photoshoot

    This weeks behind the scenes video is of another photoshoot I did with Andy, we were aiming to get some good Yoga poses at the cliffs.   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Commercial/n-xPvCZZ/i-M8Zt3H6/A If you like my video I would appreciated it if you could subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post a new video every [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Photoshoot with a Fitness Model

    This weeks video is a behind the scenes look at a recent photo-shoot I did with a personal trainer, Andy. It was mostly focused on the gymnastics rings and the sun was nice and high in the sky for getting nice high contrast shadows which lend themselves to effective shots in [...]

By | July 3rd, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Shooting an Old Wooden Shed

  I loved the way this shed looked and I spent a good hour or so there getting shots from all angles before the sun set for the evening. I managed to get a few shots of the light streaming across the blades of grass in the field and used it as a [...]

By | June 26th, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments