The Big Trip – Gearing Up

The Big Trip – Gearing Up

It’s now been a year since my wife and I decided to take a different path and pursue the passions that has been placed in us, to become better visual storytellers. We haven’t pursued jobs. Instead, we’ve been equipping ourselves and waiting for the opportunities to present themselves. This year has blown our minds in […]

Vintage Meets Modern – Canon FD Lenses with Micro 4/3

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Gear, InstaLumTrip, journey, micro four thirds | No Comments
Vintage Meets Modern – Canon FD Lenses with Micro 4/3

These are my loaned vintage lenses from Flo’s aunt. Her collection consists of: Canon FD 28mm 2.8, 50mm 1.8, 100mm 2.8 and Vivitar 70-150mm 3.8. Pictured on the Panasonic DMC-GX1 is the Fotodiox Canon FD to Micro 4/3 Lens Mount Adapter. The adapter works like a charm, allowing for manual aperture control and focus on the […]

The Move to Micro Four Thirds

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in micro four thirds | One Comment
The Move to Micro Four Thirds

more // I just pre-ordered the @getolympus Olympus PEN E-P5. Partly for our #epicinstaroadtrip and because we’ve been wanting more shooting capability. Returning my work Canon 5D DSLR and all the L lenses a year ago was a challenge. I was left with my iPhone 5. It turned out to be such a freeing experience. […]

Use IFTTT for Instagram and Social Media Automation

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Social Media | 6 Comments
Use IFTTT for Instagram and Social Media Automation

A fellow Instagram user asked me why my Twitter posts from Instagram looked different. That is, my Instagram photo was viewable in the tweet itself. In December 2012, Instagram turned off Twitter Cards Integration, the ability to view Instagram photos directly in tweets. The Instagram (IG) app can be configured to share to multiple social […]

Mobile Photography Basics – Hardware

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in mobile photography | 5 Comments
Mobile Photography Basics – Hardware

I’ve been talking about doing this for a long time. So, here it is. I’m sharing what I know and use in my daily mobile photography misadventures. All my related posts will be found in the category of ‘mobile photography’. I definitely don’t know it all but will certainly share what I’ve learned and continue to […]

Creativity Beyond The Instagram Square

Creativity Beyond The Instagram Square

The @16x9fordays ‘project’ has been an eye opener. Over 2400 tagged shots in 6 days says something. Greater than the interest in the aspect ratio itself though, it says that creativity cannot/should not be limiting. In the context of Instagram, Robb Thompson @beardofbeez says it well, in response to my post Love Lost and Found: […]