What does X-Men, The Carbon Rush, and The Boondock Saints all have in common? The answer is Byron Martin, film producer extraordinaire whose projects also include The Chronicles of Riddick, Death Race (with Jason Statham), Resident Evil: Afterlife, and even two American Pie movies.
I have this real romantic idea that one day, I will camp out under the Aurora Borealis in Norway or Iceland. I also really want to go gliding upside down while filming the crags of the north, blanketed by piles of snow. Truth is, although those would be my fantasy photo opportunities, I am actually planning to do them! So the next question is, how does this Canadian gal keep warm & protect my gear in sub zero temperatures?
I remember being a small child and watching The Wizard of Oz. I was always very lucky to have always have had colour television as a child, but I can just imagine how amazing the transition from black and white would have been…a huge paradigm shift for that time. Continue reading 6 Tips On How To Take Black and White Pictures
There is a quiet war on the streets about what kind of camera you are using to capture your photos. For some photographers, it is a fancy DSLR camera, complete with a variety of lens and a snazzy camera bag. For others, it is the ubiquitous iPhone, or some other device that slides in and out of your pocket.
Who wins? I know in my previous article, 7 Reasons Why the iPhone 6 is My Camera of Choice, I was very clear on my preference of cameras. But, I thought of putting personal bias aside and discovering if there is more to this DSLR and smartphone issue than meets the eye? As a street photographer, I am always trying to improve my craft. I feel it is time for me to take a look at this camera war a bit more seriously and weigh out the pros and cons of each camera type.
I know that this is probably shunned by many professional and semi-professional photographers alike. I can even hear my own friends teasing me from behind the shadow of my words. I think it’s time I come out of the closet.
I love taking pictures on my iPhone 6…