Wander Shooting (verb) : The act of walking/wandering through unfamiliar places taking pictures and sharing prints of the results.
My quick and clean method of fixing the a6000 hotshoe got featured on Sony Alpha Rumors! Woot!
Why Won’t The Hotshoe Work On The a6000?
The Sony a6000 has a black powder coating (like a durable paint) that covers the entire hotshoe. In order for a flash to fire the flash has to make contact with at least 2 points on the hotshoe. The center conductor and the surrounding metal plate. The powder coating looks cool, but it makes a great insulator that keeps a flash or flash trigger from making contact. This video shows you how to address it. Continue reading
This video post has two parts. One part is a pretty simple way of using the RF-603N Radio Flash Triggers (designed for Nikon or Canon Cameras), with any camera with a hot shoe. I have Panasonic and Sony mirrorless cameras and I’d rather have one solution that works with both manufacturers. Continue reading
While I liked the Sony NEX-6, it was missing some redeeming qualities of the Micro Four Thirds (m43) format.
First was size and weight, which can be a big issue when you shoot portraits. There aren’t that many times when I’ve been the subject of a portrait, but large cameras can be intimidating and they are a reality with 35mm film and full frame digital cameras. Even the sound of the mirror can be off-putting to some subjects. Sony’s APS-C sensor takes some of the size away, but most m43 lenses are even smaller and by necessity, wider.
It seems like it’s only been a couple of years that Digital cameras have really begun to match the quality of their film counterparts.
Welcome to the launch of People Places Things.
This is a portfolio site of my work as a Baltimore based photographer. Most of my work is editorial, for local and national magazines: Warfields, Parade, Child, and Architectural Digest to name a few. The assignments allowed me to travel and ultimately move from Baltimore to NYC.
The vast majority of the images here are of my personal work and haven’t been published. It’s a work in progress so there will be new content to come.
Thank you for your indulgence and I sincerely hope you find something here that makes you pause.