A few months ago I was approached by TetherTools to showcase my workflow in their upcoming #HowIGotTheShot series done in partnership with PhotoShelter. I am not usually one for on-camera appearances as I prefer to be behind the lens, but this was a great opportunity to share some of my knowledge and experience with others.Read More
A few months ago, I learned about a unique multi-city event called the Stand Out Photographic Forum. The Toronto stop of the event kicked off last week at Hangloose Media studios, bringing with it a great variety of presenters and vendors. The event concept is quite simple as each hour a notable speaker (such as Renee Robyn, Erika Blatt, Steve Richard, Joseph Cartright, and others) would present their body of work, speak about their creative process, and answer questions. As if that wasn't enough, many stuck around and mingled with attendees, as well as playing with some of the toys on display.Read More
In the social media realm, I consider myself well-versed and connected. Currently (for PAWELECphoto), I'm on 8 social networks and do my best on updating each with my latest photography work and these blog posts on a weekly basis. As if that wasn't enough, I am also a member and admin of various Facebook groups for photographers, models, and fellow creatives to collaborate and share one's work.Read More
Last Thursday, I received an invite from Phase One to check out their latest and greatest offering - the XF 100MP camera system. Truth be told, I haven't had much experience with medium format cameras other than an impulse purchase a decade ago of a Mamiya 645AFD, just because it was a deal that I couldn't pass up. I no longer have that Mamiya and have since gotten the urge to get my fingers on a medium format system, so I was thrilled about the invite so I could share my experience.
Before I get into it, I want to apologize for the poor photo quality below of the behind-the-scenes. Those shots were taken with my iPhone 6, boasting an awesome (insert sarcasm here) 8-megapixel camera and the dynamic range ofRead More