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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro – A Game Changer!

Today Olympus announced a brand new lens to the Pro lineup: the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO. A 600mm full frame equivalent super telephoto lens. And it’s a game changer!
With it being only 28cm long and around 1.3Kg heavy there’s no arguing: this is the most portable super telephoto lens a prefessional could ask for…

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King Canyon and Sequoia National Park

Best Of 2015

2015 was a year packed with all kinds of photography. From shooting the heaviest wave on the planet to climbing volcanos in Nicaragua to learning from one of the photographers I’ve looked up to for years: Chris Burkard. 2015 had it all.

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What’s In My Camera Bag?

I’ve been on the road since August and couldn’t be happier with the choice of camera equipment I’ve packed. Back in 2014 when I switched from a Canon 1D and range of heavy lenses my goal was to reduce the weight of my camera gear to under 10Kg (22lb) as I knew I was going to be travelling for a long period in 2015.

It’s really all about removing as much as possible and reducing the packlist to the ultimate minimum.

To further reduce the weight of my equipment I also switched from a fully upgraded…

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Paragliding Big Sur

Social Media is a strange thing. Sometimes it feels like you’re fighting for likes, shares, comments and numbers, then other times it becomes the very best platform to connect and link up with the best people possible.
Last weekend was one of those occasions where it proved to be the gateway to something new and exciting!.

I stumbled across a comment by Cromac O’Brian saying he’d be flying in Big Sur this weekend. I got curious and got in touch with him and it turns out he’s a passionate adventurer and paraglider. After a short conversation it was obvious I was going to be going to Big Sur for the weekend and shoot whatever was going to be happening there. If I could score a ride paragliding over California’s most impressive piece of coastline that was a bonus of course.

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The Underwater Model Shoot

Shooting models underwater was something I had never tried before. And it was definitely a challenge!
Follow along on this special photo story and find out about the difficulties and problems we encountered, what equipment was used and how we edited the images to create an ‘out-of-this-world’ feeling to them.

We were camping at a place that had this long pier across the shallow reef which lead to a much deeper section of the ocean. And as we went snorkeling around Raiatea – an island in French Polynesia – we immediately noticed the clarity was beyond…

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How to change the surf movie industry.

Every now and then something comes along and just blows everyone’s mind. Sets a new standard. Takes creativity and the way we think about everything to a new level.

The new movie about John John Florence is one of those things.

Probably the best thing I’ve seen since sliced bread…

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