Posts Tagged Gear

Da 35

If you’re wondering if I am still alive, well…I am. Though this pesky winter is starting to test my limits . Anyhow, I have long wanted to add to my lens reviews but never got around to doing so. When Gentec contacted me to see if I was interested to give the new Sigma 35mm [...]


When the Canadian distributor for Tamrac (Gentec International) contacted me to offer me a sponsorship, I have to admit I wasn’t quite sure how to react. Obviously I was flattered and proud, Tamrac is an established manufacturer with a great reputation for solid products. However, I already had more bags than I could shake a [...]

Gear Review: F-Stop Kenti

When F-stop approached me to photograph their new Kenti bag a few months ago, I quickly jumped on the opportunity as I had been considering it. Little did I know that my wife would be even keener to jump on it, so much so that I hardly got to touch it . So, while I [...]

Gear Review: The Sigma 15mm F2.8 EX DG Diagonal Fisheye

Gentec  International, the official Canadian supplier of renowned brands such as Sigma, Velbon and Sandisk, has provided me with a copy of the Sigma 15mm F2.8 EX DG Diagonal Fisheye to review. I had been wanting to try one of these specialist lenses for a long time, and this was the perfect opportunity to do it. As [...]

Gear Review: F-Stop Gear Tilopa BC Backpack

When it comes to photo backpacks, photographers are probably worse than Celine Dion agonizing over a pair of shoes. You need one for every occasion and there is never a perfect pack for every occasion. In my case, I have a lot of requirements that are seemingly incompatible. I hike a lot, sometime deep into [...]