Entries by Steve

The Trusty Sony A7S

The Sony A7s is a full-frame mirrorless camera that was released in 2014 and was known for its excellent low light performance and high sensitivity. It has a 12.2 megapixel resolution and is capable of capturing 4K video. One of the key features of the Sony A7s is its low light capability, thanks to its […]

Further tips on taking concert photos

In concert photography, you’ll typically want to use a lens with a wide aperture (f/2.8 or wider) to allow more light into the camera and help you capture sharp, well-exposed images in low light conditions. A lens with a longer focal length (such as a 70-200mm or a 300mm) can also be useful for capturing […]

Getting Started With Concert Photography

Concert photography can be a fun and rewarding hobby or profession, but it can also be challenging and fast-paced. Here are some steps to get started with concert photography: Learn the basics of photography: It’s important to have a solid understanding of photography principles such as composition, exposure, and lighting. Consider taking a photography course […]


The Best Camera Settings for Concerts Today I’m going to explain the best camera settings for concert photography. Concert photography is one of the more challenging types of photography. You have very difficult lighting, a lot of moving subjects. One of the best things you can do to ensure your concert photos are as awesome […]

Variety Arts Club of New Zealand

For those who are interested in nostalgia, old Shadows music or anything the New Zealand Variety Arts Club gets up to you may just find the odd snippet here. In this case I have uploaded a video from a show in Auckland during 2015. It features “The Shadz” another New Zealand band who rock the […]


Elaine Paige, Good, Great and Bad

Blogs as well as Facebook provide a platform for airing views, whether it be what I classify as political BS, or how bad Starbucks Coffee happens to be etc. This is a very rare rant for me but currently I am highly brassed off and it has NOTHING to do with photography. It is all […]


Great Guitars

I am constantly being asked where to buy guitar gear. People want to know the most reliable source for online musical equipment. To be honest the very best I can come up with it Amazon. They not only are the biggest online market place they have the biggest range of equipment you can imagine.   […]

A Short History of Photography

Photos through the ages When you see videos of the early developers of photography, it is pretty funny especially in light of photography today. In those old movies, to get a picture, the camera was as big as a computer is today. The photographer had to put his head under a sheet and hold up […]


Perth Happenings

A Home Studio to die for: My great friend Nunzio Mondia from Perth Western Australia has created a masterpiece. Normally a masterpiece for Nunzio is a composition carefully structured on his Fazioli piano. However he has gone one step further and built a state of the art recording studio behind his home. Nunzio was able […]