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Justin Morrison

Justin Morrison
I am a professional photographer, working in motion and stills. I create portrait, lifestyle and documentary work, and I strive to tell real and authentic stories. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Top 5 New Camera Features

Today I’m going to take a look at some of the latest camera features and technologies, so that when you go into your local Best Buy store to buy your next camera you’ll have a headstart on the store clerk, and maybe even a checklist of must-have features.   From ‘focus peaking’ to EVFs, here are 5 of my favourite new features.  

Top 5 Photography Equipment Upgrades For Spring 2014!

Now that the daffodils are out, it’s time to dust off the photography equipment and get out there and start enjoying the outdoors again.   Speaking of camera equipment; maybe it’s time to consider some updates. If you feel like your camera’s a little out of date, or you think it’s time to get more serious about your photography, I’m going to give you my recommendations for some springtime upgrades.    

The Ultimate Guide To Lens Terminology

Today we’re going to take a look at some of the features commonly found on lenses, and also the numbers, letters and acronyms attached to those lenses that can be kind of intimidating, but are important to understand so that you can assess the capabilities and limitations of various lenses.  

Samsung NX-30 Review: A Mirrorless In A DSLR Disguise

The NX30 represents Samsung’s big play to convince DSLR users to take mirroless cameras seriously. And with a long and impressive list of features, on the inside and out, this camera looks like anopther nail in the coffin of the DSLR category.   Today, photographer Justin Morrison gives us his thoughts on the NX30.

How To Get Your Exposure Right – Metering Modes Explained

Metering is one of the most important functions that a camera performs, and if you want to unleash the true power of your DSLR or mirrorless camera by shooting in manual mode, it’s something you’ll need to learn about, or you could end up shooting lots of silhouettes this summer!   Today photographer Justin Morrison gives us the low-down on metering modes; what they are and when to use them.

The Sony DSC-H300 – Big Zoom, Small Price

The Sony DSC-H300 is a point-and-shoot camera with a DSLR-style body. It packs a very impressive 35x optical zoom and SteadyShot technology which gives you the ability to take photos over a quite incredible distance. But as photographer Justin Morrison discovered, it also has some features that let you get some really fun and stylish portraits  

Master The Basic Camera Settings And Unleash Your Creativity!

At last, spring is nearly upon us. Soon we’ll be able to go outside again without fear of losing toes to frostbite, or losing an umbrella to a sudden gale. On top of that, the clocks went forward (‘spring forward, fall back’) last weekend so now we have all these glorious long evenings ahead of us.   The spring is a great time to get outside and practice some photography, and today I’m going to walk you through some of the manual settings on your camera so that you can shoot with purpose, rather than just leaving it all to the camera and hoping for the best

Tips For Taking Better Night Photographs

One of the things about living in a northerly country like Canada is that we spend stretches of the year with short days and long nights. Far from limiting our options as photographers, today I’ll look at the limitless night photography opportunties that are open to us – including ‘light painting’!

The Olympus OM-D EM-10 Is Perfect For Purists On A Budget

The EM-10 from Olympus is the third release in the popular OM-D range if mirrorless cameras.    With a bunch of great features, including a touchscreen, all presented in a really nicely designed body, the EM-10 is a great value entry-level mirrorless camera.   Today photographer Justin Morrison tells us about his hands-on experiences with the EM-10

Fujifilm X-T1 is A Weather-Proof Camera With Some Awesome New Features

Fujifilm has just released a water-resistant camera that can work in sub-zero temperatures. It also comes with a host of new features never before seen on any of the highly rated X-Series, including a monster of an electronic viewfinder!    Today photographer Justin Morrison gives us his thoughts on Fujifilm’s latest rugged release: the X-T1.

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