Death of my 40D :(

Well, after a weekend in the rain at the Australian GP, it seems like my Canon 40D has taken its last photo…

I would upload the last photos, but alas, not only has my camera died, but I’ve lost my CF card reader!

So my search for a new SLR begins… and hopefully one more weatherproof!

Do I get a 7D even though it’s now 3 years old?  Do I get a 5D Mk III and accept the drop in continuous frame rate? Do I fork out $$$$’s for a weather-sealed 1Dx?  Do I swap sides and get a Nikon D800? The choices!

Photos and Videos from 2013 Avalon Airshow!

Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, ear-plugs… check!  Avalon 2013 here I come!

Below are some links to videos taken across the Friday and Saturday I was there.

2013 Avalon Airshow- Highlights Video 1

2013 Avalon Airshow- Highlights Video 2

2013 Avalon Airshow – USAF F-22A Raptor Australian Premiere!

2013 Avalon Airshow – RAAF F/A-18F Demonstration

2013 Avalon Airshow – USAF F-16C Fighting Falcon Demonstration Continue reading Photos and Videos from 2013 Avalon Airshow!

A new kitbag!

After seriously neglecting this blog for over a year now, I’m ready to make another attempt at it!

So where to start but to talk about some recent purchases I’ve made! So straight to the ‘Kitbag’ category for my new kitbag!

Now many of you out there may have seen these sort of rugged, water-resistant PVC duffel/cargo bags that are on sale from popular brands such as North Face, Kathmandu, Denali, Karrimor and Caribee.  As I’ve now got a ute with no tonneau cover, it would be really handy to complement my Trimcast box with some extra water-resistant storage when travelling… Continue reading A new kitbag!