The Adventures of Michael Vincent

  1. Street Portraits

    28 Sep 2019
    Portraits of strangers on the streets is not easy. Being shy about approaching strangers only makes this discipline harder. It’s worse for me because I am deaf. When I lost my hearing my world collapsed. That was it - my entire frame work of communication came crashing down. Once I…

  2. Quiet Desperation

    11 Sep 2019
    I was deeply moved by this moment. He was younger than me. With the world on his shoulder. A man and his Dog walked passed, each in their own world. I realised the Dog wasn’t his. The Dog was restless. I observed this sentient being confused and desiring attention. This…

  3. Working The Scene

    10 Sep 2019
    How do you know when you have created a decent image? I have read many tutorials about not settling for your first shot. Work the scene. These images above were all created with this conversation in mind. Here are a few more: I was practicing with my Manual Focus Lens…

  4. In the Zone

    08 Sep 2019
    The image above was shot at: ISO 400, Aperture F22 with a Shutter Speed of 1/2500 with a -2/3 exposure compensation. I also preset my Focus to 2 Meters - this resulted in a deep front to back sharpness of an image. There are a lot of Bicycles in Maida…

  5. An Ongoing Practice

    08 Sep 2019
    I just felt like shooting manual in the last few days. Using my old Canon FD24mm F2.8 on my XT1 gives me the best of both worlds. Retro styling from the form factor of the camera and a fully manual operation Lens. It’s a different vibe and discipline. This way…

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