Everthing Old is New Again

17th March 2015
I've been a Canon shooter since 1979 and they have never let me down unless I did something stupid. Over the years I've owned several Canon bodies and a plethora of lenses. I've never believed Canon was superior to Nikon but when I made the decision to go either Canon or Nikon all those years ago the Canon just felt right. I've created my best images with Canon gear and make no mistake about it, I will not be selling my Canon gear.

But there's a new kid on the block. When I took the full time travel gig at work I bought a Canon EOS M mirrorles camera for traveling and it worked fine. But there were some limitations to the system and it had no viewfinder which is a big deal for me. Then along comes Sony with the a6000 mirrorless camera and lenses. Then Bret Edge and Rich Voninski, two of the most talented photographers I know, made the switch to Sony...andmm sold all their Canon gear. Wow!

So I now am the owner of a spanking new Sony a6000 with a 16-50mm and a 55-210mm lens kit. I've just finished spending a couple hours shooting at Encinitas State Beach in California and so far I love it. I'm really impressed with the dynamic range and the ability to reduce noise at even higher ISO ratings.

For now, I couldn't be happier with the camera but it's still new to me. Time will tell.