We are available to deliver photography and travel related presentations to camera clubs, garden clubs, industry groups and community organizations. Our geographic focus is Southern Ontario, but we are available for other locations.

Presentations are tailored to the needs of the individual audiences in terms of content and duration.

Topic areas include the following:

Transitioning to Smaller Sensor Cameras

OM-D E-M1X with M.Zuiko 60 mm f/2.8 macro, f/4, 1/40, full frame capture, ISO-200, handheld in-camera focus stacking, subject distance 515 mm

This presentation discusses some of the practical considerations when transitioning from larger sensor cameras like full frame, to a smaller sensor system such as M4/3.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X + M.Zuiko 12-100 mm f/4 IS PRO @ 12 mm, f/8, 1/10, ISO-200, image processed to taste from RAW file

A range of photographic genres are featured including landscape, macro, flowers and bird photography.

OM-D E-M1X + M.Zuiko 100-400 mm f/5-6.3 IS @ 400 mm, efov 800 mm, f/6.3, -0.7 EV, 1/5000, ISO-2500, Pro Capture H, cropped to 3721 pixels on the width, subject distance 2.4 metres

Some of the computational photography technologies that are associated with small sensor camera systems such as Pro Capture, Handheld Hi Res, and In-Camera Focus Stacking are discussed.

Photographing Birds, Bugs & Butterflies Handheld

OM-D E-M1X + M.Zuiko 100-400 mm f/5-6.3 IS with M.Zuiko MC-14 teleconverter @ 413 mm, efov 826 mm, f/8.8, 1/5000, ISO-2000, Pro Capture H, cropped to 4213 pixels on the width, subject distance 7.1 metres

This presentation typically covers areas such as camera gear considerations and settings, hand-holding technique, lighting and composition tips, frame rate and rhythmic motion, and the importance of knowing your camera gear and understanding your subject specimen.

New Zealand Tip-to-Tip

Featuring a wide range of original images, this presentation discusses photographic opportunities on the North Island and South Island of New Zealand, as well as providing some travel tips, and sharing personal experiences. As many as 80 locations in New Zealand can be covered in this presentation.

Desert & Mountain Memories

This presentation features a wide range of original photographs captured in some scenic areas of South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado.

Nova Scotia Photography Tour

This presentation shares a wide selection of images captured in some of the most popular travel destinations in Nova Scotia such as Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg and Fort Louisbourg, as well as many out-of-the-way locations.

Ireland Photography Tour

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikkor 10-100 mm f/4-5.6 @ 20 mm, efov 54 mm, f/8, 1/25, ISO-400

This presentation shares a broad selection of handheld images that were captured while doing an extensive 4 week self-drive tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland. We avoided visiting major cities and spent the vast majority of our time in more rural and remote locations.

If your group is interested in any of our presentations please contact us via email… tom at tomstirr dot com.

This website celebrates the joy of photography and features a wide range of photographic subject matter. The content is designed to appeal to a wide range of people interested in photography. The website also demonstrates the image creating capability of small sensor cameras including micro four thirds, 1", and 1/2.3" cameras.

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