How did you get your start in photography?
On an old Sony DSC-P32 in 2004. Still one of the worst cameras I've ever owned. However, I used this camera enough to know I wanted to become better at photography and this led me to invest more time and effort in the hobby. The Canon 40D was the first camera I truly enjoyed shooting with and saw the potential to get better.
Which accomplishments are you most proud of?
Winning a $10,000 grant this year to take photographs of the indigenous community I work in and using pictures to document the world we live in, no matter how small a part of it.
Which Custom SLR products do you use?
I started with the Glide One Strap and C-Loop to offset the weight of my old Canon 40D. I've previously just used the included manufacturer straps but they are extremely uncomfortable over long periods of use. I was excited when I saw the Air Strap arrive on Kickstarter and now all of my full-sized DSLRs are fitted with Air Straps. The Slim Strap was another exciting product - a quality product for smaller cameras that was comfortable to use and not overly expensive.
How does using these products improve your photography and/or comfort? What difference can you feel?
I am a larger person and having a large weight around my neck for hours on end was killing my enjoyment of photography, particularly on long hikes. The Custom SLR straps allow for comfort and ease of adjustment that other products don't seem to match, and at a very fair and reasonable cost. All of my cameras are now fitted with Custom SLR straps and will continue to be so.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
The power over time, to go back and do it all again.
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