I traveled to New York this week to cover the Microsoft Surface event. Over the past couple of years, tech journalists turned to smartphones to capture the news, from all perspectives and in all situations. I’m guilty of using a smartphone for major event coverage – there’s nothing really wrong with doing it. Especially when devices like the Galaxy Note 9 provide such top-notch photo and video options. But for this event I wanted to remind myself what it was like to use a real big, professional camera. For this event I used a Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Canon provided a couple of lenses to make the most of my situation from my most likely vantage point.
I’m by no means a professional photographer. I’m a documentation and review photographer living in the body of a tech blogger. I went to school to learn graphic design. As such, I can capture decent photos regardless of the camera I’m using, but I can appreciate when I’m using something out of the ordinary.
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