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Unlocking the Power of the Sony RX100 V

I’m very excited to have the new Sony RX100 V in hand. It’s easily one of my favorite cameras because of its size, power, and versatility for vlogging. If you’re anything like me, the first thing you do when you get a new camera is to dive into its settings to truly make it your own. Often times, cameras are shipped …

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Matiash Vlog Ep.005 – Snowpocalypse Portland

The dreaded Snowpocalypse of 2017. What is typically a normal occurrence in many parts of the world has brought Portland to quite a standstill. Last week, we had between 10″-12″ of snow dump on us and has since frozen into a new layer of slick, icy pavement. It definitely makes walking at a leisurely pace something of an abdominal exercise …

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UNBOX: Wacom Intuos Pro Paper Edition

During CES 2017, Wacom announced the newest update to their long-standing Intuos Pro tablet line. Along with a complete redesign bringing about a slimmer, lighter, and more solid construction for the Medium and Large sizes (the Small remains unchanged), Wacom also introduced the Paper Edition. With it, you can write or sketch with Wacom’s bundled gel ink pen on any …

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Matiash Vlog Ep.004 – When Drones Cry

It took a few misfires before I finally got some time to get the first vlog episode of 2017 recorded and published. At this moment, my beloved DJI Mavic Pro is on a UPS truck heading back down to California for repair. I go over what happened there and share some new gear that I’m testing out for mobile vlogging …

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My 16 Favorite Photos of 2016!

I’m a little late to post this video of my favorite 16 photos from 2016 on the blog (it was live on YouTube since Dec 31st) but late is better than never, right? I’ve written a lot about the catharsis of looking back on the year that is ready to end and take stock of those special memories, experiences, and …

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Matiash Vlog Ep.003 – 2017 New Years Resolutions

We’re 14 hours away from 2017 in Portland (at the time of drafting this post) and I wanted to get at least one more vlog episode published before the ball drops. This episode is all about my 2017 New Years Resolutions. It doens’t matter who you are, I firmly believe that setting clear and attainable goals based on a milestone (like …