30th October 2008, 11:13 AM
What the Duck : WTD 597
WTD Fan Profile...
Real name: David Tran
WTD screen name (in the comments section): N_Raged
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Day job: Engineer
Your website or blog: www.flickr.com/photos/davie_t/
Favorite photographer: Michelle Turner & David Hobby:
the two whose teachings I actually use.
Your favorite WTD strip: 551
A website we should all check out: www.japanesebugfights.com
A website we should all NOT check out: www.kenrockwell.com
Favorite comic strip BEFORE What the Duck: Peanuts
Describe the best photograph you've ever taken: Epic sunsets
captured on colour film through Minolta glass.
What is the one piece of gear on the top of your wish list: Minolta
80-200 f/2.8 HS APO G
Describe WTD in one word: Kinky
Your first camera ever: Kodak Ektralite 10
The first thing you ever bought online: Japanese robot model kit
Favorite piece of WTD merchandise: The WTD dial button
Your favorite piece of gear: Sony HVL-F42AM flash, if not the A700 itself.
Your biggest pet peeve: Overdone HDR
A rant: Fanboys and trolls arguing pointlessly to the death about megapickles and whatnot. Just take pictures dammit!
A rave: What an exciting time to be shooting full frame (digital that is..).
If you could photograph one famous person - who and why: Rachel Weisz, and I did at the Toronto International Film Festival. But that doesn't really count because it was a red carpet type shot. I just think she's fabulous.
Suggest a question I should have asked you: Why do you shoot Sony?
© 2008 Aaron Johnson