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Moment Lens Review (60mm)

March 3, 2015
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Moment Lens Review (60mm)

As travel blogger I always tussle back and forth over image quality versus convenience. Sometime carrying around a DSLR or even a Mirco 4/3 camera just isn’t conducive for those quick snaps. For this review I decided to try the 60 mm Telephoto attachable lens from Moment.  The 60mm is used to pull subjects closer and provides excellent image quality.

After testing, I found the lens to be worthwhile.  I do have some thoughts on how Moment it can improve it. Below I have broken down some pros and cons of this well crafted lens. The code “firstmoment” will give you 15% discount on all purchases.

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With lens
Moment lens 60mm

Pros:

  • Stylish presentation
  • Clear image quality 
  • Well built 
  • Lens comes with soft lens bag. 
  • Cons:

  • 60mm lens Price $99 + $9.99 mounting plate
  • Lens blocks flash
  • Weight ( slightly unbalanced for light iPhone )
  • Blog, Travel, Vlog

    Portland is Happening Now

    February 6, 2015

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    Portland is Happening Now

    Around this time last year I went on an a epic adventure through Portland, Oregon courtesy of Travel Portland and the “Portland is Happening Now” campaign. The “Portland is Happening Now” campaign highlights tourism to Portland during the winter months.

    This year Travel Portland is not only highlighting great deals around the Portland area, they’re also partnering with the Base Camp Brewing company. 10 Portland breweries have paired up to create 10 different #PDXNOW brews. Kind of a random fact but did you know Portland currently has the most breweries of any city in the world? It surprised me when I found out. Travel Portland sent me one of their beers (Bridge Builder) to try. I’m interested to see what it taste like. Bottoms up!

    Travel

    Quick trip to SF

    January 15, 2015

    I really like going to San Francisco. In many ways the city really reminds Seattle but in other ways it’s very different. One of my favorite things about SF is that it’s so multicultural. So many many people packed into a small area. Perfect place for a quick trip!

    Blog, Food, Travel

    EATING ABROAD: TIRANA, ALBANIA

    January 11, 2015

    EATING ABROAD:TIRANA, ALBANIA

    Eating in Albania was interesting. The cuisine is a mixture of different cultures including Italian and Turkish foods. Here’s a video of one experience while eating in Tirana, Albania. For images of my experience check here.

    Blog, Fashion, Travel

    Winter Style Inspiration

    December 30, 2014

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    Winter Style Inspiration

    Wool Top Coat/ Banana Republic Wool Sweater/ H&M Jean Shirt/ H&M
    I’m glad I got a chance to be out in the snow. For some reason it doesn’t feel like winter has truly started until I experience heavy snow fall. Seeing all this snow reminds me of fun times growing up in Detroit. Great times!

    Blog, Photography, Travel

    Snow Day

    December 29, 2014

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    Snow Day

    After all the hustle and bustle of the holidays I decided it was time for me to get some peace a quite. Driving through the Cascade Mountains during winter time can be so tranquil. In most areas no one is around and you have plenty of time to enjoy nature and get away from all the crowds.

    Blog, Food, Travel

    Tasting: The Spud Shack

    December 1, 2014

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    The Spud Shack

    Yesterday I received a private tasting at The Spud Shack in New Westminster, BC. The Spud Shack is known for it‘s Vanfoodster award winning Poutine, but they also sell local craft beer, a variety of burgers and delicious desserts.

    I was really excited about tasting the veggie burger option. The veggie burger had tons of flavor and when paired with the vegan-based gravy in the poutine, The Spud Shack menu is a vegetarians delight. The only thing I didn’t taste were the desserts but maybe I’ll save that for next time.

    Other highlights include: “Eff’ing Good Burger” and the assortment of sauces.

    Blog, Travel

    The Spirit of Detroit

    November 18, 2014

    Here’s a Instagram video I made for VisitDetroit.com. The figurine in the video is a mini version of the statue called, The Spirit of Detroit. The statue is placed in iconic parts of Detroit, like the Joe Louis fist and the highly recognizable GM Renaissance Center. I hope you enjoy it.

    Special thanks to them for collaborating during my travels in Detroit. They really are a good resource when traveling to Detroit.

    Blog, Fashion, Travel

    Black x White x RED

    November 16, 2014
    Mens fashion winter

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    Mens Style Guide

    Sweater/SMPLFD Pants/JULIUS_7 Glasses/Retrosuperfuture Shoes/Aldo Hat/G-Star
    Photos taken by Toronto fashion photographer Georgia Esporlas

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    Mens Style Guide

    I really enjoy visiting Toronto but sometimes I forget how cold it can get during the winter. It’s a good thing I brought my “A” sweatshirt from Willy’s Detroit. It’s perfect for layering in cold weather. I’d like to think it stands for Antonio but it actually comes in every letter of the alphabet. Damn, not so lucky.