Happy Holidays…

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!!! Have a wonderful holiday season…


Manhattan Pier in Black and White by Mike-Hope. Still using the Sony A7Rii and loving it more each day. Saving up for some good Sony Zeiss lenses so still using an old Canon 24-70 hand held for these quick shots on the way home…

Here’s one I shot yesterday evening in color…



Walk Your Bike!!

You’d better walk your bike if your passing by Manhattan Beach Pier!! Caught at the weekend and yes, I was walking my bike 🙂 Thought you might like it!!

Manhattan Police Motorcycle by Mike Hope

                                                  Manhattan Police Motorcycle by Mike Hope

Thank you for checking out my photos, appreciate it,

Mike Hope

Slant on the Pier Mike-Hope

Slant on the Pier Mike-Hope by Mike-Hope
Slant on the Pier Mike-Hope, a photo by Mike-Hope on Flickr.

Hi All,

Took this by the Manhattan Beach Pier last weekend. I was on a bike ride with my new Canon 6D (Gotta Luv it!!) and 24-105mm L series. Wow what a difference a full frame makes!! I was absolutely blown away with the depth of color and clarity!! I am really happy with the camera and am going to be experimenting with the different functions and lenses. Course it’s a whole different game now and I really have to save the pennies for those Canon lenses. Have to try some of the off market and bargains just for the fun of it. Just got the very reasonable 40mm Pancake and havn’t tried it yet. Better for street and portraits, so they say!! I will update you when I have a chance to try it out!!

Thanks again for taking a look and let me know what you think of the photo!!

Mike Hope