Archive for August, 2013

By August 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Q: What Are Hashtags and Who Uses Them?

In your efforts to improve your internet presence, the rise of social media HAS to be part of your new media marketing plans. So how do you stand out from the rest of the crowd on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube? How does a search engine find your posts? One of the answers is hashtags. Social […]

Q: How can I get better Audio for my DSLR and Mirrorless camera video clips?

Here is a tip for better Audio with Mirrorless Cameras and DSLRs shooting video. I am not an audio expert by any means but, since most of my posts have been on lighting, I wanted to talk a little about audio. By adding a six or eight foot headphone extension cord (mini plug to mini plug) […]

Q: How do you use remote shoot mirrorless cameras on a huge construction site?

Our client wanted to have 4 cameras shoot a picture every 15 minutes of the progression of a massive construction job 24/7 for up to 40 days.  Then, the images needed to be moved to a “live” view page to share around the globe. Three photographers bid on it, two thought only DSLR’s could deliver […]

Q: What are Marlene’s 3 Essential Ingredients for Successful eProducts?

For great looking, easy to make and edit eProducts, you need to get everything right “in camera”. To shoot video you need to let go of the attitude that many inexperienced raw shooters take – the shoot-loose, auto-everything, fix-it-in-Lightroom mentality. What is an eProduct? To quote my colleague Will Crockett, “An eProduct is a blend […]

Q: Can shooting with other pros help me with my own style?

I volunteered to be an assistant for a sister Hybrid Shero at her sister’s wedding. I thought I’d learn some techniques and tips that I could use in my own shooting. Little did I expect to learn so much about my own style and what makes me the photographer that I am (and am not) […]

Q: What are Will’s 5 Recommended LED Lights for Pro Hybrid Lighting?

Ready to buy your first serious continuous lights for shooting pro level talking portraiture? Confused on what size, shape, style of LED light you may need?For over 16 years, I have been testing photo tools for the manufacturers and for ShootSmarter / Discovermirrorless as the well know as the guy that tells it like it […]

Q: Got any Recent eProducts Shot for Industrial Clients?

For the YT viewers, here’s a sample of my new eProduct I made for an extremely happy customer. It was shot on a Fuji XE1 for video and some photos, then the Fuji XPro1 for the rest of the photos.  This is delivered to the client as a link to my account to this […]

By August 24, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Q: What Kind of eProducts Can I Sell to Hair Salons?

“Is Hybrid Photography the solution for todays advertising?”  I think so!  I wanted to invite you to come along with me on location and get a behind the scenes look as I create my latest eProduct.  I’m out at the Kelly Cardenas Salon at their Carlsbad, CA location where I’m capturing a short piece that […]

SmallHD on Marc Hausers’ Studio Set

This week, I held a lighting training session for Panasonic’s Luminary team as well as a group of the Hybrid Heroes too!  Guest photographer Marc Hauser shot a few demo session using the Lumix cameras and the SmallHD screen that Marc really liked for color, exposure and focus. He created jpegs and video clips in […]

Mild AGE (Absent Gear Embarrassment) Syndrome

A pro plans…planning avoids AGE, and I’m all about AGE avoidance. Here’s a story about how I “messed up” and what I needed to do to have all my gear at my shoot.

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