The new small, light, low cost “travel” tripods that fit inside your camera bag are made to ride along with you everywhere and spring to life when you need them for photo and video. MeFoto is leading the way with two models, each in a variety of bright fun colors with matching small ball heads [...]
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Need to shoot low angle of high angle shots and have trouble keeping your camera steady? Will Crockett tests an adjustable camera mount with a no-slip hand grip that’s light, easy to use, super adjustable, and not too expensive. Whether you need special shots of the kids or angle shots that are impossible to [...]
After receiving my new Panasonic Lumix G5 last week I found myself in quite a dilemma. I did not have a bag that fit it. The current LowePro Edit 110 I was using for my GF3 was not big enough, and my other bags were too big. Watch as I continue my migration to mirrorless and [...]
If you’re a photographer, you have probably heard of Black Rapid Sling straps. They aren’t the only ones that make sling straps though. I want to tell you about the DS-SLIM sling strap by Carry Speed which was provided to me for review. They have taken sling straps to a new level and have innovated [...]
Hey there it’s Marlene Hielema and in this blog post I’m going to be comparing the ISO of a half frame mirrorless camera to a full frame dSLR. I’m really fussy when it comes to sensor noise I’m doing this comparison because I’ve recently switched to using a Panasonic Lumix GH3 mirrorless camera in my [...]
Save REAL money, save the planet, and get more performance out of your battery-powered photo tools using better batteries. Will Crockett has completed a long test on rechargeable batteries and has a simple system for the smarter photographer.SEE CURRENT MODELS AND PRICING FROM A TRUSTED RESOURCE HERE.
Using a camera slider for your video projects gives a much different look to your clips than regular panning from a tripod head. In this video I show you a slider I’m testing out, as well as the different looks you can get from it. I show you: sideways panning slides a push in slide [...]
Yes, today was my first day with the GH3. Getting new gear is one of those “wonderful awful” moments. The new features and improved technology are exciting and the lump in the pit of my stomach as I start using the gear – knowing that I’ll make more mistakes and struggle more – gives me [...]
Three happy, very happy big dogs chasing a ball. Two pro hybrid photographers shooting the pups using both photo and video. One shoots a D800 with a 70-200 f2.8, the other a Lumix GH3 with the 35-100mm.Both setup the same way – AE, AWB, AF Tracking, 1080i video…Then they switch cameras to see which camera [...]
Everybody is looking for an easy to use video editor and I think Screenflow is a great start! This software has all of the tools you’ll need to get most edits knocked out with ease. Here are a few tips to help you get the ball rolling. Stay tuned for more tips coming soon!