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Marketing Your eCardPRO a Few T&T
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

Marketing Your eCardPRO a Few T&T

For several months now I have been marketing the eCardPRO and wanted to share with you a few tips and tricks (T&T) that I have learned.    Always Have a Sample on Your Smartphone — when I talk to other business professionals the conversation usually always goes back to what kind of photography I do. […]

By March 23, 2014 Read More →

New Hybrid101 Episode: AUDIO for Photographers

Join us Thursday March 27 at 7:30pm CT for a free live stream of this 45 minute program as it is recorded for thePHOTOchannel.pro. Hybrid Heroes RobbyD and Will Crockett share the options and solutions in recording sync speech in their “Talking Portrait” client shoots using on-camera, off-camera audio back into the camera as well […]

By March 20, 2014 Read More →

Q: Can You Adjust a Custom White Balance?

In this blog post, Joe Smithberger talks about fine tuning a Custom White Balance setting to render color Warmer or Cooler than it’s default, neutral rendering. Sometimes, for artistic reasons, we want an image or video clip to feel warmer or cooler than normal. In a Still Portrait or Talking Portrait sequence, it is usually […]

Continuous Lighting on a Budget
By March 17, 2014 Read More →

Continuous Lighting on a Budget

     Although I have been creating hybrids for a while now I still do not have a light panel. Up until now I have primarily been using available light working with reflectors. This worked pretty well for me for a while but I got to the point where I needed a studio space. Living in […]

By February 18, 2014 Read More →

What’s Your Goal for Professional eProduct Sales?

Printed photo product sales are declining and are difficult to boost back up. My customers want my style of portraiture to use and share on their screens. Let’s combine those two and sell them the eProducts they want to buy – and I want to sell them. In this clip from The Profitable eProduct video on thePHOTOchannel.pro, […]

By February 11, 2014 Read More →

What’s Your Goal for eProduct Sales?

Ask any photographer in the business these days and you hear the same story over and over again.  Decline in print sales.  What is the answer?   Increase print prices, get a second income source……have you considered diversifying your business to increase that bottom line?  Have you looked at your family and friends and watched them […]

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By February 3, 2014 Read More →

How Do You Know Which Gels to Use to Balance Mixed Lighting?

I’ve had a lot of e-mails through the LinkedIn group lately on how I balance my lighting to ambient lighting and other lights in my setup. Over the past 6 months I’ve learned a lot about continuous lighting sources and one thing that has become clear from the beginning is each brand and type of […]

By January 27, 2014 Read More →

How to get profitable 24×24 prints from a GH3′s sensor?

Our portrait workflow is SO smooth and ends with smiles all around. We shoot Lumix GH3 in square jpeg mode using the sweet pre-processing settings we have posted in numerous videos here. They zip over to the viewing station via USB cable then land over in the printing area where they turn into gorgeous 24×24 […]

By January 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Q: What’s Will’s “everyday” shoot setup for hybrid?

Thanks for all the great questions and comments on hybrid workflow from our super successful live streaming event.  Here’s a quick look at some of our typical hybrid studio setup solutions…Because we book traditional portrait photo sessions right next to hybrid sessions, we need our primary setup to be able to shoot stills as well […]

By January 10, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Q: b&w hybrid portraits – Fuji XE2 or GH3?

Hybrid photo dude Will Crockett has been modifying master portrait photographer MARC HAUSER’s Chicago studio to shoot hybrid. Together, Marc and Will are planning to shoot a few thousand eCardPRO and smartEcards for clients in 2014.  To do that, they need to install the most efficient, effective hybrid tools on the planet. One of the […]

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