By January 30, 2014 Read More →

Q: What Skills Do I need for Shooting Pro Hybrid Files?

Hybrid photography sells. We are selling the eCardPRO eProduct now, developing another eProduct for restaurants, and we project that 2/3 of our studio’s growth in 2014 will be in the form of hybrid eProducts while we also project another 11% decrease in printed photo sales.  Our studio and support team are all setup for shooting […]

By January 29, 2014 Read More →

Help! GH3 or Fuji XE2 for B&W Hybrid Portrait Studio?

Together, Marc Hauser and I 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 tough choices is cameras. The Fuji X series cameras really do have the best image quality for […]

Fuji Announces New X-T1 Professional Mirrorless Camera
By January 28, 2014 Read More →

Fuji Announces New X-T1 Professional Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm has announced the new Fuji X-T1 mirrorless camera today. It features the largest EVF in any mirror less camera at 0.77x which has new technology that makes the EVF image nearly as good as that of an Optical Viewfinder. With a list of more improvements, here at HybridPhoto we are wondering how this new […]

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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 […]

Using The Fuji X-E1 For Real Portrait Photography
By January 25, 2014 Read More →

Using The Fuji X-E1 For Real Portrait Photography

If you were ever on the fence if the new mirror less cameras could deliver the goods for paying clients, then this post should alleviate any concerns. This extended portrait session of a high school senior and her brother were originally part of my Kids of Orange County Charity Book Project (100% of the $100 session […]

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By January 23, 2014 Read More →

What Do I Use For Recording Audio With Fuji Gear

There has been discussion on the LinkedIn forum on what to use to record audio. Being a Fuji X-M1 shooter and not having the ability to use an attached mic I record audio separately when creating a hybrid photo. I use a Zoom H1 and Audio-Technica ATR3350 Lav to record audio. I later sync the […]

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By January 20, 2014 Read More →

Q: What Hybrid Progress will we see in 2014?

2013 saw a lot of progress in the migration from a photo business that creates “still photos only” into a company that sells still images as well as hybrid photo+video+audio eProducts.  All the components are in place, now is the time to assemble them into one profitable, fun, way to work. Coach Crockett shares his […]

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 […]

By January 8, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

What Does A Professional Photographer Take On A Road Trip

Being one of the Panasonic Luminaries and speaking at the many shows and classes for photography I am often on the road quite a lot.  So I thought I would share with you some of the items that I’m always bringing and what to bring to make your digital life a little bit easier.  Of […]

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