Tag: Lumix GH3

By April 2, 2014 Read More →

My first gear video review ever- the Panasonic Leica 42.5mm F1.2 Lens for m43: Nikola Danaylov

My name is Nikola (aka Socrates) and this is my lens review of the Panasonic Leica Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 Lens. Before we begin let me just tell you that I am not a professional photographer or videographer and this will not be a scientific review with resolution tests and charts. No. This will be a […]

By March 27, 2014 Read More →

How I Sell eCardPRO to Real Estate Agents

One of the best parts of being Coach Will Crockett is getting to know the photographers he meets travelling around the country.  Last year while working on a project for Fuji, Will and Luis spent a weekend at Lakeside Camera in Metaire, LA, and offered a mini seminar.  Ken is from New Orleans and heard last […]

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 […]

By March 4, 2014 Read More →

What is the Best Lens Choice for Portraits of Dogs?

Here’s another Tails In Motion portrait of a rescue dog.   My lens choice was the Lumix 7-14. Pretty wide… My concern was that the 7-14 lens while being great for the up close stills of the dog was not as good for the video where I would have preferred at least the 12-35 or […]

By March 3, 2014 Read More →

Q: How Do We Offer A Different Approach to Selling Portrait Prints at HauserTown?

You might notice a few things about HauserTown Studio that you don’t see in every studio.   It’s not the Super Sized Michael Jordan portrait hanging above the rather impressive print station.   It’s not the size wall illustration you see in the opening shots that hangs 132 inches across the wall.  Well, then again, it could be […]

I sure do Love Sunshine – And the Light I’m In
By March 2, 2014 Read More →

I sure do Love Sunshine – And the Light I’m In

All of the events I’ve shot lately have been under man-made lights. Gymnastics in a gym and the Wisconsin Water Ski Convention and Expo in a convention center. I do love natural light most… and do my very best to work with whatever conditions I’m in. Amount and color of the light are the devils […]

By February 24, 2014 Read More →

Q: How do you move a customer thru an eCardPRO shooting session?

Over at HauserTown Studios in downtown Chicago, Will Crockett has been developing a first class Hybrid Studio to serve both Portrait and Commercial Clients.  The main goal in servicing Commercial clients is to create an efficient workflow.  We begin by first introducing them to our webpages and galleries which we provide for client’s use.   A key piece within the […]

By February 19, 2014 Read More →

Hybrid Photography Has Gone to the Dogs… Quite Literally

Hybrid Photography has gone to the dogs… and cats and birds, ferrits, bunnies, lizards…. WHAT???!!! Sometimes one’s journey gets “interrupted”. As I was enjoying the start of my hybrid career (and still am) shooting families, sports and professionals hybrid style I rescued a dog who was only hours from euthanasia. His name is Wrigley and […]

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 […]

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