Tag: mirrorless camera

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 […]

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 12, 2014 Read More →

How Easy is it to Use the Fuji X-M1 Professionally?

When I was asked to photograph the YMCA’s annual fundraiser I brought along an assistant with me, Sarah. We converted an exercise studio into a photography studio for a couple of hours so we could offer a Photo Op for the attendees. Sarah was shooting in the Photo Op studio with the Fuji X-M1 so […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Posted in: Hybrid Photography
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 […]

Posted in: Audio
By December 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Introducing The Pocket Portrait & A Christmas Gift For All

A Merry Christmas message and update from Steve Lynch, Executive Editor of The Smarter Photo Network (That’s the group that consists of HybridPhoto, ThePhotoChannel, MyeTemplate.Pro, MyeCard.Pro, HybridLab, and HauserTown.com) Steve is letting everyone know about a few exciting updates including a brand new eTemplates called Pocket Portraits. They are shorter than our other eProducts and […]

How Much Does Camera Selection Matter For Hybrid Photography?
By December 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

How Much Does Camera Selection Matter For Hybrid Photography?

Over here at HybridPhoto (Formerly DiscoverMirrorless)  we are pretty big on the Mirrorless cameras, but occasionally we are still asked by many photographers if you need a “Special” camera to shoot Hybrid Photography.   With new innovations in Mirrorless technology coming out like the Fuji X-E2, OM-D E-M1, Lumix GH3, Lumix GX7, and let’s not […]

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