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Great class Rob, thoroughly enjoyed it and learned a lot. The framing section was especially valuable as I had never done that before and it was very enlightening and really straight forward.
Tag Archives: equipment
Been a while but I wanted to share this review of the new MeFoto tripods that my friend and fellow photographer, Will Crockett of DiscoverMirrorless.com.
Seen the new small, light, low cost (and cute colors!) travel tripods that fit inside your camera bag? Do they meet up to ShootSmarter expectations? You decide if the MeFoto tripods are just a fad or if they are a break-thru for hybrid photographers in this Real Life Audition video from “Coach” Will Crockett.
As those of you who know me, you know that I’ve recently jumped (hard) on the mirrorless camera bandwagon. There’s a reason; the advantages of the mirrorless camera far outweigh the advantages of the dSLR (see my previous post). Today’s post is actually from an email thread I was a part of today and Bill (the author) stated his view of the evolution from the dSLR camera to the mirrorless camera in a way that was far more eloquent than I could have stated.
So, today, I yield my blog to Bill. Continue reading
Oh shit, I realized that it’s been a while since I last posted an image with a corresponding light setup, so I’m correcting that oversight with today’s post, showing another single light setup. Continue reading
So it finally happened. My camera – my trusted sidekick – has been slowly dying for the past couple of years. Like an old man near the end of his life, struggling with each step but surely getting slower and slower with waning function, my camera has been starting to fail on a regular basis. This is its eulogy: it deserves no less. Continue reading
Well, it’s a couple of days past Christmas now and, hopefully, you have gotten some new gear or even a new camera. Whether it was a gift from someone else or a gift to yourself, there comes a sense of renewed energy and interest when you get to play with new stuff.
I know, I know… we always talk about how a photographer should be able to shoot with anything and it’s not the equipment, but sometimes we need to get that new camera body or lens to renew our excitement and interest. Continue reading