Lumix GH4, Leica Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 lens, f/3.2, 1/50s, ISO 1000. Crank the ISO and extend battery life.

One of the best reasons to go to trade shows is to get your hands on new gear. I’m not talking about the latest camera or lens from Nikon or Canon–you can hold that and try it on at the camera store any time you want. No, the best gear to get your hands on […]

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It isn’t very often that I switch camera systems.  Especially after I’ve spent more than $10,000 of my precious life-sustaining money on crap and gear combined with more time than a grad student would study just to learn how to use it all. My photography career changed ever since, um… I wanted it to change. Part […]

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While GoPro cameras offer awesome point of view shots, they don’t have the best battery life.  I went into the test labs to see which battery lasted the longest.  Learn how close the third party (and much cheaper) batteries were to the expensive GoPro batteries.  This tutorial will help you decide which battery is best […]

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I have been using Zenfolio for about six weeks now and I am really enjoying the flexibility it offers photographers, without requiring computer programming knowledge. Controlled Access One of my early favorite features of Zenfolio is the ability to control who can access photos on my site. This is useful if you want to have […]

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If you’ve been around photography for a while the name Tiffen immediately makes you think of filters. Back in the day when we used more filters on the camera than we did in post, Tiffen was always a reliable fixture in my bag. Now most of us don’t use as many camera filters and instead […]

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NOTE: This Review Is Cross Posted at WESHOOTFUJI.COM ____________________________________________________ Rico Pfirstinger is no stranger to Fuji camera fans. He’s got a big footprint in the Fuji community. So I was excited to get a pre-release copy of his book on the Fuji X-T1 – available as an e-book at rockynook.com. The print copy will ship […]

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Light stands aren’t something I get terribly excited about. But inexpensive light stands that offer great bang for the buck do peak my interest. Adorama just announced the Flashpoint Auto Stand, available in both 7’ (http://www.adorama.com/FPLS7AS.html) and 9’ (http://www.adorama.com/FPLS9AS.html) models. At $50 and $70 respectively, these stands are affordable by even the most frugal photographer, […]

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