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Have you ever wondered exactly which settings to choose to get the best video out of your DSLR or mirror less camera? In this video, I walk you through step by step and show you on cameras from Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic.  You’ll learn how to get the videos in the right format for editing […]

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InCamEffects

Let Scott and Rich show you how to use in-camera effects to get dramatic images quickly.  Some may call it cheating, but we’re all for different ways to get different results. You can check out the whole class here and get a free trial membership here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to achieve an effect. ______ This […]

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bmpcxray

We’re about to kickoff a series on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.  This is a hot new camera that’s on a lot of your minds as it combines a rich set of features at a very low price point. Wider Dynamic Range Micro Four-Thirds Mount Raw Video and Apple ProRes for less than $1000 In-camera […]

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porsche

Watch Scott shoot a great detail shot of a beautiful car.  He’s using a wide-angle lens on a micro four-thirds body. You can check out the whole class here and get a free trial membership here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to achieve this style of shot. ______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and […]

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You’ve probably heard Scott and me talk about how much we love the Micro Four-Thirds format.  In this movie we outline some of the key benefits and what makes these cameras work differently than traditional DSLRs. You can check out the whole class here and get a free trial membership here. Disclaimer: This is just an overview of some […]

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pamportraitmft

Watch Scott show you how to shoot a portrait using  a mirror, an ice light, and a 150mm focal length lens.  This is a cool technique and Scott breaks down the whole shot from start to finish. This lesson comes from our new class on Micro Four-Thirds photography. You can check out the whole class here and […]

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I decided to test the Novoflex MFT adapter with my Olympus OMD-EM5. My pal Frederick Van Johnson and I were in Santa Barbara, CA and he brought out is Nikon 24-70 f/2.8 lens. I had the Novoflex Adapter MFT Nikon version. The short version of this post is simple. The thing works. The longer version. […]

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If you are a regular reader here at Photofocus you know I have switched to micro four thirds as my primary camera format. At the top end of MFT you will find Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 and the Olympus OM-D E-M5. I bought the OMD-E-M5 merely because it came out first. I bought a bunch of lenses, […]

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I am an unabashed fan of the Micro Four Thirds format. I sold all my DLSR gear and am using MFT gear for just about everything. As a professional photographer, I am probably stretching it a bit by shooting only MFT, and here are five things that the Micro Four Thirds format needs to change […]

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Here are the basics: 13 lens elements, 10 groups of lenses 1:1 reproduction ratio (photos will be 17.5mm across at closest focusing distance) Aperture range F2.8 – F22 Minimum focus distance of 19cm (7.5 inches). Dimensions 82mm x 56mm, weight 185 grams Filter size 46mm The Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 Lens is a […]

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Talk about a big change. My switch to Micro Four Thirds is complete. I have just about everything I think you can buy for the basic MFT system. Here are some photos. The best part about it is this bag weighs very little and will easily fit under the seat or in the overhead bins […]

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I’ve spent the last two weeks or so almost exclusively shooting with my Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera. I bought the Olympus M.Zukio 75mm f/1.8 ED lens to go with it because it’s a great mid-range telephoto length and at f/1.8. That’s so fast it will make your head spin. Note: to have an f/1.8 150mm […]

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