(Editor's note: Photofocus welcomes back our founder Scott Bourne. Scott will be contributing articles and reviews periodically. We are very happy to have him return to the site. His thoughts and insights have been missed. Have you missed Scott? Please leave a comment.) What is a "Gnarbox?" Gnarbox is a tiny combination of a hard drive and a computer that is packed in a shockproof and waterproof case. You can store and edit your videos and images on the go using your mobile device as a wireless screen. No computer is necessary. It's about … [Read more...] about Gnarbox 128 Review
Last December, while in the middle of a shoot and half way thru the models, I tripped on my tether cord and shattered my Nikon body and the lens attached to it. Needless to say, it wasn’t my happiest moment in 2017 but it was my most valued. What Is Tethering? Tethered shooting is connecting a computer to your camera when you are shooting so the pictures you take are downloaded to your computer in addition to the camera's memory card. The camera and computer are connected by a cable, hence "tethering". Benefits of Tethering In this … [Read more...] about What Is Tethered Shooting & Why Do I Love It So Much?
Lumix's new GH5 is the most talked-about new camera this season, and for good reason. It's a complete redesign of the popular GH4 and it offers loads of new features. Since I'm an ambassador for Lumix, I've had some time with a pre-production unit and I'd like to share with you some first impressions. Now, I'm an ambassador but not an employee of Lumix. They are not paying for this article, and I am not representing their views in any way. I'll tell you my honest impressions. (Spoilers: it's awesome). Excellent for Photographers and … [Read more...] about First Impressions and Hands-On with Lumix GH5
Photo and Article by Fred Johnson Being the photo-geek that I am how could I resist the opportunity to play with the world's first SD+WiFi+FTP enabled memory card?! Like many of my gadgets, once I played with it for a while, a few "gotchas" emerged. The Eye-Fi is an intelligent SD memory card with a built-in FTP client and wi-fi circuitry. Essentially, the card is a little computer that plugs into your camera, and after set-up will automatically upload the photos you've just snapped to the photo-sharing site of your choice. When the Eye-Fi guys … [Read more...] about WiFi – Enabled Memory Cards?