Can you use a Canon Speedlite (such as the 580EX II) with a Sony A7R III? Yes! Here’s how!Read More
I recently got my hands on a Canon 5D Mark IV (upgraded from a Mark II) and one thing that I was eager to try on it was recording to an external HDMI device, specifically the affordable Atomos Ninja 2 HDMI recorder. The Ninja 2 is, in short, a portable HDMI recorder that records up to 1080/30p/60i resolution directly from your camera’s sensor. Your camera is saved from wear and tear and you get better video quality in the Ninja 2. So how does it work with the 5D Mark IV? Find out…Read More
I recently purchased a Sony A7R, so naturally one of the first things I did was buy a couple of adapters so I could use a variety of lenses. I was excited to be able to use some Canon glass on a much smaller bodied camera. I was all set to plop down $400 for the Metabones IV adapter, but fortunately Fotodiox just released their own, much cheaper alternative – the Fotodiox Pro EF-NEX Auto adapter.Read More
This week I wanted to write a post on a topic that comes up a lot with photographers: how much gear should I bring with me when traveling, and what’s the best way to carry it all?Read More
You might have noticed that your DSLR has something called Metering Modes, but without understanding what they were for, it’s possible you’ve never used them. I try to keep this blog from getting too over-the-top technical, so basically Metering Modes are a way to more easily achieve correct exposure in a tricky lighting situation. This post focuses on the Spot Metering mode.Read More
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