Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Compare Before You Buy Your Next Camera Lens - Resources I Use | Vlog

Compare Before You Buy Your Next Camera Lens - Resources I Use | Vlog
   Stop! Before you buy your next camera lens you need to watch this video. This video could save you thousands on your next investment. In this video I show you many of the sources I use to help me decide or at least narrow down my choices when I look to make a lens purchase.


Resource Links:
https://www.youtube.com/user/christopherfrost
http://www.dxomark.com
http://www.imaging-resource.com


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/oS7ZiKRBPoM

Monday, May 30, 2016

Female Headshot Portrait Retouching | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

Female Headshot Portrait Retouching | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial
   In this tutorial I show you how I retouch female headshots in Adobe Lightroom 6 & CC. Like most beauty portraits, the female headshot needs to have a alluring appeal. So in this video I show you how to soften skin, bring out the models eyes and lips and cover up any blemishes that may appear.


Female Headshot Portrait Retouching - Before & After, © Exodist Photography, All Rights Reserved

   View 'My Easy Female Headshot Lighting Setup' here: https://youtu.be/3JfLDD6FXLk

   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/zdkqXkv2HRA

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: Is It Sharp - Lets Review Image Samples | Vlog

Canon EOS 80D: Is It Sharp - Lets Review Image Samples | Vlog
   Well I have got a lot of questions regarding the Canon EOS 80D's sensors image sharpness. So in this video we do some pixel peeping at 3 photos I have taken using the Sigma 18-35mm Art lens and the all new fantastic plastic Canon 50mm STM lens. That way you can decide if its sharp enough for you.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/K-_r3QwlNO8

Friday, May 27, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Live View Exposure Simulation | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Live View Exposure Simulation | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video how to change the live view exposure simulation for the display on the back of your camera.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/m8_YJL0igm8

Canon EOS 80D: How To Erase Images & Format Your Memory Card | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Erase Images & Format Your Memory Card | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I show you multiple ways to delete your photos and how to format your memory card.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/wrjfapAwruU

Thursday, May 26, 2016

My Easy Female Headshot Studio Lighting Setup | Photography Tips

My Easy Female Headshot Studio Lighting Setup | Photography Tips
   Are you looking for the best lighting solution for getting amazing professional headshot photos with out breaking the bank? In this tutorial I will show you my easy setup for females that I have been using to get breathtaking results using speedlites.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Headshot Studio Gear List:
Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera: http://amzn.to/1U94ddb
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens: http://amzn.to/1XUUrl7
Yongnuo YN560 IV Speedlite (4x): http://amzn.to/1PEGTTp
Yongnuo YN560-TX Wireless Controller: http://amzn.to/20NvmMa
Neewer Pro 9ft Lighting Stand 2pc Kit (2x): http://amzn.to/1WfRLLp
Neewer S-Type Bracket 'Bowens Mount' (2x): http://amzn.to/1Qadp5l
Neewer 6ft Reflector Stand Kit: http://amzn.to/1WfShs
Neewer Lighting Boom Arm Kit: http://amzn.to/20NvQSB
Neewer 24 x 36in 5-in-1 Reflector: http://amzn.to/22q1WAK
StudioFX Sand Bags: http://amzn.to/1QacPET
Fotodiox 18in Beauty Dish w/ Grid 'Bowens mount': http://amzn.to/1QadSEH
Fotodiox 12x52in Strip Softbox w/ Grid (2x) 'Bowens mount': http://amzn.to/1PEI6dm
Neewer 6 x 9ft Grey Muslin Backdrop: http://amzn.to/1U94woy


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/3JfLDD6FXLk

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Quality Of Light - The Truth Behind Studio Strobes & Speedlites | Vlog

Quality Of Light - The Truth Behind Studio Strobes & Speedlites | Vlog
   How many times have you heard studio strobe and flash manufactures claim their lights offer better quality of light over other manufactures. In this video blog I go on a small rant, but I explain what the truth is about studio strobes and speedlites when it comes down to quality of light.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/-nC91HpH8tA

Monday, May 23, 2016

Classic Wildlife Magazine Photo Retouching - Matte Finish Look | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

Classic Wildlife Magazine Photo Retouching - Matt Finish Look | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial
   Looking to recreate the classic look matte finish look of old wildlife photographs you seen in magazines as a kid. In this Adobe Lightroom 6 & CC tutorial I step you through each step of the process to get you own your way to giving your own photos that classic look.


Classic Wildlife Magazine Photo Retouching - Before & After - © Exodist Photography, All Rights Reserved

   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/5CGRqIJpP0g

Saturday, May 21, 2016

My New YouTube Audio Equipment - What Did I Get & Why | Vlog

My New YouTube Audio Equipment - What Did I Get & Why | Vlog
   Well its time to upgrade! Just like any growing youtube channel it comes time to start trading in that older equipment for better, higher quality gear. In this video blog I talk about the Scarlett 2i2 by Focusrite, the AT2035 XLR Microphone by Audio Technica and a few other items I picked up to improve my audio while we unbox them.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:

Audio-Technica AT2035 XLR Mic & Pop Filter Bundle: http://amzn.to/1TlzwHL
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface: http://amzn.to/27KCHNC
LyxPro Balanced XLR Microphone Cable (20ft, White): http://amzn.to/27KD6iY
Samson Meteor Microphone (USB): http://amzn.to/27KFIgM


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/tTVIg41WrNc

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Free Camera Gear Protection - Using Lens Tag | Photography Tips

Free Camera Gear Protection - Using Lens Tag | Photography Tips
   Are you constantly worried about your camera gear getting stolen? Well you damn well should be! Cameras, lenses and laptops are constantly be swiped all the time. But there are things you can so to fight back. In this video I will introduce you to LenTag.com a free website for photographers to help track and report their stolen equipment and show you how to get started using it. Plus features you can use to help get your gear back!


Website Link: http://www.lenstag.com


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/PuZiChtDGT4

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup HDR Mode For Photos | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup HDR Mode For Photos | Photography Tips
    Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I step you through setting up your 80D to take HDR photos in camera.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/b-HXUUJESE0

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set A Custom White Balance | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set A Custom White Balance | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I step you through setting a custom white balance for your photos.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/h6cgOtpKk88

Monday, May 16, 2016

How To Properly Sharpen Photos | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

How To Properly Sharpen Photos | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial
   Being able to properly sharpen an image can be the difference between a bad and good photo. So in this Lightroom tutorial I explain the sharpening tools and how to use them to get the most optimal results for better looking photos.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/ebvk8MGd8Q0

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Neewer Photography S-Type Bracket & Four Speedlite Adapter Kit | Gear Review

Neewer Photography S-Type Bracket & Four Speedlite Adapter Kit | Gear Review
   Looking for a solid solution for using your speedlites with you bowens mount style lighting modifiers? In this video I review the Neewer S-Type speedlite adapter and the optional 4 speedlite attachment. So if you have been considering this item but unsure about the quality of this product, you will want to see this video.


   If you are interested in this item, please help support my channel by purchasing this product through my Amazon Affiliate Link. 
Neewer S-Type Bracket & 4 Speedlite Adapter (bowens): http://amzn.to/1qk2VEu


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/g_6DkO2rlnI

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Using Speedlites To Freeze Motion - Water Splash Tutorial | Photography Tips

Using Speedlites To Freeze Motion - Water Splash Tutorial | Photography Tips
   Are you looking for a fun rainy day photography project, or just wanting to learn more about water splash photography? In this video tutorial I show you how to take water splash photos by freezing motion using inexpensive manual speedlites.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw
Budget Portrait Studio Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1VUgR6i


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/9pa_9uhRrdw

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Auto ISO Limits & Minimum Shutter Speed | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Auto ISO Limits & Minimum Shutter Speed | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I step you through setting your auto ISO limits and manually configuring your minimum shutter speed.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/znR5zmQkHLU

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup Time-Lapse Movie Mode | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup Time-Lapse Movie Mode | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I show you how to setup your camera to take a time-lapse video using the cameras built in time-lapse movie feature.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/bUY1jdF8xTc

Monday, May 9, 2016

Early Morning Beach Flash Portrait Retouching | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial

Early Morning Beach Flash Portrait Retouching | Lightroom 6 & CC Tutorial
   In this tutorial video I show you how I retouched my latest outdoor flash photos that I took at the beach in early morning. So if you want to learn more about using Adobe Lightroom 6 & CC and enjoy portrait photography. You will enjoy this video!


Early Morning Beach Flash Portrait Retouching - Before & After, © Exodist Photography, All Rights Reserved

   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out the links below to everything you need to get started. While your at it, don't forget to pick up Adobe Lightroom. Purchasing through my provided Amazon affiliate links is a great way to help support my channel.

Canon DSLR Camera Starter Gear: http://amzn.to/1RKMhqa
Adobe CC Photography Package (Lr & Ps): http://amzn.to/1jYTgAn
Adobe Lightroom 6 (Stand Alone PC & Mac): http://amzn.to/1jYToQw


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/i4w6nb-aVTw

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Display Color Calibration - Why This Is A Must For Any Serious Photographer | Vlog

Display Color Calibration - Why This Is A Must For Any Serious Photographer | Vlog
   In this video blog I talk about why its important that you color calibrate your monitor if your serious into photography or are doing any paid work. I also talk about one of my first experiences dealing with a non calibrated display many years back and how it effected some of my artwork.


   If you are interested in any of these items, please help support my channel by purchasing these products through my Amazon Affiliate Links:
Datacolor Spyder5 Pro: http://amzn.to/1T5oh65
X-Rite ColorMunki: http://amzn.to/1WeqjkK


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/GBdkzewjF3g

Friday, May 6, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Camera Focus Points & AF Modes | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Camera Focus Points & AF Modes | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I show you how to switch between the autofocus modes and set you focus points with the new Canon 80D.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/XU7ZWpabYU0

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set The Image Quality (JPEG / RAW) | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set The Image Quality (JPEG / RAW) | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to learn how to use the Canon EOS 80D? In these video tutorials I step you through many of the functions and settings used in this camera. In this video I show you how to change the image quality settings from Jpeg to Raw or combination of both.


   If you are interested in the Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera, please help support my channel by purchasing it through my Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/1XEePV8


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/YoH5nTaTLew