Saturday, July 30, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: Rode VideoMic Pro Setup & Best Audio Settings | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: Rode Video Mic Pro Setup & Best Audio Settings | 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 install and setup the Rode VideoMic Pro. In addition to showing you how to configure the mic and camera to get the best audio results.


  Get your own Rode VideoMic Pro today and support this channel by purchasing through my affiliate link: http://amzn.to/2akthys


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/cwWVvw6P7Fs

Thursday, July 28, 2016

How To Use A Ring Light To Get A Stylized Look | Photography Tips

How To Use A Ring Light To Get A Stylized Look | Photography Tips
   Ring lights have become very popular with beauty and fashion photographers. In this video I demonstrate an affordable, yet very nice ring light system from Neewer that works extremely nice and creates very pleasing results that many photographers will enjoy.


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

Sekonic L-308S-U Flashmate Lightmeter: http://amzn.to/1UCNjUN
Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera: http://amzn.to/1U94ddb
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art Lens: http://amzn.to/1PEGQXN
Dolica Proline 62in Tripod: http://amzn.to/1QacIZN
Yongnuo YN560 IV Speedlite: http://amzn.to/1PEGTTp
Neewer Round Ring Universal Softbox: http://amzn.to/2aJLQhj
Neewer 6x9’ Black Muslin Backdrop: http://amzn.to/1UiXeyE


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/dD2Hsf8xXK4

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup AEB, Number Of Bracketed Images & Sequence | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup AEB, Number Of Bracketed Images & Sequence | 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 configure and use Automatic Exposure Bracketing so you can get started creating your own HDR photographs.


   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/kF6iuMuLpQU

Thursday, July 21, 2016

3 Quick Budget Photo Studio Hacks | Photography Tips

3 Quick Budget Photo Studio Hacks | Photography Tips
   Are you looking to make your budget home photography studio a little better or easier to use? In this video I give you three quick tips on how to improve your sandbags, remove wrinkles with ease from your muslin backdrops and how to prevent your boom pole from being loose and slipping.


   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/MxW4ChlDbpk

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

High Key Seascape Retouching | Silver Efex Pro Tutorial

High Key Seascape Retouching | Silver Efex Pro Tutorial
   Are you looking to learn how to use Silver Efex Pro 2 with Adobe Lightroom? I can show you how to use Silver Efex as a plugin allowing you to create amazing black and white images. In this tutorial we retouch a high key seascape photo while stepping you through using Silver Efex Pro.


   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/h_qLnZRz0bU

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup Author & Copyright Information | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Setup Author & Copyright Information | 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 the authors name and copyright information on your 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

   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/xHDVFHXqXlY

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: Ultimate Video & Vlogging Setup | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: Ultimate Video & Vlogging Setup | Photography Tips
   Looking to create the ultimate video blogging setup or just want to be able to record those memorable family moments on your Canon DSLR. In this video I show you what items you need and explain why they are important in helping your create your own ultimate video recording rig.


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

Canon 80D: Vlogging Gear: http://amzn.to/29DOvdy


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/9tX1h6eRlM8

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Glamour Soft Skin Glow Look - Portrait Retouching | Color Efex Pro

Glamour Soft Skin Glow Look - Portrait Retouching | Color Efex Pro
   In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we take Color Efex Pro and use it as a plugin to create an amazing glamour styled photo. Color Efex Pro is part of the Google Nik Collection of photography software with Lightroom or Photoshop or as a stand alone application. In this tutorial we give the photo a soft skin glow look with Color Efex then save the image back into Lightroom were we use the local adjustment brushes to give our photo its finishing touches.


   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/Tf8ccb2EOaY

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Home Office/Studio Tour - 2016 | Vlog

Home Office/Studio Tour - 2016 | Vlog
   I thought I would give everyone a tour of my small home office slash portrait studio that I work out of and also take the time to show everyone around. I give a walk through of much of the video and photography gear I use to film, light and make my videos and take photos.



Video Link:
https://youtu.be/-UW4TIHD7qs

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Your Language, Date & Time | Photography Tips

Canon EOS 80D: How To Set Your Language, Date & Time | 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 your language settings and set your data & time.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Black & White Portrait Retouching | Silver Efex Pro Tutorial

Black & White Portrait Retouching | Silver Efex Pro Tutorial
   For this tutorial we take a look at one of tools in Googles Nik Software Collection, Silver Efex Pro 2. In this video I show you how you can use Silver Efex Pro with Adobe Lightroom as a plugin and what you need to do to edit your own black & white portrait 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/gkzx5lq62vs

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Best Photo Editing Software For You Mac Under $50 US Dollars | Vlog

Best Photo Editing Software For You Mac Under $50 US Dollars | Vlog
   Most hobbyist photographers don't have the budget to spend a lot of money on photo editing & retouching software. So in this vlog I thought I would share a few programs that range from free to under $50 US dollars in cost. While most on my list are Mac only, some are also available for Windows and Linux as well.


Here are the links to the software mentioned in this video:

GIMP: http://www.gimp.org/
Darktable: http://www.darktable.org/
OSX Photos: http://www.apple.com/osx/photos/
Pixlr: https://pixlr.com/
Pixelmator: http://www.pixelmator.com/
Affinity Photo: https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/photo/
Google Nik Collection: https://www.google.com/nikcollection/


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/Of9YNMOUd9E