Monday, February 27, 2017

Could Nikon Be Getting Into The Full Frame Mirrorless Market?

Could Nikon Be Getting Into The Full Frame Mirrorless Market?
    In a recent article by Yahoo Japan, Yahoo spoke with Nikon corporate executives about recent changes made within Nikon and what the future of the company holds. Nikon executives made numerous comments about their plans for the company and mirrorless cameras.


Yahoo Japan Link: https://goo.gl/1wXACl


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

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Portrait Lighting Tutorials - Ep #4 - Beauty Portraits - Creating Breathtaking Female Photos

Portrait Lighting Tutorials - Ep #4 - Beauty Portraits - Creating Breathtaking Female Photos
   Improve your portrait photography lighting techniques. In this tutorial I show you my go to setup for beauty portraits, that is both easy to setup and creates amazing results. Like all my lighting tutorials I step you through what each light does and demonstrate how each light adds to the over all look of the photo. I also include helpful lighting diagrams so you can easily duplicate this lighting setup.


   Do you want to get started in photography? Check out my links below for my recommended photo, video & audio gear!

My Cameras & Lenses: http://amzn.to/2gD6V2a
My Photography Studio Gear: http://amzn.to/2fVoFXu
Paul C. Buff DigiBee Studio Strobes: https://www.paulcbuff.com/alienbees.php


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/z-BlFhmjuIE

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Four New Sigma Lenses Announced - 14mm, 24-70mm, 135mm Art & 100-400mm Contemporary

Four New Sigma Lenses Annoucned - 14mm, 24-70mm, 135mm Art & 100-400mm Contemporary
   Well Sigma has just announced four new lenses and there is sure to be at least one in the line up that someone is been looking for. Of these four three are part of their Art series. A 14mm, 135mm and a 24-70mm lens. The fourth lens is a 100-400mm Contemporary lens. So there is a huge chance that someone will find a lens they like in this bunch. Lets take a look at Sigma's announcement page, see what they have to say about these lenses and then take a quick look at the technical specifications.


Sigma USA: https://www.sigmaphoto.com/


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/NE2NTm28m3Y

Friday, February 17, 2017

Nikon DL Canceled & The Future Of Point & Shoot Cameras - My Thoughts & Opinion

Nikon DL Canceled & The Future Of Point & Shoot Cameras - My Thoughts & Opinion
   With all the uproar about Nikon canceling the DL camera line before its even hit the store shelfs and also reporting "extraordinary losses" in revenue. I thought I would chime in on this and talk about what Canon and Nikon both have been doing wrong and most importantly how they need to adapt to an ever changing market.



Video Link:
https://youtu.be/9hWnfAhc75w

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Canon EOS M6 Mirrorless Digital Camera Announced - My Thoughts & Opinion

Canon EOS M6 Mirrorless Digital Camera Announced - My Thoughts & Opinion
   Seems the M5 was just released only about 6 months ago and already Canon has announced the all new EOS M6 mirrorless camera. Also it seems they have reverted back to using the older M3 body style with only a few modifications. So why the change? In this video I go over the specifications of this new camera, give you my thoughts & opinions on the all new EOS M6 and why I still think its going to experience poor sales.


Canon EOS M6: https://youtu.be/YAhXlBA5Htg


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/YAhXlBA5Htg

Canon Rebel T7i (800D) & 77D Digital SLR Cameras Announced - My Thoughts & Opinion

Canon Rebel T7i (800D) & 77D Digital SLR Cameras Announced - My Thoughts & Opinion
   Well Canon has announced two new entry level DSLRs. The Rebel EOS T7i (800D) and the EOS 77D. Many have been confused about the new naming scheme of the new 77D and to be honest I am not sure Canons marketing department has their head screwed on right. That said in this video I go over the new specifications on these new models and let you know my thoughts and opinions on these cameras.


Canon Rebel EOS T7i (800D): **coming soon**
Canon EOS 77D: http://amzn.to/2kwYuUa


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/D9q_s7L7gPY

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Portrait Lighting Tutorials - Ep #3 - Soft Light - Secrets To Using Softboxes

Portrait Lighting Tutorials - Ep #3 - Soft Light - Secrets To Using Softboxes
   Improve your portrait photography lighting techniques. For this tutorial I show you how to position your softbox in a Rembrandt styled lighting setup to get you the softest lighting possible. In this video I show you how to setup your lighting equipment, what camera settings were used and helpful diagrams so you can practice these lighting setups in your own home.


Do you want to get started in photography? Check out my links below for my recommended photo, video & audio gear!

My Cameras & Lenses: http://amzn.to/2gD6V2a
My Photography Studio Gear: http://amzn.to/2fVoFXu
Paul C. Buff DigiBee Studio Strobes: https://www.paulcbuff.com/alienbees.php


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/-e8OZtXMlHs

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tamron 70-200mm G2 & 10-24mm VC Lens Announced - My Opinions On These New Lenses

Tamron 70-200mm G2 & 10-24mm VC Lens Announced - My Opinions On These New Lenses
   Tamron Inc. Leading manufacture in photographic camera lenses has announced two new updated lenses, the very popular 70-200mm f/2.8 and the 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 VC lens. Both lenses have improved autofocus, optical improvements and now with up to 5 stops of Vibration Control. So here is my opinions on these new lenses.


Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 G2 Lens: http://www.tamron.jp/en/product/lenses/a025.html
Tamron 10-24mm VC Lens: http://www.tamron.jp/en/product/lenses/b023.html


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/SB5cfgdNcQk

Monday, February 6, 2017

When Someone Attempts To Copy Your Photos For Commercial Use - My Thoughts

When Someone Attempts To Copy Your Photos For Commercial Use - My Thoughts
   I came across this article on PetaPixel about a California based photographer who had his photo copied by a German based company. Now they did not use his exact photo, but did more of a remake on it. So is this illegal? Is this un-ethical? Lets talk about this.


PetaPixel Link: https://goo.gl/Ux8jPF


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/b7K9jhUWtNU

Tamron SP 70-300mm Di VC USD Lens Announced - What's New About The A030 Model

Tamron SP 70-300mm Di VC USD Lens Announced - What's New About The A030 Model
   Well Tamron has just announced an update to their very popular SP 70-300mm lens. But what has been updated and should you run out and buy it? In this quick video blog I talk about what been updated and what has not been improved in this new lens.


Tamron's Announcement: https://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2017/0203.html


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/1CSMUtrtD64

Saturday, February 4, 2017

SD Card Epic Benchmark Battle - Which Is Faster Samsung Or SanDisk

SD Card Epic Benchmark Battle - Which Is Faster Samsung Or SanDisk
   Wondering which SD card to buy for your camera. Not really sure what the performance of each really is. Well I thought I would do a performance test on a handful of memory cards that I own and share the results with my viewers. So lets benchmark some SanDisk and Samsung SD Cards.


Samsung Evo: http://amzn.to/2kcH0j3
Samsung Pro: http://amzn.to/2jOc1GD
SanDisk Ultra: http://amzn.to/2l8mbDk
SanDisk Extreme: http://amzn.to/2kDsNfN


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/XbrUmpo9ctU

Thursday, February 2, 2017

My Current Photography Lenses & Camera For 2017

My Current Photography Lenses & Camera For 2017
   I thought I would do a vlog about my current camera and lenses I use for photography, which ones I like, dislike, would and would not recommend to my viewers. Also little backstory into why I have the ones I do and what my plans are for future upgrades.


My Cameras & Lenses: http://amzn.to/2gD6V2a


Video Link:
https://youtu.be/3lkTcn8P8iE