Migration to Mirrorless: Shhhhhhh
By July 31, 2014 Read More →

Migration to Mirrorless: Shhhhhhh

My first 3 posts were all tied to my past and the changes that have happened over the last years to get me where I am today as a mirrorless shooter. This post is about something that I’m in the process of learning right now. I’m in the midst of processing a large tournament. My […]

By June 28, 2014 Read More →

Great Affordable Lav Mic for Hybrid Photographers

Coach Crockett is tired of spending $700 for a set of wireless lavalier style mic transmitter and receiver sets so he decided to look at some of the lower costs units and guess what?  He found a really smart design, good to very good sound quality, confident build quality and great ease-of-use for under $200. […]

JOIN US FOR THE LIVE STREAM! Microphones for Hybrid Photography
By May 22, 2014 Read More →

JOIN US FOR THE LIVE STREAM! Microphones for Hybrid Photography

Join us LIVE to learn about Microphones for Hybrid Photographers!   This is the Fourth Production in the Hybrid Live series.  Check out for other Hybrid Live titles and many other titles available.   Robby D and  Will Crockett are part of the Hybrid Hero team who are devoted to helping other photographers gain the knowledge […]

Posted in: Audio
By May 19, 2014 Read More →

How to Pick the Right Microphone for Recording HYBRID

Hybrid Photography is the blend of Photo+Video+Audio.  Without great AUDIO a “Talking Portrait” or “eProduct” just does’t have impact.   Can you imagine going to a movie theater and having the sound turned down?   You would lose the TOTAL experience of the story being told.   As with all things photography to learn how to pick the right equipment and […]

By May 14, 2014 Read More →

Q: What’s a Good Microphone to Use for Talking Portraits

Hybrid Hero, Joe Smithberger discusses his current signal chain for capturing audio in his Video productions and Hybrid Photography work. Finding the right audio solution is the key to successful Hybrid Photography work as Joe has found in his latest eCardPRO with fellow cinema storyteller, Jamie Jansen. This exciting new card is one of the […]

By May 8, 2014 Read More →

Better Audio in a Noisy Location

Here’s a quick tip. When you are recoding in a noisy location, you’ll want to get the mic in as close to the subject as possible. In this case, we were using a wireless lav and we were able to turn down the sensitivity of the mic so that it would not pick up as […]

By April 30, 2014 Read More →

Q: How does Will’s Talking Portraits get that “Look”?

The Light Smarter was developed over months of research into building a great Hybrid Studio. We attract clients the same as we have always attracted clients. We do what we do better than clients can do themselves (DIY). Will did the homework. He went to National Photography Trade Shows with one purpose. That one purpose […]

By March 23, 2014 Read More →

New Hybrid101 Episode: AUDIO for Photographers

Join us Thursday March 27 at 7:30pm CT for a free live stream of this 45 minute program as it is recorded for Hybrid Heroes RobbyD and Will Crockett share the options and solutions in recording sync speech in their “Talking Portrait” client shoots using on-camera, off-camera audio back into the camera as well […]

By January 30, 2014 Read More →

Our First Profitable eProduct Goes Mainstream

Our HauserTown makeover continues as we are making a profitable transition to offering eCardpro to our business clients.  We are finding that this product is especially attractive to those in sales and we are focusing currently on a particular group of real estate agents in our local area.  It makes sense.  These folks already possess the ability […]

By January 23, 2014 Read More →

What Do I Use For Recording Audio With Fuji Gear

There has been discussion on the LinkedIn forum on what to use to record audio. Being a Fuji X-M1 shooter and not having the ability to use an attached mic I record audio separately when creating a hybrid photo. I use a Zoom H1 and Audio-Technica ATR3350 Lav to record audio. I later sync the […]

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