Tag: hybrid camera

By July 17, 2014 Read More →

Migration to Mirrorless: A Reflection

I’m writing today the first of what will be many posts on my Migration to Mirrorless. It’s apropos that I begin this series today, as it was on this day 2 years ago that I was preparing (like I am today) to shoot a really big sport tournament. At that time it was my 8th […]

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 April 2, 2014 Read More →

My first gear video review ever- the Panasonic Leica 42.5mm F1.2 Lens for m43: Nikola Danaylov

My name is Nikola (aka Socrates) and this is my lens review of the Panasonic Leica Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 Lens. Before we begin let me just tell you that I am not a professional photographer or videographer and this will not be a scientific review with resolution tests and charts. No. This will be a […]

By March 27, 2014 Read More →

How I Sell eCardPRO to Real Estate Agents

One of the best parts of being Coach Will Crockett is getting to know the photographers he meets travelling around the country.  Last year while working on a project for Fuji, Will and Luis spent a weekend at Lakeside Camera in Metaire, LA, and offered a mini seminar.  Ken is from New Orleans and heard last […]

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 thePHOTOchannel.pro. 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 March 20, 2014 Read More →

Q: Can You Adjust a Custom White Balance?

In this blog post, Joe Smithberger talks about fine tuning a Custom White Balance setting to render color Warmer or Cooler than it’s default, neutral rendering. Sometimes, for artistic reasons, we want an image or video clip to feel warmer or cooler than normal. In a Still Portrait or Talking Portrait sequence, it is usually […]

I sure do Love Sunshine – And the Light I’m In
By March 2, 2014 Read More →

I sure do Love Sunshine – And the Light I’m In

All of the events I’ve shot lately have been under man-made lights. Gymnastics in a gym and the Wisconsin Water Ski Convention and Expo in a convention center. I do love natural light most… and do my very best to work with whatever conditions I’m in. Amount and color of the light are the devils […]

By February 24, 2014 Read More →

Q: How do you move a customer thru an eCardPRO shooting session?

Over at HauserTown Studios in downtown Chicago, Will Crockett has been developing a first class Hybrid Studio to serve both Portrait and Commercial Clients.  The main goal in servicing Commercial clients is to create an efficient workflow.  We begin by first introducing them to our webpages and galleries which we provide for client’s use.   A key piece within the […]

By February 3, 2014 Read More →

How Do You Know Which Gels to Use to Balance Mixed Lighting?

I’ve had a lot of e-mails through the LinkedIn group lately on how I balance my lighting to ambient lighting and other lights in my setup. Over the past 6 months I’ve learned a lot about continuous lighting sources and one thing that has become clear from the beginning is each brand and type of […]

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 […]

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