Tag: migration to mirrorless

Migration To Mirrorless: The Lens
By July 24, 2014 Read More →

Migration To Mirrorless: The Lens

  After writing my last post I was almost immediately asked about my lens choice. After all the best-est-est-est camera body in the universe without fantastic matching glass is only a fancy paperweight. Two years ago I was using a combination of a M4/3 lens that was (and still is) a bit too soft for […]

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 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 January 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Q: What’s Will’s “everyday” shoot setup for hybrid?

Thanks for all the great questions and comments on hybrid workflow from our super successful live streaming event.  Here’s a quick look at some of our typical hybrid studio setup solutions…Because we book traditional portrait photo sessions right next to hybrid sessions, we need our primary setup to be able to shoot stills as well […]

Q: What Lighting Gear Do You Take on Location?

I’ve talked a lot about LED Lighting so far, but I wanted to share a little bit about what I take with me when I’m going on location.  For a typical hybrid photo shoot like the eCardPro or one of my editorial still photoshoots I have been taking a couple of the Larger Dracast LED […]

Q: Can You Do Hybrid Photography with Your dSLR Camera?

Although Mirrorless cameras have many benefits when shooting both Still Photographs and Video in the same session, it can be done using hdSLRs with fantastic results. This post also features a behind-the-scenes look at a Commercial Hybrid Photography shoot that I did with WRL Advertising in Canton, Ohio (www.wrladv.com) and The Mosser Glass Company (www.mosserglass.com). […]

Why I’ve Chosen To Shoot the Fuji X-M1 Instead of Nikon D90

I have been wanting to get into a mirrorless camera for a while now. There are lots of great ones out there but I needed to find the one that was right for me. For this commercial shoot I used the Nikon D90 plus my new Fuji X-M1! To put the X-M1 to the test […]

By October 14, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Q: How Do I Choose a Mirrorless to Replace DSLR?

What if your local dealer does not sell the cool mirrorless cameras we use and talk about here in Crockettville? Can you simply buy the one you THINK you like online and hope for the best?   Here are some thoughts on how to choose a mirrorless camera to replace dSLR and how to make […]

Wireless Remote Shooting for Industrial Job

We are out on a BIG industrial photo shoot creating hybrid images and time-lapse progression photos in sunny (hot!) central California.  To record the photo and video images, we are securing 6 mirrorless cameras on the construction site and controlling them wirelessly thru a network we made.  Our cost projection to the client was low […]

By July 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

How To Sync External Audio With Video

I received a great question here on Discovermirrorless after my last video about the setup I am using to record external audio for my videos. Kent asked how I actually sync the video along with the audio track. I wrote an explanation but, let’s face it, we’re photographers and we learn far better with a more […]

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