Tag: mirrorless hybrid

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 March 18, 2014 Read More →

Q: How do you dial in the color on LED panels for portraits?

We’re doing well with the long-term testing on the Cool Lux brand of LED 1×1 panels and have recently switched over to them in our studio with very good results. When we initially tested them, they showed no color troubles using a color meter but when we put them into daily use we noticed a […]

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 […]

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). […]

Q: How Are Clients Responding to Hybrid Photography?

Hybrid Photography is moving into mainstream and with it comes the task of moving my existing cliental to finding Hybrid Photography useful for their business. I wanted to take you into the work I’m doing for one of my commercial clients and show you how I am incorporating hybrid photography into the workflow. For this […]

Posted in: Hybrid Photography, LEDs

More Main Light Options for eCardPRO and Talking Portraits

More mainlight solutions for you to begin shooting Talking Portraits and eCardPRO business cards. I want to share with you how I adapted a standard Chimera soft box for use with an LED light panel mainlight.  

Why Does Will Crockett Use 2 Different Camera Bodies?

We love great questions from our viewers and here’s a terrific one.  This viewer saw two of my recent vlog posts and noticed they kinda contradict each other?  In one, I say, “the only real backup body is an exact duplicate of the primary camera” and in other videos you see me shooting jobs using […]

Workaround for Weak Fuji X Series AF?

The Fujifilm X series cameras are one of the mirrorless systems that I use a lot.  In this response to a viewer’s email thru the ASK WILL section of discovermirrorless, I wanted to share my ideas on how to workaround the sluggish AF performance of these terrific cameras.

Hybrid Shooting Tips by Suzette Allen

Here is a short video on tips to reduce your production and editing time for your eProducts and Hybrid videos.

Photo “flavor” for video is easier than you think. Talking Portraiture with Style.

Your portraiture has it’s own lighting style, signature color look, and overall flavor that’s all yours. You may have taken years to perfect it. Now that you are preparing for shooting “Talking Portraits” using video mode, your look needs to go with you! In this vlog post I want to show you how to use […]

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