Tag: mirrorless photography

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 […]

Migration to Mirrorless: Video
By July 28, 2014 Read More →

Migration to Mirrorless: Video

I suspect that many a blog will be devoted to the topic of video. There are so many video related aspects to explore! Today I thought I would just fill you in on my history with video because that “past” has shaped my attitude for what Mirrorless brings to the party. About 5 years ago […]

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 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 13, 2014 Read More →

Suggestions for Ken S’s One Light Portrait sample

We think that Ken Schallenberg is one sharp marketer and a great asset to our Hybrid Photographers group.   We want all the best for Ken and that includes getting special coaching by Will Crockett.   What is it that makes a successful Hybrid Photographer?  It is the ability to recognize what skill sets are needed to […]

By May 11, 2014 Read More →

Q: What LED Panels are the Hybrid Heroes Recommending?

Life around Crocketville is never dull and to say the least April was a very busy month.   Not only did Will, Louie, Patty and our lovely Mya the pup move into a beautiful space up closer to the Loop in  downtown Chicago but also managed to create a large Hybid client (top secret), get to […]

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 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 […]

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