Tag: mirrorless

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 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 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 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 May 5, 2014 Read More →

Q: How important is the thickness of the diffusion in front of an LED

When we introduced the Light Smarter we had the intention of not only being able to provide Hybrid Photographers with solutions for controlling LED lighting but to also add to the creative aspect of lighting a subject. What happens when we step down the density of the diffusion? In this test four levels of diffusion […]

By April 29, 2014 Read More →

How to Craft LED Lighting Using Diffusion Dynamic Control

We agree that in order to be Hybrid Photographers we need to master Continuous Lighting. With the right tools, and yes, the quality of the lighting used is important. Will has invested time at trade shows to compare many models of LED lighting and found a winner in the Cool Lux brand. The 1′x 1′ […]

By April 29, 2014 Read More →

Have You Signed Up For Our Creative Live Event Yet?

Robby D here – Coach Will is doing the first ever hybrid photography – Shooting and Selling Hybrid Photography – session on Creative Live May 1-3, 2014. Free to sign up and there’s going to be TONS of great information.  

By November 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Camera, lens, settings: Hauser Sells a Non-Printed Product

World famous portrait photographer Marc Hauser thinks the decline in customers appetite for printed photographs is permanent. His studio runs over 1600 portrait sessions per year and around 25 BIG scale advertising shoots and clients all ask for his pictures on their screens. So, Marc chose a Lumix GH3, a cool external monitor for precise […]

By November 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Can A Professional Shoot Tethered Using A WiFi Workflow?

Many pros have enjoyed the ability to shoot photo and video files with their cameras connected to a laptop via USB {or some firewire folks left too!} in a tethered config to speed up their workflow and to keep a critical eye on image quality. I’ve been shooting dSLRs and medium format digital cameras tethered […]

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