Tag: Olympus

Tips for Shooting Sports Action Shots the Hybrid Way

I took a break from shooting food and went to my first motocross race. Most of the photo/video I do is on still life so this was something a little different. I had some challenges and learned a lot through the experience. Most know that mirrorless cameras still have a ways to go before they […]

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Focusing in Video Mode

Do you find focusing while shooting video challenging?  It’s one of the things I’ve struggled with over the past couple months, especially when using Lumix lenses on the OMD.  Firmware updates have helped some but it still seems more challenging than the Olympus lenses.  I tend to use manual focus quite often when shooting video […]

Using Video as a Background

Why not change up your hybrid photography video by using video as a background?  It works great for showing off products but would work for other applications too. Most hybrid videos you see are more like a slideshow of stills and videos with some music and fancy transitions between them. However for a restaurant eProduct, […]

Adding Video to Food Blogs

I’ve had a food blog for several years now and have never posted a video on it until now.  My first video blog post on Gapey’s Grub was done on smoked asparagus and panko crusted eggs, a recipe from the Herbivoracious cookbook. Watch as the smoke pours out of the pan when I lift the lid covering the […]

By February 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

How to Combine Audio and Music for Your Hybrid eProduct

I went to an event for foodies in Seattle called The Seattle Underground Market and ended up taking more videos than stills which is probably a first for me.  I talked a bit about the event and the hybrid eProduct I put together in a hangout with some of the other Hybrid Sheroes which you […]

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By February 1, 2013 12 Comments Read More →

The Micro Four Thirds Camera Bag Challenge

After receiving my new Panasonic Lumix G5 last week I found myself in quite a dilemma. I did not have a bag that fit it. The current LowePro Edit 110 I was using for my GF3 was not big enough, and my other bags were too big. Watch as I continue my migration to mirrorless and […]

Carry Speed DS-SLIM Strap Review

If you’re a photographer, you have probably heard of Black Rapid Sling straps.  They aren’t the only ones that make sling straps though.  I want to tell you about the DS-SLIM sling strap by Carry Speed which was provided to me for review.  They have taken sling straps to a new level and have innovated […]

By November 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Optimizing the Jpeg Settings on the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Optimizing OMD Jpeg Settings – the Olympus OMD EM5 is one of the hottest mirrorless hybrid cameras to come along in a long time. While the OMD renders some of the best JPEGS available today this video will help you further unlock the potential of this camera.

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By November 29, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

How To Choose the Perfect Camera

Choosing a camera…  there’s a lot of shiny new gadgets out there to entice you, but what is it that you’re really looking for?  You have to realize  that the average camera body has a relevance lifespan of about 2 years before it’s replaced by the next generation of newer, better, brighter, shinier toys.  Just […]

By November 22, 2012 0 Comments Read More →


This topic has been coming up a lot lately.  There was a Hybrid Hangout last week on this and if you haven’t watched it yet, you should.  In this vlog post I give my take on the subject as this has changed fairly recently for me. There is also a guest appearance by my cat, […]

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