Why Some Photographers Do Not Use Zoom Lenses

Some photographers do not use zoom lenses because fixed focal length lenses ("prime lenses") often provide better bokeh and image quality. One exception is the Sony G Master line-up of lenses. Sony G Master zoom lenses provide prime-like performance. They are a little heavy but it's like traveling with multiple prime lenses. #GMaster

By |2019-07-27T09:41:25-05:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Photography, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Some Photographers Do Not Use Zoom Lenses

Neewer Photography LED Softbox Lighting Review

The Neewer LED softbox lights provide exceptional results, for an affordable price. There are two color temperature settings and they are dimmable! I use mine to light my green screen. LED is more energy-efficient than a lot of other lighting options and I like how there seems to be no visible flicker. Available on Amazon

LumeCube Air Unboxing

The LumeCube Air is incredible lighting for both video and photo. For starters, LumeCube Air is super portable and waterproof! Also, LumeCube Air is USB-rechargeable. It's easy to pack more than one LumeCube Air for when more than one light source is necessary. Multiple LumeCube Airs can be controlled with a smartphone app and the

How to Blur Backgrounds in Photographs

This is how to blur backgrounds in photographs. Blurred backgrounds, also commonly referred to as "bokeh" or "defocused background" is not difficult to accomplish but fixed focal length lenses ("prime lenses") typically create the most dissolved background. I hope that you enjoy this photography tutorial and please subscribe and check out my other photography tutorial

Sony Firmware 3.0 for A7RIII & A7III Animal Eye Focus Review

Sony firmware version 3.0 for Sony A7Riii and Sony a7iii adds animal eye focus. Animal eye focus makes photographing animals like Sean Coonery the BIG Maine Coon Cat easier! By having the eyes in peak focus, the photograph looks outstanding! Below are samples that I captured with the Sony a7Riii with firmware version 3.0 and

By |2019-04-12T17:29:28-05:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Maine Coon, Photography, Review, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sony Firmware 3.0 for A7RIII & A7III Animal Eye Focus Review

Sony 24-70GM First Impressions

The Sony 24-70GM lens is a great "one lens" solution, for most scenarios. 24mm is wide enough for most landscapes and 70mm produces pleasing portraits with smooth bokeh. This lens is tack-sharp! The build quality of this lens is exceptional but it is heavy. Had I not used prime lenses primarily before using this lens,

By |2019-04-06T17:19:56-05:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Camera, Photography, Review|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sony 24-70GM First Impressions

Sony 16-35GM 35MM 4K Video Test

The Sony 16-35 G Master is a tack-sharp wide-angle zoom lens for the Sony E-Mount system. Build quality is exceptional and like all other G Master lenses, the image quality is next to impossible to beat. For 4K video, the 16-35GM is a workhorse! It's also an exceptional lens for landscape photography. #GMaster

By |2019-03-18T21:12:01-05:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Camera, Photography, Review, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sony 16-35GM 35MM 4K Video Test

Sony 16-35GM Initial Impressions

The Sony 16-35 G Master is a tack-sharp wide-angle zoom lens for the Sony E-Mount system. Build quality is exceptional and like all other G Master lenses, the image quality is next to impossible to beat. For 4K video, the 16-35GM is a workhorse! It's also an exceptional lens for landscape photography. #GMaster

By |2019-03-17T12:23:13-05:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Camera, Photography, Review, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sony 16-35GM Initial Impressions

Tamron 28-75 AF Test at 28mm

The Tamron 28-75mm lens is a fantastic f/2.8 constant aperture lens! Unlike the Sony G Master 24-70mm lens, the Tamron is a lot lighter and smaller. When paired with the Sony a7iii or other E Mount system camera, it's a powerful tool! I love the close focus capabilities of this lens and it behaves

Tamron 28-75 Thoughts After Several Weeks Using

The Tamron 28-75 f2.8 constant aperture lens is one of my favorite lenses for the Sony a7iii. I usually use prime lenses but have been using this lens almost exclusively for the past few weeks. It's smaller and lighter than the GMaster 24-70 but performs almost identically. I like having 75mm on the long end

By |2019-03-04T17:48:33-05:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Camera, Photography, Review, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Tamron 28-75 Thoughts After Several Weeks Using