Welcome to episode 56 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode I review a very particular light shaping tool, the beauty dish. I talk about placement, optional accessories, my favourite dishes and what to look for when adding a beauty dish to your kit.Read More
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Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 55. This episode I have a rather tough development project for you to consider. It's called the 15 in 60 and while it's hard, it is incredibly valuable in helping you to improve your ability to "see".
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Welcome to Episode 51 of the Make Better Photos & Videos Podcast. This time out, I explore the market for 360 degree video cameras. Have a listen and learn if one of these tools could serve your needs.Read More
Many creatives are challenged by a perceived lack of sharpness in their work. In this episode, I challenge some common myths and offer suggestions on what you can do to address your concerns.Read More
Welcome to episode 45! This time I share what I learned after forcing myself to shoot an entire hockey game using Auto ISO. It was a great experience and I share the successes and the teachings from it in this podcast.Read More
Welcome to Episode 45 where I spend some time discussing recommendations in cameras, lenses and flash for growing photographers. Listen in!
It's that time of year when photographers are making lists of needs/wants and gift buyers are looking for just the right thing. Welcome to episode 44 of the Make Better Photos and Videos podcast where I offer up my recommendations on camera bodies for the serious enthusiast. I will be back with more entry and first time serious camera users in another episode, but this one is built to help that serious enthusiast wade through some amazing gear.Read More
Hey everyone! Welcome to episode 43 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode I explore the rationale for a dedicated camera for 4K video and explain why your DSLR or MILC may not be adequate for serious work.
Welcome to Episode 42 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode, I take a look at why and how we group flashes together to make better images, to simplify our lives and to be able to work more quickly and efficiently.Read More
Welcome to Episode 41 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode I share with you tips and techniques for shooting interiors. This is a great skill set to build, even if it isn't part of your regular photographic endeavours.Read More
Welcome to Episode 40 of the Make Better Photos and Videos podcast. In this episode I cover two primary uses of the grey card and share how to use the tool for maximum effectiveness. Want to learn more? Listen in!Read More
Hey everyone! Welcome to episode 39 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In episode 33 I talked about off camera flash with the McNally Ezybox, but some readers weren't clear on how to make off camera flash work. In this episode I review the idea of using the camera's built in popup flash to control a speed-light that is not connected via wires or other means. Most cameras have popups, and many include this powerful remote control functionality. Listen to this episode to find out how to make it work. If you have questions, you can always email me at email@example.comRead More
Welcome to Episode 38 of Make Better Photos and Videos. In this episode I present three fall shooting scenarios, with tips on being successful for you to try in the real world. They're fun, reasonably easy and will result in images sure to please your friends and family.
Welcome to the Make Better Photos and Videos podcast. In this episode we explore the evolution and best practices for using your in camera light meter. You'll learn when it is right and when a little tweaking on your part will improve your images. There's also a simple and yet very powerful experiment that you can do at home.Read More