Video Camera Buying for a Family

Video Camera Buying for a Family

Ques­tion: Peo­ple often ask for buy­ing tips on equip­ment, so here’s what to look for in a less-expen­sive ‘fam­i­ly’ lev­el video cam­era. This spe­cif­ic request was for a teen and they were won­der­ing what it would be like using an iPad for video, so we dis­cuss...

Current Lenses

A young pho­to-friend just asked about what cur­rent Canon lens­es I like and what I’m up to… here’s what I said: Since I switched to Canon, I bought exact­ly the lens kit I want­ed and love them all. A 24–70 F4 came with one body and it’s a great ‘event’ lens. My...
On Photo Students Being Taken Seriously

On Photo Students Being Taken Seriously

I got an e‑mail from a high school pho­to stu­dent I met recent­ly. He was ask­ing how to be tak­en seri­ous­ly enough to make mon­ey from his good sports pho­tos of his friends. A few basic busi­ness things do help… act­ing like a busi­ness per­son, being...

Power of Online Photo Events-RIT Reunion

I was just run­ning the num­bers on how wild­ly pop­u­lar my web site for the RIT Reunion Pho­tos was this year. We cre­ate a cus­tom web site for the event and upload to it live all week­end. Here are some of the num­bers. So you under­stand… we have two things:The...

Tips for a Young Photographer:Camera Settings, etc

I work with some ‘young’ pho­tog­ra­phers… some young in years, some just new to pro­fes­sion­al shoot­ing. Here are some tips I just sent to some­one to improve her skill set and to real­ly get great shots at an event she is cov­er­ing for me next week. Shut­ter...

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