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  • DIY Photography Surfaces
    I’ve been branching out into creating review videos of various products to see if it makes my overall work viable. Right now the videos are […]
  • Local camera shops, is there still a place?
    I heard recently that the owner of my local camera shop is looking to retire. According to this article on Rock River Current he’s soon […]
  • Sigma 16mm on a lighting display photo walk
    I’m a fan of the 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens, but it isn’t perfect. In this video I talk about enjoying a beautiful Japanese […]
  • Camera companies manufacturing their own demise?
    While cameras have overall reached a high level of quality and it’s hard to go wrong in many situations, I see issues that especially damage […]
  • AVMatrix UC1218 HDMI to USB video capture Tryout
    I tested out the AVMATRIX UC1218 HDMI USB capture device with clean HDMI capable cameras. I also compared it to a generic HDMI capture device […]
  • Panasonic S5ii PDAF
    See more information about the camera through my affiliate B&H or Adorama’s related article. I’ve put together a hybrid kit for the camera as well. […]
  • Canon USA Refurbished & Repair Process
    I purchased a refurbished Canon EOS M6 Mark II back in early August 2022 after selling equipment to KEH (side note, I’m trying to go […]
  • No 3rd party autofocus Canon RF lenses?
    Lens options in a camera mount is something I think is worth considering if you are switching from a DSLR mount or changing between mirrorless […]
  • 2023 Camera Industry Predictions!
    Let’s talk about what could happen in 2023 from the main camera and lens companies. I try to predict releases, but a lot of it […]
  • Photography Basics: Shutter Speed
    Here are some basics about shutter speed along with two tips at the end that might help you when using manual control of your camera. […]
  • Chronological Instagram Journey
    In the related video, I share my journey of rediscovering my love for photography and sharing my photos on Instagram. Starting with my early photos […]
  • A look at RawTherapee
    Check it out on their website: In the embedded video I’m taking a look at the most recent version of RawTherapee. It’s open source […]
  • Altson CEF-NZ & Nikon November 2021 Firmware
    Nikon released firmware for the Z6, Z7, Z50, and Z5 with updates to the cameras regarding autofocus. In my case I have a Z5 and […]
  • KEH Used Camera Holiday 2021 Gift Guide!
    I was compensated for this post*. This post also contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on […]
  • Canon 22mm f/2 vs. Viltrox 23mm f/1.4
    Continuing my series of comparing native Canon EF-M (EOS M) lenses, this time it’s the Canon 22mm f/2 versus the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens. There […]
  • DPReview questioned Canon about EF-M
    DPReview talked with Go Tokura (Chief Executive of Canon). The vast majority of the interview was about RF, but I do think there were a […]
  • EF-M Sigma 56mm vs. Viltrox 56mm
    I was curious how the two native Canon EF-M 56mm f/1.4 lenses compared. Is one better in image quality or features than the other? At […]
  • Direction for Canon EF-M after 2021?
    Today I’m talking about a possible direction for the Canon EF-M system. While I had the original EOS M camera, I eventually sold that and […]
  • That was awkward…
    Note to self, don’t agree to be an “extra” for a person’s video job that you barely know. The training video extra might turn out […]
  • I bought a Nikon Z5
    Since starting my photography Youtube channel in January 2011, I have used various brands of equipment. The main camera kits were Pentax, Nikon F, and […]