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tethering with your canon EOS R5
03/05/2021
Fundamentals , Pre-Production

How to tether your Canon EOS R5 in Lightroom Classic using EOS Utility

In today's video I am going to show you how to tether your Canon EOS R5 to Lightroom Classic using EOS Utility.

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depth-of-field in the portrait photography studio
01/09/2021
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How Depth-of-field affects sharpness in the studio

Today we’re going to talk about depth-of-field, not scientifically speaking, but practically speaking.

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TRIGGER WARNING BOKEHOLICS: Three reasons why prime lenses are not just for bokeh.
11/10/2020
Fundamentals , Gear

TRIGGER WARNING BOKEHOLICS: Three reasons why prime lenses are not just for bokeh.

In today’s video we’re gonna talk about why prime lenses are not just for bokeh.

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In today’s video, we’re going to learn how to profile your camera to get accurate color in Capture One.
11/02/2020
Fundamentals

Create Canon EOS R5 custom color profiles for Capture One with the X-Rite Color Checker Passport 2

In today’s video, we’re going to learn how to profile your camera to get accurate color in Capture One.

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How photographers can use histograms to nail their exposure
10/28/2020
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How photographers can use histograms to nail their exposure

A histogram is a graph that depicts your image’s brightness when you review photos on the back of your camera or computer.

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How to tether with Capture One and still have images write to the card in your Canon EOS R5 Camera
10/08/2020
Fundamentals , Pre-Production

How to tether with Capture One and still have images write to the card in your Canon EOS R5 Camera

People ask me about tethering all of the time. In Lightroom it was a struggle, even with Tether Tools cables, but when I started...

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Lightmeters sekonnic L-308 L-478 L-858
07/26/2020
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Light meters: How flash meters can speed up your workflow and help you properly expose your images

When the topic of light meters comes up, many photographers are surprised to learn that I used them. While TTL and trial and error...

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The Exposure Triangle-How photographers camera, shutter speed, aperture & ISO exposure settings work
07/19/2020
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The Exposure Triangle-How photographers camera, shutter speed, aperture & ISO exposure settings work

Breaking down in depth how your camera settings and exposure work to record images.

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07/05/2020
Exclusive Training Videos , Fundamentals , Pre-Production

Photographers: Developing your personal sense of style so clients will come to you for your work

When I was just starting out in photography, I really looked up to other photographers who had a lot more experience, because I realized...

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Some photographers have a reputation for being narcissistic micromanagers. Don’t be that guy. And I do mean, THAT GUY!
03/30/2020
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Playing well with others: how to work with a crew, while not acting like THAT GUY

Some photographers have a reputation for being narcissistic micromanagers. Don’t be that guy. And I do mean, THAT GUY!

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