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Canon 85mm shootout
12/13/2020
Gear

Sharpest 85mm lens for Canon R5 RF 85mm f2 Macro v RF 1.2 L USM v EF Sigma Art 1.4 EOS Review

After watching several YouTube Reviews where people only shot these lenses at f2, I decided to make a review where we test everything from...

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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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X1D2
11/02/2020
Gear

UPLOAD 4K Does medium format really out preform 35mm? Hasselblad H1XD II, Canon EOS R5, Nikon D850 -RAW files

We've all heard that medium format is better than 35mm, but is it really true? The purpose of this review was to test the...

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How to set up the Hasselblad X1D II 50C medium format mirrorless for studio portrait photography
10/14/2020
Gear

How to set up the Hasselblad X1D II 50C medium format mirrorless for studio portrait photography

I tested Hasselblad's 50MP mirorrless camera in the studio and put it though its paces for about a month. Here is how I set...

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Hasselblad X1D II 50C Full Review: how the medium format mirrorless camera preforms in the studio
10/04/2020
Gear

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Full Review: how the medium format mirrorless camera preforms in the studio

I tested Hasselblad's 50MP mirorrless camera in the studio and put it though its paces next to the 45 megapixel Canon EOS R5 while...

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Full Review of the Canon EOS R5 for Commercial and Portrait Photographers switching from the 5DIV
09/01/2020
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Full Review of the Canon EOS R5 for Commercial and Portrait Photographers switching from the 5DIV

After using the R5 for a full month as a professional commercial studio and portrait photographer, who shoots some video, I have decided to...

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biilingham what's in my bag
08/22/2020
Gear

What’s in my bag? Moving from ThinkTank to Billingham

Watch as I unbox my new Billingham 445 camera bag and move out of my old Think Tank Photo Retrospective 30 2.0 messenger bag.

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Part II: Canon EOS R5 Settings for Video - Filmmaking
08/20/2020
Gear

Part II: Canon EOS R5 Settings for Video – Filmmaking

I wanted to share with you how I setup my Canon EOS R5 for videography. This video will take a deep-dive into the settings...

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Part I: Canon EOS R5 Settings for Studio Photography - Complete Guide
08/18/2020
Gear

Part I: Canon EOS R5 Settings for Studio Photography – Complete Guide

I wanted to share with you how I setup my new Canon EOS R5 as a commercial studio photographer. My last camera was...

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R5 overheating
08/10/2020
Gear

Do CFexpress cards cause Canon EOS R5 overheating? Tested w/ Atomos Shogun + BG-R10 grip & batteries

I wanted to test is the CF Express or SD cards cause the new Canon EOS R5 to overheat when recording externally, plus I...

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R5 AF Test
08/06/2020
Gear

Don’t use Electronic Shutter with a Canon EOS R5 – Sports Photography Autofocus Test – Football

I wanted to test out the auto focus capabilities of the new mirrorless camera with a real world test featuring the EF 400mm f2.8...

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Canon EOS R5 - First Impressions and Behind-the-Scenes on a Studio Portrait Test photoshoot
08/01/2020
Gear

Canon EOS R5 – First Impressions and Behind-the-Scenes on a Studio Portrait Test photoshoot

I got to play with my new camera on a Portrait shoot and the new eye and face detection auto focus rocks!

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