Exploring Facebook Live Video

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Behind The Scenes, How To, Testing | 2 Comments

Over the weekend I did some experimenting with Facebook Live Video. For the uninitiated: Facebook Live is the social network’s live-streaming video functionality. Users can broadcast live videos using their smartphones or tablets. Additionally, live broadcasts can be streamed in Facebook Groups and events. “Broadcast to the largest audience in the world with the camera in ...

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The Magic of Micro 4/3

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in How To, Tech, Travel | No Comments

I am a huge micro 4/3 fan. I first discovered this format in 2014 with the release of the mirrorless Panasonic GH4. This camera was groundbreaking for number of reasons: 1) It was TINY. No internal mirror means the physical camera body was a fraction of the size of standard cameras. 2) It was powerful. ...

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The GoPro Survival Guide

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in How To, Tech | One Comment

I love my GoPro’s, all 5 of them. I currently own 1x Hero1, 2x Hero2, 1x Hero3, and 1x Hero4. Perhaps a Hero 5 is even on the horizon. Yes, I am an addict. Here’s the happy family below: They have been faithful, reliable companions to me during my travels and have proven themselves time and ...

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Pro Guide: Polarizers

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in How To, Tech | No Comments

What is the #1 easiest way to instantly improve your photos and video? Polarizing filters. These are indispensable tools that should be in all shooter’s camera bag, particularly if shooting landscape/scenery/outdoor subjects. This will be a quick guide to their various uses, benefits and pitfalls. My goal is to equip you with practical knowledge you can bring ...

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