I recently got together for a G+ Hangout with Sports and Portrait Photographer Carol Schlintz and LA Based ProTog Steven Lynch (who are a couple of my colleagues and fellow “Hybrid Heroes” from DiscoverMirrorless.com) to talk about video editing basics and how to use Adobe Premiere Pro. Steven does an excellent walkthrough of the basics of editing and how to navigate the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace. Although it’s technically a “Pro” tool, Adobe Premiere Pro is easy enough to be used by beginners, but it’s also chock full of advanced features that make it a perfect choice for those looking [More]
Four professional photographers and a regional rep from X-Rite engage in a conversation about getting the color right from your digital camera. Everyone wants the color in their images to be “spot on” and eliminate things like purple Star Trek looking grass or orange Ooompa Loompa skin tones on the people (apologies to Snooki from Jersey Shore ~_^).  But can we rely on the vastly improved Auto White Balance features on today’s Camera Systems or should we “auto” know better than to use AWB. What are the best practices for getting color right, whether it’s for print or for a [More]
In this excellent edition of the Hybrid Hangout, host Will Crockett (DiscoverMirrorless.com) welcomes special guest Jared Polin (FroKnowsPhoto.com) and Hybrid Heroes Giulio Sciorio, Marlene Hielema, Bill Burkholder and Carol Schlintz for a lively discussion of RAW vs JPEG and which is better to shoot in different situations. This is a highly controversial topic and there are hardcore advocates on both sides. Here’s Will’s description of the hangout: Both JPEG and RAW file formats are good these days, but they are very different. When is it a good idea to use RAW, when is it best to shoot in JPEG, what [More]