Labor Day at Pike Street Market

The plan: Two families with a total of four kids. Catch a train to Seattle. Do Pike Place Market. Take some photos on the way. Make sure everyone has a good time. I shot all of these photos on the run. I brought along one of my favorite lenses - the Fuji 16mm f/1.4. I [...]

2018 Washington State aka Puyallup Fair at Night with Fireworks – a GH5S Animorphic Video

Last night, I had a chance to take the Pansonic GH5S out to the Puyallup Fair and shoot some low light / high ISO footage of the rides and fireworks. I shot the footage in 4k / 60P and processed it on a 30p timeline so I could retime the video for slow motion. Since [...]

Panasonic GH5s and Sennheiser G4 500 series – my new vlogging and video setup

Impressive codec, rotating / front facing LCD, great face detection, fantastic low light performance, and no more syncing audio in post! This seems like the setup for me. In this video, I'll explain my setup, show how to make a LUT in Davinci Resolve and then use it in the Panasonic GH5s, and test the [...]

Alternatives to Lightroom: PhotoNinja, SILKYPIX, and Luminar 2018 Review

Recently, I contacted the developers of PhotoNinja, SILKYPIX 8 Pro, and Luminar 2018. When I asked to review their software, all of them were very kind, and provided me with full copies for review. Here is my unbiased review of each of them, the pros, the cons, what I liked, and didn't like. Since Lightroom. Capture [...]

Lutify.Me Review – 3D LUTS in Capture One

Always on the lookout for ways to make my photo editing better and easier, I found a company call Lutify.Me. They specialize in LUTs (look up tables) for photo and video, but what piqued my curiosity was this page here. They advertise using LUTs in Capture One. They've basically created custom ICC profiles for Capture [...]

Darkroom – Photo Editor for iPhone Review

In my never ending quest of looking for the perfect photo editing app for on the go, I recently bought Darkroom. Is it perfect? Sadly, no. However, it's less expensive than Adobe Lightroom and VSCO X. It's also quite good for what it is - albeit with some bugs and oversights. Check out the video [...]

GoPro Karma Grip Test with the GoPro HERO6 Black – Run and Gun Stabilization Gimbal

The other day, I just picked up a GoPro HERO6 and the GoPro Karma Grip. The grip is a buggy product and requires being reset a few times before it syncs with the GoPro HERO6 - a know issue that still hasn't been worked out (even with the latest firmware). In this video, I set [...]