Lumix GH5 Announced at CES2017

The eagerly awaited,  brand-spankin’-new, successor to the phenomenal MFT workhorse GH4; the Lumix GH5 was officially announced today at CES in Las Vegas!
If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on a Micro Four Thirds camera; whether for size, weight, or performance…  Here’s one - well more like a dozen - more reasons to go for it.  Just take a look at these specs! (more…)

Winter Goose – A Holiday and Winter Vodka Bottle Shoot

Winter Goose Vodka BottleIt's always a challenge to shoot a clear or nearly clear bottle on a light or white background. In this shot I wanted to use the Savage Universal Backgrounds for Holidays and winter scenes. Once the shot was all setup and ready to shoot it was easy to change to a second background and shoot again. 

Product photography, beyond the basic white booth shots, takes thought, time and experience to do. A good bit of creativity helps too. 

This is self project. Something I try to do at least once a month to build my skills, practice, and hopefully get some good images for my Portfolio.  (more…)

PAC Rockstar, Keith Hambly

Photo: Keith Hambly out shooting with Nicholas Pappagallo Jr. Photo by Cusi Taylor

(Photo by Cusi Taylor)

There is a vast and breathtakingly beautiful valley in northern Utah, surrounded by the the awe-inspiring peaks of the Bear River mountains of the Wasatch Range. Cache Valley isn’t just a mystical place depicted on your favorite cheese. Its a real place. Nestled alongside the long and winding Bear River, there is a small, quaint, friendly town called Amalga. (more…)

Case Air Wireless Tethering System – Review

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Tether Tools introduces the Case Air Wireless Tethering System, an innovative camera controller that connects and transfers images instantly from a camera to a smartphone, tablet or computer. Case Air offers remote control of advanced camera settings including focus adjustments, exposure settings, bracketing, time-lapse, HDR, and more. View images on a larger screen to check critical focus and composition or use live-view or movie mode for real-time capture to share and collaborate as images are created. (more…)

IN FOCUS: Bob Coates Interview

screen-shot-2016-12-05-at-10-18-59-amNicholas Pappagallo Interviews Bob Coates a photographer from Sedona Arizona! He explains his move from DSLRs to Lumix cameras. We also discuss Adobe Photoshop and how to quickly learn to use it with zero cost. be sure to just "play" sometimes. He discusses his coined term "Photosynthesis" and what it means. Be sure to watch this and many interviews with our speakers In Focus.

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