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Canon’s New 35mm Macro With LED Built-in

Canon recently introduced a new EF-S 35mm f/2.8 IS STM Macro lens with a built-in LED ring light. The lens is built for the crop sensor body styles in the Canon DSLR line up, and it is an equivalent 56mm... Continue Reading →

Getting great portraits with a single inexpensive 19″ ring light

Lights, lights and more lights.  As a full time wedding and portrait photographer I have a vast array of lights; 8 or 10 speed lights, 5 or 6 high powered strobes, half a dozen LED panels, 3 or 4 florescent... Continue Reading →

A Day Out With The FujiFilm XF35mmF2

The first of FujiFilm's new f/2.0 weather resistant prime lenses, the XF 35mm f/2.0 offers an equivalent focal length of 53mm in a compact, well built package including a fully marked aperture ring and stepping motor for fast autofocus. Being the... Continue Reading →

Fuji X-T2 First Impressions

On a recent day trip to the Yosemite Valley, I had the opportunity to shoot my new Fuji X-T2. There was a wide variety of lighting conditions that day and with the heavy snow fall, just getting there was an... Continue Reading →

Glide Gear Teleprompter Demo

  I recently used a setup in the Action Camera studio with the Glide Gear Teleprompter and our brand new Smith-Victor 19" ring light. It is a simple setup that works quite well. The teleprompter sells for $199.95 and the... Continue Reading →

Stabilizers: A Comparison

For most videographers, there is a constant push & pull between getting stable shots and creating active shots that pull viewers' eyes to the screen. So I decided to compare some different stabilization methods available at Action Camera. Most of... Continue Reading →

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