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The Equipment Myth for video? Guide To DSLR Discussion #2

Jared Polin October 29, 2014 Comments Off on The Equipment Myth for video? Guide To DSLR Discussion #2

Click Here for an exclusive “subscriber only” preview of actual clips form the FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video. The Guide launches November 1st. 2014.

Do YOU need the most expensive gear around to create quality video with your DSLR? The answer is ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!

You could have the most expensive camera in the world but if you don’t know what to do with it it wont matter.

Here’s an example why you don’t need the most expensive camera for creating video with your DSLR. Todd used his six year old Canon 60D to film his portion of sample videos in the guide. The honest truth is you would have no idea what he shot it with because all the matters is that the video is quality.

To check out three other preview discussions please click here.

Are YOU a one man video band? Guide To DSLR Discussion #1

Jared Polin October 29, 2014 Comments Off on Are YOU a one man video band? Guide To DSLR Discussion #1

Click Here for an exclusive “subscriber only” preview of actual clips form the FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video. The Guide launches November 1st. 2014.

If there is one thing you will hear time and time again in the FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video, it’s the term “One Man Band”.

Being a one man band means you are capable of doing every task needed during a video shoot. You have to set up the tripod, set up the lights, test the microphones, direct the subjects and much much more.

And you know what, there is nothing to be afraid of because I know you can do it. The FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video will give you the confidence and knowhow to get out into the world right now as a one man band and create amazing video.

It’s really important to know how to do everything on your own as a one man band. Because in the future it will be much easier to teach others to assist and help you on shoots.

To check out three other preview discussions please click here.

Is a Watermark ever okay, the dreaded Watermark has returned – Rapid Fire Critique

Jared Polin October 28, 2014 Comments Off on Is a Watermark ever okay, the dreaded Watermark has returned – Rapid Fire Critique

You know you are in for a treat when the message you get with the Rapid Fire Critique link is that “some photos have the dreaded logo”.

So the question in the long standing debate is “is a watermark ever okay”. Here’s my answer, it’s personal preference. If you feel that the watermark should be there either for branding or security purposes than put it there.

If you feel that it detracts from the image than remove it. It all comes down to what you think is right. Because the truth of the matter is there is not right or wrong answer when it comes to the watermark.

Well, maybe there is one answer, if your watermark is so over the top than maybe at that point you should shrink it or remove it. If it detracts from your image, you probably shouldn’t have it.

In this persons case I think the watermark was to much. The glasses were cool and I love the branding but the color and placement really detracted from the image.

There were a handful of nice images in the set. One of my favorites was the one with the dogs and the people. I loved the play on the color, the one dog is black the other is white.

One of my critiques on the set is that some of the images lacked interest. They were more snap shots than solid images but they are not far off. Simple tweaks to the story will allow the images to take on a life of their own and really stand out.

That’s the point of these critiques. To call it like it is in the hopes that the photographer can grow from the critique is my goal.

Coming November 1st 2014: The FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video

Jared Polin October 25, 2014 Comments Off on Coming November 1st 2014: The FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video

To get an exclusive 8 min preview of the FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR Video please click here. The official release date is November 1st 2014.

Guess what’s launching November 1st, the FroKnowsPhoto Guide To DSLR VIDEO.

Over the next week we will be rolling out Previews and Discussion videos to bring you up to speed on what’s in this 6 hour long guide.

What I can tell you is in it is hotness, PURE HOTNESS oh and massive amounts of learning. Who’s ready????

Oh yea, if you want an 8 min exclusive sneak peek inside this guide go here http://bitly.com/1oG4ifF While there you can also sign up to save 50% OFF the guide as soon as it launches.

What’s In DigiRichie’s Bag – TriFlash

Jared Polin October 23, 2014 Comments Off on What’s In DigiRichie’s Bag – TriFlash

What’s In DigiRichie’s Bag this week? This week we have what’s called a TriFlash by Westcott.

What this lets you do is utilize one, two or three flashes inside a softbox or umbrella as well as attach it to a light stand. It also has a built in umbrella socket which is pretty self explanatory.

This is great for when you need to travel light with just portable flashes and no studio units. Three flashes firing at the same time means you are dumping less power from the flashes which equals faster recycling time.

From what I have seen these run anywhere from $30-99 depending on the brand.

If you would like to connect with DigiRichie you can do so on Twitter @TheDigiRichie
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