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

Jared Polin October 25, 2014 Comments Off

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

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

I want to critique your Squarespace Website

Jared Polin October 21, 2014 Comments Off

Click here to get your 14 day FREE trial of Squarespace with no credit card needed. Keep in mind I will critique your trail Squarespace and give you feedback.

If you have a Squarespace website that you would like me to critique please e mail jared at FroKnowsPhoto Dot Com with the subject line “Critique My Squarespace”.

I will critique every site that is sent to me and give you a personal response via e mail wether you used my code or not. I wont be able to make videos for everyone but I may do so for a select few.

Please be patient with my response time as I have a feeling I am going to get a lot of emails looking for critiques.

If you don’t currently have a Squarespace yet you are not out of luck. You can go to http://squarespace.com/fro to sign up for your 14 day FREE trial.

Since I am able to critique trial websites you can e mail jared at FroKnowsPhoto dot com with the subject line “Critique My Website (TRIAL)” Be sure to include the word trial so I can give priority to your critiques since you are limited on time.

If you decide that it’s for you please use code “FRO” at checkout to receive 10% OFF your first oder. If you sign up for a year, Squarespace will give you a domain name FREE. I pay $12.99 for new domains so getting it FREE for a year is a nice savings.

All I can say is that once you try Squarespace for yourself and see how simple it is to build your own space you will wonder what took you so long to discover it.

RAWtalk Episode #106 – An interview with Bruce Bennett

Jared Polin October 20, 2014 Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014 10 20 at 10.07.26 AM RAWtalk Episode #106   An interview with Bruce Bennett

Nikon D750 Real World Review

Jared Polin October 17, 2014 Comments Off

Let me start of by saying this right off the bat, if I was in the market for my first Full Frame DSLR this camera would be it.

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Click Here to purchase the Nikon D750 from Allen’s Camera or Amazon.

When I got the call from Nikon that they were about to announce another NEW Full frame camera I was a little shocked. They already had the D610 and the D810 so where would a new camera fit in the lineup and what would it be called.

You might think the new camera would be called the D710 but no, Nikon opted for the next best choice, the D750. Many people have been waiting for a replacement to the Nikon D700 which packs the top of the line sensor and pro features, but is this the answer?

I am not going to run down all the specs of the Nikon D750 again as I did a preview of the camera right here. What I will do is go into how I tested the camera and why. First off my style is to use cameras opposed to “test” cameras in the lab. Sure certain “lab” tests may garner interesting results but I want to know how the camera actually handles in the real world.

For the Nikon D750 review I chose to go back to High School and shoot a Thursday night football game under the lights. When I say under the lights what I really mean are the four polls with things on top of them that kind of illuminate the playing field.

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This is not the ideal lighting situation for shooting but this camera is said to have the best low light focusing of any Nikon camera (-3 ev), even better than the D4s. On top of that what better way to test the ISO than to do it in a situation that is not ideal. Any camera going back to the early DSLR’s can shine in good light but what separates the winners from the losers is their lowlight capability.