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Lens Hoods – Why I Always Use One

Lens Hoods – Why I Always Use One

Jared Polin February 23, 2014 Comments Off

What is a lens hood, when should you use a lens hood and why should you use a lens hood, that’s the question. This is not the first time I have visited this subject

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How to NEVER Miss Your Focus For Self Portraits

How to NEVER Miss Your Focus For Self Portraits

Jared Polin January 31, 2014 Comments Off

Here is a quick tip for how to never miss your focus for a self portrait or video. As you know I have been making videos for the past few years. But what many

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I Don’t Leave Home Without One Of These

I Don’t Leave Home Without One Of These

Jared Polin December 30, 2013 Comments Off

How many times have you wished you were able to attach a flash, GoPro or other random items somewhere during a photo shoot? I have a small army of gadgets that I don’t leave

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I had a Minor ISSUE with my BlackRapid but I found a KILLER Solution

I had a Minor ISSUE with my BlackRapid but I found a KILLER Solution

Jared Polin December 20, 2013 Comments Off

Let me first say that this is not really an issue that puts any of your gear at risk. It is more of a simple solution to make your BlackRapid Strap even better!!!! For

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A Cheap Way to Protect Your Camera in the RAIN.

A Cheap Way to Protect Your Camera in the RAIN.

Jared Polin November 8, 2013 Comments Off

How many times have you been out and about shooting and it starts raining? Do you continue to shoot and risk the rain damaging your camera? Do you attempt to modify a trash bag

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There is no secret formula to being a successful photographer, sometimes you get lucky

There is no secret formula to being a successful photographer, sometimes you get lucky

Jared Polin October 25, 2013 Comments Off

Do you ever wonder how one photographer makes it but another does not? Well there are no secrets to why one makes it and the other does not. Sometimes people just get lucky or

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Ever wonder why your videos look like CRAP???

Ever wonder why your videos look like CRAP???

Jared Polin October 20, 2013 Comments Off

Have you ever shoot some video and wondered why it looked absolutely terrible? Let me ask you, did you have the picture controls set in the camera? Yes I am talking about the same

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3 Tips to help you FOCUS in Low Light

3 Tips to help you FOCUS in Low Light

Jared Polin October 13, 2013 Comments Off

How many times have you been shooting in low light situations and found it hard to get your camera to focus? All you hear is the focus motor going back and forth as the

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How to USE a Reflector: Quick Tip Up on the ROOF

How to USE a Reflector: Quick Tip Up on the ROOF

Jared Polin July 7, 2013 Comments Off

I take to the ROOF of the Loft to demonstrate how to use a 5 way reflector effectively. There are times where you have to get a shot no matter the time of day

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Why this Item is ALWAYS in my Bag

Why this Item is ALWAYS in my Bag

Jared Polin May 27, 2013 Comments Off

Many photographers remember the days of sitting over a light box or table with a loupe up to our eye. Thought times have changes and loupes have evolved there still is a need to

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