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Essential Tips for Vlogging for Beginners

Essential Tips for Vlogging for Beginners

October 13, 2020

 

Whether you are wanting to create a successful vlogging channel on YouTube or are just wanting to capture your daily life for friends and family on social media, vlogging can be a difficult experience for a lot of people.

Whether you are wanting to create a successful vlogging channel on YouTube or are just wanting to capture your daily life for friends anf family on social media, vlogging can be a difficult experience for a lot of people.

In this article, we aim to demystify the process and give you valuable tips that could set you apart from the average vlogger and get you started on making high-quality videos that share the story you want to tell.

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The Story Behind The Image - Giving It All You've Got

The Story Behind The Image - Giving It All You've Got

October 12, 2020

"At 1.18am at White Night in Melbourne, at the Corner of LaTrobe and Russell Streets, outside the old Law Courts I could not miss this street performer playing his trumpet whilst simultaneously shooting out flames. By this time in the morning the crowds has all but dispersed and some of the more "interesting" performers took their turn to gain the attention of the weary revellers.  

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The Story Behind The Image - Beautiful Melbourne

The Story Behind The Image - Beautiful Melbourne

October 12, 2020

This shot was taken during ‘Melbourne Open House’ in 2013. I was on the Melbourne Town Hall tour. The shot was taken from the level 2 portico looking towards Collins and Swanston Street. It is an HDR composition, meaning that I took 5 shots in very quick succession, the exposure on each was 1 stop apart. I subsequently merged them into a HDR (High Dynamic Range) image using HDR software called Photomatix. 

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The Story Behind The Image - One Big Fan

The Story Behind The Image - One Big Fan

October 12, 2020

Several years ago, I was at the St Kilda Festival which is an annual music festival in Melbourne. This type of festival always provides the opportunity to find some interesting photography subjects. Whether they be people, panoramas of the massive crowds or the surrounding environment.

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The Story Behind The Image - The Lone Ranger

The Story Behind The Image - The Lone Ranger

September 25, 2020

This is what I consider to be the first good photo that I ever took. 

It was shot back in 2011, when I was backpacking around the United States with my first dSLR camera in my early 20's. I had woken up one morning to do some landscape photography and was still shooting a couple of hours after sunrise, when all of a sudden I looked over my shoulder and saw this cowboy about to ride into the shot. It was one of those beautiful moments that you can never plan for that often make for the most interesting photographs. 

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Worldwide Release Profoto A10

Worldwide Release Profoto A10

September 23, 2020

Worldwide Release - Profoto A10

The A10 incorporates Bluetooth & AirX.

Profoto AirX in itself isn’t a standalone product but a technology that enables the Profoto smartphone app to talk to the Profoto A10  It’s essentially part of the Profoto App that enables your iPhone to communicate with the A10. In effect, it transforms your phone into a camera with built-in Air Remote.

Once the unit is connected through Bluetooth, you can compose and shoot images in the same way as you would if shooting with a more traditional DILC.

The Profoto app is free, You need a compatible light to use it.

 

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World Wide Release - Sony Alpha 7C - the smallest and lightest full frame camera with in-built stabilisation.

World Wide Release - Sony Alpha 7C - the smallest and lightest full frame camera with in-built stabilisation.

September 15, 2020

The A7 Mark III has been available since 2018. It has been a really good workhorse for a lot of photographers and is a great all rounder camera for most users and many shooting genres - 24mp, 10 frames per second,  4k video for content creators. high ISO performance for low light shooting, amazing autofocus and it has won a lot of prestigious industry awards.

It has been very popular with landscape, streetscape, wedding photographers, portraiture and more.

However, it is missing some features for videographers in particular. This camera has been designed to appeal to content creators in the video arena. Specifically for vloggers.

The Alpha 7C is the smallest and lightest full frame camera with 5-axis steady shot in-built stabilisation. It shares a similar form factor to the A6600, but inside it has a full frame sensor. 

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The Story Behind The Image - April's Super Moon

The Story Behind The Image - April's Super Moon

September 11, 2020

I read on some of my social media astro pages that the moon was going to be its biggest (closest) and brightest during the beginning of April. I planned to shoot it and then create a composite image

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Get a $300 Patagonia Gift Card With Any Nikon Z Series Camera

Get a $300 Patagonia Gift Card With Any Nikon Z Series Camera

September 11, 2020

Purchase any new Nikon Z-Series body or kit  between 28/08/20 and 30/09/20 and receive a $300 Patagonia Online Gift Card.

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Worldwide Release - Panasonic Lumix S5 - High Quality Images, Exceptional Quality Video, In A Compact Body

Worldwide Release - Panasonic Lumix S5 - High Quality Images, Exceptional Quality Video, In A Compact Body

September 02, 2020

The Lumix S1 & S1R were both introduced early 2019.  They were well accepted by the market.  The factors holding the wider adaption of these cameras were size, weight and autofocus speed.

The Lumix S5 overcomes these factors ....

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Which Canon Lenses Will Work With Your Camera

Which Canon Lenses Will Work With Your Camera

August 20, 2020

For many years the major camera manufacturers were so proud that they were able to continue with the same lens mounts despite introducing new features in their cameras which would consequently require different facilities.
According to Wikipedia " The Canon FL lens mount was introduced in April 1964 with the Canon FX camera, replacing the previous Canon R lens mount. The FL mount was in turn replaced in 1971 by the Canon FD lens mountFL lenses can also be used on FD-mount cameras. Many mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras are able to use Canon FL lenses via an adapter."
To assist you, we have compiled a Canon lens compatibility guide which you will find useful ...

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Home Bound Photo Competition

Home Bound Photo Competition

May 06, 2020

Prolonged time at home and the loneliness brought on through isolation can become quite overwhelming. However, this period can offer a chance for introspection, an opportunity to creatively engage with our environment and our minds by simply absorbing, processing and capturing the beautiful moments around our home.

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A (possible) 
solution for your live streaming needs

A (possible) 
solution for your live streaming needs

March 27, 2020

Although it’s not our ideal set-up, it certainly gets the job done.

Use your DSLR or Mirrorless camera as a webcam without the use of external devices. We tested a suite of cameras with the Ecamm Live Mac OSX application, streaming direct to Facebook Live with great results.

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When is a Smartphone the Right Tool for the Job?

When is a Smartphone the Right Tool for the Job?

March 03, 2020

It’s no secret — smartphone cameras are sophisticated nowadays. While everyone uses theirs differently, they seem to be indispensable, even to the professional photographer. But, are they better than premium compact cameras, for example? Which qualities, if any, do smartphones lack? If you’re still using your smartphone, consider these five useful questions. 

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AASPI Street Beats Exhibition Opens this Friday

AASPI Street Beats Exhibition Opens this Friday

February 24, 2020

We're excited to announce another instalment of AASPI's Street Beats Exhibition, opening this Friday and running for 3 weeks. Featuring over 40 photographers and photographs from around the world. 

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What is a Mirrorless Camera?

What is a Mirrorless Camera?

February 24, 2020

If you’re in the market for a new camera, it’s great to be aware of what your options are. Different cameras will suit different photographers. Mirrorless cameras are just one of these choices, and knowing what you need from your future camera is a great place to start. We’ll explain what they are and how they compare with DSLRs (Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras). 

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Canon EOS 1DX Mark III Specs/Benefits & Reflections Of Pro Photographer @ Australian Open Jan 2020

Canon EOS 1DX Mark III Specs/Benefits & Reflections Of Pro Photographer @ Australian Open Jan 2020

February 21, 2020

Watch as Professional Sports Photographer - Michael Klein describes how the new features of this camera enhanced his ability to take "keeper images". Even though this camera is so ground-breaking in so many respects, Michael discusses why the skills of the person behind the camera are still so important.... why photographers will not be replaced by robots - a concern for us all in this fast moving world that we are in.

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Professional, Compact and Lightweight — Olympus' New OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Professional, Compact and Lightweight — Olympus' New OM-D E-M1 Mark III

February 12, 2020

The  OM-D E-M1 Mark III  system, including interchangeable lenses, maintains superb mobility with a compact and lightweight design while offering high image quality and the high performance expected of a professional camera.

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Take Advantage of Tony: Get up to Speed on the New Nikon D780 and the New Nikon Z 70-200 f/2.8

Take Advantage of Tony: Get up to Speed on the New Nikon D780 and the New Nikon Z 70-200 f/2.8

February 12, 2020

Tony will be demonstrating the new Nikon D780 and the new Nikon Z 70-200 f/2.8 lens. Tony really knows Nikon. Please come in to take a close look at Nikon's newest releases and take the opportunity to ask Nikon related questions.

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Free Event: Insight into Canon's Latest Release — The EOS-1Dx Mark III

Free Event: Insight into Canon's Latest Release — The EOS-1Dx Mark III

February 12, 2020

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Does Sensor Size Matter?

Does Sensor Size Matter?

February 07, 2020

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Eagerly Awaited Fujifilm X100V Announced - In Store End February

Eagerly Awaited Fujifilm X100V Announced - In Store End February

February 05, 2020

This is the 5th iteration of the popular X100 series of premium compact cameras.

A significant upgrade over previous models:

  • 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 Sensor (compared to 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS 3 on X100F) 
  • 3.0" 1.62m-dot Tilting Touchscreen (compared to 3.0" 1.04m-dot Non-Tilt LCD on X100F) 
  • Upgraded 23mmF2 lens

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Introducing the Nikon D780 — the best of both worlds. DSLR and Mirrorless in one camera!

Introducing the Nikon D780 — the best of both worlds. DSLR and Mirrorless in one camera!

January 17, 2020

Nikon’s long awaited follow up to the hugely successful D750 is here! The D780 brings a wealth of new live view and video features that keen amateurs, wedding and event photographers will come to depend on.

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Mirrorless tech comes to the DSLR — or should we say back to the future?

Mirrorless tech comes to the DSLR — or should we say back to the future?

January 08, 2020

We have just been hit by a couple of new product announcements in early January 2020 which have really made it obvious how important the DSLR is to both Canon and Nikon.

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