In just a few short years we have gone from hearing about drone technology in the news to the possibility of owning one ourselves at a very affordable price.
DJI is the market leader in the in the consumer and professional drone industry and they are constantly refreshing and updating their product line.
The recent introduction (late January 2018) of the Mavic Air to their drone lineup has created a huge buzz in the market and many customers are coming to michaels considering their first entry in the world of drones.
As drones are so new to most customers and the technology is so different from standard cameras — choosing the right drone can be very confusing.
With this in mind, we list of the major points you want to take into consideration when choosing your first drone.
This seminar covers:
White Night Melbourne 2018 kicks off on Saturday 17, February from 7pm to 7am.
This huge Melbourne event is a fantastic photographic opportunity, but at the same time it presents some unique issues beyond the standard "we need to capture more light" challenges of working in the dark.
- The history of the Panoramic Format
- Types of Panoramic Capture
- Dedicated Modes or Stitching
- Shooting Panoramas with the Gear you have right now
- Display of Panoramas on the Web
- Modern One Shot Panoramic Cameras - 360 Degree Video
John Warkentin from michaels walks you through all the steps required to connect 2 HDMI Video Cameras to a Blackmagic Web Presenter and switch video inputs using the Teranex Mini Smart Panel.
John connects the Web Presenter via USB to a laptop and demonstrates how the output of the Web Presenter just shows up in your list of available web camera sources in any software that supports web cams.
The Shift and Tilt functions of the TS-E 24mm are demonstrated in this live video and the independent rotation of the Tilt and Shift axis on the 24 and 17mm are explained vs the fixed axis on the existing 45 and 90mm.
Leica Die Letzten 999 M6 TTL — New in Used @ Michael’s
Bill and John discuss the M6 TTL, Die Letzen 999 model which was a series that Leica brought out at the end of its production run.
A new type camera with 1.0 inch -type sensor ultra-compact camera with waterproof and shockproof design.
With boundless capability contained within a strong, waterproof, miniature body, the Sony RX0 combines cutting-edge imaging performance and rugged, ready-for- anything design for more versatile operation all around, whether on its own or with multi-camera systems and accessories.
Shoot freely. View the results as you like. With so much creative shooting freedom at your
fingertips, your power to bring your visions to life is limitless.
This is new type of camera which offers entirely new imaging possibilities for today’s creators.
The RX0 (model name: DSC-RX0) marries the hallmark leading image quality of the
Sony RX series with advanced photo and video capabilities, all compressed into a robust and ultra-compact body.
Introduction to the michaels media school
John Warkentin is joined by Alwyn Hanson the manager of the michaels media school for a general discussion about the courses and workshops on offer at michaels camera. In Alwyn's very popular introductory classes he boils down often complex camera operation into simple actionable steps anyone can use to capture great photographs time and time again.
Two michaels' experts discuss many aspects of Nikon's new 46 MegaPixel D850.
This new Full Frame DSLR from Nikon tops the charts with both high resolution and high frame rate while still providing amazing high ISO performance and market leading dynamic range.
An overview of the July 2017 Melbourne's Photo Show.
We hope you enjoyed the Melbourne's Photo Show at michaels and much as we did hosting it!
If you didn't have a chance to attend - yes it was bitterly cold on that day - here is a short video to give you an idea of what you missed.
Don't worry - there will be more to come at michaels as we head into summer.