Flash Tutorial – High Speed Sync with Godox Flash

photo of Marlene holding camera with flash mounted on top

I’ve started experimenting with high speed sync for my skateboarding photography. What is High Speed Sync? High speed sync has to do with using a flash to add extra light onto your subject. This is sometimes called fill flash. The main light is the sun and you fill in the shadows by adding fill light […]

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How to Update your Lumix Camera Firmware

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Firmware updates usually happen the first few months after a new camera or lens hits the market. If you have a Lumix camera, here are detailed instructions on how to do the update. Here are a couple of videos on the topic. Nov. 2019 saw a lot of Lumix G cameras get updates. If you […]

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Lumix G9 – Auto White Balance


The Lumix G9 mirrorless camera has some unique Auto White Balance features. Watch the video below to learn more. If you can’t see the video, you can watch it on YouTube. White Balance is really about color. Adjusting your camera white balance adjusts the color of “white” to match the light source, so that the […]

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Luminar 3: Luminar with Libraries

Luminar 3

Luminar 3 is launching on December 18, 2018 and I’m super excited. The new Libraries feature of Luminar 3 is now included! If this is your first time hearing about Luminar photo editing software, here are some of the main benefits: No subscription fees – This is the biggie right here Ease of use – […]

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i.Dynamic menu in Lumix cameras


If you’ve got a Lumix camera you’ve probably noticed a setting in the menus called i.Dynamic. i.Dynamic is best for outdoor photography, when your tonal range exceeds that which the camera can capture. When you use i.Dynamic, contrast and exposure will be adjusted automatically. It works for videos and jpgs and in all shooting modes, […]

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AI Sky Enhancer Filter in Luminar 2018

Supercharge your photo editing with AI The latest update of the Luminar 2018, includes the addition of the AI Sky Enhancer Filter. I have exciting new for everyone who struggles to create incredible landscape photos. Especially when it comes to improving the sky. The new version of Luminar brings a new unique tool that automatically […]

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Fisheye lens for Lumix and Olympus cameras


In this video I show you how to use the Olympus 9mm Fisheye lens, some sample photos, and my opinion of it. This fisheye lens works on Lumix and Olympus M4/3 mirrorless cameras. This lens is a body cap lens. A body cap lens is not connected to the electronics of the camera. This all-glass […]

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Beware of Photo Contests


Entering a photo contest is a great way to see how your skills stack up against other photographers. However there are some important things you need to look out for in the terms and conditions of every contest before submitting your photos. Here’s my photo contest experience A big skateboarding pop-up event rolls into my […]

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