We’ve been absent for a while and have not published new episodes of The State of Mirrorless in the last couple of months. We’ll put the blame on vacations, travel and a huge workload, but what matters is that we’re finally back with a number of regular new episodes that should keep you busy for a while. This week, Ugo… Continue reading "The State of Mirrorless, Ep. 027 – Erika Thornes"
So you want to take great photos on your next holiday and you need to travel light. Which camera is the best? Of course, the answer is “it depends”. Here’s how I approached the decision to find the best travel camera system for me with my $2,000 budget. What’s important and what’s not My holiday to China includes attending tourist attractions,… Continue reading "The Best Travel Camera"
Did you ever wonder how some photographers create amazing images of night skies and the Milky Way? Here is your chance to find out, by listening to our interview with Ian Norman. Ian is a full time traveler, photographer and entrepreneur. In February 2013, he called it quits on his 9-to-5 to pursue a self-directed career in photography. He started… Continue reading "The State of Mirrorless, Ep. 025 – Ian Norman"
Karen Hutton is a photographer, educator, visual artist, voiceover artist, show host, figure skater, horse trainer, social media personality and many other things bundled up in a personality that is both cheerful and thoughtful. We had a great time chatting with Karen about her love of photography and the reasons behind her choice of equipment in this latest episode of The… Continue reading "The State of Mirrorless, Ep. 021 – Karen Hutton"
I remember being one of the first to hear about the Micro 4/3 mirrorless camera technology in 2008 when another editor returned from a confidential press trip to Japan with Panasonic. He informed us about the mirrorless technology, and was excited about what it meant for photographers. Although it wasn’t the first mirrorless camera in existence (Epson R-D1 and the… Continue reading "Why the Mirrorless Camera Revolution Matters"
On this episode of The State of Mirrorless. Ugo interviewed Viktor Elizarov. Viktor is a graphic designer from Montreal, Canada, with a passion for photography and is a master at post-processing landscape photos. Aside from these skills, he is an enthusiastic traveler, a keen educator and a social media maven. So many qualities for a single man! In this interview, we… Continue reading "The State of Mirrorless, Ep. 015 – Viktor Elizarov"
In the past five years of shooting weddings I’ve accrued a lot of photographic and cinema gear. Although this accumulation of kit may have all been used over the span of a year there’s a few go-to items I’ve found make a huge difference in my ability to cover weddings by myself or as part of a team. RODE VIDEOMIC PRO… Continue reading "6 Pieces of Gear to Make a Wedding Cinematographers Life Easier"
Nathan Wright is a professional photographer that is living and working in Japan and that currently uses mirrorless cameras, namely Fujifilm and Sony. I recently had the great pleasure to interview him about his choice of equipment and, if I may say so, his philosophy. This interview is a bit longer than our usual ones, but as you will be able… Continue reading "The State of Mirrorless Ep. 006 – Nathan Wright"
Here we go again with another episode of The State Of Mirrorless, our ongoing series of interviews with photographers and industry experts. This time, our contributor Ugo Cei interviewed Gordon Laing, chief editor of one of the most popular equipment review sites out there, Cameralabs.com. We discussed what features of a camera make him happy, announcements from Photokina, the Tour de… Continue reading "The State Of Mirrorless Episode 003 – Gordon Laing"
Recently I was invited by Daniel Kennedy and Sean Ellwood from Sony Australia to a photograph at Henry Louey’s Studio in Melbourne to test out some of Sony’s equipment and explore photographing models with different lighting setups. Having met the make up artist Jacqueline Botans and models, Rachael-Ann and Alana Romans van Schaik we all made our way to the studio situated… Continue reading "A Night In The Studio With Sony Australia"