discussions on photography, gear, and art

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Where is Jacques Gaines?   I have faced many personal challenges these days. But the challenges I am facing are nothing too extreme and nothing I cannot handle or grasp. But these challenges are significant enough for me to take a small break from the world of YouTube, Blogging, and social media in general. Most [...]

April 27, 2021

What is in this blog   At the date of this blog post posting, the Hohem iSteady Muli 3 in 1 gimbal's price is at roughly $149. So it goes without saying that this gimbal might be a perfect candidate for any blogger or vlogger looking for a way to stabilize their selfie and lifestyle [...]

March 27, 2021

Photographers get their creativity challenged   In the world of creation, inspiration can sometimes be hard to come by.   However, a simple goal or project can really change things. By just having some sort of end game, creative juices have no choice but to flow. The challenge for us photographers is no less daunting than [...]

January 4, 2021

Songwriting is in my blood   I have been writing songs since I was 17 years old. At age 16, I started the laborious task of learning the acoustic guitar.  Although I never really was the most incredible cover performer, it did not stop me from quickly realizing the powerful creative outlet of writing songs [...]

December 30, 2020

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The Fujifilm lenses I love   On September 16th, 2017, I bought my first Fujifilm Camera. At the time, I saw this move to Fujifilm as a move toward a stills photography workflow only. However, since then, I have completely switched to Fujifilm for photography and video production. From Fiji’s old school dial system to [...]

December 27, 2020

The Fujifilm X-T4 is the latest flagship APS-C mirrorless camera by Fujifilm. Fujifilm sent it to me to let me try it out. It offers many cool extra features over its predecessor, the X-T3, and a new reduced price to boot. Fujifilm X-T3 vs. Fujifilm X-T4: Which one should you buy?   Many people liked [...]

December 17, 2020

What does this pose and how you handle yourself with your loved ones have in common?   The art of an open mind   Like Angie, you have to approach your mental flexibility as though it were an art. This pose is all about the art of flexing just enough to communicate physical beauty and [...]

December 11, 2020

Intro   Moon landing deniers have been around for a while. But in the age of "Fake news" and questionable press practices, the movement keeps on growing. Much of moon landing denier's so-called proof is in the photographs.   However, as a photographer with a pretty good knowledge of photographic realities, I am sure that [...]

November 28, 2020

Introducing my LuminarAI learning portal   Luminar AI , Luminar 4 and Luminar 2018 are photo editing software that I've grown to love. The Luminar software line by Skylum gives me an automatic photo editing solution that satisfied my needs as a pro photographer. What you get with Luminar is an intelligent, one-touch, slider-based photo [...]

November 24, 2020

Is BeFunky a good photo editing app?   BeFunky is a quick A.I. photo editing app solution for both PC and Mac formats. This online editing software, centered on easy image editing, is offered online via a web browser. This blog post will look at BeFunky's portrait retouching capability. We will be answering questions like: [...]

November 14, 2020