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October 13, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

Outline - Table of contents    This blog post opens up the secrets of Luminar Neo. The first section of the article defines the software, and the rest of the blog post gives beginner and in-depth tutorials about: The software interface importing photos processing photos, and sharing and exporting images Feel free to skip to [...]

October 2, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

Introduction   A while back, I was looking for a Fujifilm vlogging camera rig for my blogging video productions.  I wanted to mount my Fujifilm X-S10 with a Zhiyun Weebil S gimbal for reliable stabilized selfie footage. However, I had to think of a setup with a wide field of view because I was using [...]

July 11, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

A battery-powered flash with plug-in power   This is a small review of the 200-watt Visico Pocket 2 battery-powered flash. I used this flash in a full-fledged studio setting and enjoyed the experience. In this post, we will look at why I loved it so much. This was achieved by using two Visico Pocket 2 [...]

May 28, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

Gimbal stabilizers - Converting your phone into a cinema camera     Our smartphones can deliver better and better video. They capture great photos and HD footage; most are now equipped even to deliver decent 4K video. We love our phones and seem to be able to do anything with them. This includes great video and [...]

February 27, 2023

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by: Jacques Gaines

This is my Fujifilm X-H2S impressions blog post   This blog post is about my first impression of the Fujifilm X-H2S. This is not a review.  But if you want to know my thoughts about this camera the three times I used it so far, keep on reading.   To get a more specific review [...]

January 9, 2022

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by: Jacques Gaines

What is in this blog?   In this blog, we will be looking at my new list of the 5 best mirrorless cameras you can buy in 2022. This is an updated list of the list I created for 2020. Although the video is ageing,  it is still relevant today. Because I believe that no [...]

August 6, 2021

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by: Jacques Gaines

What is the Feiyu Pocket 2?   The Feiyu Pocket 2 is a miniature stabilized hand gimbal. It is the newer improved version of the Feiyu Pocket (Version 1). The Feiyu Pocket 2 aims at giving you stabilized high-quality footage in a package that you can easily stow away in a purse, packsack, or glove [...]

March 27, 2021

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by: Jacques Gaines

advertisement advertisement 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 [...]

December 17, 2020

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by: Jacques Gaines

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 [...]

November 14, 2020

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by: Jacques Gaines

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: [...]