Register Photography & Video equipment Prior to USA Departure – Part II

A few months back, I wrote a post about how to register photography & video equipment before USA departure. This post attempted to answer most of the questions regarding the forms and the procedures necessary to register your gear prior to an international flight. On that same post, I wrote what I knew and could……

Sony New Full Frame Lenses launch and its Optics Paradox

The New Sony Lenses New lenses for full frame bodies were announced yesterday, for the FE 16-35mm f/2.8 and 12-24mm f/4 lenses, it was a unexpected surprise – unless you frantically believe everything Alpha Rumors posts on their website – and yet a great addition to the ever growing full frame family of lenses for the E-mount system.……

Hacking a WD Passport as a Photo & Video Backup Solution on the Go

Either you shoot video or photo – perhaps both – proper backup of your work is a must. I spent a few months planning my last photography tour through the northern Argentina. Among the multitude of options to prepare, I wanted to find an efficient way to backup all the photos and videos while on location without hauling a laptop……

Register your video & photo equipment prior to US departure

Once I was expecting my bags, upon my return from a recent trip to Argentina, and I was ready to leave the terminal area at the Miami International Airport (MIA) I was requested, by a customs officer, to a manual and thorough search of all my belongings. I didn’t think twice and followed the agent……

Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K | Impressions

When Blackmagic Design announced the original video assist back in NAB 2015 we all, video junkies out there in the wild, got really excited. This was not only a fair competitor to the Atomos family of video monitors and recorders, but a solid designed product that entered the market at an affordable price. Fade to……

Sony A6300 – First Impressions

A little bit of personal history to begin with a few observations: I have been waiting for a camera like the Sony A6300 for a little while. For someone as myself that begun taking pictures and shooting video with analog format (Pentax P30 & Panasonic Compact VHS), the technology behind the Sony A6300 can be simply……

Switching sides – Sony α6300

I’m a deserter | Sony α6300 Yes, I said it. I’ve already per-ordered a Sony α6300 two weeks ago and I’m not looking back. Last weekend I took my trusty old Canon T2i for a spin and I wonder what it would be like to leave it behind. Well, it’s not so dramatic,  I was……

WiFi cameras and Copyright

Things to consider regarding WiFi cameras and Copyright. Yesterday I watched a very interesting and educational video posted at BH’s Youtube channel by the Copyright Zone guys. In case you haven’t heard about them, an intellectual property lawyer, Ed Greenberg,  and a commercial photographer,  Jack Reznicki, joined forces in an effort to illustrate and educate, the……

Sony’s Boldness – The Alpha A7R mark II

POST DISCLAIMER: I have been a Canon user for quite a while. First purchased the HV30 and later jumped into the DSLR wagon with the T2i. Me, and everyone else, have been anxiously anticipating the release of Sony’s flagship camera: The Sony Alpha A7R mark II. Sony packed such a massive and impressive list of……