Tag: technical

Hardware review: Sigma 8-16mm

As an avid proponent of doing due diligence, I’ve always encouraged people to do research on lenses before buying them.  Whether it means renting them from vendors like LensProToGo, Rent Glass, or through vendor relationships, it’s a great way to…

Problems with Triggers

As mentioned yesterday, the example self-portrait I took had some misleading EXIF data.  The thrust of the post was that EXIF data isn’t always right, and if you read through the comments, you’ll find out most of what was wrong…

The long-awaited Drobo review

I’d been waiting for the time to put together all the videos, audio, and pictures for this review for a while and I’ve finally caught up on other projects so am getting this out for the listening and reading audiences…

Please stand by…optimizing

You know these things, right?  The hourglass in Windows, the spinning color wheel on the Mac – all signs that your computer is doing important stuff, right?  Well, it happened to me last night in the middle of, well….nothing really,…

Software Review: PrintKey2000

Many times I have been asked what kinds of software I use to do various things for the blog, especially things like videos, screen captures, audio recording, and all that sort of stuff.  One thing that I’ve never really talked…

The Life of a Lens

Yesterday we looked at things to consider when getting a new camera body…while the idea is all well and good, lenses are another story, and since we are likely to invest more in glass than in cameras (Have you seen…

Video Hosting Services Review

With the increasing popularity and discussion of video (we are always hearing about the convergence of photography and videography), I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the different video hosting services, and look at their functionality.…