In the following video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, presents an objective review of the JVC GY-HM70U camcorder, examining the camera’s many features. The video offers a realistic overview of the camcorder and how it performs.
In this video from B&H, Larry Becker offers a basic introduction to the challenges of, and solutions for, shooting in low light with a DSLR or mirrorless camera. He explains ISO sensitivity, shutter speed and aperture settings and demonstrates how simple in-camera adjustments will provide marked improvements when shooting indoors.
Shooting at night has obvious disadvantages and is arguably more difficult. But as with all things difficult, there are always positives. One of those is that controlling errant daylight is not an issue—it’s dark.
Olympus has just announced a new addition to the Micro Four Thirds system, the M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 lens. This lens offers a 35mm equivalent focal length of 34mm, giving it a slighter wider-than-normal angle of view that is ideal for general everyday use.
Tamron has recently introduced a pair of new lenses, both of which are telephoto length and offer wide maximum apertures, Vibration Compensation (VC) and an Ultrasonic Silent Drive (USD) focusing motor. These lenses are improvements over past versions due to the incorporation of new technologies that enable sharper, cleaner imagery.
When the lighting is perfect, shooting a wedding is easy. But that doesn’t happen often, perhaps an hour outdoors at the end of a sunny day. What about the rest of the occasion? Professional photographer Moshe Zusman comes to the rescue with a series of solutions that can work in any location.
Whether you’re shooting under bright- or low-light conditions, the surest way to capture sharp photographs is to use a tripod, and depending on your subject, maybe even a flash. The trouble is that in the real world this is not always possible.