Russ’s Review: Small-rig Cage

Not everyone needs a cage for their camera but those who do video work will appreciate the attachments you can add to your camera. Those who primarily record themselves will benefit by getting a cage for their a6400 or any a6xxx because the mic jack get’s in the way of the screen, you can counterContinue reading “Russ’s Review: Small-rig Cage”

Russ’s Review: 85mm 1.8 Sony

The 85mm 1.8 Sony is one of the highest quality lenses you could get for little investment. With that being said, let’s find out if it’s right for you. Lens Price This lens is one of my first additions to my very small collection, also the best quality lens for the price in my opinionContinue reading “Russ’s Review: 85mm 1.8 Sony”

Is the 55mm F/1.8 Zeiss worth the cash?

The Sony 55mm 1.8 Zeiss clocks in around a whopping 1000$ new. If you’re lucky and can wait for a great opportunity, you can find it selling for around 600$ – 800$ used on Facebook marketplace or offer up, just be sure to inspect the lens first. I purchased mine for 600 and it wasContinue reading “Is the 55mm F/1.8 Zeiss worth the cash?”

How to take an HDR / Stack Exposures

So you’ve mastered manual settings and you understand how to adjust aperture, shutter speed and ISO. However, you’ve encountered a problem when trying to preserve really bright highlights and really dark shadows. So, what do you do? Hopefully your answer wasn’t give up, otherwise i won’t make my sweet ad revenue by you learning thisContinue reading “How to take an HDR / Stack Exposures”

Mastering Manual Settings

a beginners simplified guide…. Either you’re new to photography or you have decided to take your skills to the next level, that level being manual settings. Most people stick to “auto” on the camera dial but the “M” on the dial is what gives you absolute control of the photo you create. Scary and excitingContinue reading “Mastering Manual Settings”