5 Tips to Get High Quality Audio For DSLR Video Recording?

August 21, 2017

If you regularly record videos from you DSLR for uploading videos to YouTube and use it in your video marketing campaigns, there are some of the repetitively lesser known tricks that enables you to make your voice in the video high quality. Many of the video recorders make some of the dumb mistakes like recording […]

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Photography: Mirrorless or DSLR?

October 9, 2013

You know me, being a gadget freak and reviewer of many things tech related on this blog, I get around a lot in the world of shiny things that runs on electricity. When it comes to photography, I started out with a DSLR camera some years ago. It was fun and I spent hours and […]

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Mini-review: Case Logic SLR Medium Shoulder Bag (SLRC-202B)

May 8, 2013

Whenever I get my hands onto a nice product, I like to give a little shout out about it. Good quality products deserves to be mentioned. The Case Logic SLRC-2 02B is such a product. I guess I could end this blog post right here, now that you know I endorse this product 🙂  But […]

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When zoom camera lenses creep – who do you call? Lensband!

May 6, 2012

Are you a DSLR shooter and do you own a super zoom lens? If you can answer yes to that double-question, then you’ve probably already heard about “lens creep”, or perhaps you’ve experienced it yourself, on your own lens(es), maybe even quite often. If you answered “no” to the double-question, but you’re considering buying a […]

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Fuji X100: Write speeds on SD cards

July 14, 2011

I love my new Fuji X100 and my I’m quite sure my Nikon D7000 is jealous (though it probably wouldn’t admit it…). If you haven’t already, you should read my Fuji Finepix X100 first impressions. But this article is not about praising the X100, it’s about how fast/slow the X100 writes to SD cards. Currently, […]

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Fuji X100: My First Impressions [UPDATED August 1st 2011]

July 6, 2011

I’ve been eyeballing the Fuji X100 camera since it was announced late 2010. Initially I thought it was too expensive, considering the limitations such as fixed focal length and fixed lens, meaning you can’t zoom (without using your feet, that is) and you can’t change the lens to anything else, like on DSLR and on […]

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Nikon: New cameras & lenses in 2010

December 15, 2010

We probably shouldn’t expect any more product announcements from Nikon this year as we’re closing in on 2011, so here’s a list of the camera-related products released/announced by Nikon in 2010: Click on the pictures below to enlarge! DSLR & Speedlight Nikon D3100 ($647 with 18-55mm kit lens) Nikon D7000 ($1,199 body only) SB-700 Speedlight […]

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How sturdy are entry-level DSLR’s plastic bodies? [Video]

December 7, 2010

Have you ever wondered how much a beating your DSLR camera will handle before it stops working? Most (if not all) entry-level DSLR cameras are plastic bodies only and may not hold up as well as some semi-pro/pro cameras, which are based on a magnesium alloy body that not only weighs more, but is also […]

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Don’t bring your DSLR to Kuwait – it’s banned! Unless…

November 23, 2010

… you’re part of the press. Because, in the mindset of the Kuwaiti government, only journalists should be able to carry a DSLR in public. Well, that’s just FUBAR‘ed, if you ask me! The Next Web blogger, Ahmad F Al-Shagra, believes the ban is because most people of Kuwait don’t want their pictures taken by […]

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readySTEADY – A much cheaper alternative to a Steadicam for stable video recordings [review]

November 21, 2010

The readySTEADY is one of those little “why didn’t I think of that?”-devices that’s very simple but can do a really good job. What readySTEADY does, is it helps you to stabilize your video recordings – if your camera is something like a Flip, Vado, Kodak Playsport, Sony Webbie or just about any other small […]

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Top 10 Gadgets I Want For Christmas – And Maybe You Would Too? [2010]

November 12, 2010

Christmas is closing in on us, but according to the stores and malls it kinda looks like it’s Christmas already. It’s amazing how they manage to make everything look Christmassy sooner and sooner almost every year. Anywho, what’s a tech blog without a top 10 list of some of the greatest gadgets that most of […]

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RAW vs JPEG – Yes, that battle again… and I Shoot RAW!

November 11, 2010

I recently became a regular reader of Jared Polin’s FroKnowsPhoto.com photography blog. He he has a ton of great videos and publishes quite often, ranging from a weekly post processing edit of readers’ RAW files to video reviews of camera gear to unboxing of new cool stuff. Oh, and his grandmother Lil often appears as […]

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Amazon lowers Nikon D7000 price for UK

October 19, 2010

Amazon UK just lowered the price on Nikon D7000 (body only) from £1,099 to £972. If you already pre-ordered at the old price, I assume Amazon will just charge your creditcard less or issue a refund automatically. If you haven’t pre-ordered yet, Amazon expects it to ship on October 29th, though there’s no mention of […]

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5 reasons NOT to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 15, 2010

A few days ago we looked into five reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new Nikon D7000 – today it’s time to look into five reasons not to replace your D5000. Let me be honest, it was a lot tougher for me to find “don’t do it”-reasons than to find “do it”-reasons. If […]

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5 reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 11, 2010

The new Nikon D7000 annonced a month ago is a very interesting looking camera for enthusiasts photographers and probably also newcomers to DSLR in general. But with a price tag of $1,199 at Amazon US and £1,029 at Amazon UK (body only), is it worth upgrading to Nikon D7000 if you, like me, already own […]

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Nikon introduces a new mouth watering DSLR camera: D7000

September 15, 2010

Yesterday I was working myself to come up with reasons I do not need Nikons new 55-300mm VR lens. Today I got myself a much bigger task at hand because Nikon has introduced their new D7000 camera which has everything I miss about my current D5000. I can’t really cover everything about this camera in […]

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Photo Tip: Shoot twice as many pictures while retaining image quality

September 8, 2010

This is a tip from the latest D-Town TV episode (#50) by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski on how you can make room for even more pictures on your memory card – and eventually your hard drive – while still keeping the image quality top notch! If you’re RAW shooter, this is not for you! […]

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Review: Rick Sammon’s 24/7 Photo Buffet [iPad]

August 30, 2010

Like photography? Own an iPad or iPhone? Then you’re gonna want to check out Rick Sammon’s 24/7 Photo Buffet app. There’s both an iPad and an iPhone version out, the iPad version is $8.99 and iPhone version is $4.99 in the US iTunes Store. This review is based on the iPad version and if you […]

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Photography: You Really Don’t Need Expensive Camera Equipment For a Photoshoot

July 24, 2010

Here’s a video I saw on a Danish photography blog, fotograftips.dk, that shows how little you actually need, to do a DIY photoshoot in your own home – without the need of a DSLR camera, a flash, reflector etc. All it takes is some good, natural light, coming through a white sheet hanging over a […]

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Photography: Want better pictures, but not ready to go DSLR? Sony NEX Cameras!

July 20, 2010

You hear it over and over, many people just doesn’t like the size of a DSLR camera. Even today’s entry-level DSLR cameras that a smaller than semi-pro and pro DSLR camera bodies, are much bigger than all the pocket cameras out there. Fit a lens on it, and it gets even bigger and heavier. Pocket […]

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D-Town TV: The Weekly Photography Show For DSLR Shooters

March 29, 2010

This is just going to be a quick post about a video podcast I really enjoy watching. It’s a weekly show by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski for Digital SLR photographers, but anybody who enjoys photography will be able to learn from this show, though some of the DSLR tips of course only applies to […]

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Steadicam For iPhone. What’s A Steadicam (Merlin), Anyway?

February 1, 2010

Tiffen, a company that makes lots of different things for photographers ranging from filters to camera bags to steadicams and so on, recently announced a steadicam for the iPhone. A steadicam is a device that you attach your camera to, in order to achieve better looking video. The quality of the actual video footage doesn’t […]

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