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Sekonic L-858 D Review by Barry Andersson

Sekonic L-858 D Review

Sekonic L-858 D Review

From Barry Andersson: I recently got my hands on the new Sekonic L-858 D light meter and I was excited to take it for a spin. Before I go any further let me share with you that I started using Sekonic light meters a few decades ago. I got my first light meter when I bought an Arri S 16 mm film camera when I was 19 years old. Here is the first unit I learned to how to actually use a light meter. Sekonic L-858 D Review This model didn’t have a spot metering option nor did it
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Sekonic L-858 D Review
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Morocco 2017 Tour Travelogue Part 2 (Podcast 596)

Just back from my first tour of Morocco, this week we continue our series of travelogues to walk you through our antics in this majestic north-western corner of Africa.
Having just about finished my edit of my photos, I now have around fifty in a collection, so I’ll continue to whittle that down to forty so that we can complete this series in four episodes. We pick up the trail as we leave the beautiful blue city of Chefchaouen, and made our way to Fes.  We had lunch near Meknes, outside a barbeque style restaurant, and I recall this as
Patient Donkey
Arch of Caracalla
Colorful Fes Alleyway
Chouara Tanneries
Chouara Tannery Worker
Copper Craftsman
Shepherd with Sheep and Mountain Stream
Kasbah Keep
Three Workers at Kasbah
Scarf Seller
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I had high hopes for today’s post, but alas…

…it was not to be. My hope was to do a post today with my photos from my recent trip to Lisbon, Portugal, and Morocco, but it’s 1:29 AM and I realize that while I have all the photos in place, I don’t have the full story together yet, and I don’t want to rush through it, so it will probably have to wait a day or so. Rats. In the meantime, this happened: On Thursday, the day after my San Diego Lightroom seminar, I was lucky enough to be able to be literally almost on the runway at the Continue reading "I had high hopes for today’s post, but alas…"

Intimate Astro Time-lapse Workshops in Arches & Canyonlands National Park Announced for 2018

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4-Night “Dark-Sky” Astro Time-lapse Workshops Announced in Moab, Utah

Intimate Astro Time-lapse Workshops in Arches & Canyonlands National Park Use “PLANET5D” Promo Code to Save $100 Off Registration Moab, Utah – November, 2017 — TimelapseWorkshops.com announces that early registration is now open for their 4-Night Dark-Sky Astro Time-lapse Workshops in Moab, Utah. Timelapse Moab is one of the only workshops in the U.S. that focuses on teaching advanced time lapse photography & motion control time lapse, providing the skills needed to create breathtaking time lapses for licensing, television, and film. Moab, Utah is home to Arches National Park and
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Get Un-stuck And Make Real Money

In speaking with people all over the world, I’ve found hearing other people’s struggles is a fascinating way to helping ourselves breakthrough. This week’s episode is my keynote from CreativeLive’s PhotoWeek. On stage, I sit down with four brave volunteers to discuss some of their biggest pain points, fears, and blind spots blocking us from living, and working toward our dreams. In this episode, I talk about: Defining your dream. Many creatives haven’t defined what they actually want. If you don’t know what you want it will be hard for you to get it. Understanding your why. When the going Continue reading "Get Un-stuck And Make Real Money"

Big News: My Brand New Book “The Flash Book” Comes Out Today

Big news – my brand new book “The Flash Book” comes out today! Starting today it’s available in eBook format, ready to download right now (the print edition is already on press).  My publisher (Rocky Nook Publishing) is celebrating today’s launch with an absolutely insane deal — just $15 for the eBook (it’s available for download right now!). Here’s the link to their $15 eBook deal (and use the code below). About the book:
I didn’t want to write yet another book that teaches you everything you can do your flash. Instead, this book is for people who bought Continue reading "Big News: My Brand New Book “The Flash Book” Comes Out Today"

Auto your ISO

  Hey hey! It’s #TravelTuesday again here on ScottKelby.com and that means it’s time for this weeks #HybridDaveTuesdays post! This week I want to talk to you about my prior aversions to auto-ISO and how I overcame them. ISO stands for International Standards Organisation, and it’s a standardised scale for measuring sensitivity to light. That’s boring though. It pertains in todays world to how sensitive a sensor is, but was obviously used in its same scale for measuring the sensitivity of film. It’s one of the three elements of exposure, alongside Aperture and Shutter Speed, but although these two
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Morocco 2017 Tour Travelogue Part 1 (Podcast 595)

Having just completed my first tour of Morocco, today we start a short series of travelogues to walk you through our antics in this wonderful land.
I have to tell you, before visiting Morocco for the first time this year, I wasn’t sure what I’d make of it, but right off the bat, I’m happy to tell you that I’ve pretty much fallen in love with Morocco and her wonderful people. Over the next two to three weeks, I’ll discuss the various aspects of the tour that I enjoyed, and also touch on some of the more challenging aspects of
Hassan II Mosque
Hassan II Mosque Archway
Street Performers at Chella Necropolis
Man in Fez at Al-Hassan Mosque
Lady in the Blue City (Chefchaouen)
Decorated Blue City Walls
Man Working at Bakery
Purple Passer-By
Colorful Plant Pots at Chefchaouen
Blue Turban Man
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Monsoon IV 4K – A 4K Storm Time-lapse Film by Mike Olbinski

Approaching thunderstorms have always been exciting to me, it started as a young boy living in Florida where summer storms are almost a daily occurrence. So frankly, I'm fascinated when I see these smashing good time lapses from people like Mike Olbinski because it takes me back to my childhood. Tho I don't ever remember being able to see scenes like these in Florida… even tho Florida is flat, they just didn't seem this dramatic. Maybe it was because I wasn't often out in the open like Mike was. The other thing that Mike does really well with his final videos
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ZEISS Unveils High-Speed DSLR Lens: ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25

Our friends at Zeiss continue to put out awesome lenses and this new Milvus 25mm f/1.4 looks awesome!

ZEISS Unveils High-Speed DSLR Lens: ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25

Via ZEISS Press:
With its new wide-angle focal length, the ZEISS Milvus family now boasts eleven lenses for single-lens reflex cameras, including four focal lengths with a maximum aperture of 1.4, which are perfect for videographers too. The ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 is the latest focal length to be added to ZEISS’s largest range of lenses for full-frame single-lens reflex cameras. The lens, which was developed for the DSLR systems from
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Vincent Laforet Directs Content for Incredible iPad Pro Promo

Y'all know I'm a big fan of Vincent Laforet right? The other day on Facebook, Vincent posted about being able to talk about an old commercial he shot for Apple – something for the iPad Pro launch – but they wouldn't let him (or anyone) talk about it or the production. Until now. So I asked if it was OK to share here. It is cool to be able to see much of what goes into an Apple promo piece. And when you think about the amount of work that Vincent and his team put in just for the background
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New Computational Photography Software Brings Still Photographs to Life!

Can computational photography bring still photographs spring to life? This BBC Video shows it being done and it is freaky cool. Or is it just freaky? This is pretty amazing technology and something that could possibly change the future (or am I getting a bit carried away?). Imagine photos of your great-great grand parents suddenly moving. Another very cool example of computational photography coming to fruition and a cool way to bring life to older images. Just have a look at the video and see what they did with Abraham Lincoln! Filling in things like wrinkles and mouth interiors from
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You need a drone!

You need a drone…. right? It’s that time of week again! #HybridDaveTuesdays on #TravelTuesday right here on ScottKelby.com – boom! So I caught you with that bait title and now I need to deliver the goods. Let’s do this!  
Old Harry Rocks in Dorset, UK, shot from my Mavic Pro
I’ll start by offering you a view of Old Harry (the little rock at the end closest to the lens) as seen from 69 metres up. It’s a view that would have cost the price of renting a helicopter or airplane, gambling with the risk of weather, and
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Should I Buy a New Camera? The Answer is Often NO

Should I Buy a New CameraI know, you're shocked… I'm telling you that the answer to “Should I buy a new camera?” is no. I can hear you now… “but planetMitch, you're writing a gear blog!” But really, we're not JUST about gear (tho I have had a lot of people tell me that's all they think we write about). The gear is part of the method to the madness. And as you probably know, I follow the escapades of Simon Cade and not long ago I saw this video about how he's holding on to his older camera and still making great content. Continue reading "Should I Buy a New Camera? The Answer is Often NO"

The Next Winner Of Their Own Private Gallery Show Is…

KelbyOne Members sent in entries from all over the world, and these entries keep getting better and better, which makes the judging harder and harder. Nevertheless, we found an incredible photographer to honor with this own gallery opening, and we’re excited to announce that our latest winner is:

Stephen Wallace

Stephen (and a guest of his choice) will be flown to Tampa, Florida to be there for the wine and cheese reception celebrating his own solo gallery show at “The Gallery at KelbyOne.” (Note: If you’re like “What’s this whole gallery thing?” check out this quick Q&A) Stephen is
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