Sony’s Sales Manager for Europe, Fabien Pisano confirmed in an interview with a French blogger that the A7Siii is coming. It’s one of the best kept secrets at Sony, so they’re probably integrating as much low light technology as they can into this next camera. Sony has really been listening to its clients lately and have been integrating many suggestions from pro shooters. I have … Continue reading Sony A7Siii is coming!
Do you want to have consistent quality in your photography business? Then one of the first things you should do is to document your processes and procedures. Large businesses do this to get ISO9001 certification but nothing prevents a small business from having some simple documentation. Start with your workflow. How do you work every day with Lightroom or other software packages that you use? … Continue reading The business of photography #1
Here is my YouTube video with a review of the Sirui T-005x: And here are the slides reviewing the features: I love this tripod and use it all the time. Cheers! Continue reading Sirui T-005x review
Here’s the latest video tutorial on my YouTube channel: And here are some quick notes to accompany the video: Create two copies of the background layer Name one: Noise Name the other: High Pass Turn off the High Pass layer Select the Noise layer Select Filter > Noise > Add Noise Set the amount to 10%, Gaussian and Monochromatic (to avoid random lit pixels with … Continue reading Getting the rough, grungy look in portraits
Here’s one of my shots: Montreal Biosphere. Watch my latest video at https://youtu.be/kHyWUS-iAmw #art #artlovers #artoftheday #beautiful #fineart #instaartoftheday #originalartwork #photography #photooftheday #photos #travel #architecture #Montreal #MTL #BioSphere A post shared by Michael Wood photography (@michaelwoodphotography) on Mar 22, 2018 at 1:23pm PDT Cheers! Continue reading I have an Instagram account too!
Hey folks, I’ve uploaded my first Photoshop tutorial on YouTube. Check it out here. It shows how you can modify text to make it look as if it has been painted with a brush. There should be plenty more tutorials in the future. Please subscribe and let me know if there are any topics you’d like to cover. Cheers! Michael Continue reading Photoshop tutorial up on YouTube
Here’s the text of the YouTube video I posted today: So a new camera model comes out and you tell yourself: “I’ve got to have that!”. Or, you already despise it because it made by a manufacturer other than the gear you already have. How to we explain this strange behaviour? Well it seems Freud’s constructs of the mind seem to have been created for photographers. According … Continue reading Fanboy (and girl) psychology explained.
If you watched my YouTube video on protection from power failures (here), you know I promised to include the configuration files and commands on this blog. So here they are: To hide the ‘ups’ user: sudo dscl . create /Users/ups IsHidden 1 In the upsmon.conf file, enter the following lines: RUN_AS_USER ups in the RUN_AS_USER <userid> section, and MONITOR email@example.com 1 upsmon 123456 … Continue reading Protection from power failures! Mac, UPS, NAS & NUT
Hi folks, I’ve been working on video content lately which is why I haven’t been writing much. Here’s my latest DIY tutorial on how to make your own teleprompter. Looking forward to your comments! Michael Video here: DIY Teleprompter! Continue reading DIY Teleprompter video out!
I finally did it! I’ve published my first YouTube video. I’m still learning a lot on how to film and edit. It’s not an easy job. My respect for YouTubers has increased. Come and take a look: World War I battlefield camera. Let me know what you think so I can improve. Continue reading Published my first YouTube video!