Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions

Panasonic Aims for Top Spot in 4K Video with New Lumix GH5

Introducing the Panasonic GH5… Back in 2009, I learning to shoot video on the now-classic Panasonic HVX200. At that time shooting HD video to memory cards was pretty new in the video world. The HVX was released just a couple of years before the Canon 5d Mark II changed the whole video market. The HVX200 […]

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Gear Review, MPEX Experience, New To You, TJ Hansen's Blog

This Holiday Get the Leica Rangefinder You’ve Always Wanted

You might be asking yourself, “I didn’t even know I wanted a Leica…” If you started shooting in the film era chances are, at one point, you wanted a Leica. I mean really wanted one. Digital natives may not know anything about Leica except that their digital cameras are, like, $8,000. Though the golden age of […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

The New Sigma 85mm and 12-24mm Art lenses

Recent announcements from Sigma have made a lot of portrait and landscape photographers very happy- the question is, can the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art and the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art  replace the current favorites from Canon and Nikon? The Sigma Art series prime lenses are steadily taking over the entire range of focal lengths. With the recent announcements, Art primes now cover […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Photography News, TJ Hansen's Blog

Hands-on with the Profoto D2 AirTTL, the “World’s Fastest Monolight”

When Profoto added TTL, High Speed Sync, and studio-level power to the Profoto B1 battery-powered monolight, it was revolutionary. But the newest flash, which the company describes as the “World’s Fastest Monolight,” is built to take the Profoto AirTTL system to the next level with even faster and more powerful lights. The Profoto D2 500/1000 AirTTL monolight may […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Photography News, TJ Hansen's Blog

Flying High with the Fujifilm X-T2 X Series Camera

The recently announced Fujifilm X-T2 X Series digital camera is what I can consider part of the next level of Fujifilm’s mirrorless system. I say next level because the bar has already been set pretty high by both Fujifilm’s previous cameras and some other recent additions to the mirrorless market by Sony and others. It […]

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MPEX Experience, Photography News, Tips and Tricks

New FAA Rules Make Drone Registration Easy for Hobbyists

  Great news for drone lovers! After much speculation and confusion about the future of camera-equipped drones, new FAA rules and regulations have made the registration process easier and more transparent than ever before. The rules for hobbyists are much more lenient than the rules for commercial use, although the registration process has been streamlined for both. If your aircraft […]

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Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience, Photography News

Interview: Discover “Small Steps Are Giant Leaps” with Photographer Aaron Sheldon

Columbus Photographer, Aaron Sheldon and his new photography project has inspired anyone that has seen it. What started as a simple bus ride turned into a beautiful exploration of the special relationship that children have with the world. Aaron also realized that parents and adults play a major role in how our children discover and explore. I had the chance to ask […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Keep Your Images Safe With G-Tech’s All-Terrain Case Hard Drives

As photographers, we spend a lot of time planning, shooting, editing, and storing all of our photographs. One of the hidden challenges for most working and amateur photographers is protecting their data. Some people don’t realize the importance of keeping their data is secure until it’s too late. It seems obvious, but making sure your […]

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guest blog, MPEX Experience, Photography News

Awesome Images from the Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 VC by Thomas Kettner

All images by ©Thomas Kettner (on Facebook @ThomasKettnerPhotographer). Styling: Kat Klug Models: Michelle Benas, Aad van der Linden, Remco Vanderlinden Agency: Gloss Artist Management Hair, Make-up & Special Effects: Julia Heiermann The Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 VC is a new-comer to the highly competitive “portrait lens” section of the market! What these images show are two important […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #147- Behind Door Number Two

The Daily Photo #147 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Behind Door Number Two Another image from the Ariel­Foundation Park shoot. One of the cool things that they have done at the park is leave small segments of the original manufacturing plant in place. Not enough to be distracting, yet just enough to fit well within the overall design of the park. […]

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