Gear Review, guest blog, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Newly Released GoPro HERO6 Black: An Even Better Action Camera

  With the release of the new HERO6 Black, GoPro continues to advance and refine what we can expect out of an action camera. Released just one year after the HERO5 Black, the HERO6 Black has all the right upgrades in all the right places. First, let’s look at what hasn’t changed. The HERO6 retains […]

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Gear Review, MPEX Experience

The New Profoto A1 – Natural beautiful light. Easy to use. Never miss a shot.

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto. For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting equipment for professional photographers around the world. In recent years, they have pushed the lighting industry forward with the introduction of the B1 and B2 and their OCF system. […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, New To You

Hands On with The Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 VC

In the ever heated debate of Tamron vs. Sigma vs. Nikon/Canon, a new competitor has arrived. Tamron has released an update of their popular 24-70mm f/2.8 lens. Ever since Tamron began to create the new SP series lenses, starting with the 45mm, 35mm, and 15-30mm lenses, they’ve been hitting home runs. Having extensively used the […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios

Pop, Pop, Power To Spare, Anywhere – First Look, Profoto B1X 500 AirTTL Monolight

As destination workshop providers, instructors and guides, we don't get to shoot nearly enough studio images. So when an opportunity comes along to break out the studio strobes and craft some well thought lighting and imagery, we get excited. When Profoto sends us their new flagship portable strobe we get downright ecstatic. As we both love landscape images, what better product to test out, in the great outdoors and put it through its paces.

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Gear Review, MPEX Experience

Small, Fast & Strong – The Sigma 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 DG HSM | Contemporary Series Lens

Tim Neumann and Lorie McQuirt, known by many for their work at MPEX Learning Studio classes, Soft Lite Studio workshops as well as coordinating Central Ohio Photographic Society (COPS) meetings, took a minute of out their busy schedule to take the new Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary Lens for a spin for MPEX-Experience! Written By: […]

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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, guest blog, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Flexing the FujiFilm GFX 50S: From the street to the moon!

Columbus-based photographer and our friend, Aaron Sheldon, took the new Fujifilm GFX 50S for a test drive around town while capturing images with astronaut extraordinaire, Harrison, for their ongoing photography project, Small Steps are Giant Leaps. A few weeks ago, Midwest Photo offered me the chance to try out the brand new Fujifilm GFX 50S for 24 […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

The Fujifilm X100F – Is it the perfect pocket camera for serious and casual shooters?

There’s no doubt that Fuji has been making some serious waves these past few months with their newest camera releases. The X-T2 has proved to be a worthy contender to the high end options of Canon and Nikon and the new X-T20 is solidifying Fuji’s commitment to improving their video features. In addition, the GFX has […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Hands On With the New Tamron 70-200mm G2

If you’ve read any photography website or stopped into our store recently, you probably know that the creative options available to photographers are as numerous as ever. One aspect of photographic gear that has seen the most rapid expansion in quality options as of late, is lens selection. With brands like Tamron leading the way in […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

The MeFOTO Roadtrip Air: Tough and Tiny Travel Tripod

A few years ago, MeFOTO released their wildly popular selection of travel tripods in about every color of the rainbow, with four different height options and their five year warranty. With everything from a small tabletop option to a full-sized-yet-compact tripod, they are a very attractive option for the traveling photographer. Late this year they seemed to […]

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