Photographs allow us to relive memories. Over the years, an increasing number of photography styles emerged, but some have stood the test of time because of their popularity. This blog will discuss the most popular types of photography. Continue reading
Every photographer should have a tripod for numerous reasons. It will not only give you better shots and versatility, but it allows you to experiment and get more creative. One of the benefits of taking photos using a tripod is stability and shaper images, but there’s much more than that. Continue reading
Let’s face it, selling your gear online can be frustrating. However, there are three main things to keep in mind to help you sell your gear quickly and easily. Read on to see our three tips for selling your gear online – quickly and easily!
Pro Video News: Panasonic has unveiled their latest set of broadcast-ready video cameras
CES 2020: Panasonic has introduced the HC-X2000, HC-X1500, and the AG-CX10 into their respectable lineup of broadcast-ready video cameras. These new UHD 4K60 cameras will be released in late March 2020.
If you are a new photographer just getting into the hobby, the staggering number of cameras and options might turn you off before you even get started. That’s why we wanted to put together our top 5 used Nikon cameras guide for anyone that is trying to find the right camera. Let Gear Focus answer some of the questions you might have and take some of the guesswork out of finding your first camera.
Take a look at why I feel the Sony A7sii is possibly still a good camera for some users in 2020. New camera gear comes out almost every day it seems. The camera market has changed so much in the last year alone, that it’s become almost nauseating to follow along. With the introduction of camera that shoot 61MP images, or 6K RAW video footage, why would I still recommend a camera that came out 5 years ago? (With a 12MP sensor no less.) Continue reading
Why Photographers and Filmmakers are Moving from eBay to Gear Focus to Sell Their Used Camera Gear
It’s no secret that eBay is a HUGE website, with tons of users and listings. The sheer number of users is an incredible draw for people looking to sell something. But what many people don’t realize when they first list an item are all the fees that go along with selling. It can add up to 12% or MORE just to sell something on eBay. And you will receive an invoice at the end of the month, leaving confusion on how much you really made off the sale. (A sneaky business model) The number of users and listings sounds like a good thing at first. But for an unfocused platform like eBay, all these listings can start to muddle the search really quickly. That is why creatives are moving from eBay to Gear Focus and other alternatives for selling used camera gear.
2019 brought us a lot of really great gear from all types of different manufacturers. The rate at which technology is changing is absolutely insane. I remember when I worked as an AV Design Engineer when I graduated from college, 4K was barely even a thing. I worked there for 2 years and when I left in 2017, 4K was starting to really come onto the scene. Now, if you don’t have 4K, you’re a thing of the past and obsolete. This is the best camera gear of 2019 & new camera gear for 2020 that we’re most excited about.
Sony Alpha A7s III Release Rumors Have Been Circulating
There has been an uptick in the rumors that the Sony Alpha A7s III is nearing release. The Alpha A7s II was released more than four years ago in September of 2015. Rumors have it that an announcement regarding the A7s III will come out at next year’s NAB show. It’s also been nearly a year since the a6400 by Sony was released. So it would make sense to us that the A7s III is on the horizon heading into 2020.
After using my Sony A7SII for 3 years, it was time for me to upgrade my camera. The A7SII had served me very well, but there were a few things I didn’t like about it. The biggest one was the battery life. I found myself having to switch batteries 4-5 times on each shoot. It was super annoying!! Another issue I had was the A7SII is only 12.2MP. I was beginning to do more photo work and needed something that could keep up. I’ve broken down the main reasons why I switched from Sony to Canon.