DSLR Video Monitor

After a few days of using the LCD hood loupe Attachment on my DSLR, I’ve reluctantly come to the sad conclusion that it just isn’t quite good enough to reliably achieve accurate focus on videos when focusing the camera manually. Obviously, when using auto-focus this isn’t an issue because the camera takes care of that all by itself. But auto-focus can be “jerky” with a lot of bouncing in and out of focus before it locks on, so I’ll only be using auto-focus when it’s necessary – plus auto-focus can be noisy in otherwise quiet situations!

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Winter Wonderland

Yesterday marked the first snow fall of the season. . .

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Time Warp. . .

I stumbled across some old video footage the other day that I had shot with an old second hand VHS camcorder I used to own. The footage is dated 4/15/93. Over 26 years ago!

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DSLR – LCD hood loupe Attachment

As I mentioned in my last article (New Found Love of Video) I was awaiting for the LCD hood Loupe to be delivered for my DSLR camera.  Without repeating too much of what I previously wrote – the LCD hood loupe is a device that mounts onto the camera that shields the rear LCD display on the camera from glare, but also adds an eyepiece with optics to allow the user to see a magnified view of the LCD

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New Found Love of Video

As of late, I seem to be shifting my focus away from photography and more toward videography.  Not that video is suddenly new to me or anything like that – because I’ve owned and used a video camera for years. (Canon HF-R11).  But for some strange reason, I find myself elevating the significance of video more than photos.

Photos have, and will always have, a place of importance in our lives, but videos capture life as it moves, breathes and lives. If a photo is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a million.

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End of Another Show Season

Last Sunday marked the end of the 2019 Mariah Meadows Horse Show Season.  Yes, other shows do continue on through out the entire year at various locations, but for me, after shooting through the winter months for one season, I decided to take winters off for a break from it all.

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Geneseo Air Show – 2019

This past Sunday I managed to get my butt over to Geneseo after a three year hiatus to attend the annual air show at the National Warplane Museum grounds.

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2018 Horse Show Review

I’ve been messing around with video hosting services as of late. Self hosting on Zenfolio, Youtube, and Vimeo.

The self hosted solution would be ideal, simple because I’m already paying for the service to host my photos. The problem there however, it that the interface is a bit wonky – I.E. I don’t like it!

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Silver and Gold

Well, I met an old man walkin’ down the street
His clothes were torn and tattered
With sandals on his feet
And I stopped to help him
And lend him a hand
He said, I love you so much
But you must understand

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Memories…

I remember back when I was MUCH MUCH younger, laying in bed, Staring at the window, and listening to the radio – feeling devastated and heartbroken over a lost love, that strangely I can’t even remember now who it was – so many years later.. When you’re young and heartbroken, you feel like the whole world is truly ending for sure….

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