Week in Review-

Stay tuned for the giveaway…

We didn’t define a few words last week in our Jargon episode like BOKEH!!! Blown Out, Highlights, Histogram, Chimping
Histogram video Link – What is your Histogram
Histogram discussion

9:00 70D focusing problem
70D focus issue? Dont panic – it is disappointing but not cause for total panic

12:27 NEWS


Revel android release http://m.connect.dpreview.com/post/6445023773/adobe-releases-revel-for-android

Are camcorders dead?

Getty’s BIG announcement http://www.bjp-online.com/2014/03/10-facts-you-need-to-know-about-getty-images-embed-feature/

29:50 Discussion – AV MODE IS DANGEROUS!!

37:28 Reader Questions
sokoli989 asks – What is the most common lens you use at weddings?

March Canon Mail In Rebates (LINK)

Does the greater number of focus points mean more will be in focus?

Often asked about Nikon having 39 focus points vs the 11 from Canon and relatedly I had someone comment that they always use all the focus points so that everything will be in focus.
Fav Photo of the week?
Christina picks
Foggy Mountains

Toby picks
Lady Bug

48:13 something special – GIVEAWAY



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 Menzie's Penstemon or as the nerds say - Penstemon davidsonii ;) Found these little purple flowers on the way down from Paradise in Mt Rainier National Park and thought they made a nice foreground to the beautiful and still snowcapped peak in the distance. Captured with the GH5 and 12-35 f/2.8 Lens #lumixloungegh3
 Rainy Day Reflections of Seattle's coolest public library - I almost said coolest building but the new Amazon spheres are crazy cool. I like living in the future - now if we could just ecotopia this place up all would be peachy!
 Upper Sunbeam Falls - Powered by melting snow(seen at the top of the frame) - Captured with GH5 and 12-35 f/2.8 lens 0.4 second exposure.

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  1. interesting take on the AV mode…I am in the process of stepping out of auto into AV hoping to get into M in a couple months.

  2. Ditto AV mode. I normally always use it – I’m aware of the caveats about metering for 18% grey and adjust accordingly. But only today while practising with my new 70D, I found myself clicking away and hadn’t noticed I was overexposing as my ISO had been set too high. Maybe time to slow down and use manual.

  3. I think the reason slr’s aren’t selling as much is because technology hasn’t advanced enough I know a pro-tog using 5 year old cameras who says there isn’t enough of an improvement in the new cameras to justify another £1500 for a new camera.

  4. I’ll be heading to Europe for 2 months this summer and could really use a travel tripod! My Dolica AX620B100 is just too large and heavy for traveling!

  5. I really enjoyed your mish-mash this week. The part about the 70D and the AV mode were really interesting since I have been taking a lot of images in AV mode. Av mode has worked fine for me but you must be aware of your shutter speed. I have a 70D and I haven’t noticed this issue until it came up on the internet. I still can’t tell if my camera has this problem, but it will be interesting to see how Canon responds. Keep up the great videos

  6. Chimping refers to the sound that you make when your shocked to realize you have the correct exposure. When in Africa be careful when you do this because it is been rumored that it is similar to the mating call of the male chimpanzee.

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