5:30pm EST Feb 13, 2015

Photo Mish Mash Show Notes:


Photo Mish Mash Ep #45 Date: 2/13/15

Seattle Workshop – April 4th from 10am to 5pm with optional dinner http://photorec.tv/product/seattle-workshop/

Mckay Academy Trips – Join us in Greece, New Zealand or photograph some baby animals, helicopter ride to top of a glacier http://j.mp/McKayPhoto

SquareSpace/toby 10% off your order. TWO week free trial. Clearly they know they have a good product if they don’t take your credit card up front – More to come soon. http://squarespace.com/toby

Week in review:
New site – Easy way to find my stuff- add “toby” to your searches

Magic Lantern – Just how easy it is on a T5i –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxwXi1X0xGc

Image Critique – General Inspiration for Feb assignment Shadow Play – Submit for Assignment or General Crit –http://photorec.tv/2015/01/critique-schedule-submission/

Week Ahead:
NX1, D5500, Touchscreens making us stupid?
^ firmware updates

NX1 Pro
+User interface
+Features – Including 4K
+Quality – excellent sensor

NX1 Cons
-Missing true back-button focus
-Lens selection

D5500 – summary of the review D5300 seems like a great value – more soon.


Google and Mattel – Photospheres VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlhFBU2I7vU

Sigma Announced 150-600 Contemporary – How does it stack up against the Tamron 150-600 or the other Sigma 150-600? http://photorec.tv/2015/01/big-zoom-field-review/

“Hands-on” with the Pentax FF
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 announced.

Drone – No Fly


Toby has a rant? Snow DXSNO Scores –

Reader Questions:

My most confusing question EVER
I’m hearing some noise on the Nikkor 18-55 mm lens during autofocus of still photos with my new Nikon D5300. I see a lot written about noise during video but is some noise (particularly w low light High ISO settings) normal?

Thoughts on following combo: Sigma 18-35, 50mm prime and Tamron 70-200 VC USD?

What do you think about the Canon 70-200 IS V1?

More Questions:

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 They all had dreams. They all had family. They died for us. Arlington National Cemetery is a heavy place, I can't help but think about all the pain and suffering when presented with row upon row of a headstone representing a fallen soldier and my mind boggles that this still happens today. On this little planet hurtling through an incomprehensible ginormous space - some people think it is ok to kill each other. :( p.s. You should google Cornelius H. Charlton - his story is interesting p.p.s My grandfather is buried in Arlington- my Mom's father was instrumental in designing and implementing early radar systems for the Navy in WW2. Captured with the #Sony #a7RII and #Canon #70200L at 200mm and f/3.2
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  1. Don’t you think it would be better if there was a higher quality of image resolution on the live-view image on a D5500 and the up and coming D7100 latest up grade than having touch screen, because, for me that would be more useful than any touch screen personally. One thing Samsung and Sony Cameras give you over my Nikon D5300 and D7100 , is great quality screens.The images on them are pin sharp. Touch screen won’t help me focus as much as a really pin sharp screen would …. or even being able to see what’s on the screen on a bright sunny day. I have added a Kamerar VF-4 Plus 4+ Universal LCD View Finder to help correct that issue.But it only high lights the poor quality of a Live-view screen with it 3x magnification.so hows that going to work with a touch sceen? I know it as a flap for touch screen but it’s no use with the flap down..or is it me thats got this all wrong?

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