How to auto update a watched folder in Photo Mechanic with EOS Utility and OSX.

How to auto update a watched folder in Photo Mechanic with EOS Utility and OSX.

  The auto update feature in Photo Mechanic has had reliability issues. It relies on the tethered software to let the OS know that the folder contents have been updated otherwise you are constantly hitting cmd+/ to refresh the contact sheet manually. Here is the way to set up EOS utility to inform PM that […]

Mirrorless (Fuji XT-1) v DSLR debate

Mirrorless (Fuji XT-1) v DSLR debate

Why I am selling my mirrorless system (Fuji XT-1) I have been using two Fuji XT-1’s for nearly 3 years. After using Canon for 35 years the honeymoon period for the Fuji is most definitely over and I can now coldly evaluate how well this camera performs in my professional world. All the criticisms below […]

Fuji XT-1. Is it really a professionals camera?

The DSLR v Mirrorless Debate goes on I have been using two Fuji XT-1’s for nearly 2 years. After using Canon for 35 years the honeymoon period for the Fuji is most definitely over and I can now coldly evaluate how well this camera performs in my professional world. All the critisms below are purely […]

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

Using supplementary lights. An introduction to headshot lighting techniques. Gear List: Camera and lens (duh!) Reflectors Black flags Any supplementary lights (not powerful studio flash) i.e.. LED’s, tungsten, off camera speedlights. This is when lighting starts getting really interesting. You must though have read the first two chapters of this blog. Headshot Photography Course -1 […]

DSLR v Mirrorless. The Switcher Debate – 2

This is not really a competition between DSLR v Mirrorless. As I said in a previous post I would not go out and sell all your DSLR to buy mirrorless. The cameras do different jobs in different way but they both do great jobs. There was some debate in the previous post concerning resolution and sharpness. My argument […]