PenguinPhotoCo

PenguinPhotoCo

Lives in US Minor Outlying Islands US Minor Outlying Islands
Works as a Studio Owner/Photographer
Joined on Sep 7, 2009

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  • Replied in Could be...
    All sorts of issues could be at play. You're too expensive now..for what you offer, for your market, compared to another photograher (since brides google and see several photogs' sites you ARE...
  • On FF I use an 85 1.2 and 70-200 2.8. On a smaller sensor I used a 50 1.2 but it wasn't the same as an 85 on a FF. Technically it is...but in use I didn't find it to be the same.
  • Created discussions file compression?
    know from still that if you save/open/save a file in JPG format after 3 or 4 times you can see the difference from repeated saving in a lossy format. If you save in TIF or PSD you don't have that...
  • Some here have agendas..they sell books and have blogs that profit from people joining the industry and buying into the hype that yes, you too can be successful. Yet the stats show 69% of full time...
  • Replied in What is reality?
    Is the industry failing or can you make a great living as a photographer? Some here say yes, you can make it big. But they present no facts, just anecdotes. I could to dthat too. You can make...
  • FriscoRon wrote: PenguinPhotoCo wrote: Is discussing reality a bad thing? Discussing it ad nauseum with no new information is repetitive and boring. So finding two new surveys isn't "new...
  • Careful there Rhys, you'll be painted as a 'doom and gloomer' like me. How "dare" you say these are 'facts'! LOL Isn't it obvious that the posters here are the 1% of photographers that are...
  • I'm just reporting other people's surveys. YOU are reading a lot more into it.
  • Is discussing reality a bad thing? people come here for advice...to say it's all rainbows and unicorns and shooting video will make you richer yet, while possible, isn't exactly the truth. It's...
  • Jobs Rated 2013: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best To Worst http://www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/best-worst-jobs-2013 Photographer? 172nd....
  • Replied in Wow!
    You foresee a dark future..LOL. Having flown R/C I know they crash. Even the best pilots crash. A fellow photog and FB friend bought one off BH the day after the court 'legalized' them. I'm...
  • Photography is about light - it's what is captured when we press the shutter button. The ability to see, use, manipulate light is key to being a good photographer. Flash or constant lighting, or...
  • that's basically what I Found when I researched getting into wedding videography here 2-3 years ago. 3 chip CCD and no HD was the way to go- back then HD had bad low light capability and smaller...
  • Hmm...NO other videographers in you area..so you have to ask why not... No business? Not enough business to make it pay? Or a grand opportunity? Free lance..working for yourself...that IS a...
  • it's $30 cheaper at BHPHoto...with free shipping http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/909792-REG/Canon_8063b002_32GB_VIXIA_HF_G20.html A comparison...many many more out...
  • Depends where you shop of course, but used sony is $1300. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/801027627-USE/Sony_HDRFX1_HDR_FX1_HDV_1080i_Camcorder.html?gclid=CNnVgaCryr0CFUpnOgodPDQAfQ they have...
  • I have a couple of 5D2 bodies and a 5D3 - all do spectacular video. I ahve a full assortment of L zooms and some primes. And for 'cinema' type work they're perhaps one of the best options. Short...
  • Replied in read that again
    I mentioned dSLR but apparently that's all you read. You want video camera, then get a video camera - specifically this one Canon VIXIA HF G30 Full HD...
  • Replied in Vegas too
    Just getting back into video after a few years off (ok, decades for the most part)Spent 3 hours trying to find ANYTHING that would run on Windows 8. Seems most want / need quicktime and as of now...
  • Go 'all digital', no tape. Too laborius to Dl to the computer. In a business time is money. Do some market research to see what is available to the customers you want to target, be it brides or...
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