Why you won’t succeed in photography

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Success requires work. It also requires understanding how to get people’s attention. I got a question from a viewer about how to succeed in photography. This individual is somewhat frustrated and its completely understandable. I personally believe that everyone in the world has the power to do anything they want. There are countless people who … Read More

Fujifilm 16mm f/1.4 VS Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Is the Fujifilm 16mm f/1.4 comparable to the new Sony 24mm f/1.4? In short, its a tough comparison. They both have the same field of view in the end result – one is full frame and the other is designed for APS-C mirrorless. But physically they are 2 different focal lengths. These mean different designs, … Read More

How good are Sony lenses?

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Sony is making some of the best full frame mirrorless cameras in the world. How do their lenses stack up to the other options? The last 2 mirrorless lenses that Sony has produced have shown us the direction things will be going in the next few years. Not only are the designs extremely innovative but … Read More

$1399 Sony Masterpiece :: 24mm f/1.4 G Master

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

The Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 G Master is the 30th lens in the Sony native E-mount lineup designed for full frame alpha cameras. Following the 400mm f/2.8, it uniquely designed both optically and mechanically. The optic design delivers both an extremely high resolution and a smooth and gorgeous depth of field. Its a compact and … Read More

Deepest Pixels :: Leica SL first look

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

This week Leica sent me the Leica SL and the 24-90mm f/2.8-4 lens to check out. I want to share with you a few first impressions – this thing is a tank. The Leica SL is a full frame, mirrorless camera with a 24 megapixel sensor. It shoots 4k/30p video. It also features a beautifully … Read More

Bokeh

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Apple announced 3 new phones today – the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and the iPhone XR. There doesn’t seem to be any upgrades to the cameras in these phones, but what actually impressed me is the processing power. Apple has introduced the new A12 Bionic sensor with the next-generation Neural Engine. There is a … Read More

What they got wrong

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

There is an enormously missed opportunity in the world of photography today. We have more technology than ever before and we don’t do very much with it. This week we saw 3 major announcements, the Nikon Z7 and Z6, the Canon EOS R and the Fujifilm X-T3. In the history of photography I’ve never seen … Read More

Fujifilm nailed this…

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Fuji has announced the Fujifilm X-T3, their latest X-Mount, APS-C flagship camera. They have absolutely nailed it. This camera looks incredible. The X-T3 features not only a new sensor, the Fujifilm X-Trans 4, but also the new X-Processor 4 which is both more powerful and more energy efficient. They’ve designed this new sensor with 425 … Read More

Oh Canon…

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Today Canon released the Canon EOS R, full-frame mirrorless camera. This is an entirely new lens mount for Canon and so an entirely new system. Canon has been pretty quiet over the last few years and Sony has made it quite obvious that the competition has fallen behind. Canon also announced 4 lenses – a … Read More

Fujifilm X-T100 :: The New Best Deal In Photography?

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Fujifilm were kind enough to send me the new X-T100 to check out. This might be the best deal in photography. The Fujifilm X-T100 is a budget conscious, mirrorless camera designed to fit Fujifilm X-Mount lenses. Clearly there are some things that are held back to make this camera affordable but almost all the features … Read More

How to get YOUR film on NETFLIX

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

The secret to getting your film on Netflix is the question. Brett Culp is a filmmaker and speaker. He’s one of the most positive people I know. Its quite infectious. Brett has made 2 films that have been picked up by Netflix – Legends of the Knight and Look to the Sky. Both films are … Read More

DJI Mavic 2 Pro :: The Flying Hasselblad!!

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

The DJI Mavic Pro 2 is the latest drone from DJI. It features a Hasselblad camera, 1 inch sensor, Hasselblad Natural Color Solution and a 10-bit Dlog-M color profile. Today DJI has announced 2 new models in the DJI Mavic series, the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. DJI were kind enough to … Read More