How to choose a camera that’s right for you

In this video, I'm going to walk you through a process that will help you choose the right camera for your needs; it's the same process I use myself as I choose new photo and video gear. Here are the decision-making steps I talk about in the video: Love what you already have Learn to use … Continue reading How to choose a camera that’s right for you

The best full-frame camera out there right now

I have been doing research lately, because I want to purchase a new camera (maybe a couple of them, not sure yet), so I thought I'd put together my thoughts on full-frame cameras available these days. Before we get started, I need to make it clear from the get-go that there is no absolute best … Continue reading The best full-frame camera out there right now

My video recording setup

After working with this setup for over a year, I wanted to share it with you, having gained full knowledge of its advantages and disadvantages. It is what works for me at this time, in my particular situation, but it may help you as well, if like me, you make your own videos and don't … Continue reading My video recording setup

Power consumption in data centers and online cameras

Network video camera

There's an interesting article linked below that talks about the internet of things and the potential for net negative power consumption after more and more devices go online. I'm not going to get into a discussion about the significant potential for hacking these devices and the need to constantly update their firmware, because that's a … Continue reading Power consumption in data centers and online cameras

Camcorder review: JVC Everio GZ-MG21

Friends of ours bought the JVC Everio GZ-MG21 camcorder a little more than a month ago, and aren't too happy. Granted, it's a 1st generation hard-drive based camcorder, so it's bound to have certain downsides. So, with that in mind, here they are: Start-up time is long, which means bye-bye to catching those candid moments … Continue reading Camcorder review: JVC Everio GZ-MG21