For many people, buying a product that doesn’t fit exactly means sending it back to the store or sending it back to the manufacturer for a warranty replacement. That’s fine for some people, but sometimes things just need a little hands-on fitting. I get the impression that this happens a lot with automotive and bicycle … More Fitting an Oben BE-117 tripod head onto my tripod
I recently hurt my heal and needed a (temporary) cane without going to the store. I ended up getting an inexpensive cane (which worked much better), but here is what I learned. For the temporary cane, I used my Velbon Ultrastick r50, took out the tripod screw (so it wouldn’t dig into my palm)… Strapped … More Velbon Ultrastick as a temporary cane
Currently, when I’m shooting events that require a quick switch from wide lens to telephoto lens, I use my DIY dual camera harnesss and my X-T1 & X-E2. (This is not an ideal pair as my X-E2 cannot do many things that my X-T1 can do and has less controls as my X-T1.) But there is one … More Fujifilm X-E2 flash button mod
There are so many ways to focus that new photographers are easily confused. For example (but not limited to): Full auto focus (let your auto focus select your focus point) Spot vs zone focus Single vs continuous focus Focus-and-compose vs move your focus point Single button focus vs back-button focus And it doesn’t help that … More What Is the Best Way to Focus?
FYI I just noticed that photos taken with Microsoft Office Lens app on my iPhone (taken in Document mode) do not have EXIF data. If you check the photo with the Metapho app, it shows no EXIF data (above). If you upload it to Dropbox, there is no EXIF data and the file creation and … More No EXIF in Office Lens photos