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  • Introducing Michromatic - A show about Micro 4/3 photography

    11,313 views 3 years ago
    My first video! Welcome to Michromatic, a new YouTube channel dedicated to discussion of photography topics relevant to Micro 4/3 shooters like me.

    Subscribe to the channel to join the conversation. Drop a comment below, and follow me on Twitter and Instagram for Micro 4/3 photos.

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    • First impressions: Laowa 7.5mm f/2.0 ultra wide angle lens - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 17,118 views
      My not-quite-review first impressions of the Laowa (Venus Optics) 7.5/2.0 lens for Micro 4/3. Short version: I like it.

      Build impressions: 4:32
      Shooting impressions: 9:23
      Photos: 10:13

      See the le...
    • Ask me anything - Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 2,105 views
      Hey folks, I'm gonna do a video (or maybe a few) answering questions from my subscribers. Hit me with your best Qs.

      Music by Kognitif.

      https://soundcloud.com/kognitifofficial
      https://www.facebook...
    • The folly of GAS -- 4 dangers of camera gear obsession - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 20,636 views
      GAS -- or Gear Acquisition Syndrome -- is incurable, but with proper care it is a manageable condition. I point out 4 common side effects caused by GAS, but also find a silver lining for us afflict...
    • What's in my camera bag? 2016 update - Duration: 8 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 63,387 views
      I got into Micro 4/3 to keep my camera setup small and simple. Well I've made it smaller and simpler. For about a year now, I've been rolling with just three compact lenses (most of the time). And ...
    • Metabones Speed Booster review for Micro 4/3 - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 41,982 views
      Are you a fan of adapting lenses to crop sensor mirrorless cameras? You might want to sit down for this. The Metabones Speed Booster is the ultimate lens adapter that makes your adapted lenses even...
    • Adapted lenses for mirrorless cameras: Everything you need to know - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 48,071 views
      Adapting lenses to your mirrorless camera is a great way to get awesome glass for cheap...and experience photography in a new way. This video introduces the concept, explains why adapting lenses i...
    • Crop factor explained (for mirrorless cameras) - Duration: 9 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 33,579 views
      Warning: Crop factor is math! I explain crop factor, why people use it, and how to apply crop factor to various camera lenses and systems.

      Understanding crop factor won't improve your photography,...
    • Polarizers explained: All about polarizing filters for photography - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 20,030 views
      A fun (and cheap) way to up your outdoor photography game: Get a polarizing filter! In this video, I go over some scenarios where a polarizer helps out, and give some tips for buying one of your ow...
    • Focus shift: A quick demonstration - Duration: 106 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 9,644 views
      Common practice, when focusing lenses, is to focus the lens while its aperture is wide open, and then close the aperture to the desired position for exposure. Let's say you want to shoot a scene at...
    • Aperture priority mode: Why you should try it - Duration: 6 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 24,329 views
      Aperture priority mode is a gateway drug, uh, I mean it's a safe way to break away from fully-automatic shooting and into the world of manual camera control. Here's why I love it, and why you shoul...
    • Top 5 new features in Snapseed 2, the best photo editing app - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 41,530 views
      I'm a big fan of editing photos on my mobile devices, and Snapseed has consistently been the best app for the job. Last week, Snapseed got even better -- the 2.0 release introduces some great new f...
    • Do I need an EVF? Viewfinders vs. Touch screens for photography - Duration: 9 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 33,257 views
      If you're shopping for a new camera, you may have to decide: Do I need an electronic viewfinder? In this video, I share three advantages of EVFs, and three advantages of shooting from the rear touc...
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    • Olympus 45mm f/1.8 review -- The best Micro 4/3 lens? - Duration: 5 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 221,059 views
      For reasons explained in the video, I have a hard time recommending the Olympus 45mm as a first lens...but it's an almost-must as your second M43 lens.

      See the lens on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1qP06...
    • Olympus EPL7 camera review - Duration: 18 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 150,949 views
      Olympus pitch their latest PEN camera as the "smart" camera for selfie enthusiasts. I review the camera from a different perspective. Does the camera hold up to traditional photography use?

      See th...
    • Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 vs. Olympus 25mm f/1.8 Micro 4/3 lens - Duration: 5 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 143,025 views
      A tale of two do-it-all prime lenses. I weigh the pros and cons of both the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 and Olympus's 25mm f/1.8.

      More sample shots from each lens can be found in my Flickr albums:

      Olymp...
    • What is focal length? Camera lens focal lengths, in 5 minutes - Duration: 4 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 118,054 views
      Getting into photography is hard with all this jargon. Here's a quick explanation of camera lens focal lengths, and what they mean for your photography. Which lens should you get? Depends on the sh...
    • 4 tips for better photo composition - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 116,296 views
      Having the best camera gear doesn't guarantee you'll have the best photos. Great cameras can take bad photos if you don't put thought into your composition.

      In this video, I share four basic tips ...
    • Manual focus techniques for mirrorless cameras - Duration: 9 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 115,267 views
      Sometimes manual focus is a better option than autofocus. Sometimes it's the only option. I used to stink at focusing my lenses manually, but these techniques have changed things for the better.

      F...
    • Olympus 25mm f/1.8 lens review - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 80,215 views
      I often recommend the Olympus 25mm as a good first M43 lens. But why? This is why.

      See the lens on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1GMIwvt

      Follow me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/mrsallee
      Follow me o...
    • What's in my camera bag? Micro 4/3 edition - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 79,038 views
      A quick tour of the insides of my camera bag, including the camera and lenses I typically shoot with. You can see the photos that come from this setup by following me on Instagram.

      Follow me on In...
    • What's in my camera bag? 2016 update - Duration: 8 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 63,387 views
      I got into Micro 4/3 to keep my camera setup small and simple. Well I've made it smaller and simpler. For about a year now, I've been rolling with just three compact lenses (most of the time). And ...
    • Fujian 35mm lens, and adapting lenses to mirrorless cameras - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 56,602 views
      If you shoot mirrorless, this might be the best $30 you can spend: The Fujian 35mm f/1.7 is a C-mount lens made for security cameras, but easily adapted to Micro 4/3. I recommend it to everyone.

      B...
    • Adapted lenses for mirrorless cameras: Everything you need to know - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 48,071 views
      Adapting lenses to your mirrorless camera is a great way to get awesome glass for cheap...and experience photography in a new way. This video introduces the concept, explains why adapting lenses i...
    • Metabones Speed Booster review for Micro 4/3 - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 41,982 views
      Are you a fan of adapting lenses to crop sensor mirrorless cameras? You might want to sit down for this. The Metabones Speed Booster is the ultimate lens adapter that makes your adapted lenses even...
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