Dan Havlik

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 28, 2019  |  1 comments

Classic digital camera expert Mattias Burling does a great job on his YouTube channel of spotlighting slightly older cameras that are still worth buying today. In his latest video, he takes a look at a mirrorless model that might have been ahead of its time: the Olympus Pen E-P1 from 2009.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 24, 2019  |  0 comments

It’s one of those debates photographers will probably have for eternity: is it better to shoot using only natural light or with strobe lighting? Of course, there’s no right answer but it’s always fun to put both types of lighting to the test.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 21, 2019  |  0 comments

Shutterbug was at Sony’s USA headquarters in San Diego, CA last week for the launch of the A6400 mirrorless camera, which features a 24.2MP APS-C Exmor image sensor and Sony’s latest BIONZ X image processor. Sony claims that the A6400, which is designed for photo enthusiasts and those moving up from smartphone cameras, has “the world’s fastest autofocus” at 0.02 seconds for AF acquisition.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 18, 2019  |  0 comments

Are you experiencing the winter photography doldrums? You know what we’re talking about: it’s freezing outside; the light, when there is light, is challenging; and there just doesn’t seem to be much to shoot.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 04, 2019  |  0 comments

In the below tutorial titled “5 Mistakes Photographers Make When They Begin Video (I made those)”, Lambert covers all the basics including how to set the white balance in video, what shutter speed to use, what frame rate to pick, and more.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 24, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s real and it’s coming. That’s the message we got from a new video showing the much-anticipated Zeiss ZX1 full frame compact camera being tested by a professional photographer during a street shoot.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 18, 2018  |  0 comments

What are the best camera settings for shooting boudoir photos? If anyone has some great advice on that subject, it’s boudoir pro Michael Sasser who answers the question in the below video titled, you guessed it: “The Best Camera Settings for Boudoir Photography.”

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 14, 2018  |  0 comments

Maybe you saw the video we posted yesterday showing a pod of curious orcas (aka killer whales) following a lone swimmer off the coast of New Zealand. The amazing aerial video, which was shot by Dylan Brayshaw using a drone, quickly went viral and now Brayshaw has posted another video (embedded below) where he explains the backstory on the clip.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Now this is really beautiful if more than a bit heart-stopping. In the incredible video below shot from above by a drone off the coast of New Zealand, you can see a group of orcas (aka killer whales) closely follow a lone swimmer near to shore.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 07, 2018  |  0 comments

They are three of the most talked about full frame mirrorless cameras on the market right now: the 30.3MP Canon EOS R, the 45.6MP Nikon Z7 and the 42.4MP Sony A7R III. Which one is the best of this power trio?

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