Cool, Versatile, Remote controlled, Small LED

January 23, 2015 by Larry Becker No Comments
Rift Labs Kick

When I was at PhotoPlus at the end of 2014, I had a cool opportunity to check out a new, small, versatile, LED light that is remote controlled using an iOS app. It’s the Rift Labs KICK LED and I was able to do a little review video for B&H photo. Here’s the video from […]

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The Sony a7 II – World’s First Full Frame 5-Axis In-Body IS

January 21, 2015 by Larry Becker No Comments
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Sony is heralded for their mirrorless lineup and their latest full frame a7 II makes an incremental step beyond its predecessor, the a7. If you’re thinking about this new camera or want to find out what makes it different from the a7R or the a7S, check out my latest B&H review.

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An Amazing Light Panel

January 21, 2015 by Larry Becker No Comments
Flex-review

  I love being in the photography & video industry… going to shows… seeing cool people and great products when they’re about to be released. And then when things are brand new and hit the market, I get to review them. The frustrating thing for me was knowing about a ground-breaking flexible light panel that […]

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Add Wi-Fi or Expand Your Camera’s Wi-Fi Powers

October 5, 2014 by Larry Becker No Comments
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  Recently I had the opportunity to review a couple of devices that add Wi-Fi capabilities to major brand DSLR cameras. Even if those cameras already have built-in Wi-Fi, these add-ons add even more Wi-Fi capabilities and controls. Both of the devices I reviewed are around $300 but the Sanho Hyperdrive iUSBcameraPort device can also […]

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My 70D Review Was A “Game-Changer”

August 17, 2014 by Larry Becker No Comments
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It’s kinda crazy, but it appears I may very well have created the slogan for Canon’s impressive EOS 70D, APS-C DSLR. It’s no secret that I had access to a pre-release model of this camera as a part of my work reviewing it for B&H Photo of NY. I used the camera and wrote and […]

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Walking Video with No Prompter

July 15, 2014 by Larry Becker No Comments

.  Connecting with people is often a matter of talking to them without reading from a script. I did this video a few years ago and I can tell you, walking and talking in the midday sun, and working from a bullet list, and doing it all in a single take was easier for me […]

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