Quick Tips

Better Backup

Fault Tolerance: At its simplest, you treat two physical disks as one, with one being a live copy of the other one. If the primary fails, the second kicks in and things work as they always did except you get an error that a disk has died. It’s easy to do, but as each disk is a replica of the other, it’s not particularly inexpensive.

Off Camera Flash

You will need five basic pieces to get started with off-camera flash. Unsurprisingly, one of those pieces is the off-camera flash itself. Then you will need a light stand, a tilting umbrella bracket, a basic umbrella and a sandbag. Let’s look at each of these pieces individually.

Video Basics - Shooting Video with a DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

Manufacturers make a big deal about having video support in their newer DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras, but the uptake remains pretty low. Many folks use action cameras and smartphones for video regularly because they are incredibly easy to use. Let’s take a look at how to get started shooting video with your camera instead; you’ll be happier with the quality and surprised at how easy it is.