Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually shoot a feature length motion picture using only a Sony mirrorless body?  Wonder no more, The movie is called Three Days In August! This first feature film shot exclusively in 4K on a Sony Alpha mirrorless camera premiered on the big screen April 19th, 2016 at the […]

Once again, the first hints of Spring in the air, the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International show, WPPI 2016, beckons me to Las Vegas.  This conference is one of my annual favorites.  I love the focus on up close and personal education, the intimate setting of the MGM Grand Ballroom & Conference Center, and having […]

The Sony A7R II introduction at Samy’s Camera in Los Angeles, California on August 22, 2015 was a couple of weeks after the A7R II introduction launch held in New York City on August 5th.  From what I saw of the postings, Brian Smith did his usual exemplary job of sharing what he knew about the […]

I’ve got a small secret to tell, but I don’t want to offend anybody when I disclose it.  I go to several trade shows every year to keep up on the latest gear and software upgrades.  It gives me a chance to also catchup with old friends and view some of the best creative work on […]

Using Sony Wi-Fi with PlayMemories, PicTapGo, & Instagram – How to Use Wi-FI on your Sony Mirrorless camera in conjunction with the Sony PlayMemories app,  PicTapGo and Instagram on the iPhone by Paul F. Gero |  paulfgero.com Member, Sony Artisans of Imagery Program One of the great things about Sony mirrorless cameras like the a7II, the […]

A7II Hands On Review Video Introduction by Paul Gero, Sony Artisans of Imagery Program from Paul Gero on Vimeo. Ladera Ranch wedding and portrait photographer Paul Gero is no stranger to the regular readers of TheCameraForum.  Paul has appeared in several of our stories, the latest of which we got to enjoy seeing Paul open […]

Unboxing The A7II from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. There is always excitement and great anticipation when a new camera body is released, especially one with revolutionary features like 5-axis image stabilization, XAVC-S Codec, and S-Log2 from ISO 1600 up.  To differentiate it in my mind, I have started calling the new Sony A7II “The Deuce.”  Paul gets […]

Essentially an a6000 guts packed down into a less expensive body, without an EVF but with a better rear screen that Sony has made a touchscreen.  Video features have also been beefed up a bit on paper.  This would make an excellent B roll camera, or a second camera in a multi-cam setup given the […]

I had never been to WPPI, the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International show in Las Vegas,  so when Paul Gero told me he was going I made an on the spot decision to join him.  The Sunday afternoon drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes a bit over four hours at a legal and […]

Pay Particular Attention II from TheCameraForum on Vimeo.This video is about Paying Particular Attention to what goes on behind the scenes, where the real dealing takes place.  [Pay Particular Attention Song and Video ©2013 Suzanne Birrell as performed by Cats With Class: Victor Arno on Drums; Suzanne Birrell on Bass & Vocals; Evan Hauser on […]

In addition to improvements in just about every area, Fujifilm has also brought some interesting new features to the X-E2.  What’s the coolest?  To me, one has to be the new Digital Split Image™ for interchangeable lens cameras. Split image focusing was originally used in manual focus SLR film cameras and the Leica Rangefinders of […]

Looking For Lenses from TheCameraForum on Vimeo.   There is something to be said for the hand feel of a good pro grade DSLR.  Strong.  Heavy.  Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and still pull off ten frames a second without breaking a sweat.  Confidence is built into this equipment, the confidence […]