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By Noah Bershatsky | A nerdy blog about photography. Reviews, tips, and tutorials.

OBS vs XSplit Broadcaster

OBS is a free program used for screencasting and recording of tutorials, vlogs, podcasts, etc. It works, but it’s got issues and the audio and video …

Podcasting

First Real World Test of the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 and Rode VideoMic Pro Plus shot on the Sony a6500.

Uncle Anthony is visiting this week, and we celebrated his 31st birthday last night. This was the first time I really I had a chance to shoot some …

Sony Alpha

Photolemur 2.2 Spectre Video Review

Post processing is my least favorite part of photography. It’s time consuming, takes a lot of time, and did I mention how long it takes? Quite often …

Tutorials

Milton Santa Sleigh – Merry Christmas

Christmas

Zoom H4N Pro Built in Mics vs Audio-Technica BPHS1 Comparison

I bought the Zoom H4N Pro to record audio from the Audio-Technica BPHS1 connected directly to it. Still, I thought it would be neat to compare it …

Neat

OBS 20.1.3 Setup Tutorial with Webcam Audio Delay Fix

Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is the de facto standard for streaming and recording tutorials for the web. It’s free, it’s powerful, and it’s a …

Tutorials

The 2017 Northwest Chocolate Festival

This past weekend was the annual NW Chocolate Festival. It’s a wonderful event and the best place to go and “try before you buy” chocolate. Honestly, …

Dessert

Can you use your Leica M camera and lenses in the rain and near the beach?

This question is one that I’ve been pondering as we enter the rainy season here in the Puget Sound and as I plan for an upcoming trip to Maui. If you …

Cameras

Had I Remembered, I Would Have Brought My Camera.

Normally, Vanessa takes Anya to ballet and I’m getting ready to head off to karate. However, today was Anya’s birthday, and so I was going to take …

Cameras

The best blog theme developer!

If you’re a blogger / photographer like me, you’d rather focus on your writing and photos than coding. I’ve tried a few themes — both free and paid. …

Writing

My Leica 75mm f/2 Summicron ASPH arrived – Thanks Ken Hansen (review)!

I’ve been looking for a good deal on one of these and ended up getting my used copy from Ken Hansen out of New York. Steve Huff Photo has recommended …

Cameras

A Terrible Choice — 2017 Microsoft Surface Pro Review

PCs and their inner workings are nothing new to me. Many a time, I’ve assembled my own machines, overclocked them, and maintained them. However, I’ve …

Laptops

Lens Authority and Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux review.

The Leica bug strikes again! This time, I needed a fast 50mm to complete my kit. There’s a lot of choices for the M mount in regards to a 50mm focal …

Cameras

Leica M (Typ 262) and Zeiss Distagon T* 35mm f/1.4 ZM Review

<b>WARNING — ARTICLE INCLUDES CAT PHOTOS!</b>Why am I writing about the Leica M262 in May of 2017 when the M10 is out? Well, it’s because of the M10’s lack …

Cameras

Leica M 240 Review — My second Leica in less than a month.

Previously, I purchased and returned a Leica M8 (article here). I concluded that I needed to spend more money and get a newer model Leica M camera. …

Cameras

My first Leica M camera — a Leica M8

There’s a lot of superfluous flatulence nonsense out there regarding Leica cameras, who buys them, what and how you are “supposed” to shoot with …

Cameras

Budget Camera Review — $155 Olympus E-P3 and 17mm f/1.8

$155? Yup. How? Craigslist of course! I’m always on the hunt for a good deal with regards to photography gear. Once or twice a year, I get a good …

Cameras

How to fix your iPhone charging port and headphone port

My iPhone would intermittently start and stop charging and so I went to the Apple Store to have my iPhone fixed or replaced under AppleCare. The …

Apple Store

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Raw Conversions in Capture One 10 and 4K Video

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we seldom get snow. When we do, even if it’s really wet and slushy, people get all giddy about playing in it. However, …

Cameras