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MAARTECH | Monday December 18, 2017

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New Media, Tech and Maarten

Nikon D500 Best Video Settings

December 7, 2017 |

Although I reviewed the Nikon D500 last year, when I borrowed it a few weeks ago for a YouTube shoot, I thought it was time I covered the video settings.

Behind the scenes

Camera and lighting by Sonam Tashi.

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The Postcard Episode

November 30, 2017 |

It’s been five years since I started posting videos on the Maartech channel. To celebrate, YouTube set up the Toronto studio to look like a subway. I invited some friends to drop by with tips. And I explain how to … Read More

Insta360 One Everything you need to know demonstrated

November 24, 2017 |

There’s a lot of attention paid to 360 – including by YouTube who is encouraging Creators to embrace this new capability. As I thought about the potential, I wasn’t sure. Then Insta360 offered to send me a 360 camera …

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Sony RX10 IV review

November 17, 2017 | | 2 Comments

For the RX10 IV, I reached out to B&H Photo, who were happy to lend me one as part of their affiliate program. That gave me a little more time to fully appreciate and try to features.

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Camera terms, explained

October 5, 2017 | | 4 Comments

From time to time, someone says to me that my videos are not in English. Here’s a start to building a vocabulary to understand what photographers are saying.

Behind the scenes:

This video was shot in the YouTube Space … Read More

Sony A9 at the races

June 29, 2017 |

Sony Canada regularly hosts Meetup events, sometimes for very small groups. I was lucky enough to be accepted for a meetup at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto to try out the burst speed and fast focussing of the new Sony A9 … Read More

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II detailed hands on review

June 8, 2017 |

I finally managed to get a loan of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – a camera which really needs a much simpler name. And it arrived in time to join us on our Viking Rhine Getaway. This review is … Read More

Canon M5 detailed hands on review

April 20, 2017 | | 2 Comments

This is the first Canon M series camera I’ve reviewed, and I’ll admit to being totally confused by Canon’s naming/numbering system. In spite of the M6 and M10, the M5 is both the most … Read More

Fuji X-T20 Review

March 23, 2017 | | 4 Comments

Of the three cameras in Fujifilm’s January announcement, I was most interested to review the X-T20. Partly because I’d liked the X-T10, partly because I loved the X-T2, partly because it supported 4K video. … Read More

E-mount lens adapters

March 16, 2017 | | 2 Comments

In addition to my own interest, several viewers have asked about adapters to use older lenses on Sony e-mount cameras. I asked B&H if I could borrow a couple, and also asked Sony for their a-mount to e-mount adapter.

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