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MAARTECH | Sunday September 15, 2019

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Maarten

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Posts By Maarten

No LUT film school

January 5, 2018 |

I’m baffled by those who would buy LUTs, when creating your own looks and grades is so easy. Let me eliminate the mystery of LUTs by showing you how to create your own custom grade.

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Better Audio for your videos

December 28, 2017 |

I do my best to provide good quality audio recordings for my videos. Here are some of the ways I do that, demonstrated with some of the products I use.

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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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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

Taking it to the street with the Fuji X-E3

October 4, 2017 | | 2 Comments

When Fujifilm Canada offered to lend me an X-E3 just prior to its launch, of course I said yes. And I immediately took it to downtown Toronto for a walk. I’m not sure why Fuji cameras inspire me to shoot … 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

Panasonic GH5 hands on review

June 22, 2017 |

My loan of the Panasonic GH5 coincided with our Viking Rhine Getaway. I’d been anxiously awaiting this since we heard about the camera last December at a Panasonic preview. This review is posted in the Cinema 4K resolution.

 

 

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What’s it like to cruise the Rhine on Viking?

June 15, 2017 | | 2 Comments

I contacted Viking last fall to suggest I would be interested in participating in a cruise in order to create a video review of the cruise, and of a camera while on the cruise. After some negotiation, in May we … 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