Archive For: Marlene Hielema

Skate photography: The 3 things I worry about the most
By Marlene Hielema
In this vlog I teach you the three things I worry about the most when shooting skateboarding photos. They are...
 
Photography. Just for fun.
By Marlene Hielema
Shooting entirely for fun with no one but yourself to please, creates a wonderful freedom. That’s what I’ve been consciously doing...
 
Mode dial: Which exposure mode should you use?
By Marlene Hielema
Your camera’s exposure mode dial is probably the most daunting of the controls on your camera — especially if you’re new...
 
Capture a photo from video
By Marlene Hielema
You can easily capture a photo from your video clips that were taken with any kind of camera, including your mirrorless camera, 4K camera, dSLR, GoPro, or your iPhone. The video here shows you how...
 
This $20 plastic X-Grip will help you take better action shots
By Marlene Hielema
When I started shooting skateboarding photos and videos I realized that the conventional way of looking through the...
 
Pre-processing is the new Raw
By Marlene Hielema
Technology improves and our way of working with our photography tools evolves. If it didn’t, we’d still be shooting with glass plates and view cameras. We’d be photo neanderthals...
 
What is 4K Photo?
By Marlene Hielema
So what’s the difference between 4K video and 4K photo? If you shoot video it’s recommend that you shoot at a shutter speed of 1/50s, 1/60s 1/100s or 1/125s. Using those...
 
4K: How to set up and use Lumix 4K Burst modes
By Marlene Hielema
How to set up and use the 4K Photo Burst, and the 4K Photo Burst Start-Stop modes of the Lumix GX8, Lumix G7 and Lumix FZ300 cameras...
 
4K: Lumix Pre Burst for action photos
By Marlene Hielema
You’ll learn how to use the Lumix 4K Photo Pre-Burst mode to set up, shoot and extract files from your 4K Photo action sequences...
 
4K Post Focus in Lumix Cameras
By Marlene Hielema
How to set up and use the Lumix Post Focus mode that is available in their 4K cameras. Post Focus lets you choose the exact focal point...
 
First Impressions of the Lumix GX8
By Marlene Hielema
I’ve been using the new 20MP Lumix GX8 since September. I’ve used it for outdoor action shots, and in the studio for product photography...
 
The Making of a Hybrid Portrait
By Marlene Hielema
A hybrid portrait is the combining of still photos and short video clips. The result is a short, concise video piece that can be shared...
 
How I got into the “woo woo” side of photography
By Marlene Hielema
Going from the technical and design side of photography, to the woo woo side was difficult for me. I always thought of photography as...
 
My Switch to Mirrorless – One Year Later
By Marlene Hielema
I bought a mirrorless camera. It felt like I jumped into the deep end of the pool. I had two choices, sink or swim. With the help of Will Crockett and...
 
Hybrid Photography
By Marlene Hielema
Hybrid photography is the combining of photos + video + audio. The resulting format is a video that is viewable on mobile devices, social media...
 
Creative Modes
By Marlene Hielema
Since my switch from DSLR to mirrorless, I’ve enjoyed playing with the built-in creative JPEG features of my LUMIX cameras.