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Photo & Film Education At Your Fingertips

LENSPROTOGO BLOG

Photo & Film Education
At Your Fingertips

3 Reasons You'll Grow To Dislike Your Kit Lens

Digital SLR cameras have come a long way over the years. One thing that hasn’t, however, is the kit lenses that come with them.   What’s a "kit" lens? It's one of those 18mm-something, f/3.5-5.6...Read more

Use A Cup To Learn Off Camera Flash

Want to learn about lighting and off camera flash? This simple exercise is easy to setup and will really get your photo brain working. The best part is you won’t need anything but some basic...Read more

5 Secrets to Setting Up an Ikelite Housing

Taking your camera underwater for the first time is both exhilarating and terrifying. Did you assemble the housing correctly? How do I make sure it doesn’t fog up? How do I know if I’ve sprung a...Read more

4 Lenses You NEED To Try

With literally hundreds of lenses available to choose from, how do you even know where to start? Zoom lenses, wide angle, primes, tilt shift, and super telephoto are just a few of the categories...Read more

How I Edited 400 Wedding Photos In An Hour

The search for a faster workflow When my wife and I started shooting weddings in 2005 and using Lightroom in 2006, I was always looking for a way to improve our image editing workflow. With...Read more

Taking Holiday Photos With LED Christmas Lights

It's the holiday season and everyone's favorite photography background prop is Christmas lights. It used to be pretty easy to get these photos to come out perfect, but with the rise in popularity of...Read more

5 Ways to Improve Your Holiday Photos

There’s no better time than the holidays to capture photos of your friends and family! At LensProToGo, we took a look at some old family photos to see what it is about them we remember most. While...Read more

Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E: The Complete Review

  Out with the old and in with the new. Nikon has released their latest update to the 70-200 f/2.8. The older VR II (G-type) has been a cornerstone of many professional photographer’s bags, not...Read more

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The best way to organize bins in Adobe Premiere Pro

Organizing media within Premiere Pro can be a a daunting task. David, from Archaius Creative, shows us how they build a basic template using Bins that can be used on just about any type of...Read more

XEEN Cine Lenses

  At $2,500 bucks each, the Xeen cinema lenses are a steal compared to their Zeiss and Canon counterparts. Here’s just a quick rundown of the key features: $2,500 each to buy, ~$164 to rent for...Read more

How Renting Gear Can Limit Your Liability

It happened one day... we got a call from a new customer who said their church had been broken into and their gear, along with several other things, were stolen over night. They were headed into the...Read more

5 Tips To Prepare For A Mission Trip

You're serving communities around the world - let your own congregation see this work. You are traveling to another town, state or country to help make a difference. You may be traveling as a group...Read more

Renting Gear To Cover Church Events

Holidays undoubtedly have the largest gatherings. Do you ever wish that you could capture these celebrations to share with audiences near and far?  Covering special events usually present new...Read more

Stay Up To Date With Technology By Renting Gear

At the end of 2008, a camera, the Canon 5DMKII, was released and it forever changed how we use video on a monthly, if not weekly, or, for some people, daily basis. The camera that was $3,500 when...Read more

Lavs vs Shotgun Mics

Bad audio is the number one thing that doom the success of a video. Viewers will tolerate a bad image for far longer than sound that’s difficult or grating to listen to. This is why it’s imperative...Read more

Raise Production Value For Your Church

If you’re just starting out in video production, the cost up front to acquire the even a basic camera & lens setup can be cost-prohibitive. For instance, the retail cost of the gear in our basic...Read more

Two 3-Light Interview Lighting Setups

  If you’re tired of having stale, boring looking interviews, we’ll show you how to setup two different  3-point lighting setups. We’re going to use some awesome LED lights from Westcott...Read more

Renting Gear For You Church Can Be Affordable

Being in charge of a budget is never easy, but when it deals with purchasing camera equipment for media production, it can agonizing. Quality cameras, lenses, lighting, microphones, and support...Read more

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