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DJI Mavic 2 Pro vs Mavic Air 2 Camera Comparison

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Trying to decide whether to get a DJI Mavic 2 Pro or a Mavic Air 2? There are many factors to consider which drone to purchase. Whether you are looking for a new hobby or want to get into aerial photography, I’m going to help you decide which drone to buy. The Mavic line of drones is known for their portability and decent cameras. They are fun to fly and have decent battery life. Both drones have a “Fly More Kit” available which provides extra batteries, a charging hub, and a bag to carry everything in. Though the drones look similar and are close in size, there are differences between the two. Before we get into the differences, let’s dive into what each drone is good at. Drone Links & Pricing: DJI Mavic 2 Pro – Amazon DJI Mavic Air 2 – Amazon Don’t feel like reading? Watch the YouTube video! Image examples are also included below. The YouTube video also includes video examples from both drones. DJI Mavic 2 Pro The Mavic 2 Pro comes with an improved camera sensor and lens package from Hasselblad, who DJI had recently purchased and now owns. The 20MP 1-inch sensor offers excellent dynamic range and captures pretty sharp images from edge to edge depending on the distance to the subject. The Mavic 2 Pro camera allows for manual adjustment of the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. I like to compare this camera to the Sony RX100 line of cameras, a high end point and shoot camera. You can …

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What Happened to Ditch Auto?

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If you are reading this, you may be wondering what happened to Ditch Auto and what Gear & Light is. I recently uploaded my first video in months to the new Gear & Light YouTube channel outlining why I made the change and what it means moving forward. You can either watch that video or read on for a short explanation. Ditch Auto was originally the name of a video course I created to help people get out of auto mode on their camera by learning to use manual mode. Manual Mode gives you much more creative control over your camera, and it is how you unlock your camera’s true potential. The Ditch Auto name works perfectly for the course. After launching the course, I created the Ditch Auto website and YouTube channel, where I started posting tutorials, gear reviews, and occasionally discussed some photography news. The Ditch Auto name always required explaining when someone came along that had not heard of the course. The Ditch Auto name also didn’t make much sense when I was reviewing and comparing camera gear. What I talk about is Gear & Light, hence the name. My more popular videos discuss cameras, lenses, and other equipment. Some of those videos are reviews, some are comparisons, and others are tutorials. These videos discuss some aspects of light, whether it be how well a camera performs in low light or how to light a subject. After years of not coming up with anything worth changing Ditch Auto’s name, Gear & Light popped …

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How to Film Yourself – Camera, Lighting & Audio Tips

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How to film yourself with a smartphone, Handycam, or professional mirrorless camera setup. Many are working from home and rethinking how they communicate with others. I put together this introductory tutorial to show how you can produce good quality video with your smartphone, a reasonably priced Handycam style camera, or a more professional setup like what I use. iPhone 11 Pro Max: https://jerad.link/iphone11proSony FDR-AX43: https://jerad.link/fdrax43Sony a6600 Kit: https://jerad.link/a6600kitRode VideoMic NTG: https://jerad.link/videomicntgDeity V-Mic D3: https://jerad.link/deityd3 Check out my video production setup here: https://jerad.link/videoproductionkit

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Top 12 Settings to Change on the Sony RX100 VII

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Today we’re going to talk about the top settings that I change on my RX100 Mark VII. I just got it in and this is what I do when I get a camera. I change some settings. It’s a fun day when you get a new camera. I’m actually excited about this little camera. Even though I have the previous version of it, I think that there are some things that I’m really going to like, like the zero blackout on the display being able to shoot images fast, I’m just excited to be able to get to spend some time with the camera and bring back my thoughts and share them with all of you. So make sure to click the subscribe button on the channel because I will be putting out some content on this little camera soon.  Product Links:Sony RX100 VII Camera: http://jerad.link/rx100viiCamera Cage for Protection: http://jerad.link/rx100viicageSD Cards I Use: http://jer.fyi/64gbprosdcardSmall Camera Bag fits camera with or without the cage: http://jerad.link/lowepronewport30 Before we get started, the first thing that you’re going to want to do, is set the date and time and the appropriate time zone for your camera. Because if you don’t do this, you’re going to end up having issues with those photos when you go and upload them to services like Google Photos. It’s not going to have your photos organized or situated very well and it’s just going to be frustrating. So for me, I go ahead and customize all of this stuff so I don’t have to deal …

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My First Shots with the Nikon Z6

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Today I wanted to show you my first shots and talk a little bit about the Nikon Z6. This is a mirrorless camera from Nikon. There are two versions, there’s the higher end Z7 and this is the Z6. This is the competitor, I guess you would say with the Sony a7 III and then maybe the Z7 would be the competitor of the a7R III. I was super excited about trying out this camera because when I was at NAB, I stopped by the Nikon booth and they had a bunch of them on display and I’d been maybe a little intrigued from the beginning because Nikon just kind of jumped in and started making mirrorless cameras where Canon kind of dabbled in it a little bit, had some failures and then kind of got serious about it. Nikon Z6 with 24-70mm f/4: http://jerad.link/nikonz6kitNikon Z6 Body Only: http://jerad.link/nikonz664 GB XQD Card: http://jerad.link/xqd64gb So I was really interested to see the camera. I spent a few minutes with it and was just really impressed with how it was performing with Nikon DSLR style lenses adapted to it, the autofocus with super snappy. That was one of the reasons why when I switched to Sony, I got rid of all my Canon glass because even with the adapters, it still was just a slow process. I mean, yeah, I was putting Canon glass on a Sony and this is Nikon, like older Nikon glass on newer Nikon icon system. So something could be said for that. But …