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After almost ten years of using a Canon DSLR for studio portraits, I switched to the Fujifilm X-series for my professional work. Most aspects of studio sessions are the same (lighting, etc.), but there are a few camera settings that need to be in place when you’re working with studio lighting after you make the…

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I’m not the first to write about why I’ve switched from Canon’s SLR system to Fujifilm’s X-series cameras (see also Mykii and Ivan, among others), but I wanted to share some thoughts for folks who are contemplating such an evolution (or more generally contemplating a move from Canon/Nikon to mirrorless, or getting started with photography). My story…

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  • Markus MüllerJuly 28, 2016 - 10:41

    Don’t invest in gear, invest in books how to make a good portrait. A good photograph can do better with a Canon from 2005

  • kevinJuly 28, 2016 - 14:49

    I agree with you, Markus. Technique trumps gear every time.

I recently tasked myself with creating dancer trading cards for The Studio’s spring recitals. This involved producing 2.5″ x 3.5″ (baseball card-sized) cards of over 700 dance portraits. First I needed media. I ordered some 2.5″ x 3.5″ artist cards, but found that none of my printers could print on media that small (and those…

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