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Mike Kobal

September 17, 2014

A few thoughts on Sony’s lens announcements at Photokina 2014

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Lets take a closer look at Sony’s lens announcements and what it means to photographers, videographers and phodeographer’s
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September 14, 2014

Street shot of the day: backside panorama

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Shot with the Sony A7s and the fantastic Zeiss FE 35mm at f9, s1/2000, ISO 2000!!!
Love shooting with this combination in harsh lighting conditions, pre-focused, silent mode, high shutter speed, small aperture and it still looks like ISO 400 :)
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September 12, 2014

Stephanie Shiu: shot with the Panasonic GH4: field report

Stephanie Shiu: On the hour: from Mike Kobal on Vimeo.

We talked about this shoot for weeks, scheduled, rescheduled and rescheduled again. A last minute booking or weather issues, too many reasons to list and I am sure many of you know how frustrating it can be to get everyone together on the same day.
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September 11, 2014

Street shot of the day: high knees

For some reason I love this shot :) Panasonic GH4 with the 14mm 2.5 pancake lens, you can find this lens at a bargain price on ebay, my favorite walk around combo this summer.

September 5, 2014

The last day of summer: Yanina (NSFW)

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shot with the Sony A7s, Zeiss FE 24-70mm, wide open at ISO 4000

Shooting at the beach in NY isn’t quite the same as in California, Miami or the Caribbean. There is a reason why photo crews choose to travel
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