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Mike Kobal

October 7, 2014

When you don’t need to worry about high ISO settings. Shooting with Sony A7s, the most underhyped camera of 2014


shot with the Sony A7s and the Pentax SMC 135mm f2.5 wide open at ISO 200

After a fantastic photo session with incredibly talented Viola we had an idea for a quick video
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October 4, 2014

A closer look at bokeh-licous short tele lenses that will help you get over the Otus blues


Sony A7r with the Takumar mk2 135mm f2.5

Don’t despair my friends, you have a few options left to create great images without
remortgaging your home
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September 3, 2014

Model Alliance 2015 Calendar: “Glamour” Portraits shot with the A7s and the A7r: field report


I am back :)
and I am honored to be part of this project, the Model Alliance 2015 Calendar, celebrating Diversity and Women Empowerment
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July 6, 2014

Studio visit: Raymond Verdaguer: a video portrait, shot with the Panasonic GH4


La peur de l’insignifiance / The fear of insignificance – linogravure / linoleum cut ©2014 Raymond Verdaguer

Raymond Verdaguer’s linocuts act like traps for the viewer. Being drawn in by seemingly innocent lines of beauty on closer inspection one realizes the meaning of its content and at that point it is too late, the artist delivered his message like a cut from a concealed knife during a fist fight. Raymond was kind enough to allow us invade his studio
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June 5, 2014

Panasonic GH4: the 4K experience: field report

I received my GH4 weeks ago but didn’t get a chance to shoot video until this past weekend. There are plenty of good reviews out there and by now everybody knows the GH4 is every bit as exciting as the 5DmkII was back in 2008.
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