Letters to the Editor: Questions on Flashes

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Happy Friday everyone!

It’s time for another edition of Letters to the Editor. Be sure to get yours in by following the directions above. Also be sure to support our Kickstarter.

Today’s letter asks a question about flashes and lenses; you probably have the same one. So let’s get right into it!

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Letters to The Editor: What Camera?

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

In today’s Letters to the Editor, we’re answering two questions about cameras. One comes from Steve who wants to recapture the affinity for photography that he had when he shot film. The other comes from Farlin who uses Olympus cameras, isn’t a pro and wants to figure out what to upgrade to.

Be sure to send in your letters to the Editor and also PLEASE DONATE TO OUR KICKSTARTER.

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Letters to the Editor: A Lens for Still Life and Nature Photos

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

In today’s letter, a reader that I’ve helped before looks for a specific lens for nature photography. No, today’s sponsored post by Zeiss isn’t a coincidence, he genuinely was thinking about getting one for the type of stuff he does and the quality that he wants.

As always, be sure to send in your letters for me to answer! And also be sure to check out our Kickstarter!

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Letters to the Editor: Questions on Camera Bags and Straps

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Hey folks,

Today’s questions are all about camera bags and camera straps. Some of you may sit here and moan about them because you don’t care, but in fact a lot of people care. In fact, I needed to create an entire post rounding up a bunch of the most asked about products. At least a couple of emails each day are dedicated to straps or camera bags used in product images.

With that said, here are the letters and our responses. And don’t be shy, ask us anything. Click the link below and you’ll be able to send a letter to the editor.


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Letters to the Editor: Problems with an Older Camera

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

You guys, this is the last edition of Letters to the Editor because I’ve decided to become a professional pizza photographer: travelling all around the United States to take pictures of the beautiful food in hopes that when I start a blog about it that someone like PaPa John’s or Dominos will buy me out.

I’m kidding; I’m just hungry!

Today’s Letter comes from Emmanuel, who is having a problem with his Nikon DSLR. In fact, it seems to really be having some big problems.

Also, super big important announcement: I tend to get an overwhelming amount of email, but if you want your letter shared here in this weekly column, I NEED your permission to do so by asking you to simply follow the directions up above. Thanks!

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Letters to the Editor: Problems with a Camera’s Autofocus

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Canon 35mm f1.4 L II review product images (2 of 7)ISO 2001-125 sec at f - 2.8

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Hey folks!

We’re back with another edition of Letters to the Editor. This week’s question comes from Juli who has a problem with the autofocus performance with her camera. Now as many of the more advanced shooters know, this can be affected by a whole number of issues but nailing down the one in particular can be tough.

Here’s Juli’s letter.

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Letters to the Editor: A Sony a7 Kit lens Upgrade

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Happy Friday everyone,

Letters to the Editor is continuing its Friday publishing schedule today with a letter asking about a specific lens upgrade for the Sony a7. Many of you are Sony users, so I’m sure that this question at one point or another will help you out too.

Just a quick note: I try to answer every email I can, but a lot of times I just can’t. I already pull 80 hour weeks and if my time was spent doing that all the time, then there would be no time to develop content for the site in a streamlined way. At six years in as a business though, I’m positive that most of you understand that. Some folks though, don’t. I’m not special, you’re not special, we’re all human beings.

If you’ve got a question, be sure to send it this way to be featured in a Letters to the Editor piece.

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Letters to the Editor: What’s the Best Photography Community?

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Photojojo Iris Lens review product images (2 of 8)ISO 2001-60 sec at f - 2.8

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Hey everyone, Letters to the Editor is back! My apologies for the delay; I was busy with media press trips, catching up on work, etc. But enough about me. Just remember that when you send questions, please send it with the Letters to the Editor subject line so that I know that I have your permission to share it in one of these posts.

Today’s question comes from Michael, who is asking about the best social media platform for a growing photographer. It’s a question that you all ask very often.

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Letters to the Editor: A Question on Film

Cinestill photo

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Hey folks!

I’m back with another edition of Letters to the Editor. This week, Oriol asks about film choices in an annoying situation for him while Stuart is facing a crisis of whether to go with Sony or Fujifilm on top of problems with finding magic in photography.

Just remember, send your letters in and I’ll do my best to answer them every Friday.

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Letters to the Editor: Questions on Cameras and Lenses

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm 35mm f2 WR product images first impressions (2 of 9)ISO 4001-125 sec at f - 2.8

Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting questions or questions that come in often. Have a question? Send it to chrisgampat[at]thephoblographer[dot]com with subject: Letter to the Editor: (Your name here).

Today, I’m starting a brand new series on the site that I hope th publish every Friday. In an ode to old school Letters to the Editor that you would find in magazines years ago, I’m publishing (with permission) two letters in particular that I’ve felt readers would find very interesting. Combined with the site’s ability for comments, you can even add your own input here.

Today’s letters are about using an 85mm f1.2 and whether or not the Fujifilm X Pro 1 is a camera well worth it. But feel free to ask more than just gear questions. Business, social media, and anything photography related I’ll try to answer.

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