Micro Four Thirds Camera & Lens Pairing Guide

As we have seen recently, using micro four thirds cameras can yield some beautiful results. But knowing which lenses can be paired these handy little cameras can be tricky. That’s why we’ve created this useful infographic. Now, pairing your micro four thirds camera with a non-proprietary lens is easy. As you can see, using the … Read more

Wedding Photography Gear For Any Budget: Canon Edition

Wedding photography presents a unique challenge for any photographer. With a mix of indoor, outdoor, still life, and event photography, it can be difficult to choose the right combination of wedding gear. Follow our gear recommendations below to make your next wedding shoot a breeze. We’ve separated the gear by price point to make it … Read more

How To Get Dramatic Interview Lighting with the Kino Flo Foto Flo 400

Great lighting makes all the difference when shooting an interview. The Kino Flo Interview Select 3 Fluorescent Light Kit and Kino Flo Foto Flo 400 can help you achieve a sleek look at your next shoot. You can follow this lighting set up guide to recreate our dramatic lighting effect. To achieve this professional look, you … Read more

Precision Balance with The Vinten Vision 8 Tripod

Have you ever looked at the back of your tripod and noticed a knob on your fluid head? This is the variable balance knob, its main function is to precisely balance your camera or lens at all angles. In this video we use the Canon 5D Mark IV, with the Canon 600mm f4/L IS II … Read more

Automatic Fluid Panning: Kessler Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly, Parallax, & ElektraDRIVE

Kessler Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly, Kessler Parallax, Kessler ElektraDRIVE

Today, we’ll be going over the setup of the Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly from Kessler, the Kessler Parallax, and the Kessler ElektraDRIVE bundle. Please note, the pocket dolly can be used solo or in conjunction with the parallax and elektraDRIVE. Kessler Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly The slider comes with all-terrain outrigger feet, a flat mount … Read more

A Dramatic Look with the Profoto Acute 2R Pro Pack

Getting the dramatic look for your portrait sessions have never been more easier than with the Profoto Acute 2R 1200W/S 2 Head Pro Pack we have in stock at The LensPal. Before we begin, we would just like to point out that this is a technique we used and by no means do we think … Read more

Using the DJI Assistant App Part 3

DJI Assistant App

In this final part from a 3 part tutorial on setting up the DJI Ronin M, we’ll begin to talk about using the DJI Assistant App to configure some features of the Ronin M. Now that the Ronin M is setup and well balanced, we are going to go to our final step of configuring … Read more

Balancing The Ronin M Part 2

Balancing DJI Ronin M

‘In our last article we spoke about assembling the DJI Ronin M. This time we will go over balancing the Ronin with a camera attached to the gimbal. When attaching a camera to the Ronin M, you must take into account that the gimbal can only support up to 8 lbs of total weight. This … Read more

Assembling The DJI Ronin M Part 1

DJI Ronin M

We get asked sometimes by our customers how to setup the DJI Ronin M, so we made this 3 part video tutorial that explains the parts, setup, and also the DJI Assistant app. We’ve come to learn that a few of our customers have actually felt intimidated by the Ronin M and setting it up … Read more

3 Steps To Achieving Gorgeous Bokeh

The LensPal Gorgeous Bokeh

A sharply-focused subject with a dreamy-blurred background, it’s a stellar combination that we at The LensPal receive questions about constantly! Here are three things to keep in mind when achieving gorgeous bokeh: Keep your focal length high: Lenses that are 50MM or wider can achieve this effect with a fast aperture, but in general the … Read more