David Hancock


I write and I photograph and that's pretty much enough. You can check out my photography website (linked below) or buy my novel (it's really good) for your Amazon Kindle.
  • 03:49 Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone Review Teaser

    Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone Review Teaser

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    The next Round Glass Review will be of the Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone. I'll be using it on my Moto X and will share the positive and negative aspects of this smartphone dd-on that the marketing materials depict as being simply amazing. This te

  • 04:08 Prevent Image Blur

    Prevent Image Blur

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    In this episode of Ask David I provide some quick and basic tips on prevent motion blur. We also look at what cuases it and how different lenses affect image blur. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://plus.

  • 02:09 How do I get Blurry Backgrounds

    How do I get Blurry Backgrounds

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    In this episode of Ask David, I talk about strategies for getting blurry backgrounds. There's more to it than simply a fast lens and you don't need (and probably don't want) and f/1.2, f/1.4, or other super-fast lens for this. The photos in this video wer

  • 06:41 Raw Workflow for Color Negative Digitized by DSLR

    Raw Workflow for Color Negative Digitized by DSLR

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    This video shares a workflow I've been trying to perfect for five year. Digitizing color negatives, especially old ones like the ones in these videos, can lead to difficult color recovery. The red base can make editing color negatives very difficult, too.

  • 05:03 Fix (Slight) Missed Focus with Photoshop High Pass Filter

    Fix (Slight) Missed Focus with Photoshop High Pass Filter

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    This quick Adobe Photoshop Tip shows how to use the High Pass filter and overlay layer transparency to sharpen portions of an image. This video focuses, specifically, or correcting parts of image where focused was missed very slightly. This trick can be a

  • 11:51 Raw Workflow for Film Photography

    Raw Workflow for Film Photography

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    I'm often asked about my raw editor workflow for film photography, and why it's better than using scanned jpegs. In a nutshell, there's far greater control over image detail and data recovery in the shadow and highlight areas. The level of control is akin

  • 03:59 Ask David: What is a Raw Photo?

    Ask David: What is a Raw Photo?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I answer the digital camera question I'm asked most often: What is a raw photo? Raw photos have a lot of advantages over jpeg images in terms of editing flexibility and workflow. This video touches on image recording options

  • 02:46 Ask David: I shot at the Wrong ISO.

    Ask David: I shot at the Wrong ISO.

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    In this episode of Ask David, I answer a question about shooting film at the wrong ISO. This happens all the time, there are lots of ways to correct it. Check below for a link to the Massive Development Chart and listen to the video for a guide on how to

  • 02:07 Ask David: What is Program (P) Mode?

    Ask David: What is Program (P) Mode?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I explain what shutter-priority (SV or S) mode is and explain how it controls camera settings. This is part of a four-part series on each of the camera shooting modes. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ F

  • 01:16 10,000 Subscribers!

    10,000 Subscribers!

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    We hit 10,000 subscribers this week. Until the end of February, leave a comment and at the end of the month I'll draw some names from a hat. We have five commemorative stickers to give away to anyone in the world who would like one, so leave a comment!

  • 03:01 Ask David: What is Shutter-priority (SV) Mode?

    Ask David: What is Shutter-priority (SV) Mode?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I explain what shutter-priority (SV or S) mode is and explain how it controls camera settings. This is part of a four-part series on each of the camera shooting modes. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ F

  • 01:32 Ask David: What is Aperture-priority (AV) Mode?

    Ask David: What is Aperture-priority (AV) Mode?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I explain what aperture-priority (AV or A) mode is and explain how it controls camera settings. This is part of a four-part series on each of the camera shooting modes. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/

  • 02:43 Ask David: What is Manual (M) Mode?

    Ask David: What is Manual (M) Mode?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I explain what full manual mode is and how it's used. This also kicks off a four-part series where we'll discuss each of the shooting modes used in still image cameras. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/

  • 03:32 Ask David: What is a Shutter Speed?

    Ask David: What is a Shutter Speed?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I answer a question about shutter speeds. We look at how to use them creatively and I also explain what, physically, a shutter speed is. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://pl

  • 08:52 Pentax 645 NII Video Manual 3 of 3

    Pentax 645 NII Video Manual 3 of 3

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    Pentax's last medium-format film camera, the 645 NII, was an incremental upgrade from the N. The NII is highly sought after for the MLU function as well as its meter, shutter accuracy, ability to keep film moving quickly and flat through the body, and ove

  • 13:27 Pentax 645 NII Video Manual 1 of 3

    Pentax 645 NII Video Manual 1 of 3

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    Pentax's last medium-format film camera, the 645 NII, was an incremental upgrade from the N. The NII is highly sought after for the MLU function as well as its meter, shutter accuracy, ability to keep film moving quickly and flat through the body, and ove

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