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Marco Larousse (founder, producer and show host)
Scott Bourne (founder and show host)

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Jun 14, 2018

How far have mirrorless cameras come and where is a DSLR still the right camera for the job is what Marco Larousse and Bill Wadman discuss on episode #15 of the “We Shoot Mirrorless” podcast for June 2018.


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Here are some of the cameras that Marco and Bill talk about on this episode:


Bill currently uses the Pentax 645Z, a medium format SLR.



Marco talked about these Fuji cameras:



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Marco talked about these Panasonic cameras:

Lumix DC-G9


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Lumix DC-GX9


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Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f2.8-4 ASPH. Power O.I.S. Lens


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Mirrorless question of the month:

Hi Scott and Marco, This question is for Marco as he is shooting mainly with Fuji right now. I’ve bought a Godox studio flash that I use with my Fuji X-T2. I want to make use of the hi-speed flash sync in order to cancel out most of the ambient light in locations where I can’t control the ambient light too well. My problem is that once I set my camera manually to 1/8000s at ISO 200, the EVF gives me the direct representation of this setting and makes the whole frame dark. The flash does have a modeling light but it’s way too dim to light the model properly for me to compose and focus through the EVF. I have been using a handheld  LED flashlight to overcome this, but it’s annoying for me and the model. Is there a better way to do this or is this a drawback of Fuji or mirrorless cameras in general? Love all of the different the PPN shows!

Question by: Garrett from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.


  • We have a PPN Photo Podcast Network group at Flickr (click link) that is open to our listeners and photos taken with all mirrorless camera brands. If you want to join just let us know through the "request invitation" button on the group and drop us a quick line there. We'll add you to the group then. And please ask for the invite via the web browser and not via the Flickr App. The invite process via the app has not been working reliably. You can also submit an image using the Instagram hashtag #WeShootMirrorless



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About this show:

On the monthly #WeShootMirrorless episode of the “PPN - Photo Podcast Network” show, Marco and a guest will discuss news from the mirrorless camera world related to innovations, trends, gear, and accessories. And they will introduce mirrorless camera brands by interviewing the respective managers of those manufacturers. They will also invite pro photographers who make their living working with mirrorless cameras to share some tips and tricks about their workflow.