John McQuiston

John McQuiston

John works as a writer, on-camera talent, and gear expert for BH Photo. His background includes nearly two decades working in television news, where he earned Emmy nominations for both news and sports anchoring. He has won second place for Florida’s Anchor of the Year twice. John also makes documentary films, plays and records original music, and tests new camera gear.

If a Sony A7R II or A7S II is in your future or already in your camera bag, then this class is for you! Join John McQuiston as he gets you up to speed on everything you need to know to get started on the right foot with your camera. From getting oriented to all of the buttons and dials to changing exposure settings, and from explaining the focus modes to how to shoot video, John steps through the features and functions you need to know, while explaining its purpose and showing you how it's done.

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If a Sony A7R II or A7S II is in your future or already in your camera bag, then this class is for you! Join John McQuiston as he gets you up to speed on everything you need to know to get started on the right foot with your camera. From getting oriented to all of the buttons and dials to changing exposure settings, and from explaining the focus modes to how to shoot video, John steps through the features and functions you need to know, while explaining its purpose and showing you how it's done.

Inspire1 Drone: Set-Up and Basic Flying

with Mia McCormick & John McQuiston

KelbyOne's Mia McCormick and John McQuiston will help you capture compelling footage by mastering the DJI INSPIRE1 quadcopter. This is the first of two classes, designed to walk you through the basic set-up and calibration process, the flight system and all the features of the DJI Pilot App. In this class we'll take the INSPIRE1 out of the case and get it ready to fly, then take you outside for the first flight. Plus you'll learn the FAA flight safety guidelines to help you stay out of trouble and keep your INSPIRE1 in the air.

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KelbyOne's Mia McCormick and John McQuiston will help you capture compelling footage by mastering the DJI INSPIRE1 quadcopter. This is the first of two classes, designed to walk you through the basic set-up and calibration process, the flight system and all the features of the DJI Pilot App. In this class we'll take the INSPIRE1 out of the case and get it ready to fly, then take you outside for the first flight. Plus you'll learn the FAA flight safety guidelines to help you stay out of trouble and keep your INSPIRE1 in the air.

Inspire1 Drone: Advanced Flying and Features

with Mia McCormick & John McQuiston

Kelby One's John McQuiston and Mia McCormick take you through advanced flying settings and features on your DJI INSPIRE1 and DJI Pilot App. They will show where all the telemetry is displayed and how to operate the on-board 4K camera. You'll learn how to use the quadcopter's advanced settings to capture smooth and properly exposed video and amazing still images. This class will walk you through setting up dual operation mode and even give you some pointers on capturing your best footage using both controllers. At the end of this class you will feel comfortable and confident flying your DJI INSPIRE1.

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Kelby One's John McQuiston and Mia McCormick take you through advanced flying settings and features on your DJI INSPIRE1 and DJI Pilot App. They will show where all the telemetry is displayed and how to operate the on-board 4K camera. You'll learn how to use the quadcopter's advanced settings to capture smooth and properly exposed video and amazing still images. This class will walk you through setting up dual operation mode and even give you some pointers on capturing your best footage using both controllers. At the end of this class you will feel comfortable and confident flying your DJI INSPIRE1.

Nikon D750 Camera Basics

with John McQuiston

If a Nikon D750 is in your future or already in your camera bag, then this class is for you! Our own John McQuiston will get you up to speed on everything you need to know to get started on the right foot with your D750. From getting oriented to all of the buttons and dials, to making the right choices for image quality, white balance, exposure, and focus modes, John methodically steps through each feature and function explaining its purpose and showing you how it's done. There's even a bonus chapter on how to configure the wifi settings on the D750 and pair the camera with your Smartphone.

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If a Nikon D750 is in your future or already in your camera bag, then this class is for you! Our own John McQuiston will get you up to speed on everything you need to know to get started on the right foot with your D750. From getting oriented to all of the buttons and dials, to making the right choices for image quality, white balance, exposure, and focus modes, John methodically steps through each feature and function explaining its purpose and showing you how it's done. There's even a bonus chapter on how to configure the wifi settings on the D750 and pair the camera with your Smartphone.

In this update to our Camera Basics class on the Nikon D800, our own John McQuiston brings you up to speed on all of the new features and functions added to the Nikon D810.

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In this update to our Camera Basics class on the Nikon D800, our own John McQuiston brings you up to speed on all of the new features and functions added to the Nikon D810.

BlackMagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera Basics

with John McQuiston & Mia McCormick

The BlackMagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera takes amazing high-quality video footage but for someone that's never used the camera before, it could be a confusing piece of tech to fully use. That's why John McQuiston and Mia McCormick have created a hands-on class to teach you how to perfectly use this camera.

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The BlackMagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera takes amazing high-quality video footage but for someone that's never used the camera before, it could be a confusing piece of tech to fully use. That's why John McQuiston and Mia McCormick have created a hands-on class to teach you how to perfectly use this camera.

BlackMagic Production Camera 4K Basics

with John McQuiston & Mia McCormick

John McQuiston and Mia McCormick teach you everything you'll need to know about using your BlackMagic Production Camera to its fullest extent.

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John McQuiston and Mia McCormick teach you everything you'll need to know about using your BlackMagic Production Camera to its fullest extent.

Zoom H6 Accessories Basics

with John McQuiston & Mia McCormick

John McQuiston takes you through all the uses and settings of the Zoom H6 accessory.

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John McQuiston takes you through all the uses and settings of the Zoom H6 accessory.