Hayden was born on February 13, 1997, he started making videos about tricks and advice for photographers. He quickly started gaining a lot of subscribers on his YouTube channel, we are going to talk about his equipment.

He gains a lot of fame with videos like ‘’Ten camera hacks in less than 100 seconds’’ and ‘’Quick water reflection photography trick’’ he’s a really funny guy, he doesn’t use a lot of cameras we do know that he is basically focused on shooting with his Sony A7S II and continue making good tutorials for beginners photographers, or even pro photographers that didn’t know a camera hack before.

SONY A7S II

Hayden’s Sony Camera

Source: Hayden's YouTube Channel

Hayden Main Camera

Sony A7S II

4K Video

beautiful design, light weight

The Sony A7S was already an impressive low light camera but Sony decided to take everything to a whole new different level with the Sony A7SII, Sony has made some huge yet impressive upgrades with this new camera.

While the sensor remains unchanged Sony decided to improve the image processing engine to provide even better high ISO performance, considering how wonderful the original A7S was at high ISOs this is quite a challenge.

With improved controls and ergonomics as well as Sony’s impressive 5-axis image stabilization technology this camera actually dominated the market since the very first day it was launched. 

There are no surprises when we talk about Sony’s excellent ISO performance, and this is where A7S II truly shines. At ISO 100 there is no noise at all, even up to 3200, the noise levels remain practically low. 

Specifications:

  • Internal UHD 4K recording 
  • S-long 3 (in addition to s-log 2)
  • Gamma display assistant (allow you to monitor your flat s-log 2 or 3 images in a more vivid Rec 709 way)
  • Internal IBIS stabilization system (5-Axis SteadyShot)
  • The possibility to charge the camera via USB port 
  • The possibility to assign ‘’REC’’ to other buttons than the awkwardly placed rec button
  • 100fps (PAL), 120fps (NTSC) in HD quality 

Hayden actually says every time that the lenses are the most important part of photography because a lot of people just get worried about what camera they should get, thinking about buying the newest camera and forgetting about the lenses, which is a common mistake.

Hayden Pedersen Lens

SONY FE 28 MM

Source: Hayden's YouTube Channel

Hayden Pedersen Lens

Sony FE 28mm

Small, easy to pack

impressive performance and also cheap

Talking about the manufacturer’s description we can find that the light, compact design of the FE 28mm F2 lens is an ideal match for Sony’s a7 series full-frame camera bodies.

The inner focus mechanism of this wide-angle prime is driven by an advanced linear actuator, allowing for whisper-quiet AF 

QUICK SPECS:

  • Lens type: Prime Lens
  • Focal length: 28 mm
  • Image stab: No
  • Lens mount: Sony FE
  • Max Aperture: F2
  • Min aperture: F22
  • Min Focus: 0.29 m (11.42’’)
  • Max Magnification: 0.13x
  • Weight: 200g (0.44 lb)
  • Length: 60 mm (2.36’’)
  • Minimum Focus: 0.29 m (11.42’’)
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Motor Type: Stepper motor

Hayden Pedersen Lens

SONY FE 4.5-5.6 / 70-300 MM G OSS

Source: Hayden's YouTube Channel

The 70-300mm focal range is ideal for a variety of photographic applications including wildlife, nature, landscaping, travel and even portraiture photography. 

Most people are actually using this lens for travel vlogging and stuff like that but there’s a lot of things that you can actually do with these lenses, we are going to talk about the specifications so you can understand better.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Mount Type: Sony FE 
  • Focal Length Range: 70-300mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/4.5 at 70 mm f/5.6 at 300 mm
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22 at 70 mm, f/29 at 300 mm
  • Lens (Elements): 16
  • Lens (Groups): 13 
  • Compatible Format(s): Full Frame, APS-C
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Yes
  • Diaphragm Blades: 9
  • ED Glass Elements: 2
  • Aspherical Glass Elements: 4
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Direct Drive SSM motor:  No
  • Internal Focusing: Yes
  • Focus Mode: Manual, Manual / Auto
  • Filter Size: 72mm front filter
  • Dimensions: 3.31 in. (84 mm) x 5.65 in. (143.5 mm) (Diameter x Length)
  • Weight Approx: 30.1 oz (854g)

That’s was all!

It’s all about starting your own way, so pick up your favortite camera grab a couple of lens and start shooting!

Rainer

Rainer

Junior Writer at The Unboxings

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