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  • newDual Pixel like video autofocus unleashed with Redrock Focus Tracking!

    Dual Pixel like video autofocus unleashed with Redrock Focus Tracking!

    You’re seeing it first here on planet5D! How awesome would it be if you could have the Canon Dual Pixel AutoFocus (AF) for video autofocusing on ANY camera with ANY lens? Redrock Micro is about to unleash that very technology in what they’re tent…
    - 9 hours ago27 Mar 15, 6:24pm -
  • SHOCK! Canon surprises everyone with Canon 4k Video Concept Camera

    SHOCK! Canon surprises everyone with Canon 4k Video Concept Camera

    Is this the Canon 4k video camera to kill all the others? Canon has been rumored to be working on a small 4k video cam and they’ve just shown off this ‘concept’ camera in China – leading into NAB coming up in 3 weeks. These ‘teaser’ image…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 5:01pm -
  • What Comes After 3-Axis Gimbals? Maybe The 4-Axis Eyeconic Origin

    What Comes After 3-Axis Gimbals? Maybe The 4-Axis Eyeconic Origin

    Which is the most useful for cinematic shots: a 3-axis gimbal; 5-axis in body image stabilization; or full-blown Steadicam with arm and vest? The Eyeconic Origin (currently on Kickstarter) splits the difference by addressing the up-down motion – th…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • Beastgrip Pro and DOF Adapter: Turn Your Smartphone into a Video Beast

    Beastgrip Pro and DOF Adapter: Turn Your Smartphone into a Video Beast

    How a Ukranian-trained pharmacist came to the U.S. and — after stints as a Comcast technician, graphic artist and photographer — ended up a full-time inventor and creator of the Beastgrip Pro, now on Kickstarter. In the days before the Canon 5D M…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 6:56pm -
  • Filmic Pro Video Contest Winner VADRANGI is iPhoneography Tour de Force

    Filmic Pro Video Contest Winner VADRANGI is iPhoneography Tour de Force


    - 3 days ago25 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • Sound Advice Tour with Academy Award Winner Frank Serafine

    Sound Advice Tour with Academy Award Winner Frank Serafine

    MZED has it pretty well sorted: put accessible star practitioners who also happen to be great educators in a room for a full day with enthusiasts and pros eager for “the knowledge” – and then let it rip. Next up is Frank Serafine’s Sound Advi…
    - 3 days ago25 Mar 15, 12:45pm -
  • Zeiss Touit Lenses on Sale

    Zeiss Touit Lenses on Sale

    In a kink in the market, new Zeiss Touit lenses are in some cases selling for less than used ones, due to instant rebates in the neighborhood of 30%. Seems like every one I know in the business of filmmaking at one point or another ogles Zeiss glass.…
    - 3 days ago24 Mar 15, 5:19pm -
  • Everyday Superheroes Dangling Off A Skyskcraper

    Everyday Superheroes Dangling Off A Skyskcraper

    Photographer and trained stuntman Benjamin von Wong has celebrated everyday heroes by dressing them up in superhero costumes and photographing them posed on the top of a San Francisco skyscraper overlooking Market Street. He shares the results and te…
    - 4 days ago24 Mar 15, 1:40pm -
  • The Air Shepherd Program: Drones as Tools of Positive Social Change in Saving African Wildlife

    The Air Shepherd Program: Drones as Tools of Positive Social Change in Saving African Wildlife

    In this second installment of our occasional series entitled “Skynet is Coming, Skynet is Coming!” we look at a “Good Terminator” scenario: using drones to protect endangered species in Africa through the Air Shepherd program. What happens wh…
    - 4 days ago24 Mar 15, 1:30pm -
  • Film as a Weapon for Social Change: We Need to Give a S^!t

    Film as a Weapon for Social Change: We Need to Give a S^!t

    Is social change important to filmmakers? Gearheads that we are here at planet5D, we were motivated to watch an uber-cool short involving a BACK TO THE FUTURE-style Tesla Model S tooling around Boulder and Denver with projectors popping out of the fr…
    - 5 days ago23 Mar 15, 1:50pm -

planet5D Scoop News

  • newDual Pixel like video autofocus unleashed with Redrock Focus Tracking!

    Dual Pixel like video autofocus unleashed with Redrock Focus Tracking!

    You’re seeing it first here on planet5D!How awesome would it be if you could have the Canon Dual Pixel AutoFocus (AF) for video autofocusing on ANY camera with ANY lens?Redrock Micro is about to unleash that very technology in what they’re tentat…
    - 9 hours ago27 Mar 15, 6:25pm -
  • newMake Your Own DIY Softbox for $7

    Make Your Own DIY Softbox for $7

    DIY projects can be really fun, and filmmaker Dustin McLean has a cool tutorial on YouTube on how to make your own softbox. His is mostly targeted at filmmakers, but if you’re a photographer who uses constant lighting then you can use if for your…
    - 13 hours ago27 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • newGoPro Goes Behind the Scenes of Furious 7

    GoPro Goes Behind the Scenes of Furious 7

    Aside from the fact that all new action films have to spoil the biggest and best sequences in trailers leading up to the films’ theatrical release (I’m looking at you Marvel and the Captain America: Winter Soldier elevator scene), this GoPro BTS…
    - 14 hours ago27 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • newMoving from C100 to FS7 - Spencer Chumbley cannibalises his old rig to fit the Sony

    Moving from C100 to FS7 - Spencer Chumbley cannibalises his old rig to fit the Sony

    MOVING FROM C100 TO FS7 – SPENCER CHUMBLEY CANNIBALISES HIS OLD RIG TO FIT THE SONYSee it on Scoop.it, via HDSLR
    - 15 hours ago27 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • SHOCK! Canon surprises everyone with Canon 4k Video Concept Camera

    SHOCK! Canon surprises everyone with Canon 4k Video Concept Camera

    Is this the Canon 4k video camera to kill all the others? Canon has been rumored to be working on a small 4k video cam and they’ve just shown off this ‘concept’ camera in China – leading into NAB coming up in 3 weeks. These ‘teaser’ image…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 5:01pm -
  • What Comes After 3-Axis Gimbals? Maybe The 4-Axis Eyeconic Origin

    What Comes After 3-Axis Gimbals? Maybe The 4-Axis Eyeconic Origin

    Which is the most useful for cinematic shots: a 3-axis gimbal; 5-axis in body image stabilization; or full-blown Steadicam with arm and vest? The Eyeconic Origin (currently on Kickstarter) splits the difference by addressing the up-down motion – th…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 3:13pm -
  • What's So Special About SmallHD's New 5 Inch Monitor? - HDSLR Shooter

    What's So Special About SmallHD's New 5 Inch Monitor? - HDSLR Shooter

    Monitoring solutions is something we follow pretty closely here, and there really hasn’t been to many innovations in monitoring business in the past few years. Beyond swappable battery plates and multiple inputs, the market has proven pretty stale…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • G.L. Optics announce cine converted 11-20mm T3.0 zoom lens

    G.L. Optics announce cine converted 11-20mm T3.0 zoom lens

    Chinese lens conversion experts G.L. Optics have today announced their latest full Cine conversion – a 11-20mm T3.0 zoom based on the new Tokina 11-20 f2.8 stills lens.See it on Scoop.it, via HDSLR
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • Edelkrone FocusOne Pro - A Unique New Follow Focus System | cinema5D

    Edelkrone FocusOne Pro - A Unique New Follow Focus System | cinema5D

    Edelkrone’s FocusOne Pro is a unique take on the traditional follow focus system, giving camera operators a better view of the focus marker.Unlike other systems, the focus marker on the FocusOne Pro faces the camera operator. The marker is manually…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Beastgrip Pro and DOF Adapter: Turn Your Smartphone into a Video Beast

    Beastgrip Pro and DOF Adapter: Turn Your Smartphone into a Video Beast

    How a Ukranian-trained pharmacist came to the U.S. and — after stints as a Comcast technician, graphic artist and photographer — ended up a full-time inventor and creator of the Beastgrip Pro, now on Kickstarter.[adrotate group=”6″]In the day…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 6:57pm -

Filmmakers


Shane Hurlbut

  • RED Dragon Test Part 1: Basic

    RED Dragon Test Part 1: Basic

    The master builds a camera design with forethought. They make it future proof; they think out of the box, providing a size that can intensify creativity and a workflow that doesn’t require terabytes of storage. The Dragon sensor has done this for t…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 10:23pm -
  • RED Dragon Tests Part 1: Advanced

    RED Dragon Tests Part 1: Advanced

    The master builds a camera design with forethought. They make it future proof; they think out of the box, providing a size that can intensify creativity and a workflow that doesn’t require terabytes of storage. The Dragon sensor has done this for t…
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  • The Power of Shane’s Inner Circle

    The Power of Shane’s Inner Circle

    The wait is over! The date has finally come, THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF SHANE’s INNER CIRCLE!
    - 9 days ago18 Mar 15, 8:09pm -
  • Lighting Techniques: The Why and How of Lighting for Three Cameras

    Lighting Techniques: The Why and How of Lighting for Three Cameras

    Some inside secrets of how I light for three cameras. This is a very difficult thing to do and requires more lighting time but the benefits are huge.
    - 9 days ago18 Mar 15, 4:06pm -
  • Aputure DEC Adapter Demo

    Aputure DEC Adapter Demo

    Aputure sent their new DEC adapter for MFT to EF mount. As a bonus, we shot a demo video
    - 11 days ago16 Mar 15, 4:12pm -

Vincent Laforet (not updating - not sure why)

  • AIR SFO is Live & the AIR Book is now available for pre-sale

    AIR SFO is Live & the AIR Book is now available for pre-sale

    Project Air – San Francisco BTS February 2015 from Vincent Laforet on Vimeo. I’m proud to announce the publication of the third city of the “AIR” Series:  San Francisco on Storehouse. This has been one of the purest and most exciting project…
    - 4 days ago23 Mar 15, 4:26pm -
  • New UGG Treadlite Spot

    New UGG Treadlite Spot

    UGG Treadlite from Vincent Laforet on Vimeo. So if you wondered what all of the Freefly MōVI gear stuff was about back in December of last year was about … here is is:   it was for a spot that I directed for UGG for M&C Saatchi LA with a very tal…
    - 24 days ago4 Mar 15, 3:52am -
  • Getty Images in Dire Straits?

    Getty Images in Dire Straits?

    I haven’t been able to verify this independently, but there was a recent article in Bloomberg along the same lines that forebodes very tough times ahead for Getty Images – if not its demise. If this is true, this is major news for the photo indus…
    - 29 days ago27 Feb 15, 4:41am -

Philip Bloom

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Can EF lens be an awesome MFT Cinema Lens? Aputure DEC prototype hits planet5D
Can EF lens be an awesome MFT Cinema Lens? Aputure DEC prototype hits planet5DCan EF lens be an awesome MFT Cinema Lens? Aputure DEC prototype hits planet5D.From:Mitch AungerViews:7724ratingsTime:16:51More inEntertainment
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How to send push notifications from your site to your users
How to send push notifications from your site to your usersThis is incredible! Sign up here! http://planet5d.com/mobio Mobio Push gives you the ability to add Apple Push Notifications to your readers - not only in WordPress, but in any website. A…
- 4 days ago23 Mar 15, 7:46pm -
What do you think of the Canon EOS 5Ds? Sunday Survey #8
What do you think of the Canon EOS 5Ds? Sunday Survey #8From:Mitch AungerViews:361ratingsTime:09:40More inFilm & Animation
- 29 days ago26 Feb 15, 7:14pm -
Which brand of lenses is most popular? Sunday Survey #10
Which brand of lenses is most popular? Sunday Survey #10From:Mitch AungerViews:370ratingsTime:07:20More inFilm & Animation
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NAB LiveBlog Site Owner Promo
NAB LiveBlog Site Owner PromoSee more info at http://blog.planet5d.com/nablive.From:Mitch AungerViews:261ratingsTime:07:19More inFilm & Animation
- 33 days ago22 Feb 15, 4:50pm -
How many lenses do you use to shoot video? SSS #9
How many lenses do you use to shoot video? SSS #9We've asked our readers how many lenses they have in their kits… either “photography” or “Cinema” lenses. Find out what they've had to say - I was surprised ...From:Mitch AungerViews:…
- 35 days ago21 Feb 15, 1:54am -

News/Gear sites


cinema5D

News Shooter

  • Moving from C100 to FS7 – Spencer Chumbley cannibalises his old rig to fit the Sony
    Guest post by Spencer Chumbley: Since I wrote my last post on “How I made the C100 a web news work horse” I have to admit—I upgraded. I left the ecosystem of Canon – a world that I worked in for years – and took the plunge into Sony’s uni…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 10:41am -
  • Beastgrip Pro- A Camera Rig For Your Smartphone
    By technical editor Matt Allard: The quality of the images obtainable from smart phones continues to get better and better every year. Here at Newsshooter we have featured quite a few articles from contributors who have used a smartphone to capture s…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 7:27am -
  • SmallHD 502 Full HD SDI/HDMI LCD – the ‘sharpest 5 inch camera-top monitor in the world’
    By site editor Dan Chung: SmallHD have just taken the wraps off their newest monitor and the specifications look very impressive. The SmallHD 502 has a 5-inch screen with a Full HD 1920×1080 resolution and a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch –…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 7:19pm -
  • G.L. Optics announce cine converted 11-20mm T3.0 zoom lens
    By site editor Dan Chung: Chinese lens conversion experts G.L. Optics have today announced their latest full Cine conversion – a 11-20mm T3.0 zoom based on the new Tokina 11-20 f2.8 stills lens. Like their previous 11-16mm conversions the 11-20 is…
    - 3 days ago25 Mar 15, 11:10am -

CheesyCam

  • newKingjoy VT-3510 55 Dollar Video Head with Manfrotto 501 QR Compatible Plate

    Kingjoy VT-3510 55 Dollar Video Head with Manfrotto 501 QR Compatible Plate

    If you haven’t heard about the Kingjoy VT-3510 Video Head, it’s a damn close version of Manfrotto’s popular 701HDV (now discontinued). So much that the pan handles are interchangeable between the two heads, but of course the best part is that t…
    - 13 hours ago27 Mar 15, 2:50pm -
  • Z1 Rider GoPro HERO3 HERO4 Mini 3 Axis Gimbal Mounted on Audio Boom Pole

    Z1 Rider GoPro HERO3 HERO4 Mini 3 Axis Gimbal Mounted on Audio Boom Pole

    Remember the versatile Z1 Rider GoPro Gimbal I shared a short while back? Well, the other day I had the opportunity to test it out while mounted to one of my Carbon Fiber Audio Boom Poles. Here are a few examples.So while the footage may not be per…
    - 3 days ago24 Mar 15, 5:16pm -
  • Atomos Shogun Firmware Update and New Shogun Cages w/ HDMI Locks

    Atomos Shogun Firmware Update and New Shogun Cages w/ HDMI Locks

    Rik Cordero of RunPlayBack.com gives us a little insight on the latest Atomos Shogun Firmware Update that now offers downscaling to 1080p on the HDMI output. The Atomos Shogun is primarily a video recorder mounted with the camera, and so this downsca…
    - 3 days ago24 Mar 15, 4:20pm -
  • Lowest Price Ever – DJI Ronin 3 Axis Gimbal w Hardcase + Gimbal Stand + Remote

    Lowest Price Ever – DJI Ronin 3 Axis Gimbal w Hardcase + Gimbal Stand + Remote

    We’ve seen $500 dollar rebates on the DJI Ronin Gimbal (normally $3K), but the recent sale price at just $2249 + FREE Expedited Shipping is the lowest price i’ve ever seen it. That’s a huge -$750 savings off normal retail price right now.I’m…
    - 4 days ago23 Mar 15, 7:22pm -
  • New Upgraded CAME-TV 7800 Model Overview

    New Upgraded CAME-TV 7800 Model Overview

    A short while ago CAME-TV sent over an upgraded version of their 7800 Gimbal. Now that the gimbal has officially been released on their website, here’s a closer look at some of the improvements and optional accessories that now come with the Ready-…
    - 6 days ago22 Mar 15, 3:37pm -

NoFilmSchool

  • newHere's Why the Boulder Scene from 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' is So Iconic

    Here's Why the Boulder Scene from 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' is So Iconic

    Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the most iconic adventure films of all time thanks, in part, to its famous boulder scene.In this episode of CineFix's Art of the Scene, we get to venture through the perilous temple featured in the opening sequence o…
    - 6 hours ago27 Mar 15, 10:00pm -
  • newRedrock Has a New Autofocus Tool That Should Work with Any Camera & Lens

    Redrock Has a New Autofocus Tool That Should Work with Any Camera & Lens

    While video autofocus technology is getting better on cameras, many don't have it, and even if they do, there is no guarantee it's going to work how you want it. Thanks to Canon Rumors, this BTS video showed up online that gives a little info on a sy…
    - 9 hours ago27 Mar 15, 7:16pm -
  • newWatching a CD Warp & Explode at 170,000fps is As Cool As It Sounds

    Watching a CD Warp & Explode at 170,000fps is As Cool As It Sounds

    If spun fast enough, a CD will begin to warp, until eventually the overwhelming centrifugal force causes it to explode violently. Not surprisingly, this phenomenon looks really cool in slow motion. The Slow Mo Guys, who are taking over YouTube one aw…
    - 12 hours ago27 Mar 15, 3:45pm -
  • Need a Place to Write in LA? The Free 6-Month Fellowship from theOffice is Back

    Need a Place to Write in LA? The Free 6-Month Fellowship from theOffice is Back

    If you're a new writer in Los Angeles, and the local coffeehouse just isn't working for you anymore, you should apply for the 6-month free fellowship from theOffice.What do you get with a 6-month fellowship to theOffice? You get free, premium 24/7* a…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 7:20pm -
  • Canon Just Showed Off a New 4K Video Camera

    Canon Just Showed Off a New 4K Video Camera

    Canon may be a little behind on the 4K front, but apparently they've got some interesting high-res stuff coming at NAB.One of these high-res cameras could be a more consumer-oriented 4K model with a fixed lens. Photo Rumors recently had a rea…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 3:30pm -

DSLR video Shooter

Dare Dreamer Mag

Coming soon! New planet5D "answers" to your questions about gear and photography and filmmaking!

CameraTown

Photography Bay

  • newYongNuo 50mm f/1.8 vs Canon 50mm f/1.8 II Comparison

    YongNuo 50mm f/1.8 vs Canon 50mm f/1.8 II Comparison

    In the above video, Kai from DigitalRev takes the YongNuo 50mm f/1.8 lens for a spin and compares it directly with the lens it is attempting to copy – the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally published on Phot…
    - 11 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:22pm -
  • newDJI Phantom Deals End Saturday

    DJI Phantom Deals End Saturday

    Several DJI Phantom packages have instant rebates available that are ending this Saturday, March 29, including a DJI Phantom 2 with a Zenmuse H3-3D 3-axis gimbal for $729. Additionally, the DJI Ronin 3-axis hand-held gimbal is $500 off. Check out all…
    - 16 hours ago27 Mar 15, 12:05pm -
  • newLensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic for $199 – Deal Alert

    Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic for $199 – Deal Alert

    B&H has the Lensbaby Composer Pro with the Sweet 50 Optic for $199.95 (reg. $299.95) right now. It is available for Canon, Nikon, Sony A, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds and Pentax K mounts. Check it out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS en…
    - 24 hours ago27 Mar 15, 3:58am -
  • Samsung NX500 Now In Stock

    Samsung NX500 Now In Stock

    B&H has the new 28.2MP Samsung NX500 mirrorless camera in stock with free expedited shipping. The $799 (with lens) camera also has the ability to capture 4K video. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
    - 1 day ago27 Mar 15, 1:00am -
  • New Canon 4K Video Camera Revealed

    New Canon 4K Video Camera Revealed

    It looks like Canon’s upcoming 4K video camera was revealed at an official Canon event somewhere in Asia. The images show a camera that looks similar to DSLR but with a fixed lens. Notably, it is much smaller than Canon’s EOS C100 and other curre…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 3:26pm -

the C47

  • Postapalooza 2014
    Related Links...Postapalooza 2014Note: When I say it's a ridiculous conference in terms of cost I mean it's a steal even without a discount. At $200 off it's ridonkulous! And $595 with the Power Up? Craziness I tell you!!!Registration ends on Se…
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  • Matchstix
    Related Links...Cineo Lighting Matchstix InfoMatchstix Game...Notes: A mixed lighting challenge, this one was. We will have Cineo Lighting's Remote Phosphor lights at The Filmmaker's Intensive which starts on July 27th in Scotland!
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  • The Filmmaker's Intensive 2014
    This video goes over The Filmmaker's Intensive 2014. The Filmmaker's Intensive (TFMI), is a one week program that was designed for a select number of people (up to 20), who want to learn the craft of lighting & shooting for documentary, corporate &…
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  • Chillin' & Grillin'
    I finally connected with my good friend Chris Fenwick who is an amazing director, editor and educator. We talked shop about FCPX and all kinds of other goodies post NAB on his most excellent podcast FCPX Grill.Click below to have a listen and head o…
    - 19 Apr 14, 7:53pm -
  • NAB 2014 - News Shooter Panel
    NAB 2014: NewsShooter Panel "Is DSLR Dead?" from Teradek on Vimeo.I did A LOT of teaching this year at NAB but was also asked back to be on a panel with the News Shooter guys. Honored to be in such company and we talked shop for awhile.-Jem
    - 14 Apr 14, 3:53pm -

ProVideo Coalition

  • EditReady 1.2 now overshadows ClipWrap

    EditReady 1.2 now overshadows ClipWrap

    Since 2011, I have appreciated how ClipWrap added proper support for malignant PsF within just days of my initial request, alleviating the woes of many Canon AVCHD camera owners who appreciated pure progressive without any unnecessa…
    - 21 days ago6 Mar 15, 5:58pm -
  • Creating an Animated Map with Motion

    Creating an Animated Map with Motion

      At some point anyone who edits video or creates motion graphics will need to show an animated path on a map.This week's Motion Magic Under 5 covers exactly that topic and demonstrates how easy this task is to accom…
    - 21 days ago6 Mar 15, 4:33pm -
  • Hondo Garage Rigs Have a Lower Price Now

    Hondo Garage Rigs Have a Lower Price Now

    Creator of some interesting solutions when it comes to minimalist camera-stabilizing solutions, Hondo Garage agrees that their equipment is not the cheapest in the market. In fact, they say downright that it is “too damned expensi…
    - 22 days ago6 Mar 15, 1:39pm -
  • SXSW 2015: More than twice as many films cut with Adobe Premiere Pro this year

    SXSW 2015: More than twice as many films cut with Adobe Premiere Pro this year

    What a difference a year makes. Last year at the 2014 SXSW Film Conference & Festival a respectable 23 films had been cut with Premiere Pro, including gems like Evaporating Borders by Iva Radivojevic and The Immortalists by Jason Sussb…
    - 23 days ago5 Mar 15, 3:46pm -
  • The Terence and Philip Show: Episode 65: Look back on 2014

    The Terence and Philip Show: Episode 65: Look back on 2014

    To listen to the Terence and Philip Show episode #65 where Terence Curren and Philip Hodgetts discuss what resonated with them in 2014 and how many of those developments are impacting them in 2015, click the player below. A transcript…
    - 24 days ago4 Mar 15, 3:48pm -

FD Times

  • MICRO SALON ITALIA 2015
    The third annual AIC (Associazione Italiana Autori della Fotografia Cinematografica - Association of Italian Cinematographers) Micro Salon Italia, organized by Daniele Nannuzzi - just reelected as AIC President - and Luciano Tovoli,  with the help…
    - 3 days ago24 Mar 15, 7:01pm -
  • Master Anamorphic Flare Sets
    It's been a busy day in Munich. ARRI unveiled a new series of Master Anamorphic Flare Sets. Each of the 7 ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lenses gets its own individual and easily replaceable front and rear glass element. They can be used individua…
    - 9 days ago18 Mar 15, 5:50pm -
  • Codex for Alexa SXT
    The ALEXA SXT cameras have an updated Codex recording "engine," similar to the system built into the ALEXA 65. It uses the latest SXR Capture Drives, which offer an astounding data rate of 20GB/s. ALEXA SXT cameras have a new, internal media bay, de…
    - 10 days ago18 Mar 15, 3:39pm -
  • ARRI ALEXA SXT
    ARRI announced the latest evolution of the Alexa sisters: ALEXA SXT (Super Xtended Technology). Same body, upgraded hardware and software. ALEXA SXT cameras offer ProRes 4K recording, improved image quality, color management and 3 fully independent…
    - 10 days ago18 Mar 15, 3:15pm -
  • Ben Smithard on “2nd Best Exotic…”
    A conversation with Ben Smithard, BSC about his work as Cinematographer on “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” released in the USA on March 6, 2015. JON FAUER Tell us about the style of “Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and... read mo…
    - 15 days ago12 Mar 15, 9:26pm -

Studio Daily

  • newRHODES: Turning Back Around
    Director Callum Cooper (via production company Good Egg) deployed custom-built rigs allowing him to dunk a highly mobile camera over and over in this music video for British singer-songwriter RHODES.The post RHODES: Turning Back Around appeared f…
    - 8 hours ago27 Mar 15, 7:57pm -
  • newCinedeck Announces File-Based Insert Editing Workflow
    Cinedeck plans to debut a new editorial workflow at NAB that will let users edit digital deliverables without having to edit and re-render or lay off to tape and re-encode the entire file handed off to a client. It is … more »The post Cinedeck…
    - 10 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:54pm -
  • newBlackmagic Design Upgrades Teranex Express with New Conversion Options
    Blackmagic Design dramatically expanded the capabilities of its Teranex Express, adding real-time full motion standards conversions for SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. The company said a free software update to version 3.2 will allow conversions between…
    - 10 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:52pm -
  • How to Be a Filmmaker
    The YouTube satiricists known as IFHT effectively lampoon themselves in this video that reveals certain, um, tricks of the filmmaking trade. And remember: no matter how you say bokeh, you're saying it wrong.The post How to Be a Filmmaker appeare…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 7:36pm -
  • Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado on The Salt of the Earth
    The Salt of the Earth, a documentary portrait of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado made by his son Juliano and German director Wim Wenders, harkens back to Wenders’ roots in New German Cinema. However, Sebastiao doesn’t seem like…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 6:23pm -

ProLost

  • Lightroom Iron Chef, The Video

    Lightroom Iron Chef, The Video

    Photo by George PostLast month, at the Bay Area Lightroom User Group, I got to try something I'd always wanted to do. In front of over 100 people, I used Lightroom to develop 29 mystery photos submitted by members of the audience.I…
    - 32 days ago23 Feb 15, 7:24pm -
  • Slugline Back to School Sale: 40% Off For Two Days

    Slugline Back to School Sale: 40% Off For Two Days

    Slugline is on sale! Allow myself to quote myself from the Slugline Blog: Last year, we received a nice email from a film student at NYU asking about an educational discount. Unfortunately, there’s no mechanism…
    - 37 days ago18 Feb 15, 4:58pm -
  • Lightroom Mobile 1.3 Has a Big New Feature and a Big Old Bug

    Lightroom Mobile 1.3 Has a Big New Feature and a Big Old Bug

    Adobe quietly updated its mobile version of Lightroom last month. The update includes a highly usable—and even slightly hackable—new feature, and a long-standing bug that can cause your photo adjustments to be lost.Almost PresetsThe headlinin…
    - 38 days ago17 Feb 15, 9:10pm -
  • Dennis Muren on Lighting

    Dennis Muren on Lighting

    The all-important chrome ball of computer graphics.I was seduced by the chrome ball.My first job in Visual Effects was at Industrial Light and Magic. I struggled to learn the technical aspects of the job, but my first success at th…
    - 44 days ago11 Feb 15, 6:57pm -
  • Slugline T-Shirts

    Slugline T-Shirts

    We are printing a limited run of Slugline T-Shirts. There's just 11 days left to order yours, and then they are gone. Like tears in rain.If I see you wearing one of t…
    - 46 days ago9 Feb 15, 5:29pm -

Imaging Resource

HDSLRshooter

  • newSee “The Grand Budapest Hotel” DP Robert Yeoman, ASC At NAB 2015
    Adding to this year’s shining NAB guestlist, Oscar nominated cinematographer Robert Yeoman will appear as part of NAB’s Creative Master Series, produced in partnership with the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and American Cinematograp…
    - 6 hours ago27 Mar 15, 9:46pm -
  • newIndustry Veteran Ikan Corp Celebrates 10 Years
    Industry veteran gear manufacturer Ikan recently announced its 10 year anniversary in this wild and ever changing field. As someone used to keeping watch on what companies are coming up, going out of business, or anything in between, I’ve seen quit…
    - 7 hours ago27 Mar 15, 8:32pm -
  • You Could Win A Zylight, Just #SpreadTheNewz
    The 2015 NAB Show is stacking up to be quite exciting playing host to some exciting speakers as well a bevy of new product announcements from a variety of manufacturers including Zylight. Leading manufacturer of intelligent LED lighting instruments…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 11:38pm -
  • What’s So Special About SmallHD’s New 5 Inch Monitor?
    Although NAB is still a few weeks away, manufacturers are already flooding our inboxes with new product announcements. One that caught our eye is the new monitor (or what will be a series of new monitors) from SmallHD. Monitoring solutions are somet…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 9:49pm -
  • Master Stock Video Manipulation
    When you have a vision, there is nothing more frustrating than not being able to get the perfect shot for your short film. Sometimes that perfect shot is geographically out of reach, or perhaps you’re lacking the equipment, time or skill to get a s…
    - 3 days ago24 Mar 15, 8:48pm -

Rumors


canonrumors

  • newReview: Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC

    Review: Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC

    Friend of the site Dustin Abbott has completed his review of the brand new Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC manual focus lens. Dustin came away thoroughly impressed with the optics of the $549 Samyang, and thinks it’s better than Canon’s 135mm f/2L in t…
    - 9 hours ago27 Mar 15, 6:46pm -
  • newRedrock Micro To Introduce Auto Focus Tracking System?

    Redrock Micro To Introduce Auto Focus Tracking System?

    A new video leaked today showing prototype technology that looks to potentially solve focusing for video. A Commercial and bts from Dustin Poteet – MoVI operator – demonstrates technology from Redrock Micro on a Canon 5D MKII that continuously tr…
    - 11 hours ago27 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • newExploring the EOS 5DS: Fernando Guerra on Architecture

    Exploring the EOS 5DS: Fernando Guerra on Architecture

    CPN has posted another article about the Canon EOS 5DS with thoughts from a Canon Explorer of Light. This time Fernando Guerra expresses his feelings about the camera and how it does with his architectural photography workflow. I imagine the EOS 5DS…
    - 12 hours ago27 Mar 15, 3:48pm -
  • Canon Celebrates 12th Straight Year of No.1 Share of Global ILC Market

    Canon Celebrates 12th Straight Year of No.1 Share of Global ILC Market

    TOKYO, March 26, 2015—Canon Inc. announced today that the Company’s interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) have maintained the No.1 share worldwide in terms of volume within the interchangeable-lens digital…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 10:24pm -
  • Canon U.S.A. Puts Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions On Display With Interactive Booth Demonstrations At The 2015 Nab Show

    Canon U.S.A. Puts Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions On Display With Interactive Booth Demonstrations At The 2015 Nab Show

    Highlights Include Shooting Galleries, Live Speaker Sessions, Extensive Lens Exhibits, Full On-Site HDR and DI Suite, and the Canon Theater MELVILLE, N.Y., March 26, 2015 – At the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digi…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 8:28pm -

NikonRumors

  • newAvailable now: refurbished Nikon D4 camera for $2,995.95, grey market D810 for $2,249

    Available now: refurbished Nikon D4 camera for $2,995.95, grey market D810 for $2,249

    Another great deal: Adorama is currently selling refurbished Nikon D4 cameras for $2,995.95 on eBay (used D4 are selling for more). The cameras are refurbished by Nikon USA and come with 90 days USA warranty and free shipping. You can get the same d…
    - 12 hours ago27 Mar 15, 3:31pm -
  • newNikon D5500 camera tested at DxOMark

    Nikon D5500 camera tested at DxOMark

    DxOMark posted their Nikon D5500 DSLR camera ($796.95) review: "Hard-core Nikon fans aren’t likely to find too much here to get excited about, especially as the company has traded the touchscreen LCD for the built-in GPS of the D5300. Now D5500 us…
    - 13 hours ago27 Mar 15, 3:15pm -
  • This is what the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera’s 83x zoom at 2000mm looks like

    This is what the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera’s 83x zoom at 2000mm looks like

    This is not normal: a 2000mm handheld camera. Check out the attached pictures taken with the new Nikon Coolpix P900 and its 83x optical zoom (24-2000mm equivalent) - you can hardly see what's in the frame before zooming in: The P900 is a fairly bi…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 7:07pm -
  • The new Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera could be announced next week

    The new Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera could be announced next week

    The rumored Nikon 1 J5 camera could be announced next week - the unconfirmed date I have is April 2nd (I hope it's not an April fool's joke). Here is what to expect: 4k video new 20.8MP sensor (some rumors suggested a new 28MP sensor, but this could…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 3:17pm -
  • Lee Filters announced new SW150 MK II filter system

    Lee Filters announced new SW150 MK II filter system

    Lee Filters announced a new SW150 MK II filter system (replacement for the current SW150 version) that will support the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G lens. It looks like they redesigned it to prevent light bleeding during long exposures. Additional informat…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 8:16pm -

4/3 Rumors

  • newA bit of everything…
    Introducing the new LUMIX TZ70 Travel Zoom Camera David Thorpe gets pulled from Panasonic bodies because of the 40-150 + TC (David Thorpe). Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark II: Just How Good is the Hi-Res Sensor Shift Mode? (Diglloyd). E-M5II Video Stabilisatio…
    - 10 mins ago28 Mar 15, 3:44am -
  • newPlenty of Olympus deals ending soon.

    Plenty of Olympus deals ending soon.

    There is a long list of Olympus deals ending the next days. You can see the list at Amazon US (Click here) and GetOlympus (Click here). And the 25% off on Reconditioned Products sold at GetOlympus (Click here) and GetOlympus Canada too (Click here)…
    - 10 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:49pm -
  • new(FT4) Update on the GX8 rumor: Announcement in September and not in May/June.

    (FT4) Update on the GX8 rumor: Announcement in September and not in May/June.

    I have an update and correction on the GX7 successor rumor. Seems like the announcement will take place in September and not in May/June. A sources mixed up the announcement date with another camera…yes there is likely “something else” coming f…
    - 17 hours ago27 Mar 15, 10:40am -
  • Panasonic GF7 review at CameraLabs.

    Panasonic GF7 review at CameraLabs.

    There is a new Panasonic GF7 review at CameraLabs. This is a camera that didn’t get a lot of attention from the press and has no real big new WOW factor to make the announcement go viral. But for the money it can do a lot of things and Gordon from…
    - 1 day ago27 Mar 15, 1:43am -
  • Ending tomorrow: 25% off on Olympus Outlet cameras/lenses.

    Ending tomorrow: 25% off on Olympus Outlet cameras/lenses.

    This will end tomorrow: Save EXTRA 25% on Reconditioned Products sold at GetOlympus (Click here) and GetOlympus Canada too (Click here). You have to enter the code “SPRING” to get the extra discount! This means you now get: – The E-M1 for $779…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 6:24pm -

Northlight Images Rumors

  • 5D Mk4 - Q3?
    Suggestions that a 28MP 5D4 could appear as soon as August and launch a new flash system from Canon
    - 14 days ago14 Mar 15, 11:27am -
  • 5Ds a few samples
    Canon allow a few sample shots…
    - 15 days ago13 Mar 15, 9:34am -
  • EF 11-24mm F4L - first impressions
    It's a huge lens, almost as heavy as the 70-200 2.8LFirst look - page will be updated with more sample images.
    - 28 days ago28 Feb 15, 12:40pm -
  • Canon EF 11-24 F4 L
    We're told that our EF 11-24 lens should be here tomorrow….
    - 29 days ago27 Feb 15, 2:54pm -
  • 5Ds sensor tuned specifically for low ISO noise and DR
    We're hearing that the 5Ds sensor is specifically tuned for optimal low ISO performance.This is not the 5D Mk4 you were looking for… move along ;-)
    - 47 days ago8 Feb 15, 4:17pm -

Photo Rumors

  • newWhat else is new?

    What else is new?

    → 21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto). → The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81. → Firmware update v1.21 for the Pentax 645z camera released. → Sony released new firmware…
    - 13 hours ago27 Mar 15, 2:42pm -
  • Deal of the day: Ricoh GR camera for $479.99

    Deal of the day: Ricoh GR camera for $479.99

    The Ricoh GR camera is currently listed for $479.99 on eBay (regular price: $596.95). Only 3 cameras are left. Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished in any way without permission. Follow PhotoRumors on Faceb…
    - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 7:48pm -
  • Is this the new 4k Canon video camera? *UPDATED*

    Is this the new 4k Canon video camera? *UPDATED*

    A reader sent me those pictures of what appears to be a new 4k Canon video camera concept that will most likely be announced at the 2015 NAB show (April 11-16th). The funny part is that somebody from the audience (Jackie Chan?) jumped on stage and g…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 8:18pm -
  • Ricoh revealed their new pixel/sensor shift technology (available with firmware update?)

    Ricoh revealed their new pixel/sensor shift technology (available with firmware update?)

    If you are following PhotoRumors, you probably remember my post from few weeks ago on the rumored Ricoh pixel/sensor shift technology that could be included in the upcoming Pentax full frame DSLR camera. Imaging-resource posted some more informati…
    - 2 days ago25 Mar 15, 7:26pm -
  • Sony NEX-7 camera + lens kit is now $750 off

    Sony NEX-7 camera + lens kit is now $750 off

    Deal of the day: the Sony NEX-7 camera with 18-55mm lens is now $750 off at B&H. The E-mount based NEX-7 camera has a 24.3MP APS-C sensor, 3" tiltable LCD screen, OLED viewfinder, 1080 HD video and built-in flash. Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS f…
    - 4 days ago24 Mar 15, 2:42pm -

Noob Corner


Learning DSLR video

DSLR Film Noob

  • DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 17

    DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 17

    Episode 17 of DSLR FILM NOOB podcast, Jonny from jonathanapictures.com joins me to discuss MSI GS30 docking laptop, Kowa Lenses, Yongnuo 50mm f1.8, Sapphire filters, and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here,…
    - 5 days ago23 Mar 15, 1:53am -
  • Smallrig NATO protective rails.

    Smallrig NATO protective rails.

    Still kind of working on my Smallrig layout and I decided to go with one of their “Safety rails” for the top handle. The little quick release spring numb makes me feel a little safer about handing it off to others and prevents the top handle fro…
    - 10 days ago18 Mar 15, 1:32am -
  • DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 16

    DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 16

    Episode 16 of the DFN podcast, Mitch from planet5D joins me to discuss Mitakon 42.5mm f1.2, Canon 4k rumors, Film grants, New Macbook, and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here,  Soundcloud, or under the pod…
    - 12 days ago16 Mar 15, 2:31am -
  • Olympus E-M5 Mark II Image stabilization in action

    Olympus E-M5 Mark II Image stabilization in action

    If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s worth a look. Basically the guys from panophoto.net attached a Panasonic GH4 with 12-35mm f2.8 OIS (image stablized) lens and a Olympus E-M5 mark II with the Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 to a mounting plate and walke…
    - 15 days ago12 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • Saramonic SR-AX107 – First Impressions

    Saramonic SR-AX107 – First Impressions

    The Saramonic SR-AX107 just showed up today. Build is solid and the finish is on par with what you get from Juicedlink and beachtek. The red faceplate on the Saramonic will do little to improve audio quality, but it’s starting to grow on me.  Se…
    - 16 days ago12 Mar 15, 3:09am -

International


Cine Digital TV (Spanish)

Brazil

Dutch

  • LCW FADER ND ***

    LCW FADER ND ***

    Light Craft Workshop Fader ND MKII Tijdens de workshops en seminars die ik geef wordt de vraag ‘Wat moet ik aanschaffen’ vrijwel altijd gesteld. En dan denkt men over het algemeen meteen aan ‘fancy dingen’ zoals follow focus, een complete rig…
    - 14 Nov 14, 3:06pm -
  • BLACKRAPID RIEM ****

    BLACKRAPID RIEM ****

    Gek geworden? Ben ik nou helemaal gek geworden? Ten eerste om pakweg 90 Euro voor een camerariem uit te geven en er vervolgens nog een review aan te wijden ook? Een review over een riem waarmee je een camera om je nek/schouder kan hangen? En waarom z…
    - 8 Nov 14, 6:41pm -
  • SANDISK IMAGEMATE **

    SANDISK IMAGEMATE **

    USB 3.0 Voorheen had ik er met het materiaal uit mijn Canon5D nooit echt erg in, maar sinds ik ook met de Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera werk begon het mij wel te irriteren dat het zo lang duurde voordat al mijn files van de SD-kaart naar mijn compu…
    - 5 Nov 14, 10:31am -
  • CANON M **/***

    CANON M **/***

    De kleine opdonder Een van de voordelen die het filmen met DSLR camera’s met zich mee kan brengen is de compacte opzet van de camera. Natuurlijk hangt hierbij alles af van de rig die je om de camera heen hebt gebouwd. Maar als je met een kale DSLR…
    - 11 Jan 14, 1:31pm -
  • ERVANI LEAKS

    ERVANI LEAKS

    Ervani Leaks Looking for the traditional film look for your digital footage? Buy the Ervani leaks to add lightleaks and film burns to your footage. This collection is custom made for HDSLR35 and includes 5 minutes of realistic light leaks + the scrat…
    - 1 Jan 14, 2:03pm -

Cine7D

    alegaules

    • Standard Blog Post With All The Trimmings

      Standard Blog Post With All The Trimmings

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 9 Nov 13, 10:38am -
    • Post Format: Quote

      Post Format: Quote

      Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. Mark Twain Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam v…
      - 8 Nov 13, 8:13am -
    • Our Trip in Brooklyn

      Our Trip in Brooklyn

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 8 Nov 13, 3:20am -
    • Awesome Gallery Post

      Awesome Gallery Post

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua.At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea taki…
      - 7 Nov 13, 7:24am -
    • Brooklyn Brewery Mash Video Post

      Brooklyn Brewery Mash Video Post

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 7 Nov 13, 4:01am -

    cinefotografiando

    • La Favorita.

      La Favorita.

      "Cual es tu cámara favorita?" Es la pregunta por excelencia, y aunque siempre decimos que la mejor cámara es la que traemos con nosotros, siempre hay una que es la preferida entre todas las demás. Una que enamora,  no importa si ya tiene sus año…
      - 17 days ago10 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
    • Ansel Adams. BBC Masters Photographers (1983)

      Ansel Adams. BBC Masters Photographers (1983)

      En 1983 la BBC sacó al aire una serie llamada "Masters Photographers", dedicada a los maestros del arte fotográfico de todos los tiempos.Aunque a veces compartimos artículos vinculados al trabajo de alguno de estos maestros, creemos que es necesar…
      - 28 days ago27 Feb 15, 6:30pm -
    • Construir tu propia cámara, quizás la mejor terapia?

      Construir tu propia cámara, quizás la mejor terapia?

      Decía José Martí "el hombre crece con el trabajo que sale de sus manos".  En tiempos en que todo se compra hecho, envuelto, listo para usar; y donde la digitalización de nuestras vidas lo ha convertido tambien en un mundo banal, inmediato, insta…
      - 36 days ago19 Feb 15, 11:33pm -
    • Así suena Manabí: Behind the cameras.

      Así suena Manabí: Behind the cameras.

      CINEFOTOGRAFIANDOMuchos me preguntan que pasa que hace tanto no publicamos en el blog. A todos los amigos y cinefotógrafos que nos han preguntado, la realidad es que desde la mitad del año que pasó no hemos parado, y enhorabuena, porque los proyec…
      - 49 days ago6 Feb 15, 9:13pm -
    • Is Photography over?

      Is Photography over?

      The Falling Soldier por Robert CappaIs Photography over? (¿Se ha terminado la Fotografía?). En tiempos donde todos somos fotógrafos porque todos tenemos una cámara que nos fotografía o con la que fotografiamos en todo momento de nuestras vidas,…
      - 27 Nov 14, 9:48pm -

    PetaPixel

    Fstoppers

    • newInstagram Releases All New App Called Layout - But Where Does it Fit?

      Instagram Releases All New App Called Layout - But Where Does it Fit?

      This week Instagram released an all new photo collage app to the masses called Layout. Similar to their last development, Hyperlapse, it's completely separate from the original photo sharing application. Though I am glad Instagram is branching out i…
      - 10 hours ago27 Mar 15, 6:11pm -
    • newAdaptalux: Portable Mini Studio System for the Macro Shooters

      Adaptalux: Portable Mini Studio System for the Macro Shooters

      If you're into macro photography, Adaptalux could be your new best friend. The new Kickstarter project is aimed to solve a lot of the lighting issues macro photographers face and offer new ways to light objects in creative ways. The Adaptalux is a s…
      - 11 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:02pm -
    • Video Tutorial: How I Upload My Photos to Facebook

      Video Tutorial: How I Upload My Photos to Facebook

      Most of us know that arbitrarily uploading your shots on Facebook generally fuddles them all up, which is a reason to panic considering our image's quality is a big part of how we make a living. Back in December, I wrote an in-depth article on how I…
      - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 9:07pm -
    • Eerie Photo Series Highlights Ruins of NASCAR's Very First Racetrack

      Eerie Photo Series Highlights Ruins of NASCAR's Very First Racetrack

      NASCAR is one sport that has certainly become engrained in the American history books. Known for its speed and pure adrenaline, it continues to drive ticket sales and audiences from all around the world in the thousands. Thanks to one mystery photoj…
      - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 6:01pm -
    • Fashion Photography And The Sound of Music

      Fashion Photography And The Sound of Music

      During the course of my 28-year photo career I’ve learned a lot from simply watching great movies, but watching great movies alone isn’t enough. You have to practice once you’ve been exposed to new information. We all love watching movies, and…
      - 1 day ago26 Mar 15, 5:32pm -

    The PhoBlographer

    PhotoFocus