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  • newCrop Crap with Zack Arias

    Crop Crap with Zack Arias

    This is one of the most entertaining, well-done video reviews I’ve seen in quite a while. Count me a fan of Zack Arias. Even if I don’t agree with everything he says. In a walk down memory lane, Zach schools his audience with an abbreviated histo…
    - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:55pm -
  • newHow to Select Products and Avoid the Hype — If You Really Want To!

    How to Select Products and Avoid the Hype — If You Really Want To!

    A reader wrote to us about a bad experience he’d had with a new product reviewed by another web site. He told us: “…it would be cool if you could do an article on how to evaluate or shop for new products without getting caught up in the hype……
    - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:45pm -
  • Shane Hurlbut Offers New “Inner Circle” Subscription Service

    Shane Hurlbut Offers New “Inner Circle” Subscription Service

    It has been said that “magic is just science not yet understood.” By that definition, Shane Hurlbut has already proven he’s a magician of the first order as DP of big Hollywood films like TERMINATOR SALVATION and the recent NEED FOR SPEED. He k…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 5:10pm -
  • A7s and GH4 vs. Arri Amira? Really? Dynamic Range Compared

    A7s and GH4 vs. Arri Amira?  Really? Dynamic Range Compared

    Panasonic’s GH4 is supposed to have great dynamic range, but at least in this test from our friends over at Cinema5D, the Sony A7s mops the floor with it, coming in at 14.1 stops vs. just 10.9 stops for the GH4 (and 11.8 stops for the Canon 5D Mk I…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • GH4, A7s “Just Stomped on my 5D3 and 70D”

    GH4, A7s “Just Stomped on my 5D3 and 70D”

    Dan Watson over at LearningCameras.com has done a nice video review of the GH4 and A7s. He takes a holistic view of the two and picks a winner (punch line: GH4 in a well-reasoned and reasonable argument), but here’s the even bigger punch line: “B…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 1:45pm -
  • Sony A7s Rolling Shutter Compared to Competitors

    Sony A7s Rolling Shutter Compared to Competitors

    The chorus is growing louder by the day: Panasonic’s GH4 and Sony’s A7s are redefining our expectations for DSLR’s as video cameras. Beyond one’s preference for low light sensitivity vs 4K, there are a number of other tradeoffs to consider wh…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • Life Imitates Art: Unpleasant Realities in Reality TV

    Life Imitates Art: Unpleasant Realities in Reality TV

    Welcome to another short post introducing a longer, thoughtful one, this time by Hamilton Nolan over at gawker.com. The thing about it is not only the subject matter, but its weird tie-in to another post about the business side of Transformers IV. In…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 1:52pm -
  • Plaintive Tweet: Someone Really Needs to Do a Lens Recommendation List for the Sony A7s

    Plaintive Tweet: Someone Really Needs to Do a Lens Recommendation List for the Sony A7s

    @boxfx tweets: “Given the A7s is a full frame Sony camera, someone really needs to do a lens recommendation list. So many options, but no perfect choices” True dat. One of my main go-to sites for quantitative lens and sensor evaluations, DxOMark,…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 1:50pm -
  • Pleasures & Rewards of Using Fujifilm’s XT-1 for Stills Footage

    Pleasures & Rewards of Using Fujifilm’s XT-1 for Stills Footage

    Way back in the 1990s, Ken Burns’ groundbreaking documentary series ‘The Civil War’ first alerted me to how effective using still images in movies can be. Burns had studied under several notable photographers including Elaine Mayes and Jerome L…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 1:45pm -
  • What’s Wrong with this Tweet? Depends Upon What’s Actually True in It

    What’s Wrong with this Tweet? Depends Upon What’s Actually True in It

    For serious videographers committed to Canon DSLR’s, thank goodness for Magic Lantern. As many of you know, this free firmware addon provides many of the desperately needed video functions otherwise missing from the Canon consumer and prosumer DSLR…
    - 4 days ago28 Jul 14, 1:46pm -

planet5D Scoop News

  • newChampagne Loving Earth

    Champagne Loving Earth

    Video Description:Director _ Benoit Millot _ lepotagerdesign.comImages _ Benoit Millot et Sébastien JousseMontage_ Franck LittotIngénieur du son_ Arnaud Devillers Graphisme After Effect_ Antonin WaterkeynMusique_Cezame music agency_ cezame-fle.c…
    - 5 hours ago1 Aug 14, 5:07pm -
  • newX-Men, The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Boxtrolls Highlight SIGGRAPH Sessions

    X-Men, The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Boxtrolls Highlight SIGGRAPH Sessions

    This has been a banner year for blockbusters, depending on your point of view. If you're a studio exec studying box-office returns you might be unhappy with a double-digit decline in box-office revenues this summer. (Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy,…
    - 7 hours ago1 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • newCrop Crap with Zack Arias

    Crop Crap with Zack Arias

    This is one of the most entertaining, well-done video reviews I’ve seen in quite a while.Count me a fan of Zack Arias.Even if I don’t agree with everything he says.In a walk down memory lane, Zach schools his audience with an abbreviated history…
    - 8 hours ago1 Aug 14, 2:10pm -
  • newHow to Select Products and Avoid the Hype -- If You Really Want To!

    How to Select Products and Avoid the Hype -- If You Really Want To!


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  • newDenz Anamorphic Viewfinder

    Denz Anamorphic Viewfinder

      Here's an anamorphic update on the venerable DENZ optical viewfinder. The OIC 35-A from Munich-based Denz is can switch back and forth between spherical and anamorphic viewing. The ground glass holder has been adapted from the OIC 35 and allows…
    - 8 hours ago1 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • newVideo: Super Slow Motion on a Budget

    Video: Super Slow Motion on a Budget

    Check out this video on how you can get 300-1200FPS shots for only $100/Week using this funky slow motion camera.See it on Scoop.it, via HDSLR
    - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Promise

    The Promise

    I have been a longtime reader of your blog. Thank you for being a hub of information to the filmmaker community.Recently I completed a short film titled “The Promise”. We launched it on Father’s Day, and the reception has been great. You can vi…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 8:21pm -
  • Shane Hurlbut Offers New "Inner Circle" Subscription Service

    Shane Hurlbut Offers New "Inner Circle" Subscription Service

    It has been said that “magic is just science not yet understood.”By that definition, Shane Hurlbut has already proven he’s a magician of the first order as DP of big Hollywood films like TERMINATOR SALVATION and the recent NEED FOR SPEED.[adrot…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 5:12pm -
  • Video: Custom Rigs Used by VICE Shooters - DSLR Video Shooter

    Video: Custom Rigs Used by VICE Shooters - DSLR Video Shooter

    VICE Shooters show us their rigs built for filming foreign docs. Watch the video to see how they prep for battle.See it on Scoop.it, via HDSLR
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • A7s and GH4 vs. Arri Amira? Really? Dynamic Range Compared

    A7s and GH4 vs. Arri Amira?  Really? Dynamic Range Compared

    Panasonic’s GH4 is supposed to have great dynamic range, but at least in this test from our friends over at Cinema5D, the Sony A7s mops the floor with it, coming in at 14.1 stops vs. just 10.9 stops for the GH4 (and 11.8 stops for the Canon 5D Mk I…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 2:07pm -

Filmmakers


Shane Hurlbut

  • Announcing Shane’s Inner Circle

    Announcing Shane’s Inner Circle

    An Exciting New Addition to the Hurlblog Many of you ha […]
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 8:56pm -
  • GoPro: The Little Ideas That Make Them Great

    GoPro: The Little Ideas That Make Them Great

    We have not seen much of the GoPro imagery where it replaces the job of a more expensive camera. That is what we will stress in this post – the small things that create the biggest impact.
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 7:11pm -
  • Life Balance: Is It Possible?

    Life Balance: Is It Possible?

    What are your daily rituals and how do they increase your creativity and inspiration? Creativity takes cultivation and discipline to stay on top of your game.
    - 9 days ago23 Jul 14, 5:01pm -
  • Independent Filmmaking – Helen Disconnected

    Independent Filmmaking – Helen Disconnected

    Budget-minded filmmaking forces you to solve your problems within limitations. However, given the importance of the visuals to engage the audience in the story, we needed creative control over every aspect of the film’s aesthetic.
    - 16 days ago16 Jul 14, 5:09pm -
  • Filmmaker’s Spotlight – Tenebrae Lux

    Filmmaker’s Spotlight – Tenebrae Lux

    Ryan Boran is an inspiration to the indie filmmaking community, and we want to congratulate him for getting selected for this month’s Filmmakers Spotlight.
    - 23 days ago9 Jul 14, 8:10pm -

Vincent Laforet (not updating - not sure why)

  • Announcing: VISUAL BUDDHA

    Announcing: VISUAL BUDDHA

    None of the readers of this blog will be surprised to find out that I love discovering new gear & technology.   Recently I’ve been focusing a lot less on it, both on this blog and in life in general. That being said, I’ve never lost the bug or…
    - 15 Jul 13, 7:33am -
  • Can personality trump talent when selecting crew?

    Can personality trump talent when selecting crew?

    A few weeks ago I wrote about how trying to balance managing and directing with friendship can be a tight-rope walking act.  In this post I wanted to talk about something that is seldom discussed by people on the hiring end of the equation, i.e. fro…
    - 12 Jul 13, 7:29pm -
  • Fair Warning to Photographers out there: Livebooks appears to be in serious trouble…

    Fair Warning to Photographers out there: Livebooks appears to be in serious trouble…

     I don’t want to be alarmist and I actually have been unable to confirm anything officially through LiveBooks themselves – but not for a lack of trying – but the news seems to be pretty dire for one of the largest photographer portfolio site b…
    - 9 Jul 13, 10:48pm -

Philip Bloom

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Tech Talk Time
Tech Talk TimeTech Talk Time.From:Mitch AungerViews:232ratingsTime:48:36More inEntertainment
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Brydge iPad external keyboard review
Brydge iPad external keyboard reviewThe Brydge is an external keyboard for your iPad - and the quick review is short and sweet: if you do a lot of typing with your iPad or if you travel a lot a...From:Mitch AungerViews:11717ratingsTime:06…
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#2 TechTalkTime
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#20 Ron Risman from TimelapseWorkshops.com
#20 Ron Risman from TimelapseWorkshops.com20 Ron Risman from http://timelapseworkshops.com $100 off code! TLVOF5D will save your readers $100 off either of the workshops. http://TimelapseWorkshops.com to register.From:Mitch AungerViews:491…
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iPro iPhone lens kit review from Schneider Optics
iPro iPhone lens kit review from Schneider Opticsthe iPro Lens kit for the iPhone 5 was sent to us by the good folks at Schneider Optics. Find out about them at iprolens.com I tested the iPro against the re...From:Mitch AungerViews:150211r…
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#13 Jon Holland - planet5D podcast
#13 Jon Holland - planet5D podcastNOTE!!!! If you want to hear the REAL Audio, visit the blog post where I have the original audio file http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/06/planet5d-podcast-13-jon-holland-music-producer-and-filmmaker/...From:Mitch…
- 15 days ago17 Jul 14, 4:32pm -

News/Gear sites


cinema5D

News Shooter

CheesyCam

  • Tuning PID Settings for Varavon Birdycam GH4 Camera
    Now that the Birdycam has started shipping, i’m hearing a few questions and comments about tuning the PID settings to work better with a lightweight camera. I myself found the system oscillating when my setup was too light weight. Here’s a video…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 9:50pm -
  • Varavon BirdyCam Gimbal BTS Footage SF Meet

    Varavon BirdyCam Gimbal BTS Footage SF Meet

    Yesterday I met up with SatoStudios to check out the new DJI Ronin Gimbal, so I decided to bring out the Varavon Birdycam as well to shoot a few BTS clips. This footage is shot with a GH4 camera and although I find this footage to be incredibly smoot…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 4:55pm -
  • Varavon BirdyCam 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer First Look

    Varavon BirdyCam 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer First Look

    Here’s my first look at the new Varavon Birdycam (RTR) 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer. This stabilizer was popularized over other stabilizers in it’s price range, mainly because of it’s unique design which takes away the most tedious part about work…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 5:04pm -
  • Record Backup Audio Tracks with the ALZO 3.5 Female to XLR Stereo Adapter Cord

    Record Backup Audio Tracks with the ALZO 3.5 Female to XLR Stereo Adapter Cord

    Having come back from a recent project where I needed to place Lav microphones on three subjects, it’s always a good idea that you have some type of backup plan. Here’s an audio tip I thought i’d share using the new Alzo 3.5 mini stereo to XLR…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 2:32pm -
  • HDSLR EVF Holders and Manfrotto Base HDMI LOCK

    HDSLR EVF Holders and Manfrotto Base HDMI LOCK

    HDSLRnow brings us another excellent overview of an affordable EVF holder along with a clever Manfrotto QR base mounted HDMI lock(found here). I would suggest watching this video review entirely as it shares some clever new products.For additional…
    - 4 days ago28 Jul 14, 6:03pm -

NoFilmSchool

DSLR video Shooter

  • newMaking of American Loneliness

    Making of American Loneliness

    This is a guest post by filmmaker Mathieu LE LAY on his latest film American Loneliness. Since I started adventuring and filming into the wild, I had the dream to hit the American road on my own, backpacking into some of the most inspiring natural a…
    - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Super Slow Motion on a Budget

    Super Slow Motion on a Budget

    Joey Shanks sent me a video a couple weeks showing me how he rented a Casio EX-F1 for $100 and was able to get some pretty cool slow motion shots over the course of the week. While the resolution isn’t the best, you can still get some pretty g…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • Video: Custom Rigs Used by VICE Shooters

    Video: Custom Rigs Used by VICE Shooters

    Great video done by VICE DP’s Jake Burghart and Jerry Ricciotti showing us their custom rigs. While they use C300 cameras, a lot of this rigging could be applied to other cameras. What do you think of their setup? What modifications have you made t…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 2:29pm -
  • Production Gear Packing for a Two Day Shoot

    Production Gear Packing for a Two Day Shoot

    Over the last two weekends I have been out in Indiana shooting a music video and a short documentary. I thought I would show you guys what I’m brought and how I packed it. Please excuse the messy studio! I’ve been working on soundproofing a…
    - 4 days ago28 Jul 14, 3:37pm -
  • Walimex Pro Cage: Great Alternative to the Wooden Camera Cage

    Walimex Pro Cage: Great Alternative to the Wooden Camera Cage

    I love my Wooden Camera Quick Cage, but the cost of shooting with one is pretty steep. A complete WC cage setup that can be use with or without rods will set you back $839 (cage + extra plate for non-rod use) which is pretty painful. Recently I disco…
    - 7 days ago25 Jul 14, 3:34pm -

Dare Dreamer Mag

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

CameraTown

  • newCanon Expands imagePROGRaf Lineup with Six New Models
    Canon today unveiled six new models in its imagePROGRAF lineup: four new five-color, large-format inkjet printers - the 36-inch iPF785 and iPF780 models, and the 24-inch iPF685 and iPF680 models - and two new large-format imaging systems - the iPF785…
    - 15 hours ago1 Aug 14, 7:14am -
  • Canon Announces Two Super-Zoom Compact Cameras- Powershot SX400 HS and SX520 HS
    Canon today announced two new compact, super-zoom cameras: the PowerShot SX520 HS ($399.99) and the PowerShot SX400 IS digital cameras ($249.99). Designed to give users the versatility and telephoto reach they need to capture subjects from far distan…
    - 4 days ago29 Jul 14, 7:21am -
  • Blackmagic Design announces new "heads up display" for Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
    Blackmagic Design this week announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.9 software which includes new "heads up display" on screen metering that provides customers with histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining for the Blackmagic…
    - 4 days ago28 Jul 14, 11:12am -
  • Nikon D810 Digital SLR Review by Photography Blog
    Review (Summary): "The Nikon D810 is a brand new 36 megapixel full-frame sensor DSLR camera with no optical low pass filter. The D810 also offers 1080/60p HD video, a 3.2-inch LCD screen, an optical viewfinder with 100% coverage and 5fps burst shooti…
    - 9 days ago23 Jul 14, 6:36pm -
  • PrimeCircle XM Cinema Lenses Now Available
    The new PrimeCircle XM (manual focus and manual aperture) cinema lenses are finally becoming available, featuring smooth focus action with calibrated (one to one) focus scales for precise follow-focus work. The XM Series is available in nine differen…
    - 10 days ago23 Jul 14, 7:30am -

Photography Bay

  • newCanon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens for $639 – Deal Alert

    Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens for $639 – Deal Alert

    ebay (via deals-all-year) has the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens for $639.99 (reg. $1149) in limited quantity and with free shipping. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay. ebay seller deals-all-year has a 99.8% positive feedback rating on eba…
    - 2 hours ago1 Aug 14, 8:19pm -
  • Spider Holster Unveils Memory Card Organizer and Medium Lens Pouch

    Spider Holster Unveils Memory Card Organizer and Medium Lens Pouch

    Spider Holster has announced two new additions to its family of products – the Memory Card Organizer and Medium Lens Pouch. The Medium Lens Pouch follows the Spider Holster Large Lens Pouch and accomodates short professional zoom lenses (e.g., Can…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 6:29pm -
  • Drobo Mini with SSDs Designed for Max Speed and Data Protection

    Drobo Mini with SSDs Designed for Max Speed and Data Protection

    Drobo has released its new Drobo Mini with SSD, which features four 2.5″ drive bays packed with SSDs and available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB options. The Drobo Mini connects via Thunderbolt or USB 3.0. It weighs less than three pounds and can handle mult…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 6:18pm -
  • Nikon 1 J4 Now In Stock

    Nikon 1 J4 Now In Stock

    B&H has the new Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera in stock. The Nikon 1 J4 features a 1″ class sensor for a 2.7x crop factor (also known as Nikon’s CX format). The sensor is an 18MP CMOS with a Hybrid AF that sports 105 phase detect AF points on the s…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 5:33pm -
  • Petrol PD332 DSLR Cam ‘n Go Backpack for $119 – Deal Alert

    Petrol PD332 DSLR Cam ‘n Go Backpack for $119 – Deal Alert

    B&H has the Petrol PD332 DSLR Cam ‘n Go backpack for $119 (reg. $277) with free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally published on Photography Bay. RSSID#794326Related posts:Petro…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 4:51pm -

the C47

  • 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 &…
    - 26 days ago6 Jul 14, 2:36pm -
  • 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 -
  • New Series Coming Soon!
    Watch this space, YouTube and Vimeo in the near future. There is a new weekly series in the works called "On Set" that will provide tips, tricks and training on the craft of video production and filmmaking. And, it will be free!See you soon.Jem Sch…
    - 7 Apr 14, 3:13pm -

ProVideo Coalition

  • New PluralEyes 3.5 Released as Part of Shooter Suite 12.5 Update

    New PluralEyes 3.5 Released as Part of Shooter Suite 12.5 Update

    Today, Red Giant has released Shooter Suite 12.5, which includes new versions of two Shooter Suite products: PluralEyes 3.5 and Instant 4K. New to the suite is Denoiser II, Red Giant’s powerful video noise reduction tool. Also includ…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 6:04pm -
  • ProMAX Delivers a New Experience for Users Across Media & Entertainment

    ProMAX Delivers a New Experience for Users Across Media & Entertainment

    Big news was announced on July 22nd, as ProMAX went public with their acquisition of Cache-A, a leading supplier of network-attached video archive appliances. The move will allow ProMAX to integrate Cache-A’s archival technology into…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 4:49pm -
  • Saving Time and Money in Audio Post

    Saving Time and Money in Audio Post

    Some picture editors say “I don’t do sound.”  Other picture editors storm into the bay and insist that as much of their edits, effects and automation as possible from their AAF remain so that their “audio doesn’t get screwed…
    - 5 days ago28 Jul 14, 3:56am -
  • Review: SLR Magic ANAMORPHOT 1,33x 50 anamorphic adapter

    Review: SLR Magic ANAMORPHOT 1,33x 50 anamorphic adapter

    SLR Magic's ANAMORPHOT 1,33x 50 is an affordable anamorphic adapter lens (US$899; $1099 with two diopters) letting you shoot 2:37:1 widescreen on a 16x9 camera, or, if you're in a retro mood, 16x9 widescreen on a 4x3 standard-def camer…
    - 5 days ago27 Jul 14, 11:45pm -
  • More Sources of FREE Music and Sounds

    More Sources of FREE Music and Sounds

    When I recently wrote here at PVC an article entitled "Assure all Your Audio is Legal", I really meant that as authors we should not only offer others a work that we know is legal in all aspects, we should also promise ourselves to f…
    - 7 days ago25 Jul 14, 7:06pm -

FD Times

  • Denz Anamorphic Viewfinder
      Here’s an anamorphic update on the venerable DENZ optical viewfinder. The OIC 35-A from Munich-based Denz is can switch back and forth between spherical and anamorphic viewing. The ground glass holder has been adapted from the OIC 35 and allo…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 3:03pm -
  • 50 Years Ago Today: Ranger 7
    50 years ago, on July 31, 1964, Ranger 7 took the first pictures at close range of the Moon. These pictures were made with Angenieux 25mm f: 0.95 M1 lenses. Ranger 7 was the first US space probe to successfully transmit close images of the lunar s…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 2:28pm -
  • Luc Besson’s “Lucy” Opens Today… Interview with Thierry Arbogast, AFC
    "Lucy" opens this Friday. It was directed by Luc Besson--famous for “The Big Blue” (1988), “La Femme Nikita” (1990), “The Fifth Element” and Léon, the Professional. He built the Cité du Cinema stages and post facilities in Saint-Denis,…
    - 9 days ago24 Jul 14, 4:19am -
  • Blackmagic Camera Updates
    Blackmagic Design announced a discount for their  Pocket Cinema Camera, previously  US $995, now $495. Limited time: sale ends August 31, 2014, subject to limited availability. Price reverts back to original rate, or (pure speculation--is a new mo…
    - 15 days ago18 Jul 14, 2:48am -
  • Criterion Collection on British Airways
    British Airways began showing some Criterion Collection in-flight movies this month. Criterion Collection has provided some of the highest quality DVD, Blu-Ray and streaming transfers of original films since 1984 – uncut and in the original as…
    - 16 days ago16 Jul 14, 5:38pm -

Studio Daily

  • newSketch Three: Avant-Garde (R.P.M. 2)
    A car wheel + a tiny crash cam + several inches of duct tape = instant avant-garde headtrip, courtesy filmmaker Ryan Fox. 
    - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:41pm -
  • newNice Shoes’ Next Step? A New Creative Studio
    After industry veteran Geraint Owen and his partners closed their award-winning production and animation house, Superfäd, in 2013, Owen came to Nice Shoes with an idea: Why not build a symbiotic creative studio within the Flatiron facility, already…
    - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:36pm -
  • The Adobe Illustrator Story
    "Everybody said, 'You're going to ruin good design because now anybody can do it,'" recalls Adobe co-founder John Warnock 12 minutes into this video history of Adobe Illustrator design software produced and directed by Ami Capen. "But the cream rises…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 9:56pm -
  • Director Alex Gibney on Finding Fela, Julian Assange, and His Documentary Influences
    Most of Alex Gibney’s documentaries are works of investigative journalism. His latest, Finding Fela, is the first one with an infectious beat. Finding Fela combines the life story of Nigerian musician Fela Kuti with footage of the planning and prod…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 9:07pm -
  • SIGGRAPH 2014 Brings Indie Game Showcase to Vancouver
    (Chicago, IL) – SIGGRAPH 2014 has teamed up with Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, 12-14 August, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.     SIGGRAPH…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 6:37pm -

ProLost

  • Explore Your Creativity with Slugline

    Explore Your Creativity with Slugline

    Slugline is featured on the App Store as a part of Apple’s Explore Your Creativity promotion. Get it at half price for a limited time! Some other great apps are on sale as well.
    - 15 days ago17 Jul 14, 9:26pm -
  • Frame.io

    Frame.io

    A new online video collaboration platform by some friends. Here’s what nofilmschool has to say:Collaboration is a major part of filmmaking, but sometimes it seems as though technology hasn’t quite caught up with our increasingly mobile and onl…
    - 17 days ago15 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • Prolost is Ten

    Prolost is Ten

    When you reach a certain age, you no longer want anyone to make a big deal of your birthday. I’m on a shoot today (for something very cool that I’ll be able to share with you soon!), and unable to wax nostalgic about the evolution of this blog,…
    - 21 days ago11 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • Sony a7S Days 1 & 2

    Sony a7S Days 1 & 2

    I’ve had the Sony a7S for two days now. I’m doing everything wrong, and loving it.If your life is boring, just order a new camera. The day it arrives, I guarantee you’ll have tons of other, non-camera-related stuff going on. My Sony a7S arriv…
    - 29 days ago4 Jul 14, 8:16am -
  • Mask Tracking and Color Grading in CC 2014
    The After Effects mask tracker combines with the new effects masking features in After Effects and Premiere Pro CC 2014 to enable powerful color grading on a single clip. This simplifies layering color corrections with Red Giant Colorista II and tur…
    - 31 days ago1 Jul 14, 6:51pm -

Imaging Resource

HDSLRshooter

Rumors


canonrumors

  • newCanada Post Thefts Halt Lens Rentals Canada Service

    Canada Post Thefts Halt Lens Rentals Canada Service

    This story pretty much only affects Canadian customers of Lens Rentals Canada, though it has started to make its way around the web. I own Lens Rentals Canada and have been dealing with the theft of our items while they’ve been in transit with Can…
    - 2 hours ago1 Aug 14, 7:57pm -
  • newFriday Deals: EF 24-105 f/4L IS & EOS 7D Body

    Friday Deals: EF 24-105 f/4L IS & EOS 7D Body

    Below are some deals on ebay for Canon gear. First up is the “white box” version of the Canon EF 24-105 f/4L IS zoom lens. It can be had for $639. Canon EF 24-105 f/4L IS (White Box) $639 (Reg $1199) via deals-all-year (99.8% approval) The second…
    - 3 hours ago1 Aug 14, 7:45pm -
  • newCanon Announces New imagePROGRAF Large Format Printers

    Canon Announces New imagePROGRAF Large Format Printers

    Updates to Hardware and Software, Can Help Lead to Seamless Productivity and High-Quality Images MELVILLE, N.Y., July 31, 2014 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled six new models in its imagePROGRAF lineup: f…
    - 21 hours ago1 Aug 14, 12:56am -
  • Canon EF 50 f/1.2L Goes Missing at Canon Germany

    Canon EF 50 f/1.2L Goes Missing at Canon Germany

    *UPDATE #2* Both fine countries have found their 50 f/1.2L lenses! *UPDATE* Denmark too! (Thanks Jan) Original Story The Canon EF 50 f/1.2L USM has gone missing from the Canon Germany  prime lens page. Introduced in 2007, the EF 50 f/1.2L has seen…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 11:15am -
  • Adobe Releases Lightroom 5.6 Update

    Adobe Releases Lightroom 5.6 Update

    Adobe has released Lightroom 5.6 which includes the usual bug fixes and new lens  and camera profiles. From Adobe:Lightroom 5.6 Release Notes New Camera Support in Lightroom 5.6 Nikon D810 Panasonic LUMIX AG-GH4 Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 New Lens…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 10:57am -

NikonRumors

  • newHow to replace your Nikon D600 camera with a D610

    How to replace your Nikon D600 camera with a D610

    Back in March Nikon officially promised to replace defective D600 cameras if the spot issue is not fixed even after the warranty expires (the company allocated $17.7 million for D600 related issues). Here is an email I received from a reader that…
    - 8 hours ago1 Aug 14, 2:40pm -
  • Adobe Lightroom 5.6 released with Nikon D810 support

    Adobe Lightroom 5.6 released with Nikon D810 support

    Adobe released Lightroom 5.6 with support for the Nikon D810 camera, 1 Nikkor VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 and Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD A010N lenses. → Adobe Lightroom 5.6 download links: Win | Mac. Adobe Camera Raw 8.6 and DNG Converter 8.6…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 3:51pm -
  • Nikon D810 camera included in the August lens rebate program

    Nikon D810 camera included in the August lens rebate program

    The Nikon lens rebates for August include also the D810 camera, but unfortunately there are only 3 FX lenses that qualify for the savings. This offer will be valid till August 30th, 2014. Additional information can be found here. The Nikon D810 "Swi…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 7:31pm -
  • Nikon Capture NX-D 1.0.1 version released (Windows only update)

    Nikon Capture NX-D 1.0.1 version released (Windows only update)

    Nikon released Capture NX-D v.1.0.1 update only for Windows users (the latest version for Mac is still 1.0.0). Here are the download links: Nikon EU Nikon USA The new version contains only one fix: When the 64-bit Windows version of the application…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 3:39pm -
  • Nikon D810 camera currently in stock at B&H

    Nikon D810 camera currently in stock at B&H

    B&H received another Nikon D810 shipment and the camera is currently in stock. Posted by NikonRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished in any way without permission. Follow [NR] on Facebook and Twitter.Related posts:Nikon…
    - 4 days ago29 Jul 14, 1:42am -

4/3 Rumors

  • new$100 off on the Nocticron lens!

    $100 off on the Nocticron lens!

    For two days you can save $100 on the superb Nocticron 42,5mm f/1.2 lens at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). US deals Reminder: Olympus US launched a $50 rebate on the following MFT lenses: $50 off on the 45mm f/1.8…
    - 6 hours ago1 Aug 14, 4:32pm -
  • newPanasonic financial report: System Camera sales increased.

    Panasonic financial report: System Camera sales increased.

    Panasonic just released the full first quarter financial results (pdf file here). The first good news is that Panasonic is writing black numbers and recovering from the crisis they had the past years (just like any other electronic company had). Ther…
    - 10 hours ago1 Aug 14, 12:26pm -
  • newDebunking rumors from others: There is no Full Frame OMD coming at Photokina.

    Debunking rumors from others: There is no Full Frame OMD coming at Photokina.

    Since yesterday you can see links posted on forums (and even on my comment system) to rumor/news sites that claims to know that Olympus will launch a Full Frame OMD. Well, of course you can never be 100% sure on any rumor (not even on 43rumors). But…
    - 14 hours ago1 Aug 14, 8:44am -
  • newLightroom 5.6 adds support for the GH4 and FZ1000.

    Lightroom 5.6 adds support for the GH4 and FZ1000.

    Adobe update Lightroom and added support for the Panasonic GH4 nd FZ1000. Reminder: Camera Raw 8.6 downloads for CC (Click here) and CS6 (Click here). via Outbackphoto.
    - 19 hours ago1 Aug 14, 3:35am -
  • Save $100 on the Open Box GH4 sold by Samys.

    Save $100 on the Open Box GH4 sold by Samys.

    You can save $100 on the Open BOx GH4 sold by . It’s not a lot of money you save here but it’s the first time you can spend less $$$ to get the GH4. All current Olympus deals can be seen on that Amazon page and on that GetOlympus page. Those are…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 4:38pm -

Northlight Images Rumors

  • 7D Mk2
    More hints appearing that the 7D2 will appear in early September
    - 2 days ago31 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • 50/1.2L up for replacement?
    The 50/1.2L has been retired from the Canon Germany site (still on the UK site)
    - 2 days ago31 Jul 14, 7:59am -
  • No 'L' primes until 2015?
    A suggestion that we won't see new primes (35L and 50L) until next year.
    - 4 days ago29 Jul 14, 9:46am -
  • Nikon to use Sony's 50MP MF sensor?
    Might we see a Nikon entry into the medium format area at Photokina?Anyone remember the MX lens format?
    - 4 days ago29 Jul 14, 9:45am -
  • Canon 7D - Discontinued on Amazon.com
    The Canon 7D is showing as discontinued in a listing at Amazon.com
    - 7 days ago26 Jul 14, 8:23am -

Photo Rumors

  • More leaked pictures of the upcoming Pentax Q-S1 mirrorless camera

    More leaked pictures of the upcoming Pentax Q-S1 mirrorless camera

    A quick update to my post from yesterday - the name of the upcoming Pentax mirrorless camera will be Q-S1 (and not Q2 as previously reported). Attached are few more leaked images courtesy of digicame-info. Reminder: the Pentax Q10 camera with 27.5-…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 9:37pm -
  • Adobe Lightroom 5.6, Camera Raw 8.6 and DNG Converter 8.6 released

    Adobe Lightroom 5.6, Camera Raw 8.6 and DNG Converter 8.6 released

    Adobe released Lightroom 5.6 with support for the following cameras and lenses. Here are the download links: Win | Mac. Adobe Camera Raw 8.6 and DNG Converter 8.6 were also released (download links: Win | Mac). Posted by PhotoRumors.com Th…
    - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 3:58pm -
  • Deals of the day: Panasonic GF2 for $99, Pentax Q10 for $169, Fuji X-E1 for $649

    Deals of the day: Panasonic GF2 for $99, Pentax Q10 for $169, Fuji X-E1 for $649

    Those deals will expire tomorrow evening (July 31st) at 11:59pm EST: → Panasonic Lumix GF2 camera for $99 (regular $299) → Pentax Q10 camera with 27.5-83mm lens for $169 (regular $399) → Fujifilm X-E1 with XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS le…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 9:51pm -
  • The latest Pentax 645z medium format camera updates

    The latest Pentax 645z medium format camera updates

    Few Pentax 645z updates: The Pentax 645z camera is currently in stock at B&H (the 645d model is still available for $4,996.95). The above picture is the new Pentax DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AL SDM AW SR wide-angle medium format zoom lens that was li…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 6:48pm -
  • Another set of rumored Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specifications

    Another set of rumored Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specifications

    Here is another set of rumored Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specifications (I have previously posted E-PL7 specifications here and here): 16MP Live MOS sensor New ISO LOW 100 setting TruePic VII's image processing engine 81 AF points 8 frames per secon…
    - 2 days ago30 Jul 14, 5:37pm -

Noob Corner


Learning DSLR video

DSLR Film Noob

  • Panasonic HX-A500 4k POV camera for $399

    Panasonic HX-A500 4k POV camera for $399

    Many were expecting to see a 4k Gopro Hero 4, but it looks like Panasonic is going to beat Gopro to the punch with the release of the Panasonic HX-A500 POV camera. The HX-A500 uses a very similar design to Panasonic’s HX-A100 released last year w…
    - 42 days ago20 Jun 14, 8:51pm -
  • Canon 5d mark III $2575 sale

    Canon 5d mark III $2575 sale

    Yet another Canon 5d mark III ebay sale. Right now you can pick a possibly gray market 5d mark III body for $2575 with free shipping. I’ve ordered cameras from these sales in the past and had pretty good luck, but many times they require a signatur…
    - 43 days ago19 Jun 14, 2:11pm -
  • Lightroom 5.5 update now supports GH4 & Sony a7s

    Lightroom 5.5 update now supports GH4 & Sony a7s

    The latest version of Adobe Lightroom was released this morning. Looks like we now have full support for the Panasonic GH4 as well as the soon to be released Sony a7s. If you are already a Lightroom user the update is free to download and it’s also…
    - 44 days ago19 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Speed Test

    Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Speed Test

    The Crucial MX100 512GB was only released a few weeks ago and I’ve already seen it on sale a few times for as low as $199. That puts the MX100 at about 39 cents a GB compared to the current average price of around 48 cents a GB, making it one of th…
    - 44 days ago18 Jun 14, 2:58pm -
  • Panasonic GH4 is back in stock at $1698 on B&H

    Panasonic GH4 is back in stock at $1698 on B&H

    Just a quick heads up, the Panasonic GH4 has been out of stock or marked up to around $2000 for the past month or so. However, right now B&H has a few in stock at the normal price of $1698. If you want one, you might want to move fast, supplies are l…
    - 49 days ago13 Jun 14, 3:50pm -

International


Cine Digital TV (Spanish)

  • newPanel de 1024 Leds High CRI de Came

    Panel de 1024 Leds High CRI de Came

      En esta ocasión platicamos acerca del panel de 1024 leds High CRI de Came, un panel bi-color muy potente y versátil, además de accesible. Si desean conocer más acerca de este producto, pueden visitar la página de Came en http://www.came-tv.co…
    - 6 hours ago1 Aug 14, 4:54pm -
  • Sony presenta la nueva PXW-X70, una cámara compacta lista para 4k
    Hoy Sony presentó una nueva cámara profesional compacta, de hecho la primera de la serie XDCAM lista para 4k, denominada PXW-X70. Esta nueva cámara expande la gama profesional XDCAM con un tamaño mucho más compacto y un precio más accesible, lo…
    - 3 days ago29 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • Iluminación para vídeo con una lámpara – Switronix Torchled Bolt 220

    Iluminación para vídeo con una lámpara – Switronix Torchled Bolt 220

    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de la importancia de iluminar y la diferencia que hace el iluminar aunque sea con una sola lámpara y platicamos acerca de la Torchled Bolt 220 de Switronix, una lámpara led bi-color muy compacta, potente y portát…
    - 7 days ago25 Jul 14, 5:40pm -
  • Un nuevo micrófono USB de Rode, el Rode NT-USB

    - 8 days ago24 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Syrp Genie – Un dispositivo para motorizar los timelapses

    Syrp Genie – Un dispositivo para motorizar los timelapses

      En esta ocasión platicamos acerca del Syrp Genie, un dispositivo que nos permite motorizar nuestra cámara, tanto para timelapses, como para vídeo en un eje. Para conocer más acerca de este dispositivo, pueden visitar la siguiente página: http…
    - 14 days ago18 Jul 14, 6:43pm -

Brazil

Dutch

  • 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 -
  • NOLAB DIGITAL SUPER-8

    NOLAB DIGITAL SUPER-8

    Nolab Digital Super8 De HDSLR35 website is zeker geen nieuws-site en al helemaal geen site waarop je dagelijks allerlei meldingen van nieuwe producten kan lezen. Maar de Nolab Digital Super8 is een nieuwtje dat het verdient om vermeld te worden. Pers…
    - 12 Dec 13, 8:40am -
  • EBU R128

    EBU R128

    EBU R128 De meeste mensen kennen de campagne van de belastingdienst nog wel: ‘Leuker kunnen wij het niet maken’, wel makkelijker. Wat mij betreft kan deze kreet ook voor de hele EBU R128 gebruikt worden. Alhoewel het dan beter is om de boel om te…
    - 6 Dec 13, 1:50am -
  • ZEISS 25MM 2.8 (ZF.2) ***

    ZEISS 25MM 2.8 (ZF.2) ***

    De volgende Na het schrijven van een review over de Zeiss 50mm Makro waag ik mij nu aan een review over een tweede Zeiss objectief. In dit geval het 25mm 2.8 objectief een objectief dat zich op bijvoorbeeld de Black Magic Cinema Camera als een standa…
    - 26 Nov 13, 12:04am -

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

    • Agua, la mejor idea de todas.

      Agua, la mejor idea de todas.

      El Agua es la mejor idea de todas, sea cual sea la campaña. Joyita.
      - 50 days ago12 Jun 14, 10:09pm -
    • MITE

      MITE

      Esta pieza audiovisual le tomo a su creador Walter Bolves 10 años terminarla. Como el mismo dice era algo a lo que le dedicaba algún que otro tiempo entre sus horarios como compositor de gráficos de computadora. Impresionante.Realizado íntegramen…
      - 51 days ago11 Jun 14, 7:25pm -
    • Victoria's Secret "Angels Dream"

      Victoria's Secret "Angels Dream"

      Comercial filmado y dirigido por Darius Khondji para Victoria's Secret. Hermosamente fotografiado.
      - 58 days ago5 Jun 14, 12:16am -
    • Gol de McDonald's!

      Gol de McDonald's!

      Este comercial de McDonald's para el mundial 2014 tiene un detalle, los trucos que se muestran no son creados en computadora, son reales. Bien hechito la verdad.CREDITOSCliente: McDonald'sAgencia: DDB ChicagoExecutive Creative Director, DDB Chicago:…
      - 58 days ago4 Jun 14, 11:19pm -
    • ARRi AMIRA Color tool.

      ARRi AMIRA Color tool.

      ARRI ha puesto a disposición del público este video explicando el nuevo AMIRA Color tool, una herramienta extremadamente fácil de usar, indispensable en el flujo de trabajo con la nueva cámara ARRI AMIRA.El programa se puede bajar de esta página…
      - 59 days ago3 Jun 14, 4:16pm -

    PetaPixel

    Fstoppers

    • newWeekly Contest: Enter for Free and Grab Yourself a Year of SmugMug Pro

      Weekly Contest: Enter for Free and Grab Yourself a Year of SmugMug Pro

      Fstoppers has partnered with the awesome folks at ViewBug to bring you sweet, sweet contests weekly! This week you can a solid year of SmugMug Pro by submitting your best photo taken way down at ground level. This contest is judged by commercial…
      - 2 hours ago1 Aug 14, 8:16pm -
    • newDead Weight: Tony Irons’ Large and Medium Format Film Photography

      Dead Weight: Tony Irons’ Large and Medium Format Film Photography

      I recently produced a documentary on fine art photographer Tony Irons, showcasing his new photography exhibit entitled “Dead Weight.” The collection includes images created in a studio setting on large format film and landscapes photographed in…
      - 3 hours ago1 Aug 14, 6:56pm -
    • newSimplify, Minimize and Move Forward: A Few Tips To Help Break Out of a Photographic Funk

      Simplify, Minimize and Move Forward: A Few Tips To Help Break Out of a Photographic Funk

      If we do anything long enough, we run the risk that it may become monotonous and/or boring. While there is no fix-all for everyone, over the last few years, I’ve discovered several ways to help me break out of whatever photography-related funk I…
      - 5 hours ago1 Aug 14, 5:22pm -
    • newFamous Disney Characters Brought To Life Through Portraits

      Famous Disney Characters Brought To Life Through Portraits

      Thanks to Deviantart artist Karen Graw, you no longer have to imagine what famous Disney characters would look like in real life. Graw translated some of Disney's most famous animated characters into composite portraits and the results are very rea…
      - 5 hours ago1 Aug 14, 5:02pm -
    • newLighting a Short Film with an IKEA Trash Can

      Lighting a Short Film with an IKEA Trash Can

      David F. Sandberg goes behind the scenes of his recent horror film Not So Fast and shows us how he lit and created the short. Sandberg reveals his innovative lighting set up that allows him to create a dark and haunting scene. This great behind t…
      - 6 hours ago1 Aug 14, 4:48pm -

    The PhoBlographer

    PhotoFocus

    • newFeatured Photo by KC Eng

      Featured Photo by KC Eng

      Editor’s Note: Each week we’ll be featuring members of the Photofocus community.  Part of our New Year’s resolution is to focus on new and emerging talent.  As such, Melissa Niu will personally select images from our readers and feature th…
      - 56 mins ago1 Aug 14, 9:30pm -
    • newDesigning a Time-lapse Shot

      Designing a Time-lapse Shot

      What can make a time-lapse video even more dramatic? Camera moves. By moving the camera between each exposure, you can include an additional element of dynamism to a time-lapse video. This tutorial details some important elements to consider when pla…
      - 5 hours ago1 Aug 14, 5:30pm -
    • newWhat’s New in Lightroom 5.6

      What’s New in Lightroom 5.6

      Adobe release Lightroom 5.6 today. You can get it here for Windows | Mac. This update was all about support for a few new cameras, the addition of new lens profiles, and some bug fixes. No new features were expected and none delivered. New Camera Sup…
      - 9 hours ago1 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
    • More Thoughts and a Really Cool Video on Quadcopters

      More Thoughts and a Really Cool Video on Quadcopters

      Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Matt Kloskowski who’s a lead instructor at Photoshop World. You can take a class called Lights, Aerial Camera, Action! with Russell Brown at the conference. Last week, I posted some thoughts about…
      - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
    • A Simple Setup for Product Photography on a Graduated Background

      A Simple Setup for Product Photography on a Graduated Background

      For the past nine weeks I have been taking a ceramics class here in Portland, and on the last day I brought in my camera to photograph some of the other students’ work. I didn’t want to go too elaborate with the setup, so I opted to make use of t…
      - 1 day ago31 Jul 14, 1:00pm -