Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Feb
25
2015

Free Affinity Photo Beta Updated to Include Raw Photo Processing — Try it Out Now!

The latest free beta of fully-featured professional photo editing application Affinity Photo adds raw file processing and is now available for download. I am trying it out right now and I like what I see. And you can’t argue with free! [adrotate group="6"] Serif (Europe)…
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Feb
18
2015

Alex Cornell’s 5D Mark II Back-Up Proves Itself in ‘Flipped Iceberg: Shooting in Antarctica’

Multitalented creative Alex Cornell of San Francisco agency Moonbase shares how he did it in his video about shooting flipped icebergs at the disappearing Antarctic ice shelf. An old back-up camera, Adobe Lightroom, a couple of great lenses and “an incredible bag” by Lowepro helped him pull…
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Feb
10
2015

A new take on the tripod plate? Edelkrone Introduces New FlexTilt Head

The team from Edelkrone is at it again, this time innovating in the space between your tripod head and your camera’s baseplate with the edelkrone FlexTilt Head Neither a quick release system nor a panning/tilting head[adrotate group="6"] in the usual sense, Edelkrone’s FlexTilt offers an additional…
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Feb
6
2015

Is the Cinematic Photo Style Revolution for the GH4 Already Here?

Danish moviemaker Michael Medgyesi has formulated a revolutionary cinematic photo style for the Panasonic Lumix GH4 and it is already making waves. The primary difference between his and other cinematic photo styles? It is based on Portrait. The second? It results in far less time…
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Feb
6
2015

Canon fills out consumer DSLRs with new Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i shows some advancements over previous models but I'm not sure it will be enough to trump the very popular Canon Rebel T3i which is still topping the charts (tho I note that it is showing now as "discontinued"). [adrotate group="6"] The price point may…
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Feb
5
2015

50.6 Megapixel Canon EOS 5Ds aims to claim photogs but not filmmakers

Canon's made it official - the Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R have been announced along with the new EF 11-24mm f/4L - we've got a lot of info to come so keep your eye on this as we update with info we find around…
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Feb
4
2015

Cinemagraph Pro & The Year of 4K Hybrid Stills + Video

In his end-of-year review article Ways of Seeing: From Stills to Motion at the Time magazine website’s LightBox section, influential art director/creative director Phil Bicker mentioned Cinemagraph as evidence of a key trend in image-making in 2014 – merging still images with moving pictures.[adrotate group="6"] "Elsewhere Gifs and…
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Jan
22
2015

Timelapse Moab 2015: This is Special

I can’t think of a better way to meld photography with a spiritual journey through time and nature than spending five nights under the dark skies of Moab, Utah learning timelapse photography in Arches National Park. planet5D friend, TL specialist and instructor Ron Risman will…
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Jan
16
2015

Gotham 7.5K The Scariest & Most Beautiful Flight of My Career

Many of you know Vincent Laforet because of reverie and his contributions to the DSLR filmmaking community, so you may not know that he was originally Pulitzer Prize winning photographer! Vincent has made some amazing photographs over the years, [adrotate group="6"]but this recent set of…
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Jan
12
2015

SpeedLooks 4 Studio Log LUT Set, A Closer Look

When LookLabs released version 4 of its two SpeedLooks 3D Look Up Tables (LUTs) sets for editors and colorists, I wrote a news item and overview. Since then I have begun putting LUTs from SpeedLooks into action on a series of short movies currently in…
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