Archive for 'Stills'
Posted on 18. Dec, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Have an incredible photo of our amazing planet (no, not planet5D, but this place called Earth)? If so, you may be interested in this photography competition about our natural world. BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition Enter your images into the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition by March 31 2014 for your chance to win a […]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2013 by planetmitch.
The folks at DSLRSolutions.net sent me their latest Ultra-simple follow focus for an early preview. The short review: if you’re looking for a simple inexpensive focus assist for your DSLR (this works for photographers too!), this one is almost perfect for your needs. It adjusts to just about any size lens (the massive and the […]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by planetmitch.
We’ve shown you the DSLR Solutions follow focus before (see this post) but they’ve just made it even better! The new unit is called the DSLR Solutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus and we’ve not only got all the info below, but we have one of these and will be posting a review in a couple of […]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by planetmitch.
This is a simple data management process that makes sense as I often have trouble remembering whether I’ve copied all the files off of a CF or SD memory card. This came from the @stillmotion KNOW tour and I thought it would be good to share with my readers. the card trick from @stillmotion What […]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2013 by steven schwartz.
If you shoot video for a living you know exactly what is meant by a “…gut-wrenching realization.” It means that you are on a shoot surrounded by people, piles of equipment and a ticking clock – and you just realized you [fill in the blank]. Forgetting something, bringing dead batteries, the wrong cable, or an […]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2013 by planetmitch.
Clint Milby over at HDSLRshooter.com was able to interview the incredibly knowledgable Rich Schleuning from Zeiss (Rich has an amazing amount of knowledge about lenses – he’s not just a pretty face for the camera!). They chat about the new Otus 1.4/55 lens that is mainly designed for photographers, but certainly can be used for […]
Posted on 06. Sep, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Rick Sammon – a popular photographer/instructor has released a very nice iPhone app called Rick Sammon’s Photo Sundial. If you want to see an interview I did with Rick, I’ve added it below the app info… scroll down! Rick Sammon’s Photo Sundial Rick Sammon’s Photo Sundial is an interactive app loaded with features that help […]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
While the Lytro hasn’t yet taken over the world, many are fascinated by the idea that they could re-focus a shot at any time and the presentation shown below indicates that it can be done with your every-day DSLR. I still have plenty of reservations about this technology and I suspect others do as well… […]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
Imagine you’re out taking some stills and video with your DSLR but you’re not in the mood for a strap because you want freedom, but you also don’t want to hold your DSLR in your hand all day – well, a great solution for you is the Capture Clip from Peak Design. I have the […]
Posted on 13. Aug, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Formatt-Hitech release the ProStop IRND Long Exposure Filter Kit, Joel Tjintjelaar Signature Series Formatt-Hitech have partnered with Joel Tjintjelaar, one of the world’s leading long-exposure fine-art photographers, to develop a filter kit specifically designed to meet the needs of long-exposure fine-art photographers. Tjintjelaar specializes in black & white architectural and landscape photography and regularly makes […]
Posted on 08. Aug, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Now here’s an intriguing product for still photogs – i can see a ton of uses for filling in scenes with backgrounds… maybe messages as well. Give this a look! The Light Blaster The Light Blaster™ Is a strobe based image projector. It brings you unlimited possibilities for creative freedom, letting you select and project […]
Posted on 16. Jul, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Imagine you could improve the dynamic range of your Canon EOS 5D Mark III or Canon EOS 7D to 14 stops! what would you give to be able to do that? Would you pay for it? What if you could have it for free? UPDATE (2013-07-17) We’ve just posted a video sample here Alex from the […]