Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Jul
25
2014

What are Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights? Find Out!

Everyone I know talks about shooting at the "Magic hour," others refer to the "Golden Hour" or others yet say in the morning or at night.  Everyone clear? Have you ever considered (or heard) of the other "Magic hours" for light?[adrotate group="6"] Golden Hour Blue…
Jul
23
2014

Is the Panasonic GH4 as Game Changing as Everyone Thought 3 Months Ago?

When guys like Michael Reichmann, Philip Bloom, Caleb Pike and Dave Dugdale write about either buying or switching entirely from Canon to Panasonic;  video comparisons here, here, and here offer unequivocal demonstrations of superior GH4 footage; and guys at local meetups all talk about the GH4…
Jul
22
2014

Syrp Variable ND Filter Now Available!

When we last caught up with the team from Syrp (creators of Kickstarter success Genie, they’d just expanded their product line with their Magic Carpet slider. Fast on the heels of that product introduction, Syrp has expanded their line once again with the Syrp ND…
Jul
17
2014

Latest Rumor- Canon 5D Mark IV Might Feature 4K Video

The latest rumor from Canonwatch.com is hinting that the Canon 5D Mark IV might ship with the ability to shoot 4K video. The questions we should be asking are: #1- Is the rumor credible? #2- If the Canon 5D Mark IV doesn't have the ability…
Jul
15
2014

The emotimo TB3 rocks your motion control needs

So you've tried your first time lapse from the stationary tripod and he thought it was okay but it's nothing like some of the amazing movies that we've shown you, So you want to do more. You want motioning your time lapse. That's where the…
Jul
15
2014

What is Equivalence and Why Should I Care? DPreview Weighs In

We received a veritable firestorm of commentary following our post on Tony Northrup's video. In that video, he challenged the industry -- and conventional wisdom -- about the true nature of differences in performance among full frame and crop sensor cameras and lenses.  Now, dpreview.com…
Jul
13
2014

Panasonic GH4 Video Review by Philip Bloom: “It’s a breakthrough”

Philip Bloom is an indie filmmaker who favors the Canon 1DC for his own HDSLR work, but he's just put up an almost 40 minute long review of the Panasonic GH4.[adrotate group="6"] Full disclosure: Bloom has done film work for both Canon AND Panasonic specifically…
Jul
12
2014

Extraordinary Psychedelic Drumming Video

I am always on the lookout for new and innovative techniques that might be usable on a future job. This is a technique I don't think I have seen before. [adrotate group="6"] The creators of this video used the Rock Stix 2 multi-colored LED drum…
Jul
11
2014

Fusion Between Art and Technology: Sincrocam Robotized 2 Axis Panoramic Slider For Video And Time-Lapse

Here's a unique slider that's up for funding on IndieGoGo called the Sincrocam - Learn more about Sincrocam on Indiegogo [adrotate group="6"] What is Sincrocam? Sincrocam is a very easy to use robotized slider, which will allow you to make video and Time-lapse panoramic camera…
Jul
10
2014

Is Banning Drones from National Parks a Good Idea? Lemme Think About That. OK, Yes!

Like you, I love photography and videography. And I think aerial photography, especially drone aerial photography, is fascinating. But I’m willing to bet that, like me, you hate the sound of a gas-powered [adrotate group="6"]leaf blower or lawn mower shattering a weekend morning at 7:00AM.…