Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Jul
1
2015

Cineasy Touch Solves Sony a7 series, a6000 Record Button Problem

Simple is good. And in spite of its unfortunate name, the Cineasy Touch is a simple solution to that confounded record button. I love the Sony a6000 [B&H | Amazon] – it’s the camera that convinced me to switch from decades of Canon body upgrades…
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Jul
1
2015

Zoom F8, Audio-technica system 10, Instamic, the Tokina 24-70mm f2.8, the Z-Camera, and more on DSLR FILM NOOB podcast

Via Deejay Scharton @DSLR Film Noob: Mitch from planet5D.com joins me to discuss the Zoom F8, Audio-technica system 10, Instamic, the Tokina 24-70mm f2.8, the Z-Camera, and more.[adrotate group="6"] You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud,…
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Jun
29
2015

The New Sigma 24-35 f/2: The Fastest Zoom Lens EVER

Sigma has just released their latest in the Art series of lenses, and it’s touting the title of, “fastest zoom lens ever made.” The Sigma 24-35 f/2 Art Lens is indeed the fastest zoom lens ever made to cover a full-frame body. Their previous lens,…
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Jun
28
2015

Arkansas, You Might Want to Take a Page from the New Colorado Law

In this installment of our just-created series “Common Sense Necessary for a Functioning Democracy Prevails,” Colorado Governor Hickenlooper signs into law House Bill 15-1290, a “right to record” police. DIY Photography reports about this new Colorado law.[adrotate group="6"] It’s not that we have anything against…
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Jun
27
2015

EOS C500 Mark II Going Higher Than 4K?

According to Canon Rumors, The Canon EOS C500 Mark II is likely to shoot at resolutions north of 4k. Indeed, this would be a smart move for Canon, who still haven’t fully embraced UHD resolutions yet. If the new C300 Mk II, which shoots in…
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Jun
26
2015

DxO One, Sigma 24-35mm f2, Canon G3x, and more on DSLR FILM NOOB podcast

Via Deejay Scharton @DSLR Film Noob: Mitch from http://www.planet5D.com Joins me to discuss the DxO One, Sigma 24-35mm f2, Canon G3x, and more.[adrotate group="6"] You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud, or under the podcast tab…
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Jun
26
2015

Single Pixel Camera – Making Lens Redundant

At the heart of every digital camera we discuss is an electronic sensor of some kind. There are many different kinds, made by a plethora of manufacturers. While these sensors perform entirely different from each other, they still function based off of a similar method.…
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Jun
26
2015

The Pandora DSLR Optimizer: The Frankenstein Audio Recorder

The tools we use as filmmakers are more often than not, unitaskers. That is, objects that can only perform one task (except for the mandatory on set Leatherman tool). The Pandora DSLR optimizer isn’t a unitasker. In fact, this might be the first audio recorder…
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Jun
26
2015

The Exciting New Wave of Sony Sensors

We live in amazing times for camera technology. Ten years ago, some people were still not convinced that high definition 1080p quality was necessary. Fast forward to 2015, and we’re standing on the precipice of adopting Ultra High Definition 4K. Your iPhone shoots 240 frames…
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Jun
25
2015

Introducing the Lomography Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens

Sometimes when I’m shooting portraits in light that I don’t prefer, or if the background’s not great, I have trouble finding new angles and getting the unique shot. For those times, sometimes it’s nice to have an ace in the hole lens or piece of…
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