Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Sep
12
2014

What features do you want in the next DSLR Video camera?

Several years ago, we published a very popular survey asking people what they wanted in their next DSLR video camera (see the top 5 answers here) With photokina and rumors of a new Canon [adrotate group="6"] 7D mark ii right around the corner as well…
Sep
9
2014

Rotolight RL48-B ‘Stealth’ – The Little LED Light that Could

A press release for an LED light released by a company located at Pinewood Studios outside London, titled “Rotolight LED Lighting the source of choice for Master Photographer Tom Lee!” caused me to look back on all the LED lights I have tried and rejected…
Aug
15
2014

Learn the Secrets To Shooting And Processing Natural Light Portraits

Portrait photographer Jessica Drossin is GOOD. Her natural light portraits are amazing. Her natural light portrait tutorial reminded me that great still photography can be just as much about post-production as film.[adrotate group="6"] Yet it is both ironic (and I am grateful to her for sharing…
Jul
29
2014

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 Liebling – two of my favourite social…
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…
Jun
9
2014

Firecrest IRND – The World’s First Hyper-Neutral ND – a planet5D worldwide exclusive!

planetMitch note: we're thrilled that Formatt-Hitech chose planet5D for this announcement of their new Firecrest IRND Hyper-Neutral ND Filter! When I talked with Rod Clark from Formatt-Hitech at NAB, he was incredibly animated about how revolutionary these filters are and I asked him to let…
Jun
2
2014

B&H SanDisk memory card sale – in stock but hurry

B&H is having a quick sale on SanDisk memory cards! You can save up to $75 on some of these (others aren't huge discounts, but you should always try to save money right?)[adrotate group="6"] Has anyone ever experienced both the "Extreme" and the "Extreme Pro"?…
Mar
8
2014

$500 off Canon EOS 6D package with 24-105L

B&H has put the Canon EOS 6D with the Canon 24-105L on sale for $500 off ($1999 total price when you put it in your cart). Click here to get this special price! [adrotate group="6"] The Canon EOS 6D Digital Camera with Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L…
Mar
5
2014

World’s first sunset hyperlapse from an airplane!

"The sound of your shutter clicking is annoying the people around you." - "I know, I don't care at the moment, I'm shooting some crazy unique footage!" Those are the words from Matthew Vanderputte's post he shared with me this[adrotate group="6"] morning about what he…
Feb
3
2014

One more week to win $890 Genie

We told you last week about this - and you have one more week to enter! We've got another coolproduct to giveaway from Syrp- one of their Genie motion c[adrotate group="6"]ontrol/timelapse units. And please note, Syrp has graciously agreed to ship anywhere in the world!…