Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Feb
26
2015

“DSLR Top Features” Survey Reveals Canon’s (and Others’) Challenges

We like asking Kickstarter entrepreneurs what kind of market research they do when planning new products, and that got us thinking about the process used by the big boys – and our own recent survey on DSLR top features. [adrotate group="6"] Back in September we…
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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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Oct
21
2014

4k Video Now or Later? New FREE ebook

We're all wondering whether we should be shooting 4k Video and there are a huge number of reasons both for and against shooting in 4k. So, several months ago (just as I was getting hit with kidney stones - which put me off of [adrotate…
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Oct
14
2014

Legendary German Director of Photography Dedo Weigert to Teach Lighting in LA Early November

Not only is Germany's Dedo Weigert a respected Director of Photography, he is also a lighting solutions inventor and manufacturer with his own brand Dedolight. Now he is coming to Los Angeles on the 8th and 9th November to teach free seminars in movie lighting.…
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Sep
25
2014

Fujifilm Adds Video Features to New XT-1 & X100T, On Way to Full-Fledged Hybrid Cameras?

Fujifilm’s recent X-series stills cameras and lenses have deservedly become some of the most-loved since the Fujifilm Finepix X100 appeared in 2011. Fujifilm is no slouch when it comes to high end moviemaking lenses either – its cine and television broadcast lenses have been legendary…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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