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5 Photographers Ignite Presentations That Will Change Your Views On Photography

By Kevin Kubota Having a short attention span is the new black. Our “get it now” society has conditioned us to expect a complete message in 130 characters or a full educational experience in a 5-minute long YouTube video. However, as an educator or public speaker, assuming that your audience has a short attention span can actually be beneficial to you. Get to the point. What is the crux of your message? The crux of my...

Drones: The Action Cameras We’ve Been Waiting For

By Roger Sollenberger I don’t remember the first time I saw a BMX double backflip—all the clips fuse into one—but I do remember the first time I saw that trick through a GoPro. It was exciting and confusing, the ground and the sky suddenly spun, slot-machine-style, into a whirring scroll without a horizon. It was also the first time that images evoked in me what I imagined were the feelings of the rider pulling the trick. It felt...

Converting the Samsung NX1’s H.265 Codec to Adobe Premiere-Ready H.264

I have been shooting with and reviewing the new Samsung NX1 and was disappointed when nothing the NX1 recorded was actually watchable on my iMac. Wait, what? Why? Because the NX1 records in H.265 codec, the next generation of video codec that is currently young and unsupported by both Apple and Adobe. Though this will change in the future, for now H.264 is still the standard. That means that if you try and watch any video that the NX1...

Balancing Film and Digital: How to Successfully Become a Hybrid Shooter

Let’s face it, film is expensive… but film shooters will happily pay the price because the look and mindset of shooting film are worth it to them. Transitioning into film from wholly digital is a hurdle though, thanks to that price wall. So figuring out how exactly you transition from digital to film is key. You can do it without losing your mind (and your profit).    I started film after I started digital....

Photographing the Solar System with @astro_hugh

Hugh Carrick-Allan, the photographer behind the Instagram account (@astro_hugh), which is a hit to both photographers and hardcore astronomy enthusiasts, describes his fascination and journey to becoming an avid Astro-Photographer. “There is such an amazing diversity of things to see, from the moon and planets of our solar system to incredible nebulae — some where stars are being born and some where they have died — all the...

Mark Seliger’s Striking Portraits from the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

The 87th Academy Awards just concluded and I’m pretty sure everyone already has their favorite moments, from Lady Gaga’s Sound of Music performance to Common and John Legend’s heartfelt speech about the parallel in the events 50 years ago to today’s struggle for justice. The internet is abuzz with debates whether the hash tag #OscarSoWhite is true or not or if host Neil Patrick Harris did a wonderful job. One...

Panasonic Announced Two New Micro Four Thirds Lenses

Panasonic announced two new lenses today, a new portrait lens and wider angle macro lens at a very reasonable $399.99 each and will be available in May. Judging by the styling and typeface of the lens, these look like they are geared towards the Panasonic GM family of smaller cameras. Of course this will work with any other Micro Four Thirds cameras, but I suspect that they will pair themselves visually with the Panasonic...

ARRI Goes Incredibly Small with Carbon Fiber ALEXA Mini 4K UHD Camera

Not to be outdone by anyone in the lightweight world, ARRI has released the ALEXA Mini 4K UHD cinema camera. The ALEXA is a 35 format film-style digital camera with a lightweight and compact carbon body, 4:3/16:9 switchable active sensor area, support for ARRI MVF-1 viewfinder, built-in remote control capabilities via ARRI Electronic Control System and Wi-Fi, support for cforce motors, built-in motorized ND filters, interchangable lens...

G-Tech Announces New G-RAID with Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3.0, With Speeds Up To 440MB/s

G-Technology announced a new member of the G-RAID family today, focusing on speed with Thunderbolt and USB3 options. The new G-RAID solutions are high-performance, RAID 0/1 storage solutions designed for the most demanding creative projects. Featuring an internal RAID controller, solid all-aluminum enclosure, and quiet cooling fan technology, both solutions come with two removable, 7,200RPM enterprise-class hard drives for improved...

The Today Show: Reacting to Photoshop 1.0 in 1990

It’s hard to disagree with the Photoshop dissenters if you put yourself in the time period this interview debuted. The idea that photos could be manipulated was an terrifying thought to those not familiar with the industry. Little did they know, we had been doing it for years before that in the darkroom. Photoshop was just making it more accessible, easier and in a way that would grow with technology, specifically digital...

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  • Converting the Samsung NX1’s H.265 Codec to Adobe Premiere-Ready H.264

  • ARRI Goes Incredibly Small with Carbon Fiber ALEXA Mini 4K UHD Camera

  • The Today Show: Reacting to Photoshop 1.0 in 1990

  • How Far We’ve Come: Photoshop Turns 25 Years Old

  • Review: The Feather Camera Crane from Lite Pro Gear

  • Phase One and duPont Have Teamed Up For a Crazy Workshop

  • You Could Be Chimera Lighting’s Next Visionary Photographer

  • Is the Lytro Illum the Next Big Thing in Weddings?

  • Behind the Scenes at the Filming of Latest James Bond Adventure, “SPECTRE”

  • Watch the Making of a Parallax Motion Super Bowl Commercial