Canon 5d Mark IV is finally here
Aug27

Canon 5d Mark IV is finally here

Tweet It’s been rumored for way too long now and an update to one of Canons best cameras is finally announced! Check out some of the video’s below and let us know your thoughts in the comments below: You can preorder the camera...

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Facebook’s next big platform: Your camera
Aug11

Facebook’s next big platform: Your camera

Tweet Advertisement Facebook can’t build everything. For a decade, its strategy has been to provide the canvas, then let developers paint it however they want. That’s because there’ll always be another game. Another app. Another… selfie filter? The hot trend in consumer social networking has progressed from text update sharing to gaming to one-off utilities to basic photo sharing to now, when content creativity apps have taken the...

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This Is What It’s Like to Build a Large Format Camera Out of Plywood

Tweet I have had the itch to try large format photography again recently. I loved it when I was in college, but it’s a very pricy and time consuming pursuit. That said, I probably shouldn’t have spent any time watching these videos of Dieter Schneider who built his own large-format camera out of plywood. [embed https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=457 His process uses a CNC machine, which I don’t have access to, so at least I...

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New Gear: Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II Advanced Compact Camera

Tweet In addition to its new 80D DSLR, Canon is also announcing a the new G7X Mark II Advanced Compact camera. The new G7X Mark II has just about all the things you’d expect from a high-end compact. It has a 4.2x zoom (24-100mm equivalent field of view) zoom lens with a maximum aperture range of F/1.8-2.8. Behind that is a 20.1-megapixel, 1-inch CMOS sensor paired with Canon’s latest Digic 7 processor. The back of the camera is...

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Lighting Technique: Dustin Snipes Shoots a Clever Portrait of an NBA Star

Tweet Dustin Snipes “To light this shot of NBA superstar Anthony Davis appearing to dunk the sun, I had to use almost every tool in my arsenal,” says Los Angeles-based sports pro Dustin Snipes. “It was definitely one of the most technically challenging shoots, especially from a lighting standpoint, that I’ve ever done.” He and his client, Red Bull, spent months planning the project. Why so difficult? Because the magic had to happen in...

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