Saturday, September 23, 2017

I shot my first wedding and didn’t mess it up – Here are some...

Non-pro, non-wedding photographer here. Last year I took a few pictures at my sister’s wedding. My cousin, having his own wedding coming up, saw some of my shots...

These new “travel sized” V Mount batteries offer more power with less weight and...

V-Mount batteries are fantastic. When you need a lot of power to last all day, or supply multiple devices, there aren’t many good alternatives. But, they get really...

Make a cheap DIY follow focus from a keychain

Sometimes, the simplest solutions are the best ones. This video from Dave Knop a.k.a. Knoptop shows one of such solutions. He uses a simple stretchy keychain to make...

Film classics: Second-hand film cameras

Whether you’re new to photography or an old hand, the second-hand film camera market is awash with possibilities. First, though, when considering buying a second-hand film camera, it...

Adobe breaks the record with $1.84 billion Q3 revenue

At the end of the third fiscal quarter, Adobe broke the record in revenue. The financial results they reported for the Q3 of 2017 show the $1.84 billion...

Shooting Boiling Water with a Macro Lens and Colored Lights

Recently, I’ve become interested in photographing boiling water in a glass tea kettle. It may sound boring and uninteresting, but with the right lighting, you can get some...

This Short Film Was Lit Entirely with Drone Lights

Using drones to illuminate scenes and subjects using flashes and powerful LED lights is a new trend made possible by the emergence of affordable and intelligent consumer drones....

Oprema’s New Biotar 58mm f/2.0 Lens Has a Record 17-Blade Aperture

Having recently succeeded in crowdfunding the revival of the Biotar 75mm lens, Oprema is at it again and is looking to bring back the “legendary” Biotar 58mm f/2.0… with...

Lensbaby release new Sweet 80 lens and new Creative Bokeh Optic

In the past, I’ve not really been big on the whole Lensbaby thing. But, having now tried a few of them in person, I can safely say they’re...

A Look Through the Eyes of Easton Chang

Meet Easton Chang, an internationally recognized car photographer. In this 5-minute profile by SmugMug Films, get a glimpse into how Chang captures incredibly unique images of performance cars. Chang...

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Facing far-right gains, Merkel, Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote

BERLIN/GREIFSWALD, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, poised to win a fourth term in Sunday’s election, and her center-left challenger Martin Schulz...