Many of us have often pondered the great question, “What would chairs look like if they were people?” Okay, so perhaps not, but I appreciate those who think outside the box (with the exception of a classmate in high school whose way of thinking stood as a stumbling block in my mathematics career). However, it [...]Show More Summary
A new product from LumoPro called the LightSwitch is a 2-in-1 multifunctional tool meant to cut down on the amount of gear that you need to lug to a shoot. The LightSwitch has a super clever, but simple design that allows it to be used as a case for your speedlight and either a reflector, bounce card or flag. Show More Summary
Like it or not, selfie sticks seem to be here to stay. If you plan on taking yours with you on your next trip, the site canibringmyselfiestick.com can help. The site lists popular travel and entertainment destinations from museums to amusement parks, and gives you a simple yes or no as to whether your selfie stick is allowed in. Show More Summary
It seems pretty safe to say that Zeiss sure knows how to make an 85mm lens. They aren't too shabby when it comes to wide-angle lenses either, so when I got the opportunity to spend time with their new Batis lenses for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras, I was eager to mount them up and head out to shoot. Show More Summary
"Judy Wangle" is all it says here. Who knew Judy? 4x5 negative. View full size.
ONE COUNTRY AND ONE FLAG THE STRIFE OF BROTHERS IS PAST 1903. "Spangler's Spring, Gettysburg, Pa." Forty years after that pivotal battle. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Columbus, Georgia, circa 1951. "Military funeral." One in a series of photos showing a quartet of flag-draped caskets. Georgia historians please fill in the blanks. 4x5 acetate negative, ex newspaper morgue. View full size.
Before the 20 th century, manufactured black dolls were virtually nonexistent. In the 1930s, they were still tough to find in major cities. For decades, if black American parents wanted their children to have black dolls, the only way was to make them. Show More Summary
See that? That's the high water mark to date for my dual-purpose creativity with a speedlight case. Being padded, I use it as a thermos for my station-purchased beverage when home-bound from New York City on the train. (Works totally ace, BTW.) But that bar just got seriously upped today by the LumoPro LP742 "LightSwitch" speedlight case. Read more »
Sony defined a category when it rolled out the enthusiast-focused Cyber-shot DSC-RX100. This shirt pocketable compact's fourth iteration brings a new 20MP 1"-type stacked CMOS sensor to the table, maintaining an F1.8-2.8, 24-70mm equivalent zoom lens from the preceding model. Our full review analyzes its performance in the field and in our studio. Read more
DxOMark has put Motorola's brand new Moto X Style to the test. With a 1/2.3" 21MP BSI CMOS sensor, F2.0 lens and dual-LED flash it's no slouch in the camera department. See where it lands in DxOMark's mobile rankings. Read more
The Moto X Style is Motorola's brand new flagship smartphone and replaces the 2014 edition of the Moto X, using a 1/2.3" 21MP BSI CMOS sensor and F2.0 lens. We've had a chance to try the new model before launch, and we took it out to capture a range of sample shots in varying light conditions. Read more
A window covering manufacturer, Somfy, just released an interesting crowd sourced photo project aptly titled, “A View From Here“. For the project, they tasked 27 photographers from around the globe with a rather simple set of instruction: take two photographs of the view from your window, (one in the morning and one in the evening) [...]Show More Summary
Photographing the International Space Station is no easy feat. It takes skill, a fair amount of planning, and a whole lot of patience. After years of planning, Aaron Harris has managed to perfect his method for capturing the ISS in transit. Aaron uses his Canon 7D with a Sigma 150-500mm, and of course his Triggertrap [...]Show More Summary
The 2015 release of Adobe Creative Cloud brought many new features, and for that we were happy. Now we (or, at least I) am happy once again. Adobe has just rolled out the first official update to Premiere Pro CC 2015. Along with fixes to audio and workflow problems, the new update promises to correct performance and [...]Show More Summary
Here is a clever idea. A Strobe case that turns into a reflector. There are many strobe soft reflectors out there, but none that double duties as a strobe case. The LP742 from LumoPro is a transformer of a case that doubles as either a full reflector (think Flash Bender) or a small flag (think [...]Show More Summary
Interested in photographing fashion and models? You may want to take a moment to watch the entertaining clip below. In the video, filmmaker, Yolanda Dominguez, sits down with a group of 8 year old children and shows them various photographs from recent fashion campaigns. As they describe their initial reactions to the images, you can’t [...]Show More Summary
Back in May we had shared that the upcoming release of DaVinci Resolve 12 may just be the most awesome editor for budget filmmakers. The only problem was, it hadn’t been released yet. Today, however, we are happy to announce that version 12 has been released in beta (and I’m currently downloading it)! In addition [...]Show More Summary
Since the automotive industry in the Soviet Union was developed rather well, lots of advertisement campaigns had been created by car manufacturers. See more »
Fearless the Lion was owned by Floyd C. Humeston, who raised Fagan from a cub, brushed its teeth, combed its fur and, LIFE claimed, had “evolved an English-German gibberish that Fagan not only understands but answers with growls andShow More Summary