In the age of GoPros, it might seem a little stupid to ski with a Canon 5D camera system and three lenses, especially if you are shooting for yourself and not a commercial client. The excess bulk, the on and off of the backpack, switching lenses in the cold … why bother? I’ve been a skier since I was 12, and a photographer for the last 19 years. Show More Summary
Working for iMore has gotten me to once again appreciate my good old Canon DSLR. For the last few years, my poor camera often ended up hidden in a corner, making an appearance only when my iPhone wouldn't do or for special vacations....Show More Summary
It has been a while since I posted a “bonehead of the week” award. This award goes to…. me. One of my key tools here at HOG, my pocket sized […]
A quick explanation of what is now official canon and what is not concerning the Star Wars universe. Star Wars canon has undergone some massive changes of late due to The Force Awakens and the like. So here I kinda sort of explain what the deal is. Show More Summary
[AlxDroidDev] built himself a nice remote control box for CHDK-enabled cameras. If you haven’t heard of CHDK, it’s a pretty cool software modification for some Canon cameras. CHDK adds many new features to inexpensive cameras. In this case, [AlxDroidDev] is using a feature that allows the camera shutter to be activated via USB. Show More Summary
If there was any character in the Marvel Comics canon that could climb out of the bowels of Hell, it'd most certainly have to be Deadpool - and he's done just that in the cinematic world.The Deadpool movie has gone from being pretty much being canceled to being on the fast trackone leaked video that set Twitter on fire with support. Show More Summary
We have previously reported about Sony’s upcoming high-megapixel sensor (Ultrapixel sensor, if you will). The sensor was said to pack a whopping 46MP, but would still fall behind Canon’s rumored 53MP beast. Sony Alpha Rumors now reports that according to a “long time source”, the upcoming Sony a7RII will also enter the 50MP club. If [...]Show More Summary
This week’s Smart World Series features the battery woes of the upcoming Apple Watch, a refrigerator that brews you a cup of coffee on a schedule, Canonical’s push into the Internet of Things (IoT) and more. For those who missed … Continue reading ?
PROSPERO had expected a scrimmage. The organisers of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), held this year between January 21st and 25th, advertise it as the world’s “largest free literary festival”. Moreover, the topic he had been invited to speak on, Indian cricket and cricket writing, is popular. Show More Summary
Mea culpa! When I first saw that Canonical was coming out with its own combination of Docker containers and a lightweight Linux distribution in Ubuntu Core, I presumed it was a pure server play. I was wrong. Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s...Show More Summary
For a long while now, I have considered the issue of literature and its places and uses in contemporary society. It was a secondary interest of mine when I was in graduate school (the primary being cultural religious concepts in practice...Show More Summary
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A story about conquest, religion and the Americas, central to a founding myth of California, will end this year with the pope bestowing sainthood on a man many see as guilty of “ slavery ” and “ violent evangelism ”. Pope Francis announced last week that he plans to canonize Junipero Serra, “the...
First off, the glitch from the Wii U game... Now take a look at what the gang behind the cartoon did to pay tribute! No more complaining about the Knuckles jump glitch in ROL, because we just made it canon. #SonicBoom #DealWithIt pic.twitter.com/WkiylGvWlP — Alan Denton (@AlanTheWriter) January 24, 2015 Link
Country Universe writer and editor Jonathan Keefe has contributed to an awesome new project called Kicking the Canon. Put together by In Review Online, Kicking the Canon attempts to expand on what has traditionally been considered the definitive music and … Continue reading ?
Tamron has announced availability and pricing for its much-anticipated 15-30mm F/2.8 stabilized wide angle zoom. Set for availability on January 30th in Canon and Nikon mounts with Sony to follow later, the lens will retail for $1199. Read more
One reason why the iPhone is one of the most popular cameras on Flickr (second only to Canon in 2014) is that Apple realized a long time ago people love taking photos with smartphones, and it has constantly improved the cameras in its iPhones and iPads since launching them. Show More Summary
Want to take better pictures? Proper exposure is a critical part of that equation. The video above from Canon and photographer Arthur Morris teaches us settings to use for our DSLRs and how to use histograms. Read more...
Pope Francis has decided to make Junipero Serra a saint. Serra was a Franciscan in California who founded many of the California missions in the 18th century, effectively making him an agent of colonization as well as a converter of Native Americans to Catholicism. Building these missions meant forced labor from Native Americans while the […]
Thanks to front facing cameras found in most smartphones, taking selfies is the current rage. Many new digital cameras, like the new Canon Powershot G1X, features a flip up LED screen so you can see how you look before taking […]