MindShift Gear (the outdoor photography bag spin-off company of Think Tank Photo) announces the release of its multi-purpose Contact Sheet. Designed for photographers who work in wet or dirty environments and who need a clean, dry work area, this 3.5’ x 5’ ultralight, waterproof ground tarp provides a barrier from the elements. The 3.5’x5’ Contact […]
Photography competition site PhoozL announces a special cash-prize photo contest: ‘Pets in B&W’. This is a judged contest where the Top 3 Winners share a progressive (growing) cash prize pool from the paid-entry proceeds. The judge is pro pet photographer and pet photo author Andrew Darlow, and the contest is open to all logged-in members […]
Here’s what has caught my attention on the Internet about photography over the past few weeks: Bug-eye camera offers a new view of the world Creating Drama Through Cinematic Light Backlit Photography 101: Secrets of Expressive Backlit Portraits The illusion of simplicity: photographer Peter Belanger on shooting for Apple Strange Geographies: The Mojave Desert’s Airplane […]
Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet about photography in the past week: Amazing Macro Photos of Bugs With An Unsual Accessory Explore Hong Kong’s ‘Vertical Horizon’ in These Reverse-Vertigo Inducing Photos ProScope Micro Mobile lets your iPhone get mega-close-ups Panasonic introduces DMC-G6 and DMC-LF1 cameras 14-Year-Old Photographer’s Amazingly Surreal Self Portraits VFX pro […]
Supports advanced user needs through clean HDMI output for video and boosted AF performance for low-light and telephoto shooting Sydney, Australia, 30 April 2013 – Canon Australia today announced that the new firmware upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera is now available for download, delivering considerable improvements to still-shooting and Full […]
Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week or so: David Kingham Photography | Focusing at Night Seven Lenses for The Portrait Shooter on a Budget FocusTwist: Focus-Controllable Images with the iPhone | CDTobie’s Photo Blog How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction The Great Compositions of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt […]
A big update to Exposure is out and includes: Visual preset browser makes previewing effects faster and easier Dark user interface lets photographers concentrate on their photos Program offers greater creative texture control Raleigh, NC (April 24, 2013) – Alien Skin Software today announced Exposure® 5, the new version of its flagship photography effects software. […]
Manfrotto School of Xcellence, the educational platform by the world leader in the equipment and accessories industry for photography and imaging, is thrilled to host famed photographer Drew Gardner for their next webinar entitled, “Behind the Scenes Lighting Secret”. During this one-hour webinar, Gardner will take participants “behind the scenes” of some of his work, sharing lighting […]
Sydney, Australia – April 17, 2013 – Getty Images today announced that applications for its 2013 Grants for Editorial Photography are now being accepted. Five photojournalists will be selected to receive grants of US$10,000, intended to provide the funding and freedom to pursue projects of personal and journalistic significance. “Photojournalism is a powerful force for […]
Here’s what has caught my attention on the Internet recently about photography: Colorful Long Exposure Photos of Glow Sticks Dropped Into Waterfalls Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera G-Technology announces new family of Thunderbolt-equipped docks, drives NeroTrigger camera trigger is faster (and smarter) than your shutter finger Canon XA25 HD and XA20 HD Camcorders: […]
Photoflex Inc. of Watsonville, CA., announces the release of the NorthStar Lite. The NorthStar Lite is a 100watt single LED with the equivalency light output of a 1K Tungsten source, while maintaining a standard daylight colored temperature. The light has an integrated continuous dimmer that dims from 100% down to 0% with minimal color shift. […]
I’ve posted a new macro video shot with the Canon MP-E65mm macro lens. And below is another image of obsidian, volcanic glass, shot with the same lens.
Below are some still images and a video I shot with the Canon MP-E65mm macro lens, an amazing lens that covers the 1-5x macro magnification range. All are shot of one piece of obsidian, a natural volcanic glass.
Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet over the past week and a bit about photography and related topics: News: Sachtler Ace L and New FSB Tripod Systems at the NAB 2013 The Unbelievable Photos Taken by the Crazy Russians Who Illegally Climbed Egypt’s Great Pyramid Life In LoFi: iPhoneography Low light photography: 40 […]
Here’s what’s been catching my attention about photography on the Internet in the past week (and a bit): Gorgeous Photos Show An Arctic World That Won’t Be Around For Long | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation Remarkable Images Of Volcanic Lightning, A Scientific Mystery | Co.Design: business + innovation + design How The Impossible […]
For those in Los Angeles Series Begins March 23 with Special Saturday Lecture Featuring Exhibit Curator Anne Wilkes Tucker, Photographers Carolyn Cole and David Hume Kennerly LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Annenberg Space for Photography has announced the lineup of speakers for their popular IRIS Nights lecture series presented in conjunction with the upcoming WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images […]
Here’s what caught my attention about photography and related fields in the past week: Review: GoPro Hero3 Black Edition Rare, Full-Color Photos from WWII Phenomenal Photography by Finland Photographer Mikko Lagerstedt… 35mm Showdown: Canon, Canon L and Sigma Comparison Big Bang: Abstract Photograms Created by Exposing Photo Paper to Fireworks Guardian photographers share tips for […]
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Hahnemuehle Photo is a product line consisting of two resin-coated papers for photographic inkjet printing. Both are bright white with an extremely large color gamut, and the 290 gsm weight makes it more durable and substantial than other photographic inkjet papers while staying very competitive in price. The Hahnemuehle […]
Want to turn your beautiful photos of children into exquisite paintings? Help has arrived! Painting photos requires art knowledge and Corel Painter steps and Painting for Photographers Volume 2 provides both. All you need to add is practice! Art theories you’ll learn include how to paint eyes, lips, faces, hair, clothing and backgrounds, complete with […]
It’s been awhile since I posted what was catching my attention about photography on the Internet. Well, here is a catchup, a roundup of what has caught my attention: A Passion for Wrecks and Images Give a Photography Enthusiast a Second Career Luxi turns an iPhone into an incident light meter How To Approach Action […]
Long-time readers of DImageMaker and of my contributions to HP Professional Photography blog may remember me talking of the need for cameras to become expandable in the same ways that phones are. We needed to be able to expand their functionality or just configure the existing capabilities in a way that better suited us, personally. […]
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Professional photographer Peter Lik of the United Stateswas presented with the 6th Annual Photography Masters Cup Merit of Excellence in the category of Nature at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, February 16, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 86 countries who logged on to see the climax […]
I couldn’t resist Cover Model Kate Upton, 17 Swimsuit models, Four World Class Athletes, Overnight Sensation Katherine Webb and More Available on Newsstands, Tablet, Mobile, Web and a Travel Channel TV Special NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013 takes an unprecedented journey to all seven continents, delivering fashion, beauty and earth’s most […]
LONDON, February 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – What do art galleries, lecture halls, museums, football matches, fashion week and the theatre all have in common? All are designed to entertain or expand the mind, but patrons attempting to capture the moment on film will likely find themselves swiftly ejected, with the very real possibility of having their camera […]
Entries may be submitted online through March 1, 2013 Solms, Germany (February 5, 2013) – Leica Camera AG announces the commencement of the 2013 Leica Oskar Barnack Award and invites professional photographers to submit entries to this prestigious international photography competition. Applications and photographic projects are now being accepted online through March 1, 2013 at […]
Below are some more images for your enjoyment from my testing of the Canon MP-E65mm 1-5x f2.8 Macro Lens. There were taken with a Canon EOS 550D camera.
NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The International Center of Photography (ICP) will recognize seven honorees including David Goldblatt for Lifetime Achievement at the 29th Annual Infinity Awards gala event on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, in New York City. Celebrated at ICP’s largest annual fundraiser, the Infinity Awards are widely respected as the leading honor […]
Manfrotto has now released four videos showcasing the ML240, ML360, ML360H and ML360HP. These videos provide an overview of the LED light’s features as well as a quick tutorial on how to use it. Click on the images to view the videos.
Photographers using high dynamic range (HDR) techniques to really make their digital images pop can now use a 15% discount coupon for Photomatix Pro, the special offer released today from HDRPhotographyPro.com. HDRPhotographyPro.com have announced the release of a 15% discount coupon promotional for their visitors looking to buy the Photomatix Pro processing software to start with […]
Five free new DxO FilmPack Expert Edition renderings January 23, 2013 – DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO FilmPack v3.2.3 its vintage film simulation and creative rendering software for Mac and Windows. This update allows DxO FilmPack to expand its compatibility to include Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and to officially support Windows 8. […]