I’ve been a Canon user for a very long time, in fact since 1984. Over most of that time, I’ve been pretty happy with Canon. I’ve liked their innovation and their support of what photographers wanted to do with their gear. But over recent years, as my own artistic practice has grown and developed, I […]
The VariCam 35 was chosen for the popular BBC One docu-drama The Moorside, the most successful debut of a drama for the Corporation in 15 years. Set on Dewsbury’s Moorside estate, the series follows how a group of ordinary women brought the community together as one to try and find a child who had disappeared […]
Sony Australia has announced that a firmware update for Action Cam HDR-AS15 is now available. The firmware update includes PS Recording Mode (1920×1080/60p), which enables users to capture smooth images of fast moving scenes with a higher frame rate of 60p. A new “Water Mode” is also available on the Action Cam, which adjusts the […]
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 […]
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 about photography, video and art in the past week: 10 Zero Budget Filmmaking Tips http://www.raindance.org/blog/10-zero-budget-filmmaking-tips/ Your Basic Filmmaking Kit & Crew: A 3-Level Guide http://www.raindance.org/blog/your-basic-filmmaking-kit-crew-a-3-level-guide/ Video Codecs: What to know – Filmmaking Tutorial http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Uk6nzYCr7o 8 Honest Behind-The-Scenes Movie Making Documentaries http://www.filmschoolrejects.com/features/8-honest-behind-the-scenes-documentaries-that-show-both-sides-of-movie-making-dbell.php/2 Alt Script: Four Ways to Control Your Script’s Budget […]
Printings In Motion is the force behind Spreengs, greeting cards with a built-in screen that you can download a video to by using USB from any computer. While Spreengs is their retail operation, Printings In Motion have their own website and deal with companies to produce customised products, such as interactive brochures and more. I […]
A great website came to my attention cinemagraphs.com. The work of Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, the site shows their moving still images. These are animated GIF files that have one element moving within what is basically a still image. If you think of the moving photographs in Harry Potter newspapers you will have […]
Tests Confirm CS4 Users Can Save Thousands of Dollars Through Productivity Gains in Everyday Tasks Adobe today announced benchmarking results from an independent research study conducted by Pfeiffer Consulting and commissioned by Adobe. According to the report, features in Adobe Creative Suite 4 software can dramatically increase productivity, efficiency and return on investment. Research shows […]