The Wooster Sherlock Is A Clever Single Bar DIY Jib

Most video jibs that we share have a similar design, they are build with dual bars. It is those dial bars that keep the camera in the same orientation no matter how you tilt the jib. Think those ancient desk lamps.

The Wooster Sherlock Is A Clever Single Bar DIY Jib

The Wooster Sherlock design by Noack is kinda different, and is more like the CobraCrane Single Bar series where jibs only have one bar and a parallel wire that keeps the camera in a constant orientation. [Read more…]

How To Tear Down A Canon EOS-M To Its Atomic Components

Scott Torborg who is known for taking cameras apart recently showed how he took apart a Canon EOS-M to its most basic components and shared his process and findings. It is quite an interesting process and we learn a couple of interesting things.

How To Tear Down A Canon EOS-M  To Its Atomic Components

I am not sure if anyone will want to follow this at home, but the instructions are certainly detailed enough for anyone willing to take the responsibility. [Read more…]

Is Metal > Plastic? Not When It Comes To Lens Mounts, According To Lensrentals

Every once in a while Roger Cicala from Lensrentals debunks a myth. Today on his operating table is the Plastic vs. Metal lens mount myth.

Is Metal  Plastic? Not When It Comes To Lens Mounts, According To Lensrentals

Many photographers (me included) think that pro grade lenses are equipped with metal mounts rather than plastic ones. It makes perfect sense, right? Metal is stronger than plastic.

Well, according to Roger, we are all in the wrong. [Read more…]

Gopro Captured Footage Of Man And Lions Bro-Wrestling (In A Good Way)

If you were lucky enough to grow up with a smaller brother (or unlucky to grow up with an older brother), you know what Bro-Wrestling is. And it is usually pretty harmless.

But what about if you are good friends with a lion? Imagine Bro-Wrestling with one of these majestic animals.

Gopro Captured Footage Of Man And Lions Bro-Wrestling (In A Good Way)

This GoPro commercial accompanies Kevin Richardson, A.K.A The Lion Whisperer in a few days travel across South Africa. Kevin strapped a GoPro Hero 3+ to his chest and captured amazingly close footage with them. [Read more…]

How To Put A Granite Tile To Good Use

One of the simplest yet most used items in my photography toolbox is simple black granitle tile. I bought a small one 3 years ago and I am still using it today. I have a small tile that I bought for $4 and a bigger one that I got for $20. Other people use plexiglass or just a simple glass table for this kind of look.

How To Put A Granite Tile To Good Use

Normally I use the granite tile for my product or still life shots. Here are just some things that you can do with the granite
tile. [Read more…]

How To Take Amazing Night Shots With Two Buttons

With Star Trail photography, like this one, we usually don’t take a single long exposure to achieve a very long open shutter, but rather hundreds of shorter, 30 seconds, exposures.

How To Take Amazing Night Shots With Two Buttons

One of the ways to do this is to use an Intervalometer, and another, more frugal way, is to set the camera on continuous shooting mode and hold the shutter release button. This can be quite painful for your index finger so here is how to make a shutter release from a button. [Read more…]