Video autofocus capabilities has been getting better and better over the years, but nothing yet can beat the range of control and precision as the ability to properly use a manual focus. Unfortunately, using manual focus isn’t as easy as it may seem, especially when relying only on the live view display on the back of a camera.
After years of prototypes and concepts, virtual reality headsets are finally starting to go mainstream with lower prices and better availability. One problem concerning a few in the tech industry is the lack of VR content.
Already, companies like GoPro and Google are getting in on VR content creation. But they’re not the only ones. Today, VR firm VideoStitch announced Orah 4i, a plug-and-play device that can both capture and broadcast live VR footage. [Read more…]
Many of us have seen photographs of the abandoned mining town of Kolmanskop in Namibia. Even if you don’t remember the name of the place, it’s difficult to forget photographs of houses, being reclaimed by the surrounding desert, flooded with sand.
For most of us, that’s about as far as this story goes, but for Australian photographer Emma McEvoy, this was the beginning of a journey. Not content with simply seeing photos of this location, Emma made it her mission to visit one day, and to photograph it for herself.
A few weeks ago I posted a series of photographs of couples ‘making love’ in public places and got a very positive response. So I figured I’d keep at it!
At the time, I used to only shoot couples I ran into randomly, so it was pure street photography. But then I thought, I don’t run into couples sharing an intimate moment that often… So why not create those moments?
Sony Alpha Rumours have made a lot of buzz the last couple of days by announcing that they’ve received some hints about the potential size of images that may be produced by the Sony A7RIII. According to their source…
a7Riii the new sensor will be between 70 – 80 Megapixels. They are working on improved IBIS as well. Although officially the new lenses per the 24-70 F2.8 GM and the others have been tested for QC at 60+ Megapixels and 6K+ Video they achieve even better results than that.
I’m not going to go on about this camera specifically, but 70-80 Megapixels. Let’s talk a little about that.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about shooting on a beach, it’s that sand gets everywhere. No matter what camera bag the gear is in or how well it’s taken care of, sand will inevitably end up everywhere.
Despite this, there’s one place sand should never be, regardless of where else it might magically appear…on a camera’s sensor. [Read more…]
If you frequent DIY Photography, you’ll know we’re big fans of the Light Blaster, a speedlight accessory that allows you to cast shapes and designs onto a subject or background.
Today, we have for you a fun DIY project that does essentially the same thing, except for your smartphone’s camera flash. [Read more…]
British Diver and Olympic Bronze Medalist Tom Daley ran a brief competition on his Twitter feed recently. The brief was simple. Modify a photograph with the winner being chosen to become the new banner for his Twitter profile.
With 2.6 million followers, Tom had no shortage of entries, and the competition was soon hijacked by Photoshop pranksters, as was inevitable.
Lenses are getting better in quality with each passing year. But, no amount of technology put into the IQ of a lens can change physics. Sometimes, especially when using wide-angle lenses, you end up with slightly distorted images due to limitations in the lens or camera.