The time has come. Drones owners will soon have to register and mark their unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). [Read more…]
Studio strobes have plenty of interesting light modifiers, sadly, hot shoe strobes (or OCF – off camera flash) do not fit in those due to the different form factor. But! hot shoe strobes can be adapted to fit studio strobe mounts using appropriate adapter/holder. This configuration allows to use a cheap and light strobes on location without the need to carry big havy strobes and batteries. It also gives access to the many studio light modifiers that are found on the market.
High end retoucher Pratik Naik showed me this application yesterday. It is a selfie retouching app that does wonders to your face. That led to us joking about how retouchers like him will soon be replaced with apps.
While, this may be a bit far-fetched, I am not entirely sure that it is impossible. At least for the minor things that used to need a pro.
Here are two examples that may get you thinking before you watch the video below:
As the saying goes – when it rains, it pours.
The first leaked photos of the D5 appeared less than two days ago and additional photos have already surfaced, shedding more light on Nikon’s next flagship DSLR camera.
The sensor’s megapixel count was one of the two major unknowns about the camera and the latest photos confirm it will be receive a 4MP upgrade over its predecessor, the D4s.
There have been no rumors so far about another unknown, the types of memory cards used in the D5, but Nikon Rumors now reports that Nikon might be dropping the XQD in favor of two CF cards.
The long-anticipated Nikon D5 flagship camera has finally shown itself in the first leaked photos, posted by Nikon Rumors.
It’s one thing when photos of your still-under-wraps product leaks, but it kind of embarrassing when it’s your flagship model and it’s seen using a competitor’s lens.
Other than that there seems to be a new button added and several, including the ISO button, have moved.
Taking a good portrait is hard enough, but taking one hanging from a cliff with model is balancing on the edge of another cliff is a whole new ball game. Photography duo Jay Philbrick and his wife Vicki are known for their devil daring (yet utterly safe) extreme photoshoot where they put models on cliffs edges, inside deep wells, and on steep snow slopes and light them to perfection.
We sat down with this New Hampshire based photographer for a quick Q&A:
So you just picked up your first camera and you’re ready to become the next Henri Cartier-Bresson? Perhaps you’re planning to leave the world of still photography and follow in Lee Friedlander’s footsteps?
Before taking the plunge, you might want to watch Digital Rev TV’s take on street photography expectations vs reality.
Earlier this year we shared a rumor that said Nikon’s next flagship DSLR, the D5, will have 173 autofocus points, a 20-megapixel sensor and a maximum ISO of over one million – the first camera to feature a seven-figure maximum ISO.
Samsung might be looking to exit the mirrorless camera market, but a recent patent suggests they’re far from exiting the photography market as a whole.
Newly discovered patents show that Samsung is potentially working on both dedicated smartphone cameras, similar to Panasonic’s Lumix CM1, as well as smartphones that feature interchangeable lens mount attachments. [Read more…]