Posts by Author: Paul Faecks

Paul Faecks
Paul Faecks is a portrait- and fine art photographer, based in Berlin. Lately, he has started his own website, Learn, that helps you be more productive and procrastinate less.

DIYP Reviews The Max Stone IR Camera Controller

Dec 7, 2014
Paul Faecks

The Max Stone (Amazon | B&H) is a little IR- based camera remote that was successfully funded on kickstarter in February, earlier this year. The Max Stone…

The Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals (Updated Regularly)

Nov 28, 2014
Paul Faecks

It’s that time of the year again: Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving isn’t only a good time to eat some turkey though, you can also spend tens of…

See What Sony’s A7II’s 5-Axis Image Stabilization Looks Like With No Lens On

Nov 26, 2014
Paul Faecks

One of the main selling points of the recently announced Sony alpha a7II is its 5-axis in-camera image stabilization. YouTube user Sean Ellenwood uploaded a…

Red Bull’s 360° ‘Tiny World’ Surf Video Tries to Redefine ‘The Future Of Extreme Footage’

Nov 24, 2014
Paul Faecks

These “Tiny World” GoPro videos seem to pop out of nowhere from time to time, and we love them because up till a few years…

Planet Labs Is Putting 4kg Cameras In Orbit All Around Earth

Nov 19, 2014
Paul Faecks

Although the access to satellite imagery has never been as broadly available as today, it is still not without its issues. The pictures are often…

DJI Announces New 4k Capable Drone – Competition Is Silent

Nov 13, 2014
Paul Faecks

DJI recently announced the new “Inspire Quadcopter” that is capable of shooting 4k video and 12mp stills. The relatively affordable sub- 3000$ drone is DJI’s…

Vibrant Places All Around The World Brought To Life With Long Exposure

Nov 12, 2014
Paul Faecks

Capturing motion is in a photos that essentially freezes a moment in time is not trivial; We’ve shared works showing motion by literally freezing a…

Kids Hilariously Reacting To An Old Film Camera

Nov 10, 2014
Paul Faecks

Kids reacting to stuff that didn’t exist anymore when they were born is hilarious. TheFineBros recently let kids react to an old-school point-and-shoot film camera,…

Is Depth Of Field Affected By Focal Length? A Practical Test

Nov 6, 2014
Paul Faecks

The fact that the depth of field varies depending on focal length seems pretty straightforward, doesn’t it? Matt Granger however says that wide angle lenses…

“COOPH Apparel”: Clothing That’s specifically designed For Photographers

Nov 5, 2014
Paul Faecks

There are many photography- related products and accessories out there but what COOPH announced today is something special that hasn’t been there before (at least…