After launching the world’s first pinhole lens with a variable aperture, Thingify is presenting another awesome innovation for filmmakers and photographers. The Pinhole Pro X is the world’s first zoom pinhole lens. Designed for various mirrorless, DLSR, and Micro 4/3 mounts, it will give you that vintage lo-fi look no matter which camera you’re using.
Rumor has it that Canon is about to announce EOS 90D as soon as this month. But, it appears to be more than just a rumor. A promotional video for 90D has leaked, along with the one for M6 Mark II. Both videos show the looks of the upcoming cameras, but more importantly – they also reveal all major specs of both models.
Expert Imaging and Sound Association Awards (EISA) has announced its selection of the best photo gear of 2019. Nikon Z 6 was proclaimed the Camera of the Year, but there are a few more awarded cameras in other categories – all of them mirrorless.
Drones have become widespread in photography and filmmaking, and their applications keep growing. Researchers at UC Berkeley’s High Performance Robotics Laboratory (HiPeRLab) have created a drone that shrinks mid-flight so it can squeeze through small spaces.
Sony Tough SD cards are basically indestructible. They’re unbendable, waterproof, shock-proof and freeze-proof. According to Sony, even X-ray, magnet or high temperatures won’t kill them. But are they really that tough? Steve Huff put them to an ultimate torture test in a swimming pool, washer, drier, ice and even blender. So, how tough is Sony Tough?
The ubiquitous 50mm lens has been a staple of photography for many years. And a lot of those older 50mm lenses really aren’t all that terrible – if you’re shooting video or can deal with manual focusing. In this video, Andrew from Danae & Andrew looks at 10 of the most popular vintage 50mm lenses to see how they compare.
While quite a few vintage lenses are starting to fetch some decent money, there are a lot of bargains still to be had, particularly at the 50mm focal length. All ten of the lenses shown in the video cost less than $100. And it might surprise you to find out that some of them actually have a pretty fast f/1.4 aperture.
A gimbal is a handy tool which can add so much to your filmmaking. But, there are also some things that you shouldn’t do with it once you start using it for filming. In this video, Alex of We Talk UAV talks about ten things you should never do with your gimbal if you really want to make the best of it.
What does your camera sound when you press the shutter? Do you like what you hear? Guys from Lensrentals compared 16 of the most popular cameras from almost every major manufacturer. They include both DSLR and mirrorless models tested for something not exactly common: shutter sound. The team ranked them from best to worst. So, let’s hear the sounds, see their ranking, but also make our own verdict.