Olympics

The BBC’s 2022 Winter Olympics commercial shows off amazing 3D printed stop motion animation

Jan 28, 2022
John Aldred

Whenever the Olympics come around, the BBC always comes up with some fantastic promotional sequences for it – you know, just in case a single…

Jeff Cable interview talks about real-world EOS R3 use and Canon’s secrecy around new gear releases

Oct 23, 2021
John Aldred

We’ve posted a lot about the Canon EOS R3 over the last few months, even before its official release announcement. We’ve heard a lot about…

Canon boasts 55% share of cameras used at the Tokyo Olympics

Aug 26, 2021
John Aldred

The Olympics in Tokyo this year was something of a surreal one. For a start, it was supposed to take place last year, but it…

No, the BBC weren’t in Tokyo covering the Olympics – It was faked using a game engine

Aug 18, 2021
John Aldred

The BBC’s Tokyo 2020 (yes, I know it’s 2021, but they kept the name) studio looked pretty real to casual observers watching the coverage of…

Aerial tilt-shift timelapse turns Sarajevo’s abandoned 1984 Olympic Village to miniature

Aug 16, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

The 1984 Winter Olympics took place in Sarajevo, in former Yugoslavia (today Bosnia and Herzegovina). It was the first Winter Olympic Games held in a…

Olympics photography workflow: Going through 2000 images to deliver 25 selections asap

Aug 4, 2021
Jeff Cable

I was joking with someone yesterday about the craziness of the Olympics, and the pressures that we are all under during the Games. We were…

The Nikon gear vault at the Tokyo Olympics shows not a single Z mount mirrorless camera

Jul 27, 2021
John Aldred

The long-awaited 2020 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo have begun. And as usual, the camera companies are there, too. Back in 2016, we got to…

Photographing the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic opening ceremony with the Canon EOS R3 (maybe)

Jul 25, 2021
Jeff Cable

[A little while back, we caught our friend Jeff Cable’s post about him getting the Canon EOS R3. This is very exciting news for anyone who…

Olympus is not out – New cameras and lenses coming in 2020

Mar 23, 2020
John Aldred

It seems that every few months for the past year or two, rumours have popped up saying that Olympus is closing down its camera business….

This is the first real world photo of the Canon EOS R5 – To be released “as early as possible”

Feb 21, 2020
John Aldred

The first photo of the upcoming Canon EOS R5 in the wild has been posted by Newswitch, with the Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM…