PPE 2019

Peter Hurley talks about the psychology of shooting headshots + demo

Nov 13, 2019
John Aldred

When you think headshot photography, it’s not long before the name Peter Hurley springs to mind. As an actor and model turned photographer, he’s become…

Luminar 4 wants to make editing photos more fun and less boring

Nov 13, 2019
John Aldred

Skylum has come a long way since the Macphun days. Since breaking out of their Mac-only shell and expanding out into Windows, their software has…

Irix expands their cinema lens range with the 45mm T1.5 and more on the way

Nov 11, 2019
John Aldred

Irix shocked us all recently by announcing that their 45mm prime lens was going to be released as a T1.5 cinema lens first, and not…

The Camera Canopy stops your camera getting wet in the rain – and it’s a real thing

Nov 11, 2019
John Aldred

It turns out that the Camera Canopy, first shown off near the beginning of this year, wasn’t a prank after all. It’s a real genuine…

This is the Lensbaby OMNI Creative Filter System

Nov 5, 2019
John Aldred

Lensbaby’s OMNI Creative Filter System was announced earlier this year for pre-order and is now shipping. It’s an interesting system offering some very unique creative…

Portable location power for photographers and filmmakers

Nov 5, 2019
John Aldred

As well as cables and wireless tethering, the other thing Tether Tools is well known for is their range of power system for various cameras…

Lume Cube 2.0 – A light painting photographer’s new best friend?

Nov 5, 2019
John Aldred

Tiny LED lights have become very popular over the last few years. I’ve even become a fan of them myself for lighting up night scenes,…

How to choose your first microphone for filmmaking

Nov 4, 2019
John Aldred

There is such a vast array of microphones on the market these days of many different types. It can be difficult to know where to…

The Wandrd Duo might be the best travel photography backpack of 2019

Nov 4, 2019
John Aldred

Wandrd burst onto the scene relatively recently as a new company with a range of new bags for photographers. One particular bag, the Wandrd Duo…

Stabilens means never rebalancing your gimbal when you swap lenses

Nov 4, 2019
John Aldred

One of the big issues with motorised 3-axis gimbals is that you have to balance them. And if you’re regularly changing lenses while you shoot,…