In the world of camera and videography, there are only a handful of true game changers. According to Vincent Laforet, the MōVI 3-axis video stabilizer is definitely going to be a game changer that can revolutionize the way film is shot from Hollywood down to the Indie cinematographers. Very exciting!
SLR Lounge’s Joe Gunawan spent a day and half with a group of amazing photographers: conceptual photographer Kirsty Mitchell of the Wonderland series, fashion photographer Zhang Jingna, expert retoucher/fetish & fashion photographer Renee Robyn, and all-around hyper creative photographer Ben Von Wong. Check out the group interview that we had with all four talented individuals.
Art Streiber shoots the cover and feature article for the upcoming WIRED magazine’s coverage on Star Wars. Check out the behind-the-scenes interview, video, and images courtesy of Stockland Martel.
Profoto has just released the first of their digital flipbook on lighting tutorials for the computer, tablet, and smartphone. So what’s the next best thing about this flipbook after its awesome content? It’s completely FREE!
Phase One just announced the state-of-the-art IQ2 series digital backs. The biggest difference to the IQ1 series? Built-in high-speed Wi-fi for wireless tethering!
Whether you are shooting portraiture or an engagement couple, it is important to be mindful where you should and should not crop a person. Here is an easy, visual guide courtesy of Digital Camera World to show you where to properly crop a person.
Ever felt that Photoshop CS6 has gotten too big, does too much, or is too different for its own good compared to its past versions? Well, there’s a good explanation, as explained in this excellent op-ed by TheVerge. Read on for the details!
Adobe just released Lightroom 4.4 Release Candidate and Camera RAW 7.4 Release Candidate! So what’s the latest and greatest about them? Find out in the article!
Commercial photographer Mark Laita has a new photo book, Serpentine, releasing soon, and it contains stunning images of snakes whose population is dwindling due to diminishing natural habitat. It’s a great project that almost ended prematurely when Laita was bitten by the highly venomous Black Mamba.
Aaron Nace from Phlearn.com released a great behind-the-scenes look at how he produced, lit, and shot a vintage pinup photoshoot. There is a lot of excellent details in planning and lighting a stylized shoot like this, so be sure to watch it!
The SnapTrack Cinerail and Dolly System on Kickstarter is a pretty innovative, affordable, and portable dolly system. You can adjust the arc of the dolly and on best of all, you can fit it all in a suitcase when you travel. Check out the details!
Choosing the right camera backpack isn’t easy, especially if you’re looking for one for the outdoors. Zeke from Nice Industries, maker of the Aviator Jib, takes us through a great review of 8 different rugged camera backpacks including FStopGear Tilopa BC, GuraGear Kikobo 22L, Clik Elite Contrejour 35, Naneu Gear Adventure K5, and more.