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The camera of the future is here!!!

Canon, Nikon, Sony and other manufacturers had better watch out. An independent camera maker is coming out swinging. Introducing  the Walley POS-86!!!     Ok, ok this is clearly satirical. … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Has Technology turned more people into Thrill Seekers?

I think the question does have some merit. With the proliferation of cameras everywhere and the means to be able to share footage globally almost instantly the question does need … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ever heard of Super Earth 55 Cancri e? Our world just got bigger.

You heard (read) it right! Nasa has discovered planets outside of our solar system. Since 2009 NASA’s space observatory has been hard a work and NASA has recently announced that … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canon “Play” aims to make you a better photographer.

It appears that Canon certainly believes that it has a vested interest in making their users better photographers. Hence the website simply called “Play”. It’s a pretty facile idea really, you simulate … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

How “New” is the New GoPro Hero3+ Camera?

Originally posted on Photofocus (old site):
GoPro has unveiled two updated cameras… the Hero3+ Black and Silver editions.  We’ve got one on order and should have some test footage up…

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

100 Photography Tips

Thanks to our friends over at Expert Photography for this list chock-full of useful tips. The one that really resonates with me personally was under the heading: 10 Reasons why … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Black Magic Design Cinema Camera is now 1000.00 cheaper

Thanks Black Magic! Personally my cinephilia is usually reserved to watching, rating (sometime berating) and generally enjoying movies. I am a photographer though, so I tend to run into cinematographers … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do your photos look that way you want them to? Understanding your histogram can help.

Understanding the histogram can give you the power to make your images look the way want as well as helping you understand how tonal ranges are seen and represented by … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

Photography by the Numbers

Have you ever wondered what photographers spend most of their time doing? This infographic does a good job of answering some interesting questions concerning photography.

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

F-stops vs T-stops

Have you ever wondered about the difference between F-stops (still photography) and T-stops (cinematography)? This video will help. -Enjoy

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does your camera live on AWB (auto white balance)? This post can help sort out the confusing world of Kelvin temperatures.

Do you leave your camera on AWB (auto white balance)? Most of us do. I myself am guilty of it at times as well. You ask why not? AWB does … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making sense of shooting modes: Canon & Nikon

The graphic explains each of the shooting modes on most consumer models of Canon and Nikon DSLR camera.

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Adobe’s new pricing model: Love it or hate it, it’s coming…..

If you haven’t yet heard Adobe has done away with the hard copy software model starting with whatever they call the version after CS6. In order to use the newest … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment