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Just when you thought we’d settled on 4K, along comes 8K. Sharp have announced their new 8C-B60A (catchy name) 8K Professional Camcorder, and it will set you back $77,000 if you want one. While RED and Sony have both also released 8K cameras, this seems geared more toward broadcasters rather than cinema.It does sound like […]

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Ask any experienced photographer what his or her all around go-to lens is, and odds are high that the response will be the 24-70mm f/2.8. Not only does it cover a useful range, but the fast aperture makes it ideal for shooting in low lighting conditions when you don’t have a prime lens handy. The long-standing problem with this lens? It is notoriously pricey. Enter the... more

I admire the artists who can make masterpieces from ordinary, everyday things. German photographer and videographer Roman De Giuli is definitely one of them, and his latest video Materiality just blew me away. With some iron powder, good lighting and a camera, he created a mesmerizing video youll want to watch again. And again. As […]

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Manfrotto recently releasedtwo new videoheads, theNitrotech N8, and theNitrotech N12. Those are high-load video heads which support 0-8kg and 4-12kg respectively. What is interesting about those heads is their counterbalance mechanism. Unlike lower-end heads, these heads have a nitrogen gas piston for counterbalance. We looked at theNitrotech N8 and it supports quite a load (up […]

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Proper color grading is one of the important elements of your videos. It affects the mood of the scenes, and it can affect the viewers emotions. Proper color grading takes some time to master, and Matti Haapoja from TravelFeels points out to five mistakes you should aim to avoid during this process. They are common […]

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I recently embarked on a project of creating black and white images for an upcoming exhibit at an art gallery. The images have been shot, now the only question that remains is how will I handle the post-processing. In years past I’ve relied heavily on Lightroom and also Nik Silver Efex (yep remember that program). I have found, however, that the black and white conversions and looks created by the Nik Collection are starting to get a little dated.

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People have been waiting a long time for this one. Originally announced way back in Aprilfor release in June, the YI 360 VR has faced some delays. This was primarily down to the fact that YI felt they could get a little more performance out of the camera. Now, though, the YI 360 VR finally […]

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Grazia UK magazine has recently issued a cover featuring Lupita Nyongo. However, her hair was so severely photoshopped, that the actress spoke out on social networks. She claims that her hair was edited out and made smoother to fit a more Eurocentric notion of what beautiful hair looks like. As a result, Grazia UK and […]

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Ive wondered for a long time what it means to be an ethical landscape photographer. Sure, this field isnt known for its wide-reaching moral dilemmas or particularly sticky situations, but the question still deserves attention. As landscape photographers, we arein a rare position to show the Earths most amazing places to an audience of countless […]

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I love Sigma, they brought quite a few innovations to the photographyworld:updatablelenses, ceramic filters, the Quattrocamera family, and probably a few more that I am not currently recalling. With the amazing tech behind theFoveonsensor, and seven cinelenses announced in the lastyear, I was really curious to learn what are Sigma’s plans in the videosegment. We […]

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