Check out this great 9 part documentary series on Richard Avedon that is part of the American Master series. Click on… (more…)
Archive for the ‘Digital Photography’ Category
Just a quick post to let you know about two interesting developments on the area of digital photography. There has been much talk in photography circles over the last while about capturing “Light Fields”. The good news is that an affordable light field camera called the Lytro is now available. Read on to find out more. Have you ever taken a photo only to realise later that its too blurry to use? Well Adobe may have a solution to this with its new Deblurring technology that it demonstrated at the MAX 2011 show as part of its Photoshop Sneak Peeks. Check out the video link below to find out more and to see the demo. (more…)
Check out Vincent Laforet’s blog post about the new Canon 1D MKIV. The Canon 1D MARK IV has up to 12,800 ISO for video and 102,400 for still. This Camera can practically shoot in the dark…..
Check out Vincent’s Nocturne video and full blog post at: http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2009/10/19/lights-out-camera-action/
Nikon’s top of the range pro D3 camera body has just had an upgrade. The D3S has a number of new features such as a new sensor with even more high quality low light capabilities. Probably the most interesting thing about Nikon’s newest pro body is the fact that it now supports 720p video. Bit disappointing that they didn’t go all the way to 1080p. Although using a DSLR as a video camera is not as simple and as using a camcorder, if you can get it right, the results are amazing. As I have written before, we are fast approaching a time when all DSLR’s will support video. This will be a challenging time for videographers and photographers alike as each skill set blends into one.
Some of Nikon’s promo sample videos taken with the D3S have already hit the web, take a look:
One of the best aids to becoming a better photographer is to look at other peoples work. Nowadays we are bombarded with images from all directions the web, tv, magazines, newspapers and so on. If you want to become a good photographer you have got to constantly ‘LOOK’ at photos of all kinds. I emphasize the word ‘LOOK’ because you need to really look at the photo not just glance at it.