Articles tagged with: Video
One of the best things about shooting video with a DSLR is the ability to use lenses with large apertures in order to have a short depth of field. This allows you to change the …
I will be the first to admit that when I try to take on a new skill that I become completely obsessed with really understanding every aspect of it in order to do the best …
Ok, so I finally broke down and bought a new camera, I picked up a 7DÂ and so my 50D has been relegated to being a backup camera. While you could certainly go one and …
This week we have Robert Evans, a celebrity wedding photographer…meaning Robert has shot the weddings of some major celebrities such as Brad Pitt & Jennifer Anniston and numerous others. Robert’s images have appeared on the …
We have all seen green screens used in special effects for films or by high-end professionals to composite images together. One of the problems with doing green screen work has always been the cost of a good green screen backdrop and affordable lighting kits. As we have seen in the past, PhotoBasics has brought the power of green screen production to the masses with an affordable new green screen kit.
Canon’s new EOS Rebel T1i is packed with features, both refined and new. In addition to its admirable performance with an all-new 15.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 Image Processor, a 3.0-inch Clear View LCD with anti-reflective and scratch-resistant coating, and compatibility with the EOS System of lenses and Speedlites, the EOS Rebel T1i adds remarkable Full HD video capture at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080.
Kerry and David discuss the latest tools and gadgets they have been using or have seen at the recent shows including products from Lensbaby, Vanguard, California Sunbounce, Datacolor, Lenspen, Sandisk, Flip video, Apple, and Photovision.
For those of you who haven’t heard about Aaron Dieppa, he is an Orange County photographer who came up with an insane idea to try to do a daily video blog for an entire year. To say that he has taken on quite a challenge is an understatement but he has been doing a great job so far. Be sure and check out The Big Picture at http://www.aarondieppa.com for all the back espisodes. This week however, I am thrilled that Aaron asked me to be a guest on the show and we talked for quite a while about Camera Dojo and the industry, so much so that he needed to break it up into three shows.
Kerry and David discuss some of the cool finds from the PMA 2009 show (see CameraDojo.com for video highlights). The guys also announce the details for the next photo contest that will begin this week called Exciting Lighting, the winner will get a free seat at David Ziser’s Digital Wakeup Call tour. Complete details for the new contest will be posted this coming week.
California Sunbounce has some awesome products to help solve numerous lighting issues. From scrims to reflectors and much more, they are very well known for their top quality notch quality and great selection of tools. In this video Kerry demos how to assemble a California Sunbounce Micro Mini reflector to show how easy the products go together. This was a challenge to see if he could figure it out with no practice or instructions.
We kick off PMA 2009 with a little video montage and an interview with Trek-Tech (http://trek-tech.com). PMA is the largest photography trade show in the US and happens once a year. This year the show is in Las Vegas, NV and is quite huge! While you have the big companies like Canon, Nikon, Sony, etc showing their current product lines, you also have tons of smaller companies with innovating products that are looking for distributors or retail stores to carry their products.
Las Vegas â€” VANGUARD, one the global leader’ in high-quality photography accessories, today introduced Alta Pro, the world’s most innovative tripod with advanced flexibility and stability, at the Photo Marketing Association conference, PMA 09, in Las Vegas.
Unlike traditional tripods, Alta Pro’s Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC) System allows users to move the central column as needed from zero to
130-degree angles in variable vertical and horizontal positions. This allows more angle possibilities than any tripod on the market but its solid design…
Kerry and David talk to Curt Apanovich about the fusion of video and still photography and where this is going to take us in the near future.
Curt’s background in film and photography have combined to put him into the perfect position to take advantage of not just both mediums, but also to enable him to fuse the two together using current equipment and software.
Curt gives some tips of getting started with video and how best to use video to compliment your photography.
This is it folks, the final installment of videos from WPPI 2009, sure there were some technical issue, sure I was working on almost no sleep, sure I looked like hell warmed over, but we did the best we could to bring you as much of WPPI 2009 as we could and we hope you enjoyed it. We certainly enjoyed being there and meeting everyone and can’t wait for next year.
If you haven’t had enough from WPPI, here is still more video interviews from WPPI 2009. There was so much to see that we wanted top bring as much to you as possible. Yes, we know the sound isn’t awesome but we had some hardware problems and couldn’t find a replacement mic at Best Buy, Fry’s, Sony Store, or any of the electronics stores that litter the strip so we had to make due with what we had, hopefully you can still get the goods on what was going on there.
Yup, even more highlights from WPPI 2009. In this installment we take a look at the masking tools and virtual backgrounds available from Studio Taxi (http://studiotaxi.com) then we focus on the engraved focusing screens from Crop Lines (http://croplines.com). We then headed over to talk with Kevin Kubota about his Kubota Imaging Tools (http://www.kubotaimagetools.com) and finally wrap up with a talk with our good friend Max from BorrowLenses.com (http://borrowlenses.com).
In today’s WPPI highlights we talk to the folks at A Portrait Project to learn more about this incredible new foundation that provides photographs to women who have been victims of abuse so that they can start rebuilding their new lives, there new site will be up and running soon and we will post more information as it becomes available. We also talk to Jennifer from Triple Scoop Music (http://triplescoopmusic.com) and Ron Henry from BlackRapid, makers of the R-Strap (http://blackrapid.com).
The only thing better than being able to do off-camera flash is the ability to do it wirelessly. The problem is that the remote control systems that are builting into today’s cameras are lacking in …