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Ridley Scott & YouTube announce “Life in a Day”

July 7, 2010

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Today YouTube in collaboration with Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald have announced “Life in a Day” what they term to be “a historic cinematic experiment that will attempt to do just that: document one day, as seen through the eyes of people around the world.” Sounds like a very neat experiment, where you get to […]

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Canon releases firmware updates for Canon EOS 1D Mark IV & Rebel T2i

July 7, 2010

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Canon has just released new firmware for both the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV and Rebel T2i. This new update “Fixes a phenomenon in which the set aperture moves unexpectedly when shooting movies in manual exposure mode using some Canon lenses (such as macro lenses)” according to Canon. Read more and download the updates here: EOS-1D […]

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Boston.com brings us “Oil in the Gulf, two months later”

June 21, 2010

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The Big Picture brings us another excellent installment of heart-wrenching image from the oil spill in the gulf, this time updating us on the situation 2 months later. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/06/oil_in_the_gulf_two_months_lat.html?camp=localsearch:on:twit:bigpic

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Lightroom 3 released!

June 8, 2010

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After an extensive beta period Adobe has finally released version 3 of the very popular photo management and editing application. Lightroom 3 offers many improvements and enhancements over the previous version, most noticeable are, speed improvements, MUCH improved sharpening & noise reduction algorithms and the ability to shoot in tethered mode, For a comprehensive list […]

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Canon Updates EOS 5D Mark II Firmware to v 2.0.7

May 25, 2010

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Canon has released a firmware update to the VERY popular EOS 5D Mark II bringing it to version 2.0.7. Canon lists the fixes in this update as follows: Fixes a phenomenon in which the aperture exhibits abnormal movement when shooting movies in manual exposure mode and Aperture Priority AE (Av mode) using some Canon lenses […]

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The Big Picture Chronicles the Oil Spill Near Louisiana

April 30, 2010

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As always, The Big Picture gathers up some amazing photography of what will most likely turn out to be the worst environmental disaster in the US. The result of the fire and subsequent sinking of a deepwater oil rig off the coast of the state of Louisiana, this oil spill has reached the shoreline and […]

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Lightroom 2.7 and ACR 5.7 Final Versions Released

April 21, 2010

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Adobe has just released the final versions of Lightroom 2.7 and Adobe Camera Raw 5.7. This incremental upgrade add support for the following cameras: Canon EOS 550D (Digital Rebel T2i/ EOS Kiss X4 Digital) Kodak Z981 Leaf Aptus-II 8 Leaf Aptus-II 10R Mamiya DM40 Olympus E-PL1 Panasonic G2 Panasonic G10 Sony A450 Additionally a few […]

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MUST Check the BeetleCam by Will & Matt Burrard-Lucas

April 20, 2010

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Photographers Will & Matt Burrard-Lucas have created one brilliant piece of photo kit that takes wildlife photography to a new level. No need to sit in parasite infested waters to get nice and close up shots of African Wildlife. Simply guide this remotely controlled camera and get nice and close, just be careful to not […]

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MediaStorm posts Guide to Final Cut Pro Resources on the Web

April 15, 2010

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MediaStorm, the brainchild of multimedia producer Brian Storm, has just posted the “MediaStorm’s Guide to Final Cut Pro Resources on the Web“, a very comprehensive list of the most important resources on the web for those interested in Final Cut Pro. If use or are interested in learning mode about FCP, this is an awesome […]

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Canon Updates EOS 7D Firmware to 1.2.1

April 15, 2010

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Canon just posted a firmware update for the EOS 7D, bringing the firmware version to 1.2.1 Changes in this firmware seem to be mostly small fixes; here are the 4 improvements listed by Canon: Extends the timing at which the high temperature warning indicator is displayed and the timing of automatic shut down of the […]

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