2014 Emmy Wrap Up

As always, excitement surrounding this year’s Emmy Awards was exuberant both online and off. There were very deserving wins as well as a few surprising disappointments. You can see the full list of winners HERE. Among them a few of the winners were: for OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad • AMC for OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES Modern […]

How to Fund Your Next Photo Project

Have a great idea for a photo project but have no clue how you can afford it? How about crowdfunding? We all know about Kickstarter and similar sites that allow you to fund your project by asking your friends, family, and even perfect strangers to donate to your cause. However, these sites cater to a huge […]

PAGlink HC-PL94T Time Batteries

  via paguk.com: The new PAGlink HC-PL94T is a high-current replacement for all Anton Bauer Li-Ion batteries.   PAGlink is the first truly digital linking battery system. It offers more power, more functional benefits and more technological advancements than any other battery system.   The smaller and lighter PAGlink Li-Ion battery is compatible with the […]

Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Grip for A7 A7R and A7S Reviewed

Check out this great, detailed review of the Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Grip for A7, A7R, and A7S cameras. Here are just a few things said about this product: The camera grip connects with a screw into the tripod socket. When done correctly, it feels really sturdy. It is not hard to take off but won’t […]

World’s Fastest Camera Shoots 4.4 TRILLION Frames Per Second

Researchers in Japan have developed a motion picture camera that can take 4.4 trillion frames per second — making it the fastest camera in the world. (via) The technique, known as a Sequentially Timed All-optical Mapping Photography, or STAMP for short, shuns the conventional methods employed by other superspeed cameras to achieve results up to […]

New Metabones Canon EF to BMPCC Speed Boosters Now Available

Like the name indicates, these Speed Boosters allow you to use EF lenses on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. “The Canon EF to BMPCC Speed BoosterTM  adapters [are] designed exclusively for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC). Note that this new 0.58x Speed Booster will only attach to BMPCC equipped with a Micro-4/3 mount.  They cannot be […]

This Sony A7s Footage Is Amazing

I’ll admit, I used to be one of those film school nuts that thought digital could never live up to film stock. I thought film would always be the way to go because of its “superior” in image quality. Don’t get me wrong, I still like shooting with film every once in a while. But […]

Alexa XR/XT World’s First ProRes 4444 XQ Capable Camera

Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ in ALEXA XR/XT cameras in Software Update Packet SUP 10 “Working with ProRes has been great for our customers,” says Marc Shipman-Mueller, ARRI’s Product Manager for Camera Systems. “Up until now, the ProRes 4444 330 Mb/s version has been the workhorse of professional filmmakers using the ALEXA. ProRes 4444 […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Ted Nghiem

This week’s Featured Photographer is Ted Nghiem, a food and travel photographer and blogger residing in Philadelphia who is working on a photo project he hopes to turn into a book. Ted uses his trusty Canon 5D Mark III to capture the food and culture of Vietnam here in the US. I met with him in […]