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Nikon 1 V1 and J1 Mirrorless Cameras Announced

Nikon 1 V1 and J1 Mirrorless Cameras Announced

It’s the real deal: Nikon makes the 1 V1 and J1 mirrorless compact system cameras officially official. After rampant internet speculation, Nikon confirms each will sport a CX-format 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, a new 1 lens mount and full HD video. Nikon’s new CX format sensor living inside the 1 V1 and J1 measures 13.2 x 8.8mm, making it larger than that of a typical compact and smaller than the Micro Four Thirds sensor in the...

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Photographing Native Mongolians by Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe

Photographing Native Mongolians by Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe

Teenage photographers Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe embarked on a ten-day motorcycle trip across Mongolia this past summer on a mission to give instant photo portraits to Native Mongolians who had never seen a photo before. They also made the above video documenting the reactions of a few of their subjects: “people huddled around us just to have their photo taken and once they got one, they’d return to their yurt, but...

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Mistakes You Might Be Making On Your Photography Website

Mistakes You Might Be Making On Your Photography Website

Do you know that your photography website can actually be damaging your business? Google tells us that there are almost one million photography websites on the web right now. This is bad news for you. The good news is that most of these websites suck. Photographers keep making the same mistakes over and over again, never getting the best out of their websites. This post will show you what are these deadly mistakes and how you can fix them...

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Human Light Suit by Eric Schwabel Has Been Funded by KickStarter

Human Light Suit by Eric Schwabel Has Been Funded by KickStarter

Eric Schwabel went to Burning Man last year. Taking place in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the high desert is full of harsh conditions. Alkaline covering the ground powders when stepped on, and is highly corrosive. Weather changes quickly. There is no electricity, no cellular phone coverage, and Internet access only happens via satellite dish. It was under these conditions Schwabel decided to create portraits flash-lit against the...

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Experience Human Flight & Zero Gravity – Great Videos Done with GoPro

Experience Human Flight & Zero Gravity – Great Videos Done with GoPro

Check out these two videos below done by BETTY WANTS IN, who is a Melbourne-based design studio created by Chas Mackinnon and Brad Goble. These videos are the latest demo reels for the Melbourne Skydive Centre. The quality is outstanding, and the views are just breathtaking. Videos are shot with the GoPro HD cameras. Enjoy Experience Human Flight Music: “She is” – Salieri Music IncExperience Zero Gravity Music: Life Is...

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How to Bring Back Facebook’s Dark Lightbox

How to Bring Back Facebook’s Dark Lightbox

Most – if not all – of you have noticed that Facebook has recently beefed up their Photos features by increasing their maximum width to be 960px. This is great news. Also, their image quality has improved, and payload has been lowered (or so they said). What’s bad news is that they sort of killed their black lightbox, and replaced it with a white lightbox. Some people like it, some people don’t. I personally hate it,...

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Watch the Marings and Their Light Setups with the Profoto D1 Air Kit

Watch the Marings and Their Light Setups with the Profoto D1 Air Kit

Charles Maring and Jennifer Maring from Maring Visuals‘ services have been published widely as advertisements, on the cover, or editorially in magazines such as People, US Weekly, Celebrity Living, Star, Hello, Brides, Modern Bride, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, OK, Life and Style, Professional Photographer, and Rangefinder to name a few. Notable clients have included Donald and Melania Trump, Star Jones, David Tutera, Tom Clancy,...

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Watch Some Mind-blowing Time-lapse Videos by Johan Rijpma

Watch Some Mind-blowing Time-lapse Videos by Johan Rijpma

Dutch Johan Rijpma brings us these three funky experiments in videography. His videos show a fascination with shapes and rhythm. The first and most recent project, Tape Generations, is as mesmerising as it is genius. A bunch of rolls of tape and a glass plate don’t sound like the ingredients for a captivating piece of animation. That is, unless you’re Johan Rijpma. Stick with this one (pun intended); it starts out slow, but picks up in...

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Slow Motion Dog Video from Beneful and BTS by Bruton Stroube

Slow Motion Dog Video from Beneful and BTS by Bruton Stroube

If you’re a dog lover, then you’re going to like this video made by Bruton Stroube. Bruton Stroube Studios is a marketing video company that specializes in commercial and advertising. In case you don’t remember, they were the group who made that video “Breakfast Interrupted” that went viral a few months ago. This time, they made another slow-motion commercial video for a dog food company called Beneful®. Thee...

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Green Lotus Cleaning Service in Orange County

Green Lotus Cleaning Service in Orange County

Starting a few weeks ago, I have been working on a project with and for my best friend who lives in Orange County, California. He’s recently open a cleaning business, both for commercial and residential, called Green Lotus Cleaning. Why green cleaning ? Because they provides safe and alternative cleaning services. They believe our health and the environment are important.  All around us there are health risks, but we can control what...

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