Photography

Adobe Updates its Entire Pro Software Line with Creative Suite 6

Today Adobe announced a line-wide upgrade to all of its Creative Suite software products for Mac and Windows, which comprise about a dozen individual programs and several suites that bundle them in various combinations to form Creative Suite 6 Design Standard, Design & Web Premium, Production Premium and the omnibus Master Collection.

New Canon 5D Mark III with 24-105mm f/4L IS USM AF Lens

The new Canon 5D Mark III is the updated version of a camera that became not only a go-to full frame DSLR for professional photographers and serious enthusiasts, but also a surprisingly capable, affordable and relatively tiny HD video camera for cutting-edge video productions. 

You're Never in a Fix with a Leatherman in Your Pocket

Maybe you’ve seen the movie 127 Hours, or perhaps you know the story of Aron Ralston. It’s a true story. In 2003, Aron Ralston was hiking alone in Utah when a boulder fell on his arm, pinning him in place. Suffice it to say that after five days of being stuck, Aron used a dull multi-tool to help free himself; according to Aron, it was not a Leatherman multi-tool.

Hitech Filters for High Impact Still and Video Imaging

In the world of acting it’s often said the best performances are ones in which the viewers are so drawn into the story they forget they are watching actors. The same can be said for filters. 

Think Tank Camera Bags & Cases for Thinking Photographers

Whenever photographers start comparing notes with designers, it’s only a matter of time before the topic of “sensible” camera bags comes up. In the case of Think Tank Photo, such discussions have resulted in an extensive line of rugged and practical bags, cases and accessories. 

Jobu Design Pro2 Gimbal Head

The Jobu Design Pro2 gimbal head is the latest flagship of Jobu’s well-regarded Black Widow line of gimbal heads, which are crucial for supporting extremely heavy, long lenses. This Pro2 version is lighter than its predecessor by a couple of ounces, and it’s also quite a bit stiffer and stronger.

Nasty Clamps Squeeze You into Tight Spaces

I can think of more than a few instances where a Zylight Nasty Clamp could have made taking pictures in ridiculously tight and tangled environments a whole lot easier. 

Pancake Lenses that are Small, Light and Visually Succinct

Pancake lenses, those small fixed focal length lenses that barely protrude from your camera’s lens mount, are becoming increasingly common of late, and for several reasons. 

Zacuto DSLR Rigs Episode 1: DSLR Rig Basics

Our three-part series on Zacuto DSLR rigs opens with an informative primer on handheld support rigs for DSLR cameras, detailing their basic operation and their benefits. 

Zacuto DSLR Rigs Episode 2: Part by Part

Each Zacuto DSLR rig is modular, meaning it’s made up of discrete parts that can be added to expand its functionality—or subtracted to make a rig more compact and lightweight. These interchangeable parts all serve specific purposes.

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