Latest Features

4 hours ago
Wet-Collodion, Daguerreotype, Tintype, Calotype, Gum Bichromate, Van Dyke Brown. Oh my! On this week’s podcast, we welcome Geoffrey Berliner, Executive Director of the Penumbra Foundation, and photographer Jolene Lupo, to talk about alternative process photography. The Penumbra Foundation is an incredible organization, dedicated to the art, science, and history of photography and Berliner...
6 days ago
You have to start small, with disruptive technology. You set the groundwork and build upon it. Allumette, an animated VR short from Penrose Studios, which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, is a perfect example of this. Allumette is, to understate it, a huge step forward in narrative storytelling, but the story that it tells is a fairly simple one. It takes place primarily in a single...
1 week ago
The Pulitzer Prizes for Feature and for Breaking News Photography are the highest honors that a photojournalist can receive and, between our two guests, they have won four.  Martha Rial won the award for her coverage of Rwandan refugees returning home after fleeing genocide, and Ruth Fremson has won the award for her team coverage of the Bill Clinton impeachment process and for coverage of the 9/...
1 week ago
One of the big lessons you learn working in VR is that you shouldn’t make assumptions. Whether you’re working for it artistically or designing for it, it really does end up confounding you.” Eugene Chung is two things: He’s a creative type pioneering an entirely new way of telling stories, and he’s a Tech Startup Founder & CEO in Silicon Valley. Chung is the writer and director of Allumette,...
1 week ago
Some days, I love my job, and this was most definitely one of those days. We were in a room of heroes, not just heroes of mine, but actual heroes, people who fill their lives, risk their lives, for passion and for the betterment of humanity. The gathering was called “The Pulitzer Prize Photographers,” held in celebration of the centennial of the establishment of the Pulitzer Prize and organized...
2 weeks ago
The website says it succinctly: Photographers on the Move in Los Angeles / New York City / Atlanta. Our Labor of Love is a syndicate of six wedding and event photographers, including co-owners Jesse and Whitney Chamberlin. The pair was named one of America’s top 10 wedding photographers by American Photo magazine in 2011, and they have been...
3 weeks ago
In addition to her fashion and commercial photography, Lindsay Adler is also a much sought-after speaker and educator and, after listening to this episode, there’ll be no surprise as to why. With clarity and conviction, she walks us through all the steps of producing commercial and editorial fashion shoots, beginning with the initial contact with the client to concept development, budgeting,...

3 weeks ago
Douglas Sonders and Nicholas Cambata of 8112 studios explain what VR and 360° video are and what the future may hold for us in Virtual Reality.

3 weeks ago
From NAB 2016, Andrew Bieker gives us a glimpse of Project Beyond. Featuring eight stereoscopic lens pairs and a single lens on top, Project Beyond records 360-degree spherical 3D video and outputs it as a single, pre-stitched file to support live streaming applications.

3 weeks ago
From NAB 2016, Soo Hyun Bang showcases the mooovr VR rig, which configures five fish-eye-equipped Canon EOS M3 cameras for capturing 360-degree content.

3 weeks ago
From NAB 2016, Michael Kintner showcases the latest 360-degree GoPro rigs from 360Heros, which now feature injection-molded designs and options with electronic boards for synchronized control. Additionally, Kintner reveals new spherical rigs designed to hold Blackmagic Micro Cinema or Micro Studio cameras in configurations up to 7 cameras with genlock synchronization.

3 weeks ago
From the NAB 2016 showroom floor, Teradek's Topher Delancy shows off their new Sphere, a wireless monitoring and live streaming solution specifically designed for multi-camera 360-degree VR rigs.

3 weeks ago
Live from NAB 2016, Nino Leitner of Cinema5D brings together a group of experts in the industry to talk about VR production and how it will impact film production.

3 weeks ago
From NAB 2016, Jeffrey Martin introduces Sphericam, a compact, professional-grade 4K VR camera that does real-time stitch and is capable of shooting raw video at up to 60 fps.

3 weeks ago
Achim Gleissner talks about Sennheiser's new microphone in development, which is designed with four heads to capture 360 degree sound.

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