This week in the news: Apple released new hardware with the 16GB iPod touch; Canon updated the firmware of the 1Ds Mark III, 1D Mark IV and 1D X; YouTube added slow motion controls; and Cotton Carrier introduced a new hand strap with a built-in tripod plate.
This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for May 31, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.
What would you do if you were given a large sum of money to start your multimedia career? That's the question that is on the minds of many up-and-coming YouTube Partners with a growing fanbase and great content. Many of them traveled to New York City to attend the first YouTube Creator Camp after Google provided 25 of them with $35,000 to get a head start on advancing their careers. Plus, they all received $1,000 B&H Gift cards.
As popular as social networking sites such as Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, Kodak Gallery and Orkut are, there are probably many people who would love to share their photos and videos on these sites but are intimidated by the apparent complexity of uploading to them. Now, the Kodak Easy Share M590 makes uploading easy.
Recently an old friend of mine made a post on Facebook about how deeply he disliked the music of a new and somewhat well-known underground band. Being a fan, I commented back asking him if he had ever sat down and listened to this group's music. He wrote back "...of course not, I just watched one of their videos on YouTube." When you watch music videos in our distracting web 2.0 world, how often do the tunes really sink in?
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