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While the coverage for the Lytro Illum camera has not always been positive, and the camera isn't even manufactured anymore, it is still an interesting camera and piece of technology. The Lytro launched with a list price eclipsing $1,000, which many critics and consumers alike believed was far too much for the kind of performance the admittedly fascinating tech delivered. However, if you've been curious about the camera, perhaps today's B&H Deal Zone deal is enough to get you on board. You can grab a Lytro Illum today only for $299... [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
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G-Tech is one of the photo and video market's go-to brands for exceptional storage solutions, and one of their more popular products is the G-SPEED Shuttle. The Shuttle is a massive eight bay portable hard disk array that also can be modded to accept a group of different adapters from a host of different companies like RED or Atomos. Basically, if you were on the road and needed speed, storage and ruggedness, there are really few other options that really meet those criteria other than the Shuttle. Today they unveiled a smaller,... [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
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Last week, we shared a couple videos from landscape photographer Dave Morrow. For the uninitiated, he's on the move for much of the year and regularly records his travels via his YouTube channel. His newest video as part of his "Landscape Photography Journals" series focuses on his live view shooting technique and how he sets a custom white balance in the field. One of the more common reasons for shooting RAW is to be able to easily adjust your white balance during post-processing. However, that doesn't mean you shouldn't try to... (read [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Launched in 2011, NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter arrived in mid-2016, and the spacecraft maneuvered into a 53-day orbit around the gas giant. The JunoCam imaging instrument, one of nine scientific instruments on board, has been returning red, green, and blue filtered images of Jupiter to Earth, that NASA is encouraging anyone to download, process, and share. Citizen scientists like Seán Doran and Gerald Eichstädt have been finessing these images, enhancing the existing contrasts, and boosting the colors to create really amazing views of our solar system’s largest planet. Cloudtops pop into view, swirls and structure and depth become more [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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With more and more full-frame cameras now including a multi-shot mode, such as the new Sony A7R III, Hasselblad has released a new medium-format model with its own "Multi-Shot" technology, the Hasselblad H6D-400c MS. The camera is equipped with a 53.4 x 40 millimeter 100-megapixel CMOS sensor which captures 16-bit color data and delivers 15 stops of dynamic range. And what about the new Multi-Shot technology? The camera offers 4-shot and 6-shot modes, with the latter delivering 400-megapixel image files. If you're curious,... (read more) [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Photographer - and Canon Explorer of Light - David Bergman is back with another episode of "Two Minute Tips" for Adorama TV. The latest video is about composition. This simple trick is to fill your frame. It may seem obvious, but a lot of photographs have unnecessary space around their subject. Sometimes negative space can enhance your image, but in many cases, you can make a stronger photo by getting closer to your subject and filling your frame. To see the tip in action, check out Bergman's video below. (Via Adorama... (read more) [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Marc Silber of Advancing your Photography met up with his friend and professional photographer Bob Holmes. Holmes has worked with Advancing your Photography before and always shares great photography tips. The latest video focuses on general tips for better photography. Holmes' first two tips are focused on lines within composition. He advises that you should look for lines within a scene and if possible, utilize diagonal lines in particular. Diagonals can be very powerful within the right context and create a dynamic images that... (read more) [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Adobe Lightroom CC is a very powerful photo editor. Sure, it can help you organize and manage your image library too, but there are many photographers, professionals and amateurs alike, who utilize Lightroom for all or nearly all of their image edits. Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid has a new video tutorial focused on seven ways you can improve your photos using Lightroom CC. The video is focused on fixing common mistakes in particular, such as exposure adjustments, color correction and more. Dodson shows off how to utilize targeted... (read more) [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Hitting theatres last Friday, Proud Mary is a new action film starring Taraji P. Henson, who you might be familiar with from the television shows Empire and Person of Interest. While blockbuster movies are typically out of our wheelhouse here at Imaging Resource, Proud Mary is interesting to Sony fans in particular because it was filmed using the Sony A7S II, Sony A9 and the Sony RX0. The A7S II and A9 were used due to the fast-paced nature of the film and their large sensors. Further, footage recorded with both cameras was easy... [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Leica Camera has officially announced a pair of new lenses for its SL system. The two new Summicron-SL lenses are the APO Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH and the APO Summicron-SL 90mm f/2 ASPH. With the addition of these two SL primes, the SL lens lineup now has three prime lenses to go with its pair of zoom lenses. Let's take a closer look at each of the new optics. Starting first with the APO Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH lens, this prime is equipped with 11 lens elements across 9 groups and offers a diagonal angle of view of 31.8... [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Our first Firmware Friday roundup of the year arrives a week later than usual, with no new releases having landed over the New Year's period. This week, though, we have news to report from Fujifilm, Panasonic and Sony, with the latter in particular having some exciting new features on offer. Let's get right down to what's new, starting off with Sony's big news! Sony Alpha A9 Firmware version 2.00 for the Sony A9 is a major update, as you'd expect given the increment in major version number. For the new release, Sony has... (read [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018
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The Singapore Zoo shows off its babies, a church emerges from a drying reservoir in Spain, a different church is torn down for a coal mine in Germany, ice blankets in the U.S., fog drifts in the U.K., Saudi Arabia opens its first automotive showroom solely dedicated to women, and much more. [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
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Today we have a pair of portrait retouching videos to share with you. If you are new to portrait photography or simply want to find ways to improve your efficiency and effectiveness with retouching, this is the place to be. The first video comes from Adorama TV and photographer Mark Wallace. It's actually a supplement to a video Wallace did in November with Adorama, which you can see here. The video below focuses on the editing techniques Wallace sort of rushed through in the original video. Viewers wanted more detail and here it... [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
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The massive wildfires that scorched parts of Southern California last month left hillsides devoid of vegetation and covered with ash and a dried-out layer of topsoil. On Tuesday, heavy rains fell north of Los Angeles, turning many of these hillsides into torrents of mud and boulders that destroyed dozens of homes and damaged hundreds more. At the moment, 17 deaths have been reported, as search and rescue teams are looking for eight missing people, who may still be trapped inside their homes. [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
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Do you want to learn more about blending modes in Photoshop and be better able to edit your images with more control and precision? Jess Ramirez of the Photoshop Training Channel is here to help with the crash course below. The video below is less than 10 minutes long, so it cannot cover all the blending modes in great detail. However, if you want additional information and have more free time, Ramirez also made a 41-minute video about blend modes. What exactly is a blending mode? A blend mode basically takes the pixels of one... [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
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