Grab a Free Copy of DxO FilmPack 3 Today

Grab a Free Copy of DxO FilmPack 3 Today

DxO FilmPack 3

Lovers of the film look will want to act fast and grab this free copy of DxO FilmPack 3, a piece of film simulation software that also plugs in seamlessly with Lightroom. The offer is good from now until August 15th and all users need to submit is their email address.

DxO FilmPack 3 isn’t quite as swanky as the latest mark 4 version, but from our time reviewing the applicationdoes an excellent…

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How to Improve Your Travel Photography From Start to Finish

How to Improve Your Travel Photography From Start to Finish

Grand-Place, Brussels

Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium

Before, during and after you go on a trip, there are a few things to consider to improve your pictures as a photographer, no matter where the place is. Why do some people seem to get crappy shots, others seem to have loads of postcard shots while some people take off to the beaten path with creative shots? How can I get those iconic shots while still maintaining…

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First Impressions: Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II (Micro Four Thirds)

First Impressions: Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II (Micro Four Thirds)

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II product images first impressions (4 of 5)ISO 4001-500 sec at f - 3.5

Panasonic’s 20mm f1.7 was a lens that created legends and made jaws drop everywhere. Released around the initial start of the Micro Four Thirds launches, the lens was a sharp pancake offering that also had a wide aperture and image quality overall to boot. Fast forward a couple of years and the lens is on its second iteration. DxOMarkhas stated that this lens isn’t as sharp as its predecessor,…

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How an IKEA Trash Can Was Used to Light a Horror Film Shot

How an IKEA Trash Can Was Used to Light a Horror Film Shot

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Sometimes, in order to save money on a film set it’s best to improvise in the creation of lighting modifiers to get a particular look. Many photographers have been doing it for years, and we even did it. But director David F Sandberg put an interesting twist on lighting when shooting his recent short film entitled, “Not So Fast.

Essentially, David needed to create some very faint lighting on…

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Kodak Motion Picture Film Will Continue to be Purchased by Studios

Kodak Motion Picture Film Will Continue to be Purchased by Studios

Kodak Vision3 50D Super 8mm Motion Picture Negative Film

A couple of months ago, much of the movie industry decided to make a move towards digital formats and away from film. Some like JJ Abrams (in the case of the next Star Wars movie) though decided to stick it out with film. Indeed, Kodak even came out with a new Super 8 film emulsion two years ago. This is despite the company’s film sales taking a 96% dive since 2006.

The latest in this story…

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A New Fixed Lens Micro Four Thirds Camera Could be Here Soon

Big rumors in the Micro Four Thirds world say Panasonic is working on a new sensor that will be integrated with a new interchangeable lens body and a new fixed lens compact.

A New Fixed Lens Micro Four Thirds Camera Could be Here Soon

Big rumors in the Micro Four Thirds world say Panasonic is working on a new sensor that will be integrated with a new interchangeable lens body and a new fixed lens compact.