photography

Intrepid 8×10: an affordable large format camera

Intrepid 8×10: an affordable large format camera

Digital may be king, but there is a nostalgia about film and a nostalgia about large format cameras. One British company, producer of 4×5 models, is now ready…

Slider Modula 3 in 1: a slider for all occasions

Slider Modula 3 in 1: a slider for all occasions

Slider Modula 3 in 1 is presented as your ideal and practical solution for any shooting, functional for a professional studio, a corporate or to shoot a wedding. Or to…

The Wizard, the witches and ProShow 8

The Wizard, the witches and ProShow 8

Mostly I like to control the whole process of creating a slideshow, but wizards or assistants are something we’ve grown used to, so when Photodex announced that the Wizard…

Have a voice in the future of RAW

Have a voice in the future of RAW

The first version of ON1 Photo RAW, which will launch in the Fall, is mostly defined, but ON1 aims to take the program further. To do that they want customers…

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Topaz Impression 2 aims to relate its users to names as Monet, Van Gogh, and Cezanne, by giving them the tools to create different expressions of their photographs. But is…

Ansel Adams enters video games

Ansel Adams enters video games

Ansel Adams, Industrial Light & Magic, virtual cameras, photography and a lot of imagination are the reason for this article, which seems to be about video games, but is more…

Technicolor certifies BenQ monitor

Technicolor certifies BenQ monitor

While one may not give much credit to awards, the truth is that they still reflect a choice. But when a company as Technicolor states that a monitor offers the…

Fiilex AL250: light painting with a drone

Fiilex AL250: light painting with a drone

The AL250, Fiilex’s first aerial lighting solution, is a new aerial light for drones. Presented at NAB 2016, it will cost you $349 at Adorama, and open the…

In praise of those little light stands we tend to lose

In praise of those little light stands we tend to lose

Photographers and videographers love light stands, big and small. The big ones I always keep an eye on, but the small ones tend to be misplaced or simply lost. I…

The best REAL DSLRs for video in 2016

The best REAL DSLRs for video in 2016

Some say it was by mistake, but the truth is that Canon created the trend of using DSLRs for video. The launch of the EOS 5D MK II, in 2008…

A macro lens with light, for video and photography

A macro lens with light, for video and photography

The new Canon EF-M 28MM f/3.5 MACRO IS STM is not just the first macro lens for  their EF-M lens system, it is also the first…

Faster strobe: Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

Faster strobe: Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

With flash being one key element for many photographers when it comes to creativity, Canon is rapidly updating their radio triggered flash system with the Speedlite 600EX II-RT unit…

Save paper, buy eBooks! It’s Earth Day!

Save paper, buy eBooks! It’s Earth Day!

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, but to save Earth there is no specific day, so Rocky Nook extends their special Earth Day promotion until April 26. Buy any…

Jim Brandenburg: a photographer’s secret videos

Jim Brandenburg: a photographer’s secret videos

Although mostly known as a photographer, Jim Brandenburg has his name associated with movie and TV work, which includes filming with NHK in Japan, National Geographic Television Specials and the…