Monthly Archives: June 2021

Should Canon and Nikon start making film cameras again?

Given the growing interest in film photography, should Canon and Nikon consider making brand new versions of the AE1 or FM2 for today’s retro enthusiasts? Canon and Nikon both have a rich history, and with increasing interest in analog photography, now may be the time to update one of their …

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5 reasons to go back to the cinema

I came back to filming recently and couldn’t believe how different the process was. It’s not just about taking a photo without the live view screen, it really is a different world. A world you should explore if you want to improve as a photographer. Film photography has been around …

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Five Storytelling Tools for High-Impact Videography

One of the first sayings I adopted was “never work with children”. In this video, Ron Taylor of Shred Yard absolutely tears down that advice to create a high-energy, pro-quality mountain bike video in collaboration with his son. The completed video shows his son as he goes off-road, stalks the …

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Watch: How film and development actually work – It’s both magic and science

This is one of the deepest dives into film photography and the development process I’ve seen. Unsurprisingly, it’s from Destin to Smarter every day. He says he went looking for a definitive video that explained everything and couldn’t find one. So he made one. Destin begins by talking about the …

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Here’s how the movie actually works and why it’s still amazing

Have you ever wondered how a movie works? A recent video from SmarterEveryDay covers this topic in detail describing how the film works. In recent years, the popularity of cinema has increased quite dramatically. For example, Kodak had to more than double its production in recent years. The young generation …

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5 images… Working with a C-41 film during my frugal film project (Konica VX 400 and a Canon AE-1 program)

It goes without saying that this past year has been difficult in more ways than one thanks to the pandemic and the restrictions associated with it. Nonetheless, it has also been a year of innovation and discovery – at least for me. I signed up this year for the Frugal …

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“Normal” films from a special effects film company? Check out the DAILY movie from dubblefilm

Adam Scott, the Barcelona-based founder of specialty film brand dubblefilm, has just announced the launch of what Star Wars purists might call “specialty” editions of their movie stocks. Called dudubblefilm DAILY and presented in ISO 400 35mm color and black & white versions, the films are available on dudubblefilm website …

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A film about award-winning macro photographer K Jayaram

“I want to document wild landscapes that are warping due to urbanization,” says award-winning nature photographer K. Jayaram and starts the conversation. “Trees have been felled to make way for roads and shopping malls, quarries and real estate have devastated natural resources in significant ways. I want to document beautiful …

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9,000-year-old obsidian tools discovered at the bottom of Lake Huron | Archeology

The two ancient obsidian flakes recovered from a now submerged archaeological site beneath Lake Huron represent the oldest and farthest east of confirmed occurrence of western obsidian in the continental United States. A scuba diver near a submerged hunting structure on the bottom of Lake Huron. Image credit: O’Shea et …

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New Kosmo Foto Agent Shadow 400 movie promises beautiful black and white photos

Black and white film is an amazing thing because of its willingness to screw you up. Oh, you accidentally overexposed your movie by two stops because you forgot to change your camera’s timer settings? No problem. Or what if you have to shoot 400 to 3200 speed because it’s too …

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5 Affinity Photo Tools We Need in Adobe Photoshop

For most editing, Adobe Photoshop sets the tone and has been the industry standard for decades. However, as alternative software improves and innovates, there are some features that Photoshop lacks that could make it better. I’ve been using Adobe Photoshop for almost 20 years, which can’t be true, but unfortunately …

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Hackers hack Electronic Arts by stealing source code and in-game tools

Hackers broke into the systems of Electronic Arts, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, and stole source code used in business games, a spokesperson confirmed to CNN on Thursday. Business. Online forum posts reviewed by CNN Business and verified by an independent cybersecurity expert show that on June …

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Best Raised Garden Beds: Fantastic Garden Tools

It’s no secret that gardening has made a serious comeback in 2020. In a year like no other, where we spent the majority of our time close to home (if not almost constantly), the gardening presented the perfect and practical excuse to get out, even if it was only in …

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5 Frames … From my return to black and white film photography on Kodak T-MAX 100 (Format 35mm / EI 100 / Nikon N90 + NIKKOR 80-200mm f / 4.0)

I am located in La Ceja, a municipality 40 km from Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city in South America. For my return to the chemical process of black and white film photography, I dusted off my old Nikon N90 camera, which I used commercially in combination with the Nikon F4 …

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NIK Collection 4 has new tools and a revamped interface

NIK Collection 4 hits the virtual streets today with updated tools and welcome changes to its GUI. The famous NIK collection came back from the dead when DxO saved it from Google, which left it languishing. Since then, DxO has actively improved the software suite, and it is used by …

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7 underrated streaming tools we love

The sheer number of streaming services available today means more content to watch, more places to watch it, and a growing number of tools and add-ons that can enhance your viewing experience beyond what is integrated with Netflix, Disney Plus and Apple. TV Plus. From determining the length of a …

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