News&Rumors

Magic lantern update (with rack focus!)

I usually don’t cover software updates, but the latest version of Magic lantern is awesome! Here is the executive summary: Custom cropmarks bitmap file Live histogram while recording Time remaining estimate indicator Automated Focus pulls Focus stacking HDR exposure bracketing Lens data (hyperfocal distance, DOF, etc) Cleaner, multi-level menus that timeout automatically Audio monitoring can be turned off during clip review Internal mic can be used (must enable audio.mic-power=1 in config) Output audio volume control Configuration file can be saved to magiclantern.cfg Yes, you read it right: Automated Focus pulls!…

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Collision conference – First DSLR Fusion conference?

In case you did not see the news when it was published on planet5D, there is going to be a DSLR-cinephotography centric conference at the end of August in LA. It is called ‘Collision‘ and it fits pretty well with the spirit of the event: how the video capabilities of DSLR (read 5DMrkII) is a game changer for (1) photographers and (2) videographers.…

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Yes, I know. Final Cut Studio 3 is out…

… and there are no mentions of H.264 real time editing. Actually, the whole update took me off guard. I was expecting it to come after Snow Leopard and be optimized to use Open CL so they could show some insane benchmarks.…

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Business card for photographer & videographer

My university background is in business. I have a Bachelor and Master degree in these fields. I know all about the importance of networking, how to present a product, etc… Yet, up until recently, I never had a business card to promote my photography business.…

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Site layout update

Procrastination is over! I spent the whole night tweaking the site to make it more visually pleasing by adding pictures and by moving some of the least used sections to the footer. I have also reduced the number of articles on the main page to speed up the load time.…

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