Tommy

Photography allows me to be what I want to be, to be where I want to be, and to do what I want to do ... I'm not professional photographer and I don't need a title, I love to take photographs and that is what I do, I love to learn and I always try to do it better ...

From still to motion book: free chapter

PeachPit has a new book targeted at photographers who want to move into the video business. It is called, From Still to Motion. You can get the free chapter “Playing with the Light” here. Judging by the content of the sample chapter, it seems to be targeted more toward the pro / serious videographer but the lighting concepts hold true what ever the gear you use, from Kino Flo lights to DIY setups.…

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New product from Apple at NAB?

Ok, I know my track record with rumors is not that great, but… Last week, I attended  a talk about Color at the Montreal Final Cut usergroup and, at the end, a rep from a third party reseller told us that he had been ask by Apple to schedule meetings after the NAB with his clients who have attended the conference.…

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He you from Iceland!

Dont be shy, I know this site has some Icelandic visitors! Here is the proof from Google Analytic: I need your help. I am planing to visit Iceland (exclusively to shoot video/photo) at the end of April. I have a few questions regarding travel in your gorgeous homeland, the first being how I am supposed to pronounce ‘Reykjavik’!…

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24p for everyone!

It is now official. The soon to be released firmware update will give us 24p/25p, live histogram, some better audio and that is about it. Sure it is great, but I guess I am not the only one who was hoping for more (as in 60p@720).…

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Aperture 3 Review

So, I have been playing with Aperture 3 for over two weeks now. I haven’t explored fully its 200 ‘new’ features yet, but I have played enough to make up my mind about it. I am not going to go over every new features since a lot of people have already done it.…

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Canon 5D firmware update almost confirmed

Canon rumors has a picture from a presentation where we can see the list of features which will be added with the next firmware in March. The features are: Manual sound recording level & meters Histogram display when shooting in manual mode AV and TV mode for shooting video Increased audio sampling rate to 48k.…

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EOS Movie Plugin-E1 details

Canon is now hosting a full page in its digital learning center about the FCP E1 Plugin that we previously talked about. Canon also used the opportunity to send a quick jab to Nikon when talking about H.264: This is an ideal file type for video capture in an SLR camera, delivering relatively compact file sizes with image quality noticably superior to alternate video compressions (such as Motion JPEG).…

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