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Timelapse of the #$%#$% Icelandic volcano (not from me)

Saw this time lapse on Vimeo via Petapixel. Shot on a 5DMrkII of course. Awesome right? Well, not when I was there! Here is my view of Eyjafjallajökull when I was in Iceland… Btw, my framing correspond to the same house we see on Sean clip at around 00:42, the bulldozer and other field machinery were leaving when I was shooting.…

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Shoot flat or not?

This article is a reaction to a post on PhotoCine News about the validity of shooting flat with HDSLR. The article is interesting and worth a read. To summarize: contrary to popular believes, you should not shoot flat, instead you should use a picture style that matches as closely as possible the target look.…

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Do you know 500px?

At the end of 2009, I asked you, the readers, what you wanted to see in 2010 on the blog. I know it is hard to tell but I have been working intensely on every single point you asked for and results will unfold in the next few months.…

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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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News, rumors and updates

News from BeachTek

First, got this email from BeachTek:
To everyone waiting for the new DXA-5Da XLR adapter for DSLR cameras, they have now shipped ahead of schedule to both B&H and Adorama. The first shipment is in very limited quantities but we are expecting the next, much larger batch to arrive before the end of March.  

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Artbeats free clips

Art Beat is giving away a free clip every day. Visit the link and register to get your clips because you never have enough cloud/wave/nature/etc clips. The quality is incredible and with some color correction, you can give these clips a totally different style.…

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If you want a BeachTek DXA-5D…

Just received this email from our BeachTek rep friend: I found a Dealer that has stock of 6 DXA-5D adapters with phantom power. You can contact Nick at Roberts Distributing at 800-726-5544. They are selling them for $333.33 each. The newer cheaper model  (DXA-5Da) does not have phantom power so this might be a good opportunity for you to grab on if you need it and save over the new DXA-SLR model we talked about earlier.…

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