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This week’s show is a triple header. First, Melissa Niu chats with Evgeny Tchebotarev who is the co-founder of 500px about their site and future.  Vanelli then catches up with professional photographer Tim Wallace and his work with automotive and boating photography.  Then Rich Harrington and Chase Reynolds sit down to discuss the hottest gear shipping from […]

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You know that I don’t do the kind of review that includes target charts and intricate sharpness comparisons using sub-nanometer precision tools, and when the lens says, “Leica” on the front I shouldn’t need to. That name on a modern lens equals quality and excellence, and the availability of Leica lenses is one of my favorite […]

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I gotta say, I loved using this lens. Sigma has really out done themselves. I know some people say they’ve owned Sigma lenses and the photos were poor…those lenses were the low end stuff; I could say the same about cheap Nikon and Canon lenses I’ve used. Sigma’s newest professional lenses, however, are the amongst […]

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Prime lenses have plenty of benefits, but they also have their challenges. Learn about some of these drawbacks and challenges in this tutorial. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at http://www.lynda.com/Video-Shooting-V…. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman. The complete course is presented […]

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I can’t imagine jumping into the industry as the son of Joel Grimes, a rather well known portrait photographer and educator. But I have to applaud him, he’s making quite a name for himself as he jumps head first into the videographer roll. Meet Aaron Grimes, videographer. Aaron and his father were commissioned by the […]

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It is not very long, but this video walks through the history of cinema while inspiring the watcher with quotes from famous films. You need not be a filmmaker to be inspired; just a storyteller. Thanks to David Anderson for making this short film and Cinephilia and Beyond for posting it for me to discover […]

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Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.

John Lasseter, PIXAR Founder