Triggertrap just released Version 4.1 of their already-amazing iOS app. Their developers re-wrote the core of the app to bring some pretty cool new features. For those that don’t know, Triggertrap is a camera remote control solution that uses your smartphone to trigger your camera. The app can use things like the face detection sensor, motion sensors, internal cocks, GPS, sound and vibration sensors to trigger a camera.
Some of the most used tools on a Hollywood set are C-Stands and Apple Boxes. Then there are these little babies, Baby Plates. What is a Baby Plate you ask? It’s a 5/8 stud, about 3″ tall, welded onto a 3.5″ x 6″ metal plate. It has many uses. Allow me to share a few […]
Ever since Sony replaced their proprietary Minolta hotshoe in favor of a their Multi Interface Shoe many users have been asking for an Off-Camera TTL Flash Cord for Sony Multi Interface Shoe Cameras & Flashes. Good news, the wait is over! Vello 3′ Off-Camera TTL Flash Cord for Sony Multi Interface Shoe ($29.95) allows you […]
mountaineer noun moun·tain·eer \ˌmau̇n-tə-ˈnir\ 1: a native or inhabitant of a mountainous region 2: a person who climbs mountains for sport When I was a kid, I was a mountaineer, and I spent all my time studying mountaineering. You’d be surprised how much thought has gone into mountaineering. I learned techniques for everything from how to […]
Nikon had a big day earlier this week at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. In addition to launching a totally-new 360 camera, Nikon also launched a new flagship D5 FX camera, as well as a D500 DX camera. D5 The D5 has a long list of impressive specs: 20.83mp CMOS full-frame sensor Unprecedented native ISO range, […]
I realize I am in the minority when I say that I generally see no need for super high-resolution cameras like the Nikon D810, the Canon 5DS R and similar bodies with full-frame sensors boasting crazy high pixel counts. It just doesn’t make sense on paper. The more pixels you cram on a sensor, the […]
It’s a beautiful sunny day, you’re shooting indoors looking out to a sliding glass door or window and it’s brighter outside than on your set. Your talent is moving so HDR is not an option. You really don’t want a silhouette, if you expose for the talent then your sliding glass door or window blows […]