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Embracing new technologies while continuing to uphold the beauty of the old is something many do not attempt, instead focused on only the former part of that equation. For Scott Basile, he uses new technologies to bring old techniques to the forefront. “I make wet plate collodion portraits and landscapes. I shoot with large format […]

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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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A good, solid zoom lens is always nice to have in the bag. I’m fairly new to Fuji, but I’m pretty much in the mind-set of switching over to Fuji as soon as possible. The thing is, there are a few lenses I’m still waiting on to be released before I can fully commit to the new […]

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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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Unfortunately it looks like my hands-on iPhone review is going to have to wait. Despite ordering a phone at 12:01 am PT on day of release (confirmed at 12:02 am) AT&T is now saying 45-60 days to ship. They of course took 2 days to provide said shipping estimate. After confirming with three levels of […]

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Knowing multiple ways to use Lightroom and Photoshop for post-production can help you save time by shooting with your post-production workflow in mind. The final image you see here was the result of pre-production planning, capturing the images I needed, processing them the same exact way in Lightroom, then blending them together in Photoshop before […]

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