It is that time of year again. NAB is just around the corner. My inbox and social media have already been flooded with official announcements and "unofficial" leaks. What am I excited to see on the show floor? There is a lot to cover, so let's dive in. Lytro Cinema — Lytro's light field cameras caused quite a stir in the photography community a while back. And, while the consumer market was not ready for the Illium, Lytro has not been idle. I knew they had VR projects in the pipeline, but I did not see Lytro Cinema coming. … [Read more...] about What to Look For At NAB 2016
Like many of our readers, I am the resident Photoshop expert among my friends and family. Every year, around this time, I am asked to do at least one custom helmet for a friend's fantasy football team. I usually poke around Google, looking for a template that allows me to be a good friend while working quickly so it does not become a distraction. Until this year, my search has been fruitless. A few weeks ago, I found V2 Revolution Helmet, an Photoshop template from Fraser Davidson (aka rezland). The PSD file is very well organized and easy … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for Some Photoshop Football?
3D Printing is a relatively new industry that makes it possibly to print physical copies of objects. Adobe recently announced that Photoshop CC has radically simplifying the 3D print process for creatives. Need a perfect prop for your shoot... no problem. Need to make a prototype to show your client... you got it. With this new release, it is no longer difficult to create and print a beautiful, physical object. As part of a major update to Adobe Creative Cloud, the new 3D printing capabilities available in Photoshop CC enable Creative Cloud … [Read more...] about Adobe Announces 3D Printing in Just One Click
If there's a new way of shooting pictures, I'm always game to give it a try. I've been playing with all the options and I discovered that both my Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Panasonic DMC-GH3 have a 3D shooting mode. Curiosity got the best of me and I started the process of exploring. Here's what I've figured out so far. Get a 3D Lens When it comes to shooting 3D, there aren't a lot of choices out there. Sure, you can find point and shoots (like the Sony Bloggie 3D). But getting a lens for pro and semi-pro bodies is hard. Enter the Panasonic … [Read more...] about My Experiments with Shooting 3D Photos