Sony FX30 Press release: Sony Expands Cinema Line with New 4K Super 35 Camera for Future Filmmakers

Sony is pleased to announce the newest addition to the brand’s prestigious Cinema Line – the FX30 (model ILME-FX30). The new FX30 is a 4K Super 35 compact cinema camera that offers many professional features of the Cinema Line, such as Dual Base ISO, Log shooting modes, and user-imported LUTs (Look Up Tables) at a … Read more

Revisiting Glimpses and Opening a Door – By John Pemberton

Several months ago, one of my first posts on this site was titled “Glimpses at the Conservatory.” It documented the development and near completion of a photography project I had been working on for several years. I ended the piece with some thoughts on final opportunities to add images to the collection gallery and then … Read more

The Wacom Cintiq Pro 27 is Both a Pen Display and Reference Monitor

Wacom has announced the Cintiq Pro 27, a new pen display that features an updated thin-bezel design around a true 10-bit 4K reference monitor-quality display, a customizable pen, and a more compact overall footprint than its previous models. The company says the new pen display is purpose-built for creative professionals and offers a large 27-inch … Read more

Back to Basics with a Nikon F, 50mm f/2, and a roll of Tri-X

I’ve recently decided to take everything I know about photography, and my large collection of photography gear, and throw it all (as well as caution) to the wind. In the 21st century film photography world we spend countless hours combing through forums, watching videos, reading articles (getting a bit self-aware here), and having conversations with … Read more

The Whole Roll: Around (the Other) Durham with a Modified Saber 620 and a Roll of HP5 Plus

While the venerable City of Durham nestled in the United Kingdom boasts one of the world’s great cathedrals, its humble North Carolina namesake stands out in terms of tobacco warehouses and cinematic baseball history. But before we talk about America’s Pastime and the Golden Leaf, let’s talk about an unremarkable plastic camera that not many … Read more

Some Rolling-Shutter Fun… From a Moving Bus – By Dave Powell

The proverb “Necessity is the mother of invention” is credited to philosophers going back to Plato. But a modern paraphrase claims that boredom is another mother of invention. It certainly was for me in 2018, when my wife and I took a bus tour of Newfoundland. To be Clear Actually, this Canadian island is anything … Read more

Hasselblad H1 – An Accidental Journey into Phase One Digital Backs

I bought a Hasselblad H1 by accident. Like it’s older cousin, the Hasselblad V, the H series is modular. It has options for batteries, viewfinders, and camera backs, in addition to lenses. Sometimes, it turns out, coming into possession of just one camera component can start you on a camera journey. A while ago I … Read more

Buy Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens – Fujifilm X Mount

Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (Model A057X), a Fujifilm X-mount ultra-telephoto zoom lens. This is the third Fujifilm X-mount lens, following the Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model B070X) and the Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061X) . Even when extended to the 500mm telephoto end, the lens … Read more

GoPro Announces Hero 11 with More Features Than Just a Dot Upgrade

GoPro announced today that the 11th generation of their iconic GoPro Hero action camera. And in doing so, brings more even more tools for content creators to craft professional-grade videos on the move. No matter what platform they are shared on. Image Credit – GoPro The GoPro Hero 11 is capable of shooting 10-bit color … Read more