When it comes to a subject as complex as choosing what particular set of expensive video lenses to use, nothing substitutes for actual hands on experience.  The experience a Professional like Jem Schofield has acquired over his many years of using the various lenses and lens combinations, gives Jem a level of understanding few of us will ever […]

From “the truth is stranger than fiction Leica saga,” an unbelievable problem surfaces with the new Leica Monochrom Type 246 – this time even before it begins to ship.  Today Leica Camera has issued a notice regarding a compatibility issue with DNG files from new and soon to be shipping Monochrom (Typ 246) and Apple’s replacement for […]

Our friend Brian Griffith advises us today that Iridient Developer 3.0 beta 3 is now available for download: http://www.iridientdigital.com/products/iridientdeveloper_download_v3beta.html “This is a pre-release version of Iridient Developer 3. it may be unstable or lack features that will be be included in the final release. Some functionality may change before the final 3.0 release. This beta […]

With the release of OS X Yosemite later this year, Apple will cease the development of its professional photo editing application, Aperture. Bummer.  Users of Aperture will be transitioned to Photos, a new app that was introduced during the Apple WWDC keynote recently. The new Photos application integrates many of the advanced photo editing features that were previously found […]

Joining the ranks of the Apple video editing suite contenders is Lightworks who today announced the availability of a Public Beta of their version 11.5. Lightworks has been a favorite for editing film for many years, originally starting life as an MS-DOS based application for the IBM PC. Lightworks has stayed that course until today, primarily […]

Published on YouTube Jan 28, 2014 Randy Halverson is a driven person, as driven as anybody living in rural South Dakota can be I guess.  Randy and his two Canon 5D Mark III’s sure did some traveling last year, covering South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah shooting in 4k.  Oh, you didn’t know the 5D Mark III […]

  Exciting times! Apple have announced the following prices:   Not cheap, but no information on what the upgrades will cost until the store opens up for custom configurations.  However according to the estimated guess of Lewis Hilsenteger, of Unboxed Therapy,  the maxed out Mac Pro could cost as much as $25,000!  Here is how Lewis calculates […]

The Latest From DigitalOutBackPhoto: FolioBook for iPad The iPad is an excellent device to show your portfolios to clients or friends. Unfortunately the Photos app is not really very good to show your work. The main reason is that the Photos app is a photo browser (even a very limited at that). When you show images […]