Perspective correction, or “tilt–shift” as it is often called, encompasses two different types of movements: rotation of the lens plane relative to the image plane, called tilt, and movement of the lens parallel to the image plane, called shift. Tilt is used to control the orientation of the plane of focus (PoF), and hence the part of an image that […]

NAB 2014: DJI from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. When I started writing this series for TheCameraForum.Com a year and a half or so ago, DJI was just ramping up.  I never expected to have a special category of camera for DJI Quadcopters.  But here we are only eighteen months later with that new category.  The whole “drone” […]

Zoetrope Optika from August Bradley on Vimeo. No sooner do I finish my story about the new Sony Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar, then out pops this fine example of creative filmmaking using it’s sister lens, the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus.  Without question, the Otus is one outstanding lens.  Especially in the hands of a master […]

Oneness New Zealand is the first art offering from Shawn Reeder and Kirsi Ranto in their Oneness Mission Project.  Oneness Mission is a global movement sharing beauty, love, and light through visuals, music, and writings. Oneness New Zealand is comprised of 8640 individual images from over 100,000 that were taken as Shawn traveled around New Zealand […]

From http://www.productionhub.com we bring you an interview from the 2013 Cine Gear Los Angeles Expo with August Bradley, a photographer turned cinematographer who has been using Carl Zeiss lenses since he began in the industry. Camera lenses from Carl Zeiss are used by millions of photographers all over the world and their cinematography lenses have […]

West of the Moon from Brent Bonacorso on Vimeo. Written, Directed, & Animated by Brent Bonacorso www.brentbonacorso.com Loosely based on several hundred interviews with children about their dreams, ‘West of the Moon’ is the story of one man’s lost love and his strange path to redemption, aided along the way by a gambling robot, a […]

  In the spirit of our continuing coverage of interesting time lapse photography projects, here is one with a very different and quite creative twist. Eran Amir, the project creator, originally uploaded “500 People In 100 Seconds” to YouTube on Aug 23, 2011.  Including my own, to date the project has had 1,667,851 views.   Eran […]