Not to be outdone by the strong Zeiss support for the native Sony FF E mount, Schneider Optics announces additional support for the Sony E mount in their new family of prime lenses specially designed and built for digital cinematography with full-frame sensor HDSLR, Mirrorless, and other professional cameras. Built in Germany by Schneider-Kreuznach, the new […]

Rollei lenses on a Sony A7S?  Is this possible?  Yep, Rollei lenses on a Sony A7S, and the results may  surprise you as much as they did me.  Not only is the video superb, the still images are every bit as magical as their medium format counterparts.  Rollei lenses on a Sony A7S for me? You better […]

My longtime friend Uwe Steinmueller, editor and publisher of OutbackPhoto.Com, and fellow contributing editor to TheCameraForum.Com has passed away.  Uwe suffered a heart attack on August 8, 2014 at his home in Germany. There, I said it.  I’ve been procrastinating for several days now writing this.  Somehow, to actually write these words down makes the event concrete, something […]

Every two years, much like lemmings the movers and shakers in the camera industry join the seasoned industry professionals for the trek to Photokina.  According to Wikipedia, The Photokina (rendered in the promoters’ branding as photokina) is the world’s largest trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries. The first Photokina was held in Cologne, Germany, in 1950, and it is now held biennially in September at […]

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann: About the Essence from Leica Camera on Vimeo. Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG, introduces the Leica T System and speaks on its design, real craftsmanship and ease of use – a symbiosis of the best. Leica – “das Wesentliche.”  I have a few observations. So […]

Understand Music from finally. on Vimeo. Music is a good thing. Without it, few of our film projects would work.  Music is one of those absolutely foundational elements in good cinema.  Music can be, and often is, fitted neatly into the background of a film as a trigger to subliminal emotions in the viewer,most often […]

e-volo Crowdfunding bei Seedmatch from Volocopter on Vimeo. Der Volocopter von e-volo ist eine Luftfahrt-Revolution made in Germany. Sicherer, einfacher und sauberer als je zuvor ändert er die Art, sich fortzubewegen. Sie wollen Teil dieser Innovation werden? Investieren Sie bei unserem Crowdfunding: The Volocopter of e-volo is an aviation revolution made ​​in Germany. Safer, easier, […]

Sometimes we like to create more muted colors and softer look in our images. Here is an example: We like the scene with some nice elements: Hay wheels Three trees Tractor with dust Forest as a backdrop We still like to improve the mood of that late summer day in Germany. Here we use our […]