The Dillon Markey story: In 1989, Nintendo released the Power Glove for its Nintendo Entertainment System.  In 2015, Dillon Markey modified a Nintendo Power Glove, turning this humble Nintendo relic of a bygone generation into the most awesome stop motion animation tool ever made. Dillon Markey is an animator for Robot Chicken and PES, among other […]

I should call this video “Digital Blindz” or something, that horizontal banding is so bad. As an environmentalist, I applaud the conversion from incandescent light bulbs to fluorescent and the new LED digital bulbs.  The energy efficiency is so much better it can save a great deal on a monthly electric bill, and give even […]

Back in the days of old, those archaic days before Photoshop was invented, people like Konrad Eek worked up a print using only darkroom techniques.   The only computer involved was a simple timer, able to count down the time a lightbulb stayed illuminated.  That one simple light, and many of the techniques Konrad Eek demonstrates here, have […]

For us to maintain our ancestors hard fought and hard-won rights, we need to constantly exercise them to protect us as average citizens or visitors to the USA from wide spread abuse from those in positions of power and authority. But it certainly helps to actually know what your rights as a photographer are first. To help fill that need, above you […]

Net neutrality. Speak the words, savor the flavor of freedom as it rolls off your tongue. Net neutrality. As a photographer, those are becoming the most important two words you will hear in this decade. Net neutrality means all internet traffic is considered equal, from whatever the source, and none shall be given a preference […]

3 Sensors are Better than One: The Sony Mirrorless Lineup for Doing Serious Video. from patrick murphy-racey on Vimeo. Another old still photographer making the transition to adding video and sound, our friend Patrick Murphy-Racey has been around for awhile doing his still photography thing. Patrick thinks having a variety of different sensor sizes is better for […]

Today, hundreds of thousands of photographs will not be taken.  The US Congress has declared war on landscape photographers.  Thousands of locations are now posted:OFF LIMITS.  Across the country, vacations, that dreamed of and earned respite from a year’s toil, are being collectively ruined. People who actually work for a living and do their jobs […]