Slow Motion Camera Rig Shoots Video at 150 RPM 2

Slow Motion Camera Rig Shoots Video at 150 RPM

A video was posted on the Macro Room YouTube channel this week with a video that is quickly going viral. The slow-motion video is quite impressive, thanks to the owner of the channel partnering up with just the right people to set up a spinning camera rig that can produce videos to capture actions at

New Tools Added to the Latest Adobe Premiere Pro Update 4

New Tools Added to the Latest Adobe Premiere Pro Update

Adobe announced the release of a major update to their Premiere Pro application just a few days ago. The new update comes with a range of new features to enhance the user’s experience, along with several improvements to existing features. At the same time, some users may find compatibility issues arises when they update too

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Peak Design Leash Camera Strap Review: When Weight Matters

A camera strap is one of those accessories which in the beginning of your photography journey feels like anything will do the job. Many cameras come with an included strap, but your needs will start to become more specific with experience. For instance, a camera strap may need to be longer than what you have,

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The Best GoPro Accessories You Should Own

‘Accessorize’ is the name of the game when you own any type of GoPro. There are a few ‘bits’ that come with the camera, but you will soon be wanting for the plethora of add-ons, even inventing ways to use a certain piece of kit (or an excuse to buy something). There’s a huge array

Fitbit Ionic: Did Fitbit’s First Smartwatch Hit the Mark? 8

Fitbit Ionic: Did Fitbit’s First Smartwatch Hit the Mark?

Fitbit has been designing fitness trackers for a long time and it’s the only thing the company is known for. But recently, with the launch of the Fitbit Ionic, the company has decided to step into a new world of smartwatches. The Ionic offers a similar feature set and proves to be a serious contender

Fuji Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic: What's Old Is New Again 10

Fuji Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic: What’s Old Is New Again

The story, as I heard it, was that after Dr. Land took a picture of a young relative, the child asked, “Why can’t I see it now?” Sometime after that, the instant photography market was born. In these days of digital imaging and social media, it seems that few people even think about that original

The Nikon D3500: Simple, Easy and Afforable 16

The Nikon D3500: Simple, Easy and Afforable

With mirrorless cameras now on the market, DSLRs have had some heavy competition especially since mirrorless cameras are so compact and light. Well, Nikon just shifted the game a bit with its release of the D3500, an upgraded version of the D3400. This new model has become Nikon’s cheapest, simplest, and lightest DSLR camera yet.

Leica Q2 Review: A "Luxury" Camera 18

Leica Q2 Review: A “Luxury” Camera

The Leica Q2 is the second and upgraded model of the Leica Q. It has a simple concept where it shoots at a wide angle, with sharp and bright details with a full-frame image sensor. Above all, the great part of this camera is its compact size that is convenient to pack while on the

Fujifilm X-E3: Fujifilm’s Smallest Feature-Packed X-Series Camera 20

Fujifilm X-E3: Fujifilm’s Smallest Feature-Packed X-Series Camera

The Fujifilm X-E3 is the most recent addition to the X-Series mirrorless cameras. It replaces the old X-E2S and features 24.3MP X-Trans COMS III Sensor. X-T2 and X-T20 were designed to compete against DSLR style cameras with a central viewfinder while the X-E3 features the rangefinder style design such as the X-Pro2, but with a

Canon EOS RP: An Affordable Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera 22

Canon EOS RP: An Affordable Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

The release of the Canon EOS RP did not shake the camera market. Due to many companies innovating the types of cameras they are releasing, there have been inexpensive, full-frame cameras already on the market. When it comes to the EOS RP, the features tend to be similar to older models but for a cheaper

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A Closer Look at the Nikon KeyMission 360

It may seem odd that the likes of Nikon have come late to the action camera territory, but better late than never and now with the KeyMission 80, the company is hitting the VR-ready video market. The 360 4K market isn’t overflowing with competitors as yet, so we will see if the long-standing camera makers

Olympus Innovates the Action Camera with TG-Tracker 24

Olympus Innovates the Action Camera with TG-Tracker

Olympus has experience and a reputation for making rugged cameras. Its Tough Series has amped up the competition as there are more rugged point-and-shoot cameras out on the market but the TG-Tracker is Olympus’ first true action camera. This model is one that stands out from the rest, simply through its design. Olympus decided to

Looking Into the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) 26

Looking Into the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

As the camera industry is evolving, Leica is making sure that it is keeping up with the evolution. Nowadays, it is common to see compact cameras with large sensors so the competition between many companies is at an all-time high. These type of compact cameras are so popular because they can deliver the same top-of-the-line

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Can the Kodak PIXPRO S-1 Stand Up Against the Competition?

The Kodak Pixpro S-1 is a Micro Four Thirds camera hitting the market for those buying into their first camera with interchangeable lenses. It’s an all in one package, except for a built-in flash (only a hot shoe), providing stills and video, along with some not so obvious features like 360° scan panorama, Full HD

The Sony RX0 Creating a New Category for Cameras 28

The Sony RX0 Creating a New Category for Cameras

When the launch of the Sony RX0 dropped, the camera industry was shaken up. Sony has been known for creating incredible, high-quality cameras but this small and compact camera was different. As a company that has been making its presence known in the camera world, many were wondering if Sony could be a leading brand.

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Panasonic HC-VX1: 4K Video and More…

For those wanting a dedicated 4K video machine with a huge zoom range, optical image stabilization, and good lowlight performance, the Panasonic HC-VX1 seems to tick all the boxes. However, it does come with some caveats which we will check out below and see if everything in this all-in-one dedicated box fits well into this

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The 6 Best Drones for Beginners

The drone market is a great example of how quick advancements in technology can bring down prices and increase functionality. In the early days of drones, it felt like you needed years of RC piloting experience, but not anymore. Even at the cheaper end of the market, drones are easier than ever to fly and

Everything You Need to Know About Huawei P30 Pro 32

Everything You Need to Know About Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei just made the headlines by announcing its latest flagship phone – the P30 Pro. However, more than the phone, what’s catching people’s eyes is the outstanding camera. Consisting of a new four-camera array, it has pretty much combined all major smartphone camera trends into a single package. Equipped with a gorgeous ombre design and

SeaLife DC2000: The Tough Camera You Never Knew You Needed 34

SeaLife DC2000: The Tough Camera You Never Knew You Needed

SeaLife is probably a company you never heard of in the camera industry. And when it comes to buying a rugged, waterproof camera – the DC2000 might not be the first camera to think of. But if you are looking for a compact camera that can go quite a few feet underwater, the DC2000 could

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More Time Outside: Getting More from Landscapes

I always say that landscape photographers and fishermen have a lot in common. Apart from carrying a healthy supply of sandwiches and a flask of tea, the game is the same in the respects of potentially waiting all day for those ideal moments or even the perfect time of year to get the ideal catch.

Photo Mechanic Plus Public Beta to Be Released on April 22 40

Photo Mechanic Plus Public Beta to Be Released on April 22

The developers behind the popular Photo Mechanic software announced that they would soon be releasing a public beta version of an upcoming add-on that will be accompanying their popular application. The new public beta is restricted to only some of the existing Photo Mechanic users and will offer a catalog feature that enables a significant

Sony A9 Gets a Firmware Update with Newly Added Features 42

Sony A9 Gets a Firmware Update with Newly Added Features

Sony rarely releases firmware for their cameras that brings about new features. On March 25, 2019, the company announced the release of a new firmware update for the popular Sony A9 camera. The update introduces a range of new features to the camera, helping customers take even better photos than before. Sony made the announcement

Canon EOS 6D Mark II: A Practical​ Full-Frame Model 44

Canon EOS 6D Mark II: A Practical​ Full-Frame Model

When Canon released the original EOS 6D, it started the movement of having a beginner’s camera with a full-frame system. Nikon was also following the same concept with the D600. Of course, the value of the camera was all due to the size of the sensor. But once Canon launched the EOS 6D Mark II,

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Should You Swap Your Nikon D750 for a Z6?

The upgrade process for us DSLR users in the past was quite straightforward. We usually stuck to our known brand and we had the options of one of two models to do a sideways or step upgrade. Now we have mirrorless cameras thrown into the mix with tempting features such as lighter weight, cutting-edge functionality,

Canon's Trinity & Two Other RF Lenses Make European Debut at TPS 48

Canon’s Trinity & Two Other RF Lenses Make European Debut at TPS

Five Canon RF lenses, including the ‘trinity’ lenses, make European debut at the recently concluded The Photography Show 2019. Canon showed off five full-frame lenses it plans to add to its RF mirrorless ecosystem. Four of the lenses are new L-series lenses plus the 24-240mm which is also ultra-compact superzoom lens. The development of these

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LG V40 ThinQ: Now with 5 Cameras

Remember the good old days when our smartphones had just one rear camera? Nowadays you’re a dinosaur if you don’t have at least two or more cameras with multiple functions. The LG V40 ThinQ has pushed this a bit further with five in total, wrapped around a lot of functionality and a cool design. But

Alien Bees B400 - Perfectly Adequate Studio Strobes 54

Alien Bees B400 – Perfectly Adequate Studio Strobes

Studio strobes from the Paul C. Buff, Inc. of Nashville Tennessee have been popular among professional and other serious photographers mainly due to one reason — they are good! Besides being great studio strobes, they are also very reasonably priced. The Alien Bees model line up is pretty much the cornerstone of the great reputation

Loupedeck+ Announces Compatibility with Adobe Audition and Final Cut Pro 61

Loupedeck+ Announces Compatibility with Adobe Audition and Final Cut Pro

Loupedeck+ developers recently announced that they are focusing on enhancing the overall productivity of their control console. The first step for this is to allow compatibility with a larger range of applications. In a recent update, the Loupedeck+ physical console will support two additional software applications, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Audition. Loupedeck+ is a

New Foldable Camera Launched by Insta360 65

New Foldable Camera Launched by Insta360

Less than a year ago, Insta360 introduced the Insta360 ONE X, which offered a significant upgrade over previous models and gave many of the latest cameras on the market a run for their money. Now, the company has announced a very unique product that, once again, puts its competitors to the test. The Insta360 EVO

New Imaging Technique Gives Traditional Cameras Super-Fast Imaging Speeds 67

New Imaging Technique Gives Traditional Cameras Super-Fast Imaging Speeds

Some researchers from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) in Canada have developed a new imaging technique. The method which is called Compressed Optical-Streaking Ultra-high-speed Photography (COSUP), pushes the limits of standard imaging sensors. Typical imaging sensors have image capturing speed limit of 100 frames per second. But with this new technology, one

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III: A Camera for Everyone 69

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III: A Camera for Everyone

Olympus launched the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III as a way to incorporate all consumers to the OM-D series. This mirrorless camera is an entry-level camera that allows people to get familiar with the manual system of a camera. Since it was designed to be an entry-level camera, the E-M10 is easier to use but

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Is the Latest Thing Still Leica?

Leica is one of those camera companies where their reputation invariably precedes them. No wonder when they have been around since 1914 (the name Leica comes from the founder’s Ernst Leitz last name and the first two letters of the word camera). Arguably, some of the most groundbreaking cameras and lenses Leica produced were in

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2019 ON1 Photo RAW: A Viable Alternative to Photoshop & Lightroom?

RAW file converter, photo editor and photo library duties usually fall to the most popular software products like Adobe Lightroom, but there are alternatives on the market providing a different workflow and results. On1 Photo RAW is one such product, which aims to integrate the most used features from Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop in one

Fitbit Versa: A Budget-Friendly Alternative to Apple Watch 71

Fitbit Versa: A Budget-Friendly Alternative to Apple Watch

Fitbit Versa is very different from its predecessor, the Ionic. Its amazing design and great battery life put it in a position to compete against pricier smartwatches like the Apple Watch 3, but lack of GPS is disappointing. The Versa helps you track a variety of activities, such as swimming, running and cycling. Another big

Benro RedDog R1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer Just Released 73

Benro RedDog R1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer Just Released

Benro recently announced plans to produce a line of new gimbals to provide photographers the ability to significantly enhance the overall stability of their photographs. The very first product that has already made an appearance, part of the new line from Benro, would be the Benro RedDog R1, which was officially released last week.  The

New Leica Q2 Revealed with 95% Higher Resolution 75

New Leica Q2 Revealed with 95% Higher Resolution

After the success of the Leica Q, the company recently announced the release of an updated version, the Leica Q2. This new camera features a significant number of upgrades compared to the original Q model, including a much better resolution, the ability to capture photographs in rainy conditions, and even an improvement in the lens.

New $500 4K Camera from Yongnuo Features Android, 4G and More 79

New $500 4K Camera from Yongnuo Features Android, 4G and More

Last year, a number of rumors circulated regarding a possible new camera from the Yongnuo brand. Last week, the company made an official announcement that the camera is real and will hit the market very soon. The new camera is said to be powered by the popular Android operating system and offer features like internet

Camera Bits Announces Photo Mechanic 6 81

Camera Bits Announces Photo Mechanic 6

After almost seven years, Camera Bits have announced that their popular Photo Mechanics software is finally getting a much deserved major update. The new version will be Photo Mechanics 6, being the successor of the previously released Photo Mechanics 5. This major update is said to provide users with a significant update on existing features