Search results for "pentax"

More Pro Video Coming to Consumers: Canon and Nikon Digital SLRs Shoot HD

Low depth of field, high frame rate, high resolution. These are the technical hurdles which have traditionally separated consumers from creating film-quality video. HD video has been within consumer reach for quite a while now. 2008 has already seen high frame rates fall to Casio, and in the last couple of weeks, both Canon and […]

Read more →

Time Lapse Work in Progress: Stencil Cutting and Spray

This is something I’ve been working on for quite a while, but I’ve realised that there are too many new things on the horizon which will take up my time (and my computers’ CPU cycles) so I’ve decided to release it as a draft rather than sitting on it until "perfect".   While there’s still […]

Read more →

Still More Timelapse: Ice to Water Shot With Digital SLR

Peter keeps pestering me to post this video, so here you go: Red Iceblock Melting Outside Timelapse. This was shot in my Pentax *ist DS, with an old, beat-up, 50mm F1.4 lens I picked up in Vietnam. The “intervalometer” in this case is even more ghetto than the electronics kit I put together a year […]

Read more →

Digital Photo Management: Adobe Lightroom Beta 3 Review

It’s been a week now since Adobe Lightroom Beta 3 for Windows was released. In that time I’ve had some a bit of confusion, some fun, productive times, a couple of epiphanies, plenty of crashes, and have eventually developed a bit of a geek crush on this new software from Adobe. A little background: I’m […]

Read more →

Enough Megapixels: When Older and Cheaper is Better

Australian tech blogging ubernerd Dan has published his slightly extended take on the Megapixel Myth. The crux: Paying more money for a camera with more pixels may give you less image quality. So what’s the take-home message? Well, if you’re shopping for an ordinary digicam, bear in mind that money spent on higher resolution may […]

Read more →