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SoundSoap 4 Upgrade Available

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SoundSoap has been part of many audio pros’ workflow for several years. Use SoundSoap by itself using the included desktop application for Mac or Windows or, use it right inside your favorite media editing applications like Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere CC, ProTools, Logic X, Cubase, EDIUS, GarageBand, and others. SoundSoap comes with VST, Audio […]

Lens Baby for FUJI X

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Lens baby has just announced the release of their Velvet 56, Circular Fisheye, and Composer Pro with Sweet 35 or Sweet 50 are now available in Fuji X, Micro 4/3rds and other mirrorless mounts. Their Velvet 56 classic portrait lens gives you a velvety, ethereal start with a smooth finish, from the big picture to […]

Grovemade Trackpad Tray

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Grovemade just introduced a Trackpad Tray, a modern way to protect and display Apple’s Magic Trackpad. The tray is carved from solid wood, reinforced with sturdy aluminum, and lined with soft cork to keep Apple’s Magic Trackpad in place. You can store extra batteries, paper clips, and other diminutive items for increased workspace storage. Grovemade’s […]

Unboxing: Fujinon XF 50mm-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm0-I2omNEg This beautiful beast, the Fujinon XF 50 140mm F2 8 R LM OIS WR, is a telephoto zoom offering the most frequently used telephoto focal lengths, equivalent to 76mm* to 213mm*, and a maximum aperture of F2.8 throughout the entire focal range. It features including dust / water and low temperature resistance, a triple […]

ClamCase Pro for iPad

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ClamCase has been making pro keyboard cases for iPad going back to the iPad 2. So I’m not writing about anything new here – but it is new to me. As an event photographer I have to be mobile, efficient, and effective. For years I sacrificed my own mobility and efficiency with the misplaced notion […]

Social Media Photographer’s Shot Kit – Sports

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL0U7XdaPVs After years, and I mean YEARS of loyally using Canon gear, I recently switched over to Fujifilm. Why? Trey Ratcliff of Stuck In Customs was a trailblazer in the mirror-less switching movement. When he announced he was dropping Nikon for the Sony mirror-less cameras, I realized that considering a switch was a reality. However, Trey shoots primarily […]

Camera. Reinvented.

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Lily, a company pioneering easy-to-use, self-flying cameras, today debuted the Lily Camera, the world’s first throw-and-shoot that flies itself. Initiated with a simple throw in the air, the Lily Camera automatically follows its owner, capturing stunning footage and high definition images while hovering in place or flying at speeds up to 25 mph. The camera, […]

Fujifilm X100T to iPhone Photography Workflow

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mEPRu3iMvU I have been getting great responses to last week’s video on my workflow. However, some folks are not so sure that I am serious about using an iPad on multi-day shoots instead of a laptop. Well, I am. So much so that we were at NABShow last month I was writing this post on iA Writer on […]

ibattz Refuel InVIctus Alpha

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ibattz has released a new line of charging cases for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, along with fast-charging battery packs for other mobile devices. Adding to its signature Refuel line, ibattz adds the Refuel InVIctus for both new iPhone models and Refuel InVIctus Alpha for iPhone 6. Refuel InVIctus packs 3200mAh of extra battery […]

Fujifilm X-T1 to iPad Field Photography Workflow

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http://youtu.be/6EuIpLxHT80 Let’s walk through a simple version of a workflow you can use when you’re in the field shooting for clients. In this scenario we will imagine that we’re at a multi-day music festival. The goal for the day will be to get candid shots of people (fans and artists) consuming our client’s product: a beverage . The story we […]

RedGiant Software at #NABShow

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MebCkKdSvY0 Red Giant makes tools, films and training to enrich the community of filmmakers and motion designers. For their own award-winning short films, we create new software to fill their needs. Then they make those products available for everyone else, helping artists create the perfect look that matches their story. Red Giant develops tools that […]