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Floating Bird: Camera’s Frame Rate Synced to Bird’s Wings

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What happens when a video camera’s frame rate is perfectly in time with the beating of a bird’s wings?  It looks like the bird is levitating in mid-air without beating its wings. Al Brooks from Austin Texas experienced this exact phenomenon recently when his security camera captured a bird up-close. We’ve seen this phenomenon before with helicopters in the video …

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AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR Preview

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  This week Nikon announced a new lens, the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR.    My initial thought when I saw this announcement was “Doesn’t Nikon already have a 70-300mm VR lens?”  And based on the comments and questions in the online forums and communities I am a member of, many people had the same reaction and are a …

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This Timelapse Video Will Be the Best 3 Minutes of Your Day

In News by Jim Harmer8 Comments

Tom Lowe just released an absolutely stunning trailer of timelapse and slow motion video of man’s connection with the world and technology.  It’ll be the best 3 minutes of your day. The video was created over a period of 5 years with filming in more than 30 countries.  If you watch the video and wonder “How the heck did he …

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The Lightroom Manifesto: Adobe has lost its way

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I’m not happy with what I’m writing.  I don’t like calling people out and spreading negativity on the web.  However, I feel passionate about Lightroom and I believe it’s being mishandled.  I’ll keep my tone in this piece as positive as I can, and rather than just complaining, I will suggest an easy change Adobe could make to better serve …

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These Drone Photography Contest Winners are Incredibly Inspiring

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The fourth annual International Drone Photography Contest has just finished up and the winning photos are absolutely incredible. I took the liberty of creating my own order of favorites in this post.  From the top down, here are the photos that stood out to me. Thank you to the Dronestagram website for allowing me to repost the winning photos with …