Posts Tagged ‘DSLR’

Studio-Quality Lighting From Your Pop-Up Flash

Studio-Quality Lighting From Your Pop-Up Flash

Flekt is like a beauty dish for your pop-up flash. The flash device attaches to the hot-shoe on your DSLR and utilizes the pop-up flash you aren't using, thereof no need for expensive third party flash units. Flekt system has three parts - the magAttach, which slips onto the hot shoe and serves as the …

How To Photograph The Stars With Your DSLR

How To Photograph The Stars With Your DSLR

The Shooting Stars ($19.95) eBook by Phil Hart will show you how to shoot your own stunning images of the moon and the stars with just your digital SLR and a tripod. Part 1 of the eBook, The Sky at Night, introduces some basic astronomy concepts, to help you understand what you can expect to …


DSPTCH Bag Collection

DSPTCH Bag Collection

San Francisco's DSPTCH broadens its lineup with a new collection of bags. The collection is launching with two ballistic nylon bags, The Rucksack ($220) and the compact Slingpack ($140). The Rucksack is based on a traditional military rucksack design, it's a slimmed down version of the classic while maintaining some of the functional aspects. This …

A Camera Add-On Brings Refocusing To Your SLR

A Camera Add-On Brings Refocusing To Your SLR

Light-field technology has grown in popularity since the arrival of the Lytro camera, which allows photographers to refocus images after they have been taken. The Lytro is a separate camera purchase all of its own, but this technology can be installed on your existing SLR set-up. KaleidoCamera is a reconfigurable non-permanent camera add-on for high …

Tether Your Canon DSLR To Your Mac

Tether Your Canon DSLR To Your Mac

Kuuvik Capture (depending on the license: $79.99 or $99.99 or get a 30 day trial) was created by working photographers, with the mission of the possible fastest, smoothest and optimal workflow for EOS photographers in mind. The software is Mac-only and to use a Canon camera you must connect it with an USB cable. Kuuvik …


How Can I Record High-Quality Audio With My DSLR?

How Can I Record High-Quality Audio With My DSLR?

With the introduction of Canon’s firmware upgrade for the 5D, you'll have the possibilitey of manual audio recording, all you just need is the right equipment. Essentially, you have two options for audio recording: on-camera, or separate-system. Both have their pros and cons. My quick tip to record pro-level audio in-camera is the Juicedlink CX231 …

Pico Flex Dolly Kit Digital DSLR Skater Camera

Pico Flex Dolly Kit Digital DSLR Skater Camera

The Pico Flex Dolly Kit ($99.95) offers that oh so smooth tracking camera shots that look just like the big Hollywood productions, but without any of the hassles and constraints of traditional camera tracking & dolly systems. The parts are nicely machined and assembled and the Dolly system is completely portable and can be set …

Essentials: How Can I Make A DSLR Behave Like A “Real” Movie Camera?

Essentials: How Can I Make A DSLR Behave Like A “Real” Movie Camera?

Now that's a question! DSLRs are so lightweight that they don’t move like a film camera. And in many cases DSLRs are ergonomically worse than a camcorder, as they are designed to shoot stills, not video. The solution is as simple as the rules of gravity: Extra mass and size will contribute further to your …


FocusMaker – Making Sharp DSLR Video In A Simple Way

FocusMaker – Making Sharp DSLR Video In A Simple Way

Do you want to be able to make those nice focus racks from near to far in order to tell your story in an even better and more intense way? Then the following DSLR add-on is for you: FocusMaker ($89) serves both as a simple and easy to use follow focus system, as well as …

Carry Speed VF-3 Swivi Universal LCD Video Viewfinder For DSLR

Carry Speed VF-3 Swivi Universal LCD Video Viewfinder For DSLR

The new well built Carry Speed VF-3 Swivi Universal Video Viewfinder for DSLR ($149.99) is used to magnify the image on your Live View LCD to achieve more accurate focus, color, and exposure especially in when operating under bright outdoor lighting. The LCD viewfinder attaches to your DSLR camera through a solid metal Quick Release …

The DSLR Cinematography Guide

The DSLR Cinematography Guide

The DSLR Cinematography Guide (Free PDF download) by Ryan Koo gives you an overview what you need to know to make beautiful, inexpensive movies using a DSLR. Digital cinematography is changing so rapidly these days that a printed book on the subject will likely be outdated by the time it reaches store shelves; this is …


Essentials: 10 Camera Straps For DSLR

Essentials: 10 Camera Straps For DSLR

It's time for some good camera straps. Those straps are soft where it matters and strong where it counts. It's just a matter which body-hugging contours you choose to distribute the mass of your camera evenly across your shoulders. You can also find some more DSLR accessories on our site here. National Geographic NG 3030 …

DLSR Lenses - Knowing Which One To Use And When

DLSR Lenses – Knowing Which One To Use And When

This is a guest post from Steven Brooks, a professional photographer working in London. Brooks says about himself, "I believe the key to stunning images is a simple one. It is only possible if the people I'm photographing feel relaxed and at ease. This is achieved by building relationships with my clients and getting to …


Little Bramper - Smooth Exposure Control For DSLR Time-Lapse

Little Bramper – Smooth Exposure Control For DSLR Time-Lapse

"One of the main problems facing time-lapsers is how to adjust exposure during the course of the time-lapse.  The normal modes of a digital SLR only allow the exposure to be changed in relatively large steps - causing very unpleasant exposure jumps in the resulting time-lapse.  Find a sunset time-lapse on youtube and you’ll probably …

Incredible Compactness Comes With Great Functionality

Incredible Compactness Comes With Great Functionality

If you're a videographer who likes the compact size of DSLRs and don't want to use a large rig you're going to love this one. Believe me, there isn't anything as small and lightweight as the The Pocket Rig ($299). With this super small, lightweight video stabilization solution you can shoot photos and video simultaneously. …

Four-Bladed DSLR Helicopter

Four-Bladed DSLR Helicopter

In the spirit of adventure the HPQ-2 ($1.795) from Rotor Concept comes fully assembled and 100% ready to fly. The HPQ-2 is the larger version of the HPQ-1 and the quadcopter is foldable and comes with a 28x8.5x8.5 inch metal carrying case. My only concern is, that the package lacks a way to monitor your …


Removing Aperture Flicker - The Lens Twist Method

Removing Aperture Flicker – The Lens Twist Method

Turning all of your DSLR settings like exposure, white balance, and focus to manual will eliminate most flicker. If you are shooting time lapse in all manual modes and still having problems, you’ve probably got a case of aperture flicker. For most camera controlled lenses the aperture closes with each shutter release. And if you …

The Lensbaby Movie Maker's Kit

The Lensbaby Movie Maker’s Kit

The Movie Maker's Kit ($2.9009 is a complete creative solution for filmmakers looking to add unique effects to their film, in-camera. Conveniently packaged into a rugged Pelican case, this kit contains several of Lensbaby’s flagship lenses for use on PL mount cameras, as well as one in a Canon mount for use on Canon’s line …

The iPhone SLR Mount

The iPhone SLR Mount

Yes, it's really real! The people over at Photojojo did it again! An SLR lens mount ($249) for your iPhone! It essentially turns your iPhone into a DSLR. Faux no more. The iPhone SLR Mount gives you the real thing. It'll set your phone photos apart from everyone else's on PIXS-IT in an unprecedented way. This …


DSLR Camera Remote Pro

DSLR Camera Remote Pro

DSLR Camera Remote Professional Edition is the next-generation cable release for your Canon EOS© or Nikon DSLR camera. Just connect your camera to a Wi-Fi enabled computer and you can instantly adjust its settings, fire the shutter, review images, even get a live viewfinder preview using your Apple iPhone or iPod Touch. DSLR Camera Remote …