Posts Tagged ‘video’

Joey Captures 4K, 360º Seamless Video that You Can Livestream and Share

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When imaging company Kogeto created Dot — a clever little system that gave the iPhone 4 360º panoramic video — little did the general public know that this was merely a stepping stone towards what they really wanted to create. Three years later, they’ve finally let the panoramic cat out of the bag.

It’s called Joey, and it’s a professional-grade 360° 4K video capture device with a seemingly endless list uses.

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Photos and Video Captured with a Remote-Controlled Lion-Proof Camera Housing

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Getting up close and personal with large lions is really only an option for a few people in this world; for the rest of us, capturing close-ups requires a bit of engineering. Enter wildlife photographer Steve Mandel and his LionCam. Read more…

Little Planet Time-Lapse Shows 24 Hours of Planes Bustling Around Dubai Airport

Dubai 360, a website that will soon allow you to explore the city of Dubai using 4K interactive 360º views, has released the first teaser of what’s to come. The teaser was captured at the Dubai International Airport and shows what over 1,000 planes entering and leaving terminal 3 over the course of 24 hours looks like… little planet style.
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Video: The Dramatic Difference a Reflector Can Make, And How to Use One by Yourself

Reflectors are one of the most affordable pieces of gear a photographer can have in their bag. They’re not only small in size (and usually foldable), they’re also versatile and provide benefits when using both natural and artificial light.

This oldie-but-goodie walkthrough by Matt Granger highlights these simple and useful photography tools and details how just a single reflector can make a dramatic difference, even if you’re out shooting without an assistant.

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DIY Tip: Using a Shower Curtain as a Diffuser

Sometimes we’re left working with inconsistent or otherwise less-than-ideal light sources. And while we can’t always make bad light good, we can certainly control some of the light quality if we get creative. Showing just how to do that is this clever little DIY Diffusion tip by the guys over at Film Riot.

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Tutorial: Medium Format Astrophotography Without a Medium Format Camera

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In this tutorial I’ll show you how I use a standard 50mm prime lens to make medium format sized astrophotos with a regular small format camera. Read more…

Want to Record 4K Video Using Your iPhone 5S? This $999 App Will Let You Do Just That

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Say hello to 4K video recording with the iPhone… but first you’ll need a 5S model and a cool $999. That’s how much you’ll need to pay in the App Store to purchase Vizzywig 4K, which touts itself as the world’s first mobile app that lets you capture, edit, and distribute 4K video.
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Apple Uses Careful Camera Angles and Clever Forced Perspective to Preach Seeing Differently

As part of its latest wave of marketing following the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and Watch, Apple has released a creative video advertisement that uses careful camera angles and forced perspective to tell its very Jobs-esque story.

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Amateur Photographer Experiments with Using a 4K Video Still as its Magazine Cover Photo

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The idea that 4K+ resolution video will soon become a big thing in still photography is one rooted in convenience. While it doesn’t seem video will overtake still photography for good anytime soon, Amateur Photographer wanted to dip their toes in the water.

In a recent experiment, the Amateur Photographer team decided that the September 20th issue of their magazine would feature a cover that uses a still image extracted from video shot at 4K.
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Papua New Guinea Volcanic Eruption and Shockwave Captured on Camera from Nearby Boat

It’s been an admittedly volcano-heavy week here on PetaPixel, but it’s hard to pass up the opportunity to share amazing aerial photographs of erupting Icelandic volcanoes, GoPro video taken at the fiery edge of a volcano where only a few people have ever stood and, finally, the footage above of a volcano in Papua New Guinea going “BOOM!” in very literal terms. Read more…