David Crewe

Staff Writer

David J. Crewe is an award winning commercial photographer, writer, retoucher, and videographer currently based out of Los Angeles, California. When not working on a film or tv set, David can be found creating content for clients like Nike, Amazon Originals, Mike Tyson, Ford, NBC/Universal, Harman Kardon, or nearly any Comic Convention in the country.

Articles by David Crewe

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The Godox V1 Pro Flash Offers Double the Light in Half the Space

The recently released $329 Godox V1 Pro is a round-head design speedlight that brings some subtle, and not-so-subtle updates to the already popular V1 system. The new flash adds features like an improved battery and charging system, the ability to take up to 100 continuous shots at full power, and it also has a detachable sub-flash for fill light use that effectively makes the system two lights in one.

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Huion Kamvas Pro 19 4K UHD Review: Affordable and Accurate Pen Tablet

Since using my first pen tablet over a decade ago, I found that working with display tablets provided an extra level of precision to my work since I could see exactly where my pen strokes were connecting on the screen. This let me be more precise and creative with my edits, but most of these tablets were either incredibly expensive or overly large. The $1,099 Huion Kamvas Pro 19 solves both these problems.

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a Perfect Tool for the Discerning Creative

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a $299 projection lens that allows users to create interesting, creative, and precise light and shadow patterns in their images with Bowens mount flash heads (optionally the BLP is available for continuous light sources). While it’s not the first system of its kind to hit the market, what makes this unit stand apart from the crowd is it has a 360° rotatable design, has significantly less light leakage, and supports Iris attachments from several other brands.

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Xoot_Pro Adjustable Display Stand Review: An Innovative Stand That Empowers Editors

Anyone who has worked with large display tablets will know that comfortably positioning and using them in a workspace can be challenging. Unless you are lucky enough to have a massive desk with a ton of space, most users will reposition these devices every time they use them. This is why having a proper stand for your display tablet is critical and why the Xoot_Pro Pen Display Stand is so helpful.

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Huion Kamvas Pro 24 4K Review: Big Color-Accurate Tablet at a Great Price

I think one of my favorite things about the current state of the display tablet industry is how there seems to be a non-stop growth of affordable alternatives to the historic "major players" in the game, making it easier and much more justifiable for photographers to make the leap into not just using a pen tablet, but a large and color accurate display version suitable for proper photo editing.

Shure's New SLX-D System Can Make Any XLR Source A Wireless One

Shure’s New SLX-D System Can Make Any XLR Source Wireless

Today Shure expanded it's SLX-D Digital Wireless microphone family with the new SLXD5 Portable Digital Wireless Receiver and SLXD3 Plug-On Digital Wireless Transmitter which are designed to deliver scalable and high-performance wireless digital audio with reliable RF performance and convenient power management in a new durable form factor meant for film, news gathering (ENG) and broadcast video industries.

Best Computers for Photo Editing in 2024

Ensuring you have chosen the right tools for the job can be a daunting task and selecting the right computer to handle your photo editing is no exception to this rule. You'll want to be sure the machine is as high performing as possible but also consider the price, ease of use, serviceability, and even connectivity to be sure you've selected the right computer for your photography workflow.

Unlock Unlimited Angles With Horizontal Tripods

Telling a cohesive story by putting together a series of photos or video clips can be a complicated task. Changing the camera angles and perspective can significantly influence your viewer's reaction to the project, and leave you with a much more impactful image. This is where a horizontal tripod can provide you with a wider array of shooting angles.

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Chronophoto Game Tests Your Photography and History Knowledge

Chronophoto is an incredibly simple yet addictive immersive guessing game where players are presented with a series of random images and they have to guess what year a photo was taken. The game tests users knowledge of visual history by examining the details of each image to zero-in on the specific year or decade the photograph was taken.

Field Made Co Launches Updated Lens Indicator Labels

Field Made’s New Lens Labels Show a Lot More Info at a Glance

Canadian-based Field Made Co. has released a "next-generation" update to the company's lineup of Lens Indicator Labels for Canon RF and EF, Nikon Z and F, Sony FE, Fujifilm XF and GFX, Sigma, and Tamron lenses to make it easier and faster to find the right lens in a bag, at a glance.