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Canon AMLOS

Canon’s New AMLOS Webcam System Aims to Transform Remote Work

Last week, Canon and The Hollywood Reporter hosted a premiere of the animated short film The Forest Haunt whicih was created thanks to a partnership between Canon and actor Joseph Gorgon-Levitt's production company HitRecord. The team leveraged Canon's in-development AMLOS remote working system to collaborate with hundreds of people around the world as if they were all in one place.

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lens Review

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lens Review: A Superior Successor

The updated mirrorless version of the legendary ultra-wide 14-24mm f/2.8 lens lives up to its F-mount predecessor and then some. It offers incredible performance, a sturdy and stylish build, impressive image quality, and it comes with its own screw-in filter attachment lens hood.

As a Pro Photographer, Do I Want the iPhone 13?

I’m a pro photographer. Do I want the new iPhone 13 Pro? You better believe it. Based on what Apple presented, this is a big upgrade for us photographers.

Racists ‘Zoombomb’ Discussion Celebrating Black Photographers

On February 26, 2021, Scopio hosted a public panel for Black History Month featuring Black photographers and Black-owned businesses. Halfway through the panel, a group of anonymous users disrupted the event and bombarded the chat and audio feed with a torrent of racist and hate-speech-filled language.

How to Do Remote Photo Shoots Using Zoom

As a photographer, I work from my home base in Istanbul, completing assignments for places like The New York Times. But, just like everywhere else, COVID-19 has put a damper on normal human interactions in Turkey. So, when a photo editor at The New York Times gave me the option of shooting an assignment remotely, I was intrigued.

Using a $10 vs $1,000 Light for Zoom Meetings

The single most important thing that you can do to look better in a Zoom meeting is to add better lighting. This will give you a significant quality improvement on a minimal investment. So... I decided to test out four different lighting options, ranging from a cheap little $10 ring light all the way up to a $1,000 professional studio light.

Panasonic Releases Proper Webcam Software for LUMIX Cameras

In an announcement that flew under the radar a little bit, Panasonic has released some proper webcam software that lets you use your LUMIX camera as a webcam on both Mac and Windows. This replaces the slightly hacky tethering software work-around unveiled back in June.

Nikon Unveils the 50mm f/1.2 and 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lenses for the Z-Mount

Nikon has just announced two of the most anticipated lenses for its full-frame mirrorless Z-series: the NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S and the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S. The former is the fastest AF lens Nikon has ever produced, while the latter is "the world’s shortest and lightest full-frame f/2.8 zoom lens with a 14mm field of view."