David Schonauer

Tech News: Sony Unveils Wireless Shooting Grip for Mirrorless Cameras

DIYPhotography   Friday January 24, 2020

In a continued attempt to woo vloggers and travel shooters, Sony has unveiled the GP-VPT2BT—which, notes PetaPixel, is a “wireless shooting grip” for mirrorless cameras that lets users switch seamlessly between shooting video and stills on the run. “[T]his isn’t a ‘grip’ in the traditional sense that allows you to more easily shoot portrait orientation without contorting your arms. This is sort of like an advanced mini tripod," adds DIY Photography. The grip builds on Sony’s previously released GP-VPT1.   Read the full Story >>

Dept. of Ideas: Bending Time and Space, Literally

WIRED   Friday January 24, 2020

In 2005, multidisciplinary artist Jay Mark Johnson bought a hand-made digital camera capable of capturing 360-degree panoramic images at resolutions as high as 500 megapixels, which he used to help create visual effects for Hollywood films. But, notes Wired, he also used it to create a photo series called “Spacetime,” in which he rendered objects in motion while turning their backgrounds into colorful streaks. (Images from the series will be on view at the Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, California from February 8 to April 19.)   Read the full Story >>

Insight: Three Emerging Trends That Can Revolutionize Your Photography Business

SLR LOUNGE   Friday January 24, 2020

This year, ground-breaking technologies and trends have the potential to shift the way photographers and freelance professionals work, notes SLR Lounge, which identifies three of them: 1) AI and Machine Learning for Automatic Tagging and Finding Your Photos; 2) The Access Economy; and 3) the Freedom Economy.   Read the full Story >>

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Facebook   Friday January 24, 2020

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