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New Lens Technology Could Bring Optical Zoom to Even the Thinnest Smartphones by 2016

A new type of lens technology will enable even the thinnest smartphones to utilize optical zoom. Smartphone cameras have improved exponentially since their introduction to the world, but one company still believes there’s plenty of room for improvement. That company is DynaOptics and their latest tech is promising to pack optical zoom into more smartphones Read MoreRead More

Seeing The Light – Shane Hurlbut’s Philosophy On Success

David Geffin profiles Shane Hurlbut and what drives his success. What sets you and your work apart? Having a clear idea of this is critical if you want to develop your work but when was the last time you actually thought about it? Shane Hurlbut is a veteran Director of Photography and today shares his Read MoreRead More

10 Tips for Shooting Live Sporting Events with a Small Crew

Brad Spinsby lays out 10 tips for shooting a multicam event with a small crew. Ten: Bring additional clothes in preparation for multiple weather conditions. Most sporting events occur outdoors, and it is wise to bring clothing accommodations for any anticipated weather conditions. Sunscreen and a hat are also important to shield yourself from the Read MoreRead More

Building a DIY 35mm Slide Converter For Cellphone

Here’s a simple and incredibly inexpensive way of scanning slides with your cellphone. 1. Set phone camera to highest resolution. 2. Hold the phone in camera mode over some sharp, printed text. 3. Move the phone up and down to get the clearest, sharpest image at the minimum distance from the print. However, do not Read MoreRead More

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