Articles written by Andy Day
Setting up a rig to film a car being driven can be a huge job, but cheating it in studio can be equally complex. Filmmaker Mark Bone is an expert when it comes to making professional-looking footage on a shoestring budget, and in this great video, he runs through his process for making in-car footage that looks better than much of what you might see on Netflix.
With camera bodies getting smaller and processors getting faster, it’s no wonder that manufacturers are having to explore new means of dispersing heat. This is not the first Canon patent to show a cooling fan inside, and how they could be implemented is still something of a conundrum.
When the Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) suddenly decided to remove photographs of Hong Kong protests from its website, it destroyed its credibility as a competition. If the decisions of the judges are being edited to avoid upsetting the Chinese government, how is this not censorship?
When it comes to poking fun out of high fashion, it’s not particularly difficult. YouTube comedy duo Zac and Jay have it down to a fine art, however, and this year they employed a 78-year-old grandmother decked out in a green outfit accessorized with thrift-store accoutrements to playfully mock the industry.
For reasons that are as yet unclear, Sony World Photo Awards has removed a number of images of Hong Kong protests from its finalists. Three photographers — Ko Chung Ming, David Butow, and Adam Ferguson — appear to have had their work removed, though some have since been reinstated, albeit with certain images from their projects now missing.
Japanese lens manufacturer Tamron recently released its financial results for the year ending 2019, and as well as some promising figures, it also revealed that a total of five lenses will be unveiled in 2020, three of which are as yet unknown. Why is Tamron doing so well, and what lenses does it have in store?