Articles written by Andy Day
It’s definitely not the 108 megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, but 64 megapixels is a lot of camera to pack into the forthcoming iPhone 12. Rumors have emerged that Apple is testing various sensors for its next flagship phone, which would be quite the bump from the iPhone 11 Pro’s meager offering of 12 megapixels.
Coronavirus may have spread from China, but given that it is now a worldwide problem, why are so many news outlets continuing to use photographs of Asian people to illustrate their reporting? Is this adding to the issues regarding xenophobia since the outbreak a few months ago?
I recently returned from 10 days of camping in the Swiss mountains, having just taken one of my favorite climbing images. As is often the case, it was another lesson in humility: sometimes, you need the person in your photograph to tell you what you’re doing wrong. Here’s how it came about.
Sometimes, knowing how much to quote a potential client can seem impossible. Both sides know what they want, but finding something that works perfectly in each direction is often hard work. This excellent video from Evan Ranft gives a detailed guide on how to go about things, with a ton of bonus material tacked on the end for good measure.
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.