The Wall Street Journal leads today on the efforts of star-directors like Tarantino and Judd Apatow to force studios to commit to long term minimum orders from Kodak for rolls of film.
What would you take if you had a shoot on the moon?
An eagle eyed Reddit user (is there any other kind?) has spent some time detailing a fascinating breakdown of the kit used by Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong to capture their lunar landing- complete with exposer instructions. What’s more amazing is that ahead of their time NASA used a nifty little ‘life hack’. They eliminated the need for batteries through the use of a manual shutter.
The commonwealth games proves once again that photos are the defining way to tell any story. The Queen of England has shown that selfies, or photobombs are not just the preserve of teenagers. With quite a deliberate posed smile she snook into the picture above, and in the process making picture desk editors across the world happy.
Last week Nikon released the high end D810, their latest high end DSLR. With the D800 sensor landing a knockout blow to detractors when it was released the new model mostly comes with tweaks. Except in its video capabilities where they kicked the D810’s performance well beyond its predecessor.