During the time the 5D Mark III enjoyed its time in the limelight, experiencing image leak after specification outing, the Canon T4i was also receiving a lot of buzz from the rumor-mills, shaping up to quietly be announced alongside its bigger brother. However, as the multiple rumored announcement dates passed, it was clear we were going to have to wait a bit longer for a 600D successor, a wait that might finally be coming to a close fairly shortly.
In a day and age where time travel is a reality, but still yet to be sanctioned for official public use by the government, the mob and other criminal enterprises take to the black market and illegally exploit the technology for a number of uses. One of the exploits is to employ the services of hitmen whom reside 30 years in the past, awaiting a target sent from the future in which to “mop up.”
For this, our eighth Flickr Group Spotlight, the compliment post to The Digital Visual Week in Reader Photos Sunday showcase, further giving members of our Flickr group a well deserved platform to display their talents, we look at 14 stunning examples reflective photography, hand selected from our community portfolio.
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As the Nikon 6mm F/2.8 Hype Begins to Fade, Let’s Remember Another Incredible Piece of Glass – The Zeiss Sonnar 1700mm F/4
As the tremendous hoopla surrounding last week’s $160,000 sale of the legendary Nikon 6mm f/2.8 fisheye begins to wind-down, It makes one begin to think about the other outrageous lenses which have graced the industry thought the years. It seems as though those same sentiments were also felt by the good folks at PetaPixel, reminding us of the absolutely behemoth-like super-telephoto from Carl Zeiss which was first debuted at Photokina 2006 – the Apo Sonnar T* 1700mm f/4.
After last week’s private Sony event was proven to be not-so-private due to the vast NEX-F3 and Alpha A37 image leaks which surfaced, it was only a matter of time before each camera’s specification revelations soon followed.
On May 17th, 2012, Sony will officially announce the above-mentioned respective entry-level NEX and Alpha models alongside two zoom lenses – the 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS, and 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM, the latter of which will be priced at or around $500.00.
It’s that time of the week to take a step back from the industry news and showcase the incredible talent of our loyal readers. Hand selected from The Digital Visual Flickr Group, here are the selections for this round of The Week in Reader Photos.
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The Three Basics of Exposure and Photography: A Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, ISO, and Aperture
If you are just getting started learning the ins-and-outs of your capable photographic device, and have a hard time wrapping your head around how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO work in the grand scheme of properly determining a correct exposure, then the video above is sure to steer you in the right direction.
Stanley Kubrick the Street Photographer: Candid 1940′s Subway Photographs Captured by the Acclaimed Director
Although Stanley Kubrick will forever be known by many as the accomplished and regarded film director responsible for classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Shining, fewer associate Kubrik as the young staff photographer for Look Magazine, getting his feet wet in the industry during the 1940′s.
If you have ever dabbled in the assembly of IKEA’s post-modern Scandinavian furniture and wondered what types of DIY concoctions could possibly be forged from the residual cardboard, rejoice! IKEA has saved you the leg-work and contrived the idea of crafting a cardboard digital camera dubbed “IKEA KNÄPPA“, capable of storing 40 images via an internal USB, powered by two AA batteries.