Published on Monday, 09 January 2017 11:49
Many photographers are using their imagination to make the most interesting photos. It can take a while to focalize the perfect moment, the perfect gesture. There are simple, ordinary things that can transform a photo in a real ‘masterpiece’.
Do you want your photos more original, more unique?
It’s obvious, one can come up with its own ideas, but there are some camera hacks that one should know. On the other hand, you can also buy yourself an expensive professional camera. Even though, who can guarantee you the maximum of the photography? /
Read more: 8 Creative Camera Hacks In Under 90 Seconds That You Can Try Yourself
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 11:43
How to choose a Solar Charge Controller
In an era where alternative energy sources gain more ground, it is wise to learn about them in order to make good use of them in order to cut the costs of the regular means and contribute more towards being environment-friendly. One of these is solar power, which can be utilized via photovoltaic systems. These are battery-based, so choosing an appropriate charge controller is a key factor to an efficient and durable solar kit. What it does is help in protecting your batteries from unwanted damages, replacements, and other costs, as well as ensure that they are properly, fully and safely powered.Read more: How to choose a Solar Charge Controller
Published on Monday, 14 November 2016 06:56
Magic Lantern Has Cracked the Canon 5D Mark IV
Canon lovers, we have some great news for you!!!. That new 5D Mark IV bought won’t be limited to the manufacturer firmware much longer. Talented hackers at Magic Lantern have managed to break into the new camera.
Eagle-eyed folks at Canon Rumors spotted the news when it broke earlier on the Magic Lantern forums. Reason to celebrate, although important to note that this is just the first of many steps to come. Working build to come out in a few months at least.
Meanwhile, keep an eye on ML forums for updates and we’ll be sure to inform you here on PetaPixel as soon as a working build is released.
Published on Friday, 28 October 2016 11:28
Old Digital Camera HACK for Macro Photography
As I proceeded with the experiment I discovered that by removing the lens the broken lens error was overwritten. I could still take pictures and video and most usefully about the broken camera was the fact that the inner lens had great magnification which is best used in the users advantage. An old Sony Cybershot(DSC-W1) broken camera was used in this video.
You can no longer manually zoom with this. This only works within a distance of approximately 1-2 cm away from device.
You don’t need to see this if you own a nice looking camera but donations are welcomed. Basic structure of most cameras is quite similar so this video should work on other older cameras. You can no longer manually zoom with this. This only works within a distance of approximately 1-2 cm away from device.
Published on Friday, 21 October 2016 12:00
Which Canon DSLR’s can do RAW with Magic Lantern?
Interesting times for filmmakers as Magic Lantern enabled RAW functionality for Canon DSLR’s. With fast card interface Canon EOS 5D mark III stands as the most popular RAW shooting DSLR with resolutions such as 1080p and above.
Other Canon DSLR’s shoot RAW as well! Take Canon EOS50D for example with it’s non-video capabilities which became a RAW beast and was released as far as 2008.
Fascinating Canon EOS 50D an outdated photo camera which we learned of it May was tempered with and now stands as a movie making machine(40D are being made as we speak).
Shown below is a recorded video at 1280x960 Anamorphic lens were used by the creator for image squeezing which later can be released into a dazzling 2560x960 pixel video.
It’s quite the tease for a camera that lacks video capabilities.If you like your breath taken away I recommend downloading the source video.A stunning development going at a remarkably fast pace.
The RAW module used is currently in Alpha stage meaning that stability and other problems are being polished. Most filmmakers see these issues, such as pixel glitches or usability as a minor downfall due to the remarkable pictures they get in return.
Make sure double-checking your footage after shooting. List of cameras that use RAW at the moment, keeping in mind most of them aren’t capable of 1080p(for now) and are in need of a fast CF card in achiving the required writing speed.
The Komputerbay 1000x cards are cheap, but they seem to work most of the time. If you receive a bad card send it back and get a new one.
The Lexar 1000x Cards are most expensive, but seem to work most reliable.
The Transcend 1000x Cards are newer, reliable, priced in between, but some compatibility issues have been reported with some firmwares.
Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 08:36
Taking a photo is so easy currently. All you need is a smartphone, a subject, and also the ability to point and shoot. however it wasn’t always as easy. In fact, it's currently so easy that we have a tendency to tend to forget exactly what's happening once a photograph is taken.
The science – the concept of light being captured on film or photographic material through a lens with a really tiny hole (the aperture) – is lost on the purpose and click on, selfie-stick wielding masses.
Fortunately, many DIY kits exist; part collections, complete with instructions, that designate a way to construct a camera. to get an improved understanding of any method, it's worth spending a while getting to grips with simply how it works, to return to terms with the principles.
Doing so with cameras can nearly certainly improve however you are taking a photograph.We’ve found some other ways that you simply can build a camera, from pinholes to DIY kits compatible with thirty five mm film, all the way up to digital cameras.