As a bunch of content creators here at Visual Goodness, we’re always salivating over the latest gear. And the FDFF will make any creative who shoots video with a DSLR like the Canon 5d MkII not just salivate but also drop his or her draw to the ground. One of my favorite features? A repositionable [...]
I went to see a sneak preview of Cars 2 last Saturday. I can definitively say I was disappointed. Now, that’s not to say that it won’t make millions of dollars. But here’s the problem: It’s the first film Pixar has made that’s plot-driven instead of character-driven.
The visuals are simply amazing. The [...]
The Nielsen Norman Group released its second iPad Apps and Websites Usability study recently. You can download the 2011 and 2010 editions as PDFs here. The difference between the two editions are that the 2010 edition concentrated on the apps that came with the iPad since there weren’t many iPad-specific apps by that time.
So, there was an interesting post in the Flickr Strobist group from member Rod Nunley. He wanted to know how to match the lighting of a very nice photo from another Flickr user Daved De Lara. Really, really pretty shot.
I wanted to illustrate to Rod where the retouch was happening [...]
Ever wonder how they get those amazing photographs of shuttle launches? Red Huber has been setting up remote cameras for the Orlando Sentinel since the first shuttle. He uses sound-based triggers that snap images triggered by the roar of the shuttle’s engines.
Facebook is launching its new and improved Messages functionality including the option for Facebook users to have their own @facebook email address. (I got mine. Email me! firstname.lastname@example.org) Read the original announcement here and more official information here.
Basically, Facebook has made it possible to get all of your [...]
Really, the title says it all.
Sometimes all you need to be famous on Twitter is an organ and 40,000 live, screaming baseball fans.
But perhaps the best reason to follow Kaminski is right there in his Twitter handle, @bravesorganist. When he’s not playing jazz, polka or salsa, Kaminski plays the organ at Atlanta’s Turner Field during Braves home games — [...]
There have been a of you who’ve been following my photography on Flickr and asking me how I light my shots but then confess they only shoot natural light and feel like fish out of water.
Here’s a good beginner’s post on lights and lighting hardware.
Whether you want to get more serious about professional [...]
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