Check Out This Awesome Visualization of a Camera Capturing Light

This is promo video that shows off a very cool visualization of the camera inside the 41MP Nokia Lumia 1020. Featured in the segment is Nokia’s PureView technology, Backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, 6-element lens optics, 3x zoom, ball bearings from the OIS and the PureMotion HD+ display.

I think we need more ads like this in the camera world.

[via Gizmodo]


Manfrotto Adds New Aluminum Tripod to the 535 Series

Manfrotto MVT535AQ

Manfrotto has added a new single leg aluminum tripod to the 535 series of video tripods. The MVT535AQ supports 44 pounds and features a 75mm bowl, as well as a 60mm bowl adapter.

It also adds a fourth leg section (compared to the three section carbon fiber model), while maintaining the same reach and load capacity, allowing it to be an even more compact design.

The MVT535AQ retails for $367 and will be available as a kit with the Manfrotto 500, 502 and 504HD video heads. Check out all of the Manfrotto 535 series here at B&H Photo.

How to Use Photoshop to Edit Video

In the above video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to make the video experience less intimidating right inside of Photoshop CC.

In addition to working with video clips and trimming the footage, he shows how you can edit the color and effects of video using Photoshop’s tools instead of a video editing application. You can even edit video with the tools inside of Adobe Camera Raw.

How to Export 4K Videos for YouTube . . . Plus Free Presets for Premiere Pro and Media Encoder!


The Panasonic GH4 is the first 4K camera I have tested. I have lots of good things to say about it and will have plenty more sample video along the way. For those new to 4K video (including yours truly), I wanted to take a few minutes and break down what I have learned about exporting 4K video using Adobe Premiere Pro CC and share some presets that I created for exporting 4K footage for YouTube 4K delivery. [Read more…]