Around the Adoramasphere
At the Adorama News Desk, Mason wraps the week’s photo news, including the new NYTimes.com paywall, proposed agribusiness-friendly laws forbidding photographers from farms, and new product releases, like an Epson pro printer, Gary Fong micro 4/3 flash diffuser, Expoimaging Rogue Grid Flash Modifier and more.
On Tech Tock, Mason Resnick invites users to share their best low-light photography; he explores the ripple effect of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on the photo gear supply chain; and he updates us on the Flash Bus Tour, including the YouTube trailer.
On this blog, Through The Looking Glass, I highlight the celebrity portrait photography of Ben Baker, who captures a lesser seen side of the most known people on earth; and I share the week’s photo and video events throughout New York City.
On the Techniques and How-Tos blog, Mason reviews the Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 B&W conversion software; Mark Wallace reviews the Flashpoint Clamps, which allow you to clamp strobes or speedlights into hard to reach places; Mark explains rear curtain flash sync; he interviews the remarkably young fashion and celebrity photographer, Scott Hugh Mitchell; and he reviews the Grungetastic HD iPad app.
On the Gear Guides and Reviews Blog, Fred Singer explains backside illuminated sensor technology, which allows more light to be collected at the pixel level, reducing noise at higher ISOs; and Mason Resnick reviews the Casio EX-ZR10, a compact with an advanced featureset for the price.