Around The Adoramasphere
Around the Adoramasphere is our weekly roundup of the internet goings-on of the Adorama family.
On the Gear Guides and Reviews Blog, Jason Schneider reviews the Fujifilm X100 to see if it can live up to the incredible buzz it’s generated; Mark Wallace reviews the GoPro LCD BacPac, which lets you preview videos shot on a GoPro HD Hero camcorder; and Greg Scoblete reviews the Asus Eee PC 1015B netbook.
At the Adorama News Desk, Mason covers the surprising sale of Pentax to Ricoh, which creates a stronger player in the market; and he covers the relaunch of the Olympus Digital PEN camera line, most notably with speedier performance.
On Tech Tock, Mason has a hands-on report with the new Olympus E-P3 to find out whether it’s myriad of new features creates a compelling package; I reflect on the vanishing costs of data storage; I cover Push Pop Press‘ new publishing platform for iPad, which promises to simplify the ebook production process; and Atif Hashmi gives a run-down of audio equipment for filmmakers.
On this blog, Through The Looking Glass, I review the FujiFilm FinePix X100 to see how it performs in the street; Michael Foley, the Director of Foley Gallery, explains how to narrow your vision and find a voice as a photographer; and I highlight the week’s photo and video events in New York City.
On the Techniques and How-Tos blog, Pontus Edenberg shows how to make a cinemagraph, or a moving digital still image; Mark answers miscellaneous photo questions from viewers; Cheryl Machat Dorskind explores the psychological effects of using blue in your photos; and Mark reviews moreBeaute2 for iPad, which makes skin retouching almost instant.