Around the Adoramasphere
Around the Adoramasphere is our weekly roundup of the internet goings-on of the Adorama family.
On this blog, Through The Looking Glass, I weigh in on Panasonic’s Lumix GX1, the long-awaited heir to the GF1, and its position in the now crowded marketplace; David Paul Larson interviews Drobo from the floor of PhotoPlus on the new Drobo S RAID array storage solution; he interviews Craig Strong of Lensbaby on the Lensbaby Composer Pro and the range optics that go with it; he interviews Dynalite President Peter Poremba on its current pack lineup; and I cover the week’s photo and video events throughout New York City.
At the Adorama News Desk, Canon unveils its much anticipated foray into high end digital cinema cameras with the C300 announcement; Panasonic announces its new premium Micro Four Thirds compact, the GX1; a new digital instant camera from Polaroid is announced; Kodak sells its profitable sensor division to raise cash, while winning some awards for its products; Pocketwizard partners with Smugmug for a photo contest with the theme “Make it Possible;” Adobe cedes the mobile game to HTML5, abandoning Flash; Nikon posts a major firmware update for its D7000 and D5100 DSLRs; and Lensbaby Announces Senior Style Portrait Contest Winners.
On the Techniques and How-Tos blog, Mark has an awesome in-depth walkthrough of shooting and editing a sci-fi poster; Tamara Lackey sits down with Art Streiber about pacing your career and more; Bryan Peterson shows how to create contrast with flash; and Joe Farace has on-location posing tips.