Around the Adoramasphere

Posted in News by Nathan Lee Bush on March 19, 2012

Around the Adoramasphere is our weekly roundup of the internet goings-on of the Adorama family.

Photoflex TritonFlash portable strobe kit review

On TechTock, Mason Resnick feels the March Madness and reflects on the incredible increases in high-ISO performance in digital cameras in recent years, leading to tack-sharp, action-packed sports photography.

At the Adorama News Desk, Sony announces the A57 mid-range APS-C DSLR, boasting translucent mirror technology, 12fps burst rate and 1080p video at 60fps.

On this blog, Through the Looking Glass, we interview celebrity portrait photographer Michael Grecco on the release of his new lighting techniques ebook and his advice for emerging photographers; and I consider what hot image sharing social network Pinterest could mean for the future of photography distribution and image ownership.

On the Techniques and How-Tos blog, Tamara Lackey interviews food and travel photographer Penny de los Santos; Mark Wallace, using the new FujiFilm X-Pro1, shows some techniques to create a beautiful portrait using only available light; Bryan Peterson has tutorials on how to capture foreground and background with a wide angle lens and how to use slow shutter speed to create a dynamic background.

On the Gear Guides and Reviews blog, Mark Wallace reviews the GF1’s spiritual successor, the Panasonic GX1; Michele Westmorland and Matt Weiss share an underwater macro photography buying guide; Dan Bailey tests the new Photoflex TritonFlash portable strobe kit in the extreme cold of the Alaskan winter; and Mark reviews the image manipulation app for iPad, Percolator.


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