by Rich R ·Posted 11/24/2021
There are two types of rooms in which you can install a home theater projector: ideal and less-than-ideal. An ideal projector installation will be in a completely dark, preferably windowless room, which would ensure that the only light hitting the screen comes from the projector. For installation in an ideal room, you can choose nearly any projector (that meets your other needs, such as resolution, connectivity, image size, and other requirements) and achieve enjoyable results. Most of us, however, have ambient light challenges that projectors
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 05/31/2021
Texture is one of those multi-sensory things that we can feel with our sense of touch and “feel” visually with our eyes. Because texture transcends the senses, we must account for it when we create photographs. Sometimes the goal is to accentuate a specific texture. Sometimes we wish to “smooth” the texture visually. How you light your subject has a lot to do with how you reveal, or hide, texture. Photographs ©Todd Vorenkamp
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 10/03/2019
Sony listens. This company really does. And you can see evidence of that in its release of the Alpha a9 II, an important update to the flagship mirrorless camera that adds improved connectivity options that should appeal to professional sports photographers and photojournalists. While the main 24.2MP full-frame Exmor RS stacked full-frame CMOS sensor may be the same as its predecessor, an updated BIONZ X processor and front-end LSI
by Staff Writer ·Posted 06/07/2019
Just in time for summer travel, Olympus has announced a new camera kit that is sure to please photographers requiring a versatile one-lens solution for wide-angle to super telephoto applications. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Camera with 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens Kit (Black) combines the celebrated OM-D E-M1 Mark II
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 02/21/2019
Not long ago, you needed a computer to provide sufficient processing power, graphics prowess, and connectivity to meet the demands of digital pro audio production tasks. Thanks to the robust performance, captivating display, and long battery life of Apple’s current iPad Pro, producing anything from polished podcasts to complex multi-track sessions on a tablet is now a reality within reach. The iPad Pro can supercharge your mobile recording
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 02/15/2019
I’ll admit I have a penchant for doing things the hard way, but I’m convinced that this often presents greater rewards if you have enough patience. Last year, I waxed poetic on the Sony a7R II as a “Thing I Love,” and it was. But at the end of that article I wrote, “It’s still not my perfect camera…” Well, one year later, I’ve since sold the a7R II, upgraded to a Sony a7R III, sold that, and, apparently, had a mid-life crisis and