Cory Rice

Cory Rice is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. 

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2 weeks ago
Sony is reaching out to a generation of handheld creators with a new, extra-wide standard zoom: the FE 20-70mm f/4 G. A fresh take on the “normal” zoom, its extended range should appeal not only to vloggers and selfie connoisseurs but also to photographers and videographers looking to squeeze more into…
3 weeks ago
Sigma has just announced a mirrorless version of the herculean 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens. Compatible with full-frame E and L-Mount cameras, it is the first interchangeable ultra-telephoto to bring 10x magnification to the mirrorless form factor. Like its popular DSLR predecessor, the…
3 weeks ago
Nanlite has announced second-generation PavoTubes and Forza LEDs, as well as a pair of new FS-series lights. The new PavoTube II 15C and 30C serve as significant upgrades to their predecessors—…
1 month ago
Godox has released the MG1200-Bi LED, the most powerful light to join the Knowled lineup to date. Built for productions requiring bright, durable sources, this bi-color LED features full-power draw across color temperatures, 0.1% stepless dimming, and IP54-certified weather resistance.…
1 month ago
I was already on the hunt for a laptop case that could hold its own against the rest of my gear when I was asked to review the Pelican 1495. As a photographer, my requirements were simple: I needed a case that is rugged enough to endure the abuses of the road yet customizable enough to…
1 month ago
Panasonic updates a classic zoom with the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S Lens. Providing the equivalent of a 24-70mm focal range, the new zoom serves as an excellent all-in-one option for street, landscape, and even portrait photography. Designed to replace the LUMIX G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8, it boasts the optical excellence of Leica glass, dual image stabilization, and a…
1 month ago
With the holidays fast approaching you’re probably wondering, “What do I give to that student filmmaker about to embark on a career of moviemaking and content creation?” Fear not! I have compiled a list of gifts to cover the needs of your aspiring Spielberg, so you don’t have to. There are many tools a budding cinema student may want to use. While many schools provide the big-ticket items such as…
2 months ago
The Forza 60C adds a splash of color to Nanlite’s ever-evolving lineup of LEDs for filmmakers and photographers. Standing out for its six-color RGBLAC design, the 60C boasts a wide 1800-20000K CCT range and practically limitless spectrum of bright, saturated colors. It completes the 60-…
2 months ago
Quasar Science has added two new mounting systems for combining and controlling Crossfade X and Rainbow-series tube lights. The Ossium Shell creates shapeable two- or four-light banks at lengths of two or four…
2 months ago
Portrait photographers take many forms, from casual household paparazzi to dedicated studio professionals. Whether the portraitist you are shopping for specializes in celebrity portraits or social media selfies, let me help you check them off your list. Profoto A2 Monolight Profoto's newest light…
2 months ago
Pentax has announced the KF, a compact and lightweight APS-C format DSLR created for adventurous photographers. Featuring an articulating LCD screen, weather-resistant construction, and 24.24MP sensor, the KF marries versatility and durability, making it as useful for documenting family picnics as it…
2 months ago
Subject and style may vary, but consistency is a quality shared by all successful photo studios. When working indoors, that begins with lighting. Strobes remain the bread and butter of many still photography studios. Unlike natural light, which can be finicky and unpredictable; on-camera…
2 months ago
Sigma has added compatibility with FUJIFILM X-Mount cameras to its compact and versatile 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens. The fixed aperture zoom has an equivalent range of 27-75mm on APS-C cameras, making it an incredibly flexible lens well suited for travel, landscape, event, and even…
2 months ago
One of the leading trends in digital cameras over the past few years has been the development of advanced video capabilities in mirrorless and DSLR cameras. Features that could once only be found in costly cinema cameras now come standard in still cameras targeted toward hybrid photo-video content creators. Accompanying the interest in cameras able to create high-quality stills and videos has…
3 months ago
FUJIFILM has invented a new way to enjoy its popular SQUARE format instant film: the INSTAX SQUARE LINK Smartphone Printer. Featuring built-in Bluetooth and a dedicated app for smartphones, the LINK allows you to customize and print photos from your smartphone on SQUARE instant…