Thomas Simms

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4 months ago
Whether it’s a four-year undergraduate program, a two-year graduate school, or a single class, studying film production is different from other fields of study. Film production classes are more like being in a trade school. Students learn and apply work skills, as well as film theory. Most importantly, you will be shooting at least one short film, and to make that film you need equipment, tools,…
7 years ago
Let’s say you are at an event like a birthday party, a family reunion, or a holiday get-together, and you want a group photo that includes everyone. No one should be left out just because they have to operate the camera and be the acting photographer. So, what are the options for including the photographer in the shot? Self-Timers The first option has played out in so many comedic scenes in…
8 years ago
At a photo show in another country, you are bound to see some unique products that aren’t what you normally find in photo stores in the US. This is especially true when you are in one of the most photography and camera-loving countries in the world: Japan. Below are some unique items seen at this year’s CP Plus Expo, in Yokohama. How about a humidity-controlled storage and display cabinet to…

On February 26th, Nikon issued a Technical Service Advisory for the D600 DSLR.  Some users have reported dust particles on the camera sensor beyond the normal infiltration expected with interchangeable-lens cameras. Not all users have experienced this problem. Yet, for those who feel they have experienced this dust issue, Nikon is offering free D600 camera service.

9 years ago