Zoos are a great place to have fun photographing wildlife, without all the hassle of travel to remote locations. Of course, they don’t offer a truly “wild” experience, but even for those headed for a wildlife safari zoos offer great practice. So I’ve had a lot of fun leading photo walks to the Bronx Zoo for B&H Photo the last two years.
With over 200 participants on the walk, we got a large number of all sorts of questions from participants about the right way to photograph in the tricky lighting found in the Zoo. In particular, the question of white balance came up frequently, so we’ll provide some tips on it in this article.[Read More]
A week before the announcement of the new MacPro I had dinner with a videographer who was quite passionate about his need for a new MacPro, and what he needed it to contain. I warned him that the next generation would most likely not have a standard tower size or configuration, would likely offer Thunderbolt 2 as the expansion solution, instead of internal options, and would have excellent native graphics capabilities, though it might be some time before third party graphics options would be available. This was all clear from the general direction Apple has been moving in, and from the areas they have been showing interest in. That forms a fairly good description of the new MacPro in advance. And having that sense of the device in advance has allowed me to think less about the tech specs, and more about the concepts and applications of the machine, now that it has been announced.[Read More]
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with onOne Software. Datacolor is teaming up with onOne Software to offer an ELITE product bundle to help bring your images to the next level. Enjoy a FREE download of onOne Software’s Perfect Effects 4 Premium Edition with the purchase of Spyder4ELITE, a $99.95 VALUE!
“We are pleased to offer Spyder4ELITE, the leading Display Calibration Solution for Imaging Professionals in combination with Perfect Effects 4 Premium from the leading manufacturer of photo enhancement tools. With this promotion, photographers will receive a premier bundle package that will give them both the highest color consistency and an easy, fast and powerful way to creatively edit their images with impact.” – Thomas Kunz, Market Manager – Imaging, Datacolor.[Read More]
Datacolor had the unique opportunity and privilege to attend the United States Military’s Communicators of Excellence (COE) awards ceremony in Fort Meade, Maryland. The COE ceremony was established to combine, streamline and recognize various annual competitions under one venue. The competitions operate under the aegis of the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and include the: Visual Information Awards, Thomas Jefferson Awards, and Visual Information Production Awards.
The Visual Information Awards serve to acknowledge and reward excellence among military photographers, videographers and graphic artists. Entries are reviewed by a panel of experts, and winners for the best Military Photographer (MILPHOG), videographer (MILVID), and graphic artist (MILGRAPH) are chosen. This year’s winners were gleaned from more than 3,500 entries submitted by over 600 applicants.
Datacolor was honored to present the following fine servicemen with a Datacolor SpyderCAPTURE PRO to reward them for their excellence, and to help them ensure they precisely communicate color in all their future works.[Read More]