Sony New Full Frame Lenses launch and its Optics Paradox

The New Sony Lenses New lenses for full frame bodies were announced yesterday, for the FE 16-35mm f/2.8 and 12-24mm f/4 lenses, it was a unexpected surprise – unless you frantically believe everything Alpha Rumors posts on their website – and yet a great addition to the ever growing full frame family of lenses for the E-mount system.…

Register your video & photo equipment prior to US departure

Once I was expecting my bags, upon my return from a recent trip to Argentina, and I was ready to leave the terminal area at the Miami International Airport (MIA) I was requested, by a customs officer, to a manual and thorough search of all my belongings. I didn’t think twice and followed the agent…

Set narrative and design in Guillermo del Toro’s Pan Labyrinth

Set narrative and design in Guillermo del Toro’s films are as fundamental for the production as the story itself. In this instance I wanted to focus on two wonderful movies by director extraordinaire Guillermo del Toro. I personally consider Mr. del Toro as one of the brightest and most profound directors of the last two…

WiFi cameras and Copyright

Things to consider regarding WiFi cameras and Copyright. Yesterday I watched a very interesting and educational video posted at BH’s Youtube channel by the Copyright Zone guys. In case you haven’t heard about them, an intellectual property lawyer, Ed Greenberg,  and a commercial photographer,  Jack Reznicki, joined forces in an effort to illustrate and educate, the…

Starbucks – Compatibility matters

In a not such a far away galaxy, everyone in the interactive and web universe was obsessed with backwards compatibility and legacy browsers – namely IE 6 aka as the doomsday device. Although development for legacy devices was a complicated and cumbersome task – mainly because of how buggy and unique those workarounds were, but…

Why is Retro always in fashion ?

  Retro is never out of fashion I’ve always been a big fan of retro-futurism or modernism. I’ve been fascinated by the great deal of courage of some thinkers and inventors to make bold statement about the future from their present time. Since we live in such an ethnocentric society as ours, all these predictions…