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April 24th, 2013

Sigma USB Dock/Lens Firmware Update And Customization Demo Video

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Sigma SOP Software Demo
Today Sigma announced a new USB dock which will allow you to upgrade lens firmware and to customize several lens settings. Sigma announced this in part of a larger press release about their Sports series 120-300mm lens. As far as we know, Sigma is the first to offer this sort of connectivity and customization for … 

April 23rd, 2013

Earth Timelapse From The International Space Station

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Perspective. This incredible timelapse movie which was shot from the International Space Station is guaranteed to give you a little perspective on your day. Auroras, violent thunderstorms, lights of one megalopolis after another and vast expanses of land and oceans are all on display. 

April 19th, 2013

Jerry Monkman Launches The Power Of Place Kickstarter Project

Posted By Christopher Robinson
In his proposed documentary, Jerry Monkman will be exploring the ramifications of a series of transmission lines across the northeast.
OP Contributing Editor and Blogger Jerry Monkman has launched a Kickstarter project for a 30-minute documentary film to be called The Power Of Place. Here’s the summary of The Power Of Place project from Monkman’s Kickstarter page: The Film:¬†The Power of Place¬†will be a 30-minute documentary film that explores the negative impacts of Northern Pass, … 

April 17th, 2013

Cascada Short Film

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Cascada: A Short Film By NRS And Forge Motion Pictures
The new generation of adventure filmmakers is creating some spectacular projects. Cascada, a film by NRS and Forge Motion Pictures is one of the most captivating films I’ve seen. Even if you’re not a kayaker, this film, at less than 8 minutes in total, is incredibly immersive and the imagery is simply brilliant. Watch it … 

April 12th, 2013

Philip Hyde: Photographer, Conservationist, Artist

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Philip Hyde
This short video, narrated by his son David Leland Hyde, will give you a glimpse at Philip Hyde’s work and it gives some perspective on his role at the beginning of the nascent environmental movement in the US in the 20th century.  

April 9th, 2013

Google Street View Hyperlapse: Will This Be Your Next Viewfinder?

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Google Street View Hyperlapse: Will This Be Your Next Viewfinder?
Google Street View Hyperlapse…this might become your next virtual location scout. The sample movie is utterly mesmerizing!