Canon introduces EOS 5DSi & 5DS Ri: Over 50 mp in your hand!

The rumor mills have been creating the pre-buzz on this new camera for awhile.
50.6 dang MEGAPIXELS!
The MP wars are over? I think not.
Get ready to upgrade your media cards as well, as your wallets:Prices of $3,699.00 and $3,899.00 for the body only, respectively.
Reasonable actually, for the product. You do have some time to save up: These won’t be avail til June, 2015.
Aimed at the medium format user, these are not speed demons designed for sports, but for the commercial, studio, portrait, landscape and architectural photographer.
Now, this camera was in my hands for less than 45 min., so all I can say is, based your excitement on the track record of Canon. Once I can shoot with this, you’ll get a full review.

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Olloclip Lenses for iPhone 6 : And we’re back……

It’s a vicious cycle.
We buy the latest smartphones with better cameras, and as photographers, we want to add some lenses for versatility.
But the lenses need to change with the new smartphone design cycles, so they fit over the new phone lenses.
We all know that.
And the manufacturers of all of these lenses, need to retool every time. Another sale, but another new product needs to be developed.
OK, no surprises here, and it is an unfortunate fact.
There is a set of lenses I use with everyone phone style change: Olloclip.
They are real glass lenses, metal lens barrels, and designed by a company that loves what the lenses are made for: photography.
I have had many discussions with the owners over the years, and I have to say, the excitement that they have over each new product development shows how much they care and make the lenses as much for themselves as for all of us.
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Now available for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the first round was then ever popular wide angle and fisheye. Sure, a good parlor trick, and makes group photos a breeze.
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Triggertrap Mobile : Adding Controls Your Camera Never Had

Every time you upgrade your camera to the latest model, new features are usually found in the menu: Facial Recognition, Panoramic, simple HDR, basic Time Lapse, etc..
But there things that may never be added.
Features that are dependent on things like motion and sound sensors. Things that you may have in your smartphone. Like an accelerometer.
Triggertrap has been working in this space for years now, ever since their very popular Kickstarter campaign, and their latest one for the new Ada camera trigger.
If you would like a robust, easy to use, remote control for your camera that is so much more than a plain shutter release, I’ve got to recommend the Triggertrap Mobile. And they take the basic extras in your feature set, and supersize them.

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Using a connection cable specific to your camera, a dongle that holds the magic, and another cable to connect to your smartphone, Android or iOS, you can use an free app, that does a ton and for a low cost. About $35.


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What’s In The Bag? Daniel Milnor Shows How Digital and Analog Live In One Place

“Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t” Peter Paul/1980

Analog or Digital? Seems like an easy question to answer.
If you’ve ever used film, you know the difference in the workflow. And the image.
It’s a different skill set that will probably be soon relegated to those few willing to put in the work.

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Today we met with Daniel Milnor: He’s a photographer, journalist, bookmaker and artist who travels the world spreading the word of Blurb: The premier company for self publishing. While gathering up crazy amounts of miles, he has figured out what works best for him in a gear bag.
More specifically, what kind of camera set-ups he needs to get the job done.

Traversing from DSLR, to Medium Format Film, Polaroid Instant, and Leica Rangefinder, there is a purpose for each.
He explains the reason for each
He depends on Tenba bags, with 1 roller and 2 backpacks making the trips with him.
Have a look at what works for him, and see if there is any familiarity with your kit.
Check out his latest site, Shifter, for a look into his work.

CES 2015 Notes: Sometimes, you need perspective

Yes, Photoinduced is all about the image.
Sometimes I’d like to share things about the tech world that could affect you down the line. Or give you a viewpoint about the industry that the photo world deals with in different capacity than a PhotoKina or PhotoPlus East.
So I go to CES in Las Vegas every January to get broader viewpoint on all things tech.

Las Vegas used to host the PMA tradeshow. It has dwindled in size from previous years to have a smaller footprint, to not being visible. The manufacturers of the brands you love in photography have become integrated with the larger trade show. 39 Football fields worth. Even Fuji, who didn’t have a booth there , made a major lens announcement during CES. And we shared Nikon’s announcement about the new camera and 300MM lens
I did meet with many of photo related companies, and also other folks that you may find interesting.

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Here is some insight from Robert Heiblim, Vice Chairman of the Small Business Council of the CEA (which represents the largest number of firms: about 80% of CEA all under $200MM) and the Vice Chairman of the Audio Division of the CEA. Founder and Principal of BlueSalve, a consulting firm for the electronics industry.Mr. Heiblim meets with clients after every CES and does a download of the event, with an informed, valuable, perspective. I think the info he was able to present here is of value.

First up: discussion of the Internet of Things

Then, we talked about marketers:

This was just a taste. More vids from CES will be posted on the YOUTUBE page. And yes, there will be more about the photo gear we saw.

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  • August 10-13, 2015
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Current Exhibitions

  • Annenberg Space For Photography
  • “Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change”
  • Through May 3rd, 2015
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • Clampart
  • Luke Smalley | Retrospective
  • Opening April 4th, 2015
  • 531 W 25th St
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Getty Center
  • Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography
  • April 14th – September 6th, 2015
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Alison Rossiter – Paper Wait
  • Feb 26th – May 2nd, 2015
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
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  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • William Klein: Tokyo 1961
  • Through May 2nd 2015
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • Deborah Turbeville
  • Jan 23th – April 18th, 2015
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909–1949
  • Dec. 13th, 2014 – April 19th, 2015
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
  • Through May 4th, 2015
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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