Don’t be a hero… Just got sent the (unconfirmed but almost certain, probably…) specs for gopro’s newest camera. Sadly it’s not the gopro4 that everyone has been waiting for, using Ambrellas new A9 chip to enable 4K video at 30fps. That will likely come next year. Instead what we have is a relatively minor refresh […]
The Future of Photography – Part 2 (Part 1, if you missed it, is here: http://www.lewiswhyld.com/the-future-of-photography/ ) This is a follow up from my previous post relating to higher frame rates and resolutions in video cameras having the potential to revolutionise photography. The other day Vision Research posted high-speed 4k video shot with the new Phantom Flex4K […]
At the World Pillow Fight where I took this 360 degree photo: http://www.lewiswhyld.com/world-pillow-fight-day/ I also experimented with 360 degree video. This is brand-new tech that I’ve put together myself and there is a bit of artifacting on one side of the image in particular made worse by the shaking because of the pillow fight, but as a […]
What is in store for the future of photography? Every time there is a change in camera systems there has always been a drop in picture quality: Range finder cameras have better image quality than SLR’s, there’s no mirror so lenses can be designed without having to keep the back of the lens away from the flapping mirror. But […]
Remember Newsweek? It used to sit on the shelf in WH Smiths next to Time and other heavy-hitting news magazines. You won’t find it there now though, it recently went digital only. This could easily be dismissed as a one-off, perhaps an under-invested title that failed to push through the recession. Recent events at Time […]
Recently I was invited to Amazons new London digital development centre to take some photographs. I was with London Mayor Boris Johnson as we wondered through, and they didn’t mind having their computer screens in shot. But as I flicked through the images recently I noticed a few interesting things on the screens… Now it […]
I’ll be posting reviews here of some of the tech and kit I use doing my job as a photojournalist and film-maker.