Shutter Release: See full-resolution samples from Phase One’s achromatic 101-megapixel digital back
posted Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST
In today’s edition of “Shutter Release,” we will point you toward sample’s from Phase One’s IQ3 100MP Achromatic, the world’s highest-resolution achromatic digital back. If spending over $50,000 isn’t for you, then you might enjoy six camera stabilization hacks for steadying your camera, including using your shoelaces to act as a makeshift tripod. We will also show you a great free guide for posing, how to light subjects with glasses and finally how you can utilize a high-megapixel camera to make a “motion” time lapse video using only cropping.
A trio of photographers worked with the Phase One IQ3 100MP Achromatic before its unveiling yesterday and you can see sample shots from each of them in addition to their thoughts on the new digital back on Phase One’s website. For portrait photography from Mark Seliger, click here. To see architectural work from Joel Tintjelaar, click here. Finally, for landscape imagery from Steve Gosling, click here.
Ted Sim of Aputure created a video showing off six simple, affordable ways to steady your camera for either stills or video. Click here to see the video. In the video, he shows off how to use gloves to record smoother sliding pan shots, using a string or shoelaces as a makeshift tripod, using your camera strap to stabilize your gear and more.
As part of Joey Wright’s “Swimwear Photography” tutorial, he has released an excerpt video on posing, seen below. For anyone who wants tips on posing, for swimwear or other photography, the video below is very useful. You can use the promo code “POSING” by May 31 to save $50 on Wright’s full tutorial.
Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter has released a tutorial showing how to light subjects with glasses without introducing glare. You can see the video here. Angle, height and distance are all important to keep in mind, as is the importance of using fill and large, soft light sources.
Photographer Beno Saradzic wondered if you could create a “motion” time lapse just by cropping frames from high-resolution cameras such as the Canon 5DS R, which has a 50-megapixel sensor. Turns out, you can. The native resolution of the sensor is 8.6K, which Saradzic utilized to create a variety of 2K cropped frames. Check out the result below.