Tuesday Tea and Tour with Luminate 21 Oct 2014 11am - 2pm FREE Join staff for a relaxed, informal guided tour of the gallery, its creative facilities and the current exhibition, The Kings Peace: Realism and War. The tour will be followed by conversation, tea nad cake in the library area, with the chance to learn more about Stills and ways to get involved. Th […]
In June Adobe announced Photoshop Mix, an image organization and manipulation app for the Apple iPad which can sync with Photoshop CC for desktop computers and Lightroom Mobile via Adobe's Creative Cloud.Today the software maker has released Photoshop Mix 1.1, the first major upgrade to the new app. Improvements include support for large panoramic image […]
German camera brand Leica is set to launch a new portrait lens for its professional S system that features a super-fast maximum aperture of F2. The Summicron-S 100mm F2 ASPH will sit between the company’s existing Summarit-S 70mm F2.5 ASPH and the APO-Macro-Summarit-S 120mm F2.5, both of which are also popular choices for portrait photographers using the S c […]
GoPro's in-house production team travel the globe with some of the world's best athletes and produce videos like the Hero 3+ launch, with over 16 million views on YouTube. This week GoPro and its production team released a new tutorial series called the GoPro Field Guide, a set of videos designed to delve a little deeper into some of the more compl […]
This week Corel has unveiled PaintShop Pro X7 and PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate, two new versions of its image editing software for Windows. This update features extensive changes to the user interface as well as a claimed 30 percent improvement in brush performance, including the Paint Brush, Airbrush and various retouching tools. Speed improvements have allowe […]
Casio is set to launch a new action cam in September, featuring a wireless camera unit that is detatchable from the main body. The Casio Exilim EX-FR10, which will initially be only available in the Japanese market, uses a Bluetooth connection with a range of up to 10m between the body and the camera so images can be recorded remotely and monitored on the 2- […]
At first glance the Olympus PEN E-PL7 looks like yet another compact, selfie-friendly mirrorless camera -- but looks can be deceiving. The innards of the camera come largely from the excellent OM-D E-M10, and Olympus touts the E-PL7's autofocus system as its best yet. For all the details on the latest PEN, check out our First Impressions Review.
Olympus has announced the PEN E-PL7, refreshing its entry-level mirrorless line. It offers a 16MP CMOS sensor, 3-axis image stabilization system borrowed from the OM-D E-M10, 8 fps continuous shooting and built-in Wi-Fi. Not forgetting the self-portrait-obsessed masses, the E-PL7 provides an articulated 3" touch LCD capable of flipping downward by 180°. […]
CreativeLIVE is hosting a three-day course on wildlife photography presented by Ian Shive. The course is free to watch live, and runs through August 29th. Shive will demonstrate techniques and give advice during three days of shooting, live from the Mt Rainier and Olympic National Parks in Washington State. Click through for a link to the course at creativeL […]
The Pentax K-S1 is a unique-looking DSLR, with pulsing LED lights on the front and a backlit mode dial on the back. There's more to the K-S1 than just its looks, including a new sensor, image processor, and even a new font in the menus. As always, all of the features one would expect to see on a Pentax DSLR are here too. Learn more in our slideshow.
Ricoh and its Pentax brand have never been afraid of a little color, and the introduction of the K-S1 DSLR reaffirms that. The K-S1 offers a 20.1MP APS-C sensor, an AA filter simulator (as seen on the Pentax K-3) and burst shooting at 5.4 fps, but none of that is quite as attention-grabbing as its headline body specification - a set of green LEDs on the fron […]
Five holy scenes featuring the ultimate deus ex machina: God himself. What else belongs on the list?God, the Almighty, the Supreme Being: whatever you want to call him (or her), this divine being turns up in films from time to time, and not always to perform a quick deus ex machina. Here are five memorable clips - but what have we missed? Share your suggesti […]
A muscular opening from Luc Besson's heroine bodes well for action women, ending the laddish TV quartet's run at top spot More UK box office analysisWhen it comes to developing female action stars, Hollywood's patchy track record suggests studios are easily discouraged. Angelina Jolie, who starred in two Tomb Raider films, Wanted and Salt, has […]
An abject showing from Sin City 2 helped Marvel regain top spot at the US box office, but studios can banish seasonal blues with thoughts of next year Previous weeks' US box office analysis reportsThose who deliver the annual Hollywood summer eulogy have more reason to be forceful this time around than they were last year. Overall, however, the season h […]
Richard Attenborough has died aged 90 after a distinguished career behind and in front of the camera. Here we look back at some of his finest moments, from Brighton Rock to Gandhi Peter Bradshaw on Attenborough The world pays tribute A career in clips A life in pictures Simon Hattenstone interviews Attenborough in 2008 Obituary: Richard AttenboroughRichard A […]
Jackie Chan has claimed his current film, Chinese Zodiac, will be his last big action movie. We pick five of the actors best moments. Which others would you add to the list?To mark Jackie Chans appearance in Chinese Zodiac, heres our selection of the Hong Kong legends finest moments to date. What have we missed? Continue reading...
I wrote the book that The Face of an Angel is inspired by to keep Merediths memory alive, but the film laid bare unexpected stories behind the media circus and the murder caseNothing happens in a vacuum but strip away the spin, turn down the white noise, and you have a chance to re-examine the narrative. Or at least to give voice to the actual story.I have l […]
Open thread: On-screen texts commenting on the film sent by audience members is being introduced at cinemas in Chinese cities. Is this something you could tolerate?You settle down to watch the new release. Youve got your popcorn and oversized carton of sugary water to hand. The film starts, exposition happens, and the actors strut their stuff.Then, on the bi […]
Gap-year comedy still No 1, in spite of Expendables 3's craggy army, while Simon Pegg's Hector comedy disappoints, leaving the apes in charge this summer Read more UK box office analysis Read our US box office analysisWith a 46% drop from the previous weekend, The Inbetweeners 2 comfortably retains the top spot, ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy and […]
Jason Reitman's new film looks like a more subtle and internet-savvy take on love and lust than his last film, Labor Day. What do you make of it?Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children looks not suitable for anyone who thinks they know you.The trailer for the Juno director's new film, which will premiere at next month's Toronto internat […]
A Japanese widower's otherworldly erotic odyssey leads the oddities, outliers and avant-garde offerings that push the parameters at this year's horror film festivalThis year's FrightFest, the 15th, is the biggest ever, with a staggering 64 features scheduled over its four-and-a-half-day schedule. Most of those titles, however, will fall within […]