Stark Insider Video: Editing ‘3 Days in Paris’ short film… not exactly a piece of cake…

A well known mantra with regards to filmmaking -- be it short films, features, documentaries, or experimental stuff like we often do here on Stark Insider -- is that it's all about problem solving.I always thought that was trite. Problem solving? Come on now. This isn't quantum physics or...
Canon EOS 90D specs

Camera News: Canon EOS 90D to feature 32.5MP sensor, 4K video — thoughts from a Canon DSLR guy

We have leaks. More tech leaks. Who knew?!This time it's the DSLR camera market -- not the headline stealing iPhone 11. Yes, the upcoming Canon EOS 90D looks to maintain its traditional DSLR body, and not go mirrorless... at least not this go around.When the 90D is released by...
Nikon Z7 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body

Nikon Z6 wins best camera of the year, awards also go to Fujifilm X-T3, Panasonic S1R, Canon EOS RP

You want cameras you got cameras. Just don't tell the smartphone.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Mount

Camera News: Blackmagic Design adds 6K EF mount version of the Pocket Cinema Camera for $2,495

Blackmagic disrupts the low-end cinema camera market. Again. What next RED, Panasonic and Sony?
Amazon Echo leads smart speaker market with 76% share

Trendspotting: Amazon Echo still leads smart speaker market at 70% share, followed by Google Home at 25% (Report)

Amazon's early bet on Alexa and smart speakers and assistants continues to payoff.A new report today shows CEO Jeff Bezos and team with a still commanding lead in the smart speaker market. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) reported smart speaker market share as of June 30, 2019 as follows:...
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Is the Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera still worth it in 2019?

Now over two years old, the Panasonic GH5 features 4K 10-bit video, IBIS and a lot of features. Sony (A7 III), Nikon (Z6), Canon (EOS RP), Fujifilm (X-T3) have released new models. Is the GH5 still worth it?
Sony a6000 vs Canon EOS 80D: Detail and sharpness

Canon EOS 80D vs. Sony a6000: Pixel peeping photos of oil paintings

Recently I compared results of photos taken with the Canon EOS 80D and Sony a6000 and came to a surprising conclusion.I thought photography wasn't that tricky until I tried to take photos of oil paintings. Google it. You'll find lots of tips and pointers on how to do it...

RED Hydrogen Two to have better camera — and let’s hope for Redcode too

Red Digital Camera's Hydrogen project is off to a shaky start. Hydrogen One, the first iteration of the smartphone, didn't exactly thrill reviewers.A lot of that had to do -- ironically -- with the camera. It wasn't very good.RED is known for its high-performance, high-end cinema cameras. They're used...