A Review of Gura Gear’s new Bataflae Camera Packs by C. David Tobie

Gura Gear has rapidly developed a name and a following amongst serious photographers. So when a new flagship Gura Gear camera pack design was released at PhotoPlus Expo I took this opportunity to test the new Bataflae pack against my own needs. I will be focusing on the smaller of the two models: the Bataflae 26L pack, for use with DSLR equipment…

read more…..  A Review of Gura Gear’s new Bataflae Camera Packs.

 

Photo Plus Expo, New York City, October 2012 – David Saffir and David Tobie

Will you be attending PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, October 25-27? If so, David Saffir (me!) and David Tobie will be speaking at the Midwest Photo Exchange Stage, booth # 1027 at the show. We are currently scheduled:

Thursday 10/25
11:30: David Saffir- Screen to Print Match for Photographers
1:30: David Tobie- Moving into Motion: Video and Video Color for Photographers

Friday 10/26:
11:30: David Tobie- Moving into Motion: Video and Video Color for Photographers
1:30: David Saffir- Screen to Print Match for Photographers

Saturday 10/27:
11:30: David Saffir- Screen to Print Match for Photographers
1:30: David Tobie- Moving into Motion: Video and Video Color for Photographers

AND…….

Be sure to visit Datacolor, nearby at booth #1239. See some of the latest technology in color calibration, the Spyder4, and
lots of other cool stuff!

© David Saffir

Techniques for Floral Photography; or Any Photography

Here’s a cool article by C David Tobie on photographing flowers, with emphasis on options, composition, focus, color, combining elements, and much, much, more.

http://cdtobie.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/techniques-for-floral-photography-or-any-photography/

© CD Tobie

Color Comparison: Canon 5D Mark ll and Mark lll (article by C. David Tobie – Link)

Color Comparison: Canon 5D Mark ll and Mark lll

Posted by cdtobie on March 29, 2012
As the next generation of Nikon and Canon cameras hit the street, one of the questions that always occurs to me is how these new bodies interpret color, in relation to the tried and true models they are replacing. I will be testing more than one such pair, but lets begin with the newly released Canon 5D Mark lll, and its predecessor the Mark ll.

read more….

 

Join us for our next big photography workshop in the Palouse in June 2012 – click on the WORKSHOPS tab at the top of this page.

Free Webinar – Spyder4 Color Calibration for Desktop, Laptop, iPad, and iPhone

David Tobie and I will be presenting a webinar on the features, functions, and accuracy of the new Spyder4 line of Datacolor products this Wednesday, March 21, at 3PM on the East Coast, Noon on the West Coast; the rest of you know how to figure your local time from that. If you are interested in learning more about the Spyder4 products, please sign up for the webinar, while there is still space left.

 

Datacolor Webinar

There will be a Datacolor Spyder4Pro given away to a webinar participant! Hope to see many of you there!

Answers About the New iPad and Color – from David Tobie’s Blog

After receiving an iPad3 today, I tested its color gamut, whitepoint, brightness, and screen detail against an iPad2. The graph above shows the increased color gamut. It also represents what I would call a “normalized” color gamut, in that the primaries are now more closely aligned to what we expect red, green, and blue to be.

read more on David Tobie’s blog here