The Photon Collective

Capture the experience. Photography and Cinematography Gear Reviews, Tutorials, Tools + Inspiration


In this tutorial Ian Norman shows us how to enhance the resolution of a camera sensor with a technique called superresolution. With this technique, it’s possible to mimic the sensor-shift high-resolution mode found on cameras like the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II to squeeze more megapixels out of the camera sensor. In his example, he increases the resolution of a 24 megapixel photo to more than 90 megapixels. See the full write-up and video walkthrough in this tutorial.

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Atomos Shogun Review


Posted By on Feb 10, 2015

If you follow cinematography culture and news, you’ve heard about the Atomos Shogun, the most affordable 4k video monitor and recorder currently on the market. Here we take a detailed look at the Shogun and share our experience recording 4k with it and the Sony a7S.

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How-To: Levitation Photography


Posted By on Feb 10, 2015

“When you have the intention of creating something surreal, all the constraints and bounds on your creativity are loosened. The entire experience, from planning to set up to shooting to processing, is a slow and methodical creative endeavor.” In this short tutorial, Ian Norman uncovers the simple techniques for shooting levitation portraits, with processing in Adobe Photoshop.

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