Wanna know why movies are called flicks? It's because of the flickering light that's emitted from film projectors. Like smoking, smell-o-vision, and intermissions, it looks like 35MM films and their projectors are on their way out of the cinema.
Audyssey's new Lower East Side Media digital speakers pack a wallop thought they aren't much bigger than your average paperback book. True to their name, they include both digital optical audio and 3.5mm inputs—craving that little black puck.
From the same studio that made the Snuggie commercial, a hint that some company will soon be shilling cheap 35mm Vivitar analog cameras to your pep-pep and me-ma. Gird up your brain loins, nerdy grandkids, and be ready to educate.
I can't imagine a more exciting time to be an independent filmmaker. This week, even Sony—yes, Sony—showed off a prototype "entry level 35mm" camcorder. In other words, their $100,000+ CineAltas could price compete with RED...or even lower?
Printer. Paper. Rubber band. Two rolls of 35mm film. Do you have these things? Great. Let's make you a camera.
Laugh at the website's design if you want, but the subject matter depicted therein is un-mockable: Decades upon decades of sometimes beautiful, sometimes ugly cameras bought from junk stores. Check out some of our favorites after the jump.
Usually we don't bother with stupid-high-end gadget editions, because they're retardedly expensive and usually garish and ugly to boot—but the recently rumored Leica M7 Hermes edition is absolutely gorgeous and only slightly sillier-priced than the plain-jane M7 anyway.
The proprietary dock connector on the iPod line is nice for a wide line of accessories, but it forces you to carry a uni-purpose iPod cable. The PocketDock lets you sync and charge with miniUSB, the accepted standard, instead.
In case you missed it, Gizmodo visited IMAX to check out all of the wonders of priceless cameras and gargantuan film standards. Here are the stories we've published so far. Keep checking in for new updates:
Shaun Irving takes photographs is an atypical manner. He uses a whole truck.
In an era when most stunt-driven blockbusters are really half cartoon, Death Race's director Paul W.S. Anderson insisted on keeping the action real. The shooting philosophy was something along the lines of, "why blow up a fake car when you can blow up a real one?" So the movie features of ton of real cars packed with…
Instead of paying hundreds to thousands on a custom adapter to fit a 35mm lens onto a camcorder, you can now build your own for relatively little cash. Although the end result looks weird and will give your camera a horribly messed up weight distribution, your videos that come out of it will look great—as…
Rumors of the EOS 5D were reaching Loch Ness Bigfoot monster proportions. But today Canon came out of the wild and announced the 12.8 megapixel full-frame DSLR. The $3,299 camera features a 35.8mm x 23.9mm CMOS sensor, which is stunning in an SLR for that price. The max burst rate is 3 frames per second at full…