Cory Rice

Cory Rice is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. 

Latest Articles

1 week ago
Westcott's latest updates to the FJ Series is all about wireless control. Leading off is the FJ80 II Speedlight, which includes a built-in transceiver that can communicate with compatible FJ lights from atop your camera. Alongside the new flash is the FJ-x3 Wireless Trigger, which can be used with the FJ80 II off-camera as well as…
2 weeks ago
The Nanlite FS-60B is a compact, bi-color LED designed for photographers, videographers, and vloggers looking for a light that can illuminate tight spaces. With a CCT range of 2700-6500K, the new light can seamlessly match a wide range of environments with greater precision than gels.…
2 weeks ago
I needed a new camera bag. More specifically, I needed a new camera bag that didn’t look like a camera bag. Not something to carry all my gear—just a mirrorless camera with short tele attached, a 13" laptop, a few books, lunch, and other daily sundries. A commuter camera bag? A hybrid camera bag? Whatever you want to call it, my new bag needed to blend in on the subway and rest comfortably on my…
3 weeks ago
Photographer Karl Taylor and V-Flat World have teamed up to create the Light Cone, a portable modifier designed to eliminate hot spots and reflections from still life and product photographs. Incredibly easy to use, the new light-shaping tool targets photographers and non-photographers alike,…
3 weeks ago
Building on the success of the Evoke 1200, Nanlux has announced a bi-color alternative to the popular daylight LED: the Evoke 1200B. With a CCT range of 2700-6500K and a maximum output of 61,030 lux at 3m, the new light is ideal for productions that require the concentrated power of a spotlight…
4 weeks ago
The Litepanels Studio X series of LED fresnels delivers dependable lighting for talent in a wide range of sizes, color temperatures, and mounts. Designed with the industry leaders at Quartzcolor, Studio X lights produce flattering, directional light from units built to endure the rigors of professional studio and broadcast…
2 months ago
Aputure’s MT Pro Tube Light boasts an array of advanced lighting features in a highly portable package. Cramming an industry-leading 36 RGBWW pixels into a 1-foot tube-style LED, the MT Pro offers an expansive range of colors with smooth pixel chases and effects. Combine this with the MT…
2 months ago
Like so many other photographers and filmmakers working with high-resolution imagery, I never seem to have enough free storage on my external drives. Ever on the lookout for more space and faster transfer speeds, I was excited to try LaCie’s 18TB 1big Dock, a desktop powerhouse designed with…
3 months ago
Profoto has created a world where studio-quality lighting can be used virtually anywhere with the new, ultra-compact A2 Flash Head. Capable of producing 100Ws of power while taking up about as much space as a can of soda, the A2 can be easily handheld, mounted on a stand, or rigged in…
3 months ago
Profoto’s Connect Pro is a modern update to wireless communication across Profoto’s expansive lighting ecosystem. The new transmitter offers greater control and improved overall performance while assuming the cool aesthetic and streamlined interface that has become synonymous…
3 months ago
Sony ambassador Colby Brown is back with Maria Perez and Matt Zefi, from B&H, to explore the breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife of Ecuador’s Amazon jungle and Cotopaxi Volcano. Perez explains: “We decided to head to Ecuador because we wanted to focus on the evolution from landscape to wildlife photography. After all, you should always be ready to see an awesome animal while shooting…
4 months ago
Sony has just released three wide-angle lenses created specifically for APS-C format E-mount mirrorless cameras: the 10-20mm f/4 PZ G,…
4 months ago
Subject and style may vary, but consistency is a quality shared by all successful photo studios. When working indoors, that begins with lighting. Strobes remain the bread and butter of many still photography studios. Unlike natural light, which can be finicky and unpredictable; on-camera flashes, which are not typically designed for studio use; or continuous lights, which can become costly as…
4 months ago
Using fast prime lenses to create razor-sharp portraits where the focus melts away like butter can be an addictive (and costly) pastime. The jump from an 85mm f/1.8 to an 85mm f/1.4 may seem minor on paper, but anyone who has used both lenses knows that the difference extends well beyond a few decimal points. This article is an homage to the top-tier primes designed for the most demanding…