Archive for October, 2006

Photo Inspiration: Abstract Photography

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Very very beautiful photographs by Kiki Plumier. Inspiring!


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Canon Fall 2006 Mail-in Rebate Promotions

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Great Savings on Select Products Including up to $600 on the Full-Frame EOS 5D and up to $200 on the Popular EOS 30D, and Double Rebates to Help Expand a Growing EOS System


LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2006 – From fall foliage to the intensity of fourth down at the five-yard line, the autumn is full of fantastic photo opportunities. Whether expanding a current EOS system, or thinking of the family photographer for the upcoming holiday season, Canon U.S.A., Inc. helps make it easy and affordable to capture and share memories on the sidelines, at home, or out in the field. The “Cash In With Canon” Mail-In-Rebate Program returns from October 15, 2006 – January 13, 2007, providing consumers and professionals the opportunity to take advantage of big savings on an assortment of select Canon products.


Download Free Photo Software: Panorado Flyer

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Panorado screenshot

Name: Panorado Flyer
Description: Panorado Flyer is a simple geocoding tool for linking JPEG image files to the location where the picture was taken, using precise geographical coordinates. It can be launched from the Windows Explorer’s context menu. The coordinates of the place where the photo was taken are stored within the JPEG file in EXIF format – either manually or automatically from Google Earth.
License: Free
Requirements: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista, Google Earth


Canon PowerShot SD700 IS/ IXUS 800

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Last Update: Review by PCWorld (Added on 17.10.06)

Canon PowerShot SD700 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 21.02.06), featuring a 6.0 megapixels (CCD sensor), 4x Optical Zoom lens (35-140mm equivalent) with Canon’s Image Stabilizer, a 2.5″ LCD screen. The camera measuring 3.5 x 2.2 x 1.0″(90.0 x 57.0 x 26.0mm), weighing 5.9 oz (170.0 g), and it’s running on NB-5L Lithium Ion rechargeable batteries. Canon PowerShot SD700 IS will be available in stores from April 2006 with an estimated retail price of $499.99.USD.

Canon PowerShot SD700IS/IXUS800 Latest Price

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Comic Strips: WTD 63 – “Slideshow blues”

Monday, October 16th, 2006

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“Slideshow blues” © 2006 Aaron Johnson

Photo Inspiration: Beauty and Fashion Photography

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Very unique fashion and beauty photographs by Joseph Cartright. Amazing!


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Video Tutorial: Photoshop TV Episode 50

Monday, October 16th, 2006

In this 50th episode you’ll learn how to add subtle lighting effects to a portrait with the Shadow Highlights tool and Curve Adjustment Layers, uses Adobe Bridge and Photoshop to create a cool 20”x30” poster from a folder full of family photos, and how to getting rid of a color cast using the Match Color tool, Adjustments Layers and the nifty WhiBal white balance reference card from

Tutorial by Photoshop Guys

Photoshop Tutorial: HDR Images with Photoshop CS2

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Ryan McGinnis has written a very easy to follow step-by-step photoshop tutorial on how he creates his amazing HDR images using Photoshop CS2.


“First off, you need to take the photographs. Because you are attempting to create a high-dynamic-range image, it makes a very good deal of sense for you to set your camera so that it shoots your photographs in your camera’s RAW mode. The reason for this is that the RAW format captures more dynamic range data than is available in the alternative, the JPEG file…”


DIY: Canon EF – Holga Lens

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

Kim has hacked his dusty holga camera and turn it into a Canon EF lens for his Canon 20D. What you need is EOS body cap, EOS lens cap, Holga lens, Empty 35mm film canister, Scissors, xacto knife and some super glue, Electric drill with 1 in. hole bit, and a 3/16 in. drill bit, Dremmel with sanding attachment.


“The process was really simple and it took me about three hours to finish the project from thinking up how to do it to finally getting the vignetting right. The good thing about this experimental home made lens is that I can focus from 5 inches away to infinity.”

Check out some sample photos taken with this lens here

Comic Strips: WTD 62 – “Working Invite”

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

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“Working Invite” © 2006 Aaron Johnson