Archive for November, 2006

Panasonic DMC-FX3 – Review Roundup & Sample Photos

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Last Update: Review & Sample Photos @ CamerasUK (added on 17.11.06)

Panasonic DMC-FX3 is an ultra compact digital point-and-shoot camera featuring 6.0 MP featuring 3x optical zoom (35-105mm equivalent) with MEGA Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), ISO range up to 1600 (boost), and a 2.5″ LCD Screen. The camera is measuring in at 94 x 51 x 24 mm (3.7 x 2 x 0.9 in) and weighing at 165 g (5.8 oz). It’s running on Lithium-Ion rechargeable batteries.

Panasonic DMC-FX3 Latest Price

>> REVIEWS (last updated: 15.11.06)


Nikon Coolpix L3 – Review Roundup & Sample Photos

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Last Update: Review by ComputerActive (16.11.06)

Nikon Coolpix L3 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 21.02.06), featuring a 5.1 megapixels (CCD sensor) with 3x Optical Zoom lens (38-116mm equivalent), a 2.0″ LCD screen, measuring approx. 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.0 in (91 x 60.5 x 26mm), weighing 4.2 oz (120g), and it’s running on two AA-type Batteries. Nikon Coolpix L3 will be available in stores from march 2006 at $199.95 USD.

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>> REVIEWS (last updated: 16.11.06)


Video Tutorial: Photoshop TV Episode 54

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

In this episode, you’ll learn how to draw an iPod Shuffle from scratch, whips up a tasty beverage using the Platic Wrap filter, and converting a color photo to black & white, using channels.

Tutorial by Photoshop Guys

Kodak EasyShare V603 – Review Roundup & Sample Pictures

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Last updated: Review & Sample Photos @ ImagingResource (added on 15.11.06)

Kodak EasyShare V603 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 18.02.06), featuring a 6.1 megapixels (CCD sensor) with 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ LCD screen, and it’s running on common AA alkaline batteries. Kodak EasyShare V603 is priced at $299 USD, and should be in stores by April 2006.

Kodak EasyShare V603 Latest Price & User Opinions

>> REVIEWS (last update:15.11.06)


Canon PowerShot A530 – Review Roundup & Sample Photos

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ KenRockwell (added on 14.11.06)

Canon PowerShot A530 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 21.02.06), featuring a 5.0 megapixels (CCD sensor) with 4x Optical Zoom lens (35-140mm equivalent), a 1.8″ LCD screen, measures 3.6 x 2.5 x 1.7″ (90.4 x 64.0 x 43.2mm), weighs 5.9 oz (170.0 g), and it’s running on 2 x AA Alkaline, NiMH Batteries. Canon PowerShot A530 will be available in stores from march 2006 with an estimated retail price of $299.99.USD.


Canon PowerShot A530 Latest Price & User Opinions

>> REVIEWS (last update: 14.11.06)


Photoshop Video Tutorial: Using Layers for Effects.

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

Tutorial on how to cut out an image in Photoshop and stack layers to create image effects.

Download Free Photo Software: Click’n View

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

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Name: Click’n View
Description: Click’n View will import, manage, print, and view image in 3D view. It Gives motion to still image with pan and zoom. Supports lossless editing, multi-monitors, multi-slideshow. Includes video player, graphic converter, Web page generator, duplicate finder, calendar style list, and QuickTime editor. Creates animated GIF, AVI, transparent GIF, and PNG. Supports real 3D by OpenGL, scanner, and histogram.
License: Free
File Size: 4.57MB
Requirements: Windows 2000/XP


Sony CyberShot DSC-H2

Saturday, November 11th, 2006

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ Steve’sDigicams (Added on 11.11.06)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 25.02.06) with 6.0 megapixel CCD sensor, a huge 12x optical zoom (equivalent to 36 – 432mm), 2.5″ LCD screen display, measuring 4.2 x 3.2 x 3.6″ (107.8 x 81.4 x 91.2mm), and weighing 591.0 g (20.7 oz). The camera has 3 metering modes (Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot) and it’s running on 2 x AA Alkaline or Lithium batteries. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 will be available in stores from April 2006 with an estimated retail price of $400 USD.

Sony Cybershot DSC-H2 Latest Price

>> REVIEWS (last updated: 11.11.06)


Rocky Nook Releases GIMP 2 for Photographers

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Santa Barbara, CA, November 7, 2006–Before investing hundreds of dollars on expensive software, you want to make sure that editing digital photographs is something you truly enjoy. That’s where “The GIMP 2″–a free digital image editing program–comes in. After you have explored the GIMP and learned how to use it, you may not need–nor want–to buy another image editing program.

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“GIMP 2 for Photographers” by Klaus Goelker is designed to facilitate your entry into the world of digital image editing with the help of the GIMP.


Download Free Photo Software: Portrait Professional

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

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Name: Portrait Professional
Description: Portrait Professional lets anyone look great in a photo. In very little time, and needing absolutely no artistic skill, Portrait Professional lets you enhance people in photos. Removes skin blemishes, spots or wrinkles, adjusts unflattering lighting, and can even re-sculpt the face to make it more beautiful. Most people are blown away when they see what Portrait Professional can do.
License: Free to try; $59.95 to buy
File Size: 2.84MB
Requirements: Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista