Archive for July, 2007

Nikon Coolpix P5000

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Last update: Nikon has officially announced the Nikon Coolpix P6000 (07 August’08)

The Nikon Coolpix P5000 is a 10 effective megapixel point-and-shoot digital camera features 3.5x Zoom-Nikkor (35mm equivalent: 36-126mm), Lens-shift VR Image Stabilization, ISO settings ranging from 80 to 3200, and a 2.5″ wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating. The camera measures 98 x 64.5 x 41 mm (3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.), weighs Approx. 200 g (7.1 oz.) without battery and SD memory card, and will have a recommended retail price of around £329.99/ €489.

Overall Rating: ★★★½☆ | Latest Price Info


Samsung S850

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Last Update: Review by RegHardware (added on 27 July’07)

The Samsung S850 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (announced 08.01.07) featuring 8.1 million effective pixels, Advanced Shake Reduction, 5x optical zoom lens (38 – 190mm), Shutter speeds of up to 1/2000 sec, and a 2.5-inch TFT LCD screen. The Samsung S850 is measuring in at 104 x 63.6 x 24.8 mm , weighing 172 g and it’s running on 2x AA alkaline or NiMH battery.

Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info


Driving Photos Tips

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Ben McLeod has posted some impressive driving photos at Flickr. I’m amazed how he’s managed to get a really nice blur of the lights while keeping the interior of the car stays in crisp focus like the photo below;

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lightspeed toward the new year (or, the Gitzo goes to work), originally uploaded by Ben McLeod.

So, here are some tips if you want to try the same shot;


WTD – “Copy, right?”

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Copy, right?

“Copy, right?” © 2007 Aaron Johnson

Inspiring Photo: Seascape

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Absolutely stunning shot! I like the composition (it’s just perfect!), the lines and the beautiful colors of the night sky
Suggested by Alex

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IMGP8433, originally uploaded by Bob West.

Photographer’s Comments:
50 sec. @ f6.3…… these are the remnants of an older break-wall, built to protect the shore from erosion


Free 2 GB Memory Card with Top Digital Cameras

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Inspiring Macro: Robber flies

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Wonderful detailed macro. I think the photographer really made such an ugly insect look so cool and interesting with a personality. Outstanding shot!
Suggested by Travis

Photo Inspiration: (photo_title}
Zyyy Zyyy Top…( Robber flies ), originally uploaded by bea.kotecka.

Artist’s comments:
* About 850 species in North America.
* Larvae in soil and decaying wood, apparently feeding on other insects.
* The swift flying adults are also predators of other insects.
And I took this shot on the steps near our’s apartment in Omis-Stanici, Middle Dalmacja,Croatia!


Free Photo Software: Jpeg Exif Stamper 1

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

This page has been moved to Download Jpeg Exif Stamper

Video Tutorial: Photo-Cube

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Learn how to create a photo-cube using Photoshop

Pentax Optio E30

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Last update: Review by CNET.UK (added on 25 July’07)

Pentax Optio E30 is an entry level compact point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 03.01.07) featuring 7.1 effective megapixel, 3X optical zoom (36 – 108 mm) – 4X digital zoom, and a 2.4-inch LCD monitor. The camera is measuring in at 95 x 62 x 35 mm (3.7 x 2.4 x 1.4 in), weighing 138 g (4.9 oz) and it’s running on 2 x AA batteries.

Pentax Optio E30
Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆ | Latest Price Info