Archive for August, 2007

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

Saturday, August 18th, 2007

Last Update: Review & Sample Photos @ ImagingResource (18 August’07)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 is the successor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 which was released exactly a year ago. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 is now featuring 7.2 million effective pixel, a huge 12x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 36-432mm) Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens, Mega O.I.S (antishake), High Sensitivity mode ISO 3200, and a 2.5″ TFT LCD Screen. The camera’s measuring in at 112.5 x 72.2 x 79.0 mm (4.43 x 2.84 x 3.11 in) with weight at around 310 g (0.68lb) and it’s running on Li-ion battery pack. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 will ship in February 2007 with a MSRP of $349.95.

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

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Inspiring Photo: Jouant

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Wonderful colors and nice use of shutter speed. I’d crop the image a little bit more or used the stamp tool in photoshop to get rid of the red balloons on the left.
Suggested by T. Cartwright

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Jouant, originally uploaded by MaRcO(s)..

“Children from Guadalupe playing in the street. Taken at the “Festival Internazionale del Folklore” in Apiro, Italy.”

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Kodak EasyShare C743

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ TrustedReviews (17. August’07)

The Kodak EasyShare 743 is a point-and-shoot digital camera (released on 08.08.06) featuring 7.1 million effective pixels, 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 37-111mm), VGA video (640 × 480 at 30 fps), and a 2.4″ TFT LCD screen. The camera is measuring in at 92.2×65.7.x32.4 mm (3.6″x23.”x1.3″), weighing 145 g (5.1oz.) and it’s running on Kodak Ni-MH rechargeable or 2 AA batteries.

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

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Getting to Know Your Digital Camera

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Olympus Stylus FE-230

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ ePhotozine (17 August’07)

The Olympus Stylus FE-230 is a 7.1 megapixel point-and-shoot digital camera (announced 25.01.07) features 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm), ISO auto (50-1250), 20 MB Internal memory, and a 2.5″ LCD screen. The camera measures 91 x 55 x 17 mm (3.6 x 2.2 x 0.7 in) and weighs 145 g (5.1 oz)

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

Olympus Stylus FE-230 Reviews

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Inspiring Photo: Steelen Shade

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Beautiful infrared photograph with great composition, textures and tones. It’s perfectly surreal.

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Steelen Shade, originally uploaded by night86mare.

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DIY: Infrared Filter

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Learn how to make an infrared filter for your point-and-shoot digital camera.

Canon PowerShot A550

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Last update: Video Review by TigerDirect (added on 16 August’07)

The Canon PowerShot A550 which released on February 2007 features 7.1 Megapixels, a 4x Optical Zoom Lens, an ISO 800, and a 2.0″ LCD Screen. The camera is measuring in at 91 x 64 x 43 mm (3.6 x 2.5 x 1.7 in), weighing 210 g (7.4 oz) and running on 2x AA batteries.

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

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WTD: “Ashes to Archives…” (Series)

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Part #1

Ashes to Archives, Ducks to Dust

“Ashes to Archives, Ducks to Dust” © 2007 Aaron Johnson

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Free Photo Software: Aear Qviewer

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Aear Qviewer Screenshot

Name: Aear Qviewer
Description: Qviewer is the advanced photo editor, image viewer and photo management tool for enthusiasts, amateurs, and professionals. View, edit, find, organize and print your photos faster and easier. Professional image edit tool such as erase, red eye remove, smudge remove, calendar , weather effects and more; Better image organization tools such as image star rating. More advanced slidedshows. Instant searching via a search field and a new Calendar Search that lets you find images by the date.
License: Free to try
File Size: 3.19 (Windows)
Requirements: Windows98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

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