Archive for September, 2007

Sigma 17-35mm f/2.8-4 EX DG IF HSM

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

The Sigma 17-35mm f/2.8-4 EX DG IF HSM is a super wide-angle zoom lens specially designed only for DSLR cameras with 1.6x crop factor. The lens features HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) provides quiet, high-speed autofocus shooting, as well as full-time manual focus, Inner Focus System, and aspherical lens elements in the front, as well as rear lens groups. (MTF Chart) | (Download Free Lens Hood)

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

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Inspiring Photo: Evening

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Beautiful light atmosphere and space.. Stunning light and composition.. And the light in the window is a glorious touch!
Suggested by Ray

Evening, originally uploaded by Chris (archi3d).
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Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200 | 14.8 mm | f/5 | 1/200

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Canon PowerShot TX1

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Last update: Review by MacWorld (24 September’07)

The Canon PowerShot TX1 (announced 21 February’07) is a 7.1 million effective pixel point-and-shoot digital camera with the capability of shooting HDTV video at 1280×720 pixel, 30fps, and recording CD quality Stereo Sound, in 44 KHz. It also features a huge 10x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 39-390mm), ISO settings ranging from 80 to 1600, and a 1.8″ LCD screen. The camera measures 89 x 60 x 29 mm (3.5 x 2.4 x 1.1 in), weighs 220 g (7.8 oz) and will have a recommended retail price of around US$500.

Canon PowerShot TX1
Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info

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Iloho Photo Competition

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Iloho launches competition for innovative images of world landmarks

iloho photo contestPhotography enthusiasts with wanderlust get ready. From Monday 24 September iloho (www.iloho.com), the online community for travellers, is launching a fantastic on-site competition to find the most inspiring images of the world’s landmarks. So protract your zoom, set your shutter speed and adjust that focus, because to celebrate the launch of landmarks, iloho’s interactive image gallery, there are a plethora of prizes up for grabs.

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The No Rules Rule of Photography

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Heidi Hlubina talks about breaking the rules of photography

Pentax Optio A30

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ CNET.UK (24 September’07)

The Pentax Optio A30 is a 10.0 megapixel point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm), CCD-Shift-Type SR Mechanism (Image stabilizer), ISO sensitivity range from 64 to 3200, and a large 2.5″ color LCD with 232,000 pixels. The camera measures 3.5 x 2.3 x 0.9 inches, weighs just 4.6 ounces and is available now with an MSRP of US$349.95

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

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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Last update: Sampe Photos @ Flickr (24 September’07)

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L is Canon’s widest-angle zoom lens 16mm. Close-focusing down to 11 inches at all focal length. New design features ground & polished, replica and glass-molded Aspherical elements. Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L is the first EF wide-angle zoom to combine three Aspherical elements and Canon’s UD glass, the lens remains compact while providing superior image quality across its range. Constructed to pro standards, it’s also highly resistant to dust and moisture. (Full Specs)

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

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Inspiring Photo: Autumn

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

“I Love fog shots! Especially in a sunrise. What a Wonderful light…and the person makes it!..”
Suggested by Brian

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Autumn, originally uploaded by Dear Harry.
Sony DSLR A-100 | 180mm | f/8 | 1/400

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Grabber Warmers Photo Contest

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

grabber-contestShare the Warmth by submitting a photograph of your favorite place to use Grabber Warmers. It could be your regular campsite in the woods, or a hiking trail high in the mountains, or the still morning meadows waiting for deer to pass through. The more creative and awe-inspiring, the more chance you’ll have of influencing our visitors who vote on the best photo. Once a week, the photograph with the most votes will move on to the Winner’s Circle At the beginning of April 2008, the thirteen most popular photos will be featured in a very special 2009 calendar.

Prizes:

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Photo Filter Plugin: Virtual Photographer

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

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