Archive for September, 2007

Love Conquers Gravity

Friday, September 21st, 2007

” Dramatic composition in terms of subject and lighting…”
Suggested by Jake

Photo Inspiration: (photo_title}
Love Conquers Gravity, originally uploaded by Kenny Maths.

Photographer’s comment:
This is an Edinburgh Fringe photo from 2006. It features two of the incredibly talented performers from an Italian group called Kataklo (composed of former Olympic gymnasts).

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Sharpening Tutorial

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Tutorial showing how to sharpen an image in Photoshop utilizing the Lab color space. This technique will minimize or eliminate color banding in the sharpened image.

Save 20% on Kodak Accesories

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Be sure your camera is charged up and ready to go with 20% Off all camera bags and batteries. Our readers can find these and more for 20% off at the store with coupon code AFECS7ACCS.

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Offer valid September 17, 2007 through September 30, 2007. Valid only on purchases in the KODAK Store (U.S. only)

Sony DT 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ CameraLabs (21 September’07)

The Sony DT 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 (35mm equivalent: 16.5mm – 27mm) is a super wide zoom for Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera features Aspherical lens elements for wide-angle accuracy, DT lens design for optimum performance, Internal Focusing System, Circular Aperture, ED glass elements for sharp and accurate colors.

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

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Inspiring Photo: Contemplation

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

“What a beautiful night shot. Adding a person really makes this photo interesting, not like some other city night shots I’ve seen before..”
Suggested by Jamie

Photo Inspiration: (photo_title}
Contemplation, originally uploaded by broadview.
Canon EOS 40D | f/5 | 30 sec

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How to Turn Photo into a Sketch Artwork

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Last update: Added part 3 (20 September’07)

This video will show you how to turn your photo into a sketch artwork using photoshop.

Part 1.

Part 2.

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HP Photosmart M437

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ Steve’sDigicams (20 September’07)

The HP Photosmart M437 is a digital point-and-shoot camera (announced 8 March 2007) with 6.0 effective million pixel, 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm) with HP Steady Photo Anti Shake, and a 2″ LCD screen. The camera is measuring in at 96 x 31 x 64 mm (3.78 x 1.23 x 2.52 in), weighing 131 g and it’s running on 2x AA Alkaline / Photo Lithium / Rechargeable NiMH batteries.

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

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Freeware: EvJO Photo-Image Resizer

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

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Sony Cybershot DSC-T20

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Last Update: Review & Sample Photos @ ImagingResource (20 September’07)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-T20 is an 8.1 MP point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 38 – 114 mm), Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization, Face detection, HD slide show with music, ISO 80-3200, and a 2.5″ (230K Pixels) LCD screen. [Full Specs]

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

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HP Photosmart R837

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ Steve’sDigicams (20 September’07)

The HP Photosmart R837 is a digital point-and-shoot camera (announced 8 March 2007) with 7.2 effective million pixel, 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm) with HP Steady Photo Anti Shake, built-in features such as pet-eye fix and, naturally, a special ‘slimming mode’ and a 3″ LCD screen. The camera is measuring in at 100 x 27 x 64 mm (3.91 x 1.06 x 2.54 in), weighing 155 g and it’s running on 2x AA Alkaline / Photo Lithium / Rechargeable NiMH batteries.

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

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