Archive for December, 2007

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Samsung S1050

Last update: Review by Pocket-Lint (31 December’07)

The Samsung S1050 (announced: 08 January’07) is a point-and-shoot digital camera (announced 08.01.07) featuring 10.1 million effective pixels, Advanced Shake Reduction, 5x optical zoom lens (38 – 190mm), Shutter speeds of up to 1/2000 sec, Power Grip, face detection and a huge 3.0 inch TFT LCD screen. The Samsung S1050 is measuring in at 104.5 x 64.2 x 25.5 mm, weighing 204 g and it’s running on 2x AA alkaline or NiMH battery.

samsung-s1050
Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info

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HDR Discussion

HDR Discussion

Hi All,What is HDR and how do I Process an image to get the great results i see on this site. Cheers for any help.

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Bar/Nightclub photography tips for Pentax K10D

Part 1 includes all the equipment and settings I use and Part 2 will contain the techniques. Video tutorial by photo2dot0.com

Part 1:

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Photo of The Day: The Mount

The Mount
The Mount by rodmueller (profile)

Discussion: Is photography Art?

“We hear over and over the question as to whether photography can be considered as its own form of Art. And we see numerous treatises on yes it is and no it isn’t. The main objection seems to be that it is primarily a mechanical process that handles most of the work—that the photographer has nothing further to do with it, other than some manipulation in the printing of the picture, and by most photographers is the labs that printed the pictures.”

The question that remains is whether or not the photographers themselves are true artists. Another theory is that artists must contribute their personal spirit into their creations. Could it be possible that a photographer using a mechanical device, that creates the image, could impose their personal spirit into the finished photograph?

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Sony CyberShot DSC-T100

Last updated: Review by Macworld (added on 03 October’07)

The Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-T100 is a 8.1 million pixels point-and-shoot digital camera equipped with 5x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 35-175mm ), and a 3″ LCD Screen. The camera is measuring in at 91.8 x 59.2 x 22.3 mm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 7/8 in), weighing 172 g (6.1 oz) and running on Lithium-ion battery NP-BG1.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100
Overall Rating: ★★★½☆ | Latest Price Info

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Understanding Black & White

I’m trying to understand about B&W and sepia, and when and how to use it.
Being very color orientated, I find it hard to get a handle on it. Sometimes I’ve managed to get it right, but I don’t know what I did. It’s all hit and miss with me.

Here’s one that seemed to work really well for me. I showed it on Flickr and got good comments…


What elements make up a good B&W/sepia photo? How do you know whether it’s best to use greyscale or sepia?

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People Photography Tips

Rick’s top tips for getting good people pictures….

How to Turn a Vacation to a Lifetime Memory

Tip 1: Don’t be short of memory capacity
A portable photo storage & viewer with 20 or more GB is a worthwhile addition. If you take a lot of high-res/RAW pictures even an 8GB card won’t be enough!

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mimisub, originally uploaded by wild friday.

Tip 2: Feature people.
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Canon PowerShot A460

Last updated: Review & Sample Photos @ RegHardware (19 December’07)

The Canon PowerShot A460 is a compact point-and-shoot digital camera (available in February 2007) features 5.0 megapixel, 4x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-152mm), and 2″ LCD screen. The camera measures 106 x 52 x 40 mm (4.2 x 2 x 1.6 in), weighs 215 g (7.6 oz) and it’s powered by AA (2) batteries.

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

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