Archive for April, 2008

Loveearth Photography Competition

Thursday, April 17th, 2008 is hosting a photography competition, “Capture today before it changes tomorrow”. Send us your favorite images of wild places or animals you love with an inspirational title, and tell us where it was taken and what it is. for a chance to win great prizes and have your photo published on! Enter your favorite photo at


Loveearth (, a BBC Worldwide website, is an inspirational and informational site dedicated to the wonder of our planet. The site also supports the earth movie that takes the viewer on a tour of the planet’s most awe-inspiring places. Through interactive features such as animal tracking, behind-the-scenes footage and up-to-date editorial, the site provides a deeper understanding of the world of nature and wildlife while inspiring people to make an effort to protect the planet. We also feature rare and beautiful video and photography from the film.

Sony Alpha A700

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Last update: Review by DevHardware (18 April’08)

The Sony Alpha DSLR A700 is a 12.2 MP DSLR camera from Sony (announced September’07) features a new 23.5 x 15.6 mm (APS-C type) CMOS sensor, Sony Alpha mount; compatible with Minolta A-type bayonet mount, Super SteadyShot CCD-shift stabilization, IONZ image processor, ISO100 – 3200 equivalent, HDMI Output, Optional battery grip, Wireless Flash support, and a 3″ LCD screen. The camera measures Approx. 141.7 x 104.8 x 79.7 mm and weighs Approx. 690 g. The Sony Alpha A700 will be available for US$1,399.99. (Download Brochure)

Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Check Availability


Cool Photo Border with Photoshop

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

This video tutorial will show you how to make photo border using layer mask and clipping mask in Photoshop CS 2 or 3.

Casio Exilim EX-Z77

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ PhotographyReview (16 April’07)

The Casio Exilim EX-Z77 (announced 10 July’07) is a 8.1 million effective pixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom (35mm equiv: 38 to 114mm), YouTube Capture Mode & YouTube Uploader for Casio, anti shake DSP, and a 2.8-inch Bright wide screen LCD display. The camera measures 3.74” (W) x 2.32” (H) x .78” (D) and weighs Approx. 4.16 oz. (Full Specs)

Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆ | Check Availability


High Speed Photography Video

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Music video using high-speed photography captured using a Vision Research Phantom HD camera. Cool Stuff!

Shooting on a Cloudy Day

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

Candice shares some tips explains why shooting on a cloudy day works out great.

Match Color in Photoshop

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Learn how to use the match color command in Photohop CS3 (and older versions)

April’08 Photo Contest: Bird Photography

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Here’s the April’08 Photo Contest at;

For April 2008 we will do BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY, yes, wildlife. Now some of you have probably not tried Bird Photography before but it can be a very fun and challenging experience. Although special equipment is not required, a good telephoto can help tremendously…


Photo of The Day: Within

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Within by Faye (profile)

April’08 Photo Assignment: Nature Macros

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Here’s the April’08 Photo Assignment at;

Now that was an interesting Easter: we had snow here in Holland! Anyway, I’m starting to get into a Spring mood so it’s time for nature. We’ll stick with close-ups though, the assignment is to shoot nature macros. I’m hoping to see lots of delicate Spring photos from peeps in the Northern hemisphere and lots of autumn shots from our antipodean members in the Southern hemisphere.