Archive for April, 2008

Sony CyberShot DSC-S730

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

The Sony CyberShot DSC-S730 is a 7.2 Megapixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 3X Optical Zoom Lens (35mm equivalent: 35-105mm), ISO 100-1250, and a 2.4″ LCD Screen. The camera measures 3-5/8″ x 2-3/8″ x 1 1/8″ (91.4 x 61 x 29.1 mm) and weighs 4.9 oz (140 g) Body; 6.7 oz. (189 g) including Battery and optional Memory Stick DUO™ Media.

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Canon Powershot A720 IS

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ TechTree (09 April’08)

The Canon Powershot A720 IS (announced Aug 20,2007) is a 8.0 MP point-and-shoot digital camera features 6x optical zoom (35mm equiv: 35-210mm) with optical image stabilization, ISO setting: 80-1600, and a 2.5″ LCD screen. The camera measures 97 x 67 x 49 mm (3.8 x 2.6 x 1.9 in), weighs 250 g (8.8 oz), and running on AA (2) batteries. (Full Specs)

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Ray Flash: The Ring Flash Adapter Now Available

Monday, April 7th, 2008

WATSONVILLE, CA, April 7, 2008 ExpoImaging Inc., developer of innovative camera accessories, including the ExpoDisc Digital White Balance Filter and the ExpoAperture2 Depth-of-Field Guide, today announced the U.S. availability of Ray Flash: The Ring Flash Adapter. Designed as a portable and lightweight adapter for a hot-shoe flash unit, the Ray Flash replicates the unique lighting effect produced by heavy, tethered, powered studio ring flash units.


The Ray Flash: Ring Flash Adapter is truly unique because it creates ring light lighting effects simply by attaching it to your existing hot shoe flash, said Erik Sowder, president of ExpoImaging, Inc. Lightweight and portable, the Ray Flash is the only product of its kind. Its a great accessory tool for your strobe because it enables the photographer to easily achieve a high fashion, studio portrait look while on location.


Studio Lighting Video Tutorial

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Awesome series of studio lighting tutorial by Ken Henderson APAGB. Recorded in the UK on 9th March 2007. Uploaded by David with permission of Ken Henderson.

If you download the file, you’ll need the FLV Player to play the video.

Studio Lighting Video Tutorial Part 1 – Download Video


Hack: Make Your Own Image Stabilizer for $1

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Can’t afford an expensive lens with Image Stabilizer (IS) or Vibration Reduction (VR)? This instructional video shows you how to build your own stabilizer in 5 minutes for less than $1. It is super light weight and folds up small enough to fit in your pocket.

Nikon Coolpix L14

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ ImagingResource (01 April’08)

The Nikon Coolpix L14 is a 7.1 million pixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm), auto gain ISO 64-1000, Face-Priority AF and a 2.4-inch LCD screen. The camera measures 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 in (90.5 x 61.5 x 27mm) and weighs Approx 4.1 oz (115 g) without battery and SD memory card.

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Nikon Coolpix L15

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Last Update: Review & Sample Photos @ ImagingResource (01 April’08)

The Nikon Coolpix L15 features 8.0 megapixels CCD sensor, 3x optical zoom (35-105mm in 35mm photography), Optical VR Image Stabilization, auto gain ISO 64-1000, and a 2.8″ LCD Screen. The camera measures Approx 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.2 in (91 x 61 x 29.5mm) and weighs 4.4 oz (125 g).
(Download Nikon Coolpix L15 Brochure)

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