Archive for February, 2009

Nikon Coolpix S210

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Last update (28 February’08):
– Review by DevHardware

The Nikon Coolpix S210 is an 8.1 Megapixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 43x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm), Electronic VR Image Stabilization, 15 Scene Modes, ISO 100-3200, and a 2.5″ LCD Screen. The camera weighs only at 7.76 oz. (220g)) and it measures 2.1″x3.5″x0.7″ (55.5mm x 90mm x 18mm). (Nikon Coolpix S210 Brochure)

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


Ricoh GX200

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Last update (26 February’09):
– Review & Sample Photos @ RicohGRDiary

The Ricoh Caplio GX200 is the successor to the Ricoh Caplio GX100 point-and-shoot digital camera. The camera features 12.1 million effective pixels, 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 24-72mm), Image stabilization, 2.5″ LCD display, and a removable electronic viewfinder. The camera is measuring in at 111 x 58 x 25 mm (4.4 x 2.3 x1.0 in) and weighing approx 208g (7.8oz). (Download Ricoh GX200 Brochure)

Ricoh Caplio GX200
Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Check Availability


Photo of The Day: Pray

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Pray by Miruna Uzdris

Sony CyberShot DSC-T700

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Last updated (04 February’09):
– Review & Sample Photos @ DPInterface

The Sony CyberShot T700 is a 10 megapixel ultra-slim digital camera features 4GB of internal memory, updated intelligent scene recognition technology, Smile Shutter™ and face detection technologies with child and adult priority, as well as high sensitivity shooting (up to ISO 3200), eleven scene modes, in-camera image management, and hi-resolution 3.5-inch wide touch panel. The camera will be on sale in Japan September 5th and most likely worldwide soon thereafter.

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


Photo of The Day: Reykjavik

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Reykjavik by Peter Beym

Corel Introduces Painter 11

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Corel have today introduced Corel Painter 11, the newest edition of the world’s leading painting and illustration software. With more than 40 new and enhanced features, Painter 11 provides the most inventive drawing and painting tools available, making it the ultimate art studio for those ready to expand their definition of creativity.

corel-painter 11

Since its inception, Corel Painter has set the standard for painting and illustration software. With Painter 11, artists can now expand their digital toolset with the most advanced painting and natural media tools available. New pressure-sensitive brushes allow hand and brush to fluidly work as one, producing brushstrokes that are unrivalled in texture and precision. Enhanced drawing tools and customisable media allow users to create distinct art every time.


Olympus Stylus 1040

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Last updated (24 February’08):
– Review & Sample Photos @ TrustedReviews

Olympus Stylus 1040 is a 10 megapixel point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom (38 – 114 mm equivalent in 35mm photography), TruePic™ III Image Processor, ISO 50-3200, and a 2.7” (6.9cm) HyperCrystalTM LCD, approx. 230,000 dots LCD screen. The camera measures 3.5″W x 2.2″H x 0.65″ D, with lens cover: 0.8″ (89mm x 55.5mm x 16.5mm, with lens cover: 20.3mm) and weighs 3.8oz (108g) without batteries and media card.

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


Photo of The Day: Sentinel

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009


The Art of Digital Photography

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

The Art of Digital Photography is written by John Hedgecoe. The book is easy-to-understand, and packed with both technical instructions and creative ideas, celebrated author and photographer John Hedgecoe walks you through the world of digital photography and shares his considerable expertise on this ever-changing medium. Please click on the flash player below to enlarge.

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About the author
Internationally acclaimed photographer John Hedgecoe has shared his methods with millions of readers since his classic, The Book of Photography, was first published in 1976. In addition to his distinguished career as a teacher, his photographs have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world. He published John Hedgecoe’s New Book of Photography with DK in 1994

Sony World Photography Awards 2009

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

The shortlist for the 2009 Sony World Photography Awards is announced today, Tuesday 24 February. The list contains the names of 186 exceptional photographers from 43 different countries, all of them competing in a variety of categories in one of the most prestigious photographic competitions in the world.


The Honorary Judging Committee, comprising world-renowned photographers, curators, representatives from leading international photo agencies, publishers and critics made their selection from 36,546 professional and 25,370 amateur photography submissions.