Archive for October, 2009

Photo of The Day: Osuwari

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Osuwari by Albertus Alvin

Photo of The Day: Lens or Nut

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Lens or Nut
Lens or Nut by Gabriel Catalin

Pentax X70

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Last update (25 October’09):
– Review by GoodGearGuide

Pentax X70 is a 12.0 megapixels superzoom camera features 24X wide-angle optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 26–624mm), Triple Shake Reduction technology, High-speed continuous shooting, Fast Face Detection, Flexible movie capture, Super Macro mode and a 2.7 inch LCD screen. The camera measures (W x H x D): 4.4 x 3.2 x 3.9″ and weighs approx. 14.5 oz (loaded and ready).

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


Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Last updated (25 October’09):
– Review & Sample Photos @ ImagingResource

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS is a 10.0 MP ultrazoom digital camera features 20x wide-angle zoom (35mm equivalent: 28-560mm)with optical IS, 10.0 MP Canon CMOS sensor, Full HD movies, DIGIC 4, Extra fast continuous shooting at full resolution (4fps), Face Detection and anti-blur technology, Supports EX Speedlite flash, i-Contrast, and a 2.8” wide vari-angle LCD.

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


Photo of The Day: The Visit

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

The Visit
The Visit by Teddy Tavares

Photo of The Day: A Seat with a view

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

A Seat with a view
A Seat with a view by Graham Cormie

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 / ZS3

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Last update (21 October’09):
– Review & Sample Photos @ DCI

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 / ZS3 is a 10 megapixel compact camera features 12x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens (25-300mm in 35mm equiv.) with Optical Image Stabilizer in a Compact Body, HD Movie Recording in AVCHD Lite with Dolby Stereo Digital Creator, Advanced iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with Face Recognition and Movie iA Model, Venus Engine HD with HDMI Compatibility and VIERA Link, and a Large 3.0-inch, 460,000-dot High-resolution Intelligent LCD with Wide-viewing Angle. The camera measures 103.3 x 59.6 x 32.8 mm (4.07 x 2.35 x 1.29 in) and weighs Approx. 229g with Battery and SD Memory Card.
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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info


Create amazing photos with water and a bottle

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Gavin Hoey shares some tips on how you can create cool photographs using nothing more then a bottle, some water and off camera flash.

Panasonic DMC-FS15

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Last updated (21 October’09):
– Review & Sample Photos @ CNET

Panasonic DMC-FS15 is a 12.1 Mega Pixels digital point-and-shoot camera features 5x optical zoom (29-145mm in 35mm equiv.) with Mega O.I.S. image stabilization, Venus Engine IV, Intelligent ISO Control, Face Detection AF/AE, and a 2.7″ TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots). The camera measures 2.14” x 3.82” x 0.85” and weighs Approx. 0.26 lbs
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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info


ND Filter Tip: Creating Special Effects

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Using ND Filter to create special effects

In this article, I will discuss on an important topic in photography. Although this can be treated as an intermediate to advanced technique, but I will try to keep it as simple as possible making it seem like a piece of cake to all my readers.

ND stands for “Neutral Density”.