Archive for November, 2010

Sony HVL-HFL1

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Sony HVL-HFL1 (guide number of 10 (ISO 100, m) features Flash Effective Range: Shooting Distance (Approx): 1m to 5m (3 1/4ft to 16 1/4ft); Lighting Angle (Horizontal): 60 degrees, Lighting Angle (Vertical): 45 degrees; Tilt Range : Lighting Angle Approx 15 degrees; Operating Temperature : +0° to +40°C (+32° to +104°F), Storage Temperature : -20° to +60°C (-4° to +140°F). The Sony HVL-HFL1 measures 1 3/13″ x 2 6/13″ x 1 11/13″ (31.5 x 62.5 x 47mm) and weighs 1.85 oz (52g).

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Nikon SB-28 AF Speedlight

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Nikon SB-28 AF Speedlight features Coverage for lenses as wide as 18mm, 8 settings – 18 and 20mm (with built-in wide flash adapter), 24, 28, 35, 50, 70 and 85mm; Built-in bounce card. Bounce flash : Flash head tilts from -7 degrees to +90 degrees with click stops; flash head rotates through an arc of 270 degrees, 90 degrees clockwise and 180 degrees counter-clockwise with click stops; flash head lockable at front and vertical positions. TTL mode – 4 TTL modes depending on camera and lens : Automatic balanced fill flash with TTL multi sensor with Nikkor lenses with built-in CPU with monitor pre-flash; Matrix balanced fill flash or center weighted fill flash/spot fill flash; Standard TTL fill flash or 1/300 sec. TTL high speed flash for Nikon F5. Auto mode – Non-TTL auto flash. The Nikon SB-28 AF Speedlight measures 2.7″ x 5″ x 3.6″ and weighs 11.8 ounces.

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Metz 20 C2

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Metz 20 C2 features Tilt reflector vertical 90°; Manual and Automatic flash mode; 2 automatic apertures; Sync socket; Sync cord included; Flash ready indication; Standard focal length 35mm; Power sources 2 x AA batteries; Maximum flash recovery time: 8 seconds and has Number of full flashes: minimum 200. The Metz 20 C2 measures 2.5 x 3.8 x 2.1″ (65 x 98 x 54mm) WxHxD and weighs 7.2 ounces.

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Best Digital Cameras 2010

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

eisa-tipa winnersGetting a hard time of choosing which digital camera to buy?

Take a look at these updated award winning digital cameras for the year 2010 chosen by TIPA (Technical Image Press Association) and EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association )

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Leica V-LUX 20

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Last Updated (21 November’10):
– Review by Pocket-Lint

Leica V-LUX 20 is a 12.1-megapixel sensor digital camera features 12x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 25 – 300mm), ISO 80-1600, Integrated GPS function, 720p HD movie function, and 3.0″ TFT 460,800 dots LCD Display. The camera measures WxHxD (103 x 62 x 33 mm) and weighs 218g (with Battery).

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Samyang 500mm f8 Mirror

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The Samyang 500mm f8 Mirror features 500mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/8. The lens construction has 7 elements in 6 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 5 degrees. Closest focusing distance at 1,7 m and has a filter size of 34 mm (rear) / 95 mm (front). The Samyang 500mm f8 Mirror lens weighs 705 g and it measures 3 inches in diameter and 3 inches long.

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Coby DP740 Digital Photo Frame

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Coby DP740 7-Inch Digital Photo Frame features 800 x 480 high-resolution picture display, Contrast Ratio 400:1, and 7″ Widescreen TFT LCD. This digital photo frame also supports SD, MMC, MS, xD, USB Flash Drive; Plays JPG media files. The Digital Photo Frame measures (W x H x D) 9.4″ x 7.1″ x 1.3″ and weighs 2.2 pounds.

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Samsung 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

The Samsung 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED features 10-17mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/3.5-4.5. The lens construction has 10 elements in 8 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 180 degrees and has Closest focusing distance at 14 cm. The Samsung 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED lens weighs 11.3 Ounces and it measures 2.7 inches in diameter and 3 inches long.

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Nikon SB-23 AF TTL Speedlight

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Nikon SB-23 AF TTL Speedlight (guide number at ISO 100: 66) features 2 flash modes: TTL auto and manual; The SB-23 can be used as Automatic Balanced Fill-Flash; Multi-Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash; Matrix; Center-Weighted Fill-Flash; Angle of coverage: 60° horizontal and 45° vertical; Recycling time: Approx. 2 sec; Number of flashes: Approx. 400. The Nikon SB-23 AF TTL Speedlight measures 2.5 x 2.6 x 3.3″ (64 x 67 x 84mm) and weighs 4.9 oz (140g).

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Nikon SB R1C1

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Nikon SB R1C1 (guide number of 10/33 (ISO 100, m/ft.), 14/46 (ISO 200, m/ft.) features Flash coverage – Approx. 78 degrees horizontal & 60 degrees; vertical AF-assist illuminator range – Approx. 10 m (33 feet) at center area using a 50mm f/1.8 lens; Flash modes – i-TTL, D-TTL, TTL (film-based cameras), M (manual) Bounce capability – Flash head tilts down (toward optical axis) to 60 degrees with stops at every 15 degrees, and up (away from optical axis) to 45 degrees with stops at every 15 degrees Flash duration – Approximately 600 micro-seconds. The Nikon SB R1C1 measures 3.1 x 3.0 x 2.2 in./80 x 75 x 55mm and weighs 7 pounds.

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