EEF is reminding for professional and amateur photographers, including talented youngsters that they just one month left to submit their best pictures until 31st October 2011. The EEF Heroes of Modern UK Manufacturing Photography Competition aims to take photos of the people, products, places and processes that make UK manufacturing great. The winners will get prize vouchers for £5,000 worth of photography equipment, sponsored by Canon. For more information go to the website of EEF.
Archive for October, 2011
Ocean Leisure Cameras have released the Panasonic DMW-MCFT3 waterproof housing that allow you to bring your camera into the underwater and take beautiful underwater photography. This waterproof allow you down to a depth of 12m and up to 40m. In addition, it also allow you to use of all the camera controls such as white balance feature and also has an accessory shoe mount for focusing lights or small strobes. You can Buy this Products at Amazon.com.
Canon Pixma MX310 is a All-in-One Inkjet Printer features Print Speed (up to) 4″ x 6″ borderless photo: approx. 46 sec. Black: Up to 22 ppm, Color: Up to 17 ppm; Print Resolution (Up to) Black: 600 x 600 dpi, Color: 4800 x 1200 dpi; Copy Speed (up to) Black: 22 cpm, Color: 17 cpm; Max. Scanner Resolutions Optical:1200 x 2400 dpi, Interpolated:19,200 x 19,200 dpi; Modem Speed 33.6 Kbps (Super G3 color fax); USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, PictBridge. The Canon Pixma MX310 measures 18.4″ (W) x 17.3″ (D) x 9.1″ (H) and weighs 19.0 lbs.
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Nikon announced two new Nikon EDG fieldscopes with VR technology that can be attached to a DSLR with an adapter. The EDG Fieldscope 85 VR has Objective diameter of 85mm with Length of 379mm and Close focusing distance at 5.0m, Height × width (141 × 104)mm, and weight 2,400g (without batteries), while the EDG Fieldscope 85-A VR has the same feature, but it has different size of Length at 398mm. Buy this Products at Amazon.com.
Plasq has launched the Comic Life 1.1 for iPad, the new update of photo-comic software that has some of improvements such as high-resolution export options, seamless Twitter image integration, more comic management flexibility, and localisations in multiple languages. The Comic Life 1.1 is compatible with iPad/iPad 2 and requires iOS 5.0 or later. Download Software
THK Photo Products have launched the new Tokina AT-X Pro FX 17-35mm f/4 wide zoom for Canon and Nikon. The lens has a focal length of 17mm with an angle-of-view range of 103.96° -64.74° include a bright constant F/4 aperture make viewing and auto focus possible in lower light conditions. It use 2 Super-Low Dispersion glass elements and 1 aspheric glass for increase an excellent contrast and sharpness as well as controlling chromatic aberration. See the Latest Price Info at Amazon.com
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– Review & Sample Photos @ NeoCamera
Canon Poweshot SX200 IS is a 12 megapixels compact digital camera features 12x Optical Zoom (35mm film equivalent: 28-336mm) with Optical Image Stabilizer, DIGIC 4 Image Processor, HD movie shooting capability, Face Detection, ISO 80-3200, and a Large high-quality 3.0-inch LCD screen. The camera measures 4.06 x 2.38 x 1.48 in./103.0 x 60.5 x 37.6mm, weighs Approx. 7.76 oz./220g and running on Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery.
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Camera Canada has an Canon EF 400 f/2.8L IS II in stock. The lens is an ideal choice that perfect for nature and wildlife photography. It has Fluorite optics to provides sharper images with less chromatic aberration, a completely redesigned Image Stabilization system that offers up to four extra stops of performance. The Camera Canada has the lens priced below MSRP at $10,389.97 or you want Check Availability the lens at Amazon.com.
Apple has launched an update to Aperture 3. Version 3.2 that compatibility with iCloud and iOS 5. It offers addresses minor stability, performance and compatibility issues for improving the software. For detailed information about improvements of this software and to download the software go to the website of Apple Aperture 3.2 or Buy Software at Amazon.com.
This Photoshop CS2 tutorial will show you how to rot people’s face, expose their skull and turn them into zombie.
Video tutorial is also available here
What you need:
+ A portrait of the victim. AKA, the zombie and a picture of a human skull. Ideally in the roughly the same pose as your portrait which can be found on Google images.
+ Download The “Pretty” free brush collection found here. Ideally you will need to grab “Pretty Cuts`n`cracks” & “Pretty Sore”
+ Download The “Veins” brushes here.
+ It would also be nice if you had the `tonemapping` plug-in by Photomatix. Not essential but handy.
Let’s get started!