Free Nature Wallpaper: Lonely Tree

Wallpaper of a lonely tree shot at Mt. Bufallo, Victoria – Australia with Canon EOS 300D and Canon EFs 18-55mm. Just click on the picture below to download…

Olympus Zuiko Digital Fish Eye lens

Great News for Olympus DSLR shooters: Recently Olympus has announced a new 8mm F 3.5 Zuiko Digital fisheye lens for its E-system digital SLRs offering a 180 degree angle of view. The 8mm F 3.5 Zuiko Digital fisheye has a special multi-layer coating designed to reduce susceptibility to ghosting and flaring and its ED element will keep chromatic abrration to a minimum. The lens will be available in Jan 2006.

8mm F 3.5 Zuiko Digital fisheye lens

Press Release: Take a fresh perspective

Owners of Olympus E-System cameras will be able to get a completely new view of the world from next year with the introduction of the ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm 1:3.5 Fisheye Lens. E-1 and E-300 photographers will soon be able to benefit from a full 180° diagonal angle of view enabling unique and eye-catching panoramic pictures to be taken.

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Photography Tip: Birthday Party Photo Tips

1) Prepare For the Party

Abraham Lincoln once remarked that if you’re going to cut down a tree, spend 90% of your time sharpening the axe. Preparation makes any activity go better. And for birthday parties, you don’t want to have to wait until next year to make up for lack of preparation, do you?

So, what should you prepare for?

KNOW THE LOCATION. Whether the party takes place in a home, party room, or amusement park; realize that each location has its own photographic “blueprint.” Based on the location’s blueprint, prepare beforehand for the correct digital camera settings for white balance, metering mode, and exposure compensation.

2) Know Your Obstacles

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L USM Lens Reviews and Sample Pictures

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L USM Lens Review

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L USM Product Information

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L USM is highperformance L-series telephoto zoom lens offering excellent image quality, lightweight and compact design, Fluorite element + UD elements for high quality at all zoom focal length through effective correction of secondary spectrum.

This lens applies inner focusing and ring USM for silent and high speed AF with non rotating front element during focus, making it possible to use circular polarizing without additional adjustment.


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GOTW: Seeing Shadows Gallery by Mark Rutter

Really interesting and unique gallery..
A must see..

GOTW Team

Software to Recover Lost Digital Images

Lost your digital images? DON’T PANIC! New ImageRecall Version 3 recovers more formats than any other image recovery software – including camera RAW files. Its powerful data recovery engine recovers all popular image, audio, video, and data files – from any type of flash memory card, USB memory drive, or other removable media – from any manufacturer. Easy three step recovery process. Works not only with deleted files, but formatted or corrupted media too.

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Nikon Coolwalker firmware update version 1.3

Nikon Coolwalker firmware update version 1.3
What has been changed?

When some pictures taken with the cameras noted below were viewed in full-screen playback, the image displayed in the monitor did not fill the entire screen. This problem has been corrected.
- D2X, D2Hs: TIFF files
- COOLPIX8800, COOLPIX8400: JPEG files recorded at an image-size setting of 8M, 5M or 3:2 and an image-quality setting of EXTRA
A problem that prevented display of JPEG files recorded with the D50 at an image-size setting of S has been corrected.
Additionally for Macs:

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The Photography Portfolio: Building Your Reputation

If you have hopes of becoming a professional photographer, or even just of trying to get your work published in a public forum, you will need to create a photography portfolio. So what’s so important about a photography portfolio anyway?

Portfolios That Sell: Professional Techniques for Presenting and Marketing Your Photographs
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There are many reasons why having a portfolio of your work available for others to view. If you are seeking employment as a photographer, then the need for a portfolio is obvious. If you are not seeking a photography job, there are still good reasons to have a portfolio. For one, you love photography and you take a lot a pride in your work. They are important to you. Most likely, some of them are very good. Why not create a portfolio that showcases your best work so you can show it to others (even if it’s just friends or family that comes over for a visit)?

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Free Wallpaper: Need for Speed

Free Winter Wallpaper

Free Desktop Wallpaper: Need for Speed (1024×768)
Location: USA
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Digital SLR
Lens: Canon 17-40mm f/4L
Aperture: f/11
Speed: 1/1250
Digital ISO: 400
Filter: Hoya CPL

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Photography Tip: Home Run Baseball Photography Tips

Strike one! Strike two! Strike three!

Baseball! America’s Pastime, and a sport growing in popularity throughout the world, where the Boys of Summer slug it out. A baseball game is the perfect way to spend a lazy summer afternoon, plus it provides opportunities to take photos that last a lifetime.

While many claim the sport of baseball is a slow-paced affair, when action does occur, it can happen very swiftly, almost too fast for an unskilled photographer to shoot the photos they desire. Baseballs fly quickly when hit or thrown, and timing the action for when to take a digital photograph requires split-second reflexes. Thus, before you plan on taking photos at a baseball game, you may wish to read the following advice:

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