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ARTRAGE ARTISTS PAINT LIVE AT SONY IN-STORE EVENTS IN NY, CALIFORNIA & TEXAS THROUGH DECEMBER 23rd

ArtRage Realistic Paint Software is Included with New Sony VAIO Touch Screen PCs – ArtRage Works with popular Multi-Touch Screens:  Windows 8 & 7, iPad & iPhone WHAT: Sony featuring ArtRage Artists at in-store events painting with new VAIO touch screens. WHEN:  Now until Dec 23rd WHERE:  Select Sony stores in NY, Texas and California […]

Trygger Camera Clip with Adjustable Polarizing Filter for iPhone 5 Debuts On Kickstarter.com

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The hottest selling camera this holiday season is the Apple iPhone 5. The gotta-have accessory is the Trygger Camera Clip with an adjustable polarizing filter. This new iPhone 5 accessory cuts out noisy light. You’ll get less glare and more vibrant colors–so you can make your best photos. Professional […]

DxOMark introduces the Perceptual Megapixel as a new unit for measuring the perceived sharpness of lenses

A simple way to quantify the impact of lens sharpness on camera resolution December 17, 2012 – DxOMark, the website of reference for measuring the image quality of digital cameras and lenses, announces the launch of the Perceptual Megapixel, its new measure of lens sharpness. Expressed in units already well-known to the general public, the […]

The Week in Photography 16th December 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week about photography: Underwater Photography Books http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-scuba-ocean-news/2012-underwater-photography-book-holiday-gift-guide/ Look Lock is an Inspector Gadget-Style Smartphone Holder for Child Photos http://www.petapixel.com/2012/12/15/look-lock-is-an-inspector-gadget-style-smartphone-holder-for-child-photos/ Why The Canon 6D Is A Groundbreaking New Camera http://photographyconcentrate.com/why-the-canon-6d-is-a-groundbreaking-new-camera/ For Beginners – Learning to See http://digital-photography-school.com/for-beginners-learning-to-see 12 Myths About Photography And Photographers http://digital-photography-school.com/12-myths-about-photography-and-photographers Originality […]

Lights, Camera, Action! Macworld/iWorld 2013 Puts the Spotlight on Filmmaking

iPhone Film Festival, education sessions, products, and special events with Fred Armisen and the Independent Film Channel celebrate the next generation of film and television FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – IDG World Expo today announced a full agenda of film education and special events that showcase the evolution in movie making made possible by Apple […]

DxO ViewPoint v1.1 – Restoring the natural proportions and perspectives of your photos has gotten even easier

Special 35% discount through December 25, 2012 December 11, 2012 – DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO ViewPoint v1.1, the new version of its software solution for Windows and Mac, entirely dedicated to correcting keystoning, as well as shape deformations caused by the use of wide-angle lenses. DxO ViewPoint v1.1 improves the accuracy […]

The Week In Photography 9th December 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week about photography: Reuters Announces Its List of Best Photos for 2012; Redditor Breaks Down All the Gear Used http://www.thephoblographer.com/2012/12/03/reuters-announces-its-list-of-best-photos-for-2012-redditor-breaks-down-all-the-gear-used/ 11 Portraits Of Life As A Post-Playboy Bunny http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671411/11-portraits-of-life-as-a-post-playboy-bunny Ethereal Macro Photos of Snowflakes in the Moments Before They Disappear http://www.petapixel.com/2012/12/07/ethereal-macro-photos-of-snowflakes-in-the-moments-before-they-disappear/ How Recording One […]

360 Photographer Markus Jalmerot Approved as Google Trusted Photographer

Example of Virtual Tour Markus Jalmerot, a London based photographer and search marketing specialist, has been approved as one of the first Google trusted photographers based in north London. 360 Photographer shoots virtual tours of London based businesses and uploads the photos to enhance viability in local search results. Google business photography is the latest […]

The Week in Photography 2nd December 2012

Here’s what caught my attention about photography on the Internet in the past week: Bokeh Photography by Joni Niemelä http://www.inspirefirst.com/2012/12/02/bokeh-photography-joni-niemel/ Final Cut Pro X and Your Existing Mac Pro Computer | CDTobie’s Photo Blog http://cdtobie.wordpress.com/2012/12/01/final-cut-pro-x-and-your-existing-mac-pro-computer/ See Some of 2012′s Most Jaw-Dropping Images In AFP’s “Photos of the Year” | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce […]

iMac Available on 30 November

CUPERTINO, California―28 November 2012―Apple® today announced the all-new iMac® will be available on Friday, 30 November. Featuring a stunning design, brilliant display with reduced reflection, faster processors and an innovative new storage option called Fusion Drive, the new iMac is the most advanced desktop Apple has ever made. The 21.5-inch iMac will be available through the […]

The Week in Photography 25th November 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week about Photography: Musician Will.i.am launching a 14-megapixel iPhone camera attachment next week http://www.idownloadblog.com/2012/11/24/will-i-am-14mp-iphone-camera/ “We May Be Seeing the Beginning of the Collapse of the Compact Camera Market” http://www.petapixel.com/2012/11/21/we-may-be-seeing-the-beginning-of-the-collapse-of-the-compact-camera-market/ 10 Great Media Players to Add Video to Your WordPress Site Effectively http://www.onextrapixel.com/2012/11/19/10-great-media-players-to-add-video-to-your-wordpress-site-effectively/ How to […]

When Photography Crosses Into Art

Photography is sometimes art and art sometimes uses photography. But what is the determining factor? The answer is that photography is art when it mirrors contemporary art concerns. So just what do I mean by that? Well tough as it might sound, contemporary art moved beyond just being beautiful or representational back with surrealism, futurism, […]

DSLR gear and no idea? Sony study reveals two-thirds of DSLR camera owners stick to auto-mode

And just much of this is to be blamed on the marketing of camera companies? Sydney, 19 November, 2012 – Australia boasts strong ownership of DSLR cameras with 30% of Australians having purchased one of these professional cameras. However according to a Sony study*, this ownership has not translated into an upgrade of skills with […]

The Week in Photography 18th November 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week about photography: Get Closer – The Morning News http://www.themorningnews.org/gallery/get-closer Shooting The Flood: Behind The MTA’s Photos Of A Sandy-Ravaged Subway | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce http://www.fastcocreate.com/1681927/shooting-the-flood-behind-the-mtas-photos-of-a-sandy-ravaged-subway#1 Drift Innovation releases the souped-up Drift HD Ghost actioncam http://www.gizmag.com/drift-hd-ghost-actioncam/24958/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=cec8597ff6-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email FocusMaker brings follow focus to […]

This Week in Photography 10th November 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet this past week about photography: In defense of telephoto lenses for street photography | The Verge Forums http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/9/3620078/in-defense-of-telephoto-lenses-for-street-photography Exquisite Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt http://abduzeedo.com/exquisite-photography-mikko-lagerstedt Pranks, Ghosts, And Gore: Amazing Photo Manipulations Before Photoshop | Co.Design: business + innovation + design http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671153/pranks-ghosts-and-gore-amazing-photo-manipulations-before-photoshop?partner=newsletter#1 Why You Should Set Your Instagram […]

Netgear R6300 WiFi Router Is A Great Speedup For A Home or Studio Network

Over the weekend I upgraded our home WiFi network to the recently released Netgear R6300 WiFi Router. This router supports all protocols up to the new 802.11ac standard. Plus it features simultaneous band technology and gives greater speed when using the older n and g standards. It supports GigaBit Ethernet for the four wired ports. […]

The Week In Photography 4th November 2012

Here’s what has caught my eye on the Internet about photography over the last two weeks (distractions stopped me doing this last week): The Year’s 20 Best Microscopic Photographs | Co.Design: business + innovation + design http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671156/the-years-20-best-microscopic-photographs?partner=newsletter#1 How to Set Up Your LinkedIn Profile: A Freelancer’s Guide http://freelanceswitch.com/freelance-marketing/set-up-your-linkedin-profile/ Liquid Art High Speed Macro Photography http://www.picturecorrect.com/tips/liquid-art-high-speed-macro-photography/ […]

Moleskine Photo Books

Just announced are these gorgeous new print on demand Moleskine Photo Books now available through a collaboration between Moleskine and award-winning international photography book publishers PQ Blackwell (creators of MILK Photo Books). They include the signature Moleskine look and feel including the Moleskine cover, rounded corners, elastic closure and expandable pocket. Moleskine + MILK introduces a […]

The Week in Photography 21st October 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Intrnet about photography this week: World-Warping Photography Bends, Twists & Tears Reality http://weburbanist.com/2012/10/20/world-warping-photography-bends-twists-tears-reality/ WordPress Gallery Plugins or WordPress Gallery Themes? http://www.sevenbyfive.net/blog/wordpress-gallery-plugins-wordpress-gallery-themes/ Zeitgeist: On Ditching the Monograph and Digital Print Culture http://pressblog.uchicago.edu/2012/10/16/zeitgeist-on-ditching-the-monograph-and-digital-print-culture.html Get your iPhone photography moving with this simple technique http://www.idownloadblog.com/2012/10/13/iphone-photography-panning/ Amazingly Detailed Underwater Photography http://abduzeedo.com/amazingly-detailed-underwater-photography

The Week In Photography 14th October 2012

Here’s what has caught my attention over the past two weeks (last weekend was crazy about photography and related areas of digital art, etc: Is this shopped? Truth, lies, and art before and after Photoshop | The Verge http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/12/3489356/is-this-shopped-truth-lies-and-art-before-and-after-photoshop The Milky Way above a ghostly sea of cloud: The amazing shots taken by an amateur […]

The Week in Photography 30th September 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet about photography in the past week: Dueling Photogs Share The Same Roll Of Film | Co.Design: business + innovation + design http://www.fastcodesign.com/1670891/dueling-photogs-share-the-same-roll-of-film?partner=newsletter#1 The Portfolio of Bokeh eBook: A Monograph on Shallow Depths http://www.photographyblogger.net/the-portfolio-of-bokeh-ebook-a-monograph-on-shallow-depths/ Photographing the Milky Way In the Moment: Michael Frye’s Landscape Photography Blog http://www.michaelfrye.com/landscape-photography-blog/2012/09/27/photographing-the-milky-way/ tackling […]

The Week in Photography 23rd September 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet this past week: 40 Tutorials to Master the New Features of Photoshop CS6 http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/design/40-tutorials-to-master-new-features-of-photoshop-cs6/ iPhone 5 and iOS 6: Polished Panoramas, Pixel Oversampling, and a Sony Sensor http://www.petapixel.com/2012/09/22/iphone-5-and-ios-6-polished-panoramas-pixel-oversampling-and-a-sony-sensor/ RISD exhibition redefines landscapes – The Brown Daily Herald – Serving the community daily since 1891 http://www.browndailyherald.com/risd-exhibition-redefines-landscapes-1.2767258#.UFzsEaTZS6Y Like Pinterest […]

Canon 6D Announced

Today, Canon Australia has made six significant announcements to its EOS, PowerShot and PIXMA lineups at photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair, currently taking place in Cologne: 1.       Canon Australia has announced the new EOS 6D Digital SLR camera, a versatile and compact mid-range Full-Frame camera offering a level of image quality, performance and creative […]

The Week in Photography 16th September 2012

Here’s what caught my eye on the Internet about photography in the past week: Writing Makes Photographers More Creative — 5 Easy Tips http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2012/09/writing-makes-photographers-more-creative-5-easy-tips/ Stunning Autumn Photography by Ildiko Neer http://www.dzinewatch.com/2012/02/stunning-autumn-photography-by-ildiko-neer/ 12 WordPress eCommerce Photography Themes To Make You Money http://www.sevenbyfive.net/blog/ecommerce-photography-themes/ Photo Gallery: How to Take Landscape Photos — National Geographic http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-tips/landscape-photos/?source=link_tw20120915photos-landsctip Review: Camera app […]

PENTAX Introduces New K-5 II & K-5 IIs DSLR Cameras

Versatile cameras feature newly developed AF sensor for stellar performance in low-light conditions, as well as high quality CMOS sensor, LCD monitor PENTAX RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION today announced the introduction of its PENTAX K-5 II and K-5 IIs flagship digital SLR cameras, designed to advance the company’s well-received K-5 camera, which launched in October […]

The Week in Photography 9th September 2012

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet about photography in the past week: The Natural Beauty of Australia – Landscape Photography by Drew Hopper http://www.photographyblogger.net/the-natural-beauty-of-australia-landscape-photography-by-drew-hopper/ 3 Concepts from Cognitive Science That Can Help You Become a Better Street Photographer http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2012/09/3-concepts-from-cognitive-science-that-can-help-you-become-a-better-street-photographer/  

D-Link Launches New 4-Bay Cloud Storage Solution for Home and Small Business Users

Cloud Storage 4000 Offers Superior Performance, Remote File Streaming, Sharing, Backup, and Management of Surveillance Solutions for Today’s Digital Home and Office FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — D-Link today announced its newest installment to its high-performance ShareCenter® storage solutions – the 4-Bay Cloud Storage 4000 (DNS-345) – is now available. Offering superior performance with a […]