Canon has shown a 29.2 x 20.2mm size 13,280 x 9.184 pixel CMOS camera sensor. It can also do full HD video from any 1920 x 1080 pixel area of the sensor. Now the mind boggles at a 50D type camera with such a sensor. The real issue has to be the lens resolution, unless [...]
Color Confidence announce a raised benchmark in colour accurate display with the new NEC SpectraView 241 & 271 monitors Best in class for colour critical work – ideal for photographers and designers Numerous new features for image quality and stability, together with superb usability Birmingham, UK, 24th August 2010 – Europe’s leading independent colour management [...]
Sony redefines the DSLR category – a world first in Translucent Mirror Technology New 55 and 33 cameras deliver impressive digital still images of up to 10 frames per second and Quick Auto Focus Full HD Movie recording Sydney – 24 August, 2010 – Sony Australia today announced two new cameras, the 55 and 33, [...]
Canon U.S.A. Announces New EOS 7DSV (Studio Version) DSLR Camera With New Optional Canon Barcode Solution To Help Streamline Data Management For Large Scale Environments New “Locking” Feature is Included in The EOS 7D Studio Version For Administrative Control Over Camera Functionality LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., August 17, 2010 – For wedding and portrait photographers, one [...]
In an interesting and timely development, HP has released a paper preset for their Z3200 large format printer line to make the production of digital negatives for alternative chemical photographic processed, like platinum and palladium printing easier. This is timely indeed, because of a rise in interest in what is called alternative printing processes and [...]
The Photography Business, Part 6: Changing Your Range of Services is now up on the HP Pro Photo blog.
Phoozl.com is a website for photographers who like games. At launch it had about 30 games. One word of warning, it is a Flash-based site, so don’t try viewing it from an iPad. The site looks great, the games are fun and work well. Basically it comes down to this: if you like the types [...]
It you are considering getting into writing apps for the iPhone, this excellent book is the one to get. iPhone Application Development for Dummies 2nd Edition By Neal Goldstein Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis, 2010 ISBN: 978-0-470-56843-9 This well written and planned book takes you through the details of iPhone app development by using easy to understand [...]
The B-510DN is a business printer, A4 or letter sized and very useful for photographers as well. This is a four-colour printer, so it is not one that photographers would naturally consider. However a photography studio or even a hobbyist at home has need for the following: A fast printer for general printing tasks; Good [...]
A really interesting thing I found was a tutorial on prototyping iPad and iPhone applications by using Keynote, Apple’s Powerpoint equivalent to build an interactive prototype that will let you test the user interface before building it. Impressive. The tutorial is on Amir Khella’s blog. He also has a website that sells the themes for [...]
Wayne’s second book: Photography Wisdom: A Practical Guide To Successful Photography and Self Expression is now out and selling on Amazon. Photography Wisdom A Practical Guide To Successful Photography and Self Expression Wayne J. Cosshall ISBN: 978-0-9807500-1-0 Whatever your experience in photography, Photography Wisdom will help you to make your images better by giving you [...]
Artisan 835 and Artisan 725 Deliver Unbeatable Features and Fit the Decor of any Room LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing desktop printing solutions, today introduced its new line of Artisan® all-in-ones – the Artisan 835 and Artisan 725. With image quality preferred by consumers [...]
Part 5 of my photography business series is up on the HP Professional Photography blog. It is on the topic of whether to diversify or specialise.
Part 4 of this growing series on the business of photography is now up on the HP Professional Photography blog.
HBO, Sony Pictures, Turner, USA Network, Viacom, Warner Brothers and Others Ready Flash Content for Mobile Press Release SYDNEY, Australia, — June 22, 2010 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the release of Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 to mobile platform partners. Redesigned from the ground up with new performance and mobile specific features, Flash [...]
A powerful lens simulation plug-in for tilt and depth of field effects. Press Release Wilmington, NC, Human Software today announces the immediate availability of DepthField a lens simulation plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® and Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, Apple Aperture in 32 or 64bit mode. With DepthField photographers can draw attention to their subject by manipulating focus [...]
Compact, lightweight and improved functionality make the new DSLR perfect for beginners looking to achieve professional image results Press Release Sydney – 24 June 2010 – Sony Australia has introduced the latest addition to its range with the launch of the entry-level 390. High quality images can easily be captured with the impressive 14.2 megapixel [...]
Many students doing a photography or fine art study program fail completely to get out of it all they could. Here is how to improve on this. During the course of a semester of study, students are caught up in the tasks of note taking and doing projects/assignments. This dominates all thinking: the looming deadlines [...]
The EPSON International Pano Awards 2010 Professional and amateur photographers around the world were invited to enter The EPSON International Photographic Pano Awards to compete for over $13,000 in cash and prizes. The inaugural 2010 EPSON International Pano Awards is dedicated to the art of panoramic photography. Advances in digital photography and software such as [...]
The third part of my photography business series is up on the HP Pro Photo blog. It is on the topic of what to charge for your photography products and services.
An article from today on Fast Company presents some really interesting information about smart phone takeup rates and market penetration, so I recommend you go to the article and look it over. It has me thinking about many things to do with the iPhone and iPad. What it shows is that while smart phones are [...]
Immediate Availability of Adobe HTML5 Pack Announced at Google I/O This is great news for those of us trying to support the iPad with websites we already have or are developing. Read the press release below.
Part 2 of my photography business series is now up on the HP Professional Photography blog. It is on the topic of Time Management.
Wayne’s first photography book (2nd book) is about to be available for sale. It should be selling on Amazon in about 2 weeks and other outlets in following months. eBook versions for the main platforms are being developed now and should be out shortly. Photography Wisdom A Practical Guide To Successful Photography and Self Expression [...]
Homage: Contemporary Art in Digital Media ̶ a traveling exhibit Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery ̶ July 9 to August 21, 2010 Art Institute of California ̶ September 11 to October 15, 2010 The Digital Art Guild’s current exhibition will engage viewers in a variety of conversations. The artists have cast their images as an [...]
I’ve started a new series on the HP professional photography blog about the business of photography. Somewhat controversial in places, I try to spell things out bluntly.
Starting an iPhone Application Business for Dummies is part of the brilliant for Dummies series that covers pretty much everything. The book covers what you need to get your head around to setup a proper iPhone business and get it right from the start. Starting an iPhone Application Business for Dummies By Aaron Nicholson, Joel [...]
I tend to be very conservative with software updates on my MacBook, as it is my main writing machine. But some software I wanted to run forced me to do the upgrade to the latest Mac OS X version. And a great update it is. Snow Leopard brings 64-bit computing to the Mac core applications [...]
Eye Candy is a plug-in set of filters for Photoshop and compatible software that is aimed much more at graphic designers than photographers, though I think many photographers will also find uses for it.
The following product announcement seems to offer some interesting potential to photographers and artists: Roland DGA Corp. has introduced the MPX-90 desktop impact printer, an easy-to-use personalization device for jewelry, gift items and accessories. Based on the Roland Photo Marking System (RPMS), the MPX-90 uses a durable diamond-tipped stylus to imprint hard surfaces including stainless [...]