DxO Optics Pro v7.5.3 now supports the Canon EOS 650D,the Sony SLT-A37, and the Sony NEX-F3

300 new DxO Optics Modules added DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v7.5.3 for Mac and Windows, its image processing software of reference for all serious amateurs and professional photographers. This update means that DxO Optics Pro 7 now supports the Canon EOS 650D, the Sony NEX-F3 compact digital with interchangeable […]

Canon Australia Opens A Canon Academy That Directly Competes With Those Of Us Who Teach Photography And Support Canon

Canon has announced in Australia the opening of the Canon Academy to offer workshops and courses on photography. They have done this by partnering with an existing workshop organisation, URCreative. I have to say that I think this is a really bad idea, and let me explain why. There is an active community already of […]

New Products from Think Tank Photo

Our Friends at Think Tank Photo just announced that their line-up of new gear went live on their website this morning.  The new products include: ·         Airport 4-Sight – Think Tank’s first four-wheel  roller ·         Retrospective 7 – This new addition to this popular shoulder bag line is designed to hold an iPad. ·         SD […]

Sony launches NEX-F3 camera with 180° tilt LCD screen for easy self portraits

New NEX series camera from Sony APS-C size 16.1 megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor Auto Portrait Framing for easy, top-quality portraits 180° tilting LCD screen for self-portraits Built-in flash for low-light shooting   Sydney, 17 May, 2012: Sony Australia today launched the latest Compact System Camera, the NEX-F3, packing DSLR- features into a small […]

New Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS Has f2.0 Lens

Durability Unites with DSLR-Image Quality, Best-In-Class f2.0 Lens, Full 1080p HD Video and Amazing Features for Thrill Seekers, Reef-Loving Explorers and Everyone In Between CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 8, 2012 Olympus draws on its heritage of creating rugged, durable cameras that take the worry out of life-on-the-go shooting with the new Olympus TG-1 iHS. Marking a revolution […]

Leica Launches New Products Including A Digital M-series Especially for Black and White Photography

Today at the Leica “Das Wesentliche” Event in Berlin, Leica Camera AG unveiled a host of new products to the Leica portfolio. We are pleased to share the following announcements: Leica S-System Expanded By Five S-Lenses With Central Shutter: Available From October 2012 Leica Camera AG Expands The Leica S Professional Camera System: New Leica […]

The Week in Photography 6th May 2012

Here’s what caught my eye on the Internet this week about photography: 7 Myths About Portfolio Reviews Debunked http://blog.photoshelter.com/2012/05/7-myths-about-portfolio-reviews-debunked/ CameraBag2: Photo Editing http://thetravelphotographer.blogspot.com/2012/05/camerabag2-photo-editing.html How to Use White Balance Creatively http://photo.tutsplus.com/articles/theory/how-to-use-white-balance-creatively/ How To Photograph the Perfect Lightning Photo http://www.photopoly.net/how-to-photograph-the-perfect-lightning-photo/ Blurred Background Photography http://www.picturecorrect.com/tips/blurred-background-photography/ Wood Camera: yet another iPhone camera app, but with some unique twists http://thenextweb.com/apps/2012/05/05/wood-camera-yet-another-iphone-camera-app-but-with-some-unique-twists/?awesm=tnw.to_1EJ3X […]

Initial Infrared Photography Review Testing of the Sony a77 dSLR

Here I present the initial test results of shooting infrared with a Sony a77 dSLR camera, using a Hoya R72 IR filter. The Sony is a nice camera for shooting IR, with the tilting screen. Leaving the camera in Program mode it gave an exposure of 20 seconds, f5.6 and 100ISO in a part cloudy […]