Adobe Hacked – Member Data Compromised

Adobe Featured News Software Uncategorized

Yesterday, Adobe announced its network had been hacked and source code and member were data stolen.

Read More »

Fireworks Photography Tips

Featured Photography Tips Uncategorized Fireworks Photography Resources Everyone enjoys fireworks. And for photographers, taking pictures that really capture the essence of a fireworks show makes the experience that much more rewarding. A tripod and slow shutter speeds are the trick to capturing fireworks. It’s not difficult and every photographer should try it at least once. Below, you’ll […]

Read More »

Sony Alpha SLT-A55 Review

Camera Reviews Featured Mirrorless Sony Uncategorized

 The 16-megapixel Sony Alpha SLT-A55 was introduced in 2010. It has a full range of exposure modes, 1920 x 1080 full HD video, a new 15-point auto focus system with continuous auto focus in movie mode, 10 frames per second maximum burst rate, a tilt-swivel LCD display and an electronic viewfinder (EVF) instead of an […]

Read More »

F-Stop Satori Camera Backpack – Featured User Review

Accessory Reviews Bags Featured Uncategorized User Reviews

 F-Stop is one of just a couple of companies that makes camera packs truly designed with serious outdoor and action sports photographers needs in mind. The Satori is F-Stop Gear’s biggest, expedition-sized pack. It’s a unique camera pack and Pat Branch’s user review gives us a chance to give the F-Stop Satori some well-deserved extra […]

Read More »

New Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G Lens Announced

Featured Lenses News Nikon Uncategorized

 Nikon has a new “normal” 50mm lens, the AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G. I apologize to the Niko-philes reading this, but at first I wasn’t sure how this lens was different from the three other Nikon 50mm lenses. However, I did a little research and found that it is, in fact, different. The “G” designation is […]

Read More »

Eye-Fi Mobile X2 Card Connects Cameras To Android, iPhone And iPad

Memory Cards News Software Uncategorized

 The folks at Eye-Fi have done some neat stuff with their Wi-Fi digital camera memory cards. But their latest announcement takes the cake. With their new Mobile X2 SDHC memory card and a corresponding Eye-Fi app for your Android phone, iPhone, iPad, or Android tablet you can wirelessly transfer photos from your digital camera to […]

Read More »

Think Tank Retrospective 5 Bag For Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Bags Leica Mirrorless News Olympus Panasonic Uncategorized

 Think Tank Photo has a new camera bag designed especially for Micro Four Thirds and rangefinder camera systems. The Think Tank Retrospective 5 shoulder bag can carry a complete Micro Four Thirds or rangefinder camera system or a digital SLR with a couple of extra lenses. The throwback canvas styling of Think Tank’s Retrospective camera […]

Read More »

My Red Carpet Photography Experience

Events Featured Olympus Photography Tips Uncategorized

 I shot the red carpet. Well, actually it was yellow. It wasn’t the Academy Awards or anything that glamorous but it was my first taste of that kind of mob scene – although on a much smaller scale. Olympus invited me to attend the Vail Film Festival with them and one of the things they […]

Read More »

New Fujifilm FinePix Z900 EXR CMOS Pocket Camera

Fujifilm News Point and Shoot Uncategorized

 Earlier this week, Fujifilm announced a new pocket-sized Z-Series “fashion-forward” camera featuring a new 16-megapixel EXR CMOS sensor. The Fujifilm FinePix Z900 EXR camera also has a 16:9 touchscreen LCD display, 1080p full HD video, a new EXR Auto mode and the high-speed CMOS sensor allows a 12 frames per second burst mode and 320 […]

Read More »

Olympus 75-300mm Micro Four Thirds Zoom Lens Review

Accessory Reviews Featured Lenses Mirrorless Olympus Uncategorized

One of my favorite things about the Olympus Four Thirds digital SLR system is their 70-300mm zoom lens. Now there’s Micro Four Thirds version for the Pen system cameras, the Olympus 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 ED MSC zoom lens. I was in Vail, Colorado with Olympus last week, playing with their camera gear and one of the […]

Read More »

Nikon Announces D5100 DSLR And ME-1 Stereo Mic

Featured News Nikon Uncategorized

 Details about this are already all over the Web because of the bean-spillers but tonight Nikon officially announced a new digital SLR – the D5100. The 16-megapixel Nikon D5100 fits into the Nikon digital SLR lineup between the entry-level D3100 and the prosumer D7000. With the same imaging sensor and EXPEED 2 image processing as […]

Read More »

Hands-On With The Olympus Tough TG-610 Waterproof Camera

Camera Reviews Featured Olympus Point and Shoot Uncategorized Underwater

I’m at the Vail Film Festival with Olympus and they’ve given me their latest waterproof, shockproof camera to play with, the 14-megapixel Olympus Tough TG-610. Apparently this is one of the first available working models so I figured it would be cool to get a little quickie hands-on article and video posted (see below). The […]

Read More »

Canon 50mm “Nifty-Fifty” Lens – Featured User Review

Accessory Reviews Canon Featured Lenses Uncategorized User Reviews

 I dug up this review of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II “Nifty-Fifty” prime lens to show off what is arguably one of the best camera gear buys you can make. The Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens can be had for less than $100 US dollars, it’s got great optics and it’s an excellent low light […]

Read More »

Leica X1 Firmware Update

Leica News Uncategorized

 A firmware update has been released for the Leica X1, a premium fixed lens APS-C digital camera. The new firmware offers multiple enhancements to the X1′s manual focusing, improves auto focus performance and also improves the camera’s JPEG image quality.

Read More »

Lexar Shipping 128 GB SDXC Memory Cards

Digital Storage Lexar Memory Cards News Uncategorized

 Lexar has begun delivering the first 128 GB SDXC memory cards – the largest SD format cards currently available. The SDXC (eXtended Capacity) format was developed to accommodate 1920 x 1080 HD video files as well as large still image files from high-resolution cameras. The SDXC format was announced in 2009 (SDXC memory card announcement) […]

Read More »