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MIT Creates a Camera that Captures at the Speed of Light

December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
MIT Creates a Camera that Captures at the Speed of Light

Your 14fps shooting speed and 120Hz capture rate are neat and all, but researchers at MIT have you beat. Their new camera is capable of a trillion frames a second. That’s one with twelve zeros behind it; Per second! To show off their new tech, they’ve made a YouTube video briefly explaining the concept and then showing […]

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Unified Color Releases HDR Expose 2 and 32 Float V2

December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Unified Color Releases HDR Expose 2 and 32 Float V2

The folks at Unified Color have announced the release of what they say are major updates to both their HDR Expose and 32 Float programs. HDR Expose 2 is a standalone HDR application that allows you plenty of room to adjust your photos to be just the way you like, and helps you avoid some […]

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The Cam Crate Keeps Your Camera Safe From Pretty Much Everything

December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Cam Crate Keeps Your Camera Safe From Pretty Much Everything

Photographer Matt Geyster had a problem. When he went out and about shooting he didn’t have anything he could keep his camera in that would keep everything nice and safe. He needed something waterproof, mud proof, shock proof camera case that’s also simple to clean. To solve the problem, he simply made his own. The […]

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Olympus Announces New Micro Four Thirds Lens: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
Olympus Announces New Micro Four Thirds Lens: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

Hot off the press, this morning Olympus unveiled an all new M.Zuiko lens for their Micro Four Thirds cameras, like the PEN E-P3. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ is a nice moderate zoom lens with approx. 4.2x magnification. The equivalent zoom range is 24 – 100mm, giving you an adequate field of view for […]

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New Nikon 1 Firmware Allows F-Mount Lens Use

December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
New Nikon 1 Firmware Allows F-Mount Lens Use

Nikon has released a new firmware update for the Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1 V1 that will certainly be a welcomed addition for fans of the new mirrorless system. Version 1.10 of the firmware for the J1 and V1 makes the cameras compatible with F-mount lenses. You’ll still need the adapter to make the […]

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Photo Fun with Ice

December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
Photo Fun with Ice

Every season is rich with its own, unique photographic opportunities — spring blossoms, summer storms, fall foliage — but winter’s frozen wonders seem especially magical. A few days ago, Steve’s Digicams Facebook fan, photographer Brenda Bristol Dann, sent us a link to a series of ice photos she took after a happy accident. Apparently, her grandsons had been playing in the […]

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Parkside Introduces a Newly Redesigned Lens Pen

December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Parkside Introduces a Newly Redesigned Lens Pen

The Lens Pen is made to keep your lenses nice and clean, thereby keeping your images sharp and unhindered by dust, fingerprints and whatever else you may get on your optics. The newest Lens Pen release keeps the same build quality and everything that makes the Lens Pen what it is. You’ll find the same […]

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B&H Unboxing Contest Could Earn You a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
B&H Unboxing Contest Could Earn You a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

As long as there have been new cameras, there have been envious photographers drooling over the gear they want. Unboxing videos are a natural extension of this. If you’re not familiar, they’re essentially videos of people opening up their new purchases with a bit of commentary running through the video. B&H Photo wants to see […]

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Photographer Captures Gamers Next to the Characters They Play

December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Photographer Captures Gamers Next to the Characters They Play

We’re always on the look for unique and interesting takes on techniques and subjects for photographs and the latest from Robbie Cooper is quite an interesting one. He’s taken pictures of online gamers and put them next to the characters they play. Cooper says that he was inspired to undertake this project when photographing a […]

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Minolta Introduces New 4.0-Megapixel DiMAGE F100 Digital Camera

December 12, 2011 | 0 Comments
Minolta Introduces New 4.0-Megapixel DiMAGE F100 Digital Camera

Ramsey, NJ (March 13, 2002) – Minolta Corporation expands its digital camera line with the introduction of the new Minolta DiMAGE F100, the world’s first digital camera with Area autofocus (Area AF) and Subject Tracking autofocus (AF) and automatic digital subject program selection. The DiMAGE F100 features a 1/1.8-inch type CCD with 4-megapixel effective resolution. […]

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