Category: News

Google is Already Shutting Down Photovine

December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
Google is Already Shutting Down Photovine

So remember Photovine? It wasn’t that long ago that Google’s new photo sharing service launched. To be specific, it was a week or two ago. So, you know, this thing was brand spanking new. Why do we use the word “was?” Because Photovine is already being shut down, along with a photo sharing app called […]

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Sigma is Giving Away $2,500 in Gear on Facebook

December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sigma is Giving Away $2,500 in Gear on Facebook

Sigma is going to play Santa this year for one lucky photographer. They’re giving away gear worth up to $2,500, but unlike most contests, what you get is completely up to you. Instead of putting your hat in the ring to receive a package that Sigma put together for the giveaway, you get to create […]

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Canon Earns 30+ Awards for Customer Service, Quality and More

December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
Canon Earns 30+ Awards for Customer Service, Quality and More

The folks over at Canon are doing alright for themselves this year, especially when it comes to award season. They’ve earned over 30 honors this year, including awards for customer service and product quality. Canon boasts several awards from PCMag.com including Readers’ Choice awards for service and quality. They’ve also picked up honors from Professional […]

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Sharp is Introducing the World’s Thinnest Image Stabilizing CMOS Sensor

December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sharp is Introducing the World’s Thinnest Image Stabilizing CMOS Sensor

You might not think of Sharp when you think of cameras, but the company has developed the world’s thinnest CMOS module with image stabilization. The sensor is designed to provide higher quality image to mobile devices that are increasingly slim. The sensor is capable of 12.1 megapixel photos as well as 1080p video. Sharp says […]

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Control Lightroom Knobs and Sliders with a MIDI Controller

December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments
Control Lightroom Knobs and Sliders with a MIDI Controller

The folks that make editing software put a lot of work into making their products as user friendly as they can, but there’s something so unsatisfying about clicking and dragging sliders to the exact point that you want them.  Sometimes a hardware solution is in order. Knobroom is a program that allows you to adjust your […]

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Hasselblad Offers Half-Off Lens With H4D-40 Camera Purchase

December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments
Hasselblad Offers Half-Off Lens With H4D-40 Camera Purchase

Hasselblad has a pretty sweet deal for people picking up and H4D-40 this month that could save you up to a few thousand dollars. If you pick up a new H4D-40 with 80mm lens between now and the end of January, you’ll get 50% off a new lens. That discount can be pretty valuable, especially […]

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Nikon Resumes DSLR Production – Expects Full Production Volumes by March 2012

December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments
Nikon Resumes DSLR Production – Expects Full Production Volumes by March 2012

The flooding in Thailand affected a large number of people and destroyed businesses including several manufacturing facilities operated by camera makers.  The good news is that things are starting to recover. Nikon issued an update on the situation and things are looking good.  Water has been fully removed from the Rojana Industrial Park where the […]

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Use Old Windows and Doors to Make Unique Picture Frames

December 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
Use Old Windows and Doors to Make Unique Picture Frames

In the world of digital photography, we like to focus on everything that’s wonderful and new. After all, who wants to remember what digital photos looked like when a megapixel or two was all we could manage? But of course, that doesn’t mean we can’t take inspiration from the past. One photographer on Reddit came up with […]

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Photographer Reunited with Camera Lost Scuba Diving in 2010

December 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
Photographer Reunited with Camera Lost Scuba Diving in 2010

We’ve all lost things now and again and most of the time we know we don’t have any chance of getting them back.  Cameras especially fall into this category.  Even if we lost them quite innocently, someone finding a nice camera on the street might not be inclined to return it.  Of course, losing your […]

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CNN Lays off Photojournalists in Favor of Citizen Journalism

December 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
CNN Lays off Photojournalists in Favor of Citizen Journalism

A huge percentage of Americans now walk around with a camera in their pocket thanks to the popularity of cell phones.  Many of those phones even have decent cameras – not amazing, but enough to get the job done. Increasingly, as massive events like Occupy L.A. occur, it’s citizens on the ground that are reporting […]

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