Browsing all posts in November, 2007.

Win a D40x from Nikon World

A Nikon D40x is up for grabs! The Show Us Your Wheels contest started last October 1 and will end at 12 midnight (EST) on Decemeber 31, 2007. All you need to do to join is to submit a photo of anything with wheels. Yup, anything at all. The Nikon site even mentioned baby carriages […]

The Digital Journalist Online Magazine

I was going through different photography websites when I stumbled upon The Digital Journalist. It’s a monthly online magazine dedicated to digital photojournalism. The site was created by Dirck Halstead who used to work as a photojournalist with Time magazine. He now teaches in the University of Texas and is an imaging consultant for Hewlett […]

Getting Published on National Geographic

“Submit a favorite photo of your own on any topic of your choosing for possible publication in an upcoming issue of National Geographic. Selections will appear in both the print and online magazines.” Submit your photo here. Just for the heck of it, I went looking for information on photography jobs on Nat Geo, and […]

Flower Photography Tips

I’m more into child and infant photography than anything, but I do enjoy taking pictures of flowers (and random unknown greenery, apparently) every now and then. I’ve picked up a few things over the years. The best time to shoot flowers is when it’s overcast, after a rain shower, or the usual early morning/late afternoon. […]

Leica To Release New Lenses

German manufacturer Leica has recently announced a release of lenses for their M system. The new line is called Leica Summarit-M, and it consists of prime lenses 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 90mm. These are scheduled for delivery by the end of November 2007. “All Summarit-M lenses are shipped in velour pouches, with metal lens caps […]

Everything You Need to Know About Photography

As promised, ladies and gents: Photography, compiled by Ken Leonard. I have to say I have yet to make a significant dent on that link list of his, because damn, that is one of the longest lists I’ve ever seen, but it feels really good to know that it’s there and I can just go […]

The Ultimate Field Guide to Photography

When I started getting serious about photography, I remember wasting so much money on photography books. I’d go to bookstores and get completely carried away. There’s a wealth of information online that plenty of us make good use of nowadays – which I will blog about tomorrow because I have the motherload of all photography […]

Kinsgton Announces New CF Card Line-Up

Fountain Valley, CA – 10/29/07 – Kingston is beefing up their CompactFlash Elite Pro line up. The improvement was built with the serious photographer in mind by allowing 25MB/second (read) and 20MB/second (write), along with capacities up to 16GB. The whole line comes with a lifetime warranty. The Elite Pro cards and their suggested retail […]

The Myth of the Megapixel

The first thing most people notice when looking at cameras is the megapixel count of the unit. This is often because the higher the megapixel count, the more expensive the camera is. This whole thing has led many to believe that cameras with higher megapixels produce better images. Sadly, this is not always the case. […]

Top 10 Considerations in Buying a Digital Point & Shoot Camera

By Aimee of greeblemonkey.com Lately, several friends have purchased new digital cameras and I have been happy to help them through the process. It’s actually kind of fun, like a puzzle, to match up the right camera with the right person. But there’s also just some overall concepts I ask anyone and everyone (who will […]