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Canon Releases Firmware Update for EOS 40D

The firmware update (Version 1.0.5) incorporates the following improvements and fixes. When playing back images just after recovering from Auto Power Off, the display now shows the last image played back. During remote shooting, images are now displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor right after they are taken. Corrects a warning message in Korean that […]

Nikon Releases AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR, a new DX-NIKKOR zoom lens with built-in Silent Wave Motor and Vibration Reduction. This compact, lightweight and affordable 3x zoom NIKKOR lens offers remarkable versatility and covers the essential focal range of 18 to 55mm. AF-S DX […]

Sigma Announces 10mm and 4.5mm Fisheye Lenses

Sigma announces the release of two new Fisheye Lenses. The 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC CIRCULAR FISHEYE HSM and the 10mm F2.8 EX DC FISHEYE HSM lens are both for exclusively designed for digital SLRs with an APS-C size sensor. Both lenses use Sigma’s Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) for fast and quiet focusing and allows full […]

Canon USA Announces New Baby Photo Contest

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., November 13, 2007 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging technology, has announced a “New Baby Photo Contest” offering contestants the opportunity to share eligible images of new additions to their family, and possibly win a prize that will help to pay for future education costs. “When a newborn is […]

Epson Releases A New Affordable 4″x6″ Printer

Epson recently released the PictureMate Dash. This compact 4″x6″ printer has a lot of features for those looking for an affordable photo printer. ~ Large 3.6” LCD photo viewer~ Crop, resize and remove red eye – PC-free~ Border-free 4″ x 6″ Photos in as fast as 37 sec~ Photos last 2 – 4 times longer […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS

The wife has been getting a ridiculous amount of hits on her blog regarding the yet to be released Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS lens. We first heard about this from the Canon store we usually buy our stuff from almost a month ago and at that time, the only information they had was the […]

Canon Europe Recalls EOS-1D Mark III

There have been reported problems concerning the Auto Focus function of the new Canon EOS-1D Mark III. Apparently, the camera has problems tracking moving objects while using the AI Servo continuous shooting mode under high temperatures. Canon released a statement saying that the problem was caused by a faulty AF mirror in some units. You […]

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