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The New Nikon D90

The D90 is now available at Amazon.com for $1,198.95, body only. You can also purchase it with the 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S VR DX Nikkor Zoom Lens as a bundled kit for $1,278.75. Yup, they’re all ganging up on us in effort to drain our bank accounts right before Christmas. The blogosphere has been going […]

No Longer a Rumor: Canon 50D and the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

You can now pre-order these items. The Canon 50D retails at $1,400 at Amazon, body only. You can also choose to purchase it with the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens as a bundled kit for $2,099.99. Get ready to weep. Canon just issued a press release announcing the Canon 50D. At first glance […]

Weekly Linkies, 08/21/08

Congratulations, Leah and Samantha! Thanks to everyone who joined the photography book giveaway! It was so great hearing from you guys. We took note of your article suggestions and we will be writing about those soon enough. In the meantime, we direct you to some good reads around the Internets. Creating Your Own Photography BlogPhotocritic.orgNothing […]

The Digital Photography Companion Giveaway

Jeff and I were contacted a couple of weeks ago by O’Reilly Media, asking if we write book reviews, and whether we would like to look at a copy of this beginner-friendly book. It’s The Digital Photography Companion, by professional photographer and teacher Derrick Story (who incidentally is also a blogger over at The Digital […]

Weekly Linkies, 08/13/08

Hi, folks. This is Lisa again with our not-so-weekly weekly linkies. This week we’ve got contests galore on our usual haunts that you might want to join. The prizes are pretty cool. But before we get to that, I’d just like to share that we recently got featured on my.yahoo.com.To the new susbcribers, hello! Welcome […]

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How Tough is your Digital SLR?

When going through online reviews of different DSLRs you will often find a category where they rate a unit’s build quality. Build quality refers to how much abuse your unit can take before you have to retire it to DSLR heaven. The biggest factor that affects a unit’s build quality is the material used for […]

Beyond Megapixels after 9 Months

Hello, Beyond Megapixels readers! This is a miraculous day around these parts because it’s going to be a two-post day. (Pause for collective gasp.) I know, I know. It’s unbelievable. Anyway, we have some free time right now so I figured now would be a good time to give you readers an update on how […]

Some Lighting Tips for Beginners

One important thing that separates snapshots from creative portraits is learning to work with directional light. Directional light can mean anything from off-camera lighting set-ups to a window with sunlight streaming through it. Below are some examples on how you can make directional light work for you. FORM AND TEXTURE Form and texture are basic […]

Weekly Linkies, 06/22/08

Your Guide to Buying Old Film CamerasEpic Edits WeblogJeff and I have been on a bit of a film kick again lately. This article is a must-read if you’re planning on going back to film anytime soon.Portrait Lighting Cheat Sheet CardDIYPhotography.netUdi just all around rocks it with this article. Lighting for portraits made simple. Photography […]