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Hewlett-Packard Online Sale

I’ve been a very bad blogger. Jeff’s been doing most of the writing here as of late, and I feel just a wee bit guilty. Let me make amends by pointing you to this HP sale. I just read the press release, and no, we’re not earning from this. They’re offering free shipping for everything […]

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 […]

The Best Photoblogs, Part II

Here are some of my finds today: 365portraits.comCatchy Colors PhotoblogHey Girl, Nice Shot: It Takes More Than a Camera to Go ProPhotografr.com: Photography News and Appreciation Here’s an article on 12 Ways to Make a Black & White Photo. Very informative. I’m a big fan of the Channel Mixer. Jeff and I are FINALLY upgrading […]

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 […]