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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 […]

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 […]

The Best Photoblogs

We often scour the internet for inspiration of the non-gear kind. We have to balance it somehow. These are the photoblogs we find ourselves going back to again and again: 3191 is run by Stephanie and Mav. They live 3191 miles apart. This photoblog documents their mornings. BFK Photography: Visions of Southern Indiana is run […]