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The 3 camera accessories I didn’t realize I couldn’t live without – Part 1

If you’ve been into photography for awhile there is an inevitable amount of clutter/junk/”accessories” that just kinds of fills up your camera bag over time. Maybe there’s some left-over rolls of film, if you’ve been into this for quite awhile, or the odd lens cap saving string that never quite stayed stuck on the front of the cap. Perhaps it’s that random filter that everyone just said was essential in every photographer’s bag, but now you do the same thing in Photoshop.

Processing in High Dynamic Range

Tweet Here is an exciting software package to create interesting effects with your photographs. HDR Soft ( offers a software package called Photomatix, which combines a series of photographs into a single image while retaining the qualities of the individual photographs. Although the photographs appear surreal, they are actually not enhanced “lies” where improperly exposed […]

Three Free Photo Editing Applications

Tweet In the not so distant past it was necessary for a photographer to have a solid understanding of photographic principles to avoid burning excessive amounts of film on bad photographs. Processing photographs generally meant sending the roll of film to a processing lab. For those who had the resources, a darkroom with chemicals, enlargers, […]

Point of View Camera Systems

Tweet Adrenaline junkies have spoken and they have been heard! Many people who are active in extreme sports cannot take the time to stop what they are doing to snap photos while they are engaged in their sport or activity. In the past few years, Point of View (POV) camera systems have exploded within the […]

Canon Rebel XS DSLR Review

Tweet Although, digital SLR cameras have redefined photography, until five years ago they were meant only for professionals. For the average person, they were quite exorbitantly priced. When Canon launched its EOS 300D five years ago, it shot to fame, as the 300D (Rebel) was preferred by many as an affordable solution. After launching the […]

Review: Samsung HZ1 Super-zoom Point and Shoot Camera

Tweet Samsung, which has emerged as a major player in a wide range of consumer electronics including cell phones, televisions and camcorders, is once again keeping the consumer electronics world on edge, by taking the covers off its latest super-zoom-cum-wide-angle point and shoot camera. No sooner did Samsung hint at the HZ1 camera with 10x […]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 – Review

Tweet Although the old point and shoot camera is becoming trendier, the digital SLR is evolving at a pace that is difficult to catch up with. Most people prefer the point and shoot camera because it is compact and trendy, and can be easily slipped into your bag. Moreover, you don’t have to bother about […]

Hitachi, Canon and Matsushita Join Forces

Tweet It is official three giants Hitachi, Matsushita (Panasonic) and Canon are joining forces to take the LCD world by storm. On one hand Panasonic and Canon have both accepted to take 24.9% ownership of Hitachi Displays, and will use the investment to continue their advancement in LCD technology. And on the other hand Hitachi’s […]

Ricoh GR Digital II firmware v1.12 Available

Tweet Japanese Company Ricoh Ltd has been hard at work to improve its GR Digital II premium digital compact camera. Ricoh recently revealed the fruits of its labor which is the firmware v1.12. This update improves image quality at lower resolutions and also fixes a couple of issues regarding the ADJ lever. Additionally the lens […]

Samsung’s Wireless 8-inch SPF-83V Digital Photo Frame

Tweet Samsung Electronics America Inc. has launched the Samsung SPF-83V which is a new 8 inch digital photo frame.The frame uses Microsoft technology which enables photographs to be viewed wirelessly from sharing sites such as Windows Live Spaces or from your PC of course. Additionally the 8-inch frame sports an 800 x 600 resolution display […]

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