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David B. Brooks  |  Apr 01, 2010  |  0 comments

LaCie recently began offering a new set of high-performance LCD displays, dubbed their 700 Series. First of all, the screens are high-performance, fine-resolution displays like few I have tested and reviewed. The 700 Series has two features which add immensely to the character and perceptual quality of the color images displayed. Most LCD display screens available today utilize a set of CCFL...

C.A. Boylan  |  Mar 01, 2010  |  0 comments

Pro-Optic’s Affordable Fisheye
Pro-Optic has announced the 8mm Pro-Optic Fish-Eye lens, featuring a breakthrough in optical design for the first affordable fisheye lens designed for D-SLRs that have APS-sized sensors. Most fisheye lenses are designed for cameras with 35mm-sized sensors and when placed on an APS sensor, the edges of the image are cut off. Not so...

George Schaub  |  Feb 01, 2010  |  0 comments

The latest manifestation of desktop back-up devices from Western Digital, the My Book Studio Edition II, makes what might have seemed to some as a difficult task—backing up and retrieving image and other files—quite easy.

David B. Brooks  |  Feb 01, 2010  |  0 comments

One of the most important aspects of this product package is that it’s the first to offer ideal color reproduction for digital photography in an integrated package at a cost many individual photographers can afford.

Eric Bone  |  Feb 01, 2010  |  1 comments

This short guide is intended to describe common card performance measurements and explain how these metrics give you the ability to make the most of your D-SLR.

C.A. Boylan  |  Feb 01, 2010  |  0 comments

The Spyder3Express From Datacolor
Datacolor has introduced the Spyder3Express monitor calibration system. This easy-to-use system is for both Mac and PC users and features unlimited license seats so you can calibrate every monitor in the house, regardless of the operating system. The suggested retail price is $89.

 

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C.A. Boylan  |  Jan 01, 2010  |  First Published: Dec 07, 2009  |  0 comments

Denny Mfg. Adds To Photo Gift Line
The Denny Manufacturing Co., Inc. has added single-sided statues and T-shirts to their current photo gift line. The new statues are mounted to acrylic and then cut out removing the background from the photo. The single-sided statues were added to complement the existing double-mounted statues which totally encase the photo in acrylic.

George Schaub  |  Dec 01, 2009  |  0 comments

I realized the importance of taking location notes years back when preparing a large selection of slides for a stock agency. I was going through my “Italy” file and began to segregate out images of church interiors. Spectacular and, at the time I shot them, unforgettable locales quickly turned into a confusion of altars, statues, and naves, most of which I couldn’t honestly...

C.A. Boylan  |  Dec 01, 2009  |  0 comments

Photo Displays From TAP
TAP offers a variety of unique ways to display and safely store your prints. The Memory Cube is a 3D display that holds a 2x3” portrait in either a vertical or horizontal format. It is available in different styles, folds flat for storage or mailing, and can be assembled in seconds. Photo Insert Cards hold 4x6” photos and are available in...

C.A. Boylan  |  Nov 01, 2009  |  0 comments

Tamrac Adds To Ultra Pro Series
For professionals who need to carry a moderate amount of equipment, finding the right size shoulder bag can often be a difficult task. Most small shoulder bags aren’t large enough to accommodate the large f/2.8 lenses and shades that these photographers use. Many of the large shoulder bags that can accommodate these lenses are simply...

C.A. Boylan  |  Oct 01, 2009  |  0 comments

Tenba’s Mixx Bags: Lightweight And Handy
Tenba has launched their first major enthusiast/prosumer collection called Mixx. This new collection comprises a broad range of bags—from small pouches and top load bags for point-and-shoot cameras and single SLR setups to shoulder bags and a daypack to fit larger camera systems. Mixx is both colorfully styled and...

C.A. Boylan  |  Sep 01, 2009  |  0 comments

Rm3d Rangefinder Camera From ARCA-SWISS
ARCA-SWISS has introduced the Rm3d, a precision handheld rangefinder camera. The body, which is specifically designed for professional handheld film or digital photography, is equipped with vertical and horizontal shift systems and a tilting lens mount. The Rm3d has an auto-locking horizontal and vertical shift system on the film...

C.A. Boylan  |  Aug 01, 2009  |  0 comments

Tamron’s SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II Macro Lens
Tamron’s 60mm Macro lens is designed for use with Canon, Nikon, and Sony D-SLRs. It measures 3.15x2.9” and weighs just 14.1 oz. The SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II LD (IF) Macro 1:1 lens covers an equivalent angle of view of 93mm when converted to 35mm format and offers a maximum aperture of f/2.0.

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Jon Canfield  |  Jul 01, 2009  |  0 comments

There are three major things happening in the memory card world today.

George Schaub  |  Jan 01, 2009  |  1 comments

The photokina trade fair held in Cologne, Germany, every two years has a solid reputation for previews and announcements meant to shake up the practices and worldviews of photographers, be they amateur or pro. This can come in the form of products real and imagined, with some making it to shelves and others just a wistful dream of designers and engineers who hope what they propose will become the...

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