Sony’s latest refinements to its Translucent Mirror Technology make these new cameras the fastest, most responsive interchangeable lens cameras in their class, as well as set new performance benchmarks that even professional DSLRs have yet to achieve. The α77 and α65 both feature a newly developed Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with 24.3 effective megapixel resolution, as well as the world’s first XGA OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder. The sensor teams with the next generation of Sony’s BIONZ image processing engine to handle huge amounts of high speed data from the camera sensor, enabling unprecedented response times and flawless image quality with ultra-low noise when shooting still images or Full HD video.
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The Inspired Eye III – Notes on Creativity for Photographers by David duChemin was released today and is designed to help you understand creativity in a way that will result in better photographs. All successful photographers tend to develop their own unique creative process over time, usually as an ever changing process. This book, as […]
Recently I received an invitation letter with a photo stamp in my mailbox and was struck by how much of an impression a little stamp can make. Seems like a great promotional opportunity for any photographer to attract new customers. Many photographers have started using personalized photo stamps on their postage as a fun way to communicate with friends and family and as an effective marketing technique for their business. They also make a very unique and creative gift for friends and family. Users simply upload any image to the web site, customize it using the easy-to-use toolbox (which includes zoom, rotate, and a choice of border colors), and place their order.
This video has been receiving a lot of attention recently. It follows professional climbing photographer Jimmy Chin on a daring assignment for National Geographic as he attempts to tell the story of climbers who are on the cutting edge of what is possible. Some of the greatest climbing feats in history have been happening recently on the cliffs of Yosemite, imagine if your job was to capture photos of those events. Many consider Jimmy Chin to be one of the best adventure photographers in the world. He is a North Face athlete and is regularly recruited by National Geographic to follow explorers to the edges of the earth.
Nature photographers worldwide are watching a scandal that has come to light in Sweden over the last few days. Terje Helloso, a widely regarded nature photographer, was exposed and subsequently admitted to publishing multiple photographs in which endangered (hard to find) animals were inserted into nature scenes using Photoshop. It was due to some of […]
Building off of the award winning innovations from its predecessors, the COOLPIX S1200pj encourages a new level of content sharing with a powerful and brighter 20-lumen built-in projector. For added versatility, the COOLPIX S1200pj works with an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch allowing users to project images and movies stored on these devices as well as online content. In addition, the camera maintains the ability to project content from a computer, such as presentations of multimedia content.
The COOLPIX AW100’s newly designed rugged chassis is built to withstand harsh environments, yet is compact and lightweight enough to pack for a weekend on the trail. Ready to conquer the rocks, the ice and the waves, the AW100 hosts a myriad of Nikon core technologies aimed at providing stunning images and Full HD 1080p movie recording as well as new GPS technologies for outdoor enthusiasts.
Topaz B&W Effects is a new powerful tool for black and white photographers. It provides users with a variety of tools, making it easy to create unique and stunning black and white compositions. Definitely worth checking out if you like the black and white medium of photography. Topaz B&W Effects features over 150 presets that […]
Making Light – An Introduction to Off-Camera Flash by Piet Van den Eynde was released today and is designed to help you master external flash photography. The author says “I don’t know about you, but flash used to scare me. I found it to be complicated, difficult to pre-visualize (I’m talking about the pre-digital era here), and lacking quality results. Of course, I only put my flash on my camera and the furthest I got to softening the light was to bounce my flash behind me. I worked on full auto because I found all the rest way too complicated. So, I was an available-light photographer for a long time. Not so much by persuasion as by lack of understanding and, therefore, lack of alternative. If you have a similar attitude to flash, then this eBook is for you.”
We just posted a question on the new PictureCorrect Facebook Page as our first audience poll: What Brand of Camera Do You Use? Please take a moment to respond if you can, it will be interesting to compare and contrast what everyone is using. We started this inquiry last night and so far almost 1000 people have responded. Please feel free to add any brands we may have missed to the ongoing poll on our Facebook Page. If you happen to use two different brands, please respond with the brand you prefer to use or the one that you use most of the time. Keep up with PictureCorrect on our New Facebook Page.