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HDR Software Review – Photomatix Light

HDR Software Review – Photomatix Light

Photomatix Light is designed for photographers who want a clean, straightforward introduction to HDR, but is powerful enough to produce superior-looking results. Photomatix Pro is the software preferred by the majority of professional HDR photos, but this light version was recently made available for photographers looking for a quicker and easier solution to producing professional […]

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Sony TX9, T99 and WX5 3D Digital Cameras

Sony TX9, T99 and WX5 3D Digital Cameras

The DSC-TX9, which has a 3.5-inch 921k resolution LCD touchscreen, and the DSC-WX5, which has a 2.8-inch LCD screen, also let you view images in a whole new way. Unlike 3D Sweep Panorama mode, which lets you view your 3D images on compatible 3D television systems, Sweep Multi Angle lets you view images moving in simulated 3D right on the cameras’ LCD screen by tilting the camera back and forth. This new shooting feature captures 15 images at different angles and then compiles them into one photo, creating a 3D-like effect on the display.

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100% Reliable Flash Photography eBook Review

100% Reliable Flash Photography eBook Review

Edward Verosky has just released an eBook aimed to make photographers more confident in all flash photography situations. Flash photography is definitely a tricky subject, I know that I have been one to panic at dimly lighted events when people are depending on me to capture great photos. This new book is called 100% Reliable Flash Photography and is all about gaining the skill and confidence you need to create great images with the most basic and available lighting sources.

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A390 and DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390 and DSLR-A290

Ideal for first-time DSLR users, the DSLR-A390 (α390) and DSLR-A290 (α290) offer a dramatic step up in picture quality and creative options from point-and-shoot compact cameras. Just as importantly, they’re beautifully easy to use, even if you’ve never handled a DSLR camera before. With a resolution of 14.2 effective megapixels for flawless, low-noise images, both cameras offer the speedy shooting responses that are prized by DSLR users. The α390 adds the extra benefit of Quick AF Live View.

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Try Printing One of Your Photos on Canvas for Free

Try Printing One of Your Photos on Canvas for Free

A canvas print, also known as a stretched canvas or canvas art, is the result of an image printed onto canvas which is stretched, or gallery-wrapped, onto a frame and displayed. Canvas printing can provide better looking photos and greater quality prints. The nature of the canvas material means that high levels of photo reproduction offer exceptional realism from any photo. Canvas People is offering a free 8×10 canvas print of any photo you choose as a way to try out their service. You can get the free 8×10 or get $55 off a larger print – your choice.

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Panasonic Lumix FX75

Panasonic Lumix FX75

Panasonic announced today the new LUMIX DMC-FX75, a super-slim digital camera that packs big features, including a 24mm ultra-wide-angle F2.2 bright LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON lens with 5x optical zoom, which can be used while shooting High Definition video. The slim and stylish LUMIX FX75, a 14.1-megapixel digital camera is one of Panasonic’s high-performing hybrid models with the ability to not only take high-quality still photos, but can also record HD video in the AVCHD Lite format.

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Seeing the Light E-Book Preview and Review

Seeing the Light E-Book Preview and Review

The aim of this eBook is to expose photographers to some of these opportunities through examples, detailed descriptions and diagrams of setups from my own photographic experiences. Essentially, the eBook is of those who find themselves in the same situation as me – on the move, with a need to stay compact and in love with light. The eBook is broken up into three sections: Flash, Reflector Light and Natural Light. I’ve purposely placed them in this order, from types of light which are easiest to manage, to those which are the hardest. I feel that looking at real-life examples is the best way to learn and so I have included multiple images, descriptions and diagrams, which deconstruct particular lighting scenarios.

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Canon Powershot SD4000 IS

Canon Powershot SD4000 IS

Placing top-level Canon features in a modern, stylish frame, Canon today announced the newest addition to the PowerShot Digital ELPH camera series- the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Digital ELPH camera. This new powerhouse point-and-shoot camera is the first of the Digital ELPH series to offer a high-sensitivity system, known as Canon’s HS SYSTEM, with a CMOS sensor and bright f/2.0 lens. Offering consumers the most enhanced image quality available in an ELPH series camera, these features help to capture those wonderful moments in low-light conditions.

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Pentax Optio M90

Pentax Optio M90

Thanks to its ease of use, the Optio M90 is the perfect choice for a variety of photography scenes and modes. Key features include a sophisticated metal rubber coated soft-touch exterior, a high-definition sensor of approximately 12.1 megapixels, a large and easily-viewable 2.7’’ LCD monitor, as well as an upgraded optical wide-angle 5x zoom. Furthermore, the Optio M90 has been designed to produce beautiful photography with minimal effort through a variety of upgraded features including aan improved face recognition function, smile capture and blink detection modes, and further advancement of the scene modes – 20 in total, including the Auto-Panorama, and Backlight modes.

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Adobe Photoshop CS5

Adobe Photoshop CS5

Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop CS5 Extended software, must-have releases of the professional industry standard for digital imaging. With millions of users celebrating the product’s 20th anniversary this year, Photoshop CS5 builds upon a rich history of innovation and leadership with groundbreaking features and performance gains that boost creativity and workflow efficiency. Packing in more technological advancements from Adobe Labs than any other release and incorporating enhancements to everyday tasks requested by the Photoshop community, the software has greater intelligence and awareness of the content within images, allowing for complex and magical manipulation in just a few clicks.

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