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AF-ON (Auto Focus On)

MAY 02, 2010 07:09A.M.

MAY 02, 2010 07:09A.M.

By Steve Guymon Modern digital cameras are truly astonishing tools! It is remarkable the photographic challenges they digitally solve in an instant to capture beautiful images. To use your camera to its full capability you’ve got to be familiar with its functions. Unfortunately, this means you’ll have to read (then re-read – [...]

This button is also used to activate automatic focusing. By default on most cameras the shutter release button (button used to take a picture), when pushed half way down, sets both focus and exposure. Use this button when you want activate focus without setting exposure.

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Bracketing Feature

Metering

MAY 02, 2010 07:09A.M.

MAY 02, 2010 07:09A.M. When it’s difficult to set exposures or check them to then make adjustments, the bracketing feature permits a group of images each with a different exposure. (Note: You’ll first have to set up the camera with the numbers of images to shoot as well as the steps between exposures.) The results are [...]

There are three methods your camera has to meter light: Spot Metering: the camera meters the light indicated by the spot. Use this when there is a relatively small object within your scene which you need to be perfectly exposed. Assures the subject will be correctly exposed in “difficult lighting situations” even though [...]

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Master Chainsaw Carver

Exposure Compensation

MAY 01, 2010 01:00A.M.

MAY 02, 2010 07:09A.M. Exposure compensation or Exposure Control is used to alter exposure from the values chosen by the camera. Often a composition has widely varying intensities of light. To get a good exposure in these tricky situations, don’t use the histogram (which shows the distribution range of pixels from black to white) but rather look at the [...]

Photo © Simon Biswas. Rabbani, Master Chainsaw Carver, Rte 101, Northern California. Simon spent eight weeks in the summer of 2009 driving across the

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United States in search of images. He says, ” I traversed 10,157.5 miles in total looking for photographs. What I found was myself. These images represent a cross section of the reality I collided with while traveling the highway of my American Dream.” To see more of Simon’s work, visit his

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New Nikon D700 Promotion APR 30, 2010 11:02P.M.

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Nikon Coolpix S4000 Review MAY 01, 2010 12:30A.M.

Nikon UK has announced a new promotion for all UK and Irish customers purchasing its D700 FX- format digital SLR camera. Read more and comment »

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The new Nikon Coolpix S4000 camera features a touch-sensitive user interface that allows you to interact with the LCD screen to set the focus and exposure for your subject. In addition to the cutting-edge 3 inch touch-screen, the S4000 also offer 12 megapixels, a 4x wide-angle lens, and high-definition video recording at 720p. Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix S4000 review to find out if it’s worth getting your hands on it...

Nikon Announces New D90 Cashback and D5000 Price Drop APR 30, 2010 11:00P.M.

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Nikon UK has just announced a new cashback offer on the Nikon D90 and a price drop on the Nikon D5000.

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CDWinder 5.7

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APR 30, 2010 10:55P.M.

Fujifilm HDP-L1 APR 30, 2010 06:40P.M.

CDWinder, a media cataloguing application for Windows, has received a new update involving the integration of OpenStreetMaps. Read more and comment »

Fujifilm Japan has announced a new media player that allows you to play back three-dimensional images and movies shot with the Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 on a Fujifilm 3D television set.

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Pandigital Begins Shipping Photo Mail Digital Photo Frame

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Apple Aperture 3.0.3

APR 30, 2010 10:44P.M.

APR 30, 2010 06:35P.M.

Apple has released a new version of Aperture 3. Read more and comment » Pandigital today announced it is now shipping its new wirelessly connected Pandigital Photo Mail Digital Photo Frame to several US

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Samsung Announces World Creative Competition Winners

Samsung STORY Station 3.0 APR 30, 2010 06:15P.M.

APR 30, 2010 06:30P.M.

Samsung has announced the fastest external hard drive yet in its STORY Station product portfolio – the Samsung STORY Station 3.0 with the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface.

Samsung has announced the ten winners of its World Creative Imaging Competition (WCIC). Read more and comment »

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BenQ E1260

Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Firmware 1.01

APR 30, 2010 06:20P.M.

APR 30, 2010 06:00P.M.

BenQ has announced the expansion of its digital camera lineup with the 12-megapixel BenQ E1260 “HDR camera”. Fujifilm has issued a firmware update for the Fujifilm Finepix HS10 ultrazoom camera.

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PDN PHOTO OF THE DAY

Psychonaut (5 photos) APR 30, 2010 01:00A.M.

All Photos © Lisa Eisner, Courtesy M+B Gallery, Los Angeles Lisa Eisner has recently turned her eyes toward nature, resulting in a colorful kaleidoscope of assembled images. These images will be featured in an upcoming show at M+B Gallery. The show is titled Psychonaut, a Greek inspired word for ‘a sailor of the mind/soul’.

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PHOTOJOJO

How to Make Momma Happy This Year APR 29, 2010 10:00P.M.

Polapost Mailable Frames Give the post office some business while spreading instant smiles ‘oer the land with these Polaroid shaped frames. One regular photo + one stamp (NO envelope!) = instant happiness!

Polapost Mailable Frames $15 for 7, $25 for 14

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It’s Mom’s day again (May the 9th!), and you’re scratching your head asking, “Holy crap, wasn’t it just Mother’s Day like 2 months ago?”

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The woman carried you for 9 months. You can’t be late this year.

Shinjuku Photo Scrap-Kit

We’ll help! Here’s three new goodies from your favorite photo shop (that’s us!) to save your scalp and Mother’s Day, too.

If anyone can make scrapbooking—the once old-fashioned way to share photos—cool again, it’s Japan.

p.s. For Mum’s Day delivery order by April 29 by 1st class, Wed, May 3 by Priority Mail, Wed, May 5 by UPS 2-Day, and Thurs, Mayy 6 by UPS Next Day.

This kit includes our most favorite crafty photo bits from our recent trip to Tokyo. Because we’ve compeletely failed to explain Flickr to mom.

The Shinjuku Photo Scrap-Kit $29 at the Photojojo Store

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Related posts: 1. The Mailable Photo Frame: The Best Way Ever to Share and Show Off Your Photos 2. The Fuji Instax Instant Camera 3. LikeBetter — The Brain Knows Too Much © Photojojo, 2010. | Permalink Add to del.icio.us

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Samsung NX10 White APR 29, 2010 07:45P.M.

Fuji Instax Instant Cam + Snapshot Book Our Fuji Instax is great for Mums and even greater for their kiddos that’ll ‘ooo and ahh’ at the instant photo magic. And what to do with those pretty prints? Fill up our Snapshot Book — made especially for Instax mini prints.

Samsung will apparently launch a limited-edition white variant of the Samsung NX10 on 7 May.

Fuji Instax Instant Cam + Snapshot Book

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$125 for Camera, Film, and Snapshot Book

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PhotoShelter Releases The Photography Blog Handbook

House Calls with My Camera APR 29, 2010 07:25P.M.

APR 29, 2010 07:35P.M.

The Royal Ontario Museum will be hosting an interesting exhibition entitled House Calls with My Camera, a poignant series of photo essays capturing the lives of the patients of Toronto physician Dr. Mark Nowaczynski.

PhotoShelter has just published The Photography Blog Handbook, the latest in their popular series of free research reports for photographers. Read more and comment »

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Polaroid 300

One-Day Photo Workshops at Tunxis Community College

APR 29, 2010 07:30P.M.

APR 29, 2010 07:20P.M.

The Polaroid 300 is a new instant film camera featuring a built-in automatic flash and four scene settings. Read more and comment »

CTPhoto Workshops at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, Connecticut, is now registering students for its one-day photo workshops to be held on select Saturdays in May and June.

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All Photos © Mariella Roos Mariella Roos traveled to Berlin, Paris, Beijing, and Havana with a desire to expand her cultural and visual knowledge. She photographed iconic buildings and objects in each city, then digitally removed them from their surroundings and applied color to convey a different context and point of view. To see more of Mariella’s work, visit her website.

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Magix PhotoStory on CD & DVD 9 APR 29, 2010 07:15P.M.

Magix has released PhotoStory on CD & DVD 9, a slideshow editor for Windows. PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG - NEWS Read more and comment »

New Cashback Offer On Canon Pixma MP560

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APR 28, 2010 07:35P.M.

Berlin, Under Deconstruction (2 photos) APR 29, 2010 01:00A.M.

Canon UK has announced a new cashback offer on the Canon Pixma MP560 all-in-one printer. Read more and comment »

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The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of the 20th round of the TIPA Awards. PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG - NEWS

Lexar Professional 600x and 300x 32GB CF Cards Now Available

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APR 28, 2010 07:30P.M.

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LaCie Rugged USB 3.0

Today LaCie announced the latest addition to its Rugged family of mobile hard drives – the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0.

Lexar has just announced the availability of its Lexar Professional ExpressCard CompactFlash Reader and the Lexar Professional 600x and 300x 32GB CF cards in traditional and online retail channels.

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Pentax Optio M90

TIPA Awards 2010

APR 28, 2010 07:15P.M.

APR 28, 2010 07:25P.M.

The Pentax Optio M90 is a 12.1-megapixel digital compact camera with 5x optical zoom and a 2.7” Anti-Reflection rear screen.

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Gitzo Basalt Collection

Casio EX-H15 Review

APR 28, 2010 07:10P.M.

APR 28, 2010 07:00P.M.

Gitzo’s new Basalt Collection of tripods, heads, monopod and microphone boom is now available in the UK.

The EX-H15 is Casio ‘s second travel-zoom camera, following on from last year’s EX-H10 model. Still offering a 10x, 24-240mm zoom lens, large 3 inch LCD, and 720p HD movies in a pocketable body, the new EX-H15 also has a faster processor, improved Premium Auto mode, plus creative Dynamic Photo and Art Photo functions. Gavin Stoker takes an in-depth look in our Casio EX-H15 review.

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PhotographyBB Online Magazine Issue #27

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APR 28, 2010 07:05P.M.

“Image Levitation” Webinar from X-Rite

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APR 28, 2010 07:00P.M.

X-Rite’s “Image Levitation” Webinar with professional photographer Eddie Tapp will be held tomorrow at 1pm EDT. Read more and comment »

PhotographyBB has announced the release of the 27th edition of the PhotographyBB Online Magazine.

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PDN PHOTO OF THE DAY

Dancers Among Us (5 photos) APR 28, 2010 01:00A.M.

All Photos © Jordan Matter Jordan Matter’s “Dancers Among Us” features members of prominent New York City dance companies. This is an ongoing project that began in the Spring of 2009. There were no trampolines or other devices used for these images, just thousands of hours of training.

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How to Choose and Use Lenses - Part 2

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Apple Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.2

APR 27, 2010 06:10P.M.

APR 27, 2010 05:59P.M.

One of the UK’s leading landscape and travel photographers, David Noton, explains how to choose the best telephoto lenses for you. Read the article » Apple has released Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.2 for the Mac, adding system-level support for a number of new digital cameras. PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG - NEWS

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Stronger Together: Generations Side by Side

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Nokia N8

APR 27, 2010 06:05P.M.

APR 27, 2010 05:55P.M.

The Nokia N8 is a new 12-megapixel camera phone that can also record HD-quality movie clips. Generations United is now accepting submissions for its annual photo contest, Stronger Together: Generations Side by Side.

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the operating system; drivers and settings; and all your applications and files.

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Eye-Fi Announces Expansion of Its Hotspot Access Service

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APR 27, 2010 05:50P.M.

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Sony UK LAunches Biggest Ever Trade-In Scheme APR 27, 2010 05:40P.M.

In parallel with the UK launch of its X2 family of wireless memory cards, Eye-Fi is expanding its Hotspot Access service, making on-the-go uploads from the camera available from hundreds of thousands of Wi-Fi networks across the world. Read more and comment »

Sony UK is introducing a new initiative whereby consumers can trade in their old consumer electronics goods – whether in working condition or not – in return for money off new Sony products.

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Paragon Drive Copy 10 Personal APR 27, 2010 05:45P.M.

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AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II APR 27, 2010 05:35P.M.

Paragon Software has just releasedParagon Drive Copy 10 Personal, a program that allows you to create a virtual clone of your PC, including

Nikon has just announced the new AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens.

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Black Church, Budir Iceland, April 2007. © David Bram In April of 2007, David Bram, photographer and editor/founder of Fraction Magazine spent 10 days in Iceland. A number of the Bram’s Icelandic photographs were exhibited at the photo-eye Bookstore, Santa Fe, in November 2009. To see more images from the project, please visit

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Pentax K-x Now Available in 8 Colours in the US

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Bracketing Feature APR 27, 2010 12:43A.M. When it’s difficult to set exposures or check them to then make adjustments, the bracketing feature permits a group of images each with a different exposure. (Note: You’ll first have to set up the camera with the numbers of images to shoot as well as the steps between exposures.) The results are [...]

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Fujifilm FinePix S2500HD Review

Bright blue, orange, green and purple are the new colours in which the Pentax K-x will be available in the USA. Until now, the Pentax K-x came in black, white, red and navy blue.

APR 27, 2010 12:00A.M.

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David Bram: A Journey to Iceland APR 27, 2010 01:00A.M.

While Fujifilm’s new HS10 camera with its 30x lens has been grabbing the recent super-zoom headlines, the less flashy but much cheaper S2500HD model certainly shouldn’t be overlooked. Competitively priced at less than £200 / $225, the 12 megapixel S2500HD offers a stillversatile 18x lens, 3 inch LCD screen, full manual control and, as the name suggests, 720p HD movie recording. Read the World’s first online Fujifilm FinePix S2500HD review now. Read the review »

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ColorMunki Photo Cashback Offer Extended

AF-ON (Auto Focus On) APR 26, 2010 10:43P.M.

APR 26, 2010 07:35P.M. This button is also used to activate automatic focusing. The shutter release button, when pushed half way down, sets both focus and exposure. Use this button when you want activate focus without setting exposure.

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Foundation Rwanda: An Evening of Food & Fotos APR 26, 2010 07:40P.M.

X-Rite Photo Marketing has announced the extension of the ColorMunki Photo $50 cashback rebate offer. Read more and comment »

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IGPOTY Winners Announced APR 26, 2010 07:30P.M.

Foundation Rwanda: An Evening of Food & Fotos, taking place at Bonhams’ Madison Avenue galleries on 13 May, will feature art for activism with several top chefs and artists showcasing fine food and photography to benefit Foundation Rwanda. Read more and comment »

The winners of the third International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition have just been announced. Read more and comment »

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Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Now Available

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MicroFlip Flash Bracket

APR 26, 2010 07:25P.M.

APR 26, 2010 07:15P.M.

The Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM, the world’s widest rectilinear lens for DSLR cameras with an APS-C sized sensor, is now available in the US.

The MicroFlip Flash Bracket is the newest invention of Conrad Sloop, former owner and designer of Stroboframe Flash Brackets. Read more and comment »

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Bièvres International Photo Fair APR 26, 2010 07:20P.M.

The 47th Bièvres International Photo Fair is taking place from 5-6 June 2010 in Bièvres, France. Read more and comment »

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