Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Canon first to reduce megapixel in G11

After all the megapixel race where camera manufacturers were increasing megapixels with each new model, Canon is the first to reduce 14.7 megapixel to 10 megapixel. I have been saying this all this while, that megapixels don’t matter any more and I am happy that Canon is doing the right thing. When Canon came up […]

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Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Flipbac for Olympus E-P1

I have been using the Flipbac with the Olympus E-P1. This is a great product to use, if you have a camera with a Fixed LCD and want some flexibility. If you already have an LCD Protector film installed, you need to first remove it. Advantages: Acts as an LCD Protection Provides flexibility to take […]

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Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Two New Camera from Canon: SX20 and SX120

Canon has launched two new models to replace the SX10 with SX20 and the SX110 with SX120. Both the models have image stabilisation built in. Here is a comparison: SX20 SX120 12 Megapixel 10 Megapixel 20X Optical Zoom 10X Optical Zoom High Definiation Video Recording @ 1280 x 720 Standard VGA quality Video Recording USB […]

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Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Canon 500D/T1i

Canon has launched the 500D/T1i, this fits in between the entry level 1000D and the professional series 50D. This also have video capabilities which all the SLRs are now adding. Key Features 15 Mega Pixel. Same sensor as the 50D, which is a good thing but does megapixel  matter any more? Perhaps for some. High […]

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Friday, July 24th, 2009

Fuji launches 3D camera

FujiFilm has launched a 3D camera which has two lenses and two sensors. One captures the foreground and the other the background. To actually get a 3D picture, you need to send the photo to a special lab to process and send the photos back to you. Looks innovative, initial pricing seems to be high, […]

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Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Olympus E-P1 vs the Panasonic GH1

Olympus just released its Micro Four Thirds camera the Olympus E-P1. It was Panasonic which introduced this concept by doing away with the Prism, thereby reducing the size of the camera and now Olympus is following suit. Enough of technology, what does all this mean? This means that you can have a small camera with […]

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Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Two new cameras from Canon

Canon has launched two Cameras: The PowerShot SX10 IS and PowerShot SX1 IS. Both are good choices for people wanting more than a point and shoot but don’t want the complexity of an SLR. Also note, that with features come weight, both these models are around 550gms which is as heavy as an SLR. What’s […]

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Friday, November 21st, 2008

Review of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Digital Camera Resource Page (DCRP) has a review of the Panasonic Lumix G1. I had blogged about this earlier, when it was launched. Very interesting camera is you are looking to buy an SLR.

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Saturday, November 15th, 2008

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography

High Dynamic Range or HDR photography is the latest craze in Digital Photography. How often do you have photos, where parts of the photos were over exposed, while others were underexposed? With HDR you take the same photos at different exposure levels, combine them to get very perfectly exposed photos. See some nice examples of […]

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Monday, October 27th, 2008

Global Warming affects the Valley of Butterflies

The Valley of Butterflies is situated at Rhodes Island in Greece. A popular tourist attraction, which was once full of butterflies. Now its hard to find any butterflies there. And it not just global warming, its also because of increase in number of people visiting the place. I managed to spot one butterfly and a […]

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Fastest photo backup solution

Hyperdrive has the fastest photo backup solution. Just remove the memory card from your camera, pop it in and it will copy your photos to the hard drive inside. In short its a portable hardrive with a built-in memory card reader. You can even view your photos on the LCD screen. Read more.

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Photokina: Panasonic Lumix G1 is revolutionary

Panasonic announced the Lumix G1 at Photokina. I had the opportunity to have a look and it looks very promising. What Panasonic has done, is redesigned an SLR and removed the Prism, the image falls directly on the sensor, like a point and shoot. Some key advantages: Reduces the complexity and therefore should give better […]

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Canon’s new 450D is Interesting

If you haven’t already seen this, and are looking for an SLR, check the Canon 450D. Here is whats new. 12 Mega Pixel. Live View (what you see is what you get). Olympus was the first to have this but finally Canon has caught up. SD Card Support (Earlier Canon SLRs were CF, this is […]

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Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Location information for your photos

Saw this interesting product at Computex 2008: PhotoTrack This is a GPS device that stores location information. You just carry it with when you travel and then use the software which add the location information to your photos. It does this based on time syncronisation. It works with Flickr and works with all digital cameras. […]

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Saturday, October 20th, 2007

RAW support for Canon digital camera

If you are using low cost point-and-shoot Canon digital camera. You can turn on all sorts of features usually reserved for more expensive SLRs. That includes live histograms, depth-of-field calculation, under and overexposure highlighting, and hold your breath… shooting your pictures in RAW too. Read this article for more information. This technique uses the freeware […]

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Saturday, October 13th, 2007

Robot to takes panoramic photos

Carnegie Mellon University has announced a $300 robot designed to easily enable people to create super-high-resolution panoramic pictures. See some sample photos.

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Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Pentax announces the K100D super

Pentax has announced an upgrade to it popular K100D, the K100D Super. This is a good feature rich, inexpensive SLR. Apart from the usual bells and whistles of the K100D, it also has: ISO sensitivity up to 3200 SDM (Supersonic Drive Motor) lens support Dust Removal system borrowed from the K10D Read more at DPReview. […]

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Friday, June 22nd, 2007

Digital Cameras: The Top 10 Things You Need to Know

Nice article Also read related post earlier. Do megapixels count?

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Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Taking night photos without a tripod

Taking photos at Night without a tripod is usually tricky. Here is a nice article: How to take AWESOME night photos WITHOUT a tripod

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Digital photography reaching masses

As per Photo Marketing Association survey of digital camera owners: The average U.S. household has almost 1,000 digital photos stored on CDs, DVDs, Web sites and hard drives. With almost every cellphone having a camera these days, this is only going to keep increasing.

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