Browsing Archive September, 2012

Stunning Photos of lightning bolts.

Stunning Photos of lightning bolts.

Capturing bolts of lighting as they streak across the night sky is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience. But photographer Mike Olbinski  has the patience of a saint as these array of stunning pictures showing the split-second moment a lightning bolt hits the ground prove. Source, ...

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Lytro light field camera

Lytro light field camera

''A radical camera that lets users adjust the focus after taking pictures''.....Hmmm, a digital camera that lets you focus later......sounds like a bit of a novelty! So, is this a new type of camera that will change photography as we know it? I very much doubt it, although the promos for this camera sound ...

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Panasonic Lumix GX Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 telephoto zoom lens

Panasonic Lumix GX Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 telephoto zoom lens

Panasonic digital camera owners will be pleased to hear of  Panasonic's recently announced  Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 telephoto zoom lens designed for micro four-thirds cameras. The LUMIX G X 35-100mm F2.8 is the latest addition to Panasonic’s LUMIX G micro system, which includes the world’s largest range of ...

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2012 National Geographic Photography Competition

2012 National Geographic Photography Competition

Another photographic competition worth checking out; this time it's the 2012 National Geographic Photography Competition. National Geographic have always set the standard for photographic excellence, so I can't wait to see who the winners will be this year. The competition is open to professional and amateur ...

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Adobe’s new Photoshop Elements 11

Adobe’s new Photoshop Elements 11

Adobe has released the latest version of their imaging editing software; Photoshop Elements 11 and premiere Elements 11. Is it going to be radically different to the previous versions? with improved and different features? it will need to be, in order for people give up their earlier versions and go out and buy it. ...

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The iPhone 5 Teardown

The iPhone 5 Teardown

iFixit has completely taken apart the new iPhone 5 just hours after it's official launch - in it they reveal the new camera sensor and a scratch-resistant saphire glass lense. Source: iFixit

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The New Lowepro Hatchback AW

The New Lowepro Hatchback AW

No, it's not a small family car, it's something far more useful. It's a very useful camera bag ideal for the outdoor photographer which also doubles as a daypack. This is a camera bag I would consider buying. I already own the Lowepro slingshot but just can't get on with that single strap which seems to be made for ...

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Autographer: The world’s First Intelligent Wearable Camera

Autographer: The world’s First Intelligent Wearable Camera

OMG Life today announced the release of Autographer, a wearable camera which can take hands-free photos with a custom 136° eye view lens, an ultra small GPS unit and 5 in-built sensors. Autographer takes very different photographs. They are always natural, unexpected and completely authentic. From candid shots of ...

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Travel Photography Live festival 2012

Travel Photography Live festival 2012

Visitors will be entertained and informed by some of the world’s leading photographers and travellers at the Travel Photography Live Festival. The festival will be held at the Royal Geographical Society in London over three consecutive days on the 5th 6th and 7th October. ''Travel Photography Live! is highly ...

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The Canon Powershot S110

The Canon Powershot S110

Canon has announced the new Wi-Fi enabled compact camera in its high-end PowerShot S-series, the S110, revealed at Photokina 2012. Apart from being Wi-Fi enabled and having a new touch screen there doesn't seem much difference between the Powershot S110 and the previous S100. Canon says there is a faster ...

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The new Canon Powershot G15

The new Canon Powershot  G15

Canon has announced the powershot G15 at this year's Photokina camera trade show in Germany. The G15 is noticeably smaller than the G12 (17% smaller) but its seems to have had little to no impact on the range of features, which is ideal. The lens now has a  f/1.8-2.8 maximum aperture across the 5x optical zoom ...

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Canon’s new EOS 6D

Canon’s new EOS 6D

The new  EOS 6D is Canon’s smallest and lightest dslr at 770g, similar in size to the 60D. Besides being compact for a dslr, the 6D has a full-frame sensor. You can also use your smartphone to remotely adjust the camera's shooting settings and focus, remotely trigger the shutter and view images. You can then view ...

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International Photography Awards 2012

International Photography Awards 2012

The winner of the 2012 International Photography Awards will be announced on 8th October. ''Now celebrating its tenth year, the International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional,non- professional, and student photographers on a global scale,creating one of the most ambitious and ...

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The Beginners Guide to Lens Filters

The Beginners Guide to Lens Filters

Despite the growing ease of post processing images, there are some things that you can’t add or remove through digital manipulation. Camera lens filters still have a wide variety of uses in this digital age. From the most common UV filter to the landscape photographer’s friend, density filters, this tutorial will ...

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