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Be careful of photo contests – read the fine print! 25

Be careful of photo contests – read the fine print!

There are two types of business people in the world that I can say I have complete and total hatred of. These are patent trolls and copyright trolls. While copyright trolls aren’t as well known at the former, they are just as bad. One particular one I am going to point out today is Parent Media Group and their copyright trolling in the guise of a child photo contest.

Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise 35 0

Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise 35

The Urban Disguiseâ„¢35 is the perfect size for photographers on the go: it holds up to a 13.3″ laptop with a standard-size DSLR or up to a 10″ laptop with a Pro-size DSLR with lens attached. It features a large opening for easy access to equipment, it can be attached to a roller, and it can be used as a backpack with the Shoulder Harness (sold separately).

Pretec Releases 64GB and 100GB CF Card – Highest Capacity in the World 0

Pretec Releases 64GB and 100GB CF Card – Highest Capacity in the World

Continuing the revolution in the field of flash memory card speed and capacity, Pretec has released 64GB and 100GB, 233X CF cards with access speed of up to 35MB/s, overtaking the Pretec 48GB CF card, the previous world’s record holder for highest capacity CF card; and super high speed 333X 32GB and 50GB CF cards capable of running up to 50 MB per second of Read/Write speed, the highest speed CF card in the world.

Podcast #16 – Lightroom 2.1, New Cameras, Other News 2

Podcast #16 – Lightroom 2.1, New Cameras, Other News

I am all alone this week to do the podcast but there is lots of news and new articles out to talk about. From software updates to new cameras from Canon. Be sure and check it out. Also be sure and come to the forums to discuss the show, the news, and anything else photography related or not.

Lightroom Web Gallery Module 0

Lightroom Web Gallery Module

Have you been wondering how to export your images from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom? In this tutorial we go through the Web module and look at several different types of web galleries that can be created. You will see how to create a basic HTML or Flash gallery as well as exporting an Airtight Simpleviewer, AutoViewer, or Postcard Viewer slideshow.

Lightroom 2.1 Available on Adobe Labs 0

Lightroom 2.1 Available on Adobe Labs

A release candidate of Lightroom 2.1 is now available on Adobe Labs. The ‘release candidate’ label indicates that this release is well tested but would benefit from additional community testing to validate the corrections and changes included in this update. The Lightroom team would like the community to help verify the quality of Lightroom 2.1 through normal usage as this will ensure that the application is tested on a diversity of hardware and software configurations not available internally at Adobe.

Check us out on The Digital Photography Show! 0

Check us out on The Digital Photography Show!

People that know me know that I am an avid listener of photography podcasts, I feel that you can never stop learning and improving your craft. One of my favorites is The Digital Photography Show since one of their big things is interviews with big names like Scott Kelby, David Jay, and many many others.

Canon PowerShot line in SX1 IS with 1080p video 4

Canon PowerShot line in SX1 IS with 1080p video

Move over Nikon with your piddly 780p D-Movie, Canon attacks back with a consumer grade camera that can do 1080p! The new SX10 IS features a 10 megapixel CMOS sensor, face detection, motion detection, and a plethora of outstanding features.

Canon PowerShot G10 IS Camera Announced 7

Canon PowerShot G10 IS Camera Announced

Advanced amateur photographers are a discerning group, and they’ve flocked to Canon’s G-Series for its ability to meet and exceed their demands. The third-generation PowerShot G10 is a stunning successor, loaded with uncompromising specs like 14.7 megapixels, a 28mm wide-angle lens, and Canon’s new DIGIC 4 Image Processor for notably improved face and motion detection.

Canon announces EOS 5D Mark II 9

Canon announces EOS 5D Mark II

Canon’s update to the wildly popular full frame EOS 5D is here, and it’s better than ever. The EOS 5D Mark II has a stunning 21.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor, a vast ISO Range of 100-6400 (expandable to ISO L: 50, H1: 12800 and H2: 25600), plus EOS technologies like Auto Lighting Optimizer and Peripheral Illumination Correction.

Podcast #15 – Graphistudio Albums – Marketing Techniques 3

Podcast #15 – Graphistudio Albums – Marketing Techniques

David and I discuss some new albums from GraphiStudio, marketing with guest books, how to use sample albums in your marketing, different approaches to marketing, working with other photographers.

Using manual flashes with PC Sync 0

Using manual flashes with PC Sync

We have done a number of articles with different flash heads but we have never gone into the detail of how to set them up and make them work, this results in emails that we sit and explain all the details to people. So today I am going to go through how to setup these studio flashes and connect them to your camera to get the results you want.

Podcast #14 – Lots of news and new articles 3

Podcast #14 – Lots of news and new articles

This week I got together with my regular co-host David Esquire from Esquire Photography and recorded another podcast this week. We covered all the latest news about the new Canon and Nikon gear as well as some new software updates.

Canon readies new pro level DSLR 3

Canon readies new pro level DSLR

Its quite obvious now that Canon is getting ready to unleash a new pro-level DSLR. Muliple Canon sites are running little teaser ads hinting at the new product. While there is no limit to the rumours and speculation at what the new camera is going to be called, most people believe it is going to be the replacement for the aging EOS 5D.

Podcast #13 – Current news and info 0

Podcast #13 – Current news and info

This week I do some catching up in the news and let you know whats been going on with Camera Dojo. We have some really exciting things coming up with some interviews and tons of articles this month. In this episode I cover the latest news including:

Nik Software Announces Sharpener Pro 3.0 4

Nik Software Announces Sharpener Pro 3.0

Las Vegas, NV — September 4, 2008 (Photoshop World, Booth #321) — Nik Software today announced the latest version of its popular Sharpener Pro photographic plug-in for use with Adobe® Photoshop® and Apple® Aperture™. Designed for professionals and photo enthusiasts, Sharpener Pro 3.0 is the most advanced and powerful sharpening solution for photographers, eliminating the guesswork typically required for achieving superior and consistent results.