October 2009

What will kill the Consumer D-SLR?

Ben Gottesman wrote a fascinating post on The Death of the D-SLR this month on Gearlog. Since it has been 7 years since I wrote my "Beyond Point and Shoot" article for Ben when he was the editor of PC Magazine I thought it was timely to reflect on how far we've come and provide my perspective on Ben's thoughts about the future of the consumer D-SLR....Ben's thesis is that most consumers want something simple and small.

Silicon-Air Battery: Are Thousands of Hours of Non-Stop Power Possible?

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Southeast Asia Photo Safari Map

The Coolest Headlamp Ever? The Petzl Zipka 2 Plus

[amazon B0027GYMRM thumbnail] Whether it is pre-dawn, after sunset or a nighttime project every photographer eventually finds themselves having to work with their gear in the dark. Many of us have become headlamp junkies as a result. There is no substitute for a small and convenient light source that aims where you look. But the choice of headlamp has been a tradeoff between power, long battery life, size and functionality--until now. Petzl has just released what may be the coolest headlamp ever. Read on for my full review of the Petzl Zipka 2 Plus headlamp...

Adobe Releases Public Beta of Lightroom 3

You can now download Adobe Lightroom Beta 3, which is free to all users during the beta period. The Lightroom team has re-written much of the product to make it faster and to improve Raw file rendering--particularly sharpening and noise reduction. They've also added support for direct export to Flickr and the ability to export slideshows among many other user requested features. You can download it from Adobe Labs.Keep in mind this is only a beta so many functions are not yet complete.

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Images 2010: New Cardinal Photo Calendar Available for purchase


We're pleased to announce our new 2010 photo calendar. You can through our in sizes ranging from a handy one for above the phone to a huge one suitable for the family planning wall.

Every month features a different high quality photograph from one of our photo safaris around the world, with plenty of room on each page to scribble your notes.

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