Thursday, August 28, 2008

Featured work in A Photographer's Craft Group on RedBubble




My image "Spiritual Light" has been featured in the group 'A Photographer's Craft' on RedBubble. The group is The Art and Business of Photography for Advanced and Master Photographers group and can be found at
 http://www.redbubble.com/groups/a-photographers-craft
 http://snipurl.com/3kkz4


My image can be seen below.

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Steve
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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Great Young Danish Photographer | Lasse Damgaard

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I would like to introduce you to a young Danish photographer, Lasse Damgaard. Check out their fantastic portraits (four of them above) in their RedBubble gallery here

Only 19, I hope you will encourage them by leaving comments and buying some of their work.

Steve
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Nikon’s new D90 takes you to the movies

Hot on the heels of Canon's announcement of the EOS 50D comes Nikon's announcement of its forthcoming D90.



Nikon UK today announces another great step forward in its mid-class DX-format D-SLR range: the D90.

As the world's first D-SLR with movie function, this remarkable camera offers truly cinematic results, stunning image quality and innovative high-performance features inherited from Nikon's new-generation DX-format flagship D300. The D90 will open new doors for photography enthusiasts of any level.

With 12.3 megapixels, the newly-designed DX-format CMOS image sensor and Nikon's proprietary EXPEED image processing concept, the D90 is a quality-guarantee. Advanced features such as Live View, Scene Recognition, Active D-Lighting, Picture Control and an ISO sensitivity range of 200-3200 (ISO 6400 equivalent on Hi1 and ISO 100 equivalent on Lo1), allows creativity in almost any setting. And to ensure all these features are easy to use, they are packed in an ergonomic body with an intuitive operational layout.

For full specification please click here
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Canon EOS 50D announced!

The EOS 50D: Outstanding speed and resolution for the discerning photographer
   
EOS 50D

The digital SLR that photography enthusiasts have been waiting for, Canon's new EOS 50D offers incredible speed and resolution at a unique price point.

An outstanding 15.1 Megapixel resolution allows giant prints and cropping without compromise. This is matched by shooting at 6.3 frames per second in bursts of up to 90 shots[1]. See every wing beat of a bird in flight. Freeze a mid-air leap, or a split-second facial expression. With the EOS 50D, it's possible to capture those instants that slower cameras can miss.

A new high resolution 3.0" Clear View LCD screen provides ultra-detailed image review, as well as accurate focusing when using the Live View mode. Canon's 9-point AF system tracks moving subjects and locks onto stationary objects with equal ease. As night falls, base ISO levels can be pushed up to 3200 – or expanded to 12800 for situations where flash is best avoided. 

Plus – as with all EOS cameras – creative flexibility is assured, thanks to Canon's world-leading range of lenses and accessories.

Features

    * 15.1 MP (APS-C) CMOS sensor
    * 6.3 fps with up to 90 JPEG image burst
    * DIGIC 4 processor
    * ISO range up to 12800
    * 3.0" VGA LCD with Live View
    * High precision wide area AF
    * Magnesium alloy body
    * EOS Integrated Cleaning System
    * EF/EF-S lens and EX Speedlite compatibility

 

Pricing & Availability:

The EOS 50D (body only) is available from end of September 2008 priced at £1199.99 / €1599.99 RRP inc. VAT.

The EOS 50D EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM kit is available from end of September 2008 priced at £1499.99 / €1949.99 RRP inc. VAT.
   
 http://www.canon.co.uk/About_Us/News/Consumer_Releases/2008_News/NEW_EOS_50D_DSLR.asp
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Friday, August 22, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Current iPods seem to be on their way out

Various sources are saying that the current iPod line-up is about to be replaced, with a new version of the iPod Touch being touted as one of the new models.

AppleInsider, for one, is quoting retail sources as saying that all current iPod models have been moved from 'active' status to 'discontinued' by Apple.

Industry analysts are also reporting that Apple needs to act in order to stimulate the market for its ground-breaking music player if it is to maintain its pre-eminent place in the market.

So, its looking like there will be price-cuts to clear inventory in the next few weeks, possibly as soon as this coming week, before a new line of iPods is introduced. The other approach Apple could take of course, is to keep prices the same but increase the specification. However, the current iPod Touch range is looking expensive when compared to the new 3G iPhone, so it will probably see a price cut, even if the rest of the range doesn't.

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Checking the UK Apple Store, the iPod Classic is still listed as shipping in 24 hours for the 80GB and 160GB versions. I guess this means that they haven't yet run down their stocks entirely yet. If this changes I'll let you know.
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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Two works featured on RedBubble!

Just recently, I have had two of my images featured on RedBubble. In the Technical Photography Group my image 'Old Boat' was featured.



My image 'Rose by any other name... in sepia' was featured in the 'Photgrapher's Craft' Group.




If you would like to, you can purchase these images on cards, prints or posters from my gallery at RedBubble.
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Sunset over Abberton. Greetings cards with original photography.

Sunset over Abberton Card by celtxian If you like my images why not consider buying some greetings card with them on? They come b...