Wednesday, October 26, 2005

More on the Nikon D200

Ever watchful Engadget has spotted a reference (since removed) to a Nikon D200 on a support website. They are predicting an announcement as early as next week.

Reference to D200 spotted on Nikon’s support site

Nikon D200 pre-release pr0n

Nikon D200 Leak

Nikon D200 is up on—sort of

The mock-up (?) photos make me salivate. ;)

Canon develops fuel cell prototypes

Canon have announced that they are fully behind fuel cell technology by announce three new fuel cell protoypes, intended for use across their camera line-up.

If these puppies reach manufacturing it could be a product differentiator since fuel cells promise longer life...

Canon develops fuel cell prototypes

Canon Invests in Fuel Cell Future

Monday, October 24, 2005

How-to turn a digital camera into an IR-camera

A very cool how-to that clearly illustrates how to modify that old first-gen digital camera you've got sitting in your junk drawer at home so that it can take IR photos. The author also shows how to create an IR light to illuminate your subjects! Nice.

How-to turn a digital camera into an IR-camera

Via Make: Blog.

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Olympus E-500 EVOLT Review

DPReview have posted a review of the new Olympus DSLR the E-500 EVOLT.

Typically Olympus, the camera has a great optics system, decent image processing hardware and handles great. They also continue their trend of crappy startup times (wake up Olympus!) and average performance in the higher ISO range.

Overall, the camera is priced very reasonably and performs very well. As such it received the much coveted "Highly Recommended".

Read on for more details:

Olympus E-500 EVOLT Review

Kodak announces 39 megapixel CCD

Hooley dooley, if it's megapixels you want then it's megapixels you'll get! Kodak have just announced their latest whiz-bang 39 megapixel CCD.

It'll cost, well, let's just say that your soul may be enough. ;)



Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Julien Lions

Some photos from the very talented (apparently French) Julien Lions

All of her work bends the 'normal' rules...

Monday, October 17, 2005

Picasa 2.1

DPReview reported that a new version of Picasa, the wonderful (and free!) image management application from Google, has just been released. Version 2.1 adds native support for many RAW formats, increases the number of languages available in the interface, improves support for external drives and makes it even easier to post photos to a blog (using BlogThis!, deprecating Hello).

Picasa 2.1: Digital Photography Review

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Canon Remote Shutter

If you're unhappy about paying money for a shutter remote for your Canon - hey it's just a cord and a switch! - then here's an article that show you how to make one yourself.

Uses a mouse for the trigger too, so you can look geeky as well!

Canon EOS Shutter Remote