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Nikon D80 DSLR
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Canon EOS 40D (Rumored)

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February 23, 2010

Hot Photography Tips from Digital Photography School

Over at our sister digital photography site Digital Photography School we've just published our most popular photography tips of all time. I thought it might be worth sharing them here also.

  1. Wedding Photography - 21 Tips for Amateur Wedding Photographers - a guide to wedding photography for those just getting into it.
  2. How to Make an Inexpensive Light Tent - a cool DIY photography hack to help you get some great product shots.
  3. 4 Easy Photoshop Techniques to Make Your Pictures POP! - some basic but effective photoshop tips.
  4. 21 Great Reader Shots [And How They Were Taken] - showcasing reader photos
  5. The Rule of Thirds - a basic but powerful 'rule' of photography.
  6. How to Photograph Fireworks - always popular around 4th July and New Years Eve.
  7. How to Choose a DSLR Camera - a guide to choosing Digital SLRs
  8. Should You Buy a DSLR or Point and Shoot Digital Camera? - another buying guide
  9. Introduction to Shutter Speed - another foundational topic get your head around.
  10. 11 Landscape Photography Tips - an introduction to landscape photography
  11. Portrait Photography Tips - a range of portrait photography tips
  12. 5 Black and White Photography Tips - because black and white photography is so powerful
  13. An Introduction to Food Photography - a topic we get asked for tips on a lot.

Also check out our great E-Books - The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography and Photo Nuts and Bolts - Know Your Camera and Take Better Photos.

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February 04, 2009

Nikon Unveil New Coolpix Range

Nikon today have announced a range of 7 new digital cameras. They range from the budget through to more expensive and feature rich models. All of these Nikon Coolpix cameras come with a range of scene modes and features including smile and blink detection and Motion detection.
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January 16, 2009

Canon Powershot A480, Sony Cybershot DSC-G3, Olympus SP-590UZ: New Cameras

Over the last few weeks we've started to see a range of new cameras released. We're updating many of those that capture our interest at the Digital Camera and Gear blog at Digital Photography School.

Here are a few new ones to hit the market:

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August 27, 2008

Canon EOS 50D


The Canon EOS 50D builds upon the success of the great 40D and takes it up a level with a 15.1 megapixel sensor, ISO range of 100-6400 (extendable up to a whopping 12800), 3.0 inch LCD (920,000 pixels) with Live View for framing images in the LCD, a shutter speed of 30-1/8000 second, Digic IV processor, integrated cleaning system and continuous shooting at 6.3 frames per second.

The Canon EOS 50D is already available for ordering at Amazon in three configurations - check out the different combinations and price points below:

Learn more about the Canon EOS 50D and a new 18-200mm lens in the following news release from Canon announcing this new DSLR.

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August 27, 2008

Nikon D90

Nikon-D90The Nikon D90 builds on the success of previous Nikon DSLRs and breaks a little ground of its own as the first DSLR to incorporate video.

Using Auto Exposure and Auto Focus that is featured in Nikon's pro model DSLRs the Nikon D90 has a 12.3 megapixel sensor, ISO range of between 100 to 6400, 3 inch LCD screen (920,000 pixels with 170 degree viewing), Live View mode (for framing shots with the LCD) and a lot of other great features.

The Nikon D90 shoots movies (a first for DSLRs) at 24 frames per second and at a resolution of 1280x720 pixels (16:9), 640x424 (3:2), and 320x216 (3:2).

The Nikon is already available for ordering at Amazon - check out the prices at:

Get a review of the Nikon D90 at DPS at Nikon D90 Review.

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July 02, 2008

Nikon SB-900 Speedlight

nikon-speedlight-sb-900-flashgun.jpgThis week Nikon have announced the Nikon SB-900 Speedlight to go with their new Nikon D700 DSLR .

It is a top of the range flash and will be available in August 2008 with a retail price of $499.95 USD.

Learn more about the Nikon SB-900 Speedlight in the promotional material from Nikon below.

Nikon SB-900 Speedlight News Release

New Nikon SB-900 Speedlight Advances Flash Technology At The Speed Of Light With Expansive Zoom And Intelligent Features

Nikons Newest Flagship Speedlight Offers a Powerful Addition to the Versatile Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

Nikon, Inc. today introduced the SB-900 Speedlight to provide Nikon digital SLR photographers with a flash capable of a wide zoom range, increased versatility, faster recycling time, and a wealth of intelligent features to enhance the already vast functionality of the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS). Building on the success of the popular SB-800 Speedlight, the SB-900 provides users with extensive creative lighting possibilities with a simplified interface and the ability to stay up to date with future technologies through user-applied firmware updates.*

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July 02, 2008

Nikon D700 DSLR

nikon-d700-dslr.JPGThe Nikon D700 is a 12.1 megapixel full frame (FX), professional DSLR. It's bundled up in a body that is virtually the same as the Nikon D300. In essence it's the Nikon D3 feature wise (with a few modifications) in a smaller magnesium alloy body.

The Nikon D700 features five frames per second shooting, image sensor cleaning (vibration cleaning) and the first professional DSLR to come with an in built flash. It has an ISO range of 200-6400 (boostable up to 25600 and down to 100), support for DX lenses, a viewfinder with 95% coverage and a 3.0 inch LCD.

The Nikon D700 will have a retail price of $2999 USD when it goes on sale in July (body only).

Learn more about the Nikon D700 in the following promotional material from Nikon. We'll post reviews of the camera below as they come to hand.

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April 02, 2008

Casio Exilim EX-S10 Review at TrustedReviews

Casio-Exilim-Card-Ex-S10Trusted Reviews has posted their review of the Casio Exilim EX-S10 where they write - 'As a small snapshooter the Casio may not suit everyone, even though it offers something for everyone. The handling is down to taste and personal physiology, so we can't expect the perfect camera, but the small form is quite fiddly. In terms of images the camera is also hit and miss, with reasonable but not great results. A stand out feature is the dynamic range but other than that the camera produces too many blurred, noisy and distorted images. Most snappers won't notice, but there are so many cameras available that are better that it would be a shame to miss out just through ignorance.'

Read more about the Casio Exilim EX-S10

Buy the "Casio Exilim EX-S10 Silver Digital Camera Kit, with 1 GB SD Memory Card, Table Top Tripod, Camera Case, Professional Lens Cleaning Kit" (CASIO)

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April 02, 2008

Kodak EasyShare M893 IS Review at Pocketlint

Kodak-Easyshare-M893Pocket Lint reviews the Kodak EasyShare M893 IS and writes - 'The Kodak EasyShare M893 IS provides nice features within a tidy, pocketable design but image noise and sluggish performance dont do it any favours. If you are after a reasonable snapper and youll print images at modest sizes youll be happy, but dont buy this camera if it is 30 x 40-inch prints youll be wanting on a regular basis, as it might just leaving feeling disappointed.'

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April 01, 2008

Canon PowerShot A470 Review at Imaging Resource

Canon Powershot A470Imaging Resource reviews the Canon PowerShot A470 and writes - 'Overall, the Canon PowerShot A470 is sure to be a crowd pleaser. It comes in fun colors, is easy to operate, yet offers a handful of more advanced features for more experienced users. It's small, pocketable, and has minimal controls to fiddle with. Add to this the Canon A470's great exposure and color handling, and a very low price and you have a classic bargain digital camera. What more could you ask? For around $129.99, you get a 7.1-megapixel CCD, 3.4x optical zoom lens, Canon's Face Detection and Motion Detection technologies, and a host of available scene modes and creative tools. If you're in the market for an inexpensive, portable digital camera that performs well, the PowerShot A470 definitely deserves consideration.'

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