Monday, December 26, 2011

NASA captures the Earth at night with Nikon D3s

German videographer Michael König has compiled a breathtaking HD video from footage shot from the International Space Station. The original video clips, that König has processed and set to music, were created from a series of time-lapse stills of the Earth at night and include footage of Aurora Borealis and Australis.


Viewing the original still images on NASA's "The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth" website reveals they were shot with a Nikon D3S with 17-35mm f/2.8D and 14-24mm f/2.8G lenses.


Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael König on Vimeo.


Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011, who to my knowledge shot these pictures at an altitude of around 350 km. All credit goes to them.

LYTRO - Make it Magic!

Lytro
Lytro lets you take pictures like never before. Unlike a conventional camera that captures a single plane of light, the Lytro camera captures the entire light field, which is all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space. So you can take picture now and set any focus point later.

Nikon D700 & D300s no longer shipping in Japan

Nikon D700 and D300s
Nikon Japan announced today that it has stopped shipments of the following products in Japan as a result of a new Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law:

Nikon D300s and Nikon D700
Wireless Transmitter WT-3
Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D10, MB-D200, MB-D80
Battery Chamber Cover BL-3 (※ 2)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9

Overseas shipment of those products is not impacted. Nikon also mentioned that the following products are also not compatible with the new Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law but they will continue to sell them in Japan:

Nikon D3X and Nikon D3S
WT-4A Wireless Transmitter
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL4a, EN-EL3e, En-EL9a

Friday, September 16, 2011

Canon, organising an event to make an historic global announcement!



What will that be is the question? New Mirorrless camera? New camcorder? New DSLR? New lenses? New printers?

Or perhaps Canon and Nikon will join in a new Canikon Corp.???

November 3, 2011 - stay tuned!

full article from Engadget.com

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Some of the best HDR pictures!


HDR

Hi folks,

I decided to start this blog with a link to some of the most amazing HDR images I've seen so far. I don't think they come form the same photographer, rather they are collected. But I'm sure you will enjoy the quality - this is really HDR done right!

Some Amazing HDR images >>

Hope you like them and Welcome to my blog!!!

Friday, March 25, 2011

SNAPSORT.COM


Hey folks,
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SNAPSORT.COM - Excellent Digital Camera Resource

Here is a brief walk-through the site. The main sections of the site are:
EXPLORE – they have excellent rank list of the digital cameras with the most important pros/cons of each camera, as also the overall score point.
COMPARE – Truly amazing side by side comparison between the most popular digital cameras today
JUST TELL ME – Recommendations which camera to buy according your budget
LEARN – excellent articles about sensor types, lenses, zoom, crop factor, ISO, etc.
TOP DIGITAL CAMERAS – a list of the top cameras by brand. Among with sites like dpreview.com, cameralabs.com or kenrockwell.com snapsort.com gives you full information about the selected model. They start with overview and then go deeper with showing the main competitors, replacement models, best prices and full specifications. Furthermore, their analytics team score the cameras. You also have videos, tutorials and samples from each model.
The only few recommendations we have and we would like to see on snapsort.com
The "big" camera images are actually too small. You will still find yourself looking for other sources online if you want to see big detailed picture of the cameras.
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In conclusion we highly recommend snapsort.com
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