Saturday, June 23, 2007

Photography Soup

Technobabble

  • A comprehensive collection of links and discussion of the new Kodak Color Filter technology announced a few days ago at the Image Sensors World blog.
  • NY Times tech geek David Pogue compares five 10 megapixel DSLRs. dpreview forum discussion of his story here
  • What's hot in Japan? DSLRPhoto.com looks at the top 10 cameras in Japan from June 4-10 translated from Digital Arena, a Nikkei publication. Please note these are popularity charts, not actual sales. Sort of like the Billboard Top 100 songs chart.
  • Not to be confused with an upcoming segment titled TechnoBubble about technologies in trouble :)
  • Recap of the latest Nikon D3 rumors at DSLRPhoto.com and CNet's Crave blog


    Overheard in the dpreview forums
  • Recurring themes: Ken Rockwell, 4/3rds and light sensitivity, does 4/3rds lose sharpness at high apertures?. Proceed with caution, these threads tend to be hot.
  • Discussion of Pogue's NY Times story on DSLR side by side comparissons in Open Talk
  • Discussion of a new Sigma SD14 review in the dpreview Sigma forum
  • Waiting for the Olympus E3? (or E-P1? or P1? or TBD-flagship?)
  • Show me some pictures from the dpreview forums!!! People in Cuscu, Peru, taken with the Sony R1... And for adults, some lingerie pics illustrating lighting technique... And some Cows... And some favorite shots
  • How does the Canon 5D do in low light?


    Lenses
    The highly anticipated Sigma AF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS (Optical Stabilizer) for the Canon mount has started shipping atround $540. The Nikon and Sigma versions will follow. As far as I know, these are the only mounts currently announced for this lens.



    Photography, Etc
  • This new blog is a good practical application of blogging and digital photography. The blog? Chris Building a Pool.
  • Shopaholics? Camera Deals Blog


    Reviews of Interest (RoI)
  • Photoxels.com reviews the Olympus 770SW. Will they try to break it like David Pogue of "It's All Geek to Me"?
  • InfoSyncWorld has a quick hands-on preview of the HP R937 that was announced a couple of days ago with eight (8) other new HP cameras.

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