Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Photography Soup (8/8/07)

  • Thanks to everyone for voting in the Poll! If there are technical issues please let me know (although there's not much I can do to fix it)
  • A new workshop calendar has been posted at Adorama. They are not free however, they start at $150 for all day classes. Some of the presenters/teachers include Bob Krist, Arlene Collins and Bryant Patterson. If the name sounds familiar he is the author of the Understanding Exposure book
  • If you prefer free online classes, HP has four of them. One is a camera to print class, another is taking baby pictures, and the obligatory beginners and beyond the basics class.
  • Rechargeable AA/AAA Battery discussion, including the Eneloops
  • The Ricoh GX100 review posted yesterday by dpreview continues to be discussed in depth at the Ricoh Talk forum
  • Difference between a "true pro" vs "dude with camera"?
  • Best Pentax macro lens wrt bokeh?. More on bokeh
  • Wedding photographers primary cameras
  • That 18%
  • The Olympus E410 is so small, can it be used as a compact replacement?
  • More on the Hoya/Pentax deal here
  • This poster claims that the Nikon D3X announcement has been postponed\
  • Canon 5D vs Mamiya's 22mp digital back
  • New photo contest from Sigma USA titled Summer Dreams. Promotion says for US residents only. The top three prizes are a 50-150 f2.8 EX DC lens, 2nd prize is a 70mm F2.8 EX DG, 3rd prize is a 17-70 f2.8-4.5 EX DC, and the consolation prize... microfiber lens cloth. Entries received by September 30. Winner announced by October 31, 2007.
  • For shoppaholics only!

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