Friday, September 28, 2007

Photography Soup (Sept 28)

Around the Internets

  • Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider published their 10 blogs your must read daily list. I couldn't agree with him more :)
  • New news at the Imaging Insider including new camera reviews, gigapixel imaging, CNet's picks for blogger cameras, another round of film vs digital, Canon 1D Mk III focus issues re-re-re-re-re-revisited, and a book review of Mastering DSLR Photography by David Busch.
  • Did you miss Cliff Mautner's Nikon D3 hands-on? Check it out!

    Overheard in the dpreview forums
  • Is the Sigma DP-1 coming soon? This forum user found a note on Sigma France!
  • What can Canon do to dethrone paper champion Nikon D3? Speaking of which, new official Nikon D3 sample pictures are being discussed. Direct link to the Nikon D3 sample pictures. Nikon D3 is the new Beatles mania!
  • Let's mix it, high ISO noise text, Nikon D3 vs Canon 1D Mark III. Speaking of Mark III, a discussion of Rob Galbraith's comments on the latest firmware update.
  • Some forum users are flicking on flickr.
  • Not everyone is head over heels over the 40D. Others are interested in the best lens for this DSLR.
  • Revisiting the rule of 3rds.
  • Some Film fans remain upbeat.
  • It's never too early to talk about a potential Nikon D90.
  • Here comes a music punathon: The discussion of the ...Police ...Sting operation involving one of Elton John's photos is discussed.
  • Pop Photo image stabilization tests continue to ...shake up discussions
  • Duracell makes good on an exploding battery.
  • Yet another forum moderation vs censorship debate-athon.
  • Ethics in camera purchasing. Can you use camera shops as "internet showrooms" and sleep at night? :)
  • Would you prefer a laptop or desktop? Me? I'll take them both, send them to 1001 Noisy Street, Rumorsville :)
  • Pink Floyd is not the only one who knows what on the dark side of the moon.
  • If you are a confused beginner, you are not alone.
  • What to get, what to get, the Panasonic FZ18 or FZ50? Well this user is hooked on the FZ18.
  • More processed JPEGs from the Sony A700 are analyzed. More A700 thoughts.
  • This Pentaxian is thinking the unthinkable!
  • On shake reduction and the Pentax K10D and K100d.
  • A very tricky issue these days, photographing children.
  • Peep! Peep! That's the sound of pixel peeping of the Pentax 16-50 DA * lens.
  • The Cafferty File includes some Fuji S8000fd pictures!
  • Kodak face-off, the EasyShare P880 vs the P712.
  • Does the Canon A650 have a banding problem?
  • There was a Dave Matthews Band song about these.
  • It's not just the red dot, it's also the owners!
  • On the popularity (or lack thereof) of the Olympus E410.
  • Olympus DSLR sales are not going down Down Under. (Read it slowly if it doesn't make sense initially :)
  • How about some watercolors from the Sony A700?
  • An All-ISO test of the A700. Lots of test pictures to look at! And some comparisons.
  • Some A700 early adopters are taking requests.
  • A constructive critique of the Sony A700.
  • The setting, ISO 1600, the contestants, Sony A700 and Canon 40D, and the results.
  • The interest in the 60fps/300fps Casio superzoom camera continues. And some more ideas.
  • Canon 40D vs 20D ISO 1600 noiseathon. (How many words did I make up today?)
  • And here is a switcher, from Nikon D200 to Canon 40D, first impressions.
  • Focus errors, the blame game.
  • PIN sharp photos out of the Canon 40D!
  • This user exclaims "I got it on eBay!"
  • Nikon D300 samples, going from ISO 100 to 6400. One user says likely October delivery. Speaking of which, you can pre-order the Nikon D300 right now!

    Discover new websites and blogs
  • Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider blog introduces us to a brand new blog, DV Confidential by Ron Harlan. DV Confidential focuses on Digital Video.
  • A general photography blog is Photography Today.
  • This (new to me) site shows your blog's value. But please don't send me checks, I am not selling :-)

    My blog is worth $10,161.72.
    How much is your blog worth?

    This Noisy Blog
  • There are only 15 days left to vote in our most exciting new DSLR poll. Currently the Nikon D3 has a small lead over the Olympus E3/E-P1 and the Nikon D300. At the #4 spot, the mythical Canon 5D Mark II has leaped ahead of the mythical Pentax K1D/K12D, with the Canon 40D rounding out the top six.
  • Thanks to Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider,, and Imaging Insider for featuring this blog!
  • You may have noticed the Imaging Insider news feed added to this blog. Imaging Insider does a great job of covering news from the wide world of photography and imaging.

    Silly segment!
  • Why are Fuji digital cameras called "Fujifilm Finepix ..."? :-)

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