Thursday, October 11, 2007

Photography Soup Express (Oct 11)

News from Japan

  • DigitalCamera.jp (computer-translated) informs us of the availability of beta samples from the big and expensive Canon 1Ds Mark III, by Yamada Kumi "husband". Can they compare in terms of noise and resolution to the 1Ds Mark II? The pictures are available at dcwatch impress (computer-translated) and range from ISO 100 to ISO 3200. I counted at least 25 sample pictures on their site!
  • And some sad news for Minolta fans, the Konica Minolta Photo Club will shut down on January 18. Details here.
  • Ricoh has announced a minor software update for the Caplio Windows software.


    Inside the Imaging Insider
  • There you will find the latest news, press releases, how to tips, camera reviews, Annie Leibovitz, new podcasts, more smile detectors, and lots more!
  • There we learn that a new Canon A650 IS review has been posted.
  • Just in time for Halloween, we have the ghost finder camera!
  • A first look at the highly anticipated Fuji F50fd by DigitalCameraReview.
  • 8 megapixel mobile phones with optical zoom from Hello Moto?


    Around the Internets
  • The excellent OK1000 Pentax blog reviews the recently published Pentax K100D Super reviews. There we find out about The Online Photographer's Top 10 list which has a #1 choice that will certainly please Pentaxians.
  • Via David Ziser's blog we learn about 100 things we learned at band camp photography school, the digital-photography-school.com.
  • More sensor related updates at Image Sensors World including the Richard Baer's papers collection.
  • If you haven't discovered e-photographia.com yet, be sure to pay them a visit!. Among their recent stories, a Nikon D3 and D300 hands-on, more info on the A650IS recall, and a tour of the Nikon Sendai plant.
  • And don't forget to check out the latest round-up at Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider Blog.
  • Meanwhile Photoxels.com has cyberwall-to-cyberwall coverage of recent camera reviews of interest.


    Some of cameras mentioned in this post include the Pentax K100D Super (Amazon, B&H Photo), Fuji F50fd (Amazon, B&H Photo), and Nikon D300 (Amazon, B&H Photo).

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