Saturday, October 20, 2007

Photography Soup (Saturday October 20)

Around the Internets

  • Dpreview has posted their review of the new Canon SD870IS (aka SD860IS). This review is also the introduction of the new dpreview reviewers to the world. This will presuambly free up Simon Joinson to join Phil Askey in reviewing DSLRs. Here is the SD870 IS review. If you like the SD870IS, you can purchase it from dpreview's parent company, Amazon.
  • A detailed report from the Photo Plus Expo in New York from the Photoshop Insider blog by Scott Kelby. If you haven't submitted yourself for the iPhone Book giveaway, with an iPhone as the grand prize, you can still do so!
  • For a look into the world of a pro wedding and portrait photographer, check out David Ziser's Digital Pro Talk blog.
  • Lost perhaps in the Olympus E3 excitement where the two new Olympus flashes, the FL50R and the FL-36R. has the details!
  • Also from e-photographia, the Story of Tatsuno - a brief history of the Olympus Zuiko lens family.
  • If you are a Photoshop User, be sure to check out Photoshop User TV. They have 103 episodes up and running so far, with episode #103 being our favorite :-)
  • This interesting article we found in our Blog Rush widget: Can Sony build full frame DSLRs?. The article is written by

    Inside the Imaging Insider
  • While Imaging Insider is at the PhotoPlus Expo in NYC, the updates keep on coming!
  • Selling your photos on ...eBay?
  • While Canon wasn't able to beat Nikon in DSLR market share in Japan, they managed to be #1 in a different market segment.
  • If you couldn't make it to the Photo Plus Expo in NYC, here are some video hightlights.

    This Noisy Blog
  • Just two days left in our special blog-a-thon Promote this Blog week.
  • As we mentioned before, the DSLR Playoffs will start on Tuesday! The top four actual DSLRs from our "Most Exciting Future DSLRs" poll located in the blog's left column will square off. You, the readers, will decide who wins. Each round will last one week!
  • If you like photography books, you can now rank them and debate them.
  • If you missed any of our Olympus E3 coverage, you can catch up!

    Bargain Hunters Corner
    With the holiday shopping season just around the corner we are introducing this new segment! Please let us know if you like it.
  • Pentax Optio Z10 Black for $220 with free 3-day Fed-Ex shipping from
  • Panasonic DMC-FX100K for $313 with free 3-day FedEx shipping from
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9 Black for $360 from OneCall. Shipping is extra.
  • The Pentax K100D Super with 18-55 DA lens is just $400 after a $100 mail-in rebate at Amazon. That's right folks, you can get a brand new 2007 model DSLR with sensor-shift stabilization and a kit lens for $400 (after you receive your $100 rebate check). Then you can scour the flea markets and eBay for some great bargain priced lenses! The K100D Super has replaced the popular K100D original, by adding a couple more features including support for the new "ultrasonic" Pentax lenses. But wait there's more! If you purchase from Amazon on Amazon, you also get a 2gb Kingston SD card or a discount for higher capacity Kingston SD cards. Promotion code is 8Z8QZ2VN. Check the K100D Super page @ Amazon for all the details.

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