Nikon 1 System Preview Preview

Digital Photography Review has just posted a preview of Nikon’s newest cameras, the J1 and V1. There are a few image samples and comparisons to the competition. Worth a look if you are interested in these models. Me, I’m still waiting for the D800. http://www.dpreview.com/previews/nikon1system

GoPro Launches HD HERO2 Camera

GoPro has announced a new camera, the Hero2. 11-megapixel sensor (versus 5MP for the old GoPro), sharper lens, and new remote features. Looks like a good buy, and will likely entice me to buy one myself. 2X More Powerful in Every Way 11MP Sensor 2x Faster Image Processor 2X Sharper Glass Lens Professional Low Light Performance Full 170º, Medium 127º, Narrow 90º FOV in 1080p and 720p Video 120 fps WVGA, 60 fps 720p, 48 fps 960p, 30 fps 1080p Video Full 170º and Medium 127º FOV Photos 10 11MP Photos Per Second Burst 1 11MP Photo Every 0.5 Sec Timelapse Mode 3.5mm External Stereo Microphone Input Simple Language-based User Interface Wi-Fi...

iPhone 4S Video Test and more PUPPIES!

A quick test of the iPhone 4S video. Link to the HD video on YouTube

Lytro introduces world’s first light fi...

Interesting technology, remains to be seen how well it works in the hands of consumers. May become the new standard for digital sensors if they can increase the resolution. Lytro introduces world’s first light field camera: f/2 lens, $399, ships early 2012 View sample images at the Lytro image...

A quick review of the iPhone 4S

Hardware Signal strength for cellular and WiFi seems stronger. When choosing from Wifi networks, I get more options than I did with the iPhone 4 in the same locations which suggests it’s picking up things further away. Also, I can pick up my company WiFi signal further away. Well done Apple, this is a change everyone will appreciate. The new dual-core A5 processor (800MHz) is an improvement over the iPhone 4 and this phone feels faster overall, especially when using the photo app. Things render just a bit faster. Screen is the same, but still excellent if not the best on the market. Camera is improved, it’s faster and 8MP. I...

Canon Unveils the 1D X

Wow, Canon just took the wraps off a new DSLR.   It’s a blend of their previous two high end models, mixing high speed and a full frame sensor.  14fps, 18-megapixel full frame shooter, sounds like a winner if you have the cash ($6800 when it ships in March 2012). Canon Unveils the 1D X: One DSLR to Rule Them All If you want to see and hear what 14 frames per second is like, have a look here. DP Review article on the 1D X Excellent summary by Rob...

Canon and Nikon May Both Announce New DSLRs b...

Canon and Nikon May Both Announce New DSLRs by Month’s End. Getting close!

JPEGmini – Your Photos on a Diet!

Great service that compresses your jpeg images for the web.  All of the images I have uploaded to the site so far have been compressed with JPEGmini.  You can use higher compression when saving in Photoshop or other image tools, but JPEGmini maintains quality a lot better.  I’m hoping they have an export plugin for Lightroom and Photoshop soon. JPEGmini – Your Photos on a Diet!

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