Some great Panoramic images

Tweet To give you some fresh inspiration to start the week off here is a collection of some great panoramic images. Panoramic photography can be a good way to get a fresh perspective and although the images in this set are all landscape images, panoramic images also can make for a very interesting portrait or image of an event. We will highlight some portrait pano shots at a later time and if you have any great panoramic portrait...

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canon announces the 60D

Tweet Another new camera announcement this week, I think my head is spinning a little with all of the news. New Nikon camera, sony camera and lenses galore! Canon had to throw their hat into the mix on Thursday announcing the replacement to the 50D the appropriately titled 60D. Other than just a bump in megapixels Canon has started to add some new functionality to the camera to try and entice people to upgrade. Are they worthy of an...

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Black and White conversions in Lightroom

Tweet Sometimes I think there is nothing more beautiful than a black and white print. The right shot in black and white with the right tones and contrast can just be breathtaking. But just as a black and white conversion can be beautiful, the opposite can also apply. Sometimes we pick the wrong image to convert and without the right amount of contrast and adjustments in Lightroom it can make it look muddy and worse than the original....

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National Geographic Photo Contest

Tweet Last month we posted about a contest that National Geographic was running. With their ultimate photo contest you could submit your best photo and the grand prize winner will win the trip of a lifetime – a National Geographic Expedition for two to the Greek Isles. The submission for the contest has ended and had 14,275 entries! National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson has narrowed those 14,275 entries to just 12 finalists...

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Sony introduces 2 new DSLR cameras SLT-A55V and SLT-A33

Tweet It’s been a busy week for camera announcements so far. Nikon announced their new D3100 and now Sony is continuing its push into the DSLR world with 2 new cameras. There are a few things that do look pretty cool about this camera, when they are out i’ll try and get one to review as soon as I can. Some new technology that I think will be good to see in other cameras moving forward are: Translucent Mirror Technology...

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