Happy Birthday Ashlee. Thank you for being such an amazing mother, wife and friend.
I am the luckiest man alive. I love you.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
This announcement from the Nik Software blog:
We are pleased to announce that Google has acquired Nik Software. For nearly 17 years, we’ve been guided by our motto, “photography first”, as we worked to build world class digital image editing tools. We’ve always aspired to share our passion for photography with everyone, and with Google’s support we hope to be able to help many millions more people create awesome pictures.
We’re incredibly grateful for all of your support and hope you’ll join us on the next phase of our journey as part of Google.
All our best!
The Nik Software Team
I am not sure what to think of this announcement yet. I love Nik Software and I hope that Google does not screw them up. We will just have to wait and see.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Canon Announces Its Smallest and Lightest Full-Frame Digital SLR Camera For Serious PhotographersThe EOS 6D Digital SLR Camera Includes a New Full-Frame Sensor, Built-in Wireless and GPS
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 17, 2012 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced the EOS 6D Digital SLR Camera, a versatile mid-range full-frame camera with the durability and performance professionals require and the creative imaging options serious photographers crave. Canon has coupled the incredible image quality of a newly designed 20.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5+ Image Processor with the creative potential of built-in Wireless and GPS features. The camera also includes an 11-point AF array and 63-zone dual-layer iFCL metering sensor together with 1080p Full HD video capabilities, in an affordable camera body. Building upon the qualities that made the EOS 5D Mark II camera so successful, the EOS 6D bridges the gap for budget-minded photographers, videographers and cinematographers who are eager to step up into the world of full-frame imaging.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Performance that Fuels the Passion: The New Nikon D600 Puts FX-Format in Focus for Photo Enthusiasts
As Nikon's Smallest, Lightest and Most Affordable Full-Frame HD-SLR, the D600 Packs in Powerful, Pro-Grade Photo and Video Features with Wireless Sharing and Capture Capabilities
MELVILLE, N.Y. – Nikon Inc. announced the 24.3-megapixel (MP) D600, a camera that is designed to deliver the image quality and performance benefits of a full frame FX-format sensor to the enthusiast looking to take their dedication to the next level. The Nikon D600 offers a remarkable value, merging the perfect combination of a lightweight, compact form factor and superior image quality, making the leap into FX-format photography more attractive than ever
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Sony announced the Sony Alpha A99, the world’s first full-frame camera to use Sony’s translucent mirror technology. Priced at $2800 and available from October, highlights from the full specification include:
- 24.3MP CMOS Full-frame Sensor
- Unique dual AF system – phase detection on sensor
- Improved BIONZ processor
- ISO 100-12800, with options for ISO 50 and 25600 with boost.
- Six frames per second at full resolution, 10fps in cropped mode
- AVCHD video at Full HD 1080 60/24p
- Video features include external mic and headphone sockets, clean HDMI output
- Magnesium alloy body with weather sealing
- Same XGA OLED viewfinder as A77
- Design and layout very similar to A77 – essentially a full-frame A77
- New accessories: Battery Grip, Wireless Remote, HVL-F60M Flash, HVL-F60M Ring LIght, XLR Audio Adapter kit , Hot Shoe Adapter, Screen Protector.
- New 300mm f2.8 Telephoto Lens
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Valhalla, N.Y., September 6, 2012 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation is proud to introduce its second compact system camera of this year - the FUJIFILM X-E1 - a premium interchangeable lens camera system that truly exemplifies the high quality and extraordinary image resolution that the X-Series is known for among professional photographers.
The FUJIFILM X-E1 follows in the tradition of the award-winning FUJIFILM X-Pro1 and utilizes the same proprietary 16.3 Megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensorTM and the same X-Mount for use with FUJINON XF lenses, all in a body that is 30% smaller than the FUJIFILM X-Pro1.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Robert Osbourne "Bob" Denver was an American comedic actor known for his roles as Gilligan on the television series Gilligan's Island and the beatnik Maynard G. Krebs on the 1959–1963 TV series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.