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Well it didn’t take long, the iPad rocked up at 9.30 AM and the rush was on to see and feel how good it would be. The fact that I knew I would love it was not as useful as what else might happen. Looks like the WordPress app is a lot easier to use […]

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Announced today, the most important shift in camera hardware since the release of the Hasselblad some 40 years ago. RED Digital Cinema Camera’s have announced a new system that covers most camera types in use today from the prosumer low end HD video to the 6X17 wide format stills camera. All camera manufacturers will be […]

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Infra Red

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Here is a nice link for those into infra Red. We discussed the conversion of Jay’s Nikon Coolpix during last weeks podcast, and the resulting images achieved. This is a site called Life Pixel and there is a great video of the process. Sample pics.

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I received an email from David Herington of Data robotics today. It seems we will have to wait for Drobo to ship internationally next year before Australian photographers will see one. There should be a Gigabit/eSata version available by then I would assume, so perhaps the delay is a good thing and we can have […]

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It seems the rumor of a high end Nikon are out and about. On the message boards at DP review there is talk of an 18.7 megapixel almost full frame sensor made by Sony believed to be at the heart of the new Nikon. This would be a radical departure for Nikon who in the […]

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When Dan Vance decided to make “Cold Day in Hell”, an independant Sci Fi feature, he wanted a tapeless digital camera. Instead of paying big bucks for an advanced HD Cam from Sony or without waiting for The RED digital camera, Dan made his own. The VanceCam VC25P Camcorder is a 25 fps progressive scan […]

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Camerons new EOS 1D Mk 111's

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After a few weeks wait Cameron finally got his new gear. Not one, but two EOS 1D Mk 111 bodies. All wrapped up in a new Crumpler Barney Rustle Blanket and Bucket Insert BU-02A bags. I have no doubt Cameron will have plenty to report on next week’s podcast. Pic courtesy Ben from CRUMPLER

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Recently released a 4 drive data storage unit described as fully automated data storage. The Drobo is unique in that it can have drives of unequal size inserted and removed as your requirements change. Have two 500 GB drives and a few old 100 GB drives when you start then just replace a 100 GB […]

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Elgato have released their USB dongle style hardware based video encoder in Australia. This means for Mac owners at least dramatically improved conversion speed to H.264. It comes at a time users are coming to terms with the process of automating playback from various sources including HD TV onto TV screens through hardware such as […]

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