Camerons new EOS 1D Mk 111's

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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PhotoGeek week #4

Click to hear now. In this episode of PhotoGeek’s weekly audio podcast, we look at monitor calibration and start a discussion about data storage. Hosts include Phil Greenwood, James Belew, Cameron Tandy and Michael Griffin. We interview Russell Martyn via Skype from Ausmedia and discuss the affordable monitor calibration tool the Pantone “Huey”. Call Russell… Continue reading PhotoGeek week #4

Drobo Data storage unit

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… Continue reading Drobo Data storage unit

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Elgato Turbo.264 hardware encoder

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… Continue reading Elgato Turbo.264 hardware encoder

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PhotoGeek week #3

Click to hear now. In this episode of PhotoGeek’s weekly audio podcast, we tackle the issue of printers, all types of solutions including CIS ( continuous ink), wide format and color laser. Hosts include Phil Greenwood, James Belew, Cameron Tandy and Michael Griffin. We talk about the range of CIS kits available from AIM in… Continue reading PhotoGeek week #3

Canon PowerShot Teleconverter

These two images explain the extent that a teleconverter alters the image when applied to The Canon Powershot A620. The first image was shot with the standard lens at it’s widest. The second image shows the teleconverter with the standard lens set at full zoom.

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Adobe CS3 Photomerge

After the podcast last week Cameron had a look at CS3 and shot a few test images. Here is one he attached to an email to PhotoGeek headquarters. Hey just stuffing around with CS3 photo merge Oh my god! Took this pick just out the front all ten of em and put them through CS3… Continue reading Adobe CS3 Photomerge

Continuous ink systems reviewed

Are they worth it? This Wednesday at 8.30 we discuss the pros and cons of CIS and the alternatives available for inkjet printers. Systems available from outlets such as AIM have been in use for a number of years and as true photogeeks we have used just about every inkjet printer produced. Designed to save… Continue reading Continuous ink systems reviewed

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PhotoGeek week #2

Click to hear now. In this episode of PhotoGeek’s weekly audio podcast, Cameron and Phil go to PMA in Melbourne and report back with their findings. Hosts include Phil Greenwood, James Belew, Cameron Tandy and Michael Griffin. Be warned, this a very “Blokey” episode of PhotoGeek after the “Crumpler” beers at PMA. Cameron and Phil… Continue reading PhotoGeek week #2

Ustream a success.

At PhotoGeek we will attempt to record podcasts in front of a camera streaming live video and audio to anyone who wants to watch. Our next broadcast is scheduled for Wednesday 9th May at around 8.00 pm ( +10GMT ) It seems that Ustream, the site that handles the bandwidth is suffering the constraints of… Continue reading Ustream a success.

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