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New cameras for HD, 2K, and 4K video

In 2008, Vince Laforet shocked the film-making world with a short film called “Reverie” (http://vimeo.com/7151244).  He shot this in just two days using a borrowed Canon EOS 5D mk II (borrowed from Canon) before the camera was released. Since then, the … Continue reading

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Panasonic Lumix G3

A picnic this week provided opportunity for my fIrst test drive of the Panasonic Lumix G3. I am very pleased with the ease of use and the image quality. I was super impressed by the face-detection auto-focus and the LCD-touch-screen … Continue reading

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Camera Upgrade – Panasonic G3

Across two decades, I have owned/used three film cameras, two digital cameras, and one video camcorder.  Recently, I acquired a new camera to replace my old digital compact.  The new camera is a Panasonic Lumix G3.  The G3 is a … Continue reading

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Wedding (part 1)

Photographing a wedding is hard work, particularly if you are working alone.   I arrived on scene at 11am and departed shortly after 6pm.    Although I was invited to an “after party” …  I was dead tired, so went home. My general … Continue reading

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CameraPhone vs DSLR

It has been reported that more than 60% of American consumers have a mobile phone that includes a camera.  Many professional photographers use camera phones as a convenient alternative to their normal bulky pro cameras.  Here is a quick comparison … Continue reading

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Windows vs Mac -and- Nikon vs Canon

Windows 7 will be available later this year and most reports agree that it is the operating system that Windows Vista should have been. Considering Mac OS X and Windows 7, some people dare to say that the culture war … Continue reading

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