Category Archive: DSLR

Jan 20 2012

Incoming Gadget – Panasonic Lumix GX1

Another quick update for today. Hopefully you will be aware that I received a Panasonic Lumix FT3 and I am in the process of reviewing the camera. The two main reasons I selected that camera was to test out its 3D photo capabilities and that is is also waterproof (which is great for when I …

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Jul 07 2011

Shoot Now and Focus Later with a Lytro Camera

You could be forgiven for thinking I had mistyped the title of this blog post. Many people would know that cameras rely upon the user focusing upon a subject or a particular field in a shot prior to capturing a picture (most notably with SLR cameras). Otherwise, you end up with a blurred photo with …

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May 11 2011

Panasonic 2011 Launch Event – Done and Dusted

Panasonic Product Lineup

I have just gotten back from the Panasonic 2011 launch event which allowed selected members of the Panasonic Insider Crew in for the first time with the media and major retailers. We were seated and presented to separately from the commercial folks at the Hoyts cinema complex at Fox Studios in Moore Park, NSW. I …

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May 10 2011

2011 Panasonic Home Entertainment Product Launch, Ahoy!

If you’ve been following the blog you might be aware that I have been invited to Panasonic’s new home entertainment product lunch which is taking place tomorrow night (Wednesday May 11th, 2011) . This is a bit special for me (and a handful of other people invited by Panasonic) as normally these events are exclusive …

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Oct 04 2010

Facebook to Introduce Higher Quality Photo Uploads

I know I have certainly been frustrated with the image resolution of photos I upload to Facebook despite capturing images at up to eight megapixels (either with a Digital SLR or the camera in my phone). Seeing stunning images on my computer or on my mobile and then seeing a less detailed version online can …

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Jun 16 2010

Make the Resolution to Capture in High Definition

During the course of the last decade, consumers have had megapixels, “high definition” and refresh rates thrown at them. I would suggest that the average person would not know about these concepts in any great detail apart from generic marketing that larger numbers are better in terms of picture resolution. These days, there are fairly …

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Jun 06 2010

Live Coverage of Iron Chef Tonight

Canape by Sakai

I’m going all social media crazy to bring you coverage of the Iron Chef dinner this evening. I will have to stop short of live streaming as the quality of the live video over 3G leaves a bit to be desired at this stage (not to mention that it will suck the battery dry). So …

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Apr 06 2010

Digital Photography – Fast Flash Memory is a Must

SanDisk Extreme III 16GB CompactFlash Card

Over the last few months I have noticed that a number of friends, family and colleagues are getting serious with their digital photography. By no means am I a professional photographer but I have come to appreciate the difference between a DSLR  and a regular “point and shoot” camera. The missus is pretty fantastic though …

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