Even more pixels: Dresden

We have seen many, but today’s world record is a 26-gigapixel panoramic image of Dresden, Germany. I did not write 26-megapixel. It’s 1000 times what you’d expect from a better-than-high-end digital SLR photo camera. This impressive photo is made of 1,665 individual shots captured with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II photo camera armed with… Read More

Best shorts

Link love Those are the best links I found recently. I could not write a full post about them, but they are worth visiting: Box.net launches a web-based free word processor (via Download Squad) Histoface: How to hide an image in the histogram of another image Safer Code – Secure Coding In C \ C++… Read More

Sony, Nikon, now what?

After the launch events of this Summer and this Fall (before and during the Köln Photokina), there are two brands leaving important questions open. This is Sony and Nikon. While the two near-friends had us used to seeing them working together around the Sony digital photo sensors, we discovered two very divergent/different announces about 35mm… Read More

Canon EF 100-400 f/4-5.6L IS II

After some interesting comments seen about the age of the current EF 100-400 f/4-5.6L IS tele-zoom from Canon (for example, in the recent test done by Chasseur d’Images), there is now an active rumour about the arrival of a real replacement. The Canon EF 100-400 f/4-5.6L IS II would no longer be a push-pull design… Read More

Pre-Photokina calendar (photo news)

What can be forecasted of the most important (in my eyes 🙂 ) announces expected before the Photokina fair in Koln. 18 September Nikon lenses: AF-S 50mm/1.4 G – AF-S 85mm/1.4 G – AF-S 70-200mm/2,8 VRII.Nikon new SLR : D800 or D900 (24.6MP Full Frame dSLR camera, with Sony-designed sensor), or Nikon new pro SLR:… Read More

New EOS specs?

According to French electronic magazine EOS Numérique, the next Canon EOS dSLR camera will have the following specs. 24 mega-pixel 24X36/Full Frame CMOS sensor DIGIC IV processor LiveView Video Mode Integrated Cleaning System Full compatibility with Canon EF and EX-series Speedlites Magnesium alloy body New battery, new grip Price: 2600€ Official announcement: 17/09/2008 It seems… Read More

Embargo on Canon EOS 5D MkII, Sony Alpha 900

The DPreview forums are currently providing the latest bit of information about the Canon EOS 5D succession. The EOS 5D is dead, long live the… EOS 7D and EOS 5D MkII. The first would be for a low cost option (around $2000 – I told you that this low price point would be critical in… Read More

Confirmation: The Canon EOS 5D MkII will be at Photokina

Everybody expects it to happen, but here is a noticia (in Spanish) where the writer informs us that the Canon people at the IFA2008 exhibition confirmed that the Canon EOS 5D will be renewed with the arrival of a new D-SLR camera with a Full Frame sensor within the scope of the next Koln Photokina… Read More

Canon EOS 5D-MkII / 6D or 7D: Wait for Photokina

According to Chasseur d’Images news-bit announcing the Canon EOS 50D, we could have some information about the replacement of the “5D” at the Photokina fair. Il faudra attendre la Photokina pour en savoir davantage sur le prochain “5D” à capteur 24×36. (we will have to wait for Photokina to know more about the next “5D”… Read More