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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Make Money With Your Digital Camera

Would you like to start selling your photography? In this latest version of our guide we'll show you how to build your own freelance photography business.

Photographers Needed Worldwide! 
 
Sell Your Digital Photos 

Get Paid For Taking Photographs 

Make Money With Your Digital Camera


How would you like to get paid for taking good photos and selling them? That's what this business is all about.
It doesn't matter where you live. Thanks to the Internet freelance photographers are able to work from anywhere in the world.
The life of a photographer is never boring. One week you might be shooting some new images to build up your collection of stock photography. The next you might be working on assignment for a large corporation. And another time you might be shooting photos for a magazine article or travel publication.
In case you haven't already realized, the digital photography industry has been enjoying an explosion in growth, and it is technology that has led this boom. Technology has led to the development and production of millions of advanced digital cameras, and it has also led to growth in the Internet which photographers are using to upload, share and email their photos.
That's also why photography-related sites are being snapped up. Look at a few of these milestones from the past 7 years.
  • 2005: Yahoo acquired Flickr for $30 million.
  • 2007: MySpace acquired Photobucket for $250 million.
  • 2008: Getty agreed to purchase Jupiter (who owned StockXpert) for $96 million.
  • 2009: Shutterstock bought buy BigStockPhoto.
  • 2012: In April, Facebook signed a deal to buy Instagram for $1 billion!

    This is an Excellent Time to Get Into Freelance Photography...and Start Selling Your Photos!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Olympus OM-D E M5 Review

Olympus announced the new Olympus OM-D E-M5, the latest Micro Four Thirds camera, it features a classic design based on the Olympus OM SLR film cameras.














Specifications

  • Speed - the world’s fastest*2 FAST AF auto-focusing system plus 3D tracking for improved moving object tracking performance
  • 16.1-megapixel new Live MOS sensor, for high resolution and excellent low-light performance
  • 1.44 million dot high-definition electronic viewfinder, with unique optical design to reduce vignetting, 100% field of view and very short display time lag
  • Powerful TruePic VI image engine, for faster recovery time and excellent image quality (still image shooting sensitivity as high as ISO25600)
  • Ultra-effective in-body image stabilisation using the world’s first*1 5-axis IS, for blur-free movies and stills with any lens
  • Compact, lightweight body in the tradition of the famous OM series, in magnesium alloy and enhanced with proven dust-/splashproof capability
  • Fully compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard

Additional features:

  • Tilt LCD (3.0-inch swivel-type OLED monitor, capacitive touchscreen panel with fast response)
  • Full HD (1920 x 1080), now in MPEG4
  • New Echo effect for movies (one-shot echo and multi-echo)
  • Live Bulb feature, updating the Live View image on the rear-panel monitor at pre-set intervals during bulb shooting
  • New “Key Line” Art Filter, making the picture look more like an illustration by enhancing the edge lines; and new variations “Cross Process II” and “Dramatic Tone II”


Sunday, January 1, 2012

Nikon SB-910 review

Nikon has finally announced new Nikon Speedlight SB-910, a replacement to SB-900. There is minor improvement on SB-910 compare to SB-900.



[ Nikon SB-910 Specs ]
• Professional i-TTL (intelligent TTL) Speedlight
• Compatible with FX- and DX-format SLR digital cameras
• Guide number : 34 (STD)/39 (CW)/31 (EVEN) (FX-format, ISO 100, m,
at 35 mm)

• Maximum guide number: 54.5 (CW, FX-format, ISO 100, m,
at 135 mm)

• Multi-step auto zoom covers wide 17-200mm zoom range
• Automatic detection of sensor format : recognizes FX- or DX-format cameras
• High-speed recycling time of 2.3 seconds when using LR6 NiMH batteries
• AF-Assist illumination : compatible with Multi-CAM 3500 FX/DX AF sensor module
• Bounce capability : rotates 180º horizontally to the right & left; tilts up to 90º and down to 7º
• Thermal protection system : warns of excessive heat build up during high intensity firing
• Hard-type incandescent and fluorescent color filters included
• Automatic filter detection: Automatically adjusts camera’s color temperature settings
• Firmware can be upgraded via the storage media in the attached camera
• Centre-weighted mode concentrates illumination to the centre of the frame
• Even mode diffuses light evenly across the frame, useful when taking group photos
• Standard mode offers a standard balance of power and light distribution
• Boasts a large LCD screen, clear menu systems
• Refined ergonomics for intuitive operation