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12 Jul Posted by Matt in Guides, News, Reviews, Stuff We Like |

Camera lost or stolen? Stolen Camera Finder could help

Camera lost or stolen? Stolen Camera Finder could help

We’ve covered Keeping your Digital Photos Safe in the past, but what about keeping your actual camera safe?  Short of following some obvious consumer advice about protecting your valuables you might think there’s not a lot you can do, but if you’ve ever lost or had your camera stolen, read on… What is Stolen Camera...

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08 Jul Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

iPhone SLR Mount: Use Nikon & Canon DSLR Lenses on you phone

iPhone SLR Mount: Use Nikon & Canon DSLR Lenses on you phone

Every now and then a product catches my eye that I can’t make my mind up on – is it genius or just ridiculous? The iPhone SLR Mount from photojojo.com is the latest item to make it onto this prestigious list that lives inside my head.  The sales pitch is reasonably compelling; turn your iPhone into...

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06 Jul Posted by Matt in Guides, News |

Image Stabilisation Low Down

Image Stabilisation Low Down

Image Stabilisation is commonplace in nearly every digital camera these days, but have you ever wondered what this mystical technology is or how it goes about trying to make your shots less wobbly? There are actually two different ways that image stabilisation (which may be referred to as Anti-Shake, Vibration Reduction, or simply as IS...

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02 Jul Posted by Matt in History, News, Stuff We Like |

Lytro: A revolutionary new type of camera

Lytro: A revolutionary new type of camera

Since the first photograph was taken nearly 200 years ago, there have been relatively few big technological landmarks that have completely revolutionised the industry. Sure the development of colour photography around the turn of the 20th century, the invention of colour Polaroid film in the 1960′s, and the launch of the first autofocus SLR from...

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26 May Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

New AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Lens

New AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Lens

Many photographers will tell you that getting a good prime lens is one of the best (and most cost-effective) investments you can make to improve your DSLR photography.  Whilst this might largely be true, up until now Nikon users have been at a disadvantage compared to Canon users, as their cheapest prime lenses did not...

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14 Apr Posted by Matt in News |

Final Cut Pro X: Coming soon for just $299

Final Cut Pro X: Coming soon for just $299

As we predicted a few days ago, Apple’s Peter Steinauer took to the stage at the FCP User Group Supermeet in Las Vegas on Tuesday to announce a new version of their flagship video editing application, Final Cut Pro. Apple had block-booked the stage to ensure that nobody else would steal their thunder; a move that won’t...

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12 Apr Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Pentax Optio RS1500: DC Super Heroes Edition

Pentax Optio RS1500: DC Super Heroes Edition

Digital camera manufacturer Pentax and film production giants Warner Bros have teamed up to create a new special edition camera-pack based around the recently launched Pentax Optio RS1500. The special edition packs will co-incide with the release of Warner Bros upcoming action-adventure film, Green Lantern, and will include seven different front faceplate skins, a 4Gb SD...

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11 Apr Posted by Matt in News |

Digital Camera Beginner Update: eBay, Used DSLRs & Buyers Guides

Digital Camera Beginner Update: eBay, Used DSLRs & Buyers Guides

In the last couple of months a lot has been going on behind the scenes here at Digital Camera Beginner, and after a big push over the weekend we’re pleased to announce that our new Used DSLR section is now live. We realised a while ago that buying used is a great way to make...

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08 Apr Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Nikon D5100 Preview

Nikon D5100 Preview

After discontinuing the Nikon D5000 at the end of last year, Nikon fans looking for an advanced consumer-level DSLR to compete with the Canon EOS 550D/T2i or 600D/T3i have been left wanting. Thankfully the wait is nearly over and the all-new Nikon D5100 is due to start shipping later this month, but is it enough...

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07 Apr Posted by Matt in News |

DSLR Support coming to Apple’s Final Cut Pro

DSLR Support coming to Apple’s Final Cut Pro

Apple’s Final Cut Studio, which includes the industry-standard video editing software Final Cut Pro, has suffered a lack of attention from the Cupertino computer giant in the last couple of years.  The current version of the software, Final Cut Pro 7, was released in July 2009, and a lot has moved on in the video...

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