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29 Mar Posted by Matt in News |

Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i & Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 Now Shipping

Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i & Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 Now Shipping

Despite concerns that the recent earthquake crisis in Japan could push back the release of Canon’s latest digital SLR cameras, the Canon EOS 600D and Canon EOS 1100D, stocks are available in Europe today as planned. Amazon.co.uk had been showing March 29th as the release date for some weeks, and it seems that despite all...

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02 Mar Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Apple iPad 2: A tool for Photographers

Apple iPad 2: A tool for Photographers

The Apple iPad has changed the way people do all sorts of things, some of them quite worthy and highbrow, others just for fun. At times when using one around the house I have wondered whether it can justify itself as anything more than just a handy device for browsing the internet on the sofa,...

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27 Feb Posted by Matt in News |

Sony ‘open-source’ E-mount: New Lenses on the way

Sony ‘open-source’ E-mount: New Lenses on the way

Sony have open-sourced their E-mount lenses, paving the way for Sigma & Tamron lenses on your NEX-3 or NEX-5 digital camera.

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18 Feb Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 Preview

Canon EOS 1100D/Rebel T3 Preview

We have been stung by false rumours and reports of a new entry-level Canon Digital SLR several times, but the Canon EOS 1100D (or Rebel T3) is now definitely on its way. Originally we had thought the successor to the hugely popular but ageing EOS 1000D would arrive in the form of a 2000D, but 1100D...

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16 Feb Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i Preview

Canon EOS 600D/Rebel T3i Preview

  The launch of a new range-topping consumer model in the Canon Digital SLR line-up was top of our Digital Camera Predictions for 2011, and something we predicted would be coming soon, so now the Canon EOS 600D has finally been announced (and is available to pre-order) does it live up to expectations? Canon EOS 600D/Rebel...

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27 Jan Posted by Matt in Guides, News |

New Nikon D3100 Firmware available: Version 1.01

New Nikon D3100 Firmware available: Version 1.01

We like the Nikon D3100 a lot - when it first came out last year we thought it could be the perfect beginner digital SLR, and it certainly hasn’t dissapointed.  As with all new models there were a few niggles though, so we reccomend that all users install the firmware update (version 1.01) released by Nikon...

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23 Jan Posted by Matt in News |

Is the Canon-Nikon dominance over? Sony now #2 in the UK

Is the Canon-Nikon dominance over? Sony now #2 in the UK

For a long time, the interchangeable lens camera market has been dominated by two huge players, Canon and Nikon, with a small field of other manufacturers picking up the scraps.  Now new figures analysed by Amateur Photographer show Sony at the number two spot in the UK, forcing Nikon into third place. Of course until...

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17 Jan Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

2011 Digital Cameras so far: CES Roundup

2011 Digital Cameras so far: CES Roundup

Whilst CES (the Consumer Electronics Show)  isn’t usually a massive event for the digital camera world, this year there have been some notable announcements from several manufacturers.  With so many new products being announced over the last couple of weeks, we’ve picked through them to round up what each manufacturer has come out with.

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16 Jan Posted by Matt in News |

Canon EOS 600D & 1100D on the way? CP+ 2011 could see new DSLRs

Canon EOS 600D & 1100D on the way?  CP+ 2011 could see new DSLRs

UPDATE: The Canon EOS 1100D & Canon EOS 600D have now been announced. CP+ is less than a month away now, kicking off on the 9-12th February at Pacifico Yokohama in Japan.  We have reason to believe that Canon (and possibly also Nikon) could use this show as a launchpad for a couple of new consumer digital...

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07 Jan Posted by Matt in News, Stuff We Like |

Polaroid GL30 Digital Instant Camera launched, with a little help…

Polaroid GL30 Digital Instant Camera launched, with a little help…

It may not quite be over yet for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but we doubt anyone will create more of a buzz and show than Lady Gaga launching a trio of new Polaroid products. All three are innovative (well ones just a bit odd, more on that later) and Gaga claims she had a hands-on role with the design.

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