17. December 2009 08:07
Digital Fusion shows how their CGI created the cover for Complex Magazine
read the story http://www.digitalfusion.net/blog/2009/12/02/complex-cgi/
5. December 2009 09:45
Fotocare kicked off the month with the first holiday party of the season.
Plenty of food drink and goody bages.
And huge props to Fred Blake in the rental dept. Fred and his family went above and beyond by makeing hand dippedchcolate truffles all individualy wrapped for the party.
Now that is truely customer service. For those that missed out these were probably some of the best Chocolate Truffles you'll ever have.
Thanks to Jeff Hirsch, Fred Blake and the whole Fotocare staff for a great event.
Below is a very short video of the end of the party. Sorry I was to busy eating and drinking to think about shooting video.
Fotocare party 12-09
21. October 2009 09:18
The Lexar Professional 600x CF memory card will offer increased speed and performance, with a guaranteed minimum sustained write speed capability of 600x (90MB/s) when paired with a UDMA 6 enabled device.
In addition, the Lexar Professional 600x CF memory card increases workflow with minimum sustained read speeds of 533x (80MB/s), or faster when paired with a UDMA 6-enabled reader such as the new Lexar Professional
ExpressCard™ CompactFlash Reader.
We’re also introducing Image Rescue 4, the newest version of Lexar’s award-winning image recovery software. Image Rescue 4 not only helps recover image and video files from any memory card format,
from any manufacturer, it also features a one-step recovery interface, automatic software updates, an easy deletion function, and support for multiple languages.
21. October 2009 08:11
The long awaited and much rumourd Canon 1D MKIV was announced today. The following are some highlights. follow the below link for complete details.
Suggested Retail Price: $4999.00
Recording Media: CF Card Type I and II, SD/SDHC Memory Card (1 slot each), UDMA Mode 6 CF cards and/or External media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Canon Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2/E2A or Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2 IIA*)
Image Sensor Size: 1.098 x 0.73 in./ 27.9 x 18.6 mm (APS-H size sensor)
Compatible Lenses: Canon EF
Lens Mount: Canon EF mountMore...
25. September 2009 22:27
This weekends Digital Tech Workshop featuring Capture 1 Pro V.5.0.2 was a great success.
We even had a photographer that came in from Hawaii.
That's the furthest yet someone has come to take one of our Capture 1 pro workshops.
Thanks to Mac Group US for the X-Rite EyeOne display2 that was our door prize.
Our next Digital Tech workshop featuring Capture 1 Pro V.5.x.x will be in late Feb early march; watch the site for details.
7. July 2009 09:04
Join Joe Brady of MAC group for an hour-long presentation on color workflow for photographers
6. July 2009 08:04
There is a Lot-O-Love for teh Canon 5D MKII so mauch so that peopel have gone so far as to hack the firmware and create new features for teh camera by hacking the firmware.
“Magic Lantern is an open platform for developing enhancements to the amazing Canon 5D Mark II full frame digital SLR.”
Though it also has some pretty significant warnings about possible dangers with the pre-release version.
So, don’t download and install unless you read the entire wiki
Progress to date features these key components:
- Onscreen stereo audio meters
- Full-time cropmarks
- Zebra stripes for overexposed regions
- Fixed audio gain (+10 dB analog, +12 dB digital) with -NO AGC-
- Live headphone monitoring on A/V jack (without disabling LCD)
- printf() to the bitmap display
- GUI event viewer (press Picture Style button)
Follow this link to check out the latest firmware hach by Trammell Hudson on his Planet 5D.com blog
Magic Lantern firmware introduction from Trammell Hudson on Vimeo.
5. June 2009 08:31
Leaf is pleased to announce the release of an update to its highly acclaimed Leaf Capture software. Leaf Capture 11.2.7
delivers improvements for Leaf’s latest digital back and camera models, the AFi
-II 10 and Aptus-II 10, offering an extended ISO range and improved shooting burst speeds.
Of special note, is Leaf’s new ‘Lens Calibration’ feature, which allows Leaf AFi-II 10 and Aptus-II 10 users to create their own custom lens calibration files for any lens they have.
These calibration files ‘describe’ certain characteristics of the lens so that photographers can obtain the absolute best image quality available.
For Leaf AFi-II 10 and Aptus-II 10 customers who do not wish to go to the extent of making their own custom lens calibration files,
Leaf provides a separate CD, which contains factory defined lens calibration files for some of the most commonly used lenses. These files are customized and tested individually for each sensor.
Leaf Capture 11.2.7 can be downloaded here: http://www.LeafAmerica.com