Our favourite websites from the last week

Most of us spend time wandering the vast expanse of the internet. We thought we would let you know about some of the more interesting websites we came across. www.earthalbum.com Earth album is a simpler, slicker Flickr mash-up that allows you to explore some of the most stunning photos in the world courtesy of Google … Read moreOur favourite websites from the last week

Lensbaby releases Fisheye and Soft Focus Optics

Lensbaby have released two new optics to complement the existing range of optics available for the Lensbaby Composer or Muse. Turn your Lensbaby Composer into a fun fisheye lens with the Fisheye Optic. The Fisheye Optic’s ultra-wide 12mm focal length and 160 degree field of view captures eye-popping fisheye views from infinity all the way … Read moreLensbaby releases Fisheye and Soft Focus Optics

Leaf Aptus-II

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The Leaf Aptus-II series of digital backs offers professional photographers the speed, image quality and flexibility to push their work beyond expectations.

The all new Leaf Aptus-II series includes a top of the line offering with the only True Wide Frame sensor. With the Leaf Aptus-II 10, you can capture what was previously impossible, with a revolutionary, digital sensor that achieves True Wide Frame shooting. This 56mm x 36mm sensor offers a higher resolution (56MP) and allows for fullwidth imaging.


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New Sony Digital Photo Frame & Printer Combo

Sony DPP-F700Sony have announced the release of a new digital photo frame with a built in photo printer in the DPP-F700. The printer uses their current thermal dye-sub printing technology which offers a fast 45 second print time for the standard 4×6 inch durable photograph. The inclusion of the 7 inch digital photo frame provides a rather large preview screen when compared against other printers in this class.

The concept is rather unique and clever. In our home at present it would be great for viewing the images of our son particularly when the grandparents visit. If during the slide show there is an image they really like – which is usually all of them but that point aside – they simply use the unique screen capture mode to print that image then and there.

The ideas is great, however the price is expected to be around R2500.00 making it a bit more than many may wish to spend. Here are the details from the press release.

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Mamiya Launches DM56

New Mamiya DM56 Digital Camera Introduced

Mamiya_DM33_56_backElmsford, NY – October 21, 2009 – Mamiya has partnered with industry leaders Schneider, Phase One and Leaf to produce the best of all worlds — the new Mamiya DM56 professional digital camera.

The camera features a 56 megapixel sensor, and is precision-matched to new optics designed by renowned lens maker Schneider-Kreuznach. “The results have created a new standard for digital images,” says Mamiya Product Marketing Manager Mike Edwards. “The large sensor, 56x36mm, coupled with a 16 bit/channel color palette, provides exceptional color accuracy and rich high dynamic range images in just a single capture. Other digital camera systems simply cannot compare.”

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