Canon launches three new lenses

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Here it is on DP Review I can't tell you how long many of my photography buddies have been talking about Canon would 'soon' be coming out with an upgrade to the Canon 24-70mm F2.8 with. Now it's here as the Canon 24-70mm F2.8 II USM...(Soon anyways). It promises a better build quality in a smaller ...

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D800: Another challenger from Nikon

It wasn't long ago (Just a few weeks now) that Nikon introduced us to their new flagship camera, the Nikon D4. We have yet to see real world users put this camera to the test as far as photography and video are concerned but it shouldn't be too long since we're now in February, the ...

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New Nikon D4 Pro DSLR Camera is HERE…soon (Update)

The Nikon D4 has been announced. Let's take a look at what we know about the FX-format 16.2-megapixel CMOS Sensor and other 'stuff' we get with this beast. For photography: Things that I look forward to trying out on this, as far as what's been announced, first and foremost is the 51-point auto-focus system. The way ...

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Another Kickstart Campaign makes it…and offers a lot in return.

I talked a bit about the Kickstarter success that some have had. This time around it goes to the people at Realm Pictures with their project The Underwater Realm. I think what helped them bring in their backers was the offerings to be had: Leading up to the January 1st 2012 deadline, Eve Hazelton (The ...

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The Hobbit Trailer Debut: Will 48 fps be the way to go?

So we get a glimpse into the world of The Hobbit. From the trailer, it looks like it will be quite an adventure...although judging by a trailer is like judging a book by it's cover really. What I am most looking forward to, as a tech geek, is how well the 48 frames per second ...

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Success: Youtubers vs Vimeo Users

With all the sites out there that provide services for you to upload videos and pictures to, it's sometimes hard to decide where you want to plant your feet. Let's take a look at some of the differences between the two as seen from a candid viewer like myself. Youtube for me is a place to ...

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Galaxy Nexus: My change over from Blackberry

I'm going to make this short and sweet: When I bought my Blackberry, I had decided I wanted it because of the QWERTY keyboard and because quite a few of my friends back home were using it. I has heard good things about it. But as time went by and with so many people buying iPhones ...

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Time for Time Lapse

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The idea: I had to go to Umeda this day for work, but it would only be for about an hour. It felt like such a waste to go there and just come back home. I decided to bring my gear with me and do a little time lapse of the area. Many of my ...

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Working on new blog…(tough days and weeks)

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I haven't been on here for several weeks. I celebrated my 33rd birthday, I took care of some pestering health issues, work was busy (June Brides, rainy season) and so on. BUT what I've been doing most when I'm at my computer is working on a new, easier to navigate, more stylish blog. I'm really ...

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Takarazuka Gardens

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Last summer my wife and I took an unexpected trip to the botanical gardens in Takarazuka. All I had on me was my GoProHD....so I went to work. Although GoProHD now sells an LCD for their cameras, in order to more properly compose your shots, I didn't have it back then. Everything really was guess work. ...

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