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February 2010 News  
Earthquake in Chile in The Big Picture
The Big Picture from The Boston Globe features some dramatic images from the devastating Earthquake in Chile.
February 27, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon updates Digital Photo Professional, other digital SLR apps
Canon has posted updaters for Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor and WFT Utility for Mac and Windows, as well as Original Data Security Tools for Windows only. Changes include support for the upcoming EOS Rebel T2i/550D, the addition of an horizon correction feature to the Trimming Tool in DPP, support for Mac OS X 10.6 in EOS Utility (plus the removal of official support for a long list of older cameras) and more.
February 26, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Rounding up some Olympic moments
There has been no shortage of sports galleries from the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and we've endeavored to round up some of the latest galleries and blogs.*UPDATED*
February 26, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Apple releases Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.1
Apple has released Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.1 for the Mac OS, which adds support for the RAW formats of 11 new digital cameras, including the Olympus E-P1 and EP-2 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.
February 25, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Apple releases Aperture 3.0.1 bug fix update
Apple has released Aperture 3.0.1, an update to the latest version of its pro photo management, image editing and RAW photo conversion application for Mac. The update addresses a long list of bugs.
February 24, 2010 | FULL STORY 
POY competition posts some winning images
The 67th annual Pictures of the Year international competition has posted some of the winners in various categories.
February 24, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Stern shows us people having fun at the Olympics
Stern features a gallery on the fans from various parts of the world enjoying themselves at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
February 23, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Reuters features best of Olympics
Reuters features a gallery on the Best of the Olympics thus far.
February 23, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Interesting backstage fashion images in The Big Picture
The Big Picture from The Boston Globe features Backstage during Fashion Week, a set of fashion images from behind the scenes.
February 23, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon updates firmware for EOS Rebel T1i/500D
Firmware v1.1.0 for the Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D, released today, fixes a problem in which the camera's mirror was sometimes not positioned properly when Live View was activated. Menu wording errors have also been corrected.
February 23, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Delkin, Hoodman and SanDisk introduce new CompactFlash, SDXC memory cards
Delkin and Hoodman have recently introduced new high speed CompactFlash promising greater reliability, while SanDisk has taken the wraps off a 64GB SDXC card. Delkin's CombatFlash series is speed-rated at 625X, available in capacities up to 32GB and built to withstand extreme environmental conditions, while Hoodman's latest RAW CompactFlash is speed-rated at 675X, comes in capacities up to 16GB and utilizes enterprise-level flash memory. SanDisk's highest-capacity Secure Digital card to date is the new Ultra 64GB. It's also the company's first offering in the SDXC variant of this memory card format.
February 22, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon USA announces imagePROGRAF iPF6300, iPF6350 and iPF8300 printers
Canon USA has announced the imagePROGRAF iPF6300, iPF6350 and iPF8300 wide format photo printers. The trio utilize a newly formulated 12-colour Lucia EX inkset for promised wider colour gamut and ship with improved drivers and plug-ins.
February 22, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, Nikon D3S supported in Capture One 5.1 suite
Phase One has released v5.1 of its Capture One suite of RAW conversion and image editing applications, adding conversion support for RAW files captured with the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, Nikon D3S, several Leaf digital backs and more, plus new editing tools.
February 22, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Think Tank Photo to ship Retrospective shoulder bag series this spring
Also unveiled today by Think Tank Photo is a series of three soft-sided shoulder bags and two lens changers. Called Retrospective and available in both black canvas and a patterned canvas called Pinestone, the new series is meant to evoke the classic look of earlier pro camera bags.
February 20, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Think Tank Photo unveils supersized Logistics Manager roller
If you have a need to schlep around multiple camera bodies and supertelephoto lenses plus accessories or, like us, you've been wanting a better way to carry the core of a studio flash lighting kit in one well-protected case, the new Logistics Manager roller from Think Tank Photo is well worth a look.
February 20, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Vancouver 2010 in The Big Picture
The Big Picture from The Boston Globe features images from the Winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010, part 1 of 2.
February 20, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Einstein 640 monolight release delayed
Lighting maker Paul C. Buff has announced this week that the release of the slick Einstein 640 monolight will almost certainly be delayed beyond the late February/early March shipping timeframe recently given by the company. The delay, says company founder Paul Buff in a statement on the Einstein 640 pre-order page, is the result of a sudden medical problem afflicting Chief Engineer Mike Morgan.
February 19, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon USA press release highlights EOS-1D Mark IV autofocus
Canon USA has issued a press release today, highlighting the EOS-1D Mark IV's sports autofocus capabilities.
February 19, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Photographer posts interesting panoramas of Olympic venues
Photographer Kari Kuukka has posted several interesting panoramas showing the Olympic venues at Whistler, one of the host areas of the XXI Olympic Winter Games going on right now in and around Vancouver, Canada. Kuukka used a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Sigma 8mm fisheye lens to capture sweeping views of Whistler's main press centre as well as several competition sites.
February 19, 2010 | FULL STORY 
PhotoShelter to add PicScout IRC image licensing technology
PhotoShelter and PicScout have announced a partnership that will enable member photos to automatically make use of PicScout's ImageIRC, an image licensing technology.
February 18, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Demonstration of Photoshop 1.0 part of twenty year celebration tomorrow
Adobe is gearing up to celebrate twenty years of Photoshop tomorrow, hosting both real and virtual events worldwide in which fans of the image editing software can learn tips, see a demonstration of Photoshop 1.0 plus meet the people behind it and more.
February 18, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Olympic images Captured by Post blog
The Denver Post blog, Captured, features a large-image gallery of The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics So Far...
February 17, 2010 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic gallery features Wolf Wars
Wolves are making a comeback in the west but not everyone is happy about it in Wolf Wars, a feature gallery from National Geographic. Changing Tribes, another gallery on the same page also caught our eye.
February 17, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Stern posts Olympic gallery
In our search for a good Vancouver 2010 Olympic gallery, Germany's Stern came through with a good collection of images.
February 17, 2010 | FULL STORY 
WHNPA posts contest winners
The White House News Photographers Association features The Eyes of History 2010 complete with still photography galleries from the various categories.
February 15, 2010 | FULL STORY 
CPN features 2009 World Press winners
The Canon Professional Network features a slideshow and story on the 2009 winners of the 53rd annual World Press Photo Contest.
February 15, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Vancouver 2010 opening ceremonies caught in The Big Picture
The Big Picture from The Boston Globe has a nice gallery of Opening Ceremonies for Vancouver 2010.
February 13, 2010 | FULL STORY 
An analysis of EOS-1D Mark IV autofocus performance
Does Canon's newest 1-series digital SLR deliver reliable peak action sports autofocus? Here's what we've found, in words and over 900 downloadable full resolution pictures.
February 11, 2010 | FULL STORY 
The Big Picture features the torch relay
The Big Picture from The Boston Globe features Olympic Torch Relay nearly complete, a large-image gallery of nice images documenting the passage of the torch across Canada to Vancouver for the start of the Olympic Winter Games Feb. 12.
February 11, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Reuters takes a look Inside Kashmir
Reuters features a large slideshow of images from Inside Kashmir.
February 11, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Monitor daily gallery a good one
The Christian Science Monitor features some nice images in its daily gallery today.
February 10, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon Canada to launch revamped CPS program in April
Canon Canada has begun informing Canadian CPS members that they will be announcing a revamped version of the CPS program in April. The company is not revealing any details about what the new program will look like, saying only it will "offer our members an even greater level of service and help to ensure your continued success through professional partnership with Canon Canada."
February 10, 2010 | FULL STORY 
One in 8 Million series discussed
We have been long-time fans of the New York Times' One in 8 Million series and always wondered how it was put together. The Times features a 7-page Talk to The Times: One in 8 Million story which introduces members of team who talk about the concept then take part in a Q&A. Photographer Todd Heisler answers questions about his role both in the Q&A and in Shoptalk: With Todd Heisler.
February 10, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Nature's Best features some of nature's best images
Nature's Best Photography features a nice slideshow of images from the natural world on its homepage.
February 10, 2010 | FULL STORY 
onOne Software submits new version of DSLR Camera Remote to Apple's App Store
onOne Software has submitted DSLR Camera Remote 1.3 for the iPhone and iPod Touch to Apple's App Store. It fixes several bugs, enables LiveView and Bulb exposure mode to be used simultaneously and adds support for the Canon EOS 7D and EOS-1D Mark IV plus the Nikon D3S.
February 10, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Camera Bits posts official release of Photo Mechanic 4.6.3
Camera Bits has posted the official release of Photo Mechanic 4.6.3 for Mac and Windows. The update adds the ability for the program's Live Ingest feature to import RAW files (including RAW+JPEG pairs), plus it fixes a variety of bugs.
February 10, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Apple releases Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.0
Apple has released Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.0 for the Mac OS, which adds support for Canon's reduced-resolution sRAW and mRAW formats as well as the PowerShot S90, plus Leica's D-LUX 4 and three models from Panasonic.
February 9, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Weather always a photo opp
The Christian Science Monitor features Snowmageddon, a collection of weather images from the recent snow storms on the eastern seaboard of the U.S.
February 9, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Apple announces Aperture 3
Apple today has unveiled Aperture 3, a new release of its pro photo management and raw conversion application for Mac. A new non-destructive brushes feature with automatic edge detection leads the list of changes. Other changes include the addition of adjustment presets, a full-screen browser mode, slideshows that can incorporate still photos, video and audio plus much more.
February 9, 2010 | FULL STORY 
PhotoBlog features man-made, ice-climbing challenge
PhotoBlog from MSNBC features an interesting collection of images including a man-made ice waterfall in Iowa.
February 9, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Nikon posts firmware update for D3S
Nikon has posted firmware update v1.01 for the D3S that fixes an instance of the camera's change card ("CHA") message appearing with certain CompactFlash cards and tweaks the behaviour of the video mode.
February 9, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Nikon announces 16-35mm f/4 VR, 24mm f/1.4
Nikon has unveiled two new wide angle lenses: the AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED and AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR.
February 8, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Photo Journal gallery well worth a look
Photo Journal from The Wall Street Journal features an interesting lead photo in the Feb. 3 gallery that doesn't appear in the Photos of the Week: Feb. 1- Feb. 5.
February 8, 2010 | FULL STORY 
The Big Picture features Colorful India
The Big Picture from The Boston Globe features a collection of images on Colorful India.
February 8, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon unveils EOS Rebel T2i/550D
Canon has unveiled the EOS Rebel T2i, its best-appointed Rebel class camera to date that offers many of the key features of the EOS 7D at a fraction of the cost. The T2i includes a 17.92 million image pixel CMOS sensor, fires at up to 3.7fps, sports 63-zone metering and 9-point AF systems, is compatible with both SD/SDHC and SDXC format memory cards and can capture 1080p video at 30fps (its other resolution and frame rate options are the same as the 7D, plus it incorporates a stereo external mic jack too).
February 8, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Camera Bits posts release candidate of Photo Mechanic 4.6.3
Camera Bits has posted a release candidate of Photo Mechanic 4.6.3 for Mac and Windows. The update adds the ability for the program's Live Ingest feature to import RAW files (including RAW+JPEG pairs), plus it fixes a variety of bugs.
February 7, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Canon announces EOS E1 plug-in for transferring digital SLR video to Final Cut Pro
Canon today has announced the availability of the EOS E1 plug-in, which is meant to allow "simple and easy transfer of video content from Canon's EOS DSLR cameras directly into Final Cut Pro." It's compatible with the EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 7D and EOS-1D Mark IV and is a free download from the Apple website, says a Canon USA press release.*UPDATED*
February 5, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Paul C. Buff Australia now accepting pre-orders for Einstein 640 monolight
Paul C. Buff Australia is now accepting pre-orders for the Einstein 640. Colour temperature consistency and crisp freezing of motion are the signature features promised for the new 640ws monolight, which was unveiled in October 2009 and is slated to ship no sooner than roughly the end of February 2010.
February 3, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Monitor features a gallery of moon shots
The Christian Science Monitor features an interesting gallery of images on The full moon.
February 3, 2010 | FULL STORY 
Reuters posts best of January
Reuters has posted Pictures of the month: January, a collection of the best images from the news agency's photographers from across the globe.
February 2, 2010 | FULL STORY 
NatureScapes.Net gallery features best of 2009
NatureScapes.Net features 2009 Images of the Year, a fine gallery of images from the natural world.
February 2, 2010 | FULL STORY 
  XQD, Ethernet and the Nikon D4 (View)
  LPA Design announces PocketWizard Plus III transceiver (View)
  Announced: Nikon D800 with 36.15 million image pixel sensor (View)
  Review: Delock Card Reader FireWire B (Nr. 91694) (View)
  Review: Lexar 1000X blazes to 129MB/s read speed, best-in-class write speeds (View)
  Q&A with Nikon D4 engineer Toshiaki Akagi (View)
  Larger sensor at the heart of 14.20 million image pixel Canon Powershot G1 X (View)
  Nikon announces 16.16 million image pixel, 10fps D4 digital SLR (View)
  First Look: Nikon Mount Adapter FT1 (View)
  Review: Nikon Speedlight SB-910 (View)
  Feature: Stephen Mallon shoots a bridge's journey (View)
  Feature: Wildlife shooter Scott Linstead captures slices of time (View)
  Tip: Alternate mounting options for the Vagabond Mini Lithium (View)
  Review: Nikon's J1 and V1 cameras and 1 Nikkor lenses (View)
  Canon announces 17.92 million image pixel EOS-1D X (View)
  Feature: William B. Plowman goes underground (View)
  Feature: Joel Hawksley starts a photography career (View)
  Review: the Apple iMac 21.5-inch (View)
  Feature: impressions of the Apple iPad 2 (View)
  Review: M.I.C. CF Card Reader for iPad and iPad 2 (View)
  Feature: the quiet, lovely photographs of Joseph O. Holmes (View)
  Photosmith iPad app now available (View)
  Eye-Fi Direct Mode for X2 SDHC cards rolling out today (update 2) (View)
  Feature: Carl de Souza self-assignment produces remarkable steel mill photos (View)
  Feature: Robert Seale on photographing Evan Longoria for Sports Illustrated (View)
  Feature: Crisp light, great moments typify the wedding photography of Cliff Mautner (View)
  Review: Vagabond Mini Lithium portable power pack (View)
  Review: blueSLR remote trigger and geolocation system for Nikon (View)
  Patent infringment suit filed on eve of 344MHz Phottix Atlas production (updated) (View)
  Dynalite revamps power pack lineup, releases high performance 1600ws pack (View)
  Review: the Nikon Speedlight SB-700 (updated) (View)
  A first look at ShutterSnitch 2.0 for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch (View)
  PocketWizard MiniTT1, FlexTT5 for Nikon head to dealers (View)
  Photokina 2010: Beyond the cameras, part 2 (View)
  Photokina 2010: Beyond the cameras, part 1 (View)
  Wireless photography with an iPad and ShutterSnitch (View)
  Canon Expo 2010 kicks off in New York (View)
  Fighter jet crash "one of the most unforgettable moments," says photographer (View)
  Stopping action with the Paul C. Buff Einstein 640 monolight (View)
  An analysis of EOS-1D Mark IV autofocus performance (View)
  PLM umbrellas offer sweet combo of efficiency and softness (View)
  A first look at Nikon D3S high ISO image quality, plus the new 70-200mm f/2.8 (View)
  LibertyPak Little Genny LG400 provides premium portable power for strobes (View)
  DSLR Camera Remote for iPhone comes to life in v1.1 (View)
  Revamped MacBook Pro line delivers top-notch display quality (View)
  A look inside Nikon's Sendai digital SLR factory (View)
  An analysis of EOS-1D Mark III autofocus performance (View)
  Notes from Canon headquarters (View)
  Staying sharp: A veteran news shooter seeks new challenges (View)
  Beneath the waves with the Nikon D2X (View)
  Alex Majoli points and shoots (View)
  A look back at the NC2000 (View)
  Shooting the D1X for National Geographic (View)

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