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October 2008 News  
Blog highlights fine photos of departing Sydney Morning Herald shooters
An entry in the Talking Pictures blog on the Sydney Morning Herald website highlights the fine work of departing staff photographers Tim Clayton, Peter Morris, Craig Golding and Bob Pearce, as well as Rick Stevens, a colleague who left the paper some time ago. The small collection of photos gives an interesting glimpse of life in and around Australia's largest city.*Updated*
October 31, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Canon sees first drop in profits in nine years, Nikon cuts profit forecast
A stronger yen and slower sales of cameras and copiers has led Canon Inc. to predict its first drop in annual profit levels in nine years. Nikon Corp. has lowered its profit forecast as well, also because of the increasing value of the yen against key currencies, plus lower sales of stepper equipment. Nikon's digital camera sales remain healthy, and the company has bumped up its sales targets for both digital SLR and compact models.
October 30, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Access to Digital Railroad archives extended
The firm responsible for winding down Digital Railroad has extended the availability of photographer archives through until October 31 at about midnight Pacific time, says a press release from PhotoShelter, whose CEO helped orchestrate the extension.
October 30, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Gallery shows the character of Central Montana
Politics aside, there are some nice images in the Washington Posts's gallery from Michael Williamson called The Innocents at Home.
October 30, 2008 | FULL STORY 
BBC News selects best wildlife photos
The BBC Wildlife magazine and London's Natural History Museum have selected five outstanding photos from the 44th Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008 awards.
October 30, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Editor & Publisher selects 2008 Photos of the Year
Editor & Publisher has selected its 2008 Photos of the Year in the categories of news, feature, sports, photo essay and grand prize winner.
October 29, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Flashback provides some great images of the past
Each month of the year, National Geographic's Flashback features a different historical photo from the magazine's archives and is well worth a look.
October 29, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photographer captures Thirst For Grit
Lance Rosenfield's black and white images of small town rodeos demonstrate the tough life of a cowboy and are a good fit for the slideshow's title of Thirst For Grit.
October 29, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Video tutorials introduce Noise Ninja for Aperture, how to integrate with Lightroom
PictureCode has recently posted video tutorials showing how to process both single and multiple photos within Noise Ninja for Aperture, as well as how to integrate the Noise Ninja standalone application with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
October 28, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Digital Railroad winds up operations
In a notice to its members today, online photo storage and sales provider Digital Railroad indicates that it's ceasing operations, and that access to photographer archives could be switched off by October 29, 2008.
October 28, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Err 99, other bugs fixed with Canon EOS 50D firmware v1.0.3
An instance in which the camera would display Err 99 and fail to fire, as well as other fixes, have been made in firmware v1.0.3 for the Canon EOS 50D.
October 28, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nikon releases firmware update for D300
Nikon has released firmware v1.10 for the D300, introducing a long list of refinements and fixes to the midrange digital SLR.
October 28, 2008 | FULL STORY 
PDN interviews Bill Eppridge
Dan Havlik of Photo District News interviews former Life magazine photojournalist Bill Eppridge about covering Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s, a comparison to Barack Obama today and his switch from Nikon film cameras to digital photography and the Nikon D700.
October 27, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Vanity Fair picks The 25 Best News Photographs
The editors at Vanity Fair have selected The 25 Best News Photographs in honour of the magazine's 25th anniversary.
October 26, 2008 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic gallery focuses on elephant seals
National Geographic is featuring a gallery of outstanding images by Yves Momatiuk and John Eastcott on the elephant seals of South Georgia Island.
October 25, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Hensel Porty Lithium packs to ship ahead of schedule
The innovative Hensel Porty Lithium power packs are to begin shipping next month, ahead of the 2009 release date the company had set out earlier this fall. Beginning in November 2008, both the 600ws Porty 6 and 1200ws Porty 12 packs will emerge in small quantities at retailers in Europe, the U.S. and other regions in which Hensel products are sold, with larger volumes expected to begin flowing out of Hensel's production facility in Germany early next year. We learned this and more about the new location lighting gear at the PhotoPlus Expo trade show in New York today.
October 23, 2008 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic explores the crystal underworld
National Geographic features a gallery of interesting photos from the crystal caves of Mexico called Crystal Palace by photographer Carsten Peter.
October 23, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Adobe to post Lightroom, Camera Raw updates this evening
Adobe is planning to release Photoshop Lightroom 2.1 and Camera Raw 5.1 this evening.
October 22, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Reuters highlights a portfolio of work
Reuters highlights a Portfolio of work from photojournalist Gleb Garanich.
October 22, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Wired News galleries explore motion
Wired News features a reader-selected gallery of images exploring motion in photography and another gallery of selections from the editors.
October 22, 2008 | FULL STORY 
The Big Picture features air racing
The Boston Globe's The Big Picture features the sport of air racing which looks for all the world like a disaster waiting to happen.
October 22, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Horse racing featured in The Age gallery
Melbourne's The Age features a number multimedia horse racing galleries in its current online edition but our favourite is Trackwork in Spring.
October 21, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Natural-born bloodsuckers revealed
The New York Times features a slideshow on nature's phlebotomists and their choice of meals.
October 21, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Reuters features an "oops" gallery
Reuters has a penchant for coming up with galleries featuring different themes and the Down we go is one of the latest examples.
October 21, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Apple releases Aperture 2.1.2
Apple has released Aperture 2.1.2 for Mac, a free update to the pro photo management and RAW conversion application that is meant to improve the printed quality of books, cards and calendars prepared and ordered from within Aperture.
October 20, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Hensel PDF covers Porty Lithium system, more
Hensel has posted a PDF showcasing its latest lighting products, including the Lithium battery-powered Porty 6 and Porty 12 power packs and heads.
October 20, 2008 | FULL STORY 
PhotoShelter rolls out improvements to Personal Archive service
PhotoShelter today launched Personal Archive 2.0, the name being given to a range of enhancements made to the company's online photo storage and sales service. New templates, an embeddable photo widget and a forum for subscribers are among the changes introduced.
October 20, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Quantum announces Qflash TRIO wireless flash system
Slated to ship in December, Quantum Instruments has announced the Qflash TRIO, a new flash system that melds a FreeXwire-compatible wireless radio with a shoe-mount flash unit that's designed to work with either Canon or Nikon digital SLR cameras.
October 17, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Post publishes pumpkins and Top 10 Sports galleries
A Washington Post gallery on The Sports Top 10 packs quite a punch as well as another gallery on the site that deals with all the wild and crazy things people do with pumpkins.
October 17, 2008 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic gallery focuses on Our Vanishing Night
National Geographic's Jim Richardson has a fine gallery of images dealing with light pollution called Our Vanishing Night.
October 16, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Winners selected in Small World contest
Nikon's Small World Photomicrography Competition has posted The Winners 2008 gallery.
October 16, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nikon D700 added to the CF/SD Performance Database
The Nikon D700 has been added to the CF/SD Performance Database.
October 15, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Reuters features gallery on reflections
Reuters has posted an interesting gallery of images from around the world called Reflecting creativity.
October 15, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Phase One ships Capture One 4 PRO
Phase One is now shipping Capture One 4 PRO for Mac and Windows.
October 15, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Camera Raw 5.1, due next week, to add support for newest cameras
Adobe Photoshop CS4, which began shipping yesterday for Mac and Windows, will see an update to its RAW file conversion plug-in next week, say Adobe's Tom Hogarty.
October 15, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Adobe ships Photoshop CS4, rest of Creative Suite 4 apps
Adobe has begun shipping Photoshop CS4, Photoshop CS4 Extended and the other applications that comprise Creative Suite 4.
October 14, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Apple updates MacBook, MacBook Pro, introduces LED desktop display
Apple rolled out updates to its MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops today, and introduced a 24 inch Cinema Display with an LED backlight.
October 14, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photography depicts wildfire situation in California
The New York Times features a small gallery of images, some of them spectacular, showing the California Wildfires.
October 14, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photographer specializes in train photography
Wired News features the black-and-white train photography of Jim Shaughnessy along with an interview in the Golden Age of Trains in Black and White.
October 14, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Adobe Camera Raw 4.6 available for download
Adobe today has released Camera Raw 4.6 for Photoshop CS3 on Mac and Windows. The latest version of the RAW conversion plug-in extends its support to RAW files taken with the Canon EOS 50D, Nikon D90, Sony DSLR-A900 and several other compact cameras, digital SLRs and medium format backs.
October 10, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Canon, Nikon, Sony cameras added to CF/SD Performance Database
The Canon EOS 50D, Nikon D90 and Sony DSLR-A900 have been added to the CF/SD Performance Database. Over 90 CompactFlash cards have been performance tested in the new cameras from Canon and Sony, and over 45 SD and SDHC cards have been run through Nikon's latest digital SLR.
October 9, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Sam Abell talks about The Life of A Photograph
Photo District News has an interview with photographer Sam Abell, who has a new book out called The Life of A Photograph.
October 9, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Star photos demonstrate the stock market hurt
The Toronto Star has amassed one of the best collections of images showing the anxiety and pain of the recent global financial crisis in this photo gallery.
October 9, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Post showcases animal images from around the world
The washingtonpost.com has compiled a nice gallery showcasing animal images from throughout the world.
October 9, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photographic expedition explores cowboys and crocodiles
Greg Gibson Photography has posted a multimedia presentation containing some outstanding images called Cowboys and Crocodiles by Greg Gibson and Izan Petterle.
October 8, 2008 | FULL STORY 
msnbc features Nature's Best Photography
In addition to its excellent weekly slideshow, msnbc is featuring a slideshow on Nature's Best Photography.
October 8, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Ken Kobre launches video and multimedia photojournalism guide
Photojournalism instructor and author Ken Kobre has launched KobreGuide, a new online guide to the best multimedia and video photojournalism.
October 8, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Galleries and text focus on fall colours
On Nature Photographers, Joseph Rossbach contributes a pair of articles with galleries focusing on fall colours: Vermont Color Kingdom of the Northeast and 8 Essential Tips For Autumn Color.
October 6, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Reuters gallery revisits the Dirty Thirties
A Reuters gallery revisits the old black and white images of the Great Depression in a gallery called Dirty Thirties.
October 6, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Health issues and sapphire mining featured on the Big Picture
The Big Picture from the Boston Globe is featuring Roberto Schmidt's images in the sapphire mines of Madagascar, James Nachtwey's work on Awareness of XDR-TB and compelling images from a gallery on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
October 6, 2008 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic slideshow features the Ozarks
National Geographic features Peter Essick's images in a gallery called Intimate Wild: Ozark Highlands Trail.
October 6, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Reuters presents Pictures of the Month for September
Reuters has posted a gallery of its best images from Reuters photographers around the world in Pictures of the Month: September 2008 and from the lighter side is a gallery of images from the animal world called Fuzz, fur and feathers.
October 3, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photojournalist Jim Nachtwey's TED Prize wish revealed
Photojournalist Jim Nachtwey's TED Prize wish was revealed today, along with the powerful photographs and website that the TED organization has helped fund. Nachtwey has used the US$100,000 award from his 2007 TED Prize win to concentrate on shooting pictures of and increasing awareness about a form of tuberculosis that is described as "extremely drug-resistant" and has been given the moniker XDR-TB.
October 3, 2008 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic features stormy weather photos
Editors at National Geographic feature a multimedia gallery of their favourite stormy weather photos submitted by readers.
October 3, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Expandable Think Tank Photo Shape Shifter built for the news shooter
Later this year, photo bag maker Think Tank Photo will release the Shape Shifter, a way-cool photo backpack that expands to carry both photo gear and a laptop to the assignment, then contracts to about half its maximum depth to hold just your computer and accessories while you shoot. If you're a newspaper or wire service photographer, or you simply need to carry a minimum of equipment on your back while you make pictures, the Shape Shifter may be for you. We have a review of the upcoming bag, based on prototype units currently in use here.
October 1, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Images show 50 years of NASA
Reuters has posted a slideshow of memorable moments relating to aerospace called 50 years of NASA.
October 1, 2008 | 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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