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May 2003 News  
CompactFlash Reader Roundup
Professional photographers have a wealth of options for transferring pictures from a digital SLR's CompactFlash card to a computer. This report looks at the speed, features and overall usability of 8 external card readers, as well as the PC Card slot of a Mac and a PC laptop.
May 30, 2003 | FULL STORY 
iView MediaPro 1.5.7 adds support for Canon EOS 10D RAW
iView MediaPro 1.5.7 for Mac adds support for the cataloging of RAW files from the Canon EOS 10D, among other changes. The update is free for licensed users of MediaPro; a trial version of the US$90 image cataloging program is also available. Last month, iView released the US$30 Media 1.2, a slimmed-down...
May 28, 2003 | FULL STORY 
New Leica MP is "antithesis of digital"
The washingtonpost.com's Frank Van Riper reports on the new Leica MP rangefinder camera, which has been called "an antithesis to the trend toward digitization and automation" by Leica CEO Hanns-Peter Cohn....
May 27, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Nachtwey wins US$500,000 prize
Photo District News reports that legendary war photographer James Nachtwey is among several recipients of the the 2003 Dan David Prize, a US$500,000 award for "exceptional excellence in the arts, sciences, humanities and public service." PDN also reports on Canadian photojournalist Steve Simon's ongoing America At The Edge project, a photographic look...
May 27, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Lexar announces firmware fix for certain 32X, 40X CompactFlash
Lexar Media has today announced the immediate availability of a fix for an incompatibility between certain Pro Series 32X and 40X CompactFlash cards and the Nikon D1X and D1H.
May 21, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Apple posts Mac OS X colour management overview
A newly-posted PDF on the Apple web site entitled ColorSync in Mac OS X: Technology Overview is chock-full of interesting information on colour management and how it's implemented in the latest Mac operating system....
May 21, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Nikon now shipping D1X with larger frame buffer
Nikon in the US and Canada has informed dealers that it is now distributing the D1X with a larger frame buffer at the same price. In addition, Nikon USA is bundling a certificate for Nikon Capture with the company's flagship digital SLR.
May 20, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Photo Mechanic 4.01 for Windows posted
Photo Mechanic 4.0.1 for Windows fixes a file corruption bug and tweaks several features. The new release is a free update for most licensed users; a trial version is available.
May 20, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Canon posts File Viewer Utility updates
Canon has posted updates to the File Viewer Utility browsing and RAW file processing application it bundles with its digital SLR and other cameras. The Windows version jumps to v1.2.2; the Mac, 1.2.1.
May 19, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Breeze Systems releases Downloader Pro for Windows
Breeze Systems this week has released a feature-rich program for transferring photos from a Canon digital camera or any card reader to a Windows computer. Called Downloader Pro 1.0, the program offers a wealth of renaming and sorting options, lossless rotation of vertical JPEGs from cameras like the EOS 10D that record orientation information in the picture file, automatic embedding of ICC profiles in JPEGs, IPTC captioning of both standard and RAW formats and more.
May 16, 2003 | FULL STORY 
The Digital Journalist focuses on war in Iraq coverage
The Fall of Iraq and Dispatches & War Stories headline the May 2003 issue of The Digital Journalist's look at the photo coverage of the war in Iraq. The online magazine includes articles and hundreds of pictures by Peter Turnley, David Turnley, Vincent LaForet, Tyler Hicks and many more....
May 16, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Walski discusses doctored photo with PDN
Photo District News has published an extensive interview with former Los Angeles Times staff photographer Brian Walski. Walski was fired from the LA Times after he admitted to digitally combining two photos he took of the war in Iraq....
May 8, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Photo Mechanic 4.0 for Windows released
Late yesterday Camera Bits released Photo Mechanic 4.0 for Windows, a complete revamp of the photo browser that is better known among Mac-based newspaper and wire service photographers and is the first update of Photo Mechanic on the Windows platform since January 2002. Fortunately, the new release has been worth the wait: v4.0 is shaping up to be a rock-solid pro image browser.
May 6, 2003 | FULL STORY 
Kodak posts DCS Pro 14n firmware v4.2.2
Kodak today has posted firmware v4.2.2 for the DCS Pro 14n. The new firmware enables the MMC/SD slot, shortens camera startup time, improves long exposure noise processing and more.
May 5, 2003 | 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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