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August 2008 News  
Full-screen, high-resolution slide shows improve viewing
Photo District News' PDNPULSE cites the New York Times as the latest publication offering full-screen, high resolution slide shows.
August 29, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Microsoft and Nikon ink cross-licensing agreement
Microsoft and Nikon have announced a patent cross-licensing agreement in which they agree to share unspecified technologies in future products from each company. As part of the deal, Nikon will pay Microsoft an undisclosed amount of money.
August 28, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nikon posts D90 brochure, sample photos, sample video
Nikon has posted a sixteen page brochure on the D90, as well as sample photos and sample video shot with the new camera.
August 26, 2008 | FULL STORY 
SanDisk unveils Extreme III SDHC 30MB/s Edition
SanDisk today announced Extreme III SDHC 4GB, 8GB and 16GB cards with a speed rating of 30MB/second. The new line has been developed in conjunction with Nikon to deliver particularly fast write speeds in the D90, and potentially class leading card-to-computer transfer rates with the upcoming SanDisk ImageMate Multi-Card USB 2.0 Reader/Writer.
August 26, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nikon D90 to include Eye-Fi wireless control menu
Eye-Fi has announced today that Nikon's D90 digital SLR will detect when one of its Eye-Fi memory/wireless Wi-Fi transmitter SD cards is inserted and make visible an Eye-Fi menu on the rear LCD.
August 26, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nikon announces D90 with 720p video capture
Nikon's new D90 digital SLR packs a 12.21 million image pixel CMOS sensor, 4.5 fps still photo shooting rate, LiveView and 720p video capture into a lightweight body with the same dimensions as the D80 it replaces. The new model is slated to ship in September 2008 at an expected street price of US$999.95 in the U.S. We have a rundown of the new model, with particular emphasis on its video mode features.
August 26, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Canon EOS 50D weighs in at 15.06 million image pixels, 6.3 fps
Canon has announced a new digital SLR that puts a 15.06 million image pixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor and three inch (diagonal), 920,000 dot rear LCD into the body of an EOS 40D, then mixes in a variety of image enhancement and minor functionality changes. Called the EOS 50D, the main attraction of the evolutionary model will be its new sensor, which is promised to offer noticeably better quality at upper ISO settings in addition to a 50% bump in the number of pixels. Alongside the new camera, Canon has announced an all-purpose zoom, the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS.
August 25, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photo by Daily Mail staffer helps overturn taekwondo decision
A photo by Daily Mail photographer Dave Shopland, taken with a Nikon D3 and depicting a crucial moment in Olympic taekwondo that was missed by judges scoring the quarter-final bout, was the impetus for reversing a judging error that had cost a British athlete the win.
August 25, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Koudelka's photos of Soviet invasion featured
Images from Josef Koudelka's new book Invasion 68: Prague, based the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, are featured in a major exhibition at the Aperture Gallery in New York.
August 25, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photo director discusses the power of photography
David Griffin, photo director at National Geographic, talks about and demonstrates the power of photography in a multimedia presentation on TED.
August 21, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photosynth processing, uploading service now available to the public
Microsoft has announced that Photosynth, its stunning three-dimensional photo display technology, has moved beyond the demonstration stage and is now available for photographers to process and upload their own Photosynths. The free service works only on Windows XP and Vista, both for preparing and viewing Photosynths, though Mac compatibility is promised in the future.
August 20, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Slideshow features fine images from the Yukon
Fritz Mueller's portfolio contains a number of image galleries not least of which is a slideshow featuring the spectacular nature of the Canadian Yukon.
August 20, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Photographers praise the efficiency of the Beijing Olympics
A Photo District News' pdnonline report called Beijing Makes the Grade says photographers are in enthusiastic agreement that the Olympic Games are the best-run in years.
August 19, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Olympic panorama before 100m final shows photographers, Beijing National Stadium
A 360 degree high resolution panorama, shot by Kari Kuukka from a photographer's corral about 30 minutes before the start of the men's 100m final at Beijing National Stadium on Saturday, gives an up close look at the working shooters in attendance and the Canon and Nikon gear they were using.*UPDATED*
August 17, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nervian to ship card reader for Mac desktops in October
Nervian, a new company based in California, has announced plans to ship a memory card reader designed to sit securely inside the handle opening of an Apple Power Mac G5 or Mac Pro desktop. Called the CardReader Pro, it's a USB 2.0 reader that features four memory card slots with support for CompactFlash, SD/SDHC and other formats.
August 13, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Beijing National Aquatics Center photo shows Canon-Nikon Olympic mix
A high-resolution photo circulating on the web, taken of one of the photographer corrals at the Beijing National Aquatics Centre earlier this week, shows about 100 accredited shooters using a mix of both Canon and Nikon equipment. If you like to see sports photographers in action, the photo is worth a peek.*UPDATED*
August 13, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Capture One 4.1.2 expands lens correction to Hasselblad, Contax mount lenses
Phase One has today released Capture One 4.1.2 for Mac and Windows, an update to the RAW conversion application that expands its Lens+ and Focus+ lens correction features to support a range of lenses for Hasselblad H/V and Contax mounts.
August 13, 2008 | FULL STORY 
The Beijing Olympics, in pictures
The web is filled with fine pictures from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, of the competitors themselves and of the photographers packing for and covering the event. Here are links to galleries and blogs that have caught our eye so far.
August 12, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Lenovo unveils ThinkPad W700 laptop geared to pro photographers
Lenovo today has unveiled the ThinkPad W700, a widescreen 17 inch Windows laptop that has been developed expressly for the working digital photographer. In addition to CPU options that include Intel's new mobile quad core processor, a maximum of 8GB of RAM, up to three internal hard drives (two if you don't want to forsake the optical disc drive) and top-end Nvidia Quadro FX 3700M graphics, the W700 features an integrated screen calibrator and mini Wacom tablet plus both SD and CompactFlash card slots.
August 11, 2008 | FULL STORY 
National Geographic images show Moscow at night
National Geographic features a photo gallery of images called Moscow Never Sleeps by photographer Gerd Ludwig.
August 11, 2008 | FULL STORY 
David L. Ryan talks about images from Aloft
Boston Globe photographer David L. Ryan describes photography from airplanes and helicopters in a multimedia presentation called Aloft.
August 8, 2008 | FULL STORY 
SI captures opening ceremonies in Beijing
Sports Illustrated's SI.COM features a slideshow of opening ceremonies images from the Olympics in Beijing.
August 8, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Reuters posts the best images from July
Reuters has posted a 44-image slideshow of the Pictures of the Month: July 2008.
August 8, 2008 | FULL STORY 
LPA Design releases beta firmware for the PocketWizard MultiMAX
LPA Design has made available in beta form a user-installable update to the firmware for USB port-equipped PocketWizard MultiMAX radio remotes. Beta version 7.33 adds two features - an RF interference meter and a range-extending repeater function - plus it corrects a transmit mode bug. We have a look at the new features and how to install the firmware that will bring these features to your USB MultiMAX.
August 7, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Camera Bits releases Photo Mechanic 4.5.3.2
Camera Bits has released v4.5.3.2 of Photo Mechanic for Mac and Windows, after a public beta period. The release fixes a number of minor bugs, adds support for rendering RAW files from the Nikon D60 and Olympus E-3 in the Mac version plus it introduces product activation to the pro photo browsing and transfer program for the first time.
August 6, 2008 | FULL STORY 
PictureCode releases Noise Ninja plug-in for Aperture
PictureCode has today released Noise Ninja for Aperture. The powerful noise reduction software is now available as an image editing plug-in for Apple's pro photo management and RAW conversion application for Mac.
August 5, 2008 | FULL STORY 
World Press's Edition 10 of Enter is online
World Press Photo's 10th edition of Enter, the web magazine from its education department, features four photographers with accompanying stories and image galleries.
August 4, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Nikon USA highlights details of Capture NX2 upgrade policy
Nikon USA has issued a statement this morning that highlights the upgrade details for licensed users of Capture NX 1.x who want to move to Capture NX2.
August 4, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Canon EOS-1D Mark III autofocus analysis updated
Our analysis of Canon EOS-1D Mark III AF with firmware v1.2.3 installed is now live. After more than a year, three firmware updates and a hardware fix, does the camera now offer reliable autofocus? Here, in over 17,000 words, is our answer.
August 1, 2008 | FULL STORY 
Canon's cpn features Brent Stirton
Canon Professional Network's Behind the lens features Getty Images photographer Brent Stirton with a story and photo gallery.
August 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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