3D Press Badges

Wearing one of these press badges can either stop you from being shot or be the reason you were shot. Wearing them depends where in the world you work, who is fighting who or even if the protesters are media friendly or not. Tuff call some times! They say PRESS in English and Arabic in case you were wondering and in some countries its the … Continue reading 3D Press Badges

3D Press Badges

Wearing one of these press badges can either stop you from being shot or be the reason you were shot. Wearing them depends where in the world you work, who is fighting who or even if the protesters are media friendly or not. Tuff call some times! They say PRESS in English and Arabic in case you were wondering and in some countries its the … Continue reading 3D Press Badges

Canon G9 Vs Canon 5D

Well here is an interesting way of comparing camera performance, not by using or setting them up to be the same, but by using the best settings for the subject matter, surprisingly (or not) the image quality of the G9 stood up very well and all this without fine tuning the image in post processing which would correct some of the obvious lens flaws like barreling and fringing Continue reading Canon G9 Vs Canon 5D

First Look: Sigma DP1

Jack Howard over at PopPhoto.com has had his hands on the long awaited Sigma DP1 which many pro’s (and serious amateurs too) have been waiting for a review before committing to buying the Canon G9.

Now I like the idea of having a point and shoot with a (35 mm equivalent) 28mm lens but at f4; I don’t think I am fussed! I like to use my Canon G9 at its widest part a lot, but I also like the versatility to be able to add a bit of ZOOM, for when I just can’t get close enough….

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The G9 as a Journalist Tool for the Pro’s

There is a brief piece on Multimedia Shooter about the Canon G9’s use for video and as a pro photographer’s back up for HD Video. Just what the journalist needs in today’s New Media.

There is also a Video piece by San Jose Mercury News with the Canon G9 as the video tool used by all the photographers All further testimony of just how good the G9 is as well as how lovable it is

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Just what can the G9 do in a way of quality?

I just found Bill Lockhart’s blog and his experience with the G9 its well worth a read and his images are fantastic!

I do have to say though that “Digital” is making photographers lazy, with film if you were lazy the results just looked crap, but digital and software…Well enough said!
There are too many tog’s out there just letting the camera sort out the image, and as Bill points out, he took great care to get the exposure right…the wise will research and experiment on this and may even try to apply the Zone System to digital!

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