Tokina 16-28mm f2.8 Full Frame Lens

Tokina is rumored to be bringing out a new 16-28mm f2.8 full frame lens.  Its thought to be likely announced at Photokina this year. In true Tokina fashion, it’ll likely be built like a tank.  Tokina is famous for its build quality.  You could probably run over most Tokina pro [...] Read more »

Memorial Day 2010


May 31, 2010 is “Memorial Day” in the United States. This is the day that fallen soldiers are honored through ceremonies across the country. Veterans of all ages attend these events providing a grand opportunity to capture history with your camera as well as pay homage to these people who [...] Read more »

Apple TV… It’s BACK!

Engagdget says they have “a source very close to Apple” that confirms there’s a new version of Apple TV coming… and it’s CRAZY cool! Think cloud storage. Think 1080HD on demand that can also be saved to time capsules. Think iPhone 4 OS, apps and all. Perhaps the biggest news… [...] Read more »

Canon 680EX Speedlite

Is there a new Canon Speedlite coming down the pipe?  CanonRumors just posted about a 680EX to replace the 580EXII.  I haven’t heard anything about it, but I’m not surprised. A lot of people weren’t entirely happy with the 580EXII when it came out.  Some even ran out to buy [...] Read more »

Is Someone Thinking of Dropping Micro Four Thirds?


With Photokina 2010 within arm’s reach comes an interesting camera twist. Just this afternoon a “birdie” said that a company associated with Micro Four Thirds is thinking down the road hoping to cover all their bases. This is partially based on the number of introductions of serious amateur cameras using [...] Read more »

Nikon D700 Discontinued?

There’s reports from numerous web sources that the Nikon D700 is discontinued.  Many stores reportedly are either unable to re-order the D700, or have marked down the price, or both. Officially, Nikon seems to be keeping quiet on the issue, but it’s been widely expected that a Nikon D700 replacement [...] Read more »

New Sony Alpha With 1080i Video

David Kilpatrick has some very interesting insight into the coming announcements from Sony, including a new Sony A7XX DSLR that’ll have 1080i video.  Possibly called the A750, it  sounds like it’ll be quite the camera. For those of you that don’t know who David is, it’s worth a trip over [...] Read more »

What Have Been Your Favorite Film Cameras?


During a late night Skype conference call the conversation drifted to film photography. One of the members of our group of four raised a question regarding how many different film-based cameras had we used. Looking back it might surprise some to discover that my own personal introduction to photography came [...] Read more »

Canon 30mm f1.8

CanonRumors heard a story of a Canon rep talking about a new Canon 30mm f1.8 that’ll be coming out to compete with the Nikon 35mm f1.8. I like that the lens would be 30mm instead of 35mm.  The extra 5mm can make all the difference when you need to go [...] Read more »