Archive for September, 2008

Canon IXUS 870 IS photo gallery

Canon IXUS gallery : Just before my departure to the Photokina show, various test cameras arrived at my door. That means making product shots, charging batteries and cramming them into my already overfull suitcase with all the things I need for the Photokina show. For me as press member, Photokina means more than just visiting the many booths; I am also there to maintain contact with relations we have within the digital imaging industry. For me the day does not end when the Photokina closes its doors at the end of the day, that bit may be clear. In between, I will test the new Canon IXUS 870IS and make some sample pictures with it. The 4x wide angle zoom lens with 3 inch display is the most striking detail on the Canon IXUS 870 IS.

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Seriously flexible : An Indian yoga practitioner performs during …

Seriously flexible : An Indian yoga practitioner performs during the 3rd National Women’s Yoga Championships in Amritsar.

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Pretec releases 64GB and 100GB Compact Flash cards

Pretec releases 64GB and 100GB CF card; the highest capacity CF cards in the world. Continuing the revolution in the field of flash memory card speed and capacity, Pretec today releases 64GB and 100GB, 233X CF cards with access speed of up to 35MB/s, overtaking the Pretec 48GB CF card, the previous world’s record holder for highest capacity CF card; and super high speed 333X 32GB and 50GB CF cards capable of running up to 50 MB per second of Read/Write speed, the highest speed CF card in the world…

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Madagascar’s Remarkable Flora and Fauna

The island nation’s isolation has given rise to some of the world’s most fascinating plants and animals

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Sigma DP2

Sigma DP2The Sigma DP2 is a new compact camera with a 14 megapixel Foveon X3, APS-C sized sensor. Virtually identical to the Sigma DP1, the DP2 has a 41mm lens rather than 28mm, and it has an aperture of f/2.8 (f4 on the DP1). The other significant improvement offered by the Sigma DP2 is the new “TRUE II” image processing engine, which promises to speed up the operation of the camera.

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