Monthly Archives: February 2011

New Device Connector Used in Updated MacBook Pros

One port; many uses.   So, are you ready for yet another peripheral connection protocol?  Ready or not, it’s here.  Not exactly a surprise, Intel and Apple have announced the first implementation of what was code named Light Peak during development … Continue reading

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Photo Opportunities & Secondary Tools

Winter birds.   It’s definitely still winter here in Alaska even though the days are rapidly getting longer, and wild creatures keep right on taking care of the day-to-day business of survival.  Late last week on a beautiful cold sunny day, … Continue reading

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New Lenses + Micro Four Thirds Group

Canon.   Take a deep breath and let your imagination run wild for just a second…and then try to wrap you mind around this lens title:  EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x.  That’s what Canon has just announced, along with … Continue reading

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Trends and More Tools

Megapixel race.   There’s been a lot of thoughtful dialogue lately about reduced emphasis on sensor pixel count as a singular criterion for choosing one camera or system over another (see Thom Hogan’s Jan. 24 commentary here).  Not that “megapixels” has … Continue reading

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