Tag Archives: Panasonic

2017 Ending

It’s been an interesting year! While there has been plenty going on in the photo technology world, social and political events have forcefully intruded in a near-overwhelming fashion. We simply can’t escape it. Read John Shaw’s blog. Mirrorless has been … Continue reading

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Disc Storage Not Dead Yet

Though many desktops and laptops no longer come with CD/DVD/Blu-ray drives, the concept of using optical discs for archiving data hasn’t disappeared.  Discs still exhibit positive properties that tend to help them withstand many environmental factors such as dust, water, … Continue reading

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What’s Happening

Lot’s of things going on that have potential consequence for photographers on both ends of the workflow. One is the inexorable push toward video.  4K is all the rage.  New high-rez monitors and laptop displays are popping up everywhere.  Panasonic … Continue reading

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Competing Incentives

It’s the holiday season and the push for you to buy things right now is intense.  The slight improvement in overall outlook for the economy has provided a glimmer of hope, and retailers in general are doing pretty well so … Continue reading

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Compact System Cameras

While the DSLR category of cameras continues to evolve and proliferate, the amorphous group of bodies without reflex finders but with interchangeable lenses is exploding.  It may be hard to pin down this category and give in one specific name; … Continue reading

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Happenings

X-Rite. Advancing technology creates challenges for all involved.  The latest Apple Macintosh operating system upgrade (OS 10.7 Lion) has resulted in a number of compatibility issues with peripherals like printers and color management devices, and manufacturers have been moving rapidly … Continue reading

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Current Events

Hewlett-Packard. In a surprise move, HP announced just two days ago that it will cease all operations related to its webOS products, including the TouchPad tablet and Pre 3 phone, and will likely also sell its PC manufacturing business (see … 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 in Imaging Tools

Connectivity.   For those working with large collections of files, the wires that connect CPU to storage (computer to hard drives) have a significant impact on your time.  Simply waiting for a big file to read or write can tax one’s … Continue reading

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Wildlife, Business Trends

Local wildlife.   It’s nice to know that one doesn’t always need to travel halfway around the world to make compelling images—occasionally willing subjects show up right in the back yard. The new world.   Transformations within societies often come in waves, … Continue reading

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