Camera Wholesalers — digital photography

CES Roundup & Thanks To Our Students!

The PMA/CES Show in Las Vegas ends today and with that, we have a glimpse of the direction that the photo and video manufacturers will taking the market in 2012. There were so many introductions,  it's best we refer you to c/net's blog post on the best photo/video products of CES 2012: http://ces.cnet.com/ces-photo-video/?tag=rtcol;contentAux.1. We'll cover some of the other new items that have been introduced next week, including a series of Canon point & shoots that have "age detection technology"! Hmmmmm... Thanks to our 25 students who came out last night to our 2 basic photo classes. Our "Mirrorless Camera Basics"...

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A Big Sale, A New (Photo) Lab and Great Vacation Pics!

This week, Camera Wholesalers and our friends at Tamron will present a 3-Part Summer Travel Photography Tips Series that we know will be helpful as you take those special vacation shots. We'll cover shooting in the big city, people & places overseas and the natural treasures in our National Parks. The big city's first,  so watch for it soon! This week  also marks the arrival of our new digital dry lab, which replaces our trusted chemical lab printing system from our days in Sumner St.  You'll love the results of this new Noritsu system, with sharp,vivid colors and deep blacks and whites that rival...

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Is Now The Time To Get Evil?

Today's New York Times & nytimes.com has an article by Rik Fairlie that is touting the new Micro 4/3 or E.V.I.L. cameras that according to Fairlie  "are redefining the middle ground of digital photography". We've been spreading the word about these breakthrough cameras since their release last fall, but with the introduction of Olympus' newest PEN camera (the EP-L1) & Panasonic's upcoming G2, and the ability to buy one these cameras now for under $600, the time to do more than consider these cameras is NOW! A perfect time to check out these cameras will be on May 1st, when we'll have our...

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Random Notes for Easter Weekend...

Today's Stamford Advocate has a great article on how our Fairfield County camera clubs & organizations have helped to educate area residents to improve their photographic skills. There's some great tips from area photographer Ron Landis as well: http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/entertainment/article/Photo-success-Practice-expert-direction-432222.php Slowly, the shift from analog to digital photography is becoming complete. First, the word that Fuji has stopped producing most of their color negative films and now, Kodak has stopped producing color sheet paper: http://thephotographypost.com/blogs/post/rachel/kodak-color-sheet-paper---rip-and-sibling-photo-power-574 Yesterday also marked the introduction from Manfrotto of  a new online tutorial platform called the Manfrotto School of Excellence. Allowing users to log on and access the experience...

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B&W? Sepia? Sure, but...(What's That #7)

One of the great things about digital photography is the endless forms of creative output you can produce with your pictures. And the question inevitably comes up whether one should shoot in Black and White or convert my Colored shots later into Black and White (Sepia,etc.). And here's my answer: I always shoot in Color first, then decide later if I wish to change them to B&W. 2 previous images of mine that I posted in our blog post on portraits (my grandson Roman & my dog Princess) were first color shots that I later changed to B&W for dramatic effect. When...

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