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Introducing The Nikon D4! (And Thanks To Our 1st Class Attendees!)

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After months of rumors, Nikon finally introduced last night the long awaited replacement to their top of the line Nikon D3S - The Nikon D4! The Nikon D4 will use a 16.2-megapixel FX-format (aka full-frame) CMOS sensor that can shoot at up to 11 frames per second and capture full 1080p HD video. Here's a rundown of the specs on this camera: • 16.2MP Full-Frame (FX-format) sensor, sized at 36 x 23.9mm • 91,000-pixel sensor dedicated for 3D Color Matrix metering to assist with autofocus and scene recognition • EXPEED 3 image processor • Back-illuminated buttons • 51-point AF System...

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Catch some fireworks this week!

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We've had a couple of folks ask if we had any tips for shooting fireworks & our answer is yes, we do! We'll devote a portion of our upcoming point & shoot mini-class on how to take great fireworks pictures. That's this Thursday, July 1st @ 7PM,  here at the store. We'll also put up an article with tips on firework photography on Friday. Here's a hint... Many point & shoot digital cameras already have a "fireworks" mode in the built in scene menus. What does it do? We'll let you know later this week... Many thanks to the 16 eagar &...

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All cards are NOT the same!

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The technological advances in digital devices in the last couple of years have been nothing short of staggering. New cellphones are capable of (slowly) taking 8 megapixel photos and point & shoot digital cameras have added burst modes, sweep panoramic capabilities and the ability to shoot HD video. DSLR's like the Canon 7D can shoot up to 8 frames a second along with HD. Fortunately, memory card manufacturers have kept up with the camera Joneses by reformulating their cards to keep up with these new innovations. But it'll help you to know that all memory cards are NOT the same! We've...

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Summer Travel Photo Tips - Part 2

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Shooting International Destinations In this installation of Tamron’s Summer Travel Photography Series, Richard Martin offers tips and techniques for capturing some of the world’s most exotic people and places. By Jennifer Gidman Images by Richard Martin Getting the chance to travel around the globe is a photographer’s dream, an unobstructed window into diverse cultures and lifestyles. Photographer Richard Martin uses his international travels (his favorite destinations include Cuba, Italy, and a recent journey to India) to tap into photography as a mode of communication. “Photography is more than just recording the world,” he explains. “It’s a medium of expression. I’m...

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Should I Format or Just Erase? (What's That #4)

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Many digital camera owners have difficulty understanding the difference between formatting a memory card &  just erasing the images. Both methods of deleting an image (or images)  should be used. Erasing can be done whenever you wish, like when your card is at full capacity or when you need more space on the card. However, a  memory card should be formatted several times a year, particularly if  your camera's performance seems slow or sluggish. You should format more often if your camera is used frequently. When you erase a memory card, individual photos are deleted from their directories on the card. You can erase one image...

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