a little bit of everything…

Sony a550

A550 Initial review & samples vs. A300 at dpreview
Gigapan Epic Does 2,904 Megapixels at 2009 World Series (source: photographybay)
Sony makes a Loss; digital camera sales remain constant. Read the photoscala article about Sony financial results in quarter two.
And finally something horrible for you: Take a look at the new Red Scarlet digital camera: http://reduser.net/forum/showthread.php?t=37011&page=3.

a little bit of everything…

Sony Alpha A850 preview made by whatdigitalcamera


The japanese blog wrote a previewjapanese or english (google translation)


Nik Viveza 2 for Photoshop, Lightroom & Aperture (It is a plug-in for selective color and light control). Click here to see the product in amazon.com: Nik Software


Sony Announces S-Frame DPP-F700 Photo Frame with Built-in Photo Printer. via: dslrphoto.com


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 (Beta Version)


Adobe launches the public Lightroom 3 beta version. You can download the software for free!

Some of the new features included for you to play with in the Lightroom 3 beta are:

* Brand new performance architecture, building for the future of growing image libraries
* State-of-the-art noise reduction to help you perfect your high ISO shots
* Watermarking tool that helps you customize and protect your images with ease
* Portable sharable slideshows with audio—designed to give you more flexibility and impact on how you choose to share your images, you can now save and export your slideshows as videos and include audio
* Flexible customizable print package creation so your print package layouts are all your own
* Film grain simulation tool for enhancing your images to look as gritty as you want
* New import handling designed to make importing streamlined and easy
* More flexible online publishing options so you can post your images online to certain online photo sharing sites directly from inside Lightroom 3 beta (may require third-party plug-ins)

The official Adobe announcement: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/lightroom3/?PID=3154956

A first look review from Terry White: http://terrywhite.com/techblog/archives/3747

And Adobe Lightroom 3 videos are available here: http://www.photoshopuser.com/lightroom3/

Sony A550 commercial

We are still waiting to have the Sony A550 in our hands. In the meanwhile you can enjoy the new Sony A550 commercial. And there is also a backstage video: