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December 2010 Blog

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Weekend Wrap December 30 2010
Photography news from the Adoramasphere

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 31, 2010

Samsung adds NX11 MILC, WB700 compact digital cameras; an intriguing Nikon lens patent is revealed; Sony increases sensor production; snowfall time-lapse vid goes viral; and Kodachrome bids farewell. ...  > Read more

Tags: samsung,  kodachrome,  sony,  time lapse,  timelapse,  innovation 

That Was The Decade That Was
10 Products, Technologies, and Events That Have Defined Photography Since Y2K

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 29, 2010

The last ten years revolutionized photography. Let’s take a look at some landmark events, products and technologies that defined the decade for photographers, in no particular order....  > Read more

Tags: digital camera,  face detection,  face recognition,  vibration reduction,  HDR,  hd video,  Canon EOS 5D Mark II,  MILC Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Compact 

Champions of Photographers’ Rights
Three street heroes and four resources that explain your rights when you're taking pictures in public

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 21, 2010

It seems I’m not very brave. When confronted by a police officer for the simple act of doing street photography, I wimped out. ...  > Read more

Tags: street photography,  Focus on Street Photography 

Weekend Wrap for December 17, 2010
We report on the week in photography for ya

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 17, 2010

Fuji reveals new X100 details, Ricoh's GXR wins an award, Sony & Nikon photo competitions, Kodak launches Facebook App, Flickr cuts staff, more....  > Read more

Tags: canon,  Fujifilm,  Kodak,  facebook,  Contest,  Ricoh GXR 

Photographic Charities: A Time To Give
Giving with your pocketbook…and your camera

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 15, 2010

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We’re in a time of year when people are in a giving kind of mood, and that’s a good thing. Here are several photo-centric organizations....  > Read more

Tags: charity 

Making Kodak Film: The Book
The Silver Curtain is lifted

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 14, 2010

As the film era draws to a close, Kodak gives unprecedented access to its secret film-making facilities....  > Read more

Tags: Kodak 

Weekend Wrap for December 10, 2010
A round-up of the week in the wacky world of photography

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 10, 2010

New film for Polaroid 600’s, a small Tamron superzoom, PDN’s wedding photo contest, de-bugged Photoshop, resizing made easier, and is the point-and-shoot camera dead? ...  > Read more

Tags: canon,  Tamron,  Polaroid,  Photoshop CS5,  onOne,  Sekonic,  Lomo 

A Bright Online Future for HD Video
Thanks to HTML5, it’s time for still shooters to dive into video

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 6, 2010

If you’ve been looking for a reason to invest in a DSLR with HD Video capabilities, consider the new multimedia features and demands of the next version of the Web, which is coming very soon....  > Read more

Tags: hd video,  hdslr,  Focus on HD Video 

Weekend Wrap for December 3, 2010
We gidayap around the Web and lassoo the latest news

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, December 3, 2010

Affordable Octaboxes, A DSLR ban reversed, Photo Contest updates, a Lensbaby bag, an Anime-influenced Pentax, and the guy with the camera in his head...  > Read more

Tags: canon,  Fujifilm,  pentax,  sigma,  Flashpoint,  dxo,  Lensbaby,  Contest 

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