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May 2011 Blog

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Hands-On: Fujifilm FinePix X100
Can one of the most sought-after cameras of 2011 handle a wedding?

Blog The ALC Blog - by Bob Davis, May 31, 2011

A photojournalist shoots a wedding with the X100 and reports on the results. Here's why he says, “I do!”...  > Read more

Tags: Fujifilm,  rangefinder,  compact digital camera,  system compact,  Fujifilm X100 

Weekend Wrap for May 27, 2011
A quick look at the week in photography

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 27, 2011

Leica's pocket digicam, Nikon sues Sigma, Hassy's 200k MB studio cam, Datacolor's color cx for iPads, more...  > Read more

Tags: canon,  Leica,  sigma,  spyder,  hasselblad,  Datacolor,  Tenba 

Your Best Macro Shots!
The winners of our Macro Photography Invitational 2011

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 26, 2011

On Facebook, Twitter, and our comments we asked for you to show us your best macro photo, and you responded in droves! Get ready for some serious eye candy! ...  > Read more

Tags: Focus on Macro Photography 

Macro Photography Invitational 2011
Share your best macro and close-up shots!

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama Learning Center Editors, May 23, 2011

May is Macro Photography Month at the Adorama Learning Center, and now it's your turn to show the world your best macro work....  > Read more

Tags: macro,  macro photography,  Contest,  Focus on Macro Photography 

Sigma SD1, 46MP DSLR, ships next month
Foveon sensor-based camera will cost $9,700

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, May 20, 2011

Sigma today announced that its new flagship DSLR, the SD1, will ship in early June....  > Read more

Tags: sigma 

Spring Photo Contest Winners
Winning is sweet--or should we say, tweet?

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 20, 2011

April 15, 2011 was notable for two things: Taxes were due, and Adorama announced a springtime photo contest on Twitter. We have our winners!...  > Read more

Tags: Contest 

Weekend Wrap for May 20, 2011
We scour the globe for news for our fellow photogs

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 20, 2011

The Prez nixes replays, a JPEG bug, MILC-friendly camera bags, light modifiers, Lexar's speedy reader, more ...  > Read more

Tags: photoshop,  lexar,  Think Tank,  lowepro,  Gary Fong 

Weekend Wrap for May 13, 2011
Lucky and unlucky news of the world of photography

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 13, 2011

Panasonic's tiny MILC, New Color Film for Polaroid, Twitpic usage gotcha, a photo legend speaks, new books focus on basics, and do we zoom too much? ...  > Read more

Tags: exposure,  Panasonic,  zoom lens,  twitter,  Polaroid 

David Robin: Nine Questions and a Wedding Video
The inside story behind a wedding music video that just went viral

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 10, 2011

Event Filmmaker David Robin's video on Vimeo and YouTube, “joya and emre | wedding music video,” with over half a million views as of this writing. I asked him how it came together....  > Read more

Tags: wedding,  video,  marketing,  weddings,  viral,  YouTube,  vimeo 

Freelance opportunity at the Adorama Learning Center!
Web/Editorial Assistant Wanted

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, May 6, 2011

Adorama is offering a ground-floor opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic, web-savvy writer who is familiar with photographic equipent to contribute to the production of the Adorama Learning Center, groundbreaking online photo magazine and resource....  > Read more
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