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  • post Olympus has NOT fallen: exclusive Olympus UK interview - 05 July
  • "Don't panic... business is pretty strong." Olympus UK's Mark Thackara gives a wide-ranging interview and as you can imagine, there is a lot to talk aboutOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFollowing the recent announcement that Olympus was planning to sell off its camera and lens business to a Japanese private …Continue reading »
  • post AP regular kicks off July/August workshops - 05 July
  • Former British Press Photographer of the Year, Edmond Terakopian, is offering lots of creative inspiration during the late summer monthsA child runs around whilst bathed in rays of sunlight in the turbine hall. Tate Modern, during a heat wave bank holiday. Bankside, London, UK. May 06, 2018. Photo: Edmond Terakopian  Award-winning documentary photo...
  • post ?We have been very open and transparent”: Huawei - 03 July
  • Senior Huawei UK executive Anson Zhang remains bullish despite the many global challenges facing the Chinese smartphone makerHuawei is often in the news at the moment, mainly because the government is reportedly reconsidering how much this Chinese …Continue reading »
  • post ?The awards make an uplifting story.? MPB on its Hall of Fame awards - 03 July
  • MPB CEO Matt Barker talks about the thinking about the new Hall of Fame awards, and reveals the company has seen a lot of Olympus kit being sold this weekUsed specialist MPB has just launched its first-ever Hall of Fame awards to recognise and honour the world?s best photographic …Continue reading »
  • post More free Nik Collection webinars for July - 03 July
  • Another series of free webinars to sharpen your skills in the well-regarded Nik Collection toolsThe Nik Collection 3 by DXO is one of the most impressive software updates of 2020, refreshing and expanding some …Continue reading »
  • post Olympus updates lens roadmap ? plus new bird AF firmware - 02 July
  • Wide-angle 8-25mm F4 Pro added, plus more details of the ED 150-400mm F4.5Olympus is in the news again, this time with some lens updates and an intriguing-sounding firmware update which should strongly …Continue reading »
  • post Olympus rolls out beta webcam software for five OM-D models - 02 July
  • Turn your OM-D mirrorless camera into a webcam. You know you've always wanted to...With Covid-19 having a deep impact on how organisations and indeed photographers interact and hold meetings, webcams and teleconferencing software …Continue reading »
  • post New phone app for capturing raw images - 01 July
  • Free raw-editing app for iOS, iPad and Android now available from ON1, plus new workflow solution for multiple devices and updates to the ON1 Photo Raw 2020 applicationPhoto-editing software specialist ON1 has released a free app for capturing raw images on your phone, if supported. It’s called …Continue reading »

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  • post Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 sample gallery (DPReview TV) - 05 July
  • $(document).ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_6668632987","galleryId":"6668632987","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) });This sample gallery includes images from our recent review of the Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD zoom lens. Check out these photos to see how it performs,...
  • post DPReview TV: Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 review - 04 July
  • The Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD provides a wide zoom range in compact, weather-sealed design. Find out why it's Chris and Jordan's new favorite travel lens.Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.IntroDesign + size and weightNo image stabilizationBarrier Lake sample photosChromatic aberrationMinimum f...
  • post Film Fridays: Kodak Portra 800 review - 03 July
  • Photo: Hamish GillKodak Portra 800 is a wonderful and versatile color film. And any rumors of it being discontinued, we're pleased to report, are simply untrue. That's a good thing, because Portra 800 is capable of producing lovely results in all sorts of lighting conditions and even holds up well to being under or overexposed.Our friends over at 3...
  • post World Press Photo Managing Director, Lars Boering, steps down suddenly as the foundation pivots due to COVID-19 - 02 July
  • The head of the World Press Photo Foundation has stepped down after five years in the role. Dutchman Lars Boering joined the foundation in 2015 but left without much explanation from either him or the WPP. In an official statement, Boering said ?It was a tough decision to leave this beautiful organization, especially given the timing? but doesn?t g...
  • post Photography Deck is a camera-themed deck of playing cards to help teach photo basics - 02 July
  • There are many ways to learn the basics of photography, such as classes, tutorials and simply capturing more images. However, there's a neat new method using playing cards, Photography Deck.Launched on Kickstarter, the campaign far exceeded its funding goal during its first day. At the time of writing, over 600 backers had contributed more than $20...

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January 01, 2020, 03:59:58 PM by Gez
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Pointless task I suppose but just to say Happy New Year to anybody that wanders in accidently...

xxMost people

August 13, 2018, 07:41:51 PM by Gez
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Just said hello and buggered off

xxA little late

January 07, 2018, 12:39:54 PM by Gez
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But best wishes to everybody (anybody?) for the new year

xxJust summat to say!

November 24, 2016, 08:54:55 PM by Pipeman
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It's my 75th Birthday today.

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December 22, 2015, 08:06:07 PM by Pipeman
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Only a few days to go, so,

Happy Christmas to you all and your families. :cheer :hic

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