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Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 20

Phoblographer reviews the Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

The Phoblographer has a review on the Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro, not a very common lens… This lens felt great in the hand. The weight was just right, especially compared to the 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro. I saw a great amount of possibilities and I had a hard time putting the lens down. 117 …

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Sep 19

Falling camera lens punches hole in roof

Beware of falling lenses… A neighbor who came to investigate the loud noise noticed the mangled 9-inch long Canon 24-105mm lens lying on Debbie Payne’s driveway beneath a gaping hole near the edge of her roof. More here…

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Sep 18

True glimpses of the underworld

A yakuza street fighter shows off his tattoo. © ANTON KUSTERS, 2011

Belgian photographers Anton and Malik Kusters recently published a book on the yakuza (the book’s already sold out). The Japan Times recently interviewed Anton about what inspired him to do the project and the experience he went through. I thought it would be like in the movies. Basically, most people think they are a bunch …

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Sep 17

Amazing photos from up high in Russia


These guys have guts… Imagine going up a skyscraper to get some shots with your camera and not using a safety harness… A teenager has been risking his life by scaling sky-high buildings to capture awe-inspiring photographs of the world below. Russian student Marat Dupro, 19, has been risking his neck since he bought a Canon camera …

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Sep 16

Taking Dreamy, Misty Ocean Photos at the Beach

PC World has some quick and simple tips on doing long exposures on the beach… You can get absolutely gorgeous results with a very wide range of shutter speeds, ranging anywhere from 2 seconds to 20 or 30 seconds, so try a few and see what works best for you. More here…  

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