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    Review of X-Rite's ColorMunki Monitor Calibrator Preview
    In the final part of my 'From Camera to Print' series, I spoke about the importance of having a calibrated monitor as well as a consistent lighting environment to ensure accurate color-corrections. Without these two pieces working together, accurate processing of your photos isn't possible. The X-rite ColorMunki is designed to help with just this problem.Read More…
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    A Look at the Orbis Ring FlashPreview
    Today, we'll review the Orbis Ring Flash a ring flash designed to fit onto any flashgun in order to transform the harsh light into softer and more beautiful light.Read More…
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    The Nikon D7000 is Competing Outside its ClassD7000preview
    Is the D7000, billed as Nikon's top amateur/enthusiast D-SLR, now the best DX-format Nikon D-SLR of all? Strictly speaking, that ought to be the D300s, but the D7000 beats that model in at least two key areas.Read More…
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    The Olympus XZ-1: A High-End Compact taking on Mirrorless HybridsZx1preview
    The new Olympus XZ-1 shows that big-sensor hybrids still haven't killed off conventional high-end compacts. But is it really a serious alternative? DSLRs are often too big, many compacts don't offer the right control or quality. Hybrid 'mirrorless' cameras seem to offer the best of both worlds - a big sensor in a small body - but with a lens, they're still very big. Does this new high-end compact from Olympus fill a hole in the market?Read More…
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    Quick eBook Review: How to Take Great Photos!Preview
    Today saw the announcement of a new book from Rockable Press and Envato entitled, How to Take Great Photos! (with whatever camera you got). Written by freelance photographer Peter Tellone, the book aims to do exactly what it says on the cover, help beginners make a start in the world of digital photography regardless of the camera they own. Today we're going to offer a quick review of the book, and showcase what you'll find inside.Read More…
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    5 Professional Photography Website Services ComparedPreview
    Getting a photography business off the ground can be exhausting and expensive. Most professional photographers have both a website and a portal that allows clients to view photos, make prints, buy albums and more. So how do you get all these goodies, and how much is it going to cost you? Below we'll answer these questions and more as we take a look at five sites that can fill your need for either or both of the services mentioned above (basic website or powerful online store). We'll introduce you to each service, describe their basic features and how they compare to the other options and give you a look at their pricing plans so you can decide which is best for you. First up is one of my favorites: SmugMug.Read More…
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    Olympus E-PL1: An Affordable Micro Four Thirds CameraPreview
    Touted as the most affordable addition to the Olympus Micro Four Thirds camera range, today we're going to be taking a look at the Olympus E-PL1. It's an attractive piece of kit with a feature set to match, but let's see how it stacks up in our in-depth review!Read More…
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    Panasonic Lumix G10: A Compact Digital SLR AlternativePreview
    The Lumix G10 is Panasonic's new, affordable micro four thirds hybrid, but has there been too much cost-cutting to make this a viable alternative to an SLR? In our in-depth review, we'll delve into the look and feel, picture quality, lens choice, and how the Panasonic Lumix G10 stacks up against the ever-growing micro four thirds competition!Read More…
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    Canon EOS 550D Review: Do The Specs Deliver?Preview
    We're taking another in-depth look at a new camera today, the Canon EOS 550D (the EOS Rebel T2i). This is Canon's latest consumer Digital SLR offering, and the specifications certainly pack a punch. Can it live up to all the hype? Read on to find out.Read More…
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    Beautiful Custom Bokeh With the Bokeh Masters KitPreview
    Today we'll be reviewing a product called The Bokeh Master's Kit. We'll tell go through what it is, how to use it, and whether or not you should consider adding it to your arsenal of photography tools. Read More…
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    Ricoh GXR: An Inspired Piece of Design or Just Plain CrazyGxr01preview
    We're kicking off a new series of hardware reviews on Phototuts+, starting today with an in-depth look at the Ricoh GXR, a fascinating compact camera with a unique concept - rather than just changing lenses, you change the entire camera unit!Read More…
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    Quick Review: The Magic of Black and White eBookPreview
    In today's Quick Tip, we'll be doing something slightly different and offering a brief outline of a photography eBook released by one of our regular contributors: Andrew Gibson. The Magic of Black & White, Part One – Vision. This $5 eBook takes a look at the importance and reasoning behind black and white imagery, and how it can help your photography.Read More…
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