CategoryDigital Camera

Nikon D7000 Wins Grand Prix Award

Nikon Corporation have announced that the Nikon D7000 digital-SLR camera is the recipient of the CameraGP2011 Readers Award.  The D7000 was also the recipient of the TIPA Awards 2011 Best D-SLR Advanced award.

This Readers Award was established in 2008 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Camera Grand Prix. The recipient of this year’s award was selected with voting by general users between March 28 and April 10, 2011. Continue reading

Photographic Superstar Model Release 2011

An Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group snapshot  preview of the soon to be released Fujifilm FinePix X100.

This camera is without doubt, the most exciting model of the new Fujifilm range which is already being acknowledged as the answer to many professional photographers’ prayers: truly exceptional quality pictures from a compact camera.

Due to be launched in Spring 2011, the camera has been designed to appeal to the millions of DSLR users who need a slim, back-up, for high quality, in-fill shots, when the use of a bigger SLR system is either inconvenient or impractical. Continue reading

Gaga On New Polaroid Paparazzi Imaging

The IWDIG keen to provide the latest digital news, this week uncovered, Lady Gaga who famously sang about the Paparazzi could now be in possession of the ultimate weapon against them, Polaroid GL20 Camera Glasses. 

At the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (video below), Polaroid and its Creative Director, Lady Gaga unveiled Polaroid Grey Label, an original line of digital imaging products. 

Polaroid claim the GL20 Camera Glasses (pictured) will let wearers ‘tell their story to the world’ by allowing them to capture pictures and then instantly display them on the glasses’ screen. Impressive news, but, wearing a pair of mirrored sunglasses used to serve the same instant imaging effect. Continue reading

Lexar Introduces First 128GB Memory Card

Store the things that are important to you, Lexar Media has announced a world’s first, a new memory card with capacities of up to 128GB.

Just one small problem the Lexar Professional 133x SDXC 128GB and 64GB cards are available now at £450 or £250 respectively.

The new Lexar Professional 133x SDXC cards enable the capture, storage, and transfer of extended lengths of 1080p high-definition (HD) video and continuous, rapid-fire image capture in a single, high-performance solution.  Continue reading

United Colours Of Autumn

For photographers struggling with the IWDIG Autumn Image task, we discovered some photoshop tutorials and videos, that could give your pictures the edge.

There’s plenty of photo opportunities to be had in autumn as landscapes come alive with oranges, reds and yellows. One problem arises at this time of year, as exposure can be a problem caused by the low sun.

Simply click on the video tutorial links below to learn how to boost the colours in your autumn photos without oversaturating the whole image. Continue reading

How To Take Stunning Pictures On TV

Top photographers including Martin Parr, Tim Flach, Bob Martin and Charlie Waite to appear in new photography series hosted by The Gadget Show’s Suzi Perry.

A new series of photography instruction shows will start next week on Channel 5.  The show will see the world’s top photographers teach amateurs the tricks of their trade. Each covering a different theme, portrait, action, celebration, landscape, holidays and animals.

How To Take Stunning Pictures starts on Tuesday, 14th September at 7.30pm.

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Nikon Photo Contest International

Nikon have launched this year’s Nikon Photo Contest International with a call for entries from photographers of all skill levels around the world. Now in its 33rd year, the global competition is established as one of the world’s most important and inspiring contests.

The Nikon Photo Contest International provides an opportunity for photographers to showcase their work and to contribute to photographic culture. Entries will be accepted between September 1st and November 30th, 2010 and the winners announced in June 2011. Continue reading

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