CategoryTechnology

Capture Britain in a Day

As we prepare to step into the spotlight of the world’s media in the year of the London Olympics, the BBC is inviting people from all corners of the country to contribute to ‘Britain in a Day’  by turning the camera on themselves.

The result will create a time capsule of Britain as well as a feature-length documentary to be screened next year (2012) on BBC Two. Continue reading

Something for the Weekend: Clocks Go Back

On Sunday 30th October the clocks go back at 2.am and we will gain an extra hour.  Just like our Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group (IWDIG)  project earlier this year when the clocks sprung forward , lets capture ‘The Hour’ as a snapshot in time.

On Sunday as British Summer Time ends, choose any hour capture some photos and post them to our IWDIG Facebook Page Link or New IWDIG Flickr Photo Group Link.   For those photographers without a Facebook or Flickr account, capture some images from your chosen hour and send your images via email to IWDIG Continue reading

IWDIG Mobile Phone, Facebook, Twitter & Flickr Friendly

IWDIG have launched many internet friendly and digital photographic initiatives, over the last year, and now we have the only mobile phone friendly photography club website on the Isle of Wight.

Now mobile smartphone and device users can find their way around the website easily accessing all of the links and read all the content with ease.  A recent initiative launched, in August, ensured regular mobile phone text alerts are already being sent to IWDIG photographers along with newsletters and updates. 

Ever vigilant that visitors to our website were not just viewing the IWDIG on their Laptops and Pc’s but are accessing us on iPhones, android devices or Blackberries, we have installed a new mobile application this week. Continue reading

Submit Images For Worldwide Photo Walk Competition

Thank you to everyone who attended our first Isle of Wight Worldwide Photo Walk.

We know you all appreciated the gentle excercise, but for those who wish to submit images into the worldwide online competition we have provided details and pictorals below.

You will require your registration details from when you originally signed up to join the Worldwide Photo Walk 2011.

Deadline Extended: 10th October 12pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Continue reading

Brian May Captured IWDIG Photographer In 3D

On a recent visit to Dimbola Brian May could not contain his passion for stereoscopic images and seized the opportunity to use his Fuji Real 3D camera to capture the moment.  If one Gary wasn’t enough look away as we now have him in stereo.

The pictures, commonly called stereo pairs, make use of the parallel viewing method. Seeing them stereoscopically requires concentration and may take a while to master.  We found using the ‘Owl’ designed by Brian worked a treat. Continue reading

Nikon Filed Patent Infringement Against Sigma

Nikon is seeking an injunction against Sigma, as well as multi-million pound damages, for alleged patent infringement of its vibration reduction technology used in interchangeable lenses.

Nikon has invested considerable resources in the form of research and development over a period of many years. Such investments have created intellectual property that are important business assets of Nikon and have enabled Nikon to continuously provide the products and services that satisfy its customers Continue reading

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

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