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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Sony releases Nex 7, Alpha 65, lenses and accessories

Sony also released a whole line of other photo products. Very attractive is the new addition to the NEX line: The Nex7:




See here for more information on the Nex7 and other products:


Sony releases the new Alpha 77 DSLR

Sony has release their newest semi-pro APS-C DSRL: The Sony A77. It is a rather revolutionary design, featuring a translucent mirror, electronic viewfinder, and the capability to shoot at 12 fps.




At the same time they also announced a matching 2.8/16-50 lens. Very nice.



see here for more details on both products:

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Invitation to Google +

I just joined Google + (Google Plus) – a service similar to facebook, but that offers better and more intuitive privacy settings. Currently this service is only accessible, if other members invite you. Here my invitation link for anyone to use:

and see here for some info on what Google Plus is and how it works:

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Microsoft releases RAW codec pack for Windows 7

Microsoft released a RAW codec pack for Windows 7. This pack allows you now to view RAW images from your digital camera natively in Windows Explorer. Also thumbnails are now displayed.

You can download the codec pack here: