Canon EOS 500D video test

The clip originally shown here has been replaced by an edited selection, shot in a mixture of 1080 and 720 modes, assembled using iMovie and written as a 720p final project for YouTube. Don’t mean to cause confusion, some visitors may have linked to this post already, and I do not want to add another post. Please feel free to link directly to the YouTube vid or to this page.

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Icon magazines on-line

You can now read some Icon Publications Ltd magazines free in YUDU Flash-powered format (also printable). Photoworld magazine is now offered as a subscription, costing £10 a year (this will give access to all editions we digitise, including the latest editions at or before the time of mailing). Current editions will be available at £3 each singly.

Visit our YUDU library to see the editions available:

There are no plans to drop printed editions at present!

– DK

Japan to stage a photokina for Asia

Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) [Representative Director and President: Tsuneji Uchida, Address: JCII Bldg. 25, Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo] will hold a comprehensive camera and photo imaging show in March 2010 which widely covers photo imaging, with its target set to the extended field of input and output in the photography and imaging area.

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Nikon D5000: live view, HDv, articulated screen

Nikon UK is pleased to announce the D5000, its latest digital SLR camera that is perfect for capturing family fun and developing the skills of photography hobbyists. Packed with features that make taking pictures easy and fun, this camera stands out above the competition with its unique Vari-angle LCD monitor, allowing you to shoot easily from almost any angle. (Press release from Nikon UK, April 14th).

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Unfair share of the market?

A British makeover studio chain chose to feature in a release issued by its telephone systems supplier on April 8th – only three days after being blasted in the press for personal mobile phone referral marketing tactics.

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