Dust-Aid warning for new Canon EOS owners

Since the new sensor cleaning product dust-aid was released it was quickly adopted and praised by various DSLR owners, here is a link to a recent review of this product on Copper Hill.

However since a couple of days ago a word of warning has been circulating the net about using dust-aid to clean the sensor of your Canon EOS 5D, Canon EOS 400D and/or Canon EOS 1DMKIII.
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Is it the end of JPEG

For years JPEG has been the standard file format for pictures exchange but now Microsoft announces the release of a new format HD Photo.

HD Photo offers compression with up to twice the efficiency of JPEG, with fewer damaging artifacts, resulting in higher-quality images that are one-half the file size.
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Sony Alpha announces 2 new DSLR

sony alpha

Sony annouced today that 2 new DSLR cameras targeting “high amateur” will ship this year.

Although the company didn’t reveal any name for the new models, it is clear that one of the two digital cameras will offer a “higher performance than the Alpha 100”. The camera will be equipped with a new image sensor, a BIONZ processor and armed with in body image stabilization.

Tamron joins the stabilized family

Tamron 28-300mm VC
Tamron unveils its new 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 its first lens equiped with Vibration Compensation, or VC, mechanism.

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Nikon D40x at PMA

Nikon D40x
It has been less than four month since the new Nikon D40 was released on the market and Nikon is already announcing the 10 megapixel version of its smallest DSLR.

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