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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Photographer of the week: Dennis Walton

© Dennis Walton

Dennis Walton was totally unknown to me before seeing his pictures on photosig, but I’m glad I stumbled on him since his photos are a real feast for the eye.

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Photographer of the week: Justin Calvert

I have run into Justin Calvert website completely by chance when I saw his name on my “Recent Readers” list of mybloglog but this was a lucky day.
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Tips for taking good Ski shots

Ski tutorial
Today in the reader’s section an article presented by Nick Croken with tips on how to take great ski shots. Although this article was written about ski photography, the same principles could easily be applied to many different outdoor sports.
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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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