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Camera overload at Photokina

There’s a lot coming out of the Photokina conference today. Unfortunately I have a day job so I suggest you head over to The Verge, my favourite tech website, for highlights. The most exciting thing is the Panasonic GH3 for sure, though at that price you’d have to be already invested in micro four thirds.

Also, Google has bought Nik Software, which makes Silver Efex Pro – the best black and white processing software out there. Oh and Canon has launched some kind of photography social media hub in addition to the full-frame 6D camera. And there’s a Leica launch later. Okay that’s it – go forth and gorge yourselves.

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Welcome back, RSS readers

Last night I discovered that when I moved this blog in July I broke the RSS feed url before I put the post up telling people about the move and directing them to the new one. Oops.

I’ve now put a permanent redirect on the server so subscribers from before July should be getting updates again – apologies if these landed all at once.

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So about the Nikon D600 …

The Nikon D600 is a hell of a camera. When the D7000 was released in September 2010 many people said: ‘If I could have that camera with a full-frame sensor …’ and now we have it. Consumer size, weight and and features with full-frame sensor quality that will probably beat the D800 in all areas bar resolution.

Problem is, the D7000 came out in September 2010. It’s now September 2012. Nikon is to be saluted for listening to its customers, but frankly it’s too little too late. Continue reading

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