May 22, 2015 | About | User Agreement | Terms & Privacy
digital darkroom
Photoshop actions digital cameras
 
 
Register · Search · View Winners · Software · Join Upload & Sell
 
Random assignment winners - View Winners Gallery
WA 389: Skarkowtsky
WA 451: lavanut
Featured Aug 1st: hcm228
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM now In-Stock May 21, 2015
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM now In-Stock

Canon's new EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is now in stock at B&H Photo, Adorama and Amazon. ($125)

B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon
11 posts  |  752 views
Weekly Assignment 657 winner: lighthound May 20, 2015

Congratulations to lighthound for winning WA 657, based on the theme: Jealousy.

The top five photos displayed below, will also be showcased on our Winners Gallery.

Voting is now open for the WA 658 winners.
Cast your vote!

Weekly Assignment 658 just started with theme: "Long exposure"
Deadline: May 27th noon - Participate!
6 posts  |  578 views
May 15th - Featured Thread Winners! May 16, 2015
Here are the Feature Thread Winners based on your votes:

Landscape Photographer:
Hypnotizing Paine Grande by ArturS

Nature & Wildlife:
Please...Just one BJ... by Ted ellis

People Photography:
Few favorites from a recent 18 month session by nextelbuddy

245 views
Big Savings on Sandisk memory cards at B&H Photo May 15, 2015
Big Savings on Sandisk memory cards at B&H Photo
B&H Photo has a big sale on 2-pack Sandisk memory cards. (2 memory cards).
  1. SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro CF 2-pack on sale for $79.95 (compare at $94.33)
  2. SanDisk 32GB Extreme Pro CF 2-pack on sale for $99.95 (compare at $135.93)
  3. SanDisk 64GB Extreme Pro CF 2-pack on sale for $179.95 (compare at $251.93)
  4. SanDisk 64GB Extreme Pro SD 2-pack on sale for $79.95 (compare at $115.93)
  5. SanDisk 64GB Extreme CF 2-pack on sale for $99.99 (compare at $144.97)
  6. SanDisk 128GB Extreme CF 2-pack on sale for $199.00 (compare at $324.99)
  7. SanDisk 128GB Extreme Pro SD 2-pack on sale for $189.95 (compare at $216.93)
  8. SanDisk 256GB Extreme Pro SD 2-pack on sale for $399.95 (compare at $453.93)
2 posts  |  1054 views
Weekly Assignment 656 winner: AuntiPode May 13, 2015

Congratulations to AuntiPode for winning WA 656, based on the theme: Glass.

The top five photos displayed below, will also be showcased on our Winners Gallery.

Voting is now open for the WA 657 winners.
Cast your vote!

Weekly Assignment 657 just started with theme: "Landscapes"
Deadline: May 20th noon - Participate!
12 posts  |  1130 views
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM for only $579 May 13, 2015
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM for only $579

Top Rated Plus eBay seller Allnewshop (99.7% positive ratings) has the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM for only $579.

Free shipping in the US, limited stock.

Note: this may be a grey import item. Compare to $999 at B&H Photo.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271381167891
3 posts  |  956 views
Canon 7D Mark II Firmware 1.0.4 available for download! May 12, 2015
Canon 7D Mark II Firmware 1.0.4 available for download!
CANON EOS 7D MARK II FIRMWARE 1.04 AVAILABLE

Firmware Version 1.0.4 incorporates the following fixes:
  1. Fixes a phenomenon in which the camera’s AF function may not operate properly at a focal length of approximately 100mm when used with the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon in which, in rare instances, the reduction of the flicker effect cannot be achieved when in AI servo AF mode, despite the “Anti-flicker shoot” function being set to “Enable”.
  3. Fixes a phenomenon in which the Picture Style settings may not be applied to the captured image when the camera is set to custom shooting mode C1, C2 or C3.
  4. Fixes a phenomenon in which, in very rare cases, the first still image captured in live view mode may not record the correct date and time.
  5. Fixes a phenomenon in which, in very rare cases, image noise may appear in JPEG images when brightness or contrast is corrected by the Auto Lighting Optimizer function.

Download the update from Canon USA.

_______________________

  1. Canon EOS 7D Mark II body only: B&H Photo | Adorama - $1,799

  2. Canon 7D Mark II 18-135 IS STM KIT: B&H Photo | Adorama - $2,149

  3. Canon BG-E16 Battery Grip: B&H Photo | Adorama - $319

  4. Canon LP-E6N Battery: B&H Photo | Adorama - $99
17 posts  |  1740 views
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Announced May 11, 2015
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Announced
DPReview page with press release

Compared to the 50/1.8 II, it has:

-Seven rounded aperture blades vs. five straight blades
-STM AF with a decent-looking MF ring (not that it will be fun given the decoupled STM motor)
-A 35cm MFD vs. the 45cm MFD found on Canon's other three non-macro 50mm lenses, giving a .21x MM vs. .15x MM
-A metal mount flange, with an overall sturdier looking build than the 50/1.8 II or 50/1.4 USM
-Gained a little weight, from 130g to 160g
-Shorter by 2mm, 41mm to 39mm
-Filter drops from 52mm to 49mm

Hopefully AF speed will be up to par, and with the closer MFD and rounded blades, it should be capable of producing fairly strong, smooth background blur.

Pre-order: ($125)
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon
90 posts  |  6491 views
May 8th - Featured Thread Winners! May 09, 2015
Here are the Feature Thread Winners based on your votes:

Landscape Photographer:
Canyonlands Sunset by rparchen

Nature & Wildlife:
It’s My First Try --- Full Speed Ahead – Plus 9 = (15) by BeeBalm

People Photography:
Briellen by r_o_b_s_o_n

358 views
Weekly Assignment 655 winner: lighthound May 06, 2015

Congratulations to lighthound for winning WA 655, based on the theme: Games.

The top five photos displayed below, will also be showcased on our Winners Gallery.

Voting is now open for the WA 656 winners.
Cast your vote!

Weekly Assignment 656 just started with theme: "Jealousy"
Deadline: May 13th noon - Participate!
6 posts  |  1200 views
New Canon Mail-In Rebates on Lenses Start Today May 03, 2015
New Canon Mail-In Rebates on Lenses Start Today
New Canon mail-In rebates on lenses start today with savings up to $200

These discounts last until May 30th. Savings go up to $200.

See all eligible lenses at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Lens for $799 after $200 mail-in rebate
15 posts  |  2352 views
May 1st - Featured Thread Winners! May 02, 2015
Here are the Feature Thread Winners based on your votes:

Landscape Photographer:
Trillium Lake with fresh snow. by Bjadelberg

Nature & Wildlife:
Birds of Rio Grande by jaylee73

People Photography:
Ballet Dancer by mholdef

411 views
Monthly Assignment 131 winner: AGeoJO May 01, 2015

Congratulations to AGeoJO for winning MA 131, based on the theme: Patterns in Nature.

The top five photos displayed below, will also be showcased on our Winners Gallery.

Voting is now open for the MA 132 winners.
Cast your vote!

Monthly Assignment 132 just started with theme: "Humor"
Deadline: June 1st noon - Participate!
6 posts  |  1349 views
Weekly Assignment 654 winner: roger lund Apr 29, 2015

Congratulations to roger lund for winning WA 654, based on the theme: From below.

The top five photos displayed below, will also be showcased on our Winners Gallery.

Voting is now open for the WA 655 winners.
Cast your vote!

Weekly Assignment 655 just started with theme: "Glass"
Deadline: May 6th noon - Participate!
10 posts  |  1144 views
Review on 400 DO compares 400 MM options Apr 28, 2015
Review on 400 DO compares 400 MM options
TDP Review: Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM

Bryan at The-Digital-Picture.com posted his review on the new Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens.

Here is an excerpt:
"Canon marketing has called the Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens "The Portable Super Telephoto Lens". The Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens packages impressive image quality in an ultralight and ultra-small package with autofocus and image stabilization systems that are among the best available. The result is, at a price, an easy to take with you lens that is capable of producing world-class images.
These features make this lens the ultimate choice for many sports and wildlife photographers, especially for those with higher progression into the aging process."

Read full review

_______________________

Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM lens ($6,899)

B&H Photo | Adorama
28 posts  |  3180 views
Apr 24th - Featured Thread Winners! Apr 25, 2015
Here are the Feature Thread Winners based on your votes:

Landscape Photographer:
Lonely Tree Overlooks Crater by Fred Miranda

Nature & Wildlife:
Mating Pair of Falcons by Thang

People Photography:
Sara - 5th Element by bill9000

579 views
New Zeiss Batis lenses available for pre-order Apr 23, 2015
New Zeiss Batis lenses available for pre-order
Both new Zeiss Batis lens now available for preorder at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens at B&H Photo, Adorama ($1,199)

E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
Sonnar Optical Design
Floating Elements System
Zeiss T* Anti-Reflective Coating
Optical Image Stabilization
OLED Display for Focus Distance and DoF
Linear Autofocus Motor
Dust- and Weather-Sealed Construction


Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2.0 lens at B&H Photo, Adorama ($1,299)

E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22
Distagon Optical Design
Four Double-Sided Aspherical Elements
Floating Elements System
Zeiss T* Anti-Reflective Coating
OLED Display for Focus Distance and DoF
Linear Autofocus Motor
Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
40 posts  |  5063 views
Weekly Assignment 653 winner: Klaus Priebe Apr 22, 2015

Congratulations to Klaus Priebe for winning WA 653, based on the theme: Framed.

The top five photos displayed below, will also be showcased on our Winners Gallery.

Voting is now open for the WA 654 winners.
Cast your vote!

Weekly Assignment 654 just started with theme: "Games"
Deadline: April 29th noon - Participate!
11 posts  |  2392 views
See All Latest Photography News Topics
4268 photographers online - FM Forum


Username:
Password:
      
   Gear-talk boards Latest Posts
   Zuiko 18mm 3.5 (OM) with Sh.. (2)  by jecottrell
   What makes the light on thi.. (3)  by moodlover
   OM-D & PEN Images (6092)  by bobbytan
   Canon SPRING!!! (616)  by LuckyStrike
   This articles sums up my th.. (16)  by Andre Labonte
   Nikon AiS 105mm f2.5 vs. 10.. (10)  by Two23
   Nikon Store Refurbs at 10% Off (3)  by mshi
   Sigma 150-600 Contemporary .. (7)  by Imagemaster
   Post your recent film shots! (10314)  by canerino
   Medium Format Digital Image.. (398)  by H.Lux
   Pijun photography on a budget (6)  by PetKal
   Canon 17mm Tse, Wonderpana .. (5)  by pcho
   Sony Alpha 7/7r/7s Images T.. (17783)  by Phillip Reeve
   Your Best Nikon shots. (14948)  by nikt
   Software for Post Processing (36)  by sandra pix
   Presentation boards Latest Posts
   Oh where oh where.... (5)  by eyelaser
   Client's check bounced 2 d... (14)  by Brian Virts
   Red knots! (1)  by Christian H
   Please don't smoke. (6)  by lylejk
   Painted Bunting (5)  by ariel777
   Trail, B.C. (3)  by Mado
   Michael , some skin ! (7)  by mannyherr
   In the woods (3)  by aladyforty
   Yellow headed & Red win... (3)  by louie champan
   Old Abandoned Homes (1)  by Scott Kroeker
   Family on the beach.  (6)  by DannyBostwick
   Large red damselflies egg l... (2)  by LordV
   Nikon switchers, do you mis... (81)  by Depth of Feel
   Bandon beach, OR (30)  by TON HUNG
   Forrest (3)  by JimW56
   Buy and Sell boards Latest Posts
   WTB: Fujifilm X-Pro1 Body Only (1)  by xkore
   FS: low shutter counter 6D ... (2)  by srxiaoj
   FS: Nikon 28-300mm f3.5-5.6... (2)  by InFocus2014
   WTB: Nikon 70-200mm 2.8 VR II (2)  by choiboyogg
   FS: Canon FL 55/1.2 prime l... (2)  by lenticular11
   FS: Canon-converted (by Con... (1)  by lenticular11
   FS: Straps (1)  by rluu
   FS: Apple iPad Air (1st Gen... (1)  by dellplain
   FS: NIB Canon 7D Mk II (Body) (1)  by Jeff-D
   FS: Fuji XT1 Graphite and 5... (1)  by Jorge Torralba
   WTB: 3-Legged Thing (Brian,... (1)  by scottad
   FS: Leica M 240 Excellent (1)  by weinschela
   FS: PRICE DROPS! Canon 15mm... (6)  by jamesbern
   FS: RSS, stroboframe flash ... (2)  by photosenior
   FS: Biotar 58/2 Carl Zeiss ... (2)  by JimBuchanan
   Sold: Gitzo G1325 carbon fi... (4)  by shornet
   FS: Reduced: Sunwayfoto arc... (1)  by kaplah
   FS: ThinkTank Streetwalker ... (1)  by Joseph.
   FT: Nikon 17-35 f2.8 for Ni... (1)  by wembley
   FS: Rokinon 12mm f2.0 CS NC... (8)  by joshtofsrud
  My Unread PMs
   Please login to check your PM
    Recent Reviews - 19,568 reviews · 556 gear items
I used this lens for 6 years and was lucky to have an extremely goo...
by pete45
After reading all the info I could find on how the Nikon f/1.8 and ...
by NuclearRoy
Got into the pre buy queue late so I had to wait for this lens. Wa...
by R.E. Simmons
Having used this in many situations now. from people to documentati...
by jamato8
I wanted to buy the loxia but someone gives me a good offer for thi...
by Carles77
I have had the 5DmkIII for 2 years now and purchased this body as a...
by Peter Kirk
    Recent Hosting comments
I think it just has its left leg tucked into its body. I had parakeets when I was younger and they ...
by wushumr2
Thanks. Poor little thing only had one leg. Still it kept nice and still
by dhphoto
Nice work, thanks for sharing
by Fred Meebley
Canon 55-250mm STM sample
by dhphoto
Canon 55-250mm STM sample
by dhphoto
Canon 55-250mm STM sample
by dhphoto