1. To DNG or not to DNG?

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    An interesting case came up recently in a photography competition, where the winning photograph of a Nature category was queried by member of the club as to its authenticity. There was debate about the relative size of this creature to that creature and the relative depth of field and various...
  2. “Ricohized”

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    It’s been a little while since some camera gear news was on Photonbox, so here’s an interesting one regarding Pentax. The full-frame rumour mill continues to churn up the hopes and desires of Pentaxians, whilst Pentax brand owner, Ricoh continues to chip away at the Pentax brand by Ricohizing their...
  3. Wall of Death

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    At the home of the Bugatti Owners Club, is Prescott Hill Climb, which I visited this weekend for the Autumn Classic, which showcased a collection of classic american cars and motorbikes from a bygone era. Huge Cadillacs mingled with hot-rods, Indian motorcycles, Dodge Chargers and my personal favourite, a white...
  4. Pentax K5 Discontinued!

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    Several stories abound that stocks of the Pentax K5 are no longer available in Japan, and that the flagship DSLR is being discontinued, ahead of a new model being launched at the Photokina show in September. The mid-range K30 was recently launched with some spec’s outperforming the K5. The Pentax...
  5. Focus on Imaging 2012

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    Went to the Focus on Imaging show in Birmingham to look at some of the latest kit. Unfortunately neither Pentax and Sony, both systems I use had decided to have a stand. In fact, Panasonic was absent too and Olympus had only a stand promoting the new OM-D camera, though...

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