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Fuji X100 firmware 2.01 out now

Hot on the heels of Fuji’s recent uber firmware update to the 2011 released X100 camera, comes version 2.01 which fixes a manual focus problem some users were experiencing. In manual focus, repeated pressing the shutter button halfway or repeated

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Analog Efex Pro Available Now

Google-owned Nik Software have added a new plugin to their suite of prosumer image processing software. Called Analog Efex Pro, the new plugin aims to recreate the film qualities and unique effects of vintage film cameras, classic cameras, as well

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The Long Walk Home

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Autumn in Fareham – Fuji X100

Recently, Fuji released a firmware update for the now defunct and still bloody awesome X100 camera. The firmware introduced a number of fixes and improvements to the camera including a faster start-up, quicker auto focus and focus peaking. Once I’d

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Google drops Nik Collection down to £98!

Pro photography plug-in suite Nik Collection by Nik Software (recently purchased by Google) has had a massive price drop. You can now get the complete suite of plugins for Aperture and Lightroom for just £98 ($149) ! Google aren’t forgetting

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Stanley Kubrick’s Jazz Photos

Stanley Kubrick came of age as a chess-hustling photographer in the jazz-saturated New York City of the 1940s. He began taking pictures at the age of thirteen, when his father bought him a Graflex camera. Read more: http://www.openculture.com/2013/03/stanley_kubricks_jazz_photography.html

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Images of Vietnam revisited

Only months after being drafted into the Vietnam War as a rifleman in 1967, photography enthusiast Charlie Haughey was given the task by his commanding officer of photographing his unit for Army and US publications. The directive was clear, ‘You

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UK Photography Chain Jessops Gets Second Chance

Entrepreneur Peter Jones, the new owner of Jessops, has confirmed plans to open up to 36 stores after giving them a £4 million makeover. Read more at http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/photo-news/539598/dragon-primes-jessops-for-high-street-fightback#G2rY0LyKhRk3lib8.99

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