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Top Ten Fashionably Smart Camera Straps...

It’s not just professional camera users that need a good camera strap, budding prosumers, vintage camera collectors, artist photographers and even the recently trendy toy camera hobbysists all need a good strap. Generally good quality straps meant black nylon and giant white logos. Thanks to the internet, there is a great little cottage industry of unique, custom and handmade camera straps now. We’ve put together a list of our favourite ones, we’ve made these choices based on style, price and quality. Highkey Camera Straps Started by two photographers who were attending the Brooks Institute of Photography, they’ve built up a great collection of cool camera straps. They also do custom straps to your own unique specifications. The Sharkstooth...

Top Ten Fashionably Smart Camera Straps
posted on: Apr 12, 2010 | author: Edna

Nature and Tech: Woodstation Weather Display...

What better way to get technical information about nature’s than from a piece of wood. Makes perfect sense. This thing is like one of those Oregon Scientific Weather Stations, that I always wanted as a kid, but in a very nice looking wooden package. Beautiful and eco-themed, it’s even got a motion sensor that detects your presence to turn the display on. When off, it looks like a wooden sculpture, kind of. No idea how accurate it is, but who cares – it’s there to look nice and give you bits of statistical weather data. If you really want to know the weather forecast, ask the internets. Available from ThinkGeek for...

Nature and Tech: Woodstation Weather Display
posted on: Apr 11, 2010 | author: Edna

Top 10 Essential Gear for Freelance Journalists, Writers and Bloggers...

Every established, aspiring or wannabe journalist/writer/blogger has a bag of essential gear that they depend on. It’s all digital these days you need to be connected, you need to be able to write, edit, shoot your own stuff and upload it on the go. Not to forget those moments when you decide to go all retro analogue and use a notepad and pen. To pack it all up also need a nice, protective and stylish bag to shove everything in – and a jacket with enough pockets to store all those gadgets and notes. Here are our picks for The Freelance Journalist / Writer / Blogger. 10. LaCie iamakey 16GB USB Drive – A simple and cute look...

Top 10 Essential Gear for Freelance Journalists, Writers and Bloggers
posted on: Apr 6, 2010 | author: Edna

Olympus PEN EP-1 – A camera to love...

I have never gotten so excited about a camera before. This is the Olympus Pen E-P1 camera, part of the Olympus PEN series. It’s retro old school look (based on the old PEN series which started in 1959) reveals the innovative slim profile new standard called Micro Four Thirds System. It’s like a traditional digital SLR, minus the mirror box system, allowing it’s smaller slimmer profile. This is the closest you can get to SLR type control, in a compact size. They actually mean it this time, full ISO and shutter speed controls, plus – it even has a manual focus ring. My uncle had an old Olympus that looked like this, and I always thought it looked so...

Olympus PEN EP-1 – A camera to love
posted on: Apr 1, 2010 | author: Edna

Casio Wood Shock

If you grew up in the 90’s you’d be familiar with the G-Shock is a brand of watches manufactured by Casio. They were known for its resistance to shocks (e.g. hard knocks and strong vibrations). They were, and continue to be, designed primarily for sports and outdoor adventure oriented activity. Recent models have become more luxury and design oriented. Now a collaboration between PRPLMNT and Saint48 comes Wood Shock Watches. They are basically normal G-Shock watches, featuring hand- and laser-crafted wooden bezels. Available in black or red for about USD$250.00 via...

Casio Wood Shock
posted on: Apr 1, 2010 | author: Edna

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