The new entry-level monitor in Eizo’s professional-quality ColorEdge line-up can maintain settings through automatic self-correction.
An affordable, colour-accurate monitor that is ideal for photographers who shoot video movies as well as still photos.
A solidly-built high-end portable storage drive that makes a capable laptop partner for photographers and video shooters who require high-capacity storage on location.
Monitor calibration software that claims high accuracy and works with popular colorimeters.
An imaging workflow solution from Corel based on the Bibble raw file processing engine. which competes with similar products from Adobe and Apple.
The problem with digital images is that they are intangible. Pictures can only be viewed when the files have been Ëœtranslated’ in some way, either as prints or converted into a form that can be viewed on a computer or TV screen. It’s easy to over-write existing files inadvertently, either by accidentally re-formatting a memory card or failing to save an edited file separately from an original. It’s equally easy to delete files inadvertently.
An affordable image archiving and video recording system for digital photographers.
Sony’s HDPS-M1 40G Hard Disk Drive is fitted with a Shock Protection System and drop-down covers protect the card slots and USB and power connections from dust and damage. The internal battery is charged in roughly four hours when the power is connected, and the USB slot enables PC connection. The only controls provided are an on/off button on the side panel and copy and cancel/HDD capacity buttons on the top. No delete button is provided so you can’t delete files either singly or collectively.
Our first memory card review looks at SanDisk’s Extreme III CompactFlash card, which is designed for professional photographers who work in extreme conditions and claims to offer high-speed viewing and downloading of shots plus the ability to recover accidentally deleted pictures. For our tests, we used two totally different DSLR cameras – the Nikon D2X, which claims to be one of the fastest cameras on the market and the comparatively sluggish Canon EOS 300D.
Nikon’s Coolwalker is an attractive looking, thoughtfully engineered, portable storage device with plenty of features to please photographers. Designed to work with CompactFlash cards and Microdrives, it can accept other card types via a CF adapter and the card slot has a slide-up cover to prevent ingress of detritus. Its 30GB hard disk can store approximately 10,000 high-resolution JPEG images from a 6-megapixel camera and the 2.5-inch, 117,600 pixel colour TFT LCD screen allows images to be viewed anywhere.