Monthly Archives: January 2008

Leica Updates M8 Firmware

January 31, 2008
Leica Updates M8 Firmware

Fluorescent Light shot – Jean on the job Originally uploaded by etrigan63 Leica has released firmware 1.201 for the M8 Digital Camera on their website. The new firmware addresses several issues not the least of which is Automatic White Balance (AWB). White Balance (for the uninitiated) is a measurement of the color temperature of...
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Leica Rumors

January 30, 2008
Leica Rumors

A website in the UK has posted the following information about a rumored update/upgrade to the Leica M8: NO NEW M9LEICA M8 UPGRADELeica to announce that there will not be an M9 as previously thought. Instead they will offer an Upgrade on all existing M8 cameras with the following modifications: New Sapphire Viewing Screen...
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Unified Threat Management for the Home

January 23, 2008

Home networks are becoming more and more sophisticated. It used to be that a home computer was setup in a central location in the home with multiple accounts and a single modem or DSL connection directly attached to the “family” computer. Multiple computers on a network were usually found in an office setting or...
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Buddha in New York

January 22, 2008
Buddha in New York

Buddha in New York Originally uploaded by etrigan63 A recent trip to New York City uncovered a large Buddha hidden inside of the trendy Asian restaurant Tao. The Buddha stands (sits) over 20 ft tall and has an ever-changing light show playing over it. In it’s base is a koi pond and the koi...
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Lonely Sentinels

January 18, 2008
Lonely Sentinels

Lonely Sentinels Originally uploaded by etrigan63 Camera: Leica M8 Lens: Zeiss ZM 50mm Planar f/2 Shutter speed: 32 sec Aperture: f/4 ISO: 160 WB: Auto File Format: DNG Post Processor: Adobe Lightroom 1.3.1 + Custom M8-AWB profile No other adjustments made. The lowlight capabilities of this camera (when coupled with an excellent lens) never...
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