Monthly Archives: February 2009

Epson Reintroduces the R-D1 Digital Rangefinder

February 28, 2009
Epson Reintroduces the R-D1 Digital Rangefinder

Epson originally introduced the R-D1 digital rangefinder in 2006. The camera met with lukewarm reception despite the advances. After Leica introduced the M8 did the much less expensive R-D1 really start to get popular. Now, three years after the original, Epson has reintroduced this uber-retro digital with the R-D1xG. Advertisements
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PAW Update

February 24, 2009
PAW Update

I have been dragging my feet posting updates to my Picture A Week (PAW) project. I have been taking photos and posting them, I just keep forgetting to publish here. So here is a recap of PAWs 4-8 (after the jump).
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Voigtlander COLOR SKOPAR 20mm F3.5 SL II Aspherical (for Nikon Ai-s) announced

February 15, 2009
Voigtlander COLOR SKOPAR 20mm F3.5 SL II Aspherical (for Nikon Ai-s) announced

Mapcamera.com (translation here) has posted a news bit about a new Voigtlander SL II lens for Nikon and Pentax. The Voigtlander COLOR SKOPAR 20mm F3.5 SL II Aspherical (for Nikon Ai-s) has the following specs: Expected Release Date: 2009 February 28 Focal length: 20mm Angle: 94 degrees Relative aperture: 1:3.5 This lens: minimum aperture...
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Building a ZFS based home storage server – Part 1

February 11, 2009
Building a ZFS based home storage server – Part 1

I’ve been reading up on building my own storage server to meet my needs as a photographer. I have tested pre-built NAS devices (Infrant/Netgear 1000S), servers with shared storage, and Windows Home Server (wrinkles and all). HP has promised me one of their new MediaSmart Servers and I plan to do some interesting things...
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A Morning with Capture Integration

February 2, 2009
A Morning with Capture Integration

About two months ago, I visited the Miami Beach offices of Capture Integration, the premier Phase One dealer in the US. I was on a quest for information. Taking the long view on my plans for growth as a photographer, and spurred on by my cohorts over at the GetDPI Forums, I decided to...
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