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Midweek Photo News Roundup- 9/16

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photo © Michael Stringer, 1st place winner Nikon Small World Competition 2008

It’s Wednesday afternoon and all that most people can think about is how many days, hours, minutes remain until the weekend. But not you, you’re a photographer! You’re never bored, but are always plotting your next photo shoot or researching the new D-SLR you’ve had your eye on. We’re right there with you, friend. To keep the wild world of photography on your mind midweek, here’s our roundup of what’s been happening in it lately.

- Popular voting has opened for the Nikon Small World Competition, the “annual competition of photography under the microscope.”

- Polish photographer, Rafal Milach, is the $25,000 grand prize winner of the Photography.Book.Now competition sponsored by Blurb.com.

- Lens Culture’s

- Kodak has announced the Smile G150 Digital Photo Keychain, a pocket-sized viewer with capacity for more than 100 images that will be available in late September for $29.99.

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Canon Announces EOS 7D D-SLR

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Canon has announced the new EOS 7D ($1,699.00 body only), a mid-range D-SLR, geared toward pros and advanced amateurs. The 18MP camera shoots 24p full High Definition video and offers a wide ISO range from 100-6400 (expandable to 12,800). Find more information on the EOS 7D from Canon after the jump…

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Sony Announces Two New Alpha Series D-SLRs

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Sony has announced two new a (alpha) D-SLRs: the a550 (14.2MP) and the a500 (12.3MP). Both cameras feature the new generation of Sony’s Exmor CMOS sensors and are Sony’s first D-SLRs to offer an in-camera High Dynamic Range (HDR) feature. Find more information on the new cameras from Sony after the jump…

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Canon Announces the G11 and 5 Other PowerShot Cameras

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Breaking news: Canon has announced six new PowerShot cameras, most notabley the PowerShot G11. As always, a manufacturer announces a replacement camera for one that is still new itself, and still has a lot of excitement surrounding it. Check out the Digital Photographer review of the Canon PowerShot G10 in the Spring issue to learn about the G11′s predecessor. The new “prosumer,” G11 as DP is wont to call it, will also retail for $499 and “further adds to the legacy” of the G-series, according to Canon with its variety of shooting modes and EOS accessories, though it offers 10-megapixels compared to the G10′s 14.7. Check out the full information from Canon on all six new PowerShot cameras after the jump.

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Sony Announces Two New Cyber-shot Cameras

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Sony has announced the DSC-TX1 and DSC-WX1, “The world’s first digital still cameras with back-illuminated ‘EXMOR R’ CMOS sensor technology.” These Cyber-shot cameras are exciting additions to the photo arsenal for shooting in low-light conditions. Find out more about both cameras from Sony after the jump.

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