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A Year in the Pacific Ocean

Markus Thompson, found a Canon EOS 1000D while he was scuba diving in Deep Bay, outside of Vancouver. After Thompson pulled the Sandisk Extreme III 20mb/s 2GB SD card out of the camera, he discovered that not only he could recover the images, but that they revealed Continue reading

Leica M9 Firmware Update 1.174 Fixes Memory Card Issues

Leica has released the new firmware update 1.174 that is aimed at the compatibility issues when using the M9 with a number of SD memory cards. Leica claims the new update should fix most of those issues, which included crashing the camera and leaving photographers with no accessible images on SD cards.

Leica Camera has become aware of customers experiencing compatibility issues related to select types of new memory cards when used in the Leica M9.
This Firmware 1.174 fixes a bug that led to the faulty behaviour. Generally Leica recommends to use SD/SDHC cards from SanDisk. Until further notice, the following SD-Cards are still not recommended to use, because some misbehaviour occurred in the test phasis.

– San Disk Extreme Pro SDHC I UHS-1 (all card sizes) – San Disk Extreme HD Video SDHC I (all card sizes)

Owners of the Leica M9 can download the version 1.174 firmware update via the link below.

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Canon EOS-1D X. ISO 51,200

To celebrate the company’s 50 millionth EOS camera and 70 millionth lens, Canon hit the photographic world with a new flagship DSLR. The Canon EOS-1D X is a full-frame 18-megapixel CMOS camera with Dual DIGIC 5+ Imaging Processors, along with a brand new 61-Point High Density Reticular AF and Continue reading


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