Monday, January 21, 2013

TOP 12 Posts for DigitalProTalk in 2012

Good Morning Everybody,
Imaging USA 2013I'm sitting in sunny Atlanta this morning – what a beautiful day. Actually the last couple of days have been absolutely wonderful. This beautiful day is having a little trouble brightening up the sad faces of the Atlanta Falcon’s fans after yesterday’s heartbreaking 4 point loss to San Francisco.  But hey, there’s always next year.  We keep wondering about the Cincinnati Bengals too ;~)
Yesterday I headed down to the World Congress Center for Imaging's USA's first day of convention trade show. I hear they had record crowds. Things sure looked busy to me.  I hope we experience record crowds at our Photo Pro Expo 2013 coming up in only 2 1/2 weeks [link]. I did a quick run through the trade show visiting with old friends, checking in with my vendor buddies and generally just having a great time catching up with everyone.
Today I'm heading to the trade show again but unfortunately, I won't get nearly as much time to spend on the floor. I've got a couple meetings I need to attend so I may plan on sticking around a few more hours tomorrow before driving back home. At first glance the show was full of activity there wasn't any one thing, new and exciting that really stood out for me. Maybe when I cruise the show again today something will catch my eye and I'll be sure to report it here first thing.
Update on PhotoPro Expo Hotel Room Availability
Hey gang, I want to let you know that the registrations are coming in hot and heavy for PhotoPro Expo 2013, in fact so hot and heavy, that the Marriott hotel is about sold out. They've given us twice the rooms as last year and we've already upped the original room count two times just in the last two weeks. So, I sure hope you're planning to come the PhotoPro Expo 2013, February 7 – 11 and if you are in need of a room (only$99) contact the Marriott [link]and make your reservation before they're completely sold out.
TOP 12 DigitalProTalk Posts for 2012
Top 12DPT posts 2012Well, I scoured the 2012 DigitalProTalk page view statistics to see the most popular posts. Some posts were literally off the charts with the number of reads.  My review of Tamron's 28-300mm VC was the clear winner.  Like I said in the post, it’s one of my favorite lenses – check it out in the first link below.  A lot of the top posts were related to gear but that’s to be expected.  If you missed any of the posts throughout the year, you can catch them in today’s post. I’m planning to also post the Top 12 Business Day Thursday posts and Top 12 Image of the Day posts in the near future – stay tuned.
Anyway, there's a lot of good reading here so I hope you'll sit back relax and enjoy.
Tamron 28-300mm2
1. Updated: Test Driving the New Tamron 28-300mm VC Lens; Is It the Best Wedding Lens Available? [link]

2. HIGH ISO Nirvana!!! Shooting at 25,400 ISO and Beyond!!! [link]

3. Canon 5D Mark III: Big Deal? Yes…a BIG DEAL! [link]

4. Images and Impressions of Canon’s 5D Mark 3 HDR Feature: and Easy GPS in Lightroom 4 [link]

5. My New Favorite Camera Gets The Shot Other Cameras Miss! [link

6. An Amateur Camera For Pro Use??? Never, Well Maybe [link]

7. Quick Hit Monday: My First Day With Canon 600EX-RT Speedlights–WOW! [link]

8. Quick Hit Monday: All The Latest News; Lots Of Inspiration: and Photoshop Freebies! [link]

Rome Photowalk pic9. What A Great Photo Walk We Had In Rome, Italy!!! [link]

10. DPT Update: Heading To The Most Beautiful Place On Earth! [link]

11. Photography At The Castle [link]

12. Lightroom 4 – A Few of My Favorite Things [link]

Hey gang, that's it for me today. I've got to get heading down to the convention center and see what's happening. I hope things are good in your part of the world, enjoy the read today, and I hope to see you on the trade show floor or in 2 1/2 weeks at Photo Pro Expo 2013.

All the best, David

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