Free Links Friday

Below are some of the best photography links from other sites that I came across this week.  Enjoy!

Hacks claim to ‘liberate’ Canon shooting options from Crave – The CHDK (Canon Hacker’s Development Kit) is an open-source software that creates more shooting options (RAW image capture) and controls (max shutter speed of 1/60,000) for your Canon point-and-shoot that uses the DIGIC II and III processor. Developers claim that the camera’s hardware is able to support many more functions but is being held back by the original firmware.

Tech Tips April 2008 – Chuck Westfall answers Canon users’ questions on technical issues with their Canon gear.

Birthdays, Heresies and Watt-Seconds from Strobist – David Hobby shares some exciting news about how Strobist is shifting gears . . . in a good way.

ColorMunki Photo Review from PhotographyBLOG – This monitor calibration and printer profiling from Xrite received an “Essential” mark and 5 out of 5 stars from PhotographyBLOG.

Photoshop Express revises terms of service from John Nack – Adobe revised their burdensome terms of service for Photoshop Express, which previously sought use of your photos for every purpose under the sun.

No Video on Flickr Movement Gains More Momentum from Thomas Hawk – News of Flickr’s video offerings weren’t so well received by all.  In fact, as Thomas Hawk points out, there’s a movement or perhaps, a revolt, from a not-so-small group of Flickr users that don’t want anything to do with video on their photo sharing site.