Here's a roundup of the new and exclusive content on ePHOTOzine's Micro-Sites this week:
On Samsung NX Generation, there are techniques on why you need an external flash, and how they can be used to improve your shots, plus there's a feature on discovering more about the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 which is the latest android offering. Make sure you stay up to date with all things Samsung too, by checking out the Facebook and Twitter feeds embedded in the site.
Over on EIZO ColorZone this week, there is an interview with Nathan Gallagher in the features section, who is a famous portrait and sports photographer. Nathan uses EIZO monitors to adjust and create his work, and you can find out why EIZO are his monitors of choice in the article. As always, you can keep up to date with EIZO using the Twitter and facebook feeds on site.
There are techniques on capturing stills while shooting HD video in the Nikon Nation techniques section, and the article also explains how you can capture stills from videos you've already created on certain Nikon DSLRs. In the features section, you can find out more about the new Nikon D810 in our key features article, outlining all the best features the camera has to offer. There is also news of a free RAW software application available from Nikon.
On Totally Tamron this week, there are techniques on why zoom lenses are good for zoos, plus in the features section there are some tips and ideas for a 1 lens photo challenge at the coast - the idea is to take as many different photos as you can throughout the day using only one lens, making use of the zoom's versatility. There's news this week of a great offer when you buy either a 24-70mm or 70-200mm Tamron zoom lens. You can get a free Tamrac backpack worth £125! Check out the news section for more information.
Over on Pentax Portal this week, you'll find techniques to help you take better photos of trees, as well as learning the basics of understanding RAW files and handy tips on taking photos of summer shows. Be sure to take a look at the user gallery too, where you can browse all the latest Pentax uploads, plus keep up to date with Ricoh Imaging UK with the built in Facebook and Twitter feeds.