Antonov An-225 Mryia in Prague

The biggest cargo airplane – the ukrainian Antonov An-225 Mryia arrived to Prague to carry 117 tonnes generator to Australia.   An-225 is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes (1,410,000 lb). It also has […]

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Invalidovna – Prague

Invalidovna was built from 1731-1737 as a dormitory for war invalids (veterans) by Kilián Ignác Dienzenhofer. Its model was Les Invalides, a building for veterans inaugurated in Paris in 1679. Only a ninth of the original design was ever completed. At most, about 1200 inmates lived there. In 1935, all […]

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Volcano

I went for a location scouting this week and experienced quite a surprise: there is a well preserved old volcano not far from Prague! It’s a relic of a Tertiary stratovolcano, 413m MSL. Nice place with great views… Take a look for yourself:

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Fuji released new firmware for their mirrorless cameras

Fuji really like their valuable customers. Today they have released another firmware update for some of their excellent mirrorless cameras. Here is the list of cameras with the latest firmware number and new features which were added: X-E1 Ver.2.40 “AF+MF” function   X-E2 Ver.3.00 “AF+MF” function Camera Remote New Classic […]

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Blériot XI

I had a chance to meet a really nice bunch of enthusiasts who built the exact replica of the famous Blériot XI airplane… The Blériot XI is the aircraft that was used by Louis Blériot on 25 July 1909 to make the first flight across the English Channel made in a […]

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New firmware for Nikon cameras: D90, D7000, D7100, D600, D610, D4S

Nikon released firmware updates for the following cameras: D90, D7000, D7100, D600, D610 and D4S. Here is the link for downloading the updates: Nikon D90 Firmware Update A 1.00, B 1.01: Nikon EU Nikon D7000 Firmware Update A 1.04, B 1.05: Nikon EU Nikon D7100 Firmware Update C 1.02: Nikon EU Nikon D600 Firmware Update C 1.02: Nikon EU Nikon D610 […]

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