Who says that pretty can’t be practical? It’s time for a tablet that’s more than meets the eye. Powerful processing and beautiful design unite on Surface. Whether you’re working hard or hardly working, Surface’s integrated Kickstand and revolutionary Touch Cover let you work, play, and connect with others like never before. Plug into external displays like projectors and HDTV, and share your world1 . Pre-loaded with Windows RT, Microsoft Office 2013 RT2, Xbox apps, and other essentials.
- VaporMg™ casingMade with VaporMg, Surface is precision crafted to be tough yet elegant, without excessive bulk. At less than 1.5 pounds, with a watch-like finish that’s incredibly smooth, and durable, Surface is a delight to hold and touch.
- Integrated KickstandIntegrated Kickstand provides uncompromised support and flexibility. Flip out the Kickstand for hands-free entertainment. Whether you’re watching a movie, or shooting video, Surface stands on its own.
- Touch CoverThe cover you can type on. Touch Cover clicks in to Surface in an instant, and offers a sleek, spill-resistant exterior for working – no matter where you find yourself. When folded back, Touch Cover automatically disables keystrokes for a full touchscreen experience; when closed, it turns off your display. Black Touch Cover is included with purchase; additional colors (White, Cyan, Magenta, and Red) are sold separately – give Surface your personal touch with a color that matches your style.
- Ports and ConnectivityBring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64 GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the HD video out port. Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2×2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity.
- Windows RT and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT PreviewWork anywhere, anytime with Windows RT and Office 2013 RT2 . Keep tabs on news, friends, and entertainment with pre-loaded Microsoft apps. Visit the Windows Store to discover more apps and games.
- Front and rear-facing 720p HD video camerasCapture life from all sides with LifeCam. The rear camera is angled to shoot straight ahead when the Kickstand is flipped out. The Kickstand also enables hands-free Skype video chat or recording. Custom lens design and an ambient light sensor maximize light intake while providing sharp focus so you’ll never miss a shot.
In the box
- Surface with Windows RT and Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview2
- Black Touch Cover
- Power supply
- QuickStart Guide
- Safety and warranty documents
 HD Video Out also requires the HD Digital AV Adapter or VGA Adapter (each sold separately).
 Microsoft Home and Student 2013 RT Preview edition installed. Final Office Home & Student version will be installed via Windows Update when available (free download; ISP fees apply). Some features and programs unsupported. Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview and the final version are not for use in commercial, nonprofit, or revenue generating activities. Commercial license options available (sold separately). See http://office.com/officeRT.
 Surface with Windows RT works exclusively with apps from the Windows Store.
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Content has been missing of late, however new photography lessons are quickly being added along with videos. There is a new series being implemented over the next week which focuses on Walt Disney World Photography tips and techniques.
Had the opportunity to attend the Dragon*Con 2012 parade in Atlanta, GA.
Here is a link to some of the photos grabbed during the parade
Here are some full size 5D Mark III samples from Canon
Canon JP has posted a number of sample images, although they are not high res at the moment.