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Press Release Posted: May 03, 2012 2 comments
Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced that the PIXMA MG8220 and MG6220 Wireless1 Photo All-In-One (AIO) inkjet photo printers now support Google Cloud Print 2 allowing users to print from Gmail and Google Docs on a mobile device and from the Google Chrome browser for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome devices. With Google Cloud Print, you can print from wherever you are, from applications you use every day. You can even share your home and work printers with anyone you choose. The PIXMA MX892 Wireless Office AIO inkjet printer is also scheduled to provide the same support in May.
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Press Release Posted: May 02, 2012 1 comments
Custom SLR has announced the immediate availability of the M-Plate universal camera tripod plate. The M-Plate offers built-in Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-Swiss connections as well as attachment points for accessories. Produced with appreciation from the support of more than 400 Kickstarter backers and designed by a team of seasoned photographers, the M-Plate enables quick release from any tripod head and can attach multiple camera accessories onto a single plate.
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Press Release Posted: May 01, 2012 1 comments
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announced the introduction of its new DA645 25mm f/4 lens, designed and optimized for exclusive use with its popular 645D medium format digital SLR camera. By combining its ultra-wide perspective with exclusive Pentax Super Multi-Coating (smc), Aspherical Elements (AL), Supersonic Direct-drive Motor (SDM), and all-weather (AW) construction, Pentax has created a lens that will render super-sharp images with performance levels photographers have come to expect from original Pentax lenses.

When mounted on the Pentax 645D medium-format digital SLR camera body, the DA645 25mm f/4 AL [IF] SDM AW lens provides a focal length of approximately 19.5mm in the 35mm format, the widest perspective available with the 645D. Photographers now have greater creative flexibility when shooing landscapes or when photographing in confined areas with minimal room to move.

Jason Schneider Posted: Jul 02, 2012 Published: May 01, 2012 0 comments

As advanced electronics continue to supplant more and more elements of camera function and design, often displacing optical and mechanical systems, the camera of the future is being redefined. To give you a clearer picture of the emerging technologies that are destined to change the shape of cameras to come, let’s take a closer look at the implications of some of the emerging new tech found in the latest models.

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Press Release Posted: Apr 30, 2012 0 comments
Lensbaby announced the release of two new additions to its accessory product line, the Lensbaby Lens Cloth and the Lensbaby Lenspen Pro. The new products join existing accessories including the Lensbaby System Bag, Creative Aperture Kit 2, Macro Converters and others.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 27, 2012 1 comments
FogKlear from LensPen gives your lenses strong anti-fog protection in a natural fiber cloth. Each FogKlear cloth offers more than 200 anti-fog applications. And FogKlear does all the work itself –  no liquids, sprays or tissues.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 26, 2012 1 comments
Western Digital (NYSE: WDC) today announced the next generation of its top-selling My Passport line of portable hard drives, offering consumers a  fresh new enclosure design and the first-ever 2 TB capacity in a portable drive. Now available in five popular colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red, with a range of capacities beginning from 500 GB, the new sleeker My Passport portable drives offer digital consumers an appealing array of storage options that reflect their personal style. Additionally, the new My Passport drives offer WD SmartWare™ automatic backup software and WD Security™ for password protection and hardware encryption.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 25, 2012 1 comments
The Tamarkin & Bertoldi Spring auction of rare cameras, lenses, and accessories will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2012 in Woodbridge, Connecticut. This auction will be especially attractive to Leica collectors because the auction includes a wonderful collection including a black Leica MP, a chrome Leica MP, and two Leica 250Reporter cameras.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 25, 2012 3 comments
MultiStitch (Patent Pending) is a professional photographic accessory that is intuitive and simple to use, works with Digital Backs and DSLRs, and is now available. MultiStitch lets photographers use their 4x5 cameras to shoot 2-over-2 image patterns for digital stitching, allowing true Large-Format digital capture. To learn more, visit www.multistitch.com.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 24, 2012 1 comments
Phase One has launched a new web site dedicated to the user experience of its customers and new visitors. The site’s greatly improved usability offers easier access to information and tools to help professionals and other discerning photographers achieve the highest image quality results.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 19, 2012 1 comments
Photogenic Professional Lighting has extended its popular rebates until May 15, 2012 on their popular models and kits from the Solair™, PowerLight®, and StudioMax® III series. With the rebates, consumers can save up to $250 on lighting and accessories.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 18, 2012 1 comments
Satechi has announced the availability of the new Camera Holder and Mount for DSLR, point-and-shoot, pocket camcorders and video cameras. The user-friendly and compact Camera Mount and Holder is the ideal solution for on-the-go photography. The Satechi Camera Holder and Mount caters to the mobile photography trend and allows users to easily record, share and capture personal everyday moments.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 16, 2012 1 comments
A wider palette of creative options is now accessible to more shooters with the Alpha-57 camera, the newest addition to Sony’s popular line of A-mount cameras employing Translucent Mirror Technology.

A successor to Sony’s Alpha-55 camera, the Alpha-57 can shoot still images at up to 12 frames per second, capture full HD video at 60p, 60i or 24p frame rates and has a variety of creative modes including Auto Portrait Framing, a world’s first technology.

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Press Release Posted: Apr 13, 2012 11 comments
Simply Color Lab, Inc. is adding to its color lab division with Simply MetalTM Prints and Standouts. The company, which provides print services including canvas, paper prints and press-printed products to professional photographers, guarantees the new lines of Fine Art Prints are produced with the same top-of-line quality that Simply Color Lab’s clients have come to expect.
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Press Release Posted: Apr 12, 2012 12 comments
It was 25 years ago that LumiQuest came on the scene with its original product—the LumiQuest Pocket Bouncer. And it still remains one of the most popular LumiQuest products in the world. LumiQuest was co-founded in 1987 by Quest Couch and Heidi Kenny as a result of their Audio Visual Production company, which required Quest to be on-location shooting for clients. “This type of photography was fast-paced and required being prepared for a variety of different lighting situations,” Quest explains. “At the time, I often carried several Vivitar 283s and their metal bracket with a bounce card, which was bulky and cumbersome to pack”.

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