The Evolution 2 Pete is 3 Legged Thing's new professional monopod. Built to withstand loads up to 18kg, this powerful 3 section monopod can take the heaviest equipment available today, remaining completely rigid and totally uncompromising.The new 32mm Stealth Carbon Fiber Tubing is both rigid and ultra light weight, and at just 450g it's the strongest and lightest monopod in its class. WIth 3LT detailing, copper ring, bronze mounting plate, and Evo 2 double-break friction lock system, the 3LT Pete is said to be the ideal companion for sports and long lens users.
Corel has announced the availability of Painter X3, the world’s leading digital art software known for its hundreds of brushes, paper textures and media that perfectly emulate real-world art materials. As an innovator in digital art, Painter X3 continues to inspire artists with unique tools such as new Jitter brushes that produce more organic art and flow maps that direct the saturation of wet media as it interacts with the canvas. In addition, artists will save more time with workflow enhancements when cloning with crosshairs, drawing in perspective and transforming multiple layers. For both new and experienced Painter users, the Brush Search engine now makes it easier to find the perfect brush, while the advanced brush controls simplify the customization options.
PhotoFlex announces the release of FlexFlash, light and compact yetsubstantial in feel. The digital display allows a photographer to dial-in with spot-on accuracy the exposures. Fast recycle, push button quick lock accessory attachment design and weighing in at 5 pounds, this strobe is the perfect solution for studio photographers of all levels. As always with the Photoflex products, Flexflash is designed smart for today’s photographers needs and built to last.
Panasonic has unveiled the new LUMIX DMC-FZ70 (FZ70. ) Optically, the FZ70
delivers 20mm wide-angle to 1200mm (60X) long zoom,
making it a category class leader. The lens is constructed with 14 elements in 12 groups,
including 6 aspherical lenses with 9 aspherical surfaces and 3 ED
(Extra-Low Dispersion) lenses. Optical image stabilization assures that both long zoom photos and videos are
sharp and free from blur. The FZ70 offers Full HD 1080/60i video
recording, thanks to Panasonic's experience as a world leader in
professional broadcast video. It boasts crystal clear audio due to a
unique microphone that eliminates ambient noise and wind sound with the
stunning clarity of Dolby(r) Digital. This unique microphone even zooms
with the optical zoom to more precisely zero in on the audio coming from
“By Way of These Eyes: The Hyland Collection of Photography” opens at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon on Saturday, September 28. The exhibition, on view through Sunday, December 29, presents more than 100 photographs drawn from the collection of Christopher Hyland, president of one of the world’s leading firms specializing in luxury residential fabrics and founder of the digital lifestyle magazine “HYLAND.”
Un/Natural Color, an exhibition of color photography from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s (SBMA) permanent collection, illustrates the history of color photography since the 19th century and examines how the shifted or faded colors of old photographs can evoke moments in the historical past.
The New York Institute of Photography just launched a brand new version of its photoshop course for photographers who are interested in learning professional photo editing techniques from home. The course, titled The Complete Course in Digital Photography: Photoshop for Photographers, teaches Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and Adobe Lightroom.
The LP180’s features include a 1/4-20 mounting thread, a high voltage battery port, the ability to make 1/3-stop power adjustments and an audible flash ready tone. In addition to new features, photographers can expect the same high-quality build, reliability and 2-year warranty found in previous models.
Photo District News (PDN) has released its extensive list of educational seminars during the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo -- October 23-26, 2013 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. More than 90 seminars, keynote presentations, and symposiums will be presented by the world’s foremost experts on the trends, technology, and creative techniques in the fields of photography, video, post-production, and business development. In addition, many of this year's seminars and symposiums will celebrate the 30th anniversary of PhotoPlus Expo with topics supporting the show theme, "Honoring the Past, Envisioning the Future."
The S115 is a camera pack that features a legendarily tough Pelican laptop case integrated with a water resistant, front compartment with padded dividers that hold and protect multiple camera bodies, lenses, flashes and other camera equipment. Its built-in laptop case is a watertight, crushproof and impact resistant compartment that can fit an Ultrabook or any 15" notebook up to 1" thickness or any 17" MacBook.
Panasonic announced the addition of a new single focal length lens, the LUMIX G 20mm / F1.7 II ASPH (H-H020A) featuring a new metallic profile in the Micro Four Thirds standard. It boasts dramatic compactness and light weight despite its f/1.7 aperture that enables beautiful soft focus in the background, allowing the subject to stand out impressively.
The CB-58FTR is FLM's largest ball head, built to accept both a horizontal and vertical load of
up to 130 lbs. It weighs well under 2 lbs thanks to its hollow CNC-machined ball. Photographers
requiring extra precision will enjoy the tilt lock feature, allowing one to lock the side-to-side movement
of the ball head, at any angle, and permitting only front-to-back movement of the ball. Panoramic
shooting and stitching is easily done using the PRS knob for precise audible and tactile clicks at every 15˚ when panning. The Friction Memory Ring will lock the friction at a pre-set value, enabling the photographer to tighten the ball head further, but not loosen it any further, until the Memory Ring is dis-engaged, preventing any mishaps when attaching or removing the camera to and from the ball head.