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Press Release Posted: May 27, 2014 0 comments
The Olympus STYLUS TOUGH TG-3 withstands extreme conditions: the camera is freezeproof to 14°F, waterproof to 50 feet, shockproof from seven feet, crushproof to 220 pounds and dustproof. A high-speed f2.0–4.9, 4.5–8.0mm (25mm–100mm equivalent) wide-aperture lens is combined with its TruePic VII image processor, the same found in Olympus’ award-winning OM-D series of interchangeable lens cameras, and a 16.0 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor captures images with minimal noise, even in low-light situations.
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Press Release Posted: May 27, 2014 0 comments
Panasonic Corporation has announced the world’s first 4K/30p Wearable Camera, the HX-A500 (A500). Featuring Wi-Fi® and NFC to connect to your phone, incredible image quality and straightforward functionality, this wearable camera enables you to capture scenes that puts viewers right there, in the thick of the action.  TheA500 will be available in the U.S. at the beginning of July.
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Press Release Posted: May 27, 2014 0 comments
Transcend Information, Inc., a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce its launch of SDXC/SDHC UHS-I cards featuring full support for the Ultra High Speed Class 3 (U3) specification. Capable of reaching incredible read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 85MB/s, Transcend’s SDXC/SDHC UHS-I U3 cards provide the performance necessary to harness the full power of UHS U3-compliant digital recording equipment.
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Press Release Posted: May 23, 2014 0 comments
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced the launch of the NX mini, the world's slimmest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera. With NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities, it allows users to take impressive shots that can then be shared quickly and easily, for friends to enjoy in real time.
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Press Release Posted: May 23, 2014 0 comments
X-Rite, Incorporated announced the release of ColorTRUE™ for Apple iOS and Google Android platforms. ColorTRUE provides photographers, designers, and prepress professionals the ability to calibrate and profile their tablet and mobile devices for accurate color matching. ColorTRUE includes a Create Profile tool and an Image Gallery viewer and is currently available as a free download on the Apple® App Store and Google® Play Store.
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Press Release Posted: May 23, 2014 0 comments
Tamron USA announced that they are embarking on a 100-city national Tailgate Tour to promote photography and Tamron lenses. A fully equipped Tamron van will be visiting camera stores throughout the country, turning mundane parking lots into photo celebrations, complete with free photography mini-sessions, test drives on the latest Tamron products, full evening seminars, specials on Tamron lenses and complimentary tailgate lunches at most participating retailers. This casual and fun approach to photography education is designed to offer easy and free access to great information to anyone interested in photography.
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Press Release Posted: May 23, 2014 0 comments
GFIP Holdings LLC launched an addition to its popular lineup of flash diffusers with the introduction of the LightBlade Diffuser. Designed to accommodate nearly all speedlight flashes, the new LightBlade Diffuser softens harsh light emitted from power-packed speedlights, minimizes shadows and reduces glare while creating more accurate skin tones. The portability and compact size of this combined bounce and shoot-through diffuser make it a perfect solution for event photography, portraits, interiors and product shots.
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Press Release Posted: May 20, 2014 0 comments
Virtual Backgrounds LLC has announced the introduction of their new digital projected virtual background system using digital files instead of film based slides to create backgrounds for use by photographers and videographers. The new digital system is available in two versions, the VB Express Digital and the VB Optima Digital.
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Press Release Posted: May 20, 2014 0 comments
Nikon Inc. has launched the “Nikon Behind the Scenes” video series, dedicated to empowering and entertaining intermediate level photographers by equipping them with the skills they need to take their photography to the next level. The video series follows a diverse group of leading photographers into the field, including Nikon Ambassadors Joe McNally and Corey Rich and Nikon Professional Photographer Tamara Lackey.
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Press Release Posted: May 20, 2014 0 comments
Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), the first ever non-profit photo center in Los Angeles, proudly announces the grand opening of their new facility in Hollywood at 1515 Wilcox Ave., at the corner of Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA. This star-studded event will attract photographers, industry luminaries as well as past and present students and illustrious faculty of the LACP (formerly The Julia Dean Photo Workshops, JDPW.) Attendees will celebrate the opening of the new location, as well as the new nonprofit status of LACP. More details to be announced as the date approaches.
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Press Release Posted: May 20, 2014 0 comments
Nikon Inc. announced the new Nikon 1 V3, a compact addition to the Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System. The V3 sports a Hybrid AF system and claimed world’s fastest continuous shooting frame rate at 20 frames-per-second (fps) with full autofocus, a speed that outpaces even proD-SLR cameras. The V3 has an 18.4-megapixel CX-format image sensor, a new EXPEED 4A image processor, 1080/60p Full HD video capabilities, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and a new touch-panel tilting LCD display.
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Press Release Posted: May 15, 2014 0 comments
In a joint announcement, Bowens, PocketWizard and Sekonic have aligned to create a complete wireless triggering solution for electronic flashes that will be first introduced in the U.S. market. Now most Bowens Gemini monolights will accept an optional PocketWizard module, which enables photographers to wirelessly trigger their flash with industry-standard, and widely used PocketWizard radios and Sekonic light meters.
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Press Release Posted: May 15, 2014 0 comments
The Ray Flash 2 is a great on-axis fill light for use with on-camera flash. Quick to attach and easy to adjust, the Ray Flash can be used with TTL flash settings and is significantly moreaffordable than a powered macro ring flash. It provides a large, even distribution of light on small objects. The new adjustable mount attaches quickly and securely to different size speedlights by means of a new spring-loaded clamp design. The center column of the Ray Flash 2 slides up and down to accommodate variations in camera and speedlight heights. Ray Flash 2’s lower profile is thinner than the original, making it even more portable for location photographers.
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Press Release Posted: May 15, 2014 0 comments
Featured will be a combination of modern, “user” Leica cameras, lenses, and accessories, accompanied by a substantial number of rare and vintage lots. Prominent among the 500 plus lots will be a Leica A Elmax, a Leica 72 18x24, a Leica M9 Hermes outfit, a screw-mount 50mm Summilux f1,4, a Leica M4-2 Safari, a Leica M7 Titanium, a mint black Nikon SP, a black enamel 50mm Summilux f1.4, a Nikon rangefinder Copy Stand, a 50mm Micro-Nikkor f3.5 for the Nikon S, and many modern Leica M and R system lenses.
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Press Release Posted: May 15, 2014 0 comments
Lowepro has launched a trio of rolling camera bags that maximize the amount of pro-sized gear photographers can pack, protect and transport: the Pro Roller x-Series AW.
At the core of this new design is Lowepro’s patent-pending MaxFit System of adjustable, interior dividers. This micro-fitting structure makes it easy to closely pack pro bodies, large lenses and all essential accessories in a deep and roomy interior while maintaining superior protection in a streamlined form factor.

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