Epson America unveiled the Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner, a new mid-range scanning solution offering advanced performance for photos, film, slides, and everyday documents. Delivering outstanding resolution and extensive versatility, the Perfection V600 scanner features 6400 x 9600 dpi resolution1 and 3.4 Dmax for creating beautiful high-quality enlargements up to 17” x 22”. It also includes powerful photo restoration tools for both film and prints to bring faded and damaged photos back to life, as well as productivity enhancing Epson ReadyScan LED technology.
Epson today announced a continuation of its “Finish Strong” advertising campaign, developed by M&C Saatchi Los Angeles, with a new photography contest. Photographers are invited to submit an idea for Epson’s next Finish Strong ad. The winner will receive either an opportunity to attend an actual photo shoot with world-renowned photographer Joe McNally or a $5,000 cash prize.
Epson America, Inc. announced three new canvas products that will be added to its Signature Worthy collection of media. Engineered for the most discerning professional photographers, artists, fine art reproduction houses, and print-for-pay businesses, Epson’s Exhibition Canvas Gloss, Exhibition Canvas Satin and Exhibition Canvas Matte enable users to achieve industry-leading DMax and color gamut for prints that require stunning, museum-grade image quality and durability.
ExpoImaging, Inc. announced availability of three new Rogue Lighting Kits for small strobe lighting enthusiasts.
The Rogue Starter Lighting Kit is an entry-level collection of versatile light modifiers designed to improve the quality and variety of lighting choices available to photographers using speed lights on- or off-camera. The Starter Lighting Kit includes: Rogue Small FlashBender Reflector, Rogue Small Diffusion Panel, Rogue Bounce Card/Flag and Rogue Universal Flash Gel Kit.
The Rogue Portrait Lighting Kit is a larger collection of light modifiers providing greater light control for portrait and event photographers shooting with multiple speed lights. The Portrait Lighting Kit includes: Rogue Large FlashBender Reflector, Rogue Large Diffusion Panel, Rogue Bounce Card/Flag, Rogue Universal Flash Gel Kit and Rogue 3-in-1 Honeycomb Grid.
ExpressDigital announces an aggressive and special promotion for school and ‘team and individual’ photographers to download a free trial of DARKROOM Assembly Edition and purchase the software with free training before the new school year begins. DARKROOM Assembly Edition is the industry’s only award-winning workflow software designed for school and team photographers that can be purchased outright, does not require any plug-ins, completely manages nine different workflow scenarios, features greenscreen, template-builders, online storefronts and lab connection, and that interacts seamlessly with cameras, work stations, barcode scanners, and digital media burners all while automating business functions.
Following the publication of the first six titles in the Fields of Vision series, volumes 7–9 present images by Carl Mydans, Gordon Parks and Arthur Rothstein, from the Library of Congress’ renowned collection of Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographs. Transporting the viewer to the America of the 1930s and 1940s, the images offer a glimpse of a new narrative style that was later to blossom on the pages of Look and Life magazines.
HARMAN helps photographers and collectors identify images created on black and white real silver gelatin fine art photographic paperswith the introduction of stamps that can be used to certify the origin.
All packs of ILFORD PHOTO black and white fibre base paper will now include a set of 18 stamps intended to help photographers market their work as a genuine silver gelatin fine art print.
LLC announces the release of its latest version of their
FireFlyR Digital Sensor Cleaner (FireFlyR). The new FireFly features a
timed "on-off" switch and a more convenient battery compartment. This
portable equipment is so easy to use that photographers will be able operate
the device for cleaning their equipment with one hand.
The FireFly's Air Ionization technology eliminates the static charges that
cause dust particles to cling to the camera's sensor. The time and money
saved on not having to re-touch photos or needing to send the camera out for
a professional cleaning may pay for the FireFly after its first use.
The FireFly eliminates both positive and negative charges on the internal components of the camera. The FireFly includes a replaceable 20-micronin-line filter to ensure the ionized air stream is free of particulate or other contaminants.
Adorama has introduced the Flashpoint 3 Lighting Kit with Light Stands, 3-33” Umbrellas, Socket, Bulbs & Case.
Designed with photographers in mind, the Lighting Kit’s fluorescent lighting system handles a wide variety of complex lighting needs. Easily customize the lighting setup by adding diffusers for a softer effect, or collapsible reflectors to alter the quality of the light. All pieces break down easily for storage in the included case. Designed for both studio and location work, the Flashpoint 3 Lighting Kit gives the photographer plenty of lighting choices while on a shoot.
Professionally constructed with new design features, the Flashpoint PZ series Softboxes have a unique, patented design that uses a zipper to relieve the pressure on the inner rods making it easy to assemble and close them up. They are available in sizes from 12" X 36" to 40" X 60". The Octaboxes are available in 3’ and 5’ sizes. All Softboxes and Octaboxes come with a baffle, recessed front and a convenient carry bag.