Polaroid today announced that an agreement has been finalized between licensee C&A Licensing, LLC and Socialmatic LLC through which the Polaroid Socialmatic instant camera will be produced and brought to market in 2014. The Polaroid Socialmatic camera combines the nostalgic appeal of vintage Polaroid instant cameras with the modern convenience of being able to instantly connect and share via major social media networks using the camera’s built in Wi-Fi® and Android™ interface.
Polaroid introduces the Z2300 instant digital camera, the newest addition to the Polaroid instant digital camera line. The Z2300 features an integrated printer with ZINK Technology, enabling users to instantly capture, edit and in less than a minute print full color, 2x3” prints. Along with the ability to easily upload images to any social media platform, the Z2300 combines a compact form factor with a host of fun, easy-to-use features to create the ultimate social media machine. The camera is available in white and black and houses a 10 megapixel image sensor. The large 3.0” LCD display makes it easy to frame and review images and capture video in virtually any setting.
Photogenic Professional Lighting introduced the new ION portable power supply. Small size and lightweight make the ION the perfect choice to replace gas generators, bulky old fashioned inverters or tons of extension cords. In short, the ION lets you take the power on location and leave the baggage behind.
Porter Case, Inc. announces a revolutionary injection molded travel Case with CART series that combines the best features of the original Porter Case with years of customer feedback and suggested enhancements.
Portrait Professional 11 is said to now incorporates the industry’s most accurate face and feature detector making the software incredibly fast and easy to use while giving the photographer unparalleled creative control.
Every 2 years, photokina sets the stage for innovations and trends in the international photography and imaging industry. This event regularly attracts hundreds of North American photo imaging retailers, distributors, imaging professionals and photographers all seeking to source the latest in camera equipment, accessories, kiosk software, scrapbooking, lab options and printing equipment.
1,250 exhibitors from all over the world are expected to showcase their photo/imaging products and services during the 35th edition of photokina. KoelnMesse Inc., the North American arm of the photokina organizer, today issued following tips for North American attendees to make the most of their travel and photokina experience:
White House Custom Colour announced the expansion of its product offering with the launch of Backdrops by WHCC, a line of contemporary, wrinkle-free printed photography backdrops for portrait photographers. Unlike traditional hand-painted muslin backdrops, White House Custom Colour backdrops are printed directly onto wrinkle-free 100% polyester fabric, which allows for easy transport and storing.
Interfit Photographic Ltd announced that they will be sole distributors for the Priolite lighting range from Germany. Available for the first time in the USA, but designed and manufactured in Germany, Priolite is a range of highly portable battery powered monoblocs and power packs designed for the demands of the new generation of photographers.
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.
Tether Tools and Phase One have announced a special Pro Tether Kit with Capture One Pro 7 that provides photographers the optimal tools for professional tethered capture. Together, the Tether Tools photo workstation and Capture One Pro 7 provide an exceptional workflow configuration for photo capture, camera control, processing and output, whether the shoot is in the studio or on location.