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Press Release  |  Jul 11, 2013  |  1 comments
This lightweight camera precision cut and formed from expanded PVC, and is made of two interlocking sections. The photographic medium is loadedinto the bottom section in darkroom conditions, and then held in place by sliding in the top section, which locks into place by use of magnets. The top section of the camera also holds the stainless steel chemically etched 0.3mm pinhole in place. Designed for 4x5 inch film or paper, the camera is 87mm focal lengthgiving wide-angle images. The pinhole exposures are controlled by a magnetic locking shutter, which can be left in the open or closed position.
Press Release  |  Jul 10, 2013  |  1 comments
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.
Joe Routon  |  Jul 09, 2013  |  First Published: Jun 01, 2013  |  1 comments

After a grueling three-day walk, an elderly farmer, hobbling with the aid of two gnarly walking sticks, finally arrived at the hospital in Ometepec. The long distance and oppressive Mexican heat were not his only obstacles—the insidious cataracts that were slowly robbing him of his vision made his trek a precarious journey. A young mother, who had been sightless for several years, gave birth to a child. She had nursed her, raised her, and loved her, without ever seeing her face.

Press Release  |  Jul 08, 2013  |  1 comments
Manfrotto announced an innovative tripod dedicated to photographers who love to travel. BeFree is a light, compact, intuitive to use, stable option for capturing stunningly precise and sharp images.
Press Release  |  Jul 08, 2013  |  1 comments
The newly released jAlbum 11 introduces an easy way to share your videos. Drop photos, videos, and even folders onto jAlbum and it will create stunning web galleries for you. Your photos and videos are downscaled, decreasing their size by about 90%. This means faster uploads and a smart way to share both photos and videos. With the built-in FTP uploader, jAlbum lets you publish your albums on your own hosting and domain. jAlbum does not claim any rights to your images, and never will. jAlbum’s commercial features make it easy to sell your images as prints or by digital download. Available integrations include Google checkout, Paypal, and Fotomoto. jAlbum is optimized to handle huge amounts of images no matter how you’ve organized them on your hard-drive. Batch downscaling, watermarking, and smart upload.
Press Release  |  Jul 05, 2013  |  1 comments

The U160 is a ballistic nylon soft bag integrated with a crushproof Pelican case that features the same military-grade attributes as Pelican’s classic case products (including a watertight o-ring seal with automatic pressure equalization valve). The case also features a removable padded divider set to protect a camera body, extra lenses and flash equipment inside. Remove the padded dividers and the compartment becomes a travel pack large enough to fit a few days’ worth of personal gear.

Press Release  |  Jul 03, 2013  |  1 comments
Adorama is now selling the new Flashpoint 180 Monolight Kit. The Flashpoint 180 Monolight is compact and ideal for on-location shooting. Lightweight and versatile, the complete lighting kit comes pre-loaded with all the accessories needed to achieve the perfect lighting for any shoot, including a case to carry it all. Two readily available NP-F960 batteries power the light, providing up to 700 flashes at a full 180w/s and giving photographers ultimate control for all of their lighting needs. The Bowens-compatible mount enables the use of advanced light modifiers, such as beauty dishes, while the Flashpoint Bowens Speed Ring Adapter allows the use of soft boxes and other lighting accessories to help deliver flawless results.
Press Release  |  Jul 02, 2013  |  3 comments
The exhibition will be on view at Sohn Fine Art Gallery, 6 Elm Street, Stockbridge, MA, July 5th -September 30th, 2013, with an artist's reception Saturday, July 20th, 4:00 - 8:00. The exhibition features a curated selection of Gorman's nudes and celebrity portraits highlighting Gorman's impressive 40 year career. In conjunction with the exhibition, a public artist's presentation and book signing will be held at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA on July 18th at 7pm. Also, 2 one-day artist led workshops ("Mastering Portraits" and "Nudes") July 21 and 22, 2013, and one Critique Day Workshop July 23, 2013, will be held at Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club. Sign up for workshops at Sohn Fine Art.
Press Release  |  Jul 01, 2013  |  1 comments
Nikon Inc. has introduced the newest addition to the Nikon 1 system, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens, a fast medium-telephoto lens. With a fixed focal length of 32mm and a maximum aperture of f/1.2, the new 32mm lens is the fastest in the ever expanding 1 NIKKOR lens lineup. An ideal lens for portraiture, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens is capable of rendering breathtaking images that capture every detail.
Press Release  |  Jun 28, 2013  |  2 comments
The iSeries 1914 Pro DSLR Case is said to be the ideal case to protect DSLR Cameras and their popular accessories. The interior of this case is made of high quality PE foam and can fit up to two camera bodies. The main camera compartment can be adjusted to fit a variety of DSLR body sizes. This section also has a perforated piece of foam that can be removed to accommodate cameras with battery grips. The orientation of the DSLR fit allows access to the memory card without removing the camera. It also allows for quick andeasy access to the camera by leaving the grip exposed, ready to grab. This case features four lens slots. Three of the slots are adjustable to fit a variety of lenses. Each one of the three adjustable slots contains three half inch foam rings that can be removed to fit different sized lenses. There is a section for lens hoods which can also be adjusted by three half inch foam rings. This case has additional compartments to fit a flash, memory cards, batteries, and other additional accessories.
Press Release  |  Jun 27, 2013  |  2 comments
Pelican Products, Inc. has unveiled the iM2435 Pelican Storm Case.

Designed as a rolling office or tool/photography equipment caddy, the iM2435 fits in most overhead airline compartments and is available with an optional “mobile office” file kit that features a lid organizer and a customizable padded divider set that will accommodate a 15.6 inch laptop. Also available as an optional accessory is the TSA Accepted PeliLock, which airport personnel, who all have special access keys, won’t need to cut for security inspections.

Press Release  |  Jun 26, 2013  |  2 comments
Olympus marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary PEN F with the launch of the new OlympusPEN E-P5, a digital update of a classic film camera designed with breakthrough technology and incredible performance advancements. Designed for photographers looking for superior image quality in a portable body, the PEN E-P5 delivers a stellar shooting experience with 1/8000th of a second shutter speed – a world-first for the Compact System Camera class – built-in Wi-Fi, autofocus advancements, easy-access manual controls and a host of other features.
Press Release  |  Jun 25, 2013  |  1 comments
The Xit Group has introduced the first non-OEM Battery Grip for the Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera. It features a vertical shutter release and effectively doubles your shooting time. It also significantly improves stability in photographing. Xit gives the photographer the choice of using either a battery cartridge that holds 1 EN-EL15 Lithium Ion battery, which can also be supplied by Xit (optional), or a cartridge that holds 6 AA batteries for added convenience. The grip has a 1 year limited warranty.
Press Release  |  Jun 24, 2013  |  0 comments
Photoflex Inc. announces the release of the Adjustable ShoeMount Rotating Hardware. Designed to aid the photographer in adding more light to their set-up, the rotating hardware allows the user to connect two speed lights for improved light output while still having the ability to rotate a softbox of their choice.
Press Release  |  Jun 21, 2013  |  0 comments
The Xit Group has introduced a new Quick Release Dual Shoulder Camera Neck Strap, dubbed the ultimate solution for two camera shooters. It is light weight at only 0.84 lbs., and small with a widening shoulder construction which reduces the burden. The strap is ergonomically designed and the weight is evenly distributed by way of the shoulder pads.