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In our review of Sigma's 50-150mm zoom and 70mm Macro lens (August 2007 issue) there's an error in the Technical Specifications regarding compatibility. As indicated in the text of the review, the 50-150mm zoom is actually the "digital only" lens while the 70mm Macro is the "multi-platform" lens.

Ilford Imaging Launches
Ilford Imaging is proud to present its new web portal, created to coincide with the launch of a number of exciting new products on the market. Packed with the very latest product news, hints, and tips on how to achieve stunning prints, the site will help visitors to stay abreast of important company developments.

With its fresh new look and easy navigation, particular focus has been paid to giving photo enthusiasts a full range of profiles built in-house by experienced technicians. These unique files optimize the printer, using the manufacturer's ink, to obtain the finest quality results. They can be downloaded for free and are compatible with the Ilford Galerie media and the Ilford Inkjet Photo Paper Range.

Help and advice on how to get the best from the Ilford range of media is also available and each e-mail sent via the "Contact Us" page will be answered personally by a member of the Ilford team. In addition, Ilford has included contact details for each local country representative, enabling all enquiries to be filtered directly to distributors to guarantee a quick and local response.

Freestyle Adds ADOX Brand Of Films And Papers
Freestyle Photographic Supplies ( announced that it has formed a relationship with Fotoimpex of Germany to be the exclusive US distributor of ADOX brand black and white films and papers.

This latest partnership with Fotoimpex makes Freestyle the exclusive US distributor of 13 different and unique product lines which include Holga cameras and accessories, Kentmere photographic papers, Cachet archival boxes, and Slavich black and white papers.

ADOX CMS 20 and ORT 25 black and white films have been desired by fine art and pictorial photographers alike for their unparalleled sharpness and resolution. In addition, ADOX's Adotech CMS Film Developer is specially formulated to deliver maximum resolution and is uniquely matched for processing ADOX CMS 20 film.