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Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 14, 2005  |  0 comments

Pelican Products, Inc. has unveiled the 1430 Top Loader, a rugged, weatherproof
case for photographers who want the ultimate protection for their valuable gear.
This new model offers nearly 1,100 cubic inches of usable storage space and
features a unique top-loading design. Optional features such as a shoulder strap,
lid organizer, "mobile office" file holder kit and padded dividers
for photography and computer equipment are also available. Other optional accessories
include Pick `N' Pluck™ foam, canoe attachment brackets and
TSA-Accepted PeliLocks.

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Robert E. Mayer  |  Jan 01, 1999  |  0 comments

The recently introduced Pentax 67II medium format SLR camera extensively updates the original model Pentax 67 which was introduced in 1969 by incorporating today's technologies. This resulted in improved performance, excellent maneuverability and...

Peter K. Burian  |  Apr 12, 2005  |  0 comments

As the price of D SLR's, high-end digicams and film scanners has declined
substantially, an increasing number of photo enthusiasts are able to make high
resolution images. At some point, most will recognize that their current printers
are due for replacement. Frankly, many existing machines cannot provide the
optimal quality -- or the large output sizes -- that high resolution image files
can support. Consequently, we're seeing a trend to superior photo printers
in letter size and especially in larger formats.



With more photographers doing more of their own printing the issue of print
permanence was certainly a hot topic, encouraged especially by Hewlett-Packard
who, at the recent PMA show, featured Henry Wilhelm as a speaker. President
of Wilhelm Imaging Resource, an independent stability testing lab, Wilhelm is
certainly an expert in all issues relating to archival issues. He recently made
news with the announcement of a new standard for print life, the WIR Display
Permanence Rating. Many existing photo printers and papers should qualify for
this Certification program, which requires a minimum on-display life of 25 years.
Do note, however, that some manufacturers may prefer to wait for standards to
be published by the international ISO or the American ANSI organization. This
could be a long wait, according to some insiders.



New Printers We've Seen

Employing the UltraChrome Hi Gloss pigmented inkset originally designed for
the (letter size) R800, the new Epson Stylus Photo R1800 uses the Gloss Optimizer
coating to produce beautiful 13x19" (or longer) prints on glossy papers.
Another fast machine, this one can also make an 11"x14" color image
in less than two minutes thanks to Advanced Micro Piezo ink jet technology with
180 nozzles per ink. The Stylus Photo R1800 offers resolution up to 5760 x 1440
optimized dpi and it can print on sheet and roll paper or onto inkjet printable
CDs and DVDs. (Street price $549.)

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Dan Havlik  |  Aug 20, 2014  |  0 comments

There’s going to be a ton of new photo gear arriving soon from most of the major imaging companies, some of which may blow your mind. How do I know this? Well, aside from a few sneak peeks of upcoming photo products I’ve seen under NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) recently but can’t tell you about yet, it’s mostly an educated guess.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Sep 05, 2014  |  0 comments

The International Center of Photography (ICP) and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have embarked upon a unique project to make photographer Roman Vishniac’s (1897-1990) archive available to the public and the research community. Developing an innovative digital database to help facilitate access to this vast archive that is known to contain 40,000 objects and spans more than 60 years. The ICP and the Museum are pleased to invite scholars, students and families to explore the archive and to contribute their own family stories.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jul 31, 2014  |  0 comments
Rachael Talibart, Into The Mist (2012) Digital photograph, 18" x 12" Edition 1 of 10

An inspiring new photo show explores how photographers confront and, in many cases, overcome depression and mental illness through creating images. Founded in 2012, the Broken Light Collective provides photographers of all skill levels, who are affected by mental health challenges, with a safe and supportive environment in which to display and develop their work.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Sep 30, 2014  |  0 comments

The George Eastman House is currently hosting the Innovation in the Imaging Capital exhibit from September 20, 2014 to January 4, 2015. The main focus of the show is the major contributions to the development of imaging technology made possible by the various inventions that were created—or developed—in the town of Rochester, New York. Since 1888 Rochester has been widely known as America's center for imaging innovation. 

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jul 23, 2014  |  0 comments
Sebastião Salgado, Iceberg between Paulet Island and the South Shetland Islands on the Antarctic Channel.  At sea level, earlier flotation levels are clearly visible where the ice has been polished by the ocean’s constant movement. High above, a shape resembling a castle tower has been carved by wind erosion and detached pieces of ice. The Antarctic Peninsula. 2005. © Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas Images-Contact Press Images.

The International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City has announced it will be the first museum in the United States to present the Sebastiao Salgado exhibition, Genesis. The show features a collection of over 200 of Salgado’s expertly crafted black-and-white images.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Sep 03, 2014  |  0 comments

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College has announced its new exhibit titled: Andy Warhol’s Photo-Aesthetic and Beyond—on view from September 11 to November 1, 2014. The museum’s large collection of Warhol art (including the famous Campbell’s Soup and Electric Chair photo-silkscreen prints), recent gifts from the Andy Warhol Foundation and loans from other collections will be at the heart of this event.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Aug 29, 2014  |  0 comments

Photoville is New York City’s premier free photo destination. This innovative modular venue is made from re-purposed shipping containers and is host to various photography exhibits, outdoor photo installations, seminars, workshops and night-time multimedia shows. This year, the International Center of Photography (ICP) is pleased to announce a series of events for Photoville—held on September 18 to 28, 2014 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will feature the immersive exhibit titled CALL + RESPONSE + RESPONSE as well as 2 ICP photography workshops. 

Cynthia Boylan  |  Sep 09, 2014  |  0 comments

SlowExposures 2014 (an annual event created to celebrate photography of the rural South) will be host to the Confessions for a Son exhibit. Featuring a selection of images from photographer Millford Evans’ book of the same name, the show will be on view from September 19 to 28 at the R.F. Strickland Building, 144 Main Street, Concord, GA 30206. The accompanying pre-publication book signing will be held on September 21 from 12:30 to 1:30pm. 

Cynthia Boylan  |  Oct 10, 2014  |  0 comments

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals is a retrospective opening on November 1, 2014 at the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA). The show will be the largest presentation of this pioneering photographer’s work, and is organized by Linda Benedict-Jones, curator of photography at CMOA.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Aug 08, 2014  |  0 comments

The first major solo exhibition of the works of the talented Brazilian photographer Caio Reisewitz is currently on display at International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jul 29, 2014  |  0 comments

American photographic artist Janelle Lynch had the honor of being the first Artist-in-Residence at the Burchfield Penney Art Center located in Buffalo, New York. (The Art Center is only museum dedicated to the art of noted American painter Charles E. Burchfield and the artists of Western New York.) Captivated and ultimately drawn to the area by Burchfield’s work, Lynch also found creative inspiration for her verdant photos in Henry David Thoreau’s nature writings and philosophy, which suggests that the natural world is made up of spirits and is part of a far greater spirituality.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Aug 06, 2014  |  0 comments

The Wittliff Collections—located on the 7th floor of Texas State University’s Alkek Library—is currently hosting an important new exhibit of famed photographer Mary Ellen Mark’s work, titled Man and Beast: Photographs from Mexico and India.

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