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Press Release  |  Oct 25, 2011  |  0 comments
Studio lighting manufacturer, Bowens International, has launched a new website dedicated to American photographers. The site ( contains the latest information on over two hundred Bowens products complete with brochures, operating instructions and exclusive ‘how to’ videos developed by some of the world’s top photo-lighting experts.
Press Release  |  Oct 24, 2011  |  1 comments
SeaLife has introduced the new DC1400 offers five easy-to-use “Piano Keys” allow you to take either true high-definition 720p video or 14 megapixel high-resolution images of your adventures beneath the seas—and of your topside adventures, as well.
Press Release  |  Oct 21, 2011  |  0 comments
>Alien Skin Software announced Blow Up® 3, the new version of its photo enlargement plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements, and Photoshop Lightroom®. Blow Up enlarges photos while keeping them crystal clear, even at huge sizes. With a new simple user interface and support for Lightroom, Blow Up is easy to use in any workflow.

"Our best achievement in Blow Up 3 is image sharpness," said Terence Tay, the designer of Blow Up. "Even huge prints don't have any traditional computery artifacts."

Press Release  |  Oct 20, 2011  |  1 comments
OmegaBrandess and Phottix announce the forthcoming availability of a revolutionary new product: The Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Canon (patent pending). The Phottix Odin will start to appear in US shops in October.

In development and testing for more than 18 months, the eagerly-awaited flash trigger offers photographers the ability to remotely trigger compatible flashes in TTL (through the lens) mode with wireless radio signals. Using TTL allows more creativity and options to photographers – including the use of High Speed Sync and Second Curtain Sync functions.

Press Release  |  Oct 19, 2011  |  1 comments
ExpoImaging, Inc. announced the availability of Rogue Gels, the newest addition to its Rogue Photographic Design line of products. Rogue Gel Kits offer photographers a choice of 20 dynamic color and correction filters to help create dramatic and theatrical lighting. Each kit includes a combination of 14 color effects gels, 5 color correction gels, and 1 diffusion gel inside a compact storage pouch with quick reference dividers to keep the gels safe and organized.
Press Release  |  Oct 18, 2011  |  1 comments
Stan Tamarkin's rare camera auction on Sunday, October 30 will feature an original Leica Gun (Leica Code: RIFLE). It is complete and in beautiful condition. The pre-auction estimate is $65,000 - $100,000. The Leica Gun only comes on the market rarely.
Press Release  |  Oct 18, 2011  |  1 comments
Phase One and Schneider Kreuznach today announced a series of new lenses. Building on two years of intense collaboration including delivering four new lenses to market, the companies have now designed another four superior quality lenses for professional photographers.

The four new leaf shutter (LS) lenses are now under development and the first two lenses to reach the market are the 75-150 mm LS and 240 mm LS. Additional specific product information will be announced just before the products are ready for shipping.

Phase One and Schneider Kreuznach’s collaboration has already produced several outstanding lenses which are available today including: 55 mm LS, 80 mm LS, 110 mm LS, 150 mm LS and the 120 mm tilt-shift lens.

Press Release  |  Oct 17, 2011  |  1 comments
Ricoh Co., Ltd. announced the GR DIGITAL IV digital camera, the successor model to the GR DIGITAL III, which offers enhanced Quick Shooting capability and image quality.

Ricoh has introduced a Hybrid AF System and an Image-sensor-shift Image Stabilization Function, which makes use of Ricoh's independently developed external AF sensor, and a 3-inch, approximately 1.23 million-dot VGA LCD monitor for heightened outdoor visibility. The addition of an electronic level that can detect inclination in the tilt direction, as well as the conventional horizontal direction also improves operability. Moreover, the inclusion of Dynamic Range Compensation makes it possible to shoot subjects in backlit or high-contrast scenes in the way the eye sees them, and Interval Composite, which can combine images shot at a certain shooting interval, advances the camera's expressive capabilities.

Press Release  |  Oct 14, 2011  |  1 comments
Photo Basics announced the addition of three more 5-in-1 reflector sizes to the product line. The new reflectors provide more options to the aspiring photographer at a very competitive price. Each reflector contains a slipcover with gold, black, white and silver as well as a 1-stop diffusion panel and comes in a cloth round carry case for ease of transport.

The new 20” 5-in-1 Reflector (#306) opens to 20” and collapses down to 8”. Weighing less than a pound (0.55 lbs), this is the ideal reflector for any on-location photographer. The street price is $19.90.

Press Release  |  Oct 13, 2011  |  59 comments
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) introduced the SanDisk Memory Vault, the first product in a new category of devices that are designed for long-term data preservation. SanDisk announced the device today as part of a comprehensive new suite of retail products.