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Keep abreast of the photography industry's latest news. From new camera equipment to imaging software updates our digital photo newswire covers it all.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Hasselblad invites entries to the 2009 Masters Awards

Following the success of the 2008 Hasselblad Masters Awards, which featured a new format and attracted a record number of entries, Hasselblad is now accepting submissions for the 2009 awards at www.hasselblad.com/masters. Given in recognition of a photographer's contribution to the art of photography, the prestigious Masters Awards are judged on photographic ability, encompassing creativity, composition, conceptual strength and technical skill.

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Monday, June 9, 2008

DxO Optics Pro v5.1 for Mac and Windows

Paris, France – June 5, 2008 – DxO Labs announced today the release of DxO Optics Pro v5.1 for the Macintosh and Windows platforms. DxO Optics Pro v5.1 is the latest version of the company's award-winning flagship software application for automatic image quality enhancement for Digital-SLR camera users. DxO Optics Pro v 5.1 includes support for a cornucopia of digital cameras including, the Canon EOS 40D, Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, the Nikon D60, Nikon D300, Nikon D3 and the Samsung GX20.

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Monday, June 9, 2008

DxO Optics Pro v5.1 supports Canon EOS 40D, Rebel XSi, 1Ds Mark III and Nikon D60

Paris, France – June 5, 2008 – DxO Labs announces today that DxO Optics Pro v5.1 supports the Canon EOS 40D, Rebel XSi, Canon 1Ds Mark III and the Nikon D60 camera bodies with an initial selection of 32 lenses. New DxO Correction Modules for the Canon EOS 40D, Canon EOS 1D Mark III and Nikon D3 are also being released. DxO Optics Pro is the award-winning digital image enhancement tool for digital SLR cameras incorporating revolutionary optics, noise and exposure corrections in an easy-to-use, feature rich application for Mac and PC users.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

OmegaSatter Acquires Novatron Of Dallas

OmegaSatter of Hampstead, Maryland announced that effective June 1, 2008 it had acquired the assets of Novatron Electronics Corporation of Dallas, Texas, manufacturer of Novatron brand professional photographic lighting equipment.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Nikon Announces Capture NX 2 Photo Editing Software

MELVILLE, N.Y. (June 3, 2008) – Nikon Inc., today introduced the latest generation of its robust image processing and editing software, Capture NX 2, which provides photography enthusiasts with a suite of powerful tools and a simple, visual operation to streamline photo editing. Capture NX 2 utilizes revolutionary U Point® technology to give photographers access to powerful Control Points that enhance color, exposure, and other image quality settings quickly and easily. New technologies abound in Capture NX 2, including the innovative new Selection Control Point that places a commanding suite of image editing tools at the user's fingertips to simplify and accelerate the image editing experience.

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Monday, June 2, 2008

Microtek Offers Price Reduction on ArtixScans

Los Angeles, CA (June 2, 2008) – Microtek, a world-leading manufacturer of digital imaging products, today announced a price reduction for the Microtek ArtixScan M1 and ArtixScan M1 Pro scanners. The price reduction is effective immediately to make these scanners more affordable. Microtek reduced the price of these two scanner models to their distributors and resellers; and Microtek lowered the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) to $599.99 for the ArtixScan M1 and $749.99 for the ArtixScan M1 Pro.

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Monday, June 2, 2008

Mpix expands strategic partnership with Zenfolio, a photo hosting and fulfillment service

PITTSBURG, KS – May 19, 2008 – Mpix, a division of Miller's Professional Imaging, and Zenfolio, a photo hosting and fulfillment company empowering photographers to turn their passion into a business, announced today the expanded strategic partnership to better serve the growing number of professional and advanced amateur photographers.

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Friday, May 30, 2008

Bogen Imaging to Host Free Introductory Lighting Webinar

Ramsey, N.J. (May 30, 2008)-- Bogen Imaging, a leading distributor of top quality photographic support products and accessories in North America, is proud to announce a free, introductory lighting webinar titled “How to Overcome 5 Common Problems When Shooting Outdoors.” Held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on June 6, 2008, this introductory course on the basics of lighting is a surefire way to get up to speed on how to capture the best images when shooting in the field.

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Friday, May 30, 2008

Induro Introduces Adventure Series Tripod

Elmsford, NY – May 28, 2008 – Induro, manufacturer of professional quality tripods, monopods and heads, announced a new line of tripods aimed at budget-conscious photographers. Called the Induro Adventure Series, each model comes as a complete kit, including tripod, head and carrying case. Ease of operation, quality and strength are integrated into a lightweight, compact design. The tripod is made from an advanced combination of magnesium and aluminum alloy and features quick lock legs, a precisely matched interchangeable ball head and a quick release plate.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

WD Brings Fast Portable Storage To Mac Users On-The-Go

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - May 21, 2008 - Expanding on its popular portable storage offerings, WD® (NYSE: WDC) today introduced its new Mac®-formatted My Passport™ Studio™ Portable Drives. The newest members of the My Passport family are designed for Mac users on-the-go and are equipped with both FireWire® 400 and USB 2.0 interfaces, a clever capacity gauge, and include a soft drawstring carrying bag for protection from scratches and dirt. Available now at select retailers and at WD's online store (www.shopwd.com), the My Passport Studio portable drives are offered in capacities of 320 GB and 250 GB.

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