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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.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Robert Glenn Ketchum's Famous Environmental Photography at G2 Gallery in Venice, CA

On September 20, 2008 G2 Gallery in Venice, CA will feature an exhibit by world renowned environmental photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum.  Together the photographer and the gallery will support and promote conservation, education, and appreciation of our natural environment.

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Carl Zeiss announces new 18mm super wide angle lens for SLR cameras

Thornwood, New York – June 2008. Carl Zeiss expands its range of SLR lenses with the addition of the Distagon T* 3.5/18 super wide angle lens. With an impressive field of view of 99°, this new, rectilinear lens provides dramatic perspectives for architectural, landscape and close-range photography for photographers utilizing full-frame DSLRs or film-based cameras. The Distagon T* 3.5/18 is a derivative of the ZEISS designs for the Contax RTS series of cameras, but utilizing all modern materials and eco-friendly glass materials.
 

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

onOne Software Announces Availability of Plug-in Suite 4

Portland, OR - June 23, 2008 – onOne Software, Inc., announces today the availability of its new Plug-in Suite 4 software for Adobe Photoshop. onOne Software's Plug-In Suite 4 combines full versions of six essential software tools – Genuine Fractals 5 Print Pro, PhotoTools 1.0 Professional Edition, PhotoFrame 3.1 Professional Edition, Mask Pro 4.1, PhotoTune 2.2 and FocalPoint 1.0 – an affordable combination that includes everything a photographer needs to make their images look their best.

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Nikon Capture NX 2 Now Available

MELVILLE, N.Y. (June 20, 2008) – Nikon is pleased to announce that  Capture NX 2 image editing software is now available for purchase at authorized Nikon dealers and through the Nikon Mall online store.  The latest generation of Capture NX provides photography enthusiasts with a suite of powerful tools operated by simple yet visually intuitive controls to streamline the photo editing process.  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.

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Bogen Pros Share Tips and Tricks on Identifying Which Supports Are Best For Your Equipment

Ramsey, N.J. (June 9, 2008)-- Bogen Imaging, a leading distributor of top quality photographic support products and accessories in North America, is proud to announce a free webinar titled “Selecting the Right Tripod and Head.”  Held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT) on June 27, 2008, this course will provide photographers with useful tips and tricks when it comes to identifying which support products fit their needs.

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Panasonic Adds Two New HD Camcorders to Its Line

Secaucus, NJ (June 18, 2008) – Panasonic today expanded its High Definition (HD) suite of products, with the announcement of two new full-HD camcorders, the HDC-SD100 and HDC-HS100, the world's first* AVCHD camcorders with a 3MOS system which provides superb video image quality.  The HDC-SD100 records to SD Memory Card, while the hybrid HDC-HS100 records to both SD Memory Card and to its internal 60 GB* hard drive.  Both models include manual functions for the user wanting more precise control over zoom, focus, iris, shutter speed and white balance.  The models also include Panasonic's new Intelligent Auto (iA) mode, an intuitive set of technologies that automatically activate, making video shooting an easy, seamless process.

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

PhotoShelter Announces 'Shoot! The Day' Global Event

New York, NY, June 16, 2008 - PhotoShelter Inc., the leading online destination where more than 32,000 photographers sell stock photography and access powerful solutions for e-commerce and image storage, today announced two initiatives designed to replenish the global stock photo supply in areas of the greatest buyer demand. Together with sponsors Nikon, Adorama Camera, and Shoot Digital, PhotoShelter kicked off registration for Shoot! The Day (www.shoottheday.com), a first-of-its-kind event taking place on July 20, 2008, that will bring together thousands of photographers across the world to share insights and take pictures in key categories. In addition, PhotoShelter today launched The School of Stock (http://blog.photoshelter.com/school), the definitive new online guide to understanding what stock photo buyers' want and how they want it - directly from the minds of leading image buyers and successful photographers.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Firmware update for the Olympus E-3 Digital SLR

Olympus announces a firmware update for the Olympus E-3 Digital SLR.  This firmware update will optimize the consistency of the auto white balance on the E-3.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Olympus Announces Winners Of Inaugural “Photographers Of Tomorrow” Photo Contest

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 10, 2008 – Olympus today announced the winners of its inaugural “Photographers of Tomorrow” contest. Designed for aspiring professional photographers or photojournalists, the contest was open to students from 12 colleges and universities with the top photography programs across the United States. The following winners in each of the three categories – Speed, Travel and Environmental Issues – were selected for their exceptional work captured with the company's flagship digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, the Olympus E-3.
 

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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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