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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, May 15, 2008

Tamron Announces AF28-300mm VC Lens Equipped With Built-In AF Motor For Nikon SLR Cameras

May 15, 2008, Commack, NY — Tamron USA, Inc. announced release of the AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO, a high power zoom lens compatible with full-size SLR cameras, now features a built-in AF motor for use with Nikon DSLRs (Model A20NII) and featuring Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism.

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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Tamron Launches SP AF28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) Macro With Built-In AF Motor For Nikon

May 15, 2008, Commack, NY — Tamron Co., Ltd announced the launch of the popular SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO, a lightweight, compact and fast standard zoom lens compatible with full-size SLR cameras, now equipped with a built-in AF motor for use with Nikon cameras (model A09NII).

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Olympus E-520 Delivers In-Body Image Stabilization and Autofocus Live View

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 13, 2008 – The new Olympus E-520 digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera delivers brilliant images thanks to advanced technologies that help take the blur out. Industry leading Image Stabilization built into the portable camera body compensates for movement so that images are sharp and blur-free with any lens and even at slow shutter speeds. Autofocus Live View brings subjects into sharp focus on the camera's HyperCrystal™ II LCD. 

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

New Olympus Super-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 13, 2008 – Olympus has applied its optical expertise to develop the Zuiko Digital 18-36mm equivalent (ED 9-18mm Four Thirds) f4.0-f5.6, a super-wide-angle zoom lens covering a wide focal length range. This compact ultra-wide-angle zoom lens can be used on any of the Olympus E-System digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera bodies, and measures only 3 inches long and weighs a mere 9.88 ounces for greater portability.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Adobe Updates Digital Negative Specification

Adobe has released an update to the Adobe Digital Negative specification (DNG), a publicly available
archival format for the raw files generated by digital cameras.

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Friday, May 9, 2008

Idée Inc. Launches TinEye, The World's First Image Identification Based Web Search Engine

TORONTO, May 6, 2008 – Today Idée Inc. announced the launch of TinEye, their image search engine. Using Idée's proprietary image search technology, TinEye allows users to search the web for images using an image.

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Monday, May 5, 2008

Canon Celebrates Production Of 40 Million EF Lenses

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 29, 2008 — Canon U.S.A., Inc. is proud to announce that Canon Inc. has achieved a new lens-manufacturing milestone as production of the Company's EF lenses passed the 40-million mark.

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Monday, April 21, 2008

Duggal Visual Solutions Launches Green Initiative

New York, NY—Duggal Visual Solutions, Inc., the world-renowned photo-imaging company, has launched Duggal EcoImaging, a comprehensive sustainability initiative to set a new industry standard by adopting environmental practices in the printing industry.

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Adobe Delivers Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 Beta

SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 2, 2008 - Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 beta, a public preview of new and improved functionality to be delivered in the next major release. Lightroom is the professional photographer's essential toolbox, providing one application for managing, adjusting, and presenting large volumes of digital photographs. Lightroom 2.0 beta will feature enhancements such as dual-monitor support, localized dodge and burn correction and will be the first Adobe application to support 64-bit for Mac OS X 10.5 Intel Macs and Microsoft Vista 64-bit operating systems.

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Leaf Announces Special Offer with Mamiya AFDIII

Elmsford, NY, March 20, 2008 –  Leaf America is making a very attractive offer for medium format digital photographers. Buyers of a new Leaf Aptus 75, 65, or 22 back, or the Aptus S equivalent in Mamiya AFD mount, will receive a Mamiya 645 AFDII camera free of charge, with an automatic upgrade to a new AFDIII at no charge when it becomes available. The new Mamiya AFDIII will begin shipping in June.

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