Irix Launches Edge Gelatin Filter Set

The 15 neutral-density gelatin filters are designed especially for the Swiss company’s Irix lenses
Irix filters
Irix is expanding its line of Edge filters with the new Edge Gelatin Filters, a set of 15 neutral-density gelatin filters designed especially for Irix lenses. The filters from the Swiss company come in three densities—0.6 (ND4), 0.9 (ND8) and 1.2 (ND16), with 2, 3 and 4 stops of reduction, respectively—with an ultra-thin (0.1mm) high-quality film... Read more

Sigma Ships 14mm F1.8 DG HSM And 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lenses

Pricing also has been announced for the lenses, members of the company’s renowned Global Vision series
Sigma Art lenses
Sigma has started shipping the 14mm F1.8 DG HSM and the 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM, members of the company’s renowned Global Vision Art series of lenses, featuring outstanding optical quality, with the ability to create beautiful bokeh. The full-frame 14mm F1.8 DG HSM is priced at $1,599. It begins shipping now for Canon and Sigma cameras, with the Nikon... Read more

New G3 Camera Harness Series From Cotton Carrier

The line features an improved ergonomic design for hands-free photography, with added comfort, easy access to gear and secure camera storage
Cotton Carrier photo harness
Cotton Carrier has introduced the new G3 Camera Harness series, featuring an improved ergonomic design for hands-free photography, with added comfort, easy access to gear and secure camera storage. Among the new specs are extra padding on the shoulder straps and the ventilated back panel for extra comfort and a more balanced weight distribution, two... Read more
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Retrofit Quick Release Plug Adapter From ProMediaGear

The Arca-type adapter converts camera straps easily, so photographers can move quickly from shooting handheld to working with a tripod and ballhead strap-free
ProMediaGear camera strap adapter
ProMediaGear has released a handy new accessory, the #SS2P3 Retrofit Quick Release Adapter, an Arca-type adapter that easily converts your camera strap. The adapter is designed to allow photographers to move quickly from shooting handheld to working with a tripod and ballhead strap-free, and then back again, so more time can be spent on getting the... Read more

Gitzo Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Two Limited-Edition Travel Tripods

The 100-Year Anniversary Edition and the Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod are available now in 1917 and 100 pieces, respectively, worldwide
Gitzo tripods
Gitzo 100-Year Anniversary Edition Tripod Gitzo has been innovating professional camera gear since 1917, and in honor of its 100th anniversary, the company is releasing two limited-edition travel tripods—the 100-Year Anniversary Edition and the Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod. Built for travel with their compact and lightweight form factor, both... Read more

Explore Europeana Photography

The photographic archive—with a searchable database of more than 2.3 million items from European collections—is part of the Europeana Collections website
Europeana Photography
Venedig – Canale Grande (1929) by Nicola Perscheid. Staatliche Landesbildstelle Hamburg, Sammlung zur Geschichte der Photographie, erworben, 1972 In 1826 or 1827, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce made the world’s first image in a camera, or at least the earliest known surviving photograph. “View from the Window at Le Gras” was taken from an upstairs... Read more

OWC Introduces SMART Alec Disk Utility For Mac

Available now in a free Beta, the tool is designed to predict drive failures; a Windows version is in development
disk failure
Modern hard drives have built-in diagnostic tools to warn of a drive failure before it happens, called S.M.A.R.T (which stands for Smart Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology), but few users know it’s there. By analyzing the performance of components in the drive, it’s possible to tell if a drive is likely to fail in much the same way that... Read more

Nikon Releases 100th Anniversary Gear

The commemorative and special collection products will be available for order through August 31, 2017
Nikon 100th anniversary
Since 1917, Nikon has been at the forefront of imaging technology. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the company is releasing a series of commemorative and special collection gear in appreciation of photographers, creatives and customers from around the globe. Orders will be accepted beginning June 15 and go through August 31, 2017. The commemorative... Read more

Premiere Pro 11.1.2 Available Now

Adobe’s update includes support for 10-bit formats of the Panasonic LUMIX GH5, plus important performance enhancements and bug fixes
Adobe Premiere Pro 11.1.2
Adobe has released an update for Premiere Pro CC 2017, available immediately. Premiere Pro 11.1.2 includes support for 10-bit formats of the Panasonic LUMIX GH5—Adobe notes this is a critical and highly recommended update for creatives—as well as performance enhancements and bug fixes. The most important improvement is found in the Media Cache.... Read more

PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Registration Open

Sign up by July 11 to receive best pricing for the largest photography and imaging show in North America
PhotoPlus Expo
The PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is open for registration, and photographers who sign up by July 11 will receive early bird pricing. The conference runs October 25-28, 2017, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Whether you’re a working pro or an enthusiast photographer, there’s a wide breadth of seminars, classes and events... Read more