New Full-Frame Autofocus Lenses from ZEISS

ZEISS Batis 2/25 and ZEISS Batis 1.8/85 – Designed for Sony A7 camera series

The ZEISS Batis 2/25 and ZEISS Batis 1.8/85 are the first full-frame autofocus lenses for Sony’s E-mount cameras to be exclusively developed and distributed by ZEISS. This new family of lenses is particularly suited for the use with Sony’s alpha range of mirrorless full-frame system cameras. The two new lenses will be shipping in July 2015. ... Read more

Nikon Ambassador Program Expands To Include Two New Photographers

Conflict Photographer and Human Rights Advocate Lynsey Addario along with underwater/marine photographer Brian Skerry announced as newest Nikon Ambassadors

MELVILLE, NY (April 16, 2015) –Today, Nikon Inc. announced two new photographers to become part of Nikon’s prestigious Ambassador program, a collective initiative dedicated to recognizing the most influential leaders in modern photography. The newest additions include two prominent photojournalists, Lynsey Addario and Brian Skerry. “These two... Read more

Epson's New SureColor P800 17-Inch Wide Professional Printer

Epson SureColor P800 features unique imaging technology for producing professional color and black-and-white photographic prints

LONG BEACH, Calif. – April 14, 2015 – Epson today announced the highly anticipated SureColor® P800 printer, representing a new benchmark in photographic print quality. Designed for professional use, the SureColor P800 is a full 17-inch wide borderless printer with unique Epson® MicroPiezo® AMCTM printhead technology. Leveraging an all-new Epson... Read more

Lytro Desktop 4.2 Now Available

Update includes improved sharing support, new editing features and other useful workflow improvements.

For lovers of Living Pictures, Lytro Desktop 4.2 is now available. The update allows Living Pictures to be posted directly to 500px with ease and improved image link sharing on Facebook. The Lytro Desktop 4.2 also provides one click Lens Flare Reduction, a Defringe tool for sharper images, Depth Assist for Tilt pre-visualization and an Auto Tone tool.... Read more

DJI Phantom 3 Models Announced

The drone maker has introduced their latest update to the popular Phantom line

In a global announcement with live events in New York, London and Munich, Drone maker DJI has introduced their latest update to the popular Phantom line, the new Phantom 3 and the Phantom 3 Professional. There are a number of key improvements. The Phantom 3 Professional (priced at $1,250) is equipped with a 4K (30 or 24fps) camera that can capture... Read more

Datacolor Releases Spyder5

New line of color management devices includes Spyder5EXPRESS, Spyder5PRO, and Spyder5ELITE

Lawrenceville, NJ – April 7, 2015 – Datacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, today released Spyder®5, the next generation of its popular monitor calibration solutions. Datacolor Spyder5 is the color accuracy solution designed by photographers for photographers, to help them see, share and print their images, just as they intended.... Read more

Nikon Announces Nikon J5 Interchangeable Lens Camera

The Ultimate Combination of Portability, Versatility and Performance, The Nikon 1 J5 Offers Users Commanding Speed and Powerful Imaging Technology

MELVILLE, NY – Today, Nikon Inc. announced a portable yet powerful addition to the Nikon 1 System of compact interchangeable lens cameras, the incredibly fast Nikon 1 J5, designed for photographers ready to creatively capture and share their passions. Featuring a blazing fast continuous full-resolution shooting frame rate at 20 frames-per-second (fps)... Read more

Savage Universal Introduces New Lighting & Accessories

New products introduced this season include LED light kits and modifiers like reflectors and umbrellas to accommodate new and advanced studio photographers

Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 – Savage Universal, the worldwide leader in backgrounds and photographic products, is introducing several new products and expanding lines this season, one of the more prominent being their studio lighting gear. The new light kits consist of the 2000 Watt Location Light Kit, which is a portable and easy-to-set-up... Read more

Paul C. Buff Dies At Age 78

Our thoughts are with the Buff family during this difficult time.

From Paul C. Buff Inc.: With great sadness we announce that our founder, Paul C. Buff, passed away this week at the age of 78. He has been living with his beloved wife of 16 years, Deborah, and their extended family in their secondary home in Mobile, Alabama for over a year and passed away in this home with his family around him. Those of us who have... Read more

Phase One Releases Capture One Pro 8.2

Update adds most advanced color grading options of any RAW converter

COPENHAGEN, March 24, 2015 – Phase One today released Capture One Pro 8.2 with more tools to deliver a competitive edge for professional photographers. Capture One Pro is renowned for its optimal raw file conversion and intuitive image editing for more productive workflows. Customers are professionals working under tight deadlines, who demand the... Read more

Zeiss Discount Program for Students and Educators

Zeiss has announced a new Education Program for photography students and educators providing a discount on a large selection of lenses and accessories.

Zeiss has announced a new Education Program for photography students and educators providing a discount on a large selection of lenses and accessories. Currently the lens selection includes: Otus 1.4/55 and 1.4/85 Distagon T* 2.8/15, 3.5/18, 2.8/21, 2/25, 2/28, 1.4/35, and 2/35 Planer T* 1.4/50 and 1.4/85 Apo-Sonnar T* 2/135 Makro-Planar T* 2/50,... Read more

2015 Sony World Photography Awards Announces U.S. Winner

Single best photograph taken by an American photographer discovered by world’s biggest photography competition

American photographer Courtney Colantonio-Ray, who lives in Los Angeles, has been named as the winner of the US National Award, part of the prestigious 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. Colantonio-Ray’s winning image “Dancer in Pause” was chosen as the single best photograph taken by an American photographer entered into any of the ten Open... Read more
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