SIRUI Introduces Its First Waterproof Tripods

SIRUI W Series is specifically designed to brave the elements

SIRUI W Series Waterproof tripods expand the capabilities of outdoor photographers and videographers like no other tripod! While most tripods warn against use in or near water and sand, the W Series welcomes it! The SIRUI designed WPS Waterproof Sealing System has a series of waterproof rings that prevent water from seeping into the tripod leg tubes... Read more

Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies at Age 75

The legendary photographer’s subjects ranged from celebrities to world leaders to runaway children in Seattle.

Mary Ellen Mark, an influential documentary photographer, passed away Monday, May 25, in New York City at the age of 75. Born in Elkins Park, Penn., Mark’s numerous books, exhibitions and editorial work brought her worldwide visibility. Her work has been widely published in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, LIFE, Rolling Stone and Vanity... Read more

Lensbaby Releases Velvet 56

Now available in Canon, Nikon, Sony A and Pentax mounts.

Portland, OR and St. Louis, MO (ShutterFest 2015) – April 7, 2015 – Lensbaby, providing creative effects lenses to photographers that ignite their creativity and expand their unique visions of the world, announced the Velvet 56, a new high-end classic portrait lens. Velvet 56 was on display for the first time during ShutterFest 2015, April 7-8 at... Read more

Olympus Announces 2 New M.ZUIKO PRO Lenses

Olympus is proud to announce two new premium M.ZUIKO DIGITAL PRO lenses, available in June, in addition to the latest firmware Version 3.1 for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Micro Four Thirds System standard compliant) and Version 1.2 for the E-M5 Mark II

Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO and M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 PRO Fisheye lens. The lightweight 7-14mm f/2.8 has a 35mm equivalent of 14-28mm and 11 point weather sealing for use in rain, snow and on the beach. The 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye lens provides a 180° diagonal angle of view and is also dustproof and splashproof. Additionally, Olympus... Read more

Canon U.S.A. Introduces New EF 50MM F/1.8 STM Lens

Compact and Lightweight EF Lens Features Stepping Motor (STM) Technology and is Ideal for First time DSLR Users as well as Advanced Amateur Photographers

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce the new lightweight and compact Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM standard lens. Featuring a large maximum aperture of f/1.8, this single focal length lens (which has an effective focal length of 80mm when attached to an EOS camera with an APS-C sensor... Read more

Leica Unveils New M Monochrom Camera

Fresh features focus on unsurpassed imaging performance, rich details, peak low-light capabilities, HD video capability and live view options

April 30, 2015 – Leica Camera introduces the new Leica M Monochrom (Type 246) today, the next step in its hugely successful digital black-and-white photography concept for the Leica M rangefinder camera system. The new Leica M Monochrom, the first and only digital camera to enable a real black and white image – still or moving – without image... Read more

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
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