Phase One Acquires Mamiya Digital Imaging Assets

Company appoints Makoto Honda as president of Phase One Japan

COPENHAGEN, December 2, 2015 — Phase One, A/S, the leading provider of open-platform, high-end camera systems and solutions, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Mamiya Digital Imaging Company, Ltd (MDI) and has appointed Makoto Honda as the new president of Phase One Japan. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mamiya has... Read more

Photoshop CC 2015 Gets New Features And Functions

Like it or not, it’s time for another Photoshop CC update. While most of the changes and additions in the latest version target designers, there are a few that apply to photographers, as well. A new Start page provides easier access to files and a place to open a blank document type/size of your choice. Read more…

Like it or not, it’s time for another Photoshop CC update. While most of the changes and additions in the latest version target designers, there are a few that apply to photographers, as well. A new Start page provides easier access to files and a place to open a blank document type/size of your choice. Perhaps more important is the workflow-friendly... Read more

Tamrac And Gura Gear Create New Company And New Line Of Backpacks

Company releases G32 and G26 backpacks

Bringing together the best of both brands, the new Tamrac G Elite backpacks—the G32 and G26—borrow from Gura Gear’s Kiboko and Bataflae designs and feature a convenient “butterfly” opening for quick access to gear. The backpacks are lightweight but rugged enough to come with a lifetime guarantee of “If it’s broke, we’ll fit it or replace... Read more
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Leica Releases Leica S (Typ 007) Firmware Update 2.0.0.1

Leica announces firmware update 2.0.0.1 for the Leica S (Typ 007) to improve camera’s autofocus and white balance

November 26, 2015 – Leica Camera has released a new firmware update for the Leica S (Typ 007) camera. Registered camera users can now login to the Leica owner’s area of the Leica Website (www.owners.leica-camera.com) and download the firmware update, version 2.0.0.1, or take their camera to a Leica Store for a free update where they’ll receive... Read more

Phase One Updates Capture One Pro With New Features And Functionality

Capture One Pro ready for updating to Version 9

Capture One Pro version 9 is now available, and has been updated with new expanded image editing tools including several new brushes and the ability to create a mask from a color edit. Perhaps more notable is Capture One Pro 9’s new asset management functionality, with multiple keyword features—such as Keyword Libraries—that make it easier and... Read more

New PNY PRO Elite Flash Memory Cards Target Professional Photographers And Videographers

Pro Elite memory cards are PNY’s fastest memory cards on the market, U3 rated with read speeds up to 95MB/s and write speeds up to 90MB/s

PARSIPPANY, NJ–(Marketwired – November 24, 2015) – PNY Technologies®, Inc. (“PNY”) today introduced their fastest flash memory card line to-date: PRO Elite. Featuring Ultra High Speed (UHS) Speed Class 3 (U3), the PNY PRO Elite SDHC™/SDXC™ and microSDHC™/microSDXC™ flash memory cards perform at speeds of up to 95MB/s read and 90MB/s... Read more

Lytro DepthFX Unleashes Image Editing Capabilities For Lytro ILLUM

Following the announcement of Lytro Immerge for Professional Virtual Reality Content, Lytro continues the advancement of its second generation imaging platform with breakthrough depth dditing capabilities

November 24, 2015, MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Lytro, Inc. is providing users with unparalleled creative control, freedom and interaction with its latest update for Lytro ILLUM. The Lytro Desktop 5.0 update features breakthrough depth editing capabilities that are not currently possible with any other camera on the market. Lytro DepthFX makes chroma... Read more

Manfrotto Presents The D1 Drone Backpack

An all-in-one carry system in a brand-new range of products designed to carry quadcopters

Upper Saddle River, N.J. (November 24, 2015) – Manfrotto, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, announces the new D1 Drone Backpack, the first all-in-one carry system in a brand-new range of products designed to carry quadcopters. This new product is part of the Aviator Collection... Read more

Post Capture Selective Focus

Panasonic’s Post Focus feature sounds more mysterious than it is but it’s quite useful for both creative and practical reasons. In Post Focus mode, the camera shoots a series of 4K images with varying focal points. In playback, you choose the focus point via the touchscreen, using focus peaking and magnification to select the area Read more…

Panasonic’s Post Focus feature sounds more mysterious than it is but it’s quite useful for both creative and practical reasons. In Post Focus mode, the camera shoots a series of 4K images with varying focal points. In playback, you choose the focus point via the touchscreen, using focus peaking and magnification to select the area of focus. Each... Read more

Leica Camera Introduces the Leica M (Typ 240) à la carte

Leica expands à la carte program to the Leica M (Typ 240) digital rangefinder camera allowing users to create a bespoke camera based on their personal style and preferences

November 19, 2015 – Leica Camera announces the expansion of its successful Leica à la carte program to include the Leica M (Typ 240) digital rangefinder camera. Leica M (Typ 240) fans and photography enthusiasts now have the opportunity to customize and create their ideal digital Leica M camera by choosing from a wide range of personalized camera... Read more