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

Panasonic Introduces New LUMIX G 30mm Macro and 42.5mm Portrait Lenses

New lenses further expand world’s largest range of Micro Four Thirds lenses

Newark, NJ (February 23, 2015) Panasonic today announced the new LUMIX G 42.5mm/F1.7 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) (equivalent: 85 mm) and the LUMIX G Macro 30mm/ F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (equivalent: 60mm) lenses. The LUMIX G 42.5mm/F1.7 not only has a maximum aperture of F1.7, but incorporates optical image stabilization along... Read more

Really Right Stuff VRA-15 Video Rod Adapter

The perfect solution for Arca-style plate users who need to add industry standard 15mm rod accessories to their video rig

San Luis Obispo, California, February 23, 2015 – Really Right Stuff is excited to announce the VRA-15, Video Rod Adapter. The VRA-15 is the perfect solution for Arca-style plate users who need to add industry standard 15mm rod accessories to their video rig. While other 15mm rod systems will require you to forgo your quick-release system, the VRA-15... Read more

G-Technology Announces New G-Raid Solutions At BVE Expo

Company to demonstrate the new G-RAID solutions, rugged family for streamlining workflows; educational G-TEAM Workshops also scheduled in the booth

San Jose, Calif. – February 23, 2015 – G-Technology, a leader in delivering premium storage solutions for the creative professional market, will display products from its new Rugged Series and Studio Line, at BVE EXPO, the UK’s essential broadcast and production technology event. WHAT: G-Technology demonstrating at BVE Expo 2015 WHERE: BVE at... Read more

The VII Evolution Tour

Specific topics will include: Evolving Audiences, Changing Markets-The New Market, Still and Motion-Balancing Advocacy, Journalism and Funding

"I was brought up to understand that we’re all the same – to understand that we all share the same fears and dreams and hopes. And once I found this camera, it became a tool that I understood and I realized that maybe I can add to this conversation." –Ashley Gilbertson {vimeo}118282948{/vimeo} The VII Evolution Tour provides... Read more

Ricoh Imaging Introduces The Ultimate Family Camera

The PENTAX K-S2 Digital SLR Camera features built in Wi-Fi, weather-resistant body and the addition of an all-new retractable standard zoom lens for capturing all of life’s important moments

Denver, Colorado February 9, 2015 – Building on our legacy of durable SLR cameras, RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION is pleased to announce the launch of the PENTAX K-S2; featuring a 20 megapixel AA Filter-less CMOS sensor with Prime MII image processing engine. The PENTAX K-S2 offers high image quality and functionality ensuring consistent and... Read more

Sigma Introduces New 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens And Fourth Camera In dp Quattro Series At CP+ Imaging Show

Latest Global Vision Art lens offers highest-quality optical performance in its class; New compact dp0 Quattro offers wide angle view with 14mm F4 fixed lens

Sigma Corporation of America will introduce a new 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens and its fourth camera in the dp Quattro Series at the upcoming CP+ Imaging Show. Read more about both products in the press releases below. Sigma Corporation of America Introduces New 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens at CP+ Imaging Show YOKOHAMA, Japan — February 10, 2015 –... Read more

The Nikon D810A Captures the Cosmos in Epic Detail

The D810A Provides New Features Specifically for Astrophotography; Nikon Also Announces Availability of D750 Filmmaker’s Kit

MELVILLE, NY – Nikon Inc. announced the new D810A, a DSLR optimized for astrophotography and other scientific applications. By modifying the infrared cut filter for the hydrogen alpha wavelength, Nikon has created a camera that gives photographers the ability to capture the diffuse nebulae in the night sky and to create colorful, breathtaking celestial... Read more

Canon U.S.A. Announces hdAlbum

Customizable photo books printed on Canon DreamLabo 5000 offer vivid colors and high-detail imagery

MELVILLE, N.Y., January 6, 2015 – Dedicated to preserving memories, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced hdAlbum, a new premium and professional lay-flat photo album service that allows professional photographers and consumers to create customizable photo albums. Printed exclusively on the Canon DreamLabo 5000,... Read more

Nikon Announces 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Telephoto Lens

Features advanced Phase Fresnel optics for lightweight super-telephoto performance

MELVILLE, NY (January 5, 2015 at 9:01 P.M. EST) – Today, Nikon Inc. has introduced the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR, the world’s lightest 300mm full-frame fixed focal length AF lens, which is nearly 30% shorter and 1.5 lbs. lighter than its predecessor. Extremely easy to handle and built to suit the needs of serious photographers in the field,... Read more