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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Olympus' logo. Click here to visit the Olympus website! PRESS RELEASE: Olympus Launches www.ibonthenet.com For Online Photo Sharing, Photo Books And Online Backup
23:03 EDT - [ib on the net] Enables Easy Online Photo Album Creation for Photo Sharing and Photo Printing. CENTER VALLEY, Pa., September 30, 2010 – Today Olympus Memory Works America Inc. is proud to launch [ib on the net], a new online photo service that makes photography more fun and easy by fully integrating and streamlining the process of shooting, storing, organizing, sharing and printing photos.... (More)



The TransferJet logo. Click here to visit the TransferJet website! PRESS RELEASE: TransferJet Consortium to showcase its technology at "CEATEC JAPAN 2010"
18:47 EDT - -- Consortium to demonstrate Concept, Products and Technology based on close-proximity wireless transfer technology -- The TransferJet Consortium will present a special booth at "CEATEC JAPAN 2010" (October 5-9, 2010) held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, on the outskirts of Tokyo. At this booth, the TransferJet Consortium members will be demonstrating products, prototypes, components,... (More)



PRESS RELEASE: Sorenson Media Joins Video Codec Conversation at 2010 Open Video Conference
18:31 EDT - CTO Mike Flathers to Discuss Current Landscape and Progress of Codec Licensing, Patent Issues and Standardization SAN DIEGO & NEW YORK CITY -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sorenson Media today announced that CTO Mike Flathers will be joining other video thought leaders in business, academia, art, and activism at the 2010 Open Video Conference in New York City on Oct. 1 and 2. “Codecs: Royalty-free... (More)



PRESS RELEASE: ImageGear for Silverlight v18 with Silverlight 4 Support Just Released by Accusoft Pegasus
16:08 EDT - Handle image processing on the client-side and minimize back-end infrastructure costs! TAMPA, Fla. - Septmember 28, 2010 – Accusoft Pegasus, the leading provider of imaging software development kits (SDKs), announces the release of ImageGear for Silverlight v18. Built with Silverlight 4, ImageGear for Silverlight enables the creation of high performance, custom imaging applications. ImageGear... (More)



Fujifilm's logo. Click here to visit the Fujifilm website! PRESS RELEASE: Entries Now Being Accepted for Fujifilm and Rite Aid's Picture Perfect Halloween Photo Contest
15:41 EDT - Grand prize winner to receive all expense-paid trip for four to Hersheypark in the Dark Valhalla, N.Y., September 30, 2010 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation and Rite Aid Corporation today announced that the annual Picture Perfect Halloween Photo Contest is again accepting entries. Now through November 8, photographers of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to register, submit Halloween-themed... (More)



Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Nero's logo. Click here to visit the Nero website! PRESS RELEASE: Nero Introduces Ultimate High Definition Solutions for Creative Video Enthusiasts: Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD and Nero Video Premium HD
18:32 EDT - Nero Offers Complete HD Experience with the Introduction of Blu-ray Playback, New HD Effects, and the Ability to Seamlessly Transfer Content between Any Mobile Device at an Unbeatable Price KARLSBAD, Germany -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nero, creators of liquid media technology, today introduced two new high definition solutions: Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD and Nero Video Premium HD. The Platinum... (More)



GoPro's logo. Click here to visit the GoPro website! PRESS RELEASE: GoPro® - World's Best Selling Wearable HD Camera Company - Launches HD HERO® 960
16:17 EDT - New $179 Addition to Award Winning Wearable HD Sports Camera Line HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, the world's best selling wearable HD camera company, is proud to announce the release of the HD HERO 960, an entry level $179 version of the award winning HD HERO camera. The HD HERO 960 incorporates the same professional image and sound quality that has made the original HD HERO... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: New KODAK Gallery Capability Enables 500 Million Facebook® Users to Easily Share their Kodak Moments
13:50 EDT - EMERYVILLE, CA, Sept. 28 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced a way to make the KODAK Gallery more social, by allowing users to join or login to KODAK Gallery using their Facebook account. With this feature, Facebook’s 500 million users can easily share their KODAK Gallery photos with their friends using their Facebook username and password. Instead of remembering various password... (More)



Fujifilm's FinePix X100 digital camera. Photo provided by Fujifilm Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm’s digital camera FinePix X100 wins “Photokina STAR 2010” Award
13:00 EDT - September 29, 2010 -- FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO: Shigetaka Komori) is delighted to announce the new FinePix X100 has won the “photokina STAR 2010” award sponsored by PHOTO PRESSE and digit! magazines traditionally awarded at Photokina. The photokina STAR award honors products and concepts that stand out for their innovative nature and their trendsetting technologies. FinePix... (More)



Nikon logo. Click to visit the Nikon website! PRESS RELEASE: A completely revamped version of my Picturetown, Nikon's image sharing and storage service, to be activated Introducing a PhotoMovie service for creating unique movies from photos.
12:37 EDT - September 16, 2010 -- TOKYO -- Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that a completely revamped version of my Picturetown, Nikon's image sharing and storage service, was aactivated. The revamped my Picturetown site offers a new design as well as new functions and services for simpler, more intuitive operation. The new my Picturetown site is more practical and offers improved operation with functions... (More)



Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Kingston's 64GB CompactFlash Ultimate 600x Card. Photo provided by Kingston Technology Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Kingston Announces CompactFlash Ultimate 600x Card
22:45 EDT - High Speed, Large Capacity Supports UDMA Mode 6; Complements Performance of High-End Digital SLRs Fountain Valley, CA -- September 28, 2010 -- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of its CompactFlash (CF) Ultimate 600x memory card. The CompactFlash Ultimate 600x supports... (More)



Nikon's Coolpix P90 digital camera. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. Nikon P90: New firmware released
20:47 EDT - Nikon Inc. has released an updated firmware version for its Coolpix P90 digital camera, correcting an issue that could lead to corrupted images in certain circumstances.

Release notes for the Nikon P90 v1.1 update, issued today, include only one change. A problem where the P90's images weren't captured correctly in certain circumstances has been corrected. When capturing... (More)



Shutterfly's logo. Click here to visit the Shutterfly website! PRESS RELEASE: Shutterfly Brightens the Home This Fall with Its New Home Décor Collection
19:16 EDT - Leading Online Photo Service Offers Ideas and Tips for Displaying Precious Photo Memories REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sep 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY), a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, today launched its new unique home décor collection that will help consumers turn their favorite images into personalized artwork for the... (More)



Foolography's logo. Click here to visit the Foolography website! Foolography: Bluetooth GPS modules for Nikon DSLRs
16:42 EDT - Wiesbaden, Germany-based Foolography GmbH has unveiled two new Bluetooth modules for use with Nikon DSLRs, similar to its existing Unleashed D200+ accessory.

The Foolography Unleashed Dx000 and Unleashed D90 are quite similar to the D200+ module in terms of functionality, but have a significantly lower profile -- important because they're designed to attach... (More)



Monday, September 27, 2010

Fujifilm's logo. Click here to visit the Fujifilm website! PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm establishes a subsidiary in Dubai — Reinforcing the business foundation for the Middle Eastern and African markets
22:35 EDT - September 27, 2010 -- FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO: Shigetaka Komori) has established FUJIFILM Middle East FZE, its local subsidiary in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (“UAE” hereinafter) in a drive to accelerate business expansion in the Middle East and African markets. The Dubai company will start its business operation on October 1. Since the 1970s, Fujifilm has conducted business... (More)



nama5's logo. Click here to visit the nama5 website! PRESS RELEASE: nama5 RAW processor announced
22:10 EDT - The nama5 s.r.o. is announcing the release of its first commercial version of the nama5 RAW Processor version 1.0 for the Windows, a low-cost solution for simple and non-destructive post-processing of the digital raw photos. The nama5 RAW Processor is dedicated to amateur and slightly advanced photographers who are just getting familiar with the digital raw photography. The nama5 RAW Processor v1.0... (More)



InVisage's logo. Click here to visit the InVisage website! PRESS RELEASE: InVisage Solves "Rolling Shutter" Phenomenon, Besting Image Sensor Market Leaders
20:41 EDT - New QuantumShutterTM Technology Eliminates "Jell-O" Effect Prevalent in Today's Cameras MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwire - September 24, 2010) - InVisage Technologies, Inc. -- a Silicon Valley-based start-up that is revolutionizing the image sensor market -- today announced QuantumShutter™, a new technology that eliminates the "rolling shutter" effect that has plagued today's... (More)



InVisage's logo. Click here to visit the InVisage website! PRESS RELEASE: InVisage QuantumFilm Image Sensor Wins Esteemed Wall Street Journal 2010 Technology Innovation Award
20:07 EDT - QuantumFilm™ Receives Top Honors in the Semiconductors Category for Dramatically Improving Image Quality for Handheld Digital Devices MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) -  InVisage Technologies, Inc. -- a Silicon Valley-based start-up revolutionizing the image sensor market -- today announced that its breakthrough technology, QuantumFilm™ won top honors in The Wall Street... (More)



Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 digital camera. Copyright © 2010, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Review posted for Panasonic Lumix LX5!
18:13 EDT - In the battle for supremacy raging between high-quality pocket digital cameras and high quality mirrorless digital cameras, only two cameras are already considered legendary, and only one of those still has an f/2.0 lens: the Panasonic LX5.

Its small Leica-like body actually includes a Leica-branded lens, now with a longer zoom, and both its f/2 lens and its 10-megapixel sensor are tuned for better image quality in low light. A 3-inch LCD... (More)



Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Launches The "Your Second Shot" PowerShot Ad Campaign
18:12 EDT - Check Out Canon’s New Commercial, Then Enter to Win a PowerShot Camera on the “Your Second Shot” website LAKE SUCCESS, NY- September 27, 2010 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging, invites consumers to relive an unforgettable moment with the launch of the Your Second Shot advertising campaign. With an emphasis on the importance of great photography coupled with... (More)



Nikon logo. Click to visit the Nikon website! PRESS RELEASE: Nikon Announces The Judges For The 33rd Nikon Photo Contest International 2010 - 2011
17:00 EDT - Ten Judges from Across the World Were Selected Due to Their Familiarity with Digital Photography and Their Keen Awareness of Changing Photographic Trends MELVILLE, NY (September 27, 2010) - Nikon Corporation (Makoto Kimura, President) is pleased to announce the ten judges for the 33rd Nikon Photo Contest International 2010-2011. The Nikon Photo Contest International is the world’s largest international... (More)



The 4AM Project's logo. Click here to visit the 4AM Project website! PRESS RELEASE: Lens caps come off across the globe as the clocks turn 4:00am
16:14 EDT - Photographers with mild insomnia and an eye for the unusual will have the unique opportunity to play their part in an innovative global project to record and document the world before dawn. PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 27, 2010 – The global phenomenon that is the 4am Project returns for it's fifth event on 17th October, as bleary eyed photographers take to their local landscape to capture... (More)



SmartShooter update released
15:39 EDT - Hart Codeworks, a British software development company based in Hove, West Sussex, has recently released a raft of updates to its Smart Shooter application for Canon digital SLRs.

As of the current Smart Shooter v1.0.462 release, the tethering application now provides the ability to change white balance and metering, use a bulb exposure timer, and record each individual live view... (More)



Shutterfly's logo. Click here to visit the Shutterfly website! PRESS RELEASE: Shutterfly Reveals Classroom Sharing Challenges: Parents Want Easier Ways to Share School Photos
14:04 EDT - Shutterfly Classroom Websites Offer Secure Alternative for Teacher/Parent Communication and Photo Sharing REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Just in time for Halloween school parades, Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY), a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, offers parents an easier, more secure way to share classroom memories with its expanded Shutterfly... (More)



Saturday, September 25, 2010

lb-set.150x121.jpg Lensbaby Goes Mirrorless -- Tilt!
14:58 EDT - The Optic Swap system comes to mirrorless compacts -- and brings Nikkors along with it.

Lensbaby didn't just revamp the Composer for Micro Four Thirds cameras (and Sony NEX cameras soon). It split the Composer in half, adding a Nikon F mount on the front for a unique tilt perspective to selective... (More)



Friday, September 24, 2010

Livedrive's logo. Click here to visit the Livedrive website! PRESS RELEASE: New Livedrive app brings unlimited storage and media streaming to iPhones and iPads
18:10 EDT - Livedrive takes on the big players with ‘all media everywhere’ app LONDON 23/09/2010: Livedrive, the award winning online storage and back-up supplier, has today entered the media streaming space with the launch of its new mobile app, bringing unlimited storage to the iPhone and iPad. In a move that could potentially challenge competitors’ plans for cloud-based media streaming,... (More)



Olympus' E-5 digital SLR. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: New Olympus firmware makes E-5 flagship even faster
17:30 EDT - ZUIKO DIGITAL lens firmware updates boost E-5 sequential shooting speed Hamburg, 21 September 2010 – Following the launch of its ultra-reliable, super-fast E-5 flagship D-SLR camera, Olympus has upped the tempo again – with firmware updates for three key ZUIKO DIGITAL lenses. The updates boost sequential shooting speed on the E-5 in combination with three high-performance lenses from... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Cracks The Photo Book Code, Enabling Retailers Of All Sizes To Attack Premium Photo Market
17:20 EDT - New, Affordable, Compact Duplex Thermal Printer Delivers Stunning Photo Quality, Highly Profitable Borderless Premium Products Cologne, Germany, Sept. 22 -- Photo retailers now have a ground-breaking, affordable new option for expanding beyond 4x6 prints into the growing market for high-demand premium photo products. Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) introduced today the newest member of its family... (More)



Extensis' Portfolio Studio logo. Click here to visit the Extensis website! PRESS RELEASE: Extensis unveils new Portfolio Studio Digital Media Archive Server
16:55 EDT - New affordable and easy to use server software provides a central place for creative teams to quickly find and use photos and other digital media. PORTLAND, Ore. -- Extensis, a division of Celartem Inc., has introduced a new addition to its Portfolio line of Digital Asset Management products: Portfolio Studio’Ñ¢ -- an image archive server that saves time within small teams by automatically... (More)



Elements9.150x119.jpg Elements 9 -- Magic Kit for Photos and Movies
15:53 EDT - Photos get content aware fills from Photoshop CS5 and Guided Edits, among other tricks. Movies get AVCHD handling without encoding, audio filters to help out those tiny mics and DVD chapters, among even more tricks (like Cartoon video effects).

As cameras combine still and video capture, the head scratcher is when software will. Adobe has been bundling Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements for a while now, but this is the first release that... (More)



Metz's 44 AF-1 Digital flash strobe. Photo provided by Metz-Werke GmbH & Co KG. PRESS RELEASE: The high performance alternative for amateur photographers: Metz mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital
13:52 EDT - The mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital impresses with its high performance (GN 44 for ISO 100/21° and 105 mm), elegant design and individual fine tuning options for creative lighting. A straightforward control panel with illuminated keys on the reverse of the unit makes the device exceptionally easy to use. Numerous features such as fully automatic zoom, integrated wide-angle diffuser for 12 mm illumination,... (More)



Metz's 36 AF-5 Digital flash strobe. Photo provided by Metz-Werke GmbH & Co KG. PRESS RELEASE: New generation of the perennial compact favourite: Metz mecablitz 36 AF-5 digital
13:32 EDT - Just in time for Photokina 2010, the next generation of the mecablitz 36 AF-4 digital compact system flash unit is being released – the mecablitz 36 AF-5 digital. The design has been visually honed to suit the new Metz system flash unit range. Furthermore, the new model is equipped with a wide-angle diffuser which is suitable for illumination of wide-angle focal lengths from 18 mm (135 format).... (More)



Metz's 24 AF-1 Digital flash strobe. Photo provided by Metz-Werke GmbH & Co KG. PRESS RELEASE: The perfect travel companion for flash novices: Metz mecablitz 24 AF-1 digital
13:08 EDT - The new mecablitz 24 AF-1 digital is the perfect introduction to the Metz system flash unit range. Thanks to the compact, slim-line and lightweight design, it can be stashed easily in a jacket pocket and is the perfect addition to compact system cameras with flash shoe. Metz’s smallest system flash unit with guide number 24 for ISO 100/21° and 35 mm focal length provides flash novices with... (More)



Hasselblad's H4D Ferrari Limited Edition. Photo provided by Victor Hasselblad AB. PRESS RELEASE: Hasselblad meets Ferrari
02:34 EDT - Two iconic brands come together to form the perfect union through the Limited H4D Ferrari Edition 22/09/2010 Two worldwide renowned companies born from the passion of two men now collaborate in the creation of the H4D Ferrari, a limited edition of Hasselblad’s latest flagship camera. This brand new model is dedicated to the new generation of photographers looking for the ultimate image quality,... (More)



Hasselblad's logo, Click here to visit the Hasselblad website! PRESS RELEASE: Hasselblad labs release information on 200 megapixel capture device
01:44 EDT - Hasselblad has been exploring next steps in creating ultra-high resolution capture. Based upon new developments of its multi-shot technology Hasselblad labs are releasing test results from a new 200 megapixel capture device. The 200 megapixel device is based upon a 50 megapixel sensor mounted onto the Hasselblad patented symmetrical multi-shot frame, which can accurately position the sensor with... (More)



Wacom's logo. Click here to visit the Wacom website! PRESS RELEASE: Bamboo Boasts A New Style With Its Special Edition
01:21 EDT - Wacom introduces a stylish addition to its range of interactive tablets that can enhance anyone’s creative flair 21/09/2010 -- Wacom today unveils the Bamboo Special Edition interactive tablet – a new pen and multi-touch input device that is ideal for consumers who like to use computers to be creative. Part of the successful Bamboo range, Bamboo Special Edition stands out from its family... (More)



Seiko Epson Corporation Logo. Click to visit the Epson Japan  website! PRESS RELEASE: New Epson 17-Inch Printer Achieves 98% PANTONE Coverage
00:07 EDT - Offering Professional Photographers a Super-Wide Colour Gamut With Automated Colour Accuracy LONDON--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) - Epson® launches the Stylus Pro 4900 -- a compact, 17-inch production printer setting new standards in colour precision for the photography market. Delivering the best print quality for commercial photographs and fine art reproduction, the professional photo... (More)



Thursday, September 23, 2010

Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon to build new Canon Hi-Tech Thailand production facility to boost production capacity for inkjet printer products
23:46 EDT - TOKYO, September 21, 2010—Canon Inc. today announced plans to construct a new production facility at its Canon Hi-Tech (Thailand) Ltd. manufacturing subsidiary to increase the company's production capability for inkjet printer products. The new plant, to be located in Nakhonratchasima province, Thailand, is scheduled to begin operation in October 2011. In recent years, the inkjet printer market... (More)



Panasonic FP1, FP2, FP3, TZ10, ZS7: New firmware
23:36 EDT - Panasonic Corp. has released updated firmware for five of its Lumix digital camera models -- the FP1, FP2, FP3, TZ10, and ZS7 digital cameras.

In the case of the Panasonic FP1 and FP2, the new firmware carries version number 1.1, while for the Panasonic FP3, TZ10, and ZS7 the current release is now v1.2. The new firmware v1.1 for the Panasonic... (More)



iGo's logo. Click here to visit the iGo website! PRESS RELEASE: iGo Teams with Cisco’s Flip Video for “Designed for Flip” Accessory Program
23:00 EDT - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- iGo, Inc. (Nasdaq:IGOI), a leading provider of mobile accessories and power management solutions, has teamed with Cisco’s Flip Video and the new Designed for Flip™ Accessory Program to create accessories compatible with the popular Flip Video cameras. As part of the program, iGo will offer a number of new products, including a custom Flip iGo Charge... (More)



Blue Microphones' logo. Click here to visit the Blue Microphones website! PRESS RELEASE: Blue Microphones Announces Mikey for Flip, Microphone Accessory for Flip Video Camera
18:40 EDT - Mikey for Flip is an enhanced-capability microphone offering professional-quality audio for FlipPort™-enabled Flip video cameras 2011 International CES -- WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blue Microphones, a leading innovator in microphone technology and design, announces Mikey for Flip, a professional-quality external microphone that lets Flip Video™ users capture even... (More)



Aptina's logo. Click here to visit the Aptina website! PRESS RELEASE: Aptina Takes A Bold New Step Into DSLR Market With New APS-C Format 16MP Image Sensor
16:18 EDT - New Imaging Sensor Delivers Maximum SNR across Scene Lighting and ISO Speed Conditions San Jose, CA, September 21, 2010 -- Aptina, the leading innovator of CMOS imaging technology, today introduced its high-performance, feature-rich APS-C format 16 megapixel (MP) MT9H004 image sensor. Engineered specifically to enable the high image quality demanded by professional photographers, the new MT9H004... (More)



Aptina's logo. Click here to visit the Aptina website! PRESS RELEASE: Aptina™ A-pix™ Technology Drives Improved Performance For 14MP Image Sensor
15:00 EDT - High Speed Solution for Digital Still Cameras with Full High-Definition 1080p/60fps Capability San Jose, CA, September 21, 2010 -- Aptina, the leading innovator of CMOS imaging technology, today announced the newest addition to the company's growing portfolio of high-performance image sensors. The 14 Megapixel (MP) MT9F002 image sensor integrates the company’s latest Aptina™ A-Pix™... (More)



AKVIS logo. Click to visit their website! PRESS RELEASE: AKVIS Retoucher v.4.5. Photo Retouching and Restoration
09:06 EDT - September 2010 - AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Retoucher 4.5 for Windows and Macintosh. The program allows restoring damaged photos by removing dust, scratches, stains, and by reconstructing the missing parts of a photo automatically. The new version adds a new features to the Stamp tool. Now it's possible to mirror a clone horizontally and vertically. It can be helpful, for example, when you... (More)



Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Datacolor SpyderCheckr: color calibration for digicams
20:08 EDT - Datacolor has announced a new tool aimed at achieving consistent color from one or more digital cameras, dubbed the Datacolor SpyderCheckr.

Currently being shown at the Photokina tradeshow in Cologne, Germany, the SpyderCheckr is available alone, and in a SpyderCheckr Pro bundle that also includes the handy Datacolor SpyderCube white balance... (More)



Gorillapod Video with Sony camcorder attached. Photo provided by Joby. PRESS RELEASE: Joby launches Gorillapod® Video, the most adaptable on-the go video tripod
16:49 EDT - The end to shaky personal video has arrived with the ultimate compact video tripod San Francisco, CA – September 22, 2010 – Joby, Inc., the world renowned designer of the Gorillapod™ flexible camera tripod, is pleased to announce the arrival of a new video tripod solution at this year’s Photokina tradeshow in Cologne, Germany. Having revolutionized the still photography world... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: KODAK NEXPRESS Photo Platform Targets Growing Business Opportunities in Photo Products Market
13:59 EDT - Solution brings together outstanding color and unique finishing options ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2010-The all-new KODAK NEXPRESS Photo Platform with Print Genius is designed for the printing of high-quality photo products, whether these products originate on a desktop, online, on a KODAK Kiosk, or at a retail outlet like a KODAK EXPRESS store or retail partner. The solution is based on proprietary... (More)



The Sigma APO MACRO 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens. Photo provided by Sigma Corp. of America. Sigma: New lenses, flash strobes
13:31 EDT - Alongside the flagship Sigma SD1 digital SLR which we've covered previously, Japan's Sigma Corp. has unveiled several other new products at the Photokina tradeshow.

There are two new lenses, both updates to current models in the company's lineup. The Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens adds stabilization to the existing EX DG HSM version, and has 23 elements... (More)



Carl Zeiss' logo. Click here to visit the Carl Zeiss website! PRESS RELEASE: Carl Zeiss Focuses on Successful SLR Lens Series
11:30 EDT - Compact Prime optics for HDSLRs gain in popularity OBERKOCHEN/Germany, 22.09.2010. -- Carl Zeiss is continuing to experience strong demand for its top-quality manual focus lenses for SLR cameras. The ZE series SLR lenses with an EF mount and its ZF.2 series lenses are proving to be particularly popular. The company’s SLR product family now offers focal lengths ranging from 18 to 100 mm. Speaking... (More)



Photokina logo. Click here to visit the Photokina website! Photokina: New-camera roundup
01:49 EDT - The biennial Photokina trade show is now well under way, as readers will doubtless know from the veritable flood of digital SLR announcements lately, not to mention all the other new digital cameras in various shapes and forms.

With so many companies trying to gain attention for their products amongst a truly staggering number of announcements, things started rolling surprisingly early, with the first announcements appearing... (More)



Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! Sony NEX Firmware Update and Alpha news
18:45 EDT - When we first reviewed Sony's NEX-5 (and its slightly cheaper sibling the NEX-3), we raved about the camera's capabilities and image quality, but railed against the inefficiencies of its user interface. We and many of our readers were also disappointed by the lack of aperture control in Movie mode.

Huge kudos, then, to Sony for today announcing a firmware update, due for public release in mid-October of this year, that addresses some of the most annoying user interface issues, and adds aperture... (More)



Jalbum logo. Click to visit their website! PRESS RELEASE: Jalbum Releases Instant Photo Book
14:58 EDT - Today, photo-sharing service Jalbum.net launches a browser-based photo book editor that integrates with their popular web photo album software and service. Users are provided with a one-click process for creating photo books from their web albums. From hours to minutes The market for personalized print products has been growing strongly over the past decade. However, creation tools have become increasingly... (More)



WIPPI 2010 logo. PRESS RELEASE: WPPI Introduces First-Ever WPPI U
14:48 EDT - New university-style, two-day workshop taking place during WPPI 2011 offers fundamental education for the emerging professional photographer Culver City, CA (September 21, 2010) – Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) announces its first-ever WPPI U – a university-style, two-day workshop providing the fundamentals of photography to help today’s up-and-coming photographers... (More)



Sigma's SD1 digital SLR. Photo provided by Sigma Corp. Sigma SD1: Flagship 15mpix Foveon DSLR announced
11:54 EDT - Japan's Sigma Corp. has today announced a new flagship digital SLR that marks a number of firsts for the company, and brings a new resolution high for its Foveon image sensor -- the Sigma SD1.

The Sigma SD1 is the company's first entry into the enthusiast DSLR market, and includes a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body, and a newly developed APS-C sized Foveon X3 image sensor which is quite... (More)



Nikon's Coolpix P7000 digital camera. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. First Shots posted for Nikon P7000!
10:55 EDT - We've just posted lab test shots for the Nikon P7000!

The Nikon P7000 is an entirely new design inside and out, with its heart being a a 10.1 effective megapixel CCD image sensor that rolls back the megapixel rating slightly in favor of improved noise characteristics.... (More)



Leica's D-LUX 5 digital camera. Photo provided by Leica Camera AG. Leica D-LUX 5: New lens, sensor, processor for D-LUX 4 followup
10:17 EDT - Alongside the start of the biennial Photokina tradeshow in Cologne, Germany, Lieca Camera AG has today announced its D-LUX 5 digital camera, based on the Panasonic LX5.

Compared to its predecessor, the Leica D-LUX 5 has an all-new lens, sensor, and image processor, among many other changes to the camera's image quality and handling. The new 1/1.63-inch CCD image sensor... (More)



Leica V-LUX 2: Long-zoom, CMOS digicam announced
09:29 EDT - Leica Camera AG has today announced its new V-LUX 2 digital camera, based on Panasonic's  Lumix FZ100 model.

The Leica V-LUX 2 couples a 14.1 megapixel CMOS image sensor to a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit-branded 24x optical zoom lens. The V-LUX 2's lens has a useful 25mm wide angle,... (More)



Leica Camera AG logo. Click to visit Leica's US website! PRESS RELEASE: New: The LEICA X1 in New Design
07:31 EDT - The high-performance digital camera is now available in black Solms, Germany (September 21, 2010) - Leica Camera AG is pleased to present the LEICA X1 in a new black version, debuting at this year's Photokina on September 21. Available starting October 2010, the X1 not only features an elegant new color scheme, but also a sophisticated structured leather trim. With its combination of refined styling... (More)



Leica Camera AG logo. Click to visit Leica's US website! PRESS RELEASE: LEICA M9 'Titanium' designed by Walter de'Silva
07:28 EDT - In collaboration with the chief designer of the Volkswagen Group, Leica Camera AG presents a unique special edition Solms, Germany (September 21, 2010) - Leica Camera AG presents a new camera edition: The LEICA M9 'Titanium,' debuting at Photokina on September 21. This exclusive special edition is the result of a collaboration with Walter de'Silva, the prominent automobile designer. Responsible... (More)



Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GH2 digital camera. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. Panasonic GH2: 18 mpix SLD with speedy new processor (previewed)
04:00 EDT - Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. has today taken the wraps off its Lumix GH2 single-lens direct view camera, and we've just published our hands-on Panasonic GH2 preview.

Externally, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 is quite similar to its predecessor, the GH1, with only relatively subtle tweaks to control layout. Under the skin, though, the Panasonic GH2 sports a new eighteen... (More)



Panasonic's LUMIX G12.5mm/F12 lens. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Introduces World's First1 Interchangeable 3D Lens And World's Lightest2 Interchangeable Single Focal Length Lens For Lumix G Series
04:00 EDT - Three new interchangeable lenses combine compact size with high optical performance SECAUCUS, NJ (September 21, 2010) – Panasonic today announced three new interchangeable lenses for its LUMIX G Series of cameras, including the world’s first1 interchangeable 3D lens, the H-FT012. The lenses, all based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard, are compact while featuring high optical performance... (More)



Panasonic's logo. Click to visit Panasonic's website! PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Announces Firmware Updates For Lumix G2, Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm Lens, And Software
04:00 EDT - SECAUCUS, NJ (September 21, 2010) – Panasonic today announced a firmware update for the LUMIX DMC-G2 , the LUMIX G VARIO HD 14-140mm interchangeable lens, as well as Panasonic’s PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0 HD edition software. With the LUMIX G2 firmware upgrade, the popular touch-screen DSLMicro camera will be compatible with Panasonic’s world’s first1 interchangeable 3D lens. The... (More)



lb-set.150x121.jpg PRESS RELEASE: Lensbaby Unveils Composer with Tilt Transformer for Micro Four Thirds, Sony NEX
03:12 EDT - New creative effects lens for Micro Four Thirds and Sony α NEX cameras features the Tilt Transformer, letting photographers shoot tilt photography with Nikon mount lenses with an unprecedented amount of tilt PORTLAND, Ore. -- Lensbaby announces today the newest addition to the Lensbaby Creative Effects camera products line-up, the Composer with Tilt Transformer available immediately for Panasonic... (More)



Elements9.150x118.jpg PRESS RELEASE: Adobe Announces Photoshop Elements 9
00:56 EDT - New Windows and Mac Release Harnesses Intelligence and Technology to Create Amazing Photos SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sept. 21 -- Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 software for Windows and Mac, offering a complete photo solution to anyone who wants to organize, edit, create and share extraordinary photos. With the newest version of the No. 1 selling consumer... (More)



Premiere9.150x118.jpgf PRESS RELEASE: Adobe Premiere Elements 9 Now Available for Windows and Mac
00:48 EDT - Video Editing Intelligence Makes Creating and Sharing Incredible Movies Easy SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sept. 21 -- Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Premiere Elements 9 software for both Windows and Mac. Available for the first time on the Mac platform, Adobe's No. 1 selling consumer video-editing software* enables users to turn raw video footage into professional-looking movies... (More)



Ricoh's G700SE digital camera, shown with BR-1 laser barcode reader attached. Photo provided by Ricoh Co. Ltd. Ricoh G700SE: Japanese-market digicam adds more connectivity
00:01 EDT - Ricoh Co. Ltd. has today announced the development of a variant of its recently announced camera ruggedized G700 digital camera with added connectivity options, in the form of the new Ricoh G700SE.

The Ricoh G700SE retains its sibling's impressive waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof body which can safely be cleaned with ethanol or hypochlorous acid-based disinfectants. The G700SE also retains the... (More)



Ricoh shows APS-C 28mm f/2.5 GXR module
00:01 EDT - Japan's Ricoh Co. Ltd. has today announced that it is showing its GR LENS A12 28 mm F2.5 at the Photokina 2010 exhibition in Cologne, Germany.

Development of the module was first revealed at the Photo Marketing Association's Spring tradeshow last February, but significantly more details on the design are now available. The GR LENS A12 28 mm... (More)



Monday, September 20, 2010

Nauticam USA logo. Click to visit their website! PRESS RELEASE: Nauticam NA-NEX5 Housing for Sony NEX-5
15:52 EDT - Innovation Underwater Nauticam proudly announces the NA-NEX5 Housing for the Sony NEX-5. This camera and housing package offers image quality traditionally only available from much larger SLR systems and ease of use previously found only in compact systems. Sony NEX-5 Sony’s NEX-5 is a ground breaking camera, one of the first of a new generation of digital cameras, commonly known as EVIL (Electronic... (More)



HP's logo. Click here to visit the HP website! PRESS RELEASE: HP Unveils Print Solutions, Including 10 Industry-first Innovations, that Transform Print Features into Digital Content Solutions
14:44 EDT - NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2010 -- HP today announced multiple innovations across its printing portfolio, including 10 industry-first technologies that significantly improve how customers interact with their digital content. The new solutions are designed to help enable all customers – from consumers to small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to enterprise organizations – to better manage and access... (More)



Fujifilm's FinePix X100 digital camera. Photo provided by Fujifilm Corp. Fuji X100: Fixed-lens APS-C camera under development
13:34 EDT - Japan's Fujifilm Corp. has today announced development of a new fixed-lens digital camera model featuring an APS-C sized image sensor, and a non-interchangeable Fujinon branded lens.

The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a fixed-lens, fixed focal length camera whose design will have strong appeal to vintage camera fans. Ignoring the lens barrel, the Fuji X100's body is quite similar in size... (More)



National Park Service logo. Click to visit their website! PRESS RELEASE: National Landmarks Photo Contest Winners Announced
12:06 EDT - Photographers from Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois take top honors WASHINGTON - A vibrant desert sunset, light cascading across dune vegetation, and the stillness of a northern quaking bog are just a few of the visual splendors captured by photographers in the National Park Service's 2010 National Natural Landmarks (NNL) Photo Contest. Sixty-seven images representing 56 landmarks across 28 states were... (More)



Leaf Aptus-II 12 logo. Click to visit Leaf's website! PRESS RELEASE: Leaf Unveils 80 Megapixel Aptus-II 12
11:30 EDT - World's Highest Resolution & Most Versatile Digital Camera Back Leaf Aptus-II 12/Aptus-II 12R Exposes All: Now the Devil Can't Hide in the Details TEL AVIV, Sept. 20, 2010 – Leaf Imaging today introduced the world's highest resolution, one-shot medium format digital camera back. The Leaf Aptus-II 12 (and Leaf Aptus-II 12R with internal rotating sensor) delivers the world's highest-quality image... (More)



Pentax's K-5 digital SLR. Photo provided by Pentax Imaging Co. Pentax K-5: New 7fps flagship reaches ISO 51,200 (previewed)
10:01 EDT - Japan's Hoya Corp. has today unveiled a replacement for its flagship K-7 digital SLR, in the form of the new Pentax K-5 -- and we've just posted our Pentax K5 preview.

While the exterior of the Pentax K5's weather-sealed magnesium alloy body is nearly identical to that of its predecessor, the K-5 sports a number of significant changes on the inside, including a brand-new... (More)



Olympus prepares fixed-lens Zuiko digicam (UPDATED)
09:08 EDT - Olympus Europa Holding GmbH has today announced development of the company's first compact camera to feature a built-in Zuiko-branded lens.

Very few details are currently available on the camera, beyond the fact that the lens won't be interchangeable, but a mockup is to be shown at the biennial Photokina tradeshow, due to start tomorrow.... (More)



Casio HG20: Long-zoom digicam with built-in, hybrid GPS
08:00 EDT - Casio America Inc. has today unveiled its new EXILIM Hi-Zoom EX-H20G digital camera, said to be the world's first to include hybrid GPS functionality.

The Casio EXILIM EX-H20G is based around a fourteen megapixel image sensor, and a 10x optical zoom lens with 24mm wide angle. Images and movies are framed and reviewed on the Casio EX-H20G's 3.0"... (More)



Casio's logo. Click here to visit the Casio website! Casio ZR10: Speedy compact features BSI CMOS sensor
08:00 EDT - Alongside the two new digital camera models from Casio America Inc. unveiled today, Casio Computer Co. Ltd. has previewed two further models not scheduled for sale in the US market, and one of these is the new High-Speed Exilim EX-ZR10.

The Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 is based around a twelve megapixel, backside illuminated CMOS image sensor, and an an EXILIM Engine HS image processor. This combination allows the Casio ZR10 to capture 30 ten... (More)



Casio Z2300: 14mpix, 5x zoom compact camera unveiled
08:00 EDT - Announced today by Casio Computer Co. Ltd., the EXILIM Zoom EX-Z2300 digital camera is not currently slated for US availability.

The Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z2300 is based around a fourteen megapixel CCD image sensor behind a 5x optical zoom lens which features a useful 26mm wide angle. Images and movies are framed and reviewed on... (More)



Casio Z16: Entry-level 12mpix, 3x zoom compact
08:00 EDT - Rounding out its Photokina announcements for the day, Casio America Inc. has unveiled the EXILIM EX-Z16 digital camera.

The Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z16 features the combination of a twelve megapixel CCD image sensor and a 3x optical zoom lens with a rather tight 35.5mm wide angle. On the rear of the Casio EX-Z16's 0.9-inch... (More)



Friday, September 17, 2010

Samsung's NX100 digital camera. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. PRESS RELEASE: Ok Go And Samsung Team Up On Sensational New Music Video
12:11 EDT - Latest Video by Viral Music Video Legends OK Go Created on New Samsung NX100 Ridgefield Park, NJ (September 17, 2010)- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, is partnering with viral music video pioneers OK Go in creating the band’s latest music video, which will mark uncharted territory for both music videos and camera brand marketing.... (More)



Thursday, September 16, 2010

The GFK Group's logo. Click here to visit the GFK website! PRESS RELEASE: GfK Market Navigator - Positive Trends in the European photo market
18:46 EDT - In 2009 there were big differences in the way that Western and Eastern European markets and the Middle East reacted to the economic crisis. While in Western Europe in general terms, the markets stagnated, in Eastern Europe they suffered a serious set-back. The Baltics and also Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland together with Romania and Bulgaria were badly hit by the poor general economic conditions... (More)



Kenko Variable NDX: Adjustable neutral density filter announced
17:30 EDT - Alongside its Zeta EX circular polarizer, Japan's Kenko Co. Ltd. has unveiled a new adjustable neutral density filter model.

The Kenko Variable NDX filter offers an effect similar to that of a standard neutral density filter, but created by using stacked polarizing filters to provide the equivalent of ND 2.5 to ND 1000 brightness.... (More)



Kenko announces Zeta EX circular polarizer
16:12 EDT - Japan's Kenko Co. Ltd. has announced a new circular polarizer for its flagship Zeta filter series.

The Kenko Zeta EX circular polarizer filter is designed to keep weight to an absolute minimum, and weighs just ten grams (1/3 oz.) This is achieved thanks to the combination of a low-profile, machined... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak's K-Zone Brings Imaging Insights and Predictions
15:49 EDT - Join Interactive Panel Discussions Led by Industry Experts on Retail Innovation, Social Media and the Future of Photography Rochester, NY, September 15, 2010 - Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announces the schedule of events for its interactive K-Zone, which brings together today's luminaries in the field of photography in an essential forum for the discussion and exchange of leading ideas on the... (More)



Nissin Di622 Mark II flash strobe. Photo provided by Nissin Japan Ltd. PRESS RELEASE: Nissin Di622 Mark II wireless flash announced
15:21 EDT - Wireless function- Wireless TTL remote / Slave Digital / Slave Film My TTL Setting External Synchro Contact September 21, 2010 - Nissin Group is proudly announced Nissin Di622 Mark II at Photokina 2010 and released in the market in September 2010. This is an advanced level model of current Di622, featuring additional functions including Wireless TTL remote responses to Channel 1 Group A... (More)



Nissin's logo. Click here to visit the Nissin website! PRESS RELEASE: Nissin Ring Flash MF18 announced
14:37 EDT - September 21, 2010 - Nissin group is pleased to announce Nissin MF18 at Photokina 2010. This is the latest Ring flash model features the outstanding functions and high level performance. The range of macro lens mount adaptors is usable from 49 to 77mm. It provides an extraordinary guide number of 16 (ISO100) with a user friendly design of auto color display and My TTL custom setting. In addition,... (More)



Priolite's logo. Click here to visit the Priolite website! PRESS RELEASE: PRIOLITE: Revolution in lighting "Made in Germany"
13:50 EDT - German based PRIOLITE GMBH launches innovative and mobile lighting systems at Photokina 2010 We are introducing: A unique, innovative Light System for the photography of tomorrow: Mobile, flexible, fast, comfortable. LEDs for highly efficient use of energy. Li-ion battery for mobile adaption by reduced weight. Bidirectional radio technology for highest comfort. Power Factor Correction (PFC) for... (More)



Hama Daytour 230 camera backpack. Photo provided by Hama GmbH & Co. KG. PRESS RELEASE: The new "Daytour" camera backpack series from Hama
13:39 EDT - Accessible tour companions Snap-happy hikers, who take a backpack from the Hama "Daytour" series with them on their travels, won't need to spare another thought on how they can safely transport all of their expensive photography equipment - and have it on hand all the time too. Both the "Daytour Backpack 230" and the slightly more compact model "Backpack 180" score on their well thought-out and detailed... (More)



The Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX lens. Photo provided by Tokina Corp. Tokina 16-28mm:Canon-mount variant ships tomorrow
13:26 EDT - Tokina Corp. has announced that its AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX lens -- first previewed at this year's Photo Marketing Association Spring tradeshow in Anaheim, California -- will go on sale in Canon-mount form from tomorrow, in the Japanese market.

The Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX first became available in for Nikon-mount cameras last August 6th, making the Canon-mount version the second to reach the market. Suggested retail pricing before tax... (More)



Corel's logo. Click here to visit the Corel website! PRESS RELEASE: Corel Introduces New Premium Design Suite for Print, Web and Video
13:01 EDT - CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5 Delivers Expanded Multimedia Capabilities for Today’s Graphics Professionals Ottawa, ON -- September 14, 2010 -- Corel Corporation today announced CorelDRAW® Premium Suite X5, a new suite of applications based on the award-winning CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. This new release is designed for the graphic design professional that requires an expanded set of capabilities... (More)



Corel's logo. Click here to visit the Corel website! PRESS RELEASE: Corel Paint it! Wins Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval
12:57 EDT - Fourth Creative Product from Corel to be Awarded with the PTPA Seal This Year Ottawa, ON -- September 08, 2010 -- Corel Corporation today announced that PTPA (Parent Tested, Parent Approved) Media Inc. has honored Corel® Paint it! ™, with its influential Seal of Approval for excellence in family products. Consumers looking for practical, high-quality products and services can rest assured... (More)



Corel's logo. Click here to visit the Corel website! PRESS RELEASE: Corel Introduces the Ultimate Photo Editing Collection
12:52 EDT - Corel® PaintShop Photo® Pro X3 Ultimate Now Available Ottawa, ON -- September 07, 2010 -- Today, Corel announced the release of Corel® PaintShop Photo® Pro X3 Ultimate, a new photo-editing software collection combining the power of Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 with an extended set of creative tools. The new Ultimate edition brings together the recently updated PaintShop Photo Pro... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Celebrates 125 Years of Innovation at Photokina
12:47 EDT - New Products and Services Demonstrate Kodak’s Commitment to Transforming the Photo Category Photokina 2010 -- ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With Photokina, the world’s leading fair for imaging and photography as its backdrop, Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) will celebrate 125 years of innovation, unveiling the next wave of industry-changing technologies. The company that invented... (More)



International Imaging Industry Association logo. Click to visit their website! PRESS RELEASE: I3A reorganizes by technology areas
11:51 EDT - The International Imaging Industry Association (I3A), Wakefield, Mass., has revamped its structure to provide increased opportunities for members to collaborate on solutions to imaging challenges and to better serve organizations affected by the imaging ecosystem. In the past, the imaging industry was a well-defined, vertically oriented industry comprised of core leaders and their supporting legions... (More)



Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Memorex's logo. Click here to visit the Memorex website! PRESS RELEASE: New Memorex® Mirror for Photos Simplifies Photo Backup
21:40 EDT - New Time-Saving, Hassle-Free External Hard Drive – Automatically Backs Up Photos, Reducing the Fear of Lost Memories OAKDALE, Minn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today’s consumers are looking for simple technology solutions that allow them to swiftly and safely back up their ever-growing digital photo collection. With a quick, one-time software installation, the Memorex Mirror for Photos external... (More)



The Digital Video Expo logo. Click here to visit the Digital Video Expo website! PRESS RELEASE: Digital Video Expo Returns to Pasadena Featuring Exhibit Hall Packed with Cool New Tools for HD Content Creation and Distribution
16:50 EDT - PASADENA, Calif -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NewBay Media, a leading publisher of digital content creation media, today announced that Digital Video Expo will feature an exhibit hall filled with the latest cameras, accessories, software and services from the industry’s true innovators. Running from September 29 – 30 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Digital Video Expo is expected to draw thousands... (More)



6Sight's logo. Click here to visit the 6Sight website! PRESS RELEASE: Augmented Reality and Frankencamera highlight 6Sight conference
16:25 EDT - JACKSON, Mich. – The 6Sight Future of Imaging Conference will feature two leading imaging technology researchers as the 2010 keynote speakers. The November 15-17 conference at The Sainte Claire hotel in San Jose, Calif., will focus on some of the most important and innovative topics in photo imaging, including augmented reality, computational photography, connected cameras, 3D cameras and displays,... (More)



Time Warner Cable's logo. Click here to visit the Time Warner Cable website! PRESS RELEASE: Time Warner Cable and IFC Launch Short Film Contest
16:15 EDT - Entries Accepted September 15 – October 31 on Time Warner Cable’s New YouTube Channel NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced the launch of the Time Warner Cable Short Film Contest in association with IFC. Video submissions will be accepted from September 15th until October 31st via Time Warner Cable’s new YouTube® channel. Four Grand Prize... (More)



Nikon's D7000 digital SLR. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. Nikon D7000: Update to D90 offers improvements throughout (previewed)
00:01 EDT - Nikon Inc. has today announced its new D7000 digital SLR, an update for 2008's D90 model (which will remain in the product line) -- and we've just posted our hands-on Nikon D7000 preview.

The Nikon D7000 offers numerous changes throughout its weather-sealed, magnesium alloy body. The heart of the D7000 is a newly developed, DX-format CMOS image sensor with 16.2 effective megapixel resolution,... (More)



Nikon's AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G lens. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. PRESS RELEASE: 2010 Is The "Year Of Nikkor" As Nikon Announces Two New Pro-Level Lenses To Its Legendary Lineup: An Unprecedented Nine Nikkor Lenses Released In 2010
00:01 EDT - NIKKOR AF-S 35mm f/1.4G and AF-S 200mm f/2G ED VR II Provide Photographers with Versatility and Exceptional Optical Quality MELVILLE, N.Y. (September 15, 2010) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the addition of two new pro level lenses to the legendary NIKKOR line. The new AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G and AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II lenses deliver the performance, reliability and stunning image... (More)



Nikon's Speedlight SB-700 flash strobe. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. PRESS RELEASE: New Nikon SB-700 Speedlight Features Advanced Multifunctional Flash Technology In A Compact And Easy-To-Use Form-Factor
00:01 EDT - Nikon’s Newest Speedlight is a Powerful Addition to the Versatile Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) MELVILLE, N.Y. (September 15, 2010) – Today, Nikon Inc. introduced the versatile new SB-700 Speedlight, the latest addition to Nikon's powerful and renowned Creative Lighting System for a wide range of photographers and applications. The SB-700 is a high-performance flash that brings... (More)



Nikon logo. Click to visit the Nikon website! PRESS RELEASE: Total Production of NIKKOR Lenses for Nikon SLR Cameras Reaches Fifty-Five Million
00:01 EDT - Steady production of popular NIKKOR lenses continues September 15, 2010 -- TOKYO -- Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that as of August 2010 total production of NIKKOR lenses, interchangeable lenses for Nikon SLR cameras reached fifty-five million. Moreover, total production of NIKKOR lenses equipped with the Silent Wave Motor (SWM), the autofocus motor developed by Nikon, has reached twenty... (More)



Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Canon G12, SX30 IS: Two new PowerShot digicams
04:01 EDT - Canon USA Inc. has today announced two new PowerShot digital cameras that update existing models in its lineup -- the new Canon G12 and Canon SX30 IS.

The Canon PowerShot G12 is a replacement for last year's PowerShot G11. Like that camera, the PowerShot G12 offers the combination of a ten megapixel CCD sensor and a DIGIC 4 image processor. The G12... (More)



Samsung NX100: A more compact NX-series SLD
02:30 EDT - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has today announced its third offering in the single-lens direct view camera market -- the long-rumored Samsung NX100.

Following in the footsteps of the closely related NX5 and NX10 models, the Samsung NX100 aims to better fulfil the promised reduction in body size of an SLD camera. The change comes mostly from a reduction... (More)



Olympus' E-5 digital SLR. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. Olympus E-5: Flagship DSLR with HD video previewed
02:01 EDT - Olympus Imaging America Inc. has today unveiled its new flagship E-5 single-lens reflex digital camera, a replacement for the 2007-model Olympus E-3 -- and we've just published our hands-on Olympus E-5 preview.

Seen from the front or above, the weather-sealed magnesium alloy body of the Olympus E-5 looks very similar to its predecessor, but from other angles there are numerous changes, and these are continued... (More)



Friday, September 10, 2010

Sigma Corp.'s logo. Click here to visit the Sigma website! Sigma offers Sony SLT compatibility fix, ships new lenses
16:42 EDT - Japan's Sigma Corp. has today published a service notice detailing intermittent compatibility problems between its Sony Alpha-mount lenses, and that company's recently announced Translucent Mirror cameras, the Sony Alpha SLT-A55V, SLT-A55, and SLT-A33.

According to the service notice, Sigma will be offering a free update service for customers owning recently manufactured Alpha-mount Sigma lenses. Customers are advised to contact their nearest authorized... (More)



Sony's Alpha DSLR-A560 digital SLR. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. Sony USA: A560 delayed, A580 coming to US market
13:07 EDT - A little over a fortnight ago, Sony Electronics Inc. launched its new Sony Alpha A560 and A580 digital SLRs, and revealed that it planned only to bring the former to the US market.

Proving just how quickly plans can progress in the photo business, the company has now reversed that decision, and announced its intention to ship the Sony Alpha A580 in the USA from November 2010. The... (More)



LifePics' logo. Click to visit the LifePics website! PRESS RELEASE: LifePics Releases iPhone Ordering App, the First Mobile App that Allows Consumers to Order Prints through a Network of Photofinishers
11:19 EDT - September 9th, 2010, BOULDER, Colo. -- LifePics today released its LifePics for iPhone app, an industry-unique app that allows iPhone users to order prints within the app and pick the prints up at any retailer in the LifePics Network, often within an hour. The app, which is free to download and works on iPad and iPod Touch devices as well, is the first iPhone app that allows users to order prints... (More)



Thursday, September 9, 2010

Pentax's Optio NB1000 digital camera. Photo provided by Hoya Corp. Pentax NB1000: Taking "customizable" to a whole new level
13:47 EDT - Alongside its globally available Pentax RZ10 and Pentax RS1000 digital cameras, Japan's Hoya Corp. yesterday unveiled one further model that's only destined for sale in its home market -- the Pentax Optio NB1000.

In terms of its core imaging features, the Pentax Optio NB1000 is identical to the RS1000, in all respects except size and weight, which differ due to a change in the camera's face plate. Where the Pentax... (More)



Pentax's K-r digital SLR. Photo provided by Pentax Imaging Co. Pentax K-r: twelve megapixel, 6 fps digital SLR
00:01 EDT - Pentax Imaging Co. has today announced its latest digital SLR model, and a sibling for its existing entry-level K-x and flagship K-7 digital cameras -- the Pentax K-r.

The K-r includes a couple of firsts for Pentax's digital SLR lineup, as well as a number of important features that set it above the K-x, alongside which it will continue to be sold for the time being.... (More)



Pentax RZ10, RS1000: a pair of 14 megapixel Optios
00:01 EDT - Pentax Imaging Co. has today announced a pair of additions to its Optio compact camera lineup -- the Pentax RZ10 and Pentax RS1000.

The Pentax Optio RZ10 features a compact body design with a Pentax-branded 10x optical zoom lens, offering 35mm-equivalent focal lengths from 28mm to 280mm. Behind its powerful lens, the Pentax RZ10 places... (More)



Canon PowerShot S95 digital camera. Copyright © 2010, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. First Shots posted for Canon S95!
00:00 EDT - We've posted a full set of test shots for the Canon PowerShot S95, straight from the lab.

The Canon S95 updates last year's S90 model, a psychologically important camera for the company, as it took its first steps in trying to roll back the worst excesses of the megapixel race. The Canon S95... (More)



Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Nikon's Coolpix P7000 digital camera. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. Nikon P7000: New flagship compact unveiled, previewed
00:01 EDT - Nikon Inc. has today unveiled its latest enthusiast-oriented compact digital camera, the Nikon Coolpix P7000.

The Nikon P7000 is an entirely new design inside and out, with its heart being a a 10.1 effective megapixel CCD image sensor that rolls back the megapixel rating slightly in favor of improved noise characteristics.... (More)



Nikon S80: Stylish fourteen megapixel ultracompact
00:01 EDT - For its second Coolpix camera announcement of the day, Nikon Inc. has taken the wraps off the new Nikon Coolpix S80.

The Nikon S80 has a sleek, ultracompact body whose rear panel is dominated by a high-res 3.5-inch Organic LED display with electrostatic capacitive touch-panel. This serves as the main input device, with... (More)



Nikon's Coolpix S8100 digital camera. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. Nikon S8100: Update to S8000 focuses on image quality
00:01 EDT - For its third announcement of the day, Nikon Inc. has unveiled its new Nikon Coolpix S8100 digital camera, an update to its previous S8000 model that seems focused on improving image quality.

Unlike its predecessor, which used a standard CCD, the Nikon S8100 is based around a backside-illuminated CMOS image sensor, which places its circuitry on the reverse (non-light gathering) side, offering... (More)



Tuesday, September 7, 2010

SpyderLensCal helps fix finicky focus
14:56 EDT - Lawrenceville, NJ-based DataColor has announced a new tool to help with digital SLR autofocus calibration, the Datacolor SpyderLensCal.

Designed for use with camera bodies that include an autofocus microadjustment feature, such as can be found on prosumer and professional DSLRs from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, and Pentax, the SpyderLensCal... (More)



Kolo's logo. Click here to visit the Kolo website! Kolo photo contest continues
13:02 EDT - Photo album supplier Kolo LLC is conntinuing its monthly photo contest running through December 2010, and offering over $1,000 in cash prizes, price a variety of Kolo merchandise.

The Kolo Monthly Photo Contest has a different theme each month, with the September theme being "Yellow". Each month, entrants can submit up to ten photos matching the theme, and 15 winners... (More)



Carl Zeiss' logo. Click here to visit the Carl Zeiss website! PRESS RELEASE: Optical Specialist Expands Offering of Accessories for Photographers
12:42 EDT - Filters and camera straps from Carl Zeiss OBERKOCHEN, GERMANY – September 7, 2010 – Carl Zeiss now offers photographers special accessories to support their work with ZEISS lenses. The new UV and POL filters from Carl Zeiss are optically and mechanically tailored to the high-quality ZEISS SLR lenses and protected against light reflections with the ZEISS T* multi-coating. Because good... (More)



Panasonic's Lumix DMC-LX5 digital camera. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. First Shots posted for Panasonic LX5!
10:56 EDT - We've just posted test shots for the Panasonic Lumix LX5, straight from the lab.

Compared to its predecessor, the Panasonic LX5 has an all-new lens, sensor, and image processor, among many other changes to the camera's image quality and handling. The new 1/1.63-inch CCD image sensor... (More)



Sunday, September 5, 2010

Canon EXPO 2010 Report
16:57 EDT - From August 31 to September 3, Canon representatives converged on New York City for the regional Canon EXPO 2010. Held every five years, Canon EXPO New York is one of three expos that will be held this year.

The next two regional Canon EXPOs in 2010 will be held in Paris and Tokyo, covering Europe and Asia. Canon's product line is broad, including far more than the photographic technology for which they're... (More)



Friday, September 3, 2010

Calumet Photographic's logo. Click here to visit the Calumet Photographic website! PRESS RELEASE: How to Make Money with Your Photography - Sponsored by Calumet Photographic Los Angeles
16:25 EDT - Calumet Photographic in Los Angeles, California presents Photo Rep and Author, Maria Piscopo’s one day workshop on marketing and self promotion, "How to Make Money with Your Photography" on Saturday, October 23, 2010. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 02, 2010 – Calumet Photographic in Los Angeles, California presents Photo Rep and Author, Maria Piscopo’s... (More)



Magix' Video Easy HD product packaging. Click here to visit the Magix website! PRESS RELEASE: MAGIX announces MAGIX Video Easy HD
13:54 EDT - Making high definition video almost too easy (September, 3rd 2010 – Reno) High Definition displays are common place now, as are Blu-ray and DVD players, there is hardly a household that does not have at least one of these devices. As the home equipment evolves so do the personal recorders used to create home videos. Many of the tools used to create and compile home videos are often complicated,... (More)



Thursday, September 2, 2010

Sony's Handycam DCR-SR15E camcorder. Photo provided by Sony Europe Ltd. PRESS RELEASE: Capture the Moment With New High-Zoom Handycam® Models
20:15 EDT - Light, Easy to Carry Handycam® DCR-SX15E and DCR-SR15E Crisp, clear Standard Definition video shooting on removable flash memory (DCR-SX15E) or HDD (DCR-SR15E) Powerful 50x optical zoom 6.7cm (2.7") Clear Photo LCD SteadyShot, Face Detection and video light Direct Copy to external hard drive and DVDirect Express compatibility for easy back-ups LONDON -- (Marketwire -- September... (More)



Sony's Bloggie Touch pocket video camera, front view. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. PRESS RELEASE: A 'Touch' Is All It Takes: Sony Unveils New Bloggie Camera
19:48 EDT - Device Allows Easy Sharing of HD Video and Photos via Social Networks SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1, 2010 – Making its worldwide debut today, Sony’s new Bloggie™ Touch enhances the pocket video camera category by making it even easier to preserve and upload life’s spontaneous moments. The Bloggie Touch (MHS-TS20 and MHS-TS10) captures full 1920x1080p high definition MP4 video and 12.8-megapixel... (More)



Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! PRESS RELEASE: Sony's New Digital Photo Frames Aren't Just For Pictures Anymore
19:31 EDT - New S-Frame™ Models Include Video AVCHD Playback, Other Innovative Features SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1, 2010 – Sony today announced three new S-Frame™ digital photo frames (models DPF-XR100, DPF-VR100 and DPF-D830) that let consumers keep their favorite memories close with innovative, high-quality features, including video playback and battery operated capabilities. The DPF-XR100 and... (More)



The European-market Xacti VPC-PD1, front view. Photo provided by Sanyo Sales & Marketing Europe GmbH. Sanyo PD1, PD2: Full HD dual cameras announced
17:37 EDT - Sanyo has announced two new Xacti Dual Camera models for the US and European continents that, if not the same product under different names, are at the least very closely related.

The US-model Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2 was first to be announced a couple of weeks ago, although we didn't catch the press release at the time. The European equivalent, the Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD1, followed up... (More)



Bibble 5 logo. Click to visit the bibble labs website! Bibble 5.1.1 update extends Raw support
15:31 EDT - Bibble Labs has today unveiled an incremental update to its RAW file converter Bibble, which adds further Raw file support and lens calibration parameters.

The new Bibble 5.1.1 adds support for the Sony Alpha A33, A55, A55V, and A560, as well as the Panasonic FZ40, FZ45, and FZ100. In addition, preliminary support has been added for the Canon EOS 60D. The... (More)



Adobe Premiere Pro update released
15:08 EDT - Adobe has released an update to the latest version of its professional non-linear video editing software, Premiere Pro.

The Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Suite 5.0.2 update is available for both the Windows and Macintosh platforms, with separate downloads on each platform for customers who purchased the software via electronic... (More)



Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A., The Pro Football Hall Of Fame And Archie Manning Ask Football Fans To Take Their Best Shot For Canon's "Why Do You Love Football?" Photo Challenge
14:44 EDT - Top Adult and Teen Photographers Earn Trip to Super Bowl XLV with Winning Photo Displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 2, 2010 – Kicking off today, Canon U.S.A., Inc, a leader in digital imaging, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame are looking for the best youth football photos from across America. Football fans are encouraged to pick up a camera this season... (More)



Seiko Epson Corporation Logo. Click to visit the Epson Japan  website! PRESS RELEASE: Epson Expands Signature Worthy Line of Media with Wider Selection of Rolls
14:04 EDT - Epson Signature Worthy Roll Media Now Includes Hot and Cold Press Papers in 17 to 60-Inch Widths and Exhibition Fiber Paper in 17 to 64-Inch Widths LAS VEGAS – Sept. 1, 2010 – Epson is expanding its Signature Worthy™ line of professional media for photographers and fine artists by offering a wider selection of roll-based products. Due to the growing popularity of Hot Press and... (More)



The Samsung HMX-T10 camcorder. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung's New Full HD Camcorder Reinvents The Way Users Record Memorable Moments
13:28 EDT - Samsung HMX-T10 Features a 20-Degree Slanted Lens for Unprecedented User Comfort Ridgefield Park, NJ (September 2, 2010) –Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today unveiled its groundbreaking HMX-T10 camcorder. The full HD HMX-T10 features an innovative and pioneering 20-degree Slanted Lens that ensures that the user can truly... (More)



Infotrends' logo. Click here to visit the Infotrends website! PRESS RELEASE: North American Consumer Digital Camera Market Faces New Demands and Challenges
12:38 EDT - (Weymouth, MA) August 25, 2010 . . . InfoTrends has just released its North American Consumer Digital Camera Forecast for 2010 – 2015. With the camera market beginning to mature, repeat purchases have become critical for sales, as 95% of all cameras purchased in 2009 were bought by households that already owned a camera. Although first-time buyers still represent an opportunity, the market is... (More)



The Digital Video Expo logo. Click here to visit the Digital Video Expo website! PRESS RELEASE: Digital Video Expo Expands Educational Program at Upcoming Event, Features Training on Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe CS5
12:34 EDT - Digital Video Expo 2010 -- PASADENA, Calif .-- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NewBay Media, a leading publisher of digital content creation media, today announced that it will once again partner with Weynand Training International, a Gold Level Apple Authorized Training Center located in Los Angeles, to offer hands-on professional-level training at its upcoming Digital Video Expo conference and trade show. The... (More)



JVC's logo. Click here to visit the JVC website! PRESS RELEASE: Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Suite 5 Update Offers Native File Support For .MOV Footage Shot With JVC ProHD Camcorders
12:14 EDT - WAYNE, NJ (September 2, 2010) – JVC Professional Products, a division of JVC U.S.A., today announced the new Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS5 software version 5.0.2 will provide native file support for .MOV files recorded by JVC ProHD camcorders. This version is a free update for Adobe CS5 customers and is available today from Adobe's website. Previously, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 provided native... (More)



Epson Stylus NX625 all-in-one. Photo provided by Epson America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Epson Stylus NX625 Delivers Superior All-in-One Performance and High-Speed Automatic Two-Sided Printing for the Home
00:06 EDT - LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 1, 2010 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing desktop printing solutions, today introduced the Epson Stylus® NX625, a powerful all-in-one with high-speed automatic two-sided printing. Ideal for busy households with multiple users and students who need an affordable all-in-one, Epson Stylus NX625 is also the world’s fastest... (More)



Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Panasonic's 16GB RP-SDY16G SDHC UHS-I memory card. Photo provided by Panasonic Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Introduces New 8GB* and 16GB High-Speed SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards
21:28 EDT - Berlin, Germany (September 1, 2010) – Panasonic announced today its newest 8GB1 and 16GB SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards – the RP-SDY08G and RP-SDY16G. UHS-I is the new standard for higher-speed Bus interface defined by the SD Association as part of the SD Memory Card Specification Ver.3.01, which provides up to 104MB/s performance. Both memory cards have maximum data transfer speed of up to 60MB/s2... (More)



OmniVision's logo. Click here to visit the OmniVision website! PRESS RELEASE: OmniVision Debuts Two New 2-Megapixel SOC Sensors To Support High-Volume Feature Phone Markets
20:14 EDT - OV2643 And OV2659 Add 720p HD Video And Excellent Low-Light Sensitivity To Further Extend Industry's Broadest 2-Megapixel Sensor Portfolio SANTA CLARA, Calif., — September 1, 2010 — OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced two new system-on-a-chip (SOC) CMOS image sensors, the OV2643 and OV2659. Both sensors... (More)



Manfrotto's logo. Click here to visit the Manfrotto website! PRESS RELEASE: Manfrotto School of Xcellence Hosts Free Webinar on Understanding Motion and Emotion in Sports Photography
18:37 EDT - Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes to Discuss Techniques Behind Taking the Perfect Sports Image Ramsey, N.J. (August 31, 2010)— Manfrotto School of Xcellence, a free resource for anyone who wants to learn more about photography, is proud to announce a free webinar titled “Sports Photography: Understanding Motion and Emotion,” which will take place on Thursday, September... (More)



Kubota Image Tools' logo. Click here to visit the Kubota Image Tools website! PRESS RELEASE: Kubota Image Tools Launches New "Artist Series" Of Instructional Style Books And DVDs With Premier Edition From Childrens Photographer Tamara Lackey
16:43 EDT - Tamara Lackey, widely praised for her award-winning child portraits, shares her step-by-step process, actions and tips for achieving stunning portraits Bend, OR – AUGUST 30, 2010 – Kubota Image Tools, provider of photographer-empowering creative imaging tools, workflow-saving solutions and educational offerings for photographers of all levels, today announced availability of the “Kubota... (More)



Redrock Micro's logo. Click here to visit the Redrock Micro website! PRESS RELEASE: Redrock Micro Brings Redrock|ops to Light: a New Concept in Cinema Rigs
15:53 EDT - Camo-style camera rigs for video DSLR cameras fuse form, style Hollywood, CA - Redrock Micro, the recognized leader in affordable professional-quality cinema accessories, today announced the new Redrock|ops line of accessories and rigs for video DSLR cameras. The Redrock|ops line is an entirely new concept in cinema equipment that fuses the durability of professional cinema equipment with modern... (More)



Singular Software's logo. Click here to visit the Singular Software website! PRESS RELEASE: Singular Software Pioneers New Path For Packaging And Distributing Presentation Videos
14:42 EDT - New Singular Software Presto application automates the daunting task of piecing together presenter and slideshow, yielding professional videos that are easy to share Vancouver, British Columbia – August 31, 2010 – Singular Software™, the award-winning developer of workflow automation applications for digital media markets, is pleased to announce the availability of Singular Software... (More)



Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon Unveils The Future Of Imaging At Canon EXPO 2010 New York
14:15 EDT - Once-Every-Five-Year Exhibition Demonstrates Recent Achievements In Imaging Technology And Offers A Glimpse Of Next-Generation Imaging For Homes, Offices and Medical Facilities New York, September 1, 2010 – Commencing a global showcase of its advanced imaging technologies that will include stops in Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today kicked off... (More)



Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron to release aberration correction Camera Raw plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 and Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3
12:37 EDT - September 1, 2010, Commack, NY –President and CEO of the optical equipment manufacturer Tamron Co. Ltd., Morio Ono announced today the release of their latest offering, an aberration correction function for Adobe Systems Incorporated’s software. The lens profile provided by Tamron will be used to make the plug-in for digital image editing software, Adobe® Photoshop® CS5, Camera... (More)



Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron's Great 60th Anniversary 60-Day Lens Giveaway: Sign Up For Tamron E-News And Be In It To Win It!
12:26 EDT - A Tamron SP 70-300mm Di VC USD to Be Given Away Each Day For The Next 60 Days Along With Four Other Prizes September 1, 2010, Commack, NY— To celebrate the company's 60 years of optical innovation and excellence, Tamron USA has announced an unprecedented promotional program designed to reward the legions of photo enthusiasts and loyal Tamron fans residing in the USA who have helped to make... (More)



Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! PRESS RELEASE: Sony increases production capacity for image sensors including back-illuminated and large sized CMOS image sensors
12:15 EDT - -- Investing approximately 40 billion yen in production facility to supply image sensors mainly for smartphones and digital cameras -- September 1, 2010, Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation (hereafter, "Sony") today announced that Sony would invest approximately 40 billion yen into Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation's Kumamoto Technology Center (hereafter, "Kumamoto TEC"), to... (More)

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