News entries for November, 2011

Perfect365 now available for iPhone, iPad

The Perfect365 logo. Click here to visit the Perfect365 website!Multimedia software developer ArcSoft, Inc. has announced immediate availability of its recently-announced Perfect365 application on Apple's iOS operating system.

Best known to digital photographers for its PhotoStudio, MediaImpression, and Panorama Maker apps which ship with many digital cameras from a variety of manufacturers, ArcSoft introduced Perfect365 for Windows a...

Seim Effects Announces Availability of Silver Shadows 2

Seim Effects' logo. Click here to visit the Seim Effects website!A new Lightroom® presets toolkit from Gavin Seim for creating stunning black-and-white images with precise control of delicate tonality, shadows, highlights, and hues

Soap Lake, WA, (November 17, 2011) - Seim Effects Photo Tools announces availability of the new Silver Shadows 2 black-and-white toolkit for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® at an...

CyberLink Releases “Video and Photo Creative Collection” All You Need to Turn Videos and Photos into Masterpieces

CyberLink's PhotoDirector 2011 product packaging. Rendering provided by CyberLink Corp.Taipei, Taiwan—November 17, 2011 — CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today launched its new solution for digital videography and photography – Video & Photo Creative Collection. The value-priced collection combines the world’s fastest video editing software PowerDirector 10, and our new professional-quality photo software PhotoDirector 2011, together allowing...

Pentax Q Available In Largest Wired Store Ever

 

The Pentax Q compact system camera. Photo provided by Pentax Imaging Co. Click to read our Pentax Q review.Times Square WIRED Store to feature 10,000 square feet of hot holiday gadgets, art installations and special events from November 18 – December 24

New York, NY (November 17, 2011) – Tech aficionados, gadget junkies and holiday shoppers can rejoice when The WIRED Store returns to New York City in a new location in the heart of Times Square from...

HotPrints to cease operations

HotPrints' logo. Click here to visit the HotPrints website!Cambridge, UK-based photo book company HotPrints Ltd. yesterday announced that it will cease operations from the end of the month, according to a post in the company's support forums.

Since late 2009, HotPrints has offered photo books under an unusual, ad-supported business model that initially saw Facebook users receive one free photo book each month. By mid-2010, this...

2011 Gift Guides Tomorrow!

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Our annual newsletter exclusive Gift Guides will be published tomorrow.

We'll be publishing our 2011 Camera Gift Guide and 2011 Grab Bag Gift Guide in tomorrow's Newsletter.

The Camera Guide includes mini-reviews with links to the full reviews and current prices for 33 cameras. And the Grab Bag contains the same detail for about 59 other items, including a peek at a...

Nikon Launches ‘my Picturetown Pad’ App for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch

Nikon's logo. Click here to visit the Nikon website!Melville, N.Y., November 16, 2011 – Today, Nikon Inc. announced its new my Picturetown Pad App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch1 is now available on the App Store. The app gives users of Nikon’s my Picturetown (www.mypicturetown.com) image sharing and storage service a convenient way to access their captured photos and movies from the convenience of...

Nikon Launches iP-PJ Transfer App for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch

Nikon's logo. Click here to visit the Nikon website!Supports The New COOLPIX 1200pj with Built-In Projector Allowing Users to Project Content from iOS Devices

Melville, N.Y., November 16, 2011 – Nikon Inc. has announced the release of the iP-PJ Transfer App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch1, now available on the App Store. The app enables users to project content stored on an iPhone or iPod touch using...

Canon U.S.A. Provides Updates On EF Lens Availability

Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website!

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., November 16, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced updated availability information for three of its EF lenses:

  • Canon EF 200‐400mm f/4L IS USM EXTENDER l.4x lens availability yet to be determined

  • Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM lens availability yet to be determined

  • ...

Belkin LiveAction Camera Accessories and App Instantly Capture and Share Content

Belkin's logo. Click here to visit the Belkin website!PLAYA VISTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Belkin provides consumers with the capability to instantly capture and share life’s most spontaneous moments with the newly announced LiveAction Camera accessories for the iPhone and iPod touch. Experience a better way to snap photos and record video with products including the LiveAction Camera Grip and LiveAction...

Fujifilm Showcases The Extraordinary X10 At PhotoPlus Expo 2011

Fujifilm's logo. Click here to visit the Fujifilm website!The New FUJIFILM X10 and FUJIFILM X100 Attracted Large Crowds, and Visitors Were Excited to See All of Fujifilm’s Imaging Technology and Products on Display

VALHALLA, N.Y., November 16, 2011 – Earlier this month at PhotoPlus Expo 2011 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, FUJIFILM North America Corporation was proud to showcase the...

Adobe debuts Touch Apps for Android

Adobe's logo. Click here to visit the Adobe website!Adobe Systems Inc. has today announced immediately availability of its Adobe Touch Apps products--including Adobe Photoshop Touch--for the Android platform.

Announced last October at the MAX 2011 conference, the Adobe Touch product line includes six apps designed to be controlled using either finger or stylus input. The first to ship was Adobe Ideas, which actually...

Panasonic FZ150 review posted!

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 digital camera. Copyright © 2011, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved.We roundly criticized the Panasonic FZ150's 14-megapixel predecessor as quite a step back when compared to Panasonic's other ultrazoom digital cameras, but they're back with a significantly improved design that actually reduces resolution and improves image quality enough to put them back in the winner's circle. The FZ150's excellent optics, 3-inch LCD, and solid build are...

Dxo Filmpack 3.1 Adds Creative Rendering, Enhanced User Interface

DxO Labs' logo. Click here to visit the DxO Labs website!Special discount on DxO FilmPack 3.1 now through Dec. 24

PARIS -- Nov. 15 -- DxO Labs has announced the immediate availability DxO FilmPack 3.1, the latest version of its silver halide simulation software. DxO FilmPack 3.1 adds a line of 25 new creative renderings and an improved user interface.

For world-renowned photographer Sebastiao Salgado,...

Mother Knows Best: Tamron USA Launches Mom-to-Mom Project

Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website!Interactive Exhibits Showcase Photography Tips and Imaging Inspiration by Moms, for Moms at MyPhotoExhibits.com

November 15, 2011, Commack, New York ― There’s a reason why Mom often doesn’t appear in the family photo album: She’s usually the one taking the pictures. Tamron USA, Inc., leverages the unique photographic perspective of this dynamic...

Panasonic: New firmware for Power Zoom lenses

Panasonic's logo. Click here to visit the Panasonic website!Panasonic Corp. has today announced new firmware for its two Lumix G X lens models, which offer power zoom functionality that makes them well-suited for video recording.

In both cases, the new firmware for the LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS14042) and LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS45175) brings improved...

WPPI 2012 Educational Seminars Feature Top-Notch Professional Photographers

The WPPI 2012 logo. Click here to visit the WPPI website!Photographers from around the world congregate in Las Vegas, NV, starting February 16, 2012 to learn from the best of the best

Hollywood, CA (November 14, 2011) – Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) announces today that the best professional photographers in the business will be featured speakers during its annual convention and...

Lens Review: Nikon 55mm f/2.8 AIS Micro-Nikkor

Nikon 55mm f/2.8 AIS Micro-Nikkor lensOur lens review for today is the Nikon 55mm f/2.8 AIS Micro-Nikkor. Thirty-one years after its introduction, the manual focus Nikon macro lens is still in production, and still sought after as a standard in the macro field. Has it been superseded by modern technology? Find out in our review...

Manfrotto Introduces the New 502 Professional Video Heads

Manfrotto's logo. Click here to visit the Manfrotto Distribution website!502 Pro Heads Offer Videographers and Photographers Two Versatile Solutions to Satisfy Their Shooting Needs

RAMSEY, N.J., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Manfrotto, world leader in the design of equipment and accessories for the photography and imaging industry, is pleased to introduce the new 502 professional video heads to their family of...

Canon 100 HS review posted!

Canon PowerShot 100 HS digital camera. Copyright © 2011, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved.True to form, Canon doesn't skimp on its low-end ELPH digital cameras, and with the Canon 100 HS, they outdid themselves! The slim pocket camera offers a wide array of special features, including Handheld Night Scene, Full HD video, and HDMI output to name just a few. Its 28mm-equivalent wide angle lens is a treat, making the PowerShot 100 HS a great digital camera for...