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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FX01 digital camera. Courtesy of Panasonic, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Hands-on Preview posted for Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1
18:24 EST - The Panasonic Lumix TZ1 is a nice little camera at a great price, with a 10x, optically stabilized zoom lens, high ISO Scene mode, and large LCD.

The large 2.5-inch LCD screen, while less accurate than most, is great for sharing your photos with friends, and makes the menus easier to see. From startup to cycle times, the Panasonic TZ1's performance... (More)

Corel's logo. Click here to visit the Corel website! PRESS RELEASE: Just In Time for the Holidays: Corel® Partners with Vialta to Create a Photo Enhancement and Digital Picture Frame Bundle
16:41 EST - The Ultimate Gift for Any Digital Camera Owner Combines Photo Enhancement Tools with Digital Picture Frames that Play Slideshows of Entire Photo Collections OTTAWA - November 29, 2006 - Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE) today announced a special holiday bundle aimed at consumers with burgeoning digital photo collections: award-winning Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo XI digital photo enhancement... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: New microSD Card Connector Introduced by 3M
16:18 EST - AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has introduced a new connector for microSD cards that has a 1.85 mm profile height, one of the lowest in the industry. Further, the 3M microSD Card Connector 2900 Series from the 3M Electronic Solutions Division measures 11 mm x 15 mm x 1 mm, with an actual footprint of 14.0 mm x 14.2 mm x 0.8 mm, the smallest form factor available. Companion to the popular microSD... (More)

Two more lens tests posted on!
15:38 EST - Test results for two great lenses from Sigma today, a stellar prime and very nice tele zoom.

Today's two lenses from Sigma are both excellent, but the 150mm f/2.8 macro is really exceptional. If you're a macro shooter, you really owe it to yourself to check this one out! We're starting to get... (More)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

DxO's logo. Click here to visit the DxO website! PRESS RELEASE: Leading Image Quality Evaluation Tool DxO Analyzer Now Supports Measurement of RAW Images
14:51 EST - New DxO Analyzer version 3 strengthens its leadership as the only comprehensive, operator-independent solution to evaluate image quality from camera phones and digital cameras Paris, France - November 28, 2006 - DxO Labs today announces the immediate availability of DxO Analyzer version 3, adding groundbreaking innovations to the product's image quality evaluation and analysis capabilities: DxO Analyzer... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: ChangeWave Survey Shows Increased Holiday Spending, with a Big Focus on Consumer Electronics
12:32 EST - According to the latest ChangeWave Research Holiday Spending survey, Americans will be finding more presents under their tree this year than last - and lots of them will be consumer electronic devices. Overall consumer spending is finally improving. Importantly, spending for the holidays looks significantly better than it did a year ago, with 36% of respondents saying they'll spend more (up 9 percentage... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Energizer's New Dock & Go™ Arrives in Stores in Time for Holiday Gift Giving
12:17 EST - ST. LOUIS, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 -- For the digital dad, gadget guy and high-tech guru, Energizer, the No. 1 selling brand in rechargeable NiMH products, now offers the new Energizer® Dock & Go™ Charger. The Dock & Go Charger comes with two portable charging pods that each hold four AA or AAA rechargeable (NiMH) batteries. It can charge up to eight batteries in sequence... (More)

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Canon's PowerShot SD900 digital camera. Courtesy of Canon, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Hands-on Preview posted for Canon PowerShot SD900 Digital ELPH
18:24 EST - Megapixel counters will be drawn to the 10 megapixel sensor on the Canon SD900, the most yet on a Digital ELPH.

But there are other cool new features on this little ELPH worth noting besides its taut titanium skin: ISO settings as high as 3,200, Face recognition, and Category image tagging, to name a few. Designed... (More)

Friday, November 24, 2006

LEICA.GIF PRESS RELEASE: Leica: Upgrade for the Leica M8 Available
12:39 EST - Since delivery of the Leica M8 started as of the end of October 2006 we have received the endorsement of many happy users. Nevertheless, in some fairly rare situations, some annoying effects may occasionally occur. Even though these artifacts neither happen often nor to everyone we want to eliminate the effects by providing the following solution. Issues reported as 'Banding' and 'Mirror/Ghost images'... (More)

Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! Sony: More CCD service advisories
09:39 EST - Sony Japan has today published an update to an existing service advisory (first distributed in October 2005) which reports potential problems with CCD image sensors used in a variety of Sony products.

According to the update, which currently seems to be available only in the Japanese language, the defect may potentially be found in an additional eight digital camera models which went on sale from 2003... (More)

Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! Canon expands digicam service advisory
08:51 EST - Japanese camera giant Canon Inc. has recently updated a service advisory it first published last year, adding further models that may be affected by CCD sensor problems.

According to the updated advisory, available on the company's US website (as well as other regional Canon websites), an additional eleven digital camera models may now be eligible for free service regardless... (More)

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

2006giftguide.jpg Our Holiday Gift Guide Adds Mike's Grab Bag
20:55 EST - Our newsletter editor rounds up his favorite books, bags, accessories, printers, scanners -- everything that isn't a camera -- in our 2006 Grab Bag Gift Guide.

Joining our 2006 Holiday Gift Guide, published earlier this week with our top camera picks in several categories, is a collection of gift ideas that spans everything for an accessory lens to some cool... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Pixel Dragons Announces New Release Of Image Genius Professional™
14:47 EST - Woking, Surrey, UK, 21-11-2006 - Software Company Pixel Dragons Ltd, specialists in batch digital image processing announces their latest update of Image Genius Professional 3.0.6. This latest release of Image Genius Professional not only incorporates some minor bug fixes but also includes some additional functionality based on customer feedback. Image Genius Professional is a powerful, easy to use... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Iridient Digital Releases Raw Developer 1.6 for Mac OS X
11:59 EST - Iridient Digital has released Raw Developer 1.6, a major update to its Raw image conversion software for Mac OS X. The update brings numerous performance improvements throughout the application including much faster initial file loading and support for image preview caching. Three new noise reduction filters have been added for better handling of images shot at higher ISO settings or from cameras... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Boinx Integrates Aperture Library into FotoMagico
11:51 EST - Version 1.8 reads Aperture 1.5 format libraries to create sophisticated slide shows MUNICH, Germany -- Nov. 22, 2006 -- FotoMagico 1.8 now integrates libraries from Apple's Aperture software in the Images tab so that photos in the Aperture Library can be accessed directly from within FotoMagico. The addition of the "New with Template" command makes it easier for users to create slide shows with the... (More)

Olympus' Stylus 750 digital camera. Courtesy of Olympus, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Express Review posted for Olympus Stylus 750
06:48 EST - Slim, light, and all-weather, the extremely stylish Olympus Stylus 750 is both a beauty to behold and wonderful to hold.

Its 7.1 megapixel sensor, 2.5 inch screen, and 5x zoom are impressive digital camera specifications, indeed. The Olympus Stylus 750 is further graced by a unique guide mode that helps you through its extensive... (More)

Hands-on Preview posted for Canon PowerShot A640
05:57 EST - Canon PowerShots have always been reader favorites, valued for their user-friendly design, excellent photo characteristics, and good build quality.

The Canon PowerShot A640 combines all the best of the A-series, with an impressive 10 megapixel CCD, a very good quality 4x optical zoom lens, and a big articulated LCD. The Canon A640 offers everything... (More)

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

RealViz's Stitcher logo. Click here to visit the RealViz website! PRESS RELEASE: REALVIZ® Introduces Stitcher® Unlimited 5.5 DS, Including 2-Shot Fisheye Stitching
15:00 EST - Sophia Antipolis, France (November 21, 2006) - REALVIZ®, a leader in image processing software development, is pleased to announce the availability of Stitcher® Unlimited 5.5 DS ("Double Shot"), which offers the ability to automatically stitch 2-shot fisheye photos. Stitcher Unlimited DS delivers the most versatile and accessible solution for a wide variety of industries, for the creation of... (More)

September Photo of the Month Winners
13:38 EST - We chose "Self Portrait," "Young Ruby," and "Oxygene_14" as Photo of the Month contest winners for September. Congratulations to Meryl Darsey, Ellen Devenny, and Pero Velinovski!

September was yet another great month of Photo of the Day winners, and we made our choices with the usual tardiness due to the incredible lot of cameras and lenses we have to review! Thanks again to all... (More)

Monday, November 20, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: eStarling Launches First Wi-Fi Digital Photo Frame That Can be Automatically Updated from Photo Websites via RSS Feeds
11:32 EST - Device Operates Independently of a PC; Dedicated Email Address Allows Users to Email Photos Directly to Frame MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This year, eStarling, Inc. ( is offering the perfect holiday gift to help you stay better connected to your loved ones. The company announced today the availability of eStarling, the first wireless digital photo frame that enables users to automatically... (More)

Canon drops Rebel XT pricing
10:10 EST - Canon USA has announced a price drop on its EOS Digital Rebel XT model that will put $100 back in the pockets of prospective customers.

Effective immediately, the Rebel XT is now available priced at $599.99 for the body-only kit, or $699.99 with a bundled EF-S 18-55mm lens. The adjustment in pricing sees the Rebel XT priced at just $100... (More)

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Deck the Halls with Printed Photos This Holiday Season
09:50 EST - Kodak Survey Says Recipients Treasure and Save Personalized Photo Gifts; Prefer Gifts from the Heart ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 16 -- As people look for the perfect holiday card to send and gift to give this season, it's often the simple photo that touches people's heart the most. More than half of consumers prefer receiving personalized photo greeting cards, with 84 percent saving those cards from family... (More)

Sunday, November 19, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: Photography Exhibition at the New York Hall of Science Explores Architecture and Industrial Design
14:48 EST - Queens, N.Y. - Over 50 photos taken during the last five decades will be featured in Photographic Perspectives on Architecture and Industrial Design, on display at the New York Hall of Science from November 18, 2006 - January 15, 2007. The exhibition explores industrial and architectural sites created by corporate entities that document historic and modern achievements. The show is composed of work... (More)

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Nikon D40 shots up + Shooter's Report
23:13 EST - We spent a little extra time Friday and Saturday working on the D40 test shots. I went out and grabbed some galleries and Luke did some lab work to get you sample images from our production D40.

I had a good time shooting with the D40 and D80 at the same time. The D40 has a great quality feel and is fun to shoot with. I could easily see it as a wonderful take-everywhere SLR, though every time... (More)

Two more lens tests posted on!
13:22 EST - After a too-long hiatus caused by the last-minute preview-writing rush for the Nikon D40, I posted test results for two new lenses today. There should be one or two more coming before the Thanksgiving next week, so stay tuned!

The unexpected announcement of the Nikon D40 earlier this week threw a major monkey-wrench into the workflow and posting plans for both IR and That, combined with an ongoing push to try... (More)

Friday, November 17, 2006

rotation360.jpg PRESS RELEASE: Think Tank Photo Releases New Concept in Gear Accessibility
17:47 EST - SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Think Tank Photo announced today a revolutionary new concept in gear accessibility for photographers, the rotation360° backpack. This concept "breaks the barrier" about which photographers in the field constantly complain: that they have to remove their backpack in order to access the contents inside. With the rotation360°, in seconds a beltpack can be rotated from inside... (More)

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Light Crafts Releases LightZone 2.0
13:30 EST - The new release includes three new tools, a number of enhancements and "significantly improved performance."

Light Crafts today released version 2.0 of its $249.95 cross-platform image editor based on the Zone System. According to Light Crafts, "There are new tools in the latest version of LightZone including... (More)

Nikon's D40 digital SLR. Copyright © 2006, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Hands-On Preview posted for the Nikon D40!
01:22 EST - Now it can be told: One of the worst-kept secrets of the internet over the last couple of weeks can now officially be talked about, and we have a full report prepared for you!

Although we've only had our hands on a prototype of the new Nikon D40, we can say that we've been mightily impressed with what we've seen. Smaller than any Nikon DSLR to date, the new D40 is nonetheless... (More)

Nikon's D40 digital SLR. Copyright  2006, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Nikon announces D40 DSLR (UPDATED)
01:00 EST - The rumors have been swirling for a while now, but today it's here - Nikon has announced the D40, a camera that couples aggressive pricing with a feature-set that's been optimized for the entry-level photographer.

The Nikon D40 retains the six megapixel image sensor used in the D50, housed in a body that sets an impressive benchmark among its Nikon DSLR siblings in terms of miniaturization. Body size and weight... (More)

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak EasyShare Gallery Offers New PhotoShow DVD Product Just In Time For The Holidays
00:22 EST - Through a Partnership with Simple Star, Kodak Customers Can Make Their Own Entertaining Mini Movie Featuring Personal Touches Like Music, Transitions and Customizable Packaging EMERYVILLE, CA-November 15, 2006-KODAK EASYSHARE Gallery, the leading online photo service (with more than 50 million members), announced the addition of the PhotoShow DVD For KODAK EASYSHARE Gallery to its family of high quality... (More)

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Kingston Technology's logo. Click to visit the Kingston website! PRESS RELEASE: Award-Winning Documentary Photographer Colin Finlay Shares Techniques To Master Available Lighting
17:11 EST - World's Leading Photographers Reveal Tips and Techniques at Kingston 'Icons of Photography' Website Fountain Valley, CA - November 15, 2006 - Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, announces that leading documentary photographer Colin Finlay will reveal his latest tip on Kingston's 'Icons of Photography' Website. Finlay, fresh from a three-month educational... (More)

Dave Etchells on Digital Photography Show
16:51 EST - Imaging Resource Founder and Publisher Dave Etchells recently made a guest appearance on the "Digital Photography Show", a podcast hosted by Scott Sherman and Michael Stein.

The hour-long podcast included live-from-the-floor coverage of the PhotoPlus Expo, and Dave discussed what he felt to be the standout products at the show (which was the first chance for many US photographers... (More)

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Express Review posted for Canon PowerShot SD40 Digital ELPH
19:54 EST - There are few cameras more stylish than the Canon PowerShot SD40 Digital ELPH, the colorful little shooter that is the replacement for last year's popular 5 megapixel Canon SD30.

The Canon SD40 upgrades its image sensor to 7 megapixels while adding several new features, including Canon's fast DIGIC III processor, and new Face Detection technology that can find and focus on up to... (More)

Full Review posted for Kodak EasyShare V603
19:26 EST - Like the rest of Kodak's EasyShare line, the V603 boasts a simple-to-understand user interface that keeps the fun in point-and-shoot digital photography.

The Kodak V603's unique design is stylish and its small size makes it a perfect camera for anyone on the go. Featuring a competent Auto setting with 22 Scene modes, the Kodak V603 is perfect for point-and-shoot... (More)

SLRgear Sweepstakes! Win $1,700 cash, or a Canon or Nikon DSLR system!
12:30 EST - Heading into the Holidays (and extending a bit beyond), we're pleased to announce a sweepstakes for everyone posting user reviews to!

While most people visit for our unique lens test reports, a major feature of the site is user reports, written by people like you. To both encourage new postings and reward those who've already... (More)

Monday, November 13, 2006

MemoryMiner Updated to Version 1.2
17:46 EST - Tell your digital story with Google Maps and an improved Web viewer.

MemoryMiner, the digital asset story teller software for the Mac, has just been updated to version 1.2 by John C. Fox. Among the more impressive features is integration with Google Maps and an improved... (More)

Ricoh announces Caplio RR730
17:28 EST - At the end of last week, Ricoh unveiled a new digital camera model from its global headquarters in Japan.

The Ricoh Caplio RR730 is an approachable-looking seven megapixel digicam with a 3x optical zoom lens and Secure Digital storage slot (plus 32MB of built-in memory). Images must be framed (and of course,... (More)

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Canon's PowerShot SD800 IS digital camera. Courtesy of Canon, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Hands-on Preview posted for Canon PowerShot SD800 IS Digital ELPH
14:21 EST - If you're tired of red-eye and relying on flash, the Canon SD800 IS digital camera is your prayer answered.

The Canon SD800's built-in image stabilization combined with the high ISO sensitivity extends available light, non-flash photography into the darker realms. But don't be so dazzled with the SD800's stabilizing... (More)

Friday, November 10, 2006

Courtesy of Maha, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. PRESS RELEASE: Maha Announces a Battery Charger-Analyzer from the Future!
08:52 EST - La Verne, CA - Nov 8, 2006 -- Maha Energy, the maker of Powerex batteries and chargers, is pleased to announce its most significant product in five years: MH-C9000 WizardOne Battery Charger & Analyzer. Suitable for the casual consumer users, enthusiast and professionals, WizardOne is capable of charging, conditioning, analyzing, cycling, forming and discharging one to four AA or AAA batteries, all... (More)

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FX3 digital camera. Copyright © 2006, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3
15:27 EST - Though it may look like a budget model on paper, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 has a stylish and compact high-end look with great functionality thanks to Panasonic's exclusive imaging technology.

The Panasonic FX3 is based around a 6-megapixel sensor and Leica-branded 3x optical zoom lens with effective focal lengths of 35 - 105mm. Exclusive to Panasonic, the FX3 boasts MEGA O.I.S. image stabilization,... (More)

The PhotoPlus Expo logo. Courtesy of Photo District News. Click here to visit the PhotoPlus Expo website! Catching the Buzz at PhotoPlus 2006
08:48 EST - New York City, November 2-4 - If you're a professional or aspiring professional photographer, New York City’s the place to be in early Fall when the annual PhotoPlus Expo Photography & Design Conference sets up shop at the Jacob Javits Center.

This year's show attracted over 200 manufacturers and upwards of 25,000 visitors for three days (Nov. 2-4) of product demonstrations, photography seminars, and hands-on time with some of the latest photo... (More)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Casio's EXILIM CARD EX-S770 digital camera. Courtesy of Casio, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. PRESS RELEASE: Casio Expands Line of DivX Certified Digital Cameras
12:32 EST - The EXILIM® Card EX-S770D Provides High Quality DivX Video Capture Interoperable with Millions of Devices SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DivX, Inc. (NASDAQ:DIVX) announced today that Casio will introduce a new model to its line of DivX Certified digital still cameras in Europe. The DivX Certified Casio EXILIM® Card EX-S770D model will be available online throughout Europe in November. The new... (More)

Nikon's logo. Click here to visit the Nikon website! Nikon D40 Rumor Mill
10:15 EST - There's been a lot of buzz about the Nikon D40 recently. We'll naturally have full details posted immediately, if/when they become publically available; here's why we're not pointing to the rumors in the meantime.

Thanks to an apparent leak by a German camera distributor, the web has been abuzz for the last week or so with rumors of a new DSLR from Nikon, the D40. Like other legitimate sites, we maintain relationships... (More)

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: Trimble Introduces TrimPix Technology for Digital Cameras
12:17 EST - SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2006 Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced it has added TrimPix™ technology to its Mapping & Geographic Information System (GIS) handheld product line. TrimPix technology makes it easy to link high-resolution digital photographs to GIS features using selected Nikon cameras. TrimPix technology is being showcased at Trimble Dimensions Users Conference in Las Vegas and... (More)

Samsung's NV3 digital camera. Courtesy of Samsung, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Express Review posted for Samsung NV3
11:50 EST - Samsung's NV3 is a striking compact digital camera that evokes both the retro look of a Leica rangefinder and the modernism of an iPod nano.

More than a camera, the Samsung NV3 doubles as an MP3 and video player that can handle text files, too. The Samsung NV3 even has stereo speakers and a headphones for enjoying movies and multimedia presentations;... (More)

PNY's logo. Click here to visit the PNY website! PRESS RELEASE: PNY Announces The Launch Of Its New 2GB xD-Picture Card™ By Olympus
11:35 EST - With the emergence of higher performance xD-Picture Card™ compatible digital cameras and thanks to its Olympus partnership, PNY Technologies enlarges its xD-Picture Card™ range launching the 2GB capacity. Introducing 2GB storage capacity in its xD-Picture Card™ range, PNY now meets all customers' needs: digital camera owners can now take 1,000 shots (with a camera resolution of 8... (More)

Monday, November 6, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: Kepmad Systems Releases ImageBuddy v3.5.0
15:19 EST - Kepmad Systems today released ImageBuddy v3.5.0 a free upgrade. ImageBuddy's simple and intuitive interface lets you rotate, size, crop, mask and layout your digital photos for printing in just a few simple click. Version 3.5.0 adds Universal Binary support for Intel and PPC based computers and new Crop and Scale controls for Page Layouts. ImageBuddy offers Drag & Drop from iPhoto, greatly extending... (More)

Canon's PowerShot A710 digital camera. Courtesy of Canon, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Review posted for Canon PowerShot A710 IS
11:11 EST - Let's take a moment to applaud the introduction of optical image stabilization in the A-Series with the Canon PowerShot A710.

Nothing helps improve photography more than some form of shake compensation, and the A710 has what it takes to stabilize your low light shots. Canon's retention of an optical viewfinder on the PowerShot... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Gartner Says Nearly 50 Percent of Worldwide Mobile Phones Will Have a Camera in 2006 and 81 percent by 2010
10:07 EST - UK, Egham, November 2, 2006 — Worldwide sales of camera phones will account for 48 percent of total worldwide mobile phone sales in 2006, growing to 81 percent by 2010, according to new forecasts from Gartner Inc. Worldwide sales of camera phones, which have almost tripled since 2004, will reach 460 million in 2006, an increase of 43 percent from 2005. This trend is set to continue, leading to... (More)

Friday, November 3, 2006

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Prevails in Patent Suit with Ampex
14:17 EST - ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced that the Federal Court in the District of Delaware yesterday granted summary judgment on Kodak's behalf in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Ampex Corporation, ruling that Kodak's digital cameras do not infringe a patent owned by Ampex. The decision ends the nearly two-year litigation in the District Court, although... (More)

Apple Releases Aperture 1.5.1
11:39 EST - The new version delivers over 100 fixes for reliability and performance "in all areas" in the 128.6 MB update.

Apple has released an update to Aperture to address "numerous issues related to overall reliability and performance in all areas of the application." The update is not compatible with the trial version... (More)

Thursday, November 2, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: O'Reilly Announces the Winners of the 2006 Photoshop Cook-Off Contest
20:32 EST - NEW YORK, NY -- O'Reilly Media has announced the winners of the Photoshop Cook-Off Contest at PhotoPlus Expo 2006. Grand Prize Winner Suzanne Pitts and ten additional winners in five categories were selected from hundreds of submissions created by Photoshop aficionados. Entrants excitedly responded to the opportunity to "cook" their digital entries using "recipes" from any of five O'Reilly Cookbooks.... (More)

Fujifilm's logo. Click here to visit the Fujifilm website! PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm Leads The Way In Digital Cameras At PhotoPlus 2006
14:41 EST - FinePix S5 Pro Makes US Debut; Acclaimed S3 Pro UVIR and Face Detection Technology Also Demonstrated PhotoPlus Expo 2006, New York, NY, November 2, 2006 - FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. is showcasing the highly anticipated FinePix S5 Pro digital-SLR camera at PhotoPlus Expo 2006 in New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, November 2nd - 4th. PhotoPlus Expo 2006 marks the first public North American... (More)

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Fuji cuts FinePix F20, F30 pricing
16:00 EST - Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. Inc. has today lowered pricing on its FinePix F20 and F30 digital cameras.

We reviewed the F30 last August, and at the time noted that: "The Fujifilm Finepix F30 is the latest digital camera on the market to prove there's more to a great camera than just megapixels. Though the... (More)

Lindman Releases QPict 7
12:23 EST - A new design adds drag-and-drop simplicity to this powerful and attractive Mac digital asset manager.

Rune Lindman Development has released QPict 7.0, "the biggest update in the history of QPict," according to the company. Version 7.0 of the Macintosh digital asset manager is a Universal Binary with several... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Popular Photography, American Photo, Inside Media Network to Broadcast PhotoPlus Expo
12:03 EST - Inside Digital Photo Premiers with Full Coverage from the show floor at the Javits Center in New York City NEW YORK, NY/CARSON CITY, NV -- November 1, 2006 -- Inside Media Networks and its official media content partners -- Popular Photography & Imaging and American PHOTO Magazines along with publisher Hachette Filipacchi Media US -- announce the launch of an innovative broadcasting concept at one... (More)

Casio's EXILIM CARD EX-S600D digital camera. Courtesy of Casio, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Review posted for Casio EXILIM EX-S600
11:32 EST - While just about all of its competitors have been making waves recently their with own ultraslim models, Casio continues to churn out new sliver-sized cameras with capable feature-sets in its EXILIM "Card" line.

One of the latest is the six-megapixel Casio EXILIM EX-S600. If you haven't seen a Casio slim camera in awhile, it's easy to forget how nicely crafted and solidly built these models are. The Casio EX-S600... (More)

Corel's logo. Click here to visit the Corel website! PRESS RELEASE: Corel® Debuts The Snapfire™ "I'm Finally Going To Do Something With My Photos" Giveaway Contest
10:42 EST - Grand Prize Winner Receives a Share Package with a New Canon Powershot 8MP Digital Camera and an Apple 30GB iPod with Video Playback Weekly Winners Receive Cool Giveaways, Such as a Canon PIXMA iP 4300 Photo Inkjet Printer and Gift Certificates from Webshots and OTTAWA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corel Corporation today debuted the Snapfire "I'm Finally Going To Do Something With My Photos" Giveaway... (More)

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