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Friday, July 31, 2009

The DXG-533V HD Riviera edition in black. Photo provided by DXG USA. PRESS RELEASE: New DXG Luxe Collection High Definition Video Cameras Gain Celebrity Attention as First Couture Camcorder
20:42 EDT - Celebrities Court the New DXG-Riviera and DXG-Soho From the Luxe Collection for High Quality Video and Fashionable Designs CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - July 28, 2009) - The latest fashion in consumer electronics is the couture camcorder from DXG, garnering early attention from celebrities such as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Constance Zimmer and Julia Delpy. The DXG Luxe Collection is a new line... (More)

Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 M.Zuiko lens. Review: Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 M.Zuiko
18:19 EDT - The Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 M.Zuiko is the kit lens for the new Olympus E-P1 micro four-thirds camera. The lens has an innovative "stowaway" design which allows the lens to retract into a very small and portable package. For such a small lens, how does it perform? Click here for our full review of this lens.

Delkin's logo. Click here to visit the Delkin website! PRESS RELEASE: Delkin Fat Gecko Mini Camera Mount Gets Extreme Results
17:43 EDT - Poway, Calif., July 30, 2009 - Delkin Devices, Inc. adds a smaller version of their award winning Fat Gecko to its line of camera mounts, the Fat Gecko Mini. The Fat Gecko Mini uses one suction cup to attain a powerful suction that makes video and photography capture possible from almost any smooth surface.  With an incredibly strong locking suction and a universal mounting screw the Fat Gecko... (More)

MemoryMixer's logo. Click here to visit the MemoryMixer website! PRESS RELEASE: MemoryMixer Digital Scrapbooking Software Rated #1 for Mac and PC Users
16:33 EDT - MemoryMixer by Lasting Impressions is the "TopTen Gold Award Winner" for Digital Scrapbooking Software for both Mac and PC users. Woods Cross, Utah (PRWEB) July 31, 2009 -- MemoryMixer, an easy-to-use scrapbooking software by Lasting Impressions, a Woods Cross-based scrapbooking company, has won the "Gold Award" from for Digital Scrapbooking Software... (More)

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Lucidiom's logo. Click here to visit the Lucidiom website! PRESS RELEASE: Lucidiom Unveils New APM 3700 Photo Kiosk Model
17:21 EDT - APM 3700 Packs Lucidiom’s Trademark Technological Power Into Sleek New Design Vienna, Va., July 29, 2009 – Lucidiom announced the company has introduced a new APM photo kiosk model, the APM 3700.  Debuted at the recent PRO Show, the APM 3700 is the latest in Lucidiom’s popular retail photo kiosk line.  The APM 3700 combines all the technology of its predecessor, the APM... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Master Digital Black and White Photography With a New eBook from Luminescence of Nature Press
17:10 EDT - Photographer and author Jason P. Odell, Ph.D. announces the immediate release of "The Photographer's Guide to Silver Efex Pro", a comprehensive resource for making black and white images with the popular plug-in module by Nik Software, Inc. The 218 page, interactive eBook guides photographers through all the features of Nik Silver Efex Pro software, including hidden tools and functions.... (More)

AppMobi's logo. Click here to visit the AppMobi website! PRESS RELEASE: AppMobi Brings Wireless Real-Time Bluetooth Photo Sharing to the Apple iPhone
13:20 EDT - This new iPhone application allows iPhone users to avoid a common problem that happens when showing photos to friends - friends flipping through all photos and finding embarrassing or private photos not meant to be shared. PhotoBeamer shares photos with up to 3 other iPhones ir iPod Touches wirelessly, with full control over which photos get shared and whether the receiver can save. Lancaster, Penn.... (More)

Independent Photo Imagers' logo. Click here to visit the IPI website! PRESS RELEASE: IPI Window Display Contest Showcases Excellence In Marketing
13:11 EDT - Fujifilm Joins in Recognizing Dazzling Storefront Merchandising Henderson, NV, July 10, 2009 –Independent Photo Imagers (IPI)  recognized winners of the IPI Window Display Contest at their annual Members Meeting and Trade Show this week at the Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, NV. The contest, driven by contenders’ ability to promote their photo business and increase store traffic,... (More)

June POTD Winners Chosen!
11:32 EDT - We're happy to announce the monthly winners of our Photo of the Day contest for June, 2009.

"Into the Abyss," "Eurasian Black Vulture," and "Kitchen Window" were chosen as our June winners. Congratulations to Jeffrey S. Rease, Gerri Jones, and Diane Blackford! Without further ado, here's the... (More)

Nikon's D300s digital SLR. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. Nikon refreshes D300 design with movie capabilities
00:00 EDT - Alongside the launch of its newest entry-level digital SLR, Nikon Inc. has today announced an update to its mid-range D300 DSLR in the form of the new Nikon D300s.

The Nikon D300s offers dual media capability, with slots for both Type-I CompactFlash cards and Secure Digital cards, including the higher capacity types. The change does mean that Type-II CompactFlash... (More)

Nikon's D3000 digital SLR. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. Nikon's new entry-level DSLR: D3000 unveiled
00:00 EDT - Nikon Inc. has today announced the D3000 - a replacement for its existing D40 model, which for a little over two years has marked the entry point to the company's digital SLR lineup.

The Nikon D3000 features a new body with slightly more rounded shoulders and a larger 3.0-inch LCD panel on its rear face. The control layout is near-identical to that of the D40, ensuring owners of the... (More)

Nikon's AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens. Photo provided by Nikon Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Nikon Further Refines DX And FX Lens Favorites
00:00 EDT - The Professional 70-200mm f/2.8 and the Wildly Popular 18-200mm DX Receive Optical Enhancements and VR II to Benefit a Variety of Photographers MELVILLE, N.Y. (July 30, 2009) Nikon today announced the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR II and the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II, two telephoto zoom lenses further refined to provide photographers with exceptional optics for outstanding image... (More)

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Pentax posts K-7 firmware v1.01
23:46 EDT - Pentax Imaging Co. has released a firmware update for its K-7 single lens reflex digital camera which adds a new custom function.

Available for download from the Pentax website, Pentax K-7 firmware version 1.01 has but one change listed in the official release notes, but it is one that fulfils a common request from many initial... (More)

IntertechPira's logo. Click here to visit the Image Sensors 2009 website! PRESS RELEASE: Image Sensors 2009 Announces Final Program and New Interactive Brochure
12:57 EDT - Introducing the final program for Image Sensors 2009 taking place October 13-16th, 2009 in San Diego, CA USA and IntertechPira's green alternative to the paper brochure. Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 27, 2009 -- IntertechPira is pleased to announce the Image Sensors 2009 conference and exhibit, taking place October 13-16, 2009 at the Hotel Solamar, in San Diego, CA. The 3rd annual international event... (More)

Synology's logo. Click here to visit the Synology website! PRESS RELEASE: Synology® Releases New iPhone® Application DS photo on Apple App Store
12:14 EDT - Synology America Corp. today announced the availability of their new iPhone™ application, DS photo which is available to download for free on the Apple® App Store. Redmond, Wash. (Vocus/PRWEB ) July 28, 2009 -- Synology America Corp. today announced the availability of their new iPhone™ application, DS photo, which is available to download for free on the Apple® App Store. DS photo... (More)

Synology's logo. Click here to visit the Synology website! PRESS RELEASE: Synology Announces Partnership with Equus to Sell Complete Synology Systems
12:13 EDT - Synology® America Corp, a global provider of network attached storage devices for the SMB market, entered into an agreement with Equus to sell Synology's network attached storage devices to the channel. Redmond, Wash. (Vocus/PRWEB ) July 28, 2009 -- Synology® America Corp, a global provider of network attached storage devices for the SMB market, entered into an agreement with Equus to sell... (More)

Benro's logo. Click here to visit the Benro website! PRESS RELEASE: Benro Tripods Available in the United States
12:04 EDT - Elmsford, NY - July 28, 2009 - Photographers looking for a new tripod face a bewildering assortment of brands and models, from the cheap and flimsy to the outrageously overpriced. Fortunately, Benro, who has been manufacturing tripods for more than 10 years (and has the #1 market share in their home country of China), offers high quality tripods, monopods and heads that are built to professional standards... (More)

Monday, July 27, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: Bradshaw Consulting Services Releases New Photo Collection, Management Software For GIS Users
14:07 EDT - HyperPic.MOBILET integrates with existing GIS infrastructures, makes it easy to add multiple photos to new or existing features AIKEN, S.C. - July 27, 2009 - Bradshaw Consulting Services, Inc., a global provider of Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions for commercial and government clients, today announced the release of HyperPic.MOBILE photo management software. HyperPic.MOBILE simplifies... (More)

Western Digital's logo. Click here to visit the Western Digital website! PRESS RELEASE: WD® Puts One Terabyte in the Palm of Your Hand With New My Passport™ Essential™ SE Portable Drives
12:51 EDT - LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD® (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new one terabyte (TB) and 750 gigabyte (GB) capacity My Passport™ Essential™ SE Portable USB Drives. Available now at WD's online store (, the new drives feature a titanium silver finish and put massive storage capacity in the... (More)

Panasonic Lumix FZ35 replaces FZ28
11:00 EDT - Panasonic has today replaced its popular Lumix FZ28 digital camera with the closely related Lumix FZ35.

The Panasonic Lumix FZ35 increases the sensor resolution slightly to twelve megapixels, while retaining the previous camera's Leica DC Vario-Elmarit-branded 18x optical zoom lens. In the FZ35, though,... (More)

Panasonic unveils Lumix FP8 ultracompact
11:00 EDT - Panasonic has today revealed its Lumix FP8 digital camera which features an inch-thick compact body.

The twelve megapixel Panasonic Lumix FP8 is a stylish ultra-compact camera with a Leica DC Vario-Elmar branded 4.6x optical zoom lens. The FP8's lens features a 28mm wide angle and Panasonic's new POWER... (More)

Panasonic announces 8x zoom Lumix ZR1
11:00 EDT - Panasonic has today announced its Lumix ZR1 digital camera which features an inch-thick compact body.

Offering twelve megapixel resolution, the Panasonic Lumix ZR1 is said to be the first digital still camera to use an aspheric lens element with a thickness of just 0.3mm. This allows the combination of... (More)

Review: Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DX
09:41 EDT - It took Nikon a few years, but they've finally arrived at the 10mm ultrawide party with the 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 AF-S DX ultra-wide angle zoom lens. Nikon has had wide-angle covered for some time with the very capable 12-24mm f/4; does the new lens replace it? Click here to read our full review of this lens.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Future Shop's logo. Click here to visit the Future Shop website! PRESS RELEASE: Future Shop invites Canadians to trade-in their old digital cameras for deep savings on new ones
16:04 EDT - Used digital cameras to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and RMJQ BURNABY, July 24 /CNW/ - Since digital cameras entered the Canadian market, they have made a tremendous impact in our lives by capturing life's milestones, fun times and precious moments. For those looking to improve the technology of their current digital camera, now is the time to visit their local Future Shop store and make... (More)

Altek's T8680 camera phone. Photo provided by Altek Corp. PRESS RELEASE: altek Leads the World with Launch of the most cutting-edge 3x Optical Zoom Camera Phone
13:37 EDT - (23 July 2009, Beijing) Under the banner “Hands Across the Strait - Towards A Brilliant Future”, the Cross Straits Summit on the Optics Industry and altek Market Strategy Press Conference opened in Beijing on July 23rd. Chairman of the Association for Relations across the Taiwan Strait (ARATS), Chen Yunlin, attended the summit and delivered an important keynote address. altek announced... (More)

Photography.Book.Now's logo. Click here to visit the Photography.Book.Now website! PRESS RELEASE: Photography.Book.Now Opens People's Choice Voting
12:46 EDT - Awards Ceremony and meet-ups announced in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and London SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Photography.Book.Now International Juried Competition today opened voting for the People's Choice Award. Anyone may now visit the Photography.Book.Now Bookstore and vote for their favorite photography book through August 20, 2009. Photography.Book.Now, presented by Blurb®,... (More)

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Nikon D3X digital SLR. Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Nikon D3X brought to final review status!
19:14 EDT - We've actually had full sample images and test results for the Nikon D3X up for over a month now, but hadn't finalized the review with our usual detailed pro/con list, a final conclusion, etc.

That's done now, and our earlier conclusion stands: The Nikon D3X delivers the highest image quality of any camera we've tested to date. Its combination of resolution, color fidelity, and noise performance... (More)

CDWinder's logo. Click here to visit the CDWinder website! PRESS RELEASE: Geotags, Photo and Media Management with CDWinder - New version 5.6.1 Released
15:12 EDT - Andreas Becherer Engineering today released version 5.6.1 of their media asset management solution CDWinder for Windows. Offering new features like integrated geotagging and video thumbnails, and improving performance and stability. Wiesbaden, Germany (PRWEB) July 23, 2009 -- CDWinder, one of the leading media cataloging applications for the Windows platform, receives a further update today. CDWinder... (More)

Nikon D5000 service program begins
13:46 EDT - Last week, we told readers about a service advisory published by Nikon Inc. for users of its D5000 digital SLR.

The problem relates to an electronic component which causes the camera to fail to switch on when using a fully-charged battery or the EH-5a AC adapter with EP-5 power connector. The issue is said to relate... (More)

Western Digital's logo. Click here to visit the Western Digital website! PRESS RELEASE: WD® Introduces Educational Creative Masters Program Featuring World-Class Artists
12:55 EDT - Bruce Dorn, Colin Finlay and Peter Read Miller Bring Decades of Experience and Success to Share Photo Tips, Workflow Processes and Importance of Backing Up Priceless Files and Documents LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD® (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, is launching the WD's new Creative Masters Program, an educational program that will share... (More)

AsukaBook's logo. Click here to visit the AsukaBook website! PRESS RELEASE: AsukaBook USA Announces New Products
12:23 EDT - In addition to a new book format and increased design opportunities, completed AsukaBook orders now ship in 3 weeks guaranteed Bend, OR (July 23, 2009) – AsukaBook USA, producer of the finest quality coffee table style books, announces a new album choice, a new book size available in all lines and faster turnaround time on orders for professional photographers and designers looking to offer... (More)

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS digital camera. Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Canon SD960 IS!
10:25 EDT - Short, simple, and compact, the Canon SD960 is a digital camera with very few controls and a smart autoexposure system that can handle just about anything.

The Canon SD960 IS automatically detects faces, motion, and distance, and can assess conditions well enough to assign a preset Scene mode or employ Image Stabilization. The PowerShot SD960's 2.8-inch widescreen... (More)

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Pikcal's logo. Click here to visit the Pikcal website! PRESS RELEASE: Time Factory Publishing Launches New Venture,
22:40 EDT - New venture provides a customizable photo experience consumers will "relish" Indianapolis (Vocus/PRWEB ) July 18, 2009 -- Time Factory Publishing has launched a new online photo Web site, (pronounced pickle), offering consumers a chance to store and share photos and create fully customizable photo products. The new Web site offers access to professional photos, providing pictures... (More)

A-Data's logo. Click here to visit the A-Data website! PRESS RELEASE: A-DATA Unveils the Industry-leading Turbo series SDHC Class 10 memory card
17:10 EDT - Taipei, Taiwan – July 22, 2009 - After the exciting release of its 600X CF card at Computex 2009, A-DATA Technology Co. Ltd, the worldwide leader in DRAM module and Flash application products announced today another industry-leading memory card – Turbo series SDHC Class 10 memory card. It supports the new SD Association’s new class 10 specification with a dramatic performance improvement... (More)

Fujifilm's FinePix S1500fd digital camera. Photo provided by Fujifilm USA Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm launches FinePix S1500 digital camera in India
16:41 EDT - FUJIFILM India Pvt. Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, Japan, which is one of the world’s largest photographic solutions company, has announced the availability of its latest digital camera, Fujifilm FinePix S1500 in India. Perfect for advanced amateur photographers, the 10 Megapixel FinePix S1500 is a super-zoom compact with wide-angle versatile Fujinon 12x optical zoom... (More)'s logo. Click here to visit the website! PRESS RELEASE: International Online Photo Sharing Service Launches its Indian Version
16:35 EDT - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Wednesday, July 22, 2009 -- (Business Wire India) -- The international photo sharing site has launched - a new website that makes free and private sharing of digital photos with friends and family more accessible to people in India. “ has proven its strength over the years. The goal of is to make free online photo sharing... (More)

Fujifilm logo. Click to visit the Fujifilm website! PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm Expands Digital Photo Printing And Fulfillment Operations In Response To Growth In U.S. Photo Specialty Business
14:25 EDT - New Digital Lab Facility in Greenwood, South Carolina Brings Jobs to Region Valhalla, NY, July 22, 2009 – FUJIFILM U.S.A. Inc. today announced that Fujifilm’s primary US manufacturing and distribution complex, located in Greenwood, SC, will serve as home to a new, state-of-the-art digital print services and fulfillment operation. The company will soon begin modification of facilities at... (More)

Fuji S200EXR brings Super CCD EXR sensor to an SLR-like body
00:01 EDT - Fujifilm has today announced its S200EXR digital camera, which replaces the company's previous S100FS model.

The Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR marks the first time the company's Super CCD EXR image sensor has been offered in an SLR-like body, albeit one with a fixed lens. The Fuji S200's sensor offers the ability... (More)

Fuji announces long-zoom compact F70EXR
00:01 EDT - Fujifilm has today announced its first entry in the long-zoom compact digital camera market and the replacement for its FinePix F60, the Fuji F70EXR.

Based around a powerful Fujinon-branded 10x optical zoom lens with a useful 27mm wide angle, the Fuji F70 has a maximum aperture that varies from F3.3 at wide angle to F5.6 at telephoto. Inside the F70EXR's... (More)

Fuji announces FinePix Z37
00:01 EDT - Continuing its raft of announcements for the day, Fujifilm has revealed a replacement for its style-conscious FinePix Z30fd digital camera.

The new Fujifilm FinePix Z37 has a slightly smaller body that includes a 3x optical zoom lens and a ten megapixel CCD image sensor. The Fujifilm Z37 offers ISO sensitivity ranging up to a maximum of ISO... (More)

Fuji announces FinePix J38
00:01 EDT - Announcing its latest J-series model, Fujifilm has today revealed the FinePix J38 digital camera.

The Fujifilm FinePix J38 has a 3x optical zoom lens and a twelve megapixel CCD image sensor, and offers sensitivity ranging as high as ISO 1,600 equivalent at full resolution. Images and movies are framed... (More)

Fuji announces two A-series digicams
00:01 EDT - Fujifilm has today announced its latest two A-series digital cameras, the Fujifilm A170 and Fujifilm A220.

Based around ten and twelve megapixel image sensors respectively the Fuji A170 and Fuji A220 both feature Fujinon-branded 3x optical zoom lenses. Both cameras eschew true mechanical image stabilization,... (More)

Olympus' STYLUS-7010 digital camera. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. Olympus announces Stylus-7010!
00:00 EDT - Olympus has today announced a new digital camera that is quite closely related to the Stylus-7000 model it announced at the start of the year, in the form of the Olympus Stylus-7010.

The most notable differences between the two are to be found in their choice of lens and LCD display. Where the Olympus 7000 opted for a 7x optical zoom lens with a rather limited 37mm wide-angle, the... (More)

Olympus: Three new FE-series digicams
00:00 EDT - Olympus America Inc. has today announced three new digital cameras for its FE series - the Olympus FE-46, Olympus FE-4000 and Olympus FE-5020.

The three cameras are closely related, with the lowest-cost model of the group being the FE-46 at a pricepoint of just around $100. The Olympus FE-46 couples twelve megapixel resolution with a 5x zoom... (More)

Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: New Canon Hybrid IS world's first image stabilizer to compensate for two types of camera shake
00:00 EDT - TOKYO, July 22, 2009—Canon Inc. announced today the development of Hybrid Image Stabilizer (IS), the world's first* optical image stabilization technology that compensates for both angle camera shake and shift camera shake. The technology will be featured in interchangeable single lens reflex (SLR) camera lens planned for commercial release before the end of 2009. Several different preventative... (More)

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Epson's logo. Click here to visit the Epson website! PRESS RELEASE: Epson® Prints Stunning Outdoor Photography Exhibition "In Motion" to Inspire Performances at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics
10:17 EDT - To Mark the 12th IAAF World Championship in Athletics, Berlin 2009, 125 Years of Sport Photography to Be Displayed on Berlin's Boulevard "Unter Den Linden" from 23rd July - 23rd August TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Official Partner of the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Berlin 2009, Epson in cooperation with the non-profit organisation Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH, will be transforming... (More)

ColorMunki Photo logo. Click here to read our ColorMunki Photo review! PRESS RELEASE: X-Rite ColorMunki Award-winning Color Management System Enhances Workflow Options With Latest Version
09:59 EDT - ColorMunki 1.1 Offers Advanced Features, Incorporates More Flexible Options & Complete Color Control For Both Photo and Design Users GRAND RAPIDS, Mich--(BUSINESS WIRE)--X-Rite, Incorporated (NASDAQ: XRIT), the world leader in color management and measurement technologies, announces an all-new 1.1 software for its award-winning ColorMunki Photo & Design, (, now expanded... (More)

Assimilate's logo. Click here to visit the Assimilate website! PRESS RELEASE: SCRATCH Features Support for RED's Latest Color Science and Firmware at REDucation Training Event
09:47 EDT - ASSIMILATE Sponsors First RED-Approved REDucation Training Event (July 20, 2009) At the first RED-approved REDucation training that debuts in Los Angeles on July 20 - 26 at the LA Center Studios, ASSIMILATE will demo SCRATCH with support for RED's latest Build 20 color science and firmware in its real-time SCRATCH-RED 4K Workflow. ASSIMILATE, a leading sponsor of the REDucation event, has been at... (More)

Monday, July 20, 2009

Fun in the Sun with Digital: Waterproof/Tough Camera Roundup!
1:43 EDT - Just in time for those lazy mid/late-summer days at the beach, pool, or lake, we've published a comprehensive roundup of all the waterproof/tough cameras currently on the market. We put them all through our standard test protocol, but focused most of our attention on how they actually worked at the beach, pool, etc. If you need a camera that'll keep working despite repeated dunking, and/or stand up... (More)

Pandigital's logo. Click here to visit the Pandigital website! PRESS RELEASE: Pandigital Unveils New PanTouch Clear Frames with Floating LCD and Full Touch-Screen User Interface
13:41 EDT - Dublin, California and Reading, UK, 20 July, 2009 – Pandigital, the number one provider of digital photo frames (DPFs) in the US, is pleased to announce the European launch of its PanTouch Clear line of digital photo frames, which deliver a dramatic new design marked by creating the perception of ‘floating’ digital images. Measuring just a third of an inch in terms of width, these... (More)

Leica Camera AG logo. Click to visit Leica's US website! PRESS RELEASE: Buy a New M-Lens* and Save!
12:16 EDT - Save from $200 to $500! 07/16/2009 - Leica Camera Inc. is offering customers who purchase selected M-Lenses* a mail-in rebate. The mail-in rebate amounts vary from $200 to $500. This promotion started on May 1, 2009 and ends on August 14, 2009. The mail-in rebate for a brand new Leica M-Lens* is: $5,000 and more and get $500 back (mail-in rebate) $4,000 to $4,999 and get $400 back (mail-in rebate)... (More)

Lexar Media's logo. Click here to visit the Lexar Media website! PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Media Announces Next Generation Crucial Solid-State Drive Products
12:10 EDT - New M225 Solid-State Drive Series Boasts Read Speeds up to 250MB/sec and Write Speeds up to 200MB/sec Crucial® M225 Solid-State Drive (SSD) Key Messages: Fastest, highest capacity Crucial SSDs to date Available in capacities of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB Featuring an industry standard 2.5-inch form factor, and a SATA 2.0 (3Gb/s) interface Excellent alternative to the traditional hard drive –... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Launched Today Promises a One-Stop Shop for the Marketing of Intellectual Property
12:08 EDT - A Web site for these hard times! SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Web site has been launched, promising its users a place to market their intellectual properties such as photos, videos, music, writings, inventions, musical groups, and even news stories to prospective buyers.'s business model has been designed to provide a site for writers, journalists, inventors, artists,... (More)

JVC's logo. Click here to visit the JVC website! PRESS RELEASE: JVC Professional Products Offers ProHD Media Storage Kit
11:41 EDT - WAYNE, NJ (July 20, 2009) – JVC Professional Products, division of JVC U.S.A., has introduced the ProHD Media Storage Kit, a complete storage solution for SDHC media cards that are used to record footage from the company’s new GY-HM100 and GY-HM700 camcorders. Memory cards are stored in 3x5-inch sleeves made of static-resistant polypropylene. Each ProHD Media Sleeve holds up to three cards... (More)

Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6 SAM lens. Review: Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6
09:40 EDT - In May 2009, Sony released four new lenses as part of a transition away from mechanically-based focusing designs. The new lenses, of which the Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6 was one, use Sony's SAM (Smooth Autofocus Motor) system. The lens ships with the new Sony A230 camera body kit and is also available separately. We've had a chance to play with the lens and put it through its paces in our lab: click here to read our full review of the Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6 DT SAM lens.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Millenniata's logo. Click here to visit the Millenniata website! Millenniata claims DVD-compatible discs will last for 'centuries'
16:48 EDT - An article from Provo, Utah's Daily Herald newspaper describes the development of a new storage technology that's being billed as an archival medium with a lifetime that is measured in the centuries, yet is backwards-compatible with all standard DVD drives.

Dubbed the M-ARC 'Millennial Archive Disc', Millenniata Inc.'s discs are expected to reach market later this year, and are the result of work first started at Brigham Young University. They have a claimed... (More)

Ricoh GX200 firmware update released
13:40 EDT - Japan's Ricoh Co. Ltd. has released a firmware update for its GX200 digital camera that corrects a couple of bugs in the device's operation.

The first change in Ricoh GX200 firmware v1.25 fixes a problem whereby the orientation information may be incorrectly recorded on images shot using the camera's long-time exposure function. A second bug... (More)

Friday, July 17, 2009

Olympus StylusTough 8000 digital camera.  Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Olympus TOUGH 8000!
17:40 EDT - As part of our our roundup of tough/waterproof cameras, we've completed a review Olympus Stylus 8000, which leads that company's lineup in that category.

Olympus pioneered the "tough" concept in digital cameras, so it's no surprise that the Olympus 8000 leads all others in the field, in at least one of its specifications against each competitor... (More)

Olympus Stylus TOUGH 6000 digital camera.  Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Olympus TOUGH 6000!
17:37 EDT - As part of our roundup of tough/waterproof cameras, we've completed an Express Review of the Olympus 6000.

This is the middle model in Olympus' 3-camera waterproof lineup, but it doesn't rise to the level of the dominant Olympus 8000. Our particular sample apparently had a problem with a tilted sensor chip,... (More)

Olympus Stylus-550WP digital camera.  Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Olympus 550WP!
17:33 EDT - As part of our roundup of tough/waterproof cameras, we've also posted an Express Review of the Olympus 550WP.

This model represents the bottom end of Olympus' waterproof line, offering a waterproof rating to 10 feet, but lacking the toughness ratings of its more expensive siblings, the Stylus Tough 6000 and 8000.... (More)

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP digital camera.  Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Fuji Z33WP!
17:29 EDT - Finally, the last newly-reviewed model in our roundup of tough/waterproof cameras is the Fuji Z33WP.

The Fuji Z33WP is roughly tied with the Olympus 550WP as the least-expensive waterproof model on the market, but each have their own strengths and weaknesses. We felt that the Fuji Z33WP won on the basis... (More)

O'Reilly's logo. Click to visit the O'Reilly website! PRESS RELEASE: Architectural Photography - New from Rocky Nook
17:08 EDT - Composition, Capture, and Digital Image Processing Santa Barbara, CA—Architectural photography is more than simply choosing a subject and pressing the shutter release button; it’s more than simply documenting a project. An architectural photograph shows the form and appeal of a building far better than any other medium. With the advent of the digital photographic workflow, architects are... (More)

Fuji updates F200EXR firmware
15:31 EDT - Fujifilm Corp. has released an updated version of firmware for the Fuji F200EXR digicam.

The main change in Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR firmware v1.10 is that the performance of the camera's Super Intelligent Flash is said to have been improved. At the same time, the Fujifilm F200EXR firmware... (More)

PocketWizard's logo. Click here to visit the PocketWizard website! PRESS RELEASE: PocketWizard Releases Latest Firmware v4.300 for ControlTL
14:34 EDT - v4.300 addresses 5D Mark II performance issues and other performance improvements July 10, 2009 - South Burlington, VT - PocketWizard has released the latest ControlTL firmware update; version 4.300. This update addresses several performance issues, especially with the Canon 5D Mark II camera and is recommended for all MiniTT1™ and FlexTT5™ owners. To install this update, simply connect... (More)

Verbatim's logo. Click here to visit the Verbatim website! PRESS RELEASE: Verbatim Fires Up Portable Hard Drive Performance with New SureFire FW800/USB2 HDD Line
13:57 EDT - CHARLOTTE, NC (July 15, 2009) – Verbatim® Americas, LLC an industry leader in the data storage industry for 40 years, announced today its new SureFire™ line of portable combo FW800/USB2 HDDs. Available now with capacities of 250GB, 320GB and 500GB, the rugged palm-sized drives combine power, convenience and the reliability of the Verbatim brand with a compact, sleek design. With the... (More)

LaserSoft's logo. Courtesy of LaserSoft Imaging Inc. Click here to visit the LaserSoft website! PRESS RELEASE: SilverFast HDRi - the ideal 64Bit Archive-Format for images containing the maximum Dynamic Range now also includes Dust and Scratches information from the Scanner's Infrared Channel.
12:55 EDT - Kiel - LaserSoft Imaging is releasing the new SilverFast 6.6.1, the first software world-wide that generates perfect raw data from negatives and slides. In order to generate perfect digital RAW data scanned from your originals, LaserSoft Imaging has developed a new 64 bit HDRi format for SilverFast 6.6.1 which not only contains complete image data but also has embedded the dust and scratch information... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Scott Kelby’s Second Annual Worldwide Photo Walk Sets a New Record – 27,000 Photographers Walking in 915 Cities
12:31 EDT - Largest Global Social Event for Photographers Ever Organized TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Sat., July 18, Scott Kelby’s Second Annual Worldwide Photo Walk® takes place in more than 915 cities from the U.S. to Portugal, to Russia, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, South America to Saudi Arabia with more than 27,000 photographers participating. Registration is free and open to all photographers... (More)

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Nikon posts D5000 service advisory
16:59 EDT - Nikon Inc. has published a service advisory relating to a potential power control issue with its D5000 digital SLR.

According to the company, the issue is specific to cameras with certain serial number ranges, and a serial number lookup tool will be available from July 23rd on Nikon's website to allow customers to... (More)

Funtastic Photos' logo. Click here to visit the Ohanaware website! PRESS RELEASE: Ohanaware releases Funtastic Photos 1.0.6 for Mac OS X.
15:26 EDT - Jhangle, Pingtung, Taiwan (July 16th 2009) -- Ohanaware, specialists in photo editing software, announced the immediate availability of an update to their flagship product "Funtastic Photos". Funtastic Photos is a user friendly Photo Editor for the Macintosh platform, with advanced effects engine and sharing capabilities. This update (free to existing customer) features a multitude of bug... (More) PRESS RELEASE: Worldwide OLED Revenues Forecast to Grow to $7.1 Billion by 2016; AMOLED Revenues Pass PMOLED in Q1 2009; Samsung #1 in OLED Shipments
14:58 EDT - AUSTIN, TEXAS, July 14, 2009—In its latest Quarterly OLED Shipment and Forecast Report, DisplaySearch forecasts the total OLED display market will grow to $7.1 billion by 2016, from $0.6 billion in 2008, with a CAGR of 36%. DisplaySearch also reported that in Q1’09 worldwide active matrix (AM) OLED revenue surpassed passive matrix (PM) OLED for the first time. AMOLED revenue is increasing... (More)

KwikPix's logo. Click here to visit the KwikPix website! PRESS RELEASE: Online Photo Printing Service With the Lowest Prices in Canada:
14:39 EDT - Initial order of 50 or more 4x6 photo prints is just 5 cents per print, unlimited. An excellent selection of photobooks and enlargements is also available. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Last week, announced the launch of Canada's newest online photo printing service, which enables Canadians (except residents of Quebec) to purchase quality 4x6 prints for only 5 cents a print -... (More)

Dazzboard's logo. Click here to visit the Dazzboard website! PRESS RELEASE: All Portable Devices, One Location: Dazzboard Debuts Public Beta of First Universal Media Management Webtop
14:32 EDT - Push and Pull Data Instantly Between YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, Mobile Phones, MP3 Players, Video and Digital Cameras, the PSP and Other Portable Devices From Any Windows PC With a Browser SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2009) - Today, Dazzboard introduced the first universal media management webtop application that streamlines media synchronization between the online world and... (More)

PNI Digital Media's logo. Click here to visit the PNI Digital Media website! PRESS RELEASE: PNI Digital Media and Walmart Canada Team Up to Offer Online Printing Services for Small Businesses
14:19 EDT - Instantly Make and Order Business Cards, Envelopes, Letterheads, Notepads and Photo Copies Using PNI-Powered Online Service VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2009) - PNI Digital Media (TSX VENTURE:PN)(OTCBB:PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in digital photography and media solutions for retailers, announces that it has teamed up with Walmart... (More)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

PhotoShelter's logo. Click here to visit the PhotoShelter website! PRESS RELEASE: PhotoShelter's Virtual Agency Helps Photographers Create Niche Photo Agencies
14:55 EDT - New features let photographers group images together and create branded stock photo agencies, enabling outdoor photography legends Wolfe, Mangelsen & Doubilet to launch WILD Photography. New York, NY, July 13, 2009 - PhotoShelter, the leader in portfolio websites, photo sales and archiving tools for photographers, today enhanced its Virtual Agency feature, which gives like-minded photographers... (More)

Zink's logo. Click here to visit the Zink website! PRESS RELEASE: ZINK Imaging Unveils Winners of 2009 Zero Boundaries™ Product Design Competition
14:29 EDT - Zero Ink® concepts break the boundaries of traditional printing - robotic printers and social media crawlers win first place BEDFORD, MASS., JULY 15, 2009 -- ZINK Imaging, makers of the award-winning ZINK® Zero Ink® digital printing technology, today publicly announced the winners of their first annual Zero Boundaries™ product design competition. The contest participants leveraged... (More)

Light Crafts' Aurora logo. Click here to visit the Light Crafts website! Light Crafts upgrades Aurora, gives 24-hour free promo
12:17 EDT - Light Crafts Inc. has released an upgrade to its imaging application Aurora, and four twenty four hours the company is simultaneously offering customers the opportunity to receive the program free of charge.

Aurora was first launched back in April, and at the time was available only on the Windows platform although a Mac OS version was promised. Today, that promise has been kept with the release of Aurora... (More)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Pentax updates Vista RAW codec
16:29 EDT - Pentax has today released an updated version of its RAW codec software for the Windows Vista operating system.

Pentax RAW codec enables preview of photos captured as Raw files using Windows Vista's explorer, without the need to process the files first. The previous version was released in November 2008, and offered... (More)

Zipix's logo. Click here to visit the Zipix website! PRESS RELEASE: Take High Quality Photos On The iPhone With Zipix Lite
15:37 EDT - BURLINGTON, MASS. - Avid and casual photographers alike can now produce high quality photos with Zipix Lite, a new application initially available only on the iPhone. Using proprietary technology, Zipix Lite allows consumers to instantly and automatically enhance their photos. Available exclusively from the iPhone Application Store, the new iPhone edition of Zipix Lite provides a variety of features... (More)

DualAlign's logo. Click here to visit the DualAlign website! PRESS RELEASE: Powerful Image Registration and Recognition Software Unveiled for Medical, Satellite, and Defense Imaging Industries
15:14 EDT - Image Registration and Recognition Software developed by Dr. Charles Stewart at DualAlign LLC is breaking new ground in medical imaging, satellite imaging and defense imaging. The breakthrough software is helping professionals automatically align and stitch images even if the originals were taken from different cameras, of varying scale, in different modalities, at different distances, with physical... (More)

GigaTribe's logo. Click here to visit the GigaTribe website! PRESS RELEASE: Gigatribe Partners With DivX To Offer Unlimited Personal Video Streaming
14:57 EDT - GigaTribe’s Leading Peer to Peer File-Sharing Community Now Provides Instantaneous Video Streaming of Entire Personal Video Libraries on the Road July 14, 2009, Suresnes, France – GigaTribe, the free community file sharing software, announced today that it has partnered with DivX to integrate the DivX Web Player within GigaTribe for unlimited personal video streaming... (More)

How To Photograph Your Baby logo. Click here to visit the How To Photograph Your Baby website! PRESS RELEASE: Renowned Photographer And Author Of "How To Photograph Your Baby" Nick Kelsh Reveals Simple Secrets Behind Beautiful Baby Photos
14:32 EDT - New How-To DVD Advises Parents to Get Closer, Use Natural Light, and Keep the Camera Clicking for Professional Photo Results Philadelphia, PA – July 14, 2009 – For millions of proud new parents, snapping frame-worthy photos of their babies often resulted in disappointment, frustration and ultimately a costly trip to the local portrait studio.  Nick Kelsh, renowned photographer and... (More)

Nik Software's logo. Click here to visit the Nik Software website! PRESS RELEASE: Nik Software Adds Comprehensive Online Webinar Program to its Educational Offerings
14:00 EDT - Free summer webinars offer information, insights and tips on using Nik Software products San Diego, CA (July 14, 2009) — Nik Software announces today its Summer 2009 Webinar schedule. These six free hour-long educational webinars, starting July 14th and continuing through mid-September, will cover a range of photography topics including weddings, wildlife, portraits, landscapes, and fine... (More)

Samsung: Two new SL-series digital cameras
09:00 EDT - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has today announced two new SL-series digital camera models, the Samsung SL720 and Samsung SL502.

The new cameras are fairly closely related, with both sharing 12.2 megapixel resolution and 5x optical zoom lenses, but where the higher-spec Samsung SL720 opts for a 28 - 140mm wide zoom, the Samsung... (More)

Samsung's HMX-U10 high-definition camcorder. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Announces New Camcorders That Put HD Video Recording And Viewing In The Palm Of Your Hand
09:00 EDT - Ultra Compact HMX-U10 Camcorder takes full-HD Video and 10 MP Stills; K-Series featuring the SMX-K40 and SMX-K45 offer near full-HD Upscaling and HDMI Connectivity RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. – July 14, 2009 – Samsung Electronics America Inc. today introduced new camcorders that make recording and viewing video in HD easy. The HMX-U10 is an ultra compact camcorder that records in full-HD and... (More)

Monday, July 13, 2009

Cosina's logo. Click here to visit the Cosina website! Cosina: Two new Micro Four Thirds adapters
16:39 EDT - Japan's Cosina Co. Ltd. has announced two new adapters that will allow use of Voigtländer and Carl Zeiss lenses with Nikon F and Pentax K mounts on Micro Four Thirds camera bodies.

The new F and K Micro Four Thirds adapters follow on from the VM Micro Four Thirds adapter announced last March. As with that device, there is no electrical connection passed through by the new adapters... (More)

Sony's 32GB Memory Stick PRO HG Duo card. Photo provided by Sony Europe. PRESS RELEASE: Bigger, Faster, Better: The New Super-High Capacity 32GB Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX
15:37 EDT - Highest available capacity – 32GB comes to Memory Stick HX family Super-fast 20MB/second data transfer significantly shortens the wait Perfect for High Definition camcorders – or anyone handling large volumes of images Sony has launched the largest-ever capacity Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, crowning the range with a massive 32GB model. Memory Stick HX already delivers impressive speed,... (More)

Sony's Handycam HDR-CX520V camcorder. Photo provided by Sony Electronics. PRESS RELEASE: Sony Unveils New Flash Memory Camcorders With Advanced Optics, New Technology
15:28 EDT - SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2009 – Sony today announced its new HDR-CX520V and HDR-CX500V Handycam® camcorders, which capture full1920x1080 high-definition video and up to 12-megapixel photos on a 64GB or 32GB internal flash memory, respectively, offering up to 25 hours of HD video (LP mode). “These models combine the best in digital imaging technology, strengthening Sony’s industry leadership... (More)

Canon: Large format printer rebates
14:58 EDT - Canon U.S.A. Inc. has announced a rebate program covering purchase or lease of several of its large-format imagePROGRAF printers.

The rebates range in value from $750 to $1,800 depending on the specific printer model, and in most cases customers can instead opt for a one-year CarePAK Extended Service Plan of slightly greater value... (More)

BenVista's logo. Click here to visit the BenVista website! PRESS RELEASE: BenVista releases PhotoZoom Pro 3
14:39 EDT - ARNHEM, July 2, 2009 -- BenVista is proud to announce the new version of their specialized digital image enlargement software: PhotoZoom Pro 3. Designed for both Mac and Windows platforms, PhotoZoom Pro 3 is available as of today. Over the past ten years, the BenVista PhotoZoom series has competed at the highest level of image enlarging, thanks to its patentend S-Spline technology. With PhotoZoom... (More)

Hitachi's logo. Click here to visit the Hitachi website! PRESS RELEASE: Hitachi GST Unveils Three Consumer Storage Solutions
14:22 EDT - Two Portable Drives and a Network Storage Adapter from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Gives Users Simple Ways to Share, Protect and Access Their Digital Content SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As one of the world’s most recognized and trusted brands, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) today unveiled three new consumer products following the acquisition of SimpleTech by... (More)

Topaz Labs' logo. Click here to visit the Topaz Labs website! PRESS RELEASE: Topaz Labs Releases Fusion Express Plug-In for Aperture
13:50 EDT - 2009-07-08 16:04:05 - Topaz Labs releases the long-awaited, Aperture-friendly Topaz Fusion Express for Mac. Topaz Fusion is an Aperture plug-in that allows Topaz Photoshop plug-ins to be imported into Aperture, providing Aperture users with the same image-editing capabilities and features that Photoshop users currently enjoy. Topaz Fusion Express is changing the way that photographers process their... (More)

Topaz Labs' logo. Click here to visit the Topaz Labs website! PRESS RELEASE: Software Greatly Enhances JPEG Image Quality
13:35 EDT - Topaz DeJPEG Software by Topaz Labs Improves Quality of Popular Image Format DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Topaz Labs releases Topaz DeJPEG 3.0 for Mac and Windows. Topaz DeJPEG v3.0 helps improve the quality of images by reversing the artifact damage caused by JPEG compression while still retaining image detail. “Generally, it is difficult to reduce JPEG compression artifacts, which appear in images... (More)

AstroScope 9350EOS-FF Night Vision Module fits between the Canon camera body and lens retaining all electronic lens functions. Photo and caption provided by Sofradir EC Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Night Vision Module Extends Canon Full-frame SLR Camera’s Low-light Capability
13:19 EDT - Night Vision for EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS 5D Mark II Cameras Fairfield, NJ (June 25, 2009) – Electrophysics, a Sofradir Group company, has introduced a new high performance night vision module for use with Canon full-frame digital SLR cameras such as the EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS 5D Mark II Cameras. When used with the new AstroScope 9350EOS-FF, these digital cameras deliver bright high resolution... (More)

Olympus 17mm f/2.8 M.Zuiko Digital lens. Review: Olympus 17mm f/2.8
13:14 EDT - The Olympus 17mm f/2.8 "pancake" lens is one of the smallest lenses we've had in the lab, weighing just 71 grams (2.5 oz) and under an inch in length. The lens is the first prime lens for the new Olympus E-P1 Pen Micro Four-Thirds camera. Click here to read our full review of the Olympus 17mm f/2.8 M.Zuiko lens.

PRESS RELEASE: Filter Forge, Inc. Releases Second Free Photoshop Plugin for Mac OS X, Announces 25% Discount
13:03 EDT - Continuing the series of free Photoshop plugins, Filter Forge, Inc. today released Filter Forge Freepack 2 - Photo Effects for Mac OS X and announced a 25% discount for its flagship product, Filter Forge. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- Continuing the series of free Photoshop plugins, Filter Forge, Inc. today released Filter Forge Freepack 2 - Photo Effects for Mac OS X and announced a 25%... (More)

Ricoh's 500SE digital camera with SE-2 GPS module. Photo provided by Ricoh Americas Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Ricoh Optimizes 500SE GPS-Enabled Digital Camera
12:54 EDT - New features provide improved GPS and data-collection capabilities San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- Ricoh America's Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment and business solution cameras, today announced at the ESRI User Conference in San Diego the release of major hardware and firmware enhancements to its 500SE GPS-ready camera. To provide the best solution for GIS workflows... (More)

Friday, July 10, 2009

Olympus' E-P1 digital camera. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. Olympus brings Pen story to life
14:53 EDT - Olympus Europe is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its PEN camera series and the successful launch of its modern-day equivalent - the Olympus E-P1, which is sold under the PEN brandname in Europe - with a rather cool video entitled "The PEN Story".

Created using stop-motion photography and a whole lot of time and energy, the PEN Story video clearly pays homage to the work of Japanese artist Takeuchi Taijin. Takeuchi-san directed the video "A... (More)

Olympus' logo. Click here to visit the Olympus website! PRESS RELEASE: Software updates for Olympus cameras
13:53 EDT - Enhanced performance for creative photography Hamburg, 1 July 2009 – The E-P1 was introduced with a bang in mid June and it is now time for Olympus to follow up with new software releases to ensure all cameras are in top form. OLYMPUS Master 2.2 and OLYMPUS Studio 2.3 enhance the already impressive selection of artistic features as well as adding new functionality to RAW format photography.... (More)

PNI Digital Media's logo. Click here to visit the PNI Digital Media website! PRESS RELEASE: PNI Digital Media Adds New Distributors and New Retailers With PNI Connected Kiosk™
13:42 EDT - Flexibility of the PNI Connected Kiosk Opens New Markets for PNI and Allies VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2009) - PNI Digital Media (TSX VENTURE:PN)(OTCBB:PNDMF) ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in digital photography and media solutions for retailers, is pleased to announce several new initiatives related to its PNI Connected Kiosk™. PNI... (More)

Marketing Essentials International's logo. Click here to visit the MEI website! PRESS RELEASE: Marketing Essentials International Counts Down to “Skip’s Summer School ‘09”
13:15 EDT - Unique learning experience for professional photographers only five weeks away Akron, Ohio (July 10, 2009) – Marketing Essentials International Inc. (MEI) ( announces “Skip’s Summer School ‘09”, the first photography education program of its kind to feature 14 renowned speakers during the course of  2-1/2 intensive days of workshop training. Taking... (More)

ABBYY's logo. Click here to visit the ABBYY website! PRESS RELEASE: ABBYY Launches Its New Consumer-Focused OCR Software for Mac
13:09 EDT -  ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac Delivers Highly Accurate, One-Click Conversion of Paper Documents and Images into Editable and Searchable Files Moscow, Russia (July 9, 2009) —  ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced the availability of FineReader Express Edition for Mac, its new optical character recognition... (More)

Thursday, July 9, 2009

LaCie's LaCinema Rugged HD with remote control. Photo provided by LaCie USA. PRESS RELEASE: LaCie Introduces the First Mobile High-Definition Multimedia Player: LaCinema Rugged HD
21:28 EDT - Enjoy HD movies on any HDTV One cable connection to HDTV via HDMI User-friendly graphical interface Shock-resistant and designed for mobility LaCie announced today its LaCinema Rugged multimedia hard drive is now available in High Definition – LaCinema Rugged HD. The LaCinema Rugged product range has the most compact, reliable, and mobile multimedia players on the market. Now, with enhanced... (More)

Leica Camera AG logo. Click to visit Leica's US website! PRESS RELEASE: The Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2009 goes to Mikhael Subotzky from South Africa
19:18 EDT - The first prize in this year’s highly prestigious photographic competition, the ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2009’, goes to the 28-year-old photographer Mikhael Subotzky. His prizewinning portfolio, under the title of ‘Beaufort West’, shows scenes from the South African town of the same name. Second place in this year’s competition was taken by Dominic Nahr. The Swiss-born... (More)

Pix Remix's logo. Click here to visit the Pix Remix website! PRESS RELEASE: Pix Remix for the iPhone transforms your photos into shareable shows.
15:39 EDT - Jump Associates, one of the Wall Street Journal’s Top Small Workplaces for 2008, has teamed up with Originate Labs, the makers of PanoLab and SnapSpot, to create Pix Remix. Why? There are plenty of apps for manipulating a single image or posting a bunch of photos. And you can spend hours in current programs making the perfect movie or multimedia extravaganza out of your photos. What Pix Remix... (More)

ACDSee Photo Manager Raw updates released
13:32 EDT - ACD Systems has released Raw plug-in updates for its ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 2.0, 2.5 and Photo Manager 2009 applications.

The updates add support for seven new digital camera Raw file formats from six different manufacturers - Canon, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax and Ricoh. Three bugs affecting images shot with certain Nikon... (More)

AVY Precision ramps up camera casing production
12:39 EDT - AVY Precision Technology Inc. is to increase production of aluminum alloy camera casings, according to an article from Taiwanese IT daily DigiTimes.

The company recently added Panasonic to its client list, alongside well-known brands such as Olympus and Sony. AVY's revenues for June 2009 are said to have grown 30% over the previous year's figures,... (More)

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Olympus E-520 digital SLR. Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Image Stabilization Test: Olympus E-520
19:42 EDT - We're pleased to present the next in our series of image stabilization tests: the Olympus E-520 Digital SLR camera. With image stabilization built-in to the body, all of your lenses become image-stabilized lenses; but how well does that image stabilization perform? Click here for our IS Test of the Olympus E-520; the results will surprise you!

Leica Camera AG logo. Click to visit Leica's US website! PRESS RELEASE: Leica launches limited-edition Leica D-LUX 4 Safari
18:18 EDT - 06/07/2009 - Leica Camera will launch the limited edition LEICA D-LUX 4 SAFARI this Autumn. From Scotland to South Africa, from London to Lima - the new LEICA D-LUX 4 in Safari Green is the perfect companion for urban, rural or adventure safaris alike. With a slick, anodised aluminium green body, and contrasting chrome lens, this camera not only feels and looks good but also packs a photographic punch.... (More)

QuickerTek's logo. Click here to visit the QuickerTek website! PRESS RELEASE: Get Up to 5 Hours of Additional Battery Power
17:37 EDT - Charge and Power Apple MacBooks Simultaneously July 7, 2009, Wichita, Kansas -- QuickerTek, the leader in power and wireless Apple products, announces the MacBook Battery and Charger Lite for Apple [AAPL] MacBooks. Users gain up to five hours of additional battery power - beyond the power of the built-in MacBook battery. This MacBook External Battery Charger Lite charges the internal battery of the... (More)

Hasselblad's logo, Click here to visit the Hasselblad website! PRESS RELEASE: Hasselblad celebrates 40th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing
16:05 EDT - 07/07/2009 Hasselblad commemorates first lunar landing by inviting selected photographers to join Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Hasselblad designers for special photography weekend. Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first man - and first Hasselblad - on the moon by inviting a limited number of H3DII photographers to join astronaut Buzz Aldrin and... (More)

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS digital camera. Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Review posted for Canon SX200 IS!
16:03 EDT - Canon's most refined entry into the pocket long-zoom digital camera category, the PowerShot SX200, features a gorgeous 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm, but slips into a jacket pocket with ease.

A big 3-inch LCD leaves no room for an optical viewfinder on the Canon SX200 but at this zoom range it would be woefully inaccurate anyway. Just packed with popular Canon features, the Canon SX200 also... (More)

The Photobook Company's logo. Click here to visit the Photobook Company website! PRESS RELEASE: Design your own Wedding Album with The Photobook Company
15:40 EDT - The Photobook Company is a new website launched by leading London digital agency Cyber-Duck, which allows people to design and order a luxury handmade photo album online. The website allows users across the UK to create personalised albums which they design themselves. By downloading the exclusive state-of-the-art photobook design software from The Photobook Company website completely free of charge,... (More)

Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! PRESS RELEASE: Best-Ever HD Picture Quality From New Sony Handycam
15:28 EDT - Flagship Camcorder With Exmor R CMOS Sensor and G Lens Plus World's First '3-Way Shake-Cancelling' Optical SteadyShot* Compact, beautifully styled Sony Handycam HDR-CX520VE/505VE Full HD camcorder Class-leading Exmor R CMOS Sensor plus Sony G Lens and BIONZ image processor for incredible HD imaging performance, especially in low light Optical SteadyShot Active Mode gives up to 10x less camera shake,... (More)

PNI Digital Media's logo. Click here to visit the PNI Digital Media website! PRESS RELEASE: PNI Digital Media Earns Top Export Growth Award by PROFIT Magazine
13:52 EDT - PNI Digital Media Achieves 13,000% growth in Exports in Five Years VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2009) - PNI Digital Media (TSX VENTURE:PN)(OTCBB:PNDMF), ("PNI" or the "Company"), the leading innovator in digital photography and media solutions for retailers, announces that it has been awarded PROFIT Magazine's Fastest Growing Exporter in Canada award, growing... (More)

Creative Light's Standard Reflectors. Photo provided by Creative Light. PRESS RELEASE: Creative Light Debuts Line Of Light Shaping Accessories
13:39 EDT - Elmsford, NY – July 7, 2009 – A new brand has arrived on the photographic scene, and it seems  its designers have hit a home run for today’s pros looking for outstanding light shaping tools at a reasonable price. The brand is Creative Light,  easily recognized by a smart-looking bright green “CL” logo. Designed by a Swedish team of photographers, the expanding... (More)

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Iridient updates Raw Developer
17:11 EDT - Iridient Digital has released an updated version of its Raw image processing application for Mac OS computers, Iridient Raw Developer 1.8.4.

The new release adds support for eleven new digital camera and camera back models from Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Phase One and Sony, as well as extending support for a couple of... (More)

Brushed Pixel's Catapult logo. Click here to visit the Brushed Pixel website! PRESS RELEASE: Catapult now available, bridging the gap between Aperture and external RAW converters
16:24 EDT - VANCOUVER, CANADA — July 2, 2009 — Brushed Pixel Software, Inc. releases Catapult, a plugin for Apple’s Aperture photo management software that allows Aperture users to integrate Adobe Camera Raw or Nikon Capture into their RAW workflows. Catapult automates the process of exporting RAW files for editing and importing converted JPEG or TIFF files, while stacking the versions together... (More)

JOBO Curve frames - US release details
14:48 EDT - Last week, we ran a press release from Germany's JOBO AG detailing the European release of its new Curve digital picture frame line.

Today, the company has officially announced the same Curve digital frame lineup for the US market. The JOBO Curve 7, model number PDJ-007, has a 480 x 234 pixel, 7-inch LCD display. The JOBO Curve 8,... (More)

Canon's SELPHY CP790 all-in-one. Photo provided by Canon USA Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Announces New Affordable PIXMA And SELPHY Printers For A Wide Range Of Users
13:09 EDT - Wireless Capabilities, Auto Photo Fix II, Duplex and USB Direct Printing are among the Features Found on the New Additions to Canon's Award Winning Line-up Lake Success, N.Y., July 7, 2009 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the addition of two new PIXMA Photo All-In-One (AIO) Printers along with one new SELPHY Compact Photo Printer. The two new PIXMA printers... (More)

Monday, July 6, 2009

Nikon's logo. Click here to visit the Nikon website! PRESS RELEASE: Nikon D-Movie Screening Room Launches With Artistic Video From Famed Cinematographer, Harris Savides
21:04 EDT - MELVILLE, N.Y. (July 6, 2009) - Nikon Inc. today announces the official launch of the Nikon D-Movie Screening Room (, an online collection of creative and inspiring videos captured with Nikon's D90 and D5000 D-SLR cameras. Award-winning director of photography Harris Savides showcases an artistic compilation of life's most common, anonymous and beautiful moments. Savides,... (More)

Boris FX's logo. Click here to visit the Boris FX website! PRESS RELEASE: Boris Continuum Complete 6 AVX Now Available
20:02 EDT - 15 New Filters, New 3D Objects, Exchange Keyframe Animation with Adobe After Effects Marlborough MA - BORIS FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, announced that Boris Continuum Complete 6 AVX (BCC 6 AVX) for Avid editing and finishing systems is now available. BCC 6 AVX is based on Avid's AVX 2 plug-in architecture with support for Avid Media Composer, Avid... (More)

Fujifilm logo. Click to visit the Fujifilm UK website! PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm To Host Underwater Photo Festival
17:49 EDT - Fujifilm UK Ltd. is pleased to announce their first ever underwater photo festival; ScubaSnap Weekend 2009. The festival will take place in Looe, Cornwall on the 12th and 13th September and is guaranteed to be a weekend of fun, diving and underwater photography in the wonderful surroundings of the Cornish coast and countryside. In association with local dive operators Looe Divers, the weekend will... (More)

Penax K-7 digital SLR. First Test Shots posted for Pentax K-7!
17:25 EDT - We've just received our production-level Pentax K-7 digital SLR, and have posted the first set of K-7 test shots right away for you to see.

The feature-packed Pentax K7 offers quite a few improvements over its predecessor, the K20D. Burst speed has improved to over five frames per second, and the K-7 includes both a new 77-segment metering... (More)

Datacolor's logo. Click here to visit the Datacolor website! PRESS RELEASE: Datacolor Announces Summer Savings On Spyder3 Elite/pro And Award-winning Spydercube Calibration Systems
17:24 EDT - Rebates of Up to $30 Begin Immediately and Run Through August 31 LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ—July 6, 2009 -- Datacolor, a global leader in digital color management technology, has announced it is offering a special summer rebate on its popular Spyder3 Elite™ and Spyder3 Pro™ monitor color calibration systems as well as its award-winning SpyderCube color management and white balance tool. ... (More)

Franke & Heidecke's logo. Click here to visit the Franke & Heidecke website! Leaf, Sinar respond to Franke & Heidecke closure
17:06 EDT - The British Journal of Photography has published several related articles detailing the imminent closure of camera and lens manufacturer Franke & Heidecke GmbH.

Franke & Heidecke supplies medium-format bodies and lenses to both Leaf Imaging and Sinar. On July 4th, the BJP reported that the company will close by September 2009, with the loss of some 131 jobs. Employees... (More)

Gitzo's logo. Click here to visit the Gitzo website! PRESS RELEASE: Gitzo Hits The Road With Five Star Summer Tour
15:38 EDT - Five Star Summer Tour Goes Coast-to-Coast Highlighting the Latest Gitzo Technologies Ramsey, N.J. (July 6, 2009)—Bogen Imaging, a leading distributor of top quality photographic support products and accessories in North America, today announced the Gitzo 5 Star Summer Tour. Showcasing the latest technologies and innovations from Gitzo, including the new Ocean Traveler and Vintage Collection... (More)

Reality Digital's logo. Click here to visit the Reality Digital website! PRESS RELEASE: Reality Digital Forecasts Online Video Growth During UK Festival Season
10:44 EDT - Expected influx in demand for video Social Networking Software. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 4, 2009 -- Reality Digital, the leading provider of brand focused social media solutions, has indicated that the summer festival period is likely to be followed by an influx in the number of consumers using online video and user generated content within social networks. The constant development of technology... (More)

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Olympus 50mm f/1.8 OM F.Zuiko lens. Review: Olympus 50mm f/1.8 OM F.Zuiko
14:14 EDT - The Olympus MF-2 lens adapter allows the use of older OM-style manual focus lenses on the new EP-1 Micro Four Thirds camera. So when Shawn produced a Olympus 50mm f/1.8 OM F.Zuiko, we decided to put this 30+ year-old lens through its paces in our lab. The results may surprise you!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

NIkon D5000 digital SLR.  Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Full Review update posted for Nikon D5000!
18:06 EDT - We've just updated our Nikon D5000 review to full review status, by adding functional description pages as well as Imatest results.

Including the same excellent 12.3-megapixel sensor as the D300 and D90, the Nikon D5000 has nothing to apologize for in the image quality department, yet has even more to recommend it. The HD Movie mode... (More)

Friday, July 3, 2009

Auto FX Software's logo. Click here to visit the Auto FX Software website! PRESS RELEASE: Professional Photographers Can Now Quickly Create The Right Mood with Mystical Tint Tone and Color 2.0 from Auto FX Software
12:06 EDT - Mystical Tint Tone and Color 2.0 is a suite of 60 professional imaging filters that give photos a distinctive professional look and feel. Easily create a professional 'mood' that normally takes hours to achieve - all in just a few seconds. Mystical empowers the user with a set of tools that rival what professionals can do in Photoshop. Nashua, New Hampshire (PRWEB) July 3, 2009 -- Mystical Tint Tone... (More)

Apple updates iPhoto software
11:53 EDT - Apple Inc. has released an updated version of its image management software iPhoto '09.

The most important change in the new release, iPhoto 8.0.4, is a fix for a bug that could cause the previous version to terminate unexpectedly. The problem was apparently caused by a database issue related... (More)

Hasselblad CFV-39 digital back. PRESS RELEASE: Hasselblad Debuts CFV-39 Digital Back
10:04 EDT - 29/06/2009 New Back Turns V System Cameras into Digital Workhorses The new Hasselblad CFV-39 digital back, custom built to match the design and functionality of Hasselblad V cameras, turns every V camera into an easy-to-use digital workhorse. The 39-megapixel back, with a sensor twice the size of premier DSLRs, features two capture modes and a new digital lens correction technology for Carl Zeiss... (More)

Sigma corporation logo. Sigma updates Photo Pro software
09:29 EDT - Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that SIGMA Photo Pro Software 3.5.2 for Windows and SIGMA Photo Pro 3.3 for Macintosh (build 1019) is available for download.

Users of DP series and Sigma SD series cameras can now download the latest Sigma PhotoPro software. Benefits of the Sigma PhotoPro software update SIGMA Photo Pro 3.5.2 for WindowsImproved processing... (More)

Nikon's logo. Click here to visit the Nikon website! Nikon, Fujitsu establish firmware development company
00:20 EDT - Japan's Nikon Corp. and Fujitsu Ltd. are to cooperate on development of firmware for digital cameras and lenses, courtesy of a new joint venture company: Nikon Imaging Systems Inc.

As of July 1st, the new company has now been established by Fujitsu Broad Solution & Consulting Inc. and Nikon Systems Inc. - the latter of which has been responsible for creating the firmware in Nikon... (More)

Thursday, July 2, 2009

The black versions of JOBO's Curve 7 (left) and Curve 8 (right) digital frames. Photo provided by JOBO AG. PRESS RELEASE: JOBO Introduces New Curve Line of Digital Picture Frames
14:29 EDT - Stylish and affordable new digital frames are available in both a sleek black or white varnish finish featuring smooth curved edges Gummersbach, Germany (July 2, 2009) – JOBO AG announces the addition of two new stylish and very affordable digital picture frames – the Curve 7 and Curve 8 – to the growing JOBO family of digital picture frames. This new line of digital picture frames... (More)

Olympus' logo. Click here to visit the Olympus website! PRESS RELEASE: Olympus Announces Winners Of Second Annual 'Photographers Of Tommorrow' Contest
13:20 EDT - Students Recognized for Capturing “Your World: The Art of Technology Through Your Eyes” CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 30, 2009 – Olympus names the winners of its second annual “Photographers of Tomorrow” contest, which is designed to inspire students at the top photography programs across the country. Students used Olympus E-System digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras... (More)

MyPhotoAlbum's logo. Click here to visit the MyPhotoAlbum website! PRESS RELEASE: MyPhotoAlbum Announces the First and Only Full-Scale Photo Sharing for Facebook
13:10 EDT - Save high-resolution digital images on MyPhotoAlbum, then share and print photos on Facebook with one easy upload. Ewing, NJ (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- MyPhotoAlbum Inc. (Symbol "FCT") announces a new way to save and share photos on the Internet. For the first time, users can upload high-resolution photos to MyPhotoAlbum, a full-service online photo album, and share smaller versions of the... (More)

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Board Elects Joel Seligman to Board of Directors
12:49 EDT - University of Rochester President Is Leading Authority on Securities Law ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29 -- Eastman Kodak Company said today that Joel Seligman, the President of the University of Rochester, was named to the company's board of directors, effective July 1, 2009. Mr. Seligman, 59, became the 10th president of the University of Rochester in December 2004, after serving as the Ethan A. H. Shepley... (More)

Dalsa's logo. Click here to visit the Dalsa website! PRESS RELEASE: DALSA Chairman and Founder Savvas Chamberlain to Receive Order of Canada
12:38 EDT - Waterloo, Ontario, July 2, 2009 - DALSA Corporation (TSX:DSA) is proud to announce that its Chairman and Founder, Dr. Savvas Chamberlain, has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada. The announcement, made on Canada Day, July 1 2009, recognizes his outstanding achievements as a research scientist, professor, inventor, and entrepreneur. The Order of Canada is this country's highest distinction,... (More)

LabPrints' logo. Click here to visit the LabPrints website! PRESS RELEASE: Advanced Photo Stitch Technology enables Photographers to create Montages and Panoramas of Live Events
12:30 EDT - Professional Photographers looking to capture and create composited images of live events like weddings can now do so with LabPrints LP Image Aligner, the new panorama stitching software licensed from DualAlign LLC. With LP Image Aligner, photographers can quickly merge multiple images into a single panorama or montage. Clifton Park, New York (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 -- Professional Photographers looking... (More)

Picmeta Systems' logo. Click here to visit the Picmeta Systems website! PRESS RELEASE: Picture Information Extractor PIE 5.2 Released
12:14 EDT - Picmeta Systems released version 5.2 of its Picture Information Extractor (PIE), which includes numerous new features such as batch editing of IPTC metadata. The new PIE 5.2 is smallest photo browser and viewer available that integrates an editor for IPTC data with batch editing capabilities. With just 3.8MB and support for all Windows versions from Windows 95 to Windows Vista it is perfectly suited... (More)

Aurigma's logo. Click here to visit the Aurigma website! PRESS RELEASE: Aurigma Releases Image Uploader 6.0
12:06 EDT - Image Uploader is a modern upload component for a variety of web sites: social networks, photo galleries, photo albums, image sharing, photo hosting and online print order services, etc. Version 6.0 brought significant improvements: the uploader gained new features and became even more convenient for web developers and for the end users. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 -- Aurigma, Inc. issues... (More)

Bogen Imaging's logo. Click here to visit the Bogen Imaging website! PRESS RELEASE: Bogen Imaging Hosts Free Adventure Sports Photography Webinar
11:58 EDT - Photographer Michael Clark to Share Fundamentals of Adventure Sports Photography Ramsey, N.J. (July 2, 2009)—Bogen Imaging, a leading distributor of top quality photographic support products and accessories in North America, announces a free webinar titled “Adventure Sports Photography: Round Table with Adventure Photographer Michael Clark.”  Part of the company’s Bogen... (More)

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Zacuto's Zgrip iPhone PRO handgrip rig in use. Photo provided by Zacuto USA. PRESS RELEASE: Zacuto Releases Handgrip Rig for iPhone 3Gs Video
23:11 EDT - July 1, 2009 – CHICAGO, IL – In rapid response to the release of the new iPhone 3Gs, Zacuto USA, leading indie camera accessories maker in the professional market, has released a handgrip iPhone rig, the Zgrip iPhone PRO. This rig attaches to the iPhone while shooting video and is the first serious solution for shooting video with the iPhone 3Gs.  “We have had dozens of requests... (More)

VSO Software's logo. Click here to visit the VSO Software website! PRESS RELEASE: VSO Software announces the release of PhotoDVD 3, a major new version of its award-winning DVD slideshow software.
19:59 EDT - TOULOUSE, France (July 1st, 2009) – DVD Photo slideshows are now widely used to share pictures in an original way. But creating a slideshow can be a heavy and confusing process if one doesn’t use the right tool. “Our aim was to create a simple, no-fuss application, combining at the same time the support of specialized formats to suit advanced photographers” explains Fabrice... (More)'s logo. Click here to visit the website! PRESS RELEASE: Challenges Community With New Feature - Stock Rank
16:58 EDT - New Flash-Interactive Feature Announced Simultaneously With 6 Million Image Benchmark NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2009), a global photo community and worldwide leader in the stock photography industry has introduced Stock Rank -a new “photo-review tool” to enable members to test their photo IQ in comparing and ranking images. The new imaginative flash-interactive tool pairs... (More)

Viewbook PhotoStory's logo. Click here to visit the Viewbook PhotoStory website! PRESS RELEASE: Viewbook PhotoStory Call For Entries
16:24 EDT - New global online photography contest opened submissions. 1st Price: International publications & lifelong subscriptions (value $12,000) Amsterdam, July 1, 2009 - Viewbook PhotoStory, a new contemporary photography contest opened its submissions today, encouraging all serious photographers around the world to submit their most compelling series of photographs; photo stories that are judged by... (More)

Singular Software's logo. Click here to visit the Singular Software website! PRESS RELEASE: Multicamera Made Even Easier: PluralEyes™ Gets an Update
15:08 EDT - PluralEyes™ from Singular Software is an application that works with Final Cut Pro to dramatically accelerate the workflow for multi-camera and dual-system audio productions. By analyzing audio information, PluralEyes synchronizes audio and video clips automatically and without the need for timecode. The new release works for an even wider variety of media projects. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July... (More)

Olympus' logo. Click here to visit the Olympus website! PRESS RELEASE: Love The National Parks? Think They Need To Be Protected?
14:44 EDT - Tell Us Why In The First-Ever “Your Parks Video Challenge” Presented By The National Park Foundation And Olympus Submit Videos at by September 14th and Enter To Win an Exclusive Trip to the National Park of Your Choice, an Olympus PEN Camera Kit, and More 07/01/2009 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Visiting a national park this summer? If so, the National Park Foundation and Olympus... (More)

Bits & Coffee's logo. Click here to visit the Bits & Coffee website! PRESS RELEASE: Free Online Image Converter and Editor
11:54 EDT - Convert, resize, crop, and rotate images easily from any computer connected to the Internet and without the need to install a software program. Craiova, Romania (PRWEB) July 1, 2009 -- Bits&Coffee, the creators of batch image converter program BatchPhoto, introduces today an online application designed to perform common image processing operations on pictures. The online application can perform... (More)

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