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Firmware Update Now Available for Sony Action Cam HDR-AS15

Sony Australia has announced that a firmware update for Action Cam HDR-AS15 is now available. The firmware update includes PS Recording Mode (1920×1080/60p), which enables users to capture smooth images of fast moving scenes with a higher frame rate of 60p. A new “Water Mode” is also available on the Action Cam, which adjusts the […]

Canon EOS 5D Mark III firmware upgrade provides significant still-shooting and Full HD video improvements

Supports advanced user needs through clean HDMI output for video and boosted AF performance for low-light and telephoto shooting Sydney, Australia, 30 April 2013 – Canon Australia today announced that the new firmware upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera is now available for download, delivering considerable improvements to still-shooting and Full […]

Sony Makes Fun Of Customers, Again

Sony revisits clueless DSLR users, for the new NEX ‘DSLR Gear No Idea’ campaign Sydney, 29 April, 2013 – DSLR ‘phonies’ be warned: Sony’s NEX ‘DSLR Gear No Idea’ campaign is returning for a second year.  It builds on 2012’s successful and light-hearted creative that mocked DSLR owners who fumble with the settings and missed […]

Canon Holds No. 1 Share of Global Interchangeable-Lens Digital Camera Market for 10 Years Running

In news today, Canon has dominated the dSLR market for the past 10 years. While a big congratulations to Canon, I have to ask if this is good for the industry and the consumer? TOKYO, April 22, 2013 Canon Inc. today announced that the company’s interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) have consistently maintained […]

Getty Images Announces 2013 Grants for Editorial Photography Open For Applications

Sydney, Australia – April 17, 2013 – Getty Images today announced that applications for its 2013 Grants for Editorial Photography are now being accepted. Five photojournalists will be selected to receive grants of US$10,000, intended to provide the funding and freedom to pursue projects of personal and journalistic significance. “Photojournalism is a powerful force for […]

Current offers from Think Tank Photo

Our friends at Think Tank Photo have just made three announcements that I thought would interest you. ·         Free Shipping!  Yes, they’ve made it official that on all orders of $75 or more placed with Think Tank you will receive free shipping.  In addition, because you are my friend, when you click on this link […]

GalleryPouch Discount Code Lets You More Cheaply Protect Your Art

The GalleryPouch, a product for protecting everything from lenses to large framed art works and works on canvas, just reached a milestone of 12,000 bags sold and shipped. They are also great to use as a mat for cushioning/protecting knees/pants/elbows, etc., or as a shoot-through diffuser when out photographing nature or people. There’s an article […]

New Canon 700D and 100D dSLRs

Canon today unveils two first-class EOS models to take the helm of its entry-level consumer DSLR camera line-up – the flagship EOS 700D and ultra-compact EOS 100D.  While each is designed to suit specific user requirements, both cameras are packed with high-quality and creative features that are ideal for creative-minded consumers looking to take their […]

Samsung GALAXY S 4 users can now instantly convert their digital photos into rich print memories with Blurb

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Blurb( http://www.blurb.com/releases ), the global creative publishing platform, today announces its partnership with Samsung Electronics to power worldwide book and magazine print production and fulfillment within Story Album for Samsung GALAXY S 4, Samsung’s newly announced flagship smartphone. Users of Samsung GALAXY S 4 will be able to automatically create professional quality […]

Peter Lik Gets 6th Annual Photography Masters Cup Merit of Excellence For Nature Photography

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Professional photographer Peter Lik of the United Stateswas presented with the 6th Annual Photography Masters Cup Merit of Excellence in the category of Nature at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, February 16, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 86 countries who logged on to see the climax […]

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013: Spectacular Multiplatform Launch Features Swimsuit Models From Historic Shoots In All Seven Continents

I couldn’t resist Cover Model Kate Upton, 17 Swimsuit models, Four World Class Athletes, Overnight Sensation Katherine Webb and More Available on Newsstands, Tablet, Mobile, Web and a Travel Channel TV Special NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2013 takes an unprecedented journey to all seven continents, delivering fashion, beauty and earth’s most […]

LEICA CAMERA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2013 OSKAR BARNACK AWARD

Entries may be submitted online through March 1, 2013 Solms, Germany (February 5, 2013) – Leica Camera AG announces the commencement of the 2013 Leica Oskar Barnack Award and invites professional photographers to submit entries to this prestigious international photography competition. Applications and photographic projects are now being accepted online through March 1, 2013 at […]

Canon develops feature upgrade for the world’s first 4K DSLR, the EOS-1D C

SYDNEY, 30 January 2013 – Canon today announces the development of a new feature upgrade for the ground-breaking EOS-1D C. The upgrade has been developed taking into account feedback from the professional community, and adds support for 25p recording at the camera’s maximum 4K resolution. Designed for the motion picture, television and high-resolution production industries, […]

International Center of Photography Announces 2013 Infinity Awards Winners

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The International Center of Photography (ICP) will recognize seven honorees including David Goldblatt for Lifetime Achievement at the 29th Annual Infinity Awards gala event on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, in New York City. Celebrated at ICP’s largest annual fundraiser, the Infinity Awards are widely respected as the leading honor […]

Photomatix Pro Coupon Code for 15% Purchase Discount

Photographers using high dynamic range (HDR) techniques to really make their digital images pop can now use a 15% discount coupon for Photomatix Pro, the special offer released today from HDRPhotographyPro.com. HDRPhotographyPro.com have announced the release of a 15% discount coupon promotional for their visitors looking to buy the Photomatix Pro processing software to start with […]

DxO FilmPack v3.2.3 expands its compatibility to include Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and supports Windows 8

Five free new DxO FilmPack Expert Edition renderings January 23, 2013 – DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO FilmPack v3.2.3 its vintage film simulation and creative rendering software for Mac and Windows. This update allows DxO FilmPack to expand its compatibility to include Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and to officially support Windows 8. […]

More than 100 Epson Printer Models Worldwide Support Apple AirPrint

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America, Inc. today announced that 105 Epson-branded printers worldwide support AirPrint. AirPrint makes it simple to print emails, photos, web pages, and documents directly from iPad, iPhone or iPod touch without having to connect software, drivers or cables. AirPrint support is an important part of Epson’s commitment to […]

Emerging Artists Support Fellow Artists Affected By Hurricane Sandy Through New Photography Website

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — V&M (Vintage and Modern – http://www.VandM.com), the leading online curated marketplace for unique design goods, announces the launch of a new sister site, V&M Photography (http://photo.vandm.com), and its Emerging Artist series. PremieringJanuary 25, 2013, the Emerging Artist series features up-and-coming photographers from around the world that V&M’s fine art experts have […]

PhoozL Announces the 2012 PhoozL Awards

Photography education and entertainment site PhoozL announces the inaugural 2012 PhoozL Awards after eight months of photo competition. The PhoozL Awards are based on a point system by which PhoozL Points were awarded to photographers who were chosen as Winners or Honorable Mentions by 26 different contest judges in 44 different contests and challenges after […]

The Art Institutes Announces 2nd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Shows

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — This March and April, more than 50 Art Institutes locations (The Art Institutes) in the United States will host What Those Who Teach Can Do, a national collaboration of gallery shows to pay tribute to talented arts educators across the country. Each Art Institutes school will feature local high school art and media educators’ artwork […]

Over 800,000 World Class Stock Footage Clips from Stock Image Leader Shutterstock Now Accessible for Screening on Footage.net.

Shutterstock Adds Footage Clips to Footage.net Footage.net, the stock, archival and news footage search engine announced today that over 800,000 preview clips from Shutterstock, a leading global marketplace for digital imagery, are now available for viewing through Footage.net’s stock footage search and screening platform. Through this alliance, Footage.net users will be able to screen preview clips […]

DxO Optics Pro v8.1.2 supports three new cameras, including 6D, and surpasses the milestone of 10,000 available DxO Optics Modules

Supports the Canon EOS 6D, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1, and the Nikon 1 V2 33% discount through January 31, 2013 January 16, 2013 – DxO Labsannounces the immediate availability DxO Optics Pro v8.1.2 for Mac and Windows, the new version of its image processing software of reference for all demanding photographers. This update allows DxO Optics Pro 8 […]

‘ONE Thing We Agree On’ — ONE and iStockphoto Launch Zooppa Contest to fight global poverty

Imagine if Batman and The Joker joined forces to eliminate extreme global poverty Sydney, Australia – Whether you’re liberal or conservative, a dog person or cat lover, an AFL or rugby league fan, you’re invited to take part in a unique multimedia contest that brings opposites together to change the world. ONE, a 3 million-strong […]

ARTRAGE ARTISTS PAINT LIVE AT SONY IN-STORE EVENTS IN NY, CALIFORNIA & TEXAS THROUGH DECEMBER 23rd

ArtRage Realistic Paint Software is Included with New Sony VAIO Touch Screen PCs – ArtRage Works with popular Multi-Touch Screens:  Windows 8 & 7, iPad & iPhone WHAT: Sony featuring ArtRage Artists at in-store events painting with new VAIO touch screens. WHEN:  Now until Dec 23rd WHERE:  Select Sony stores in NY, Texas and California […]

DxOMark introduces the Perceptual Megapixel as a new unit for measuring the perceived sharpness of lenses

A simple way to quantify the impact of lens sharpness on camera resolution December 17, 2012 – DxOMark, the website of reference for measuring the image quality of digital cameras and lenses, announces the launch of the Perceptual Megapixel, its new measure of lens sharpness. Expressed in units already well-known to the general public, the […]

Lights, Camera, Action! Macworld/iWorld 2013 Puts the Spotlight on Filmmaking

iPhone Film Festival, education sessions, products, and special events with Fred Armisen and the Independent Film Channel celebrate the next generation of film and television FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – IDG World Expo today announced a full agenda of film education and special events that showcase the evolution in movie making made possible by Apple […]

DxO ViewPoint v1.1 – Restoring the natural proportions and perspectives of your photos has gotten even easier

Special 35% discount through December 25, 2012 December 11, 2012 – DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO ViewPoint v1.1, the new version of its software solution for Windows and Mac, entirely dedicated to correcting keystoning, as well as shape deformations caused by the use of wide-angle lenses. DxO ViewPoint v1.1 improves the accuracy […]