DxO Optics Pro 9 introduces revolutionary PRIME denoising technology and pushes the limits of high ISO photography even further

Special introductory offer through November 20, 2013 DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro 9, the major new version of its image-processing software. DxO Optics Pro 9 introduces PRIME, a revolutionary noise reduction technology whose spectacular performance produces detailed and vividly-colored images even under the most extreme shooting conditions. Based on DxO […]

MindShift Gear to Release rotation180° Panorama Rotating Backpack

MindShift Gear announced that in January 2014 it will release the world’s first rotating day hiker backpack, the rotation180° Panorama.  Designed for hikers who carry cameras, binoculars, GPS devices, nature identification books, maps, iPads, and more, the rotation180° Panorama’s beltpack rotates to the front for quick gear access and without first having to take off […]

Great Idea – MindShift Gear’s Contact Sheet Protects Valuable Photography Gear While Shooting Outdoors

MindShift Gear (the outdoor photography bag spin-off company of Think Tank Photo) announces the release of its multi-purpose Contact Sheet.   Designed for photographers who work in wet or dirty environments and who need a clean, dry work area, this 3.5’ x 5’ ultralight, waterproof ground tarp provides a barrier from the elements.  The 3.5’x5’ Contact […]

PhoozL Announces Shared Cash-Prize Photo Contest: ‘PETS in B&W’

Photography competition site PhoozL announces a special cash-prize photo contest: ‘Pets in B&W’. This is a judged contest where the Top 3 Winners share a progressive (growing) cash prize pool from the paid-entry proceeds. The judge is pro pet photographer and pet photo author Andrew Darlow, and the contest is open to all logged-in members […]

The Week In Photography 28th May 2013

Here’s what has caught my attention on the Internet about photography over the past few weeks: Bug-eye camera offers a new view of the world Creating Drama Through Cinematic Light Backlit Photography 101: Secrets of Expressive Backlit Portraits The illusion of simplicity: photographer Peter Belanger on shooting for Apple Strange Geographies: The Mojave Desert’s Airplane […]

The Week in Photography 6th May 2013

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet about photography in the past week: Amazing Macro Photos of Bugs With An Unsual Accessory Explore Hong Kong’s ‘Vertical Horizon’ in These Reverse-Vertigo Inducing Photos ProScope Micro Mobile lets your iPhone get mega-close-ups Panasonic introduces DMC-G6 and DMC-LF1 cameras 14-Year-Old Photographer’s Amazingly Surreal Self Portraits VFX pro […]

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 […]

The Week In Photography 25th April 2013

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week or so: David Kingham Photography | Focusing at Night Seven Lenses for The Portrait Shooter on a Budget FocusTwist: Focus-Controllable Images with the iPhone | CDTobie’s Photo Blog How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction The Great Compositions of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt […]