Heliopan is now shipping their new Vario ND filter, which is adjustable
from 1 to 6.6 stops of ND by simply turning the calibrated rim on the
filter. The Heliopan Vario ND filter is totally neutral in color and it
is mounted in a black anodized brass ring that is calibrated for ease
in repeating a desired density.
Heliopan is now shipping their new HT SH-PMC circular polarizing
filters which have a filter factor of just 2.0 (1 stop light loss)
while maintaining the same polarizing effect as the regular Heliopan
polarizing filters which have a filter factor of 2.5.
Ronkonkoma, NY, Feb. 16, 2011 – Time is running out for high school
seniors to submit their applications for the Sigma Corporation of
America scholarship contest, and vie for their chance to win $5,000
cash, and $1,000 in Sigma products.
Five signed copies of Al Satterwhite's book "TITANS" will be given away
as door prizes at this free color calibration seminar led by Josh
Fischer, education manager at Datacolor and renowned expert on color
For 2011, Don Gale's studio is scheduling four "footsteps" workshops
that will follow in Don's footsteps to some of his favorite places to
shoot. If you've been on any of Don's workshops this will be a chance
to get some great shots and reminisce. If this is your first time,
you'll get to learn and apply the techniques that Don taught to get
those great images.
Enjoy the stunning beauty of White Sands National Monument in this
collection of fine art landscape photographs by San Francisco based
photographer Jim M. Goldstein. This unpublished collection of fine art
photographs is presented exclusively via the iPad in high definition.
View and explore the high-resolution images, share artwork with friends
and learn more about the amazingly dynamic environment that is White
Sands National Monument, New Mexico.
Features include HD video and streamlined video creation process
New York, NY (February 8, 2011) -- Award-winning online video creation service Animoto announced today that it is launching a significantly enhanced version of the popular service for photographers. Now even easier to use, the new Animoto utilizes a brand new render engine allowing for the creation of 720p HD videos and 10x faster video rendering. Also announced today is a completely redesigned Web site (www.animoto.com) designed for a smoother video creation and distribution experience.
For interchangeable single lens cameras without fee
Sony Corporation announced today it will disclose the basic
specifications of its "E-mount" for interchangeable single lens
cameras, without fee, to manufacturers of lenses and mount adaptors,
starting April 1st, 2011.
RONKONKOMA, NY, Feb. 8, 2011 – Sigma Corporation of America (www.sigmaphoto.com),
a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of
some of the world's most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and
flashes, has announced the pricing and availability for three lenses
that incorporate the company’s new, weather-resistant design.
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 7, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in
digital imaging, today announced the EOS Rebel T3i and EOS Rebel T3
Digital SLR Cameras, providing numerous intelligent high-end features
at attractive price points. Complementing the award-winning EOS Rebel
T2i DSLR, the EOS Rebel T3i, Canon’s new flagship Rebel, offers fun and
easy-to-use features for beginning photographers, and the EOS Rebel T3
provides a more attractively priced option for those looking to
experience the pleasure of shooting with a DSLR camera.
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 7, 2011 — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in
digital imaging, today announced two new versions of its popular Image
Stabilizer (IS) super-telephoto lenses. The EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM and
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM super-telephoto lenses deliver incredible image
quality at all apertures for professional photographers and filmmakers.
It has been 11 years since Canon initially introduced its Image
Stabilized 500mm and 600mm lenses and in that time the Company has
listened to feedback from professionals and worked to implement their
most desired enhancements.
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.,February 7, 2011 – When capturing a surprise wedding
engagement on Valentine’s Day or a friend’s birthday celebration in a
dimly lit lounge, a high-performance camera with extraordinary features
is essential to enhance the ambiance of these moments. Helping to
better capture the moment, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital
imaging, today announced four new PowerShot Digital cameras: the
PowerShot SX230 HS, ELPH 500 HS, ELPH 300 HS and ELPH 100 HS models.
With these new introductions, Canon debuts the world’s thinnest 24mm
wide angle, 5X Optical zoom model1, the PowerShot ELPH 300 HS, along
with a Canon-first, GPS-equipped camera, the PowerShot SX230 HS model.
In addition, all four cameras come equipped with Canon’s HS SYSTEM for
exceptional shooting in low-light, Full 1080p HD video, new Movie
Digest Mode and 32 Smart AUTO scenes.
SEOUL, Korea – February 7, 2011 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a
global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies,
today announced two new compact cameras, the PL20 and ES80 –stylish
point-and-shoot cameras which will bring fun and great quality
photography to everyone. The cameras make clear, sharp images
accessible to all users, through a combination of high-quality features
and cutting edge innovation, all at an affordable price.
The Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association is pleased to
present Fauna: Land, Sea, & Sky, an exhibition of wildlife
photography by Al Vinjamur (www.alvinjamur.com).
The exhibit will be open from February 4th-26th, 2011. An open
reception with the artist will be held Friday, February 4th, 2011, from
6pm to 9pm.
Features Leica 24mm lens and built-in GPS Functions
SECAUCUS, NJ (January 25, 2011) – Panasonic today introduced the LUMIX
DMC-ZS10 as the newest member of its acclaimed LUMIX ZS-Series of
digital cameras that has won worldwide popularity for its versatile
lens from ultra wide-angle to long zoom. The LUMIX ZS10 continues its
versatility with a 24mm ultra-wide-angle and powerful 16x optical zoom
LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens – and it features full-High Definition
1920x1080 video recording capability, a newly-adopted large 3.0-inch,
460,000-dot Smart Touch Intelligent LCD – which allows for Touch Zoom,
Touch Auto Focus (AF), Touch Shutter, and Touch Playback. The LUMIX
ZS10 also features a built-in GPS (Global Positioning System) function
allowing geotagged images to be pinpointed via online maps and easily
shared with friends and families.
SECAUCUS, NJ (January 25, 2011) – Panasonic today introduces the LUMIX
DMC-TS3, specifically designed for active users who want to capture
high-quality photos and 1920 x 1080 full-High Definition videos,
incorporating a powerful rugged design and new outdoor-friendly
features, such as a built-in GPS function, a compass, altimeter and
barometer. The new 12.1-megapixel LUMIX TS3 further strengthens its
toughness, when compared to its LUMIX TS2 predecessor, and is now
waterproof to approximately 40 feet (12m)*1; shockproof to
approximately 6.6 feet (2m) *2; freezeproof to 14ºF (-10 degrees C);
SECAUCUS, NJ (January 25, 2011) – Panasonic today expands its LUMIX
FX-Series of stylish and compact digital cameras, with the LUMIX FX78,
which features a new Smart Touch operation on the large 3.5-inch 16:9
aspect LCD, allowing for intuitive touch operation, including Touch AF,
Touch Zoom, Touch Shutter, and Touch Playback. The LUMIX FX78 also
incorporates a new LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMARIT, 24mm ultra-wide angle lens
that has a 5x optical zoom with F2.5 aperture. The 24mm wide-angle
lens offers approximately 213% larger viewing space when compared to a
traditional 35mm camera. This high-performing lens has been designed
to fit the slim body while still offering exceptional photo and video
quality. With its wide and bright lens, the LUMIX FX78 excels when
shooting dynamic landscapes and in low-lit situations.
Portland, OR– January 18, 2011 – onOne Software, Inc., (www.onOneSoftware.com)
a leading developer of innovative, timesaving solutions for
professional and advanced amateur photographers, today announced the
immediate availability of free album templates, backgrounds, edges and
textures for photographers who create album and book layouts. The free
content, which includes over 300 album pages, edges and template design
variations, is available on onOne Software’s website for download as
layered PSD files that can be edited with Photoshop or Photoshop
Elements. Continuing its mission to provide unprecedented value to the
photographic community, onOne Software will be adding new content on a
San Diego, CA –January 17, 2011– Nik Software (www.niksoftware.com)
announces today Silver Efex Pro 2, a major upgrade to its award-winning
Silver Efex Pro software, widely regarded by photographers as the
leading black-and-white software solution on the market today. Silver
Efex Pro 2 introduces new features that offer even more control over
detail, contrast, and tonality, making it easier than ever to transform
color photographs into stunning black-and-white images. Silver Efex Pro
2 includes new features such as the History Browser, Dynamic
Brightness, Amplify Blacks, Amplify Whites, Soft Contrast, Fine
Structure, Image Borders, and selective colorization, as well as a
variety of speed and quality improvements.