The “Right Way”
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The “Right Way”

October 1, 2006 | Rob Sheppard
Are you doing things correctly when working digitally? What does "correctly" mean, anyway?
Slides To Digital
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Slides To Digital

October 1, 2006 | Mike Stensvold
Duping with a D-SLR
PHOTOKINA: HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer
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PHOTOKINA: HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer

September 29, 2006 | By Staff

The HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer delivers exceptional image quality and the best photo permanence on the market. HP Vivera pigment ink technology, combined with the printer’s professional colors, enables accurate and consistent color reproduction. HP’s third-generation gray ink is more neutral than ever before, allowing for exceptionally smooth transitions and detail. Eight individual high-capacity ink cartridges enable high-volume printing with efficient printing speeds – producing 4 x 6-inch photos in as fast as 10 seconds and 13 x 19-inch photos as fast as 1.5 minutes – ideal for professional photographers and advanced amateurs. Users can print exceptional photos on digital fine art media including canvas, photo rag, watercolor, stiff pre-matte and film up to 1.5-mm thick, as well as improved HP Advanced Photo Paper.

PHOTOKINA: HP Photosmart Pro B8350 Photo Printer
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PHOTOKINA: HP Photosmart Pro B8350 Photo Printer

September 29, 2006 | By Staff

The versatile HP Photosmart Pro B8350 Photo Printer is ideal for hobbyist photographers who want to achieve professional lab-quality prints – from 3.5 x 5-inch to 13 x 19-inch – at home. The printer produces rich and realistic, six-ink color photos that resist fading longer than lab-processed photos – up to 108 years – using HP Vivera Inks.1 Additionally, the HP Photosmart Pro B8350 Photo Printer offers users more printing options with a rear input tray, and easily handles thicker and stiffer papers.

PHOTOKINA: HP Designjet Z2100 and Z3100 Photo Printers
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PHOTOKINA: HP Designjet Z2100 and Z3100 Photo Printers

September 29, 2006 | By Staff

The new HP Designjet Z Series Photo Printers expands HP’s professional printing portfolio with an automated, intuitive experience in image reproduction for creative professionals. Leveraging HP Vivera pigment ink technology (introduced with the HP Photosmart Pro B9180) together with new built-in color management technologies and an intelligent ink delivery system, the HP Designjet Z Series produces exquisite, museum-quality photographs – print after print.

PHOTOKINA: Tamron 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro
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PHOTOKINA: Tamron 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro

September 29, 2006 | By Staff
Extending the Tele-End of the Popular 18-200mm All-In-One Zoom to 250mm Ultra Telephoto Makes This New 18-250mm Di-II Zoom the Most Versatile High Power Zoom Lens Available
PHOTOKINA: 4GB SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Card
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PHOTOKINA: 4GB SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Card

September 26, 2006 | By Staff
COLOGNE, GERMANY, Sep. 26, 2006 – SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today introduced a 4-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra® II SD High Capacity (SDHC) card to meet the growing demand for higher capacity storage. The new cards can store more than 2,000 high-resolution pictures or up to 8 hours of MPEG 4 video. The announcement was made at the Photokina trade show where SanDisk is demonstrating products in Hall 6, Stand D78/E79.
The SanDisk Ultra II SDHC card features write speeds of 9 megabytes (MB) per second and read speeds of 10MB/sec. The cards are targeted at digital photography enthusiasts with 5 mega-pixel or higher resolution digital cameras or videographers with camcorders that require significantly faster flash storage cards.
PHOTOKINA: Kodak Panel “When to Use Digital? When To Use Film? How Pros Decide.”
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PHOTOKINA: Kodak Panel “When to Use Digital? When To Use Film? How Pros Decide.”

September 26, 2006 | By Staff

ROCHESTER, NY and COLOGNE, Germany, September 26 – Attendees of this year’s Photokina should make plans to join a panel of internationally acclaimed photographers for three panel discussions at Photokina, entitled “When to Use Film? When to Use Digital? Let the Professional Decide.” The panelists, featuring Renate Forster, Frederic Lagrange, Jock McDonald and Chris Usher, will showcase images taken with the new KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA color negative film family and discuss the importance and relevance of film in a digital world.

PHOTOKINA: Kodak Introduces Enhanced Portra Color Negative Films
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PHOTOKINA: Kodak Introduces Enhanced Portra Color Negative Films

September 26, 2006 | By Staff

ROCHESTER, NY, and COLOGNE, Germany, September 26 – In a move that underscores its ongoing support of the professional photography market, Eastman Kodak Company today introduced enhanced versions of its iconic KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA color negative film family, comprising 160 VC, 160 NC, 400 VC and 400 NC film. These films help professional photographers create stunning images with finer grain, spectacular skin tones, and improved scanning performance for greater enlargement capability. Plus, PORTRA 160VC and PORTRA 400VC films now provide a more ideal combination of higher color saturation and lower contrast for optimal performance in high-color applications. Kodak unveiled the films, along with images taken with them by world-renowned photographers, today at Photokina, a worldwide imaging trade show and exposition, in Cologne, Germany.

PHOTOKINA: SanDisk 16-Gigabyte Extreme III Compactflash memory card
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PHOTOKINA: SanDisk 16-Gigabyte Extreme III Compactflash memory card

September 26, 2006 | By Staff

COLOGNE, GERMANY, Sep. 26, 2006 – SanDisk®  Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today introduced the 12- and 16-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Extreme® III CompactFlash® cards to its award-winning Extreme III performance line, making these the highest capacity cards in the world. The new high-performance, large-capacity cards are ideal for professional photographers who shoot RAW or high-resolution JPG files and need the performance, reliability and capacity to capture these large files.

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