Audubon Annual Photography Awards

The National Audubon Society, in association with Nature’s Best Photography, announces its annual bird photography contest. Judges include birding legend Kenn Kaufman and famed photographer Joel Sartore. Winning photographs will be published in Audubon magazine and Nature’s Best Photography. Prizes include a trip for winner and guest to St. Lucia, Peru, Honduras and more. Winning…

30 Second Photography

Big ideas, fast and fun. If you’re anything like us at ilex, you love taking photos, but perhaps you don’t always have time to think about your work in a wider context. Well you do now! Our unique new 30-Second Photography lets you explore the power and magnitude of photography in, well, 30-second chunks. Each…

Capture One Cultural Heritage Edition Software

New Capture One CH Edition Software Phase One and Digital Transitions are proud to announce the upcoming special edition of Capture One 8 for Cultural Heritage Imaging expected to be released in December 2014. Capture One CH Software is being designed to support and enhance cultural heritage workflows from capture through post-processing. Features like AutoCrop,…

Modern Design with Easy Finger Touch Turn On/Off

NewerTech www.newertech.com, a leading performance upgrades and accessories company for Macs, PCs, iPhones, iPads, and iPods since 1988, announced today the NewerTech NuGreen LED Desk Lamp with flexible neck for the brightest workplace with no heat. Featuring 50 energy efficient Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), the cool touch NuGreen Desk Lamp produces bright light similar to…

Benro Introduces Travel Tripods

The new Benro IT15 and IT25 Travel Tripod kits are lower cost additions to the range and are suitable for those who wish to travel light, while still achieving good stability for their cameras. They are manufactured from high quality aluminium with magnesium alloy castings that are anodised and treated with high temperature anti-corrosion powder…

Pompidoo’s Amsterdam Camera Bag with XRD® Impact

  PROTECTION IN STYLE: QUITE SIMPLY YOUR SUPER HERO Pompidoo’s NEW Amsterdam Camera Bag for men [SRP: $380.10] sports a quality, stylish exterior yet beneath its quintessential, classical good looks delivers a functional, high impact resistant interior constructed from high end XRD® Technology. XRD® Impact Protection makes it its business to provide a phenomenal level…

Leica Camera Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Oskar Barnack Award

New category added and value of the award raised in honor of the Leica centennial in 2014 Leica Camera AG announces the commencement of the 2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Award and invites professional photographers to submit entries to this prestigious international photography competition. Applications and photographic projects are being accepted online from December 15, 2013 through January…

Hasselblad Goes Retail

Hasselblad just launched its first-ever retail outlet. The company, famous for over half a century for its world-leading, technically advanced, medium format cameras for high-end professional and amateur photographers – and now with an additional portfolio of consumer cameras for photo-enthusiasts worldwide – will opened for business in Tokyo’s fashionable Harajuku area on September 14.…

How do you spell SINAR?

If anyone has used a Sinar camera, they know the amazing quality of the equipment. Although their market is much smaller, given the flight from large format to medium format and DSLRs, they still produce quality equipment for a few markets. Sinar has just published a cute way of remembering their specialty markets. 65 years…

Lewis Hine Stamps – Made in America

The contributions of America’s industrial-era workers are memorialized on a new sheet of Forever stamps titled Made in America: Building a Nation. Eleven of the stamps in the series feature Lewis Hine photos of men and women at work in their trades. The stamps were dedicated at the Department of Labor by Postmaster General Patrick…

Goodbye Neopan 400 and more…

Fujifilm announces discontinuations In acknowledgment to recent speculation surrounding film discontinuations, Fujifilm Professional has confirmed that a number of its films have ceased production. The affected films are: 1. Fujifilm Neopan 400 35mm black and white film 2. Fujichrome Provia 400X 35mm and 120 colour transparency film 3. Fujifilm Superia 400 120 medium format colour negative…

14 Megapixel, 2 Second Scanner for Film Users

Reflecta launches 14 megapixel, two second scanner for film users Kenro has announced the launch of the x7 Film Scanner, capable of producing 14 megapixel images at 3200dpi in just two seconds, to be added to Reflecta’s cutting-edge range of digitization products. Using the scanner, traditional film shooters can create a digital darkroom of their…

End of an Era

Hasselblad is to cease production of its 503CW model – the last V System camera in the company’s portfolio. The decision, which comes into immediate effect, brings to an end over a half century of evolution of the company’s original camera line. Dr. Larry Hansen, Hasselblad Chairman and CEO said: “Everything has its place in…

Slides in your Attic?

Reflcta is now making a slide duplicator to enable you to digitize those slides sitting in your attic. Kenro, the UK and Ireland distributor for Reflecta, the German manufacturer of cutting-edge digitization products, has announced the launch of a fast and inexpensive way to breathe new life into old slides. Their new Digital Slide Duplicator…