Ultimate Remote

With so many apps available for photographers, Pulse from Alpine Labs stands out as unique and powerful. Pulse plugs into your DSLR or Mirrorless camera’s USB port, so whether you’re shooting photos, time lapse, or video, you get complete creative freedom – remotely from your smartphone – with your current camera. Pulse allows you to…

Canon Introduces the First 50 MP DSLR

Canon just announced the Canon EOS 5DSi and Canon EOS 5DS Ri Digital SLR cameras featuring the world’s highest resolution* among 35mm format DSLRs. Providing photographers with uncompromising image quality, these new EOS models incorporate a newly designed Canon 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for superb image quality and…

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…

Photomatix Essentials 4

HDRsoft announces the release of  Photomatix Essentials 4, a major upgrade of it’s high dynamic range (HDR) software aimed at enthusiast photographers. Photomatix Essentials is an intuitive standalone photo processing application that merges bracketed photos to allow a greater dynamic range than conventional digital photography. It is designed to be easy-to-use but powerful enough to…

Quadcopter Divider Kit

With the Airport™ Accelerator Phantom 2 Quadcopter Divider Kit, photographers can easily convert a Think Tank Photo Airport™ Accelerator backpack (sold separately) into a customized quadcopter transportation backpack.  On point with the new era of photographic possibilities and needs, the adjustable dividers offer multi-compartment convenience to hold every key component and accessories of a quadcopter…

D750 from Nikon

Nikon announced the D750, an exciting addition to its FX-format D-SLR camera lineup. This full frame camera features a powerful combination of pro-caliber photo and video features for both professionals and enthusiasts in a compact and lightweight body. The Nikon D750 features a 24.3-megapixel sensor and is the first FX-Format Nikon D-SLR to feature a…

Another Zeiss: 1.4!

The ZEISS Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM continues the success story of the ZEISS ZM lens family and sets a new standard in the market. First, it is notable for its very high speed. With a maximum aperture of f/1.4, the lens creates a pleasing bokeh, which optically enhances the background as the main composition element,…

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…

Perfect Photo Suite 9

Perfect Photo Suite 9 adds lightning-fast Raw previews, re-editable files, improved selection tools and more. onOne Software has announced Perfect Photo Suite 9, an updated version of its photo editing and effects app for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Included in the new release are many significant performance and feature improvements, all designed to…

onOne Software Makes Perfect Photo Suite 8 Beta Version Available to Public

Perfect Photo Suite 8 Public Beta Delivers Free Complete Trial of New Photo Editing Tools Designed for Photographers by Photographers onOne Software, Inc., a leading developer of innovative and time-saving solutions for digital photography, today announced Perfect Photo Suite 8 Beta for Windows and Mac. Available as a free public download, Perfect Photo Suite 8…

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…

Change Cameras, Keep your Lenses

Sigma is introducing a new service that enables photographers, who have purchased specific Sigma lenses to switch their mounts on their lenses. Ranging in price from $80 to $250, depending on the lens, the service allows photographers to convert to Sigma, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Micro Four Thirds and Sony Emount and includes return shipping to the…

Leaf Credo Just Got Faster

With Mamiya Leaf’s release of new firmware for its Credo backs and Mamiya 645DF+ cameras, they have taken a giant step forward in enabling the use of USB 3.0. The new Firmware Updater utility also simplifies the updating of firmware in the camera and the digital back, making future updates a simple task. Also new…

Moving up from DSLR

I read an interesting account of why Mike Evans, a commercial photographer  moved to medium format…. Last year, after a long career using digital SLR cameras, commercial photographer Mike Evans made the change from 35mm to a Phase One medium format camera system. Mike didn’t feel he got the quality he needed for his jobs with…

Transcend Introduces New Solid State Drive

Transcend Information, Inc. has just introduced the HSD740 half-slim SATA III 6Gb/s solid state drive (SSD). Featuring the latest SATA specification, Transcend’s HSD740 SATA III half-slim SSD delivers peak performance in industrial grade standards, yet offers significantly smaller dimensions and superior long-term reliability than 2.5” form factor hard disk drives. SSD Performance and Applications Transcend’s…

Creative Cloud or…?

With Adobe’s change in Adobe CS, some people have wondered about alternative software. Adobe makes an excellent product and CS has been the industry standard. The question is, will their domination continue given their change in how CS is acquired. We will review various products and comment on how useful they might be for professional…