Dec 012016
Phase One Releases Capture One 10

COPENHAGEN, December 1, 2016 – Phase One today released Capture One Pro 10, a major release of the world’s premiere raw conversion and image editing software. Designed to support wide ranging workflows of both professional and passionate photographers, Capture One Pro is known and trusted for rendering the finest image color and detail from more […]

Oct 262016
PhotoPlus 2016 Show Report

October means many things. Fall, cooler weather, leaves turning color, Halloween, and photography. Every October, the Jacob Javits Center in New York City hosts the PhotoPlus Photography Exposition. I used to travel to this show every year, but now I go on even years the coincide with the Photokina show in Cologne, Germany. I can’t […]

Oct 172016
Saying Goodbye to Mac

After eight years of nearly uninterrupted service, I finally had to retire my Mac Pro 2008. This dual-Xeon workstation served me long and faithfully, but Apple and the economy conspired against my upgrading to the latest and greatest Mac Pro. However, this was not a surprise. I saw the writing on the wall a long […]

Oct 142016
Manfrotto Launches Befree Live Video Tripod

Upper Saddle River, N.J. (October 13, 2016) – Manfrotto, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, launches Befree Live – the smallest, most on the go versatile video tripod and kits in the Manfrotto range. Befree Live will premier in the U.S. next week at PhotoPlus […]

Oct 112016
Photo Trivia: Lost in Space

The standard Hasselblad 500C was extensively used by NASA during the Project Mercury program in 1962-3, and continued through to Project Gemini. During Gemini 10 in 1966, astronaut Michael Collins accidentally let slip his camera during a space-walk, and it drifted into space. For the Apollo moon-landing program, the motorized 500 EL was adopted, with […]

Oct 052016
Bowens Launches Generation X Flash Range

Upper Saddle River, N.J. (October 5, 2016) – Manfrotto Distribution, Inc., distributor of Bowens products in the United States, proudly announces the launch of the new Generation X flash range by Bowens. These innovative units will debut in the U.S. at PhotoPlus Expo in New York City later this month and mark a renaissance for […]

Oct 052016

Portland, OR (October 5, 2016) – Lensbaby—makers of award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories— announces the launch of their most versatile lens yet, Trio 28. Designed specifically for mirrorless camera users, Trio 28 features three selective focus optics in one compact lens and will be available for purchase on October 26, 2016. By simply […]

Sep 212016
Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS - Olympus Announced!

Elinchrom continues to expand the family of EL-Skyport Plus HS transmitters to Olympus users! Since the launch of the EL-Skyport Plus HS for Canon, Nikon and Sony, the most advanced EL-Skyport is now available to Olympus users. This will give photographers the ability to control and visualise power settings for all their compatible Elinchrom lights […]

Sep 202016
Phase One Releases Capture One Pro 9.3

COPENHAGEN, September 20, 2016 — Phase One, the developer and provider of the world’s first 100 Megapixel medium format camera, today released Capture One Pro 9.3. Professional photographers rely upon Capture One Pro — its superior quality raw image rendering, plug and play tethering ease, precision image editing resources, and its robust enhancements to support […]

Sep 202016
Olympus Announces the OM-D E-M1 Mk II Compact System Camera

Olympus Corporation (President: Hiroyuki Sasa) is pleased to announce the development of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II. This Micro Four Thirds System standard compliant Compact System Camera achieves a maximum 18 fps high-speed sequential shooting in AF/AE tracking. The newly developed TruePic VIII image processor, 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor equipped with the new […]

Sep 192016
FujiFilm Announces the GFX 50S Medium Format Mirrorless Camera

Valhalla, N.Y., September 19, 2016 – In response to unprecedented interest from professionalphotographers, FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announces the development of the new medium format FUJIFILM GFX mirrorless digital camera system that will deliver unmatched and exceptional image quality. The innovative GFX system will reach a new Fujifilm photographic standard, andsupport its ongoing commitment to providing the total imaging solution for photographers.     Photographic Excellence and Innovation Over the course of its proud history […]

Sep 142016
PhotoPlus Announces Keynote Speakers for 2016 Expo

Lost Art of Truth, Storytelling, and Real-Life Experiences Rediscovered During Keynote Presentations at PhotoPlus 2016   Rock/Photography Legends Graham Nash / Mark Seliger Discuss Careers and Friendship; VII Photo Photographers Celebrate 15th Anniversary, Share Views on Storytelling and Integrity; National Geographic Photographers Establish Global Effort to Protect Oceans and Marine Life     NEW YORK (September […]

Jul 292016
Copper River Bags Safari Leather Camera Bag Review

As I have previously stated, a good camera bag is a necessity for any photographer who decides to use something other than his/her smartphone to capture images. Cameras tend to attract stuff that you always need to have on hand (just in case). But the bag must also protect the camera and its lenses from […]