Wedding and Portrait Photographers' Legal Handbook by Norman Phillips and Christopher S. Nudo, Esq. (Amherst Media, Inc., 2005; ISBN: 1-58428-148-0). This practical handbook includes sample forms and contracts as well as concise, jargon-free explanations of legal concepts for the working photographer.
5MP Compact With Anti-Shake
With a large two-inch LCD screen for easy viewing, the new DiMAGE Z5 from Konica Minolta features 5-megapixel resolution, Anti-Shake CCD technology and a zoom range of 35-420mm (35mm equivalent). The camera boasts a fast startup time and has a rapid autofocus of 0.2 seconds at wide angle and 0.3 seconds in telephoto. Price: TBA. Contact: Konica Minolta, (800) 285-6422, www.konicaminolta.us.
Push-Button Card Reader
Insert your memory card into MediaGear's 10 in 4 Push-Button Reader/Writer, push its copy button and relax while the device transfers your images to your computer's hard drive. The reader even creates a new file folder for your images so you won't need to use a mouse. The unit accepts popular media card formats and interfaces with your computer via a fast USB 2.0 connection. Estimated Street Price: $35. Contact: MediaGear, (714) 564-7719, www.mymediagear.com.