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35mm Slide & Film ScannerThe New Pana-Scan™ 35mm Slide & Film Scanner enables you to quickly and easily convert your cherished slides and negatives into high resolution 5 megapixel digital images on your computer at the push of a button!
Olympus E-620 DSLR
Compact body, Live View LCD, and moreCENTER VALLEY, Pa., February 24, 2009 – As children, our imaginations run wild and finger-painted artistic creations are proudly displayed on our family refrigerators. But as we grow older, we learn to color inside the lines, and have less and less time for art. We often lose touch with how satisfying it is to create something uniquely our own. Olympus delivers the new E-620 digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera to bring back that free-style experimenting and the magical feeling of being inspired by our own art.
WD My Book World Edition
Automatic Continuous Network BackupLAKE FOREST, Calif. – Feb. 18, 2009 - WD® (NYSE: WDC), the world’s leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its newly redesigned My Book® World Edition™ network storage drive, simplifying the critical but tedious task of backing up an entire household’s precious files. Designed for consumers who have multiple computers on a home network, the new drive will be available in 1 terabyte and 2 terabyte capacities, and is compatible with PC and Mac® computers.
Canon's 2009 PowerShot Lineup
Ten new cameras offer an array of optionsLAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 17, 2009 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced 10 new PowerShot cameras that offer an array of photographic options for the entry-level consumer right up to the photo enthusiast. Whether on a family vacation, swimming in an ocean or out for a night on the town, the new line-up of PowerShot digital cameras enable consumers to customize their photographic experience to their personality with color, style and features galore.
Canon Adds Tilt-Shift Lenses
Introducing the TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4LLAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 17, 2009 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging and optics, today introduced two new Tilt-Shift lenses, the TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4L. These two new L series lenses expand the Company’s extensive lens line-up of TS-E lenses giving photographers creative control over perspective and depth of field in their images. Both the TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4L are specialty lenses ideal for landscape and architectural photography and are compatible with all Canon EOS system single lens reflex cameras.
Sony Adds Intelligent Auto Technology To Cyber-shot Cameras
Three key technologies make the cameras "smarter"SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2009 – Sony today announced five new Cyber-shot cameras (models DSC-T900, DSC-T90, DSC-W290, DSC-W230 and DSC-H20) that make it easier to take the best pictures without changing settings. The intelligent auto mode, available on the T900, T90, W290 and H20 models helps “think” for you and detect scene conditions then adjust settings, especially in difficult lighting scenarios.
Fujifilm Unveils New Product Lineup
Fujifilm's Full Range of Imaging Solutions Presented at PMA 2009Valhalla, NY, February 17, 2009 – FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. is showcasing a broad spectrum of imaging solutions at the PMA 2009 Annual Convention and Trade Show under its banner, “Fujifilm. Expand the World of Imaging". Fujifilm continues to deliver unique and creative products and services that can help its customers to maintain and expand their revenue streams, even as the challenges of a tough economy and changing photographic imaging market increase.
Olympus Launches Workshop
Classes For E-System ShootersCENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 21, 2009-Olympus launches new photography classes for beginner and intermediate users of Olympus E-System digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. Kicking off in February, the classes are designed for consumers who purchased or received cameras during the holidays and are interested in learning about the art and science of photography. The half-day courses will be held at six locations throughout North America. Olympus Technical Representatives, experts in photography and Olympus products, will lead the sessions and help attendees elevate their picture-taking abilities to the next level.
New Canon Projector
A High-Res and Affordable Multimedia SolutionLAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 8, 2009 – Responding to the higher resolution and widescreen transition in all forms of visual display, and to the affordability requirements of many professional users, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced the REALiS SX800, the latest advancement in Canon’s acclaimed line of REALiS Multimedia Projectors.
WD Extends Line Of Mac External Hard Drives
New Drives Offer Simplicity and ValueSAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 6, 2009 – Macworld Expo Booth No. 211 – Broadening its storage solutions for Mac®, WD (NYSE: WDC), the world leader in external storage solutions, today introduced two new external hard drives -- the My Passport™ for Mac portable drive and the My Book® Mac Edition external hard drive. Pre-formatted for Mac and offering a simple USB interface, these drives offer the ever-growing Mac community reliable, easy-to-use storage. WD’s latest Mac-ready drives work seamlessly with Apple® Time Machine™ or other popular Mac backup software to provide protection for consumers’ valuable digital photos and media.
Pentax Announces White K2000
Limited Edition System With Two LensesGOLDEN, CO (December 16, 2008)…PENTAX Imaging Company has announced a limited edition, white PENTAX K2000 DSLR system with a double zoom kit. This new model replicates the original K2000 design that launched in September 2008 for consumers who are ready to make the transition from a point-and-shoot digital camera to digital SLR photography. The new camera body and both lenses* feature a brilliant white color with black trim.
Micro Four Thirds Adapter
HP Marketing Corp. Releases Leica M Mount Lens AdapterNovoflex, Germanyʼs premier manufacturer of quality digital and analog accessories has announced the availability of a new lens adapter to mount Leica M lenses onto the new Micro Four Thirds-Standard camera bodies which include the Panasonic Lumix G1, a new Olympus as well as camera bodies that will become available next year using the new Micro Four Thirds-Standard system.
Nikon Unveils D3X
New Flagship Full-Frame 24.5-Megapixel D-SLRMELVILLE, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2008) – Nikon Inc. today announced the D3X, an FX-format digital SLR featuring extreme 24.5-megapixel resolution and superb low-noise capabilities, which provides professional photographers with commercial-quality image performance in a familiar and extraordinarily versatile D-SLR form factor. In conjunction with the groundbreaking Nikon FX-format D3, the D3X tops off a collection of flagship level, rugged, professional caliber digital single lens reflex cameras engineered to excel in all types of professional photographic disciplines from photojournalism and sideline sports, to commercial in-studio applications.
RED Announces DSMC
Modular Camera System that Doubles as D-SLR and VideoThe Red DSMC System
Scarlet and EPIC are the DNA of RED's new DSMC system. Using a DSMC (Digital Stills and Motion Camera) lets you shoot no-compromise still or motion images with the same camera. Well Actually with over a trillion different cameras. Configure your camera to handle like a DSLR... or a cinema camera... or anything you can imagine.
Olympus Announces New E-30
Expands Vision with Artistic Filters and Multiple Exposures
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., November 5, 2008 – Through the centuries, legendary artists have expressed their individuality by relying on active imaginations and keen eyes to produce artistic masterpieces that alter reality to reveal a profound truth or feeling. The Olympus E-30 digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera is a powerful tool that takes the art of photography to new creative heights by offering the artistic freedom to capture what you see in your mind’s eye, not just what you see through the camera lens.
Canon Lens Rebate
Save Money on Select Canon Lenses
Save up to $125 on select Canon Lenses with our new Canon Instant Savings Rebate. Purchases eligible for this rebate must be made between October 19, 2008 and January 17, 2009.
Olympus Lens Update Available
Firmware Upgrade For Micro Four Thirds System
Today Olympus announces a firmware update for the following five Zuiko Digital Lenses:
Manfrotto Announces New Products
Launches New D.I.Y. Photo Kits and Carbon Fiber Tripods
Ramsey, NJ (October 23, 2008) – Manfrotto, a world leading manufacturer of professional photo and video support products, today introduced its D.I.Y. series of comprehensive athome photography kits. Designed for the enthusiast, the D.I.Y. series comprises four kits, each of which combines specific Manfrotto support products that work together as a system to assure optimal lighting results for the most common and sought after photo applications.
Olympus Offers Limited Edition Komachi Kit
E-420 D-SLR With Beauty, Elegance and Performance
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., October 21, 2008 – Named after famous Japanese poet Ono no Komachi, who was renowned for her beauty, the E-420 Komachi Kit certainly lives up to its namesake. The new limited-edition kit caters to those looking for amazing image quality in a small and light digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera with an elegant design.
New Think Tank Photo Backpack
First to Expand and Fit D-SLR Equipment
SANTA ROSA, CALIF – In December, Think Tank Photo will release the Shape ShifterTM, the first backpack designed to expand and contract to fit DSLR equipment. By contracting down to 3 inches, the backpack keeps photographers from having to carryaround a large foam box on their backs once their equipment is removed. To be alerted when the backpack is available, go to www.thinktankphoto.com/shapeshifter.