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Tamron Announces Digitally Integrated Telephoto Macro Zoom
January 21, 2008, Commack, NY, -Mr. Morio Ono, president and CEO of Tamron Co., Ltd., announced that the company will launch its popular telephoto macro zoom for full-size format - AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1: 2（Model A17NII）- with a Built-In Motor for Nikon.
Adobe Unveils Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Jan. 10, 2008 - Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced the highly anticipated Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 software for Macintosh is now available for pre-order at www.adobe.com/go/buyphotoshop_elements_mac. Photoshop Elements 6 software for Mac combines power and simplicity so consumers at all experience levels can easily achieve outstanding results with their digital photos. In advance of its early Q2 2008 ship date, the Macintosh community will get its first peek at the new product features during the Macworld Conference & Expo, Jan. 14-17, 2008 in San Francisco (Booth#S1302).
Epson Releases Stylus Photo R1900
LONG BEACH, CA. - Jan. 7, 2008 - Epson, the overwhelming brand of choice among professional photographers, today announced the release of the Epson Stylus Photo R1900, a 13-inch printer designed for advanced photographers and graphic designers. The Epson R1900 provides an unprecedented standard in glossy color photographic prints with its Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss 2 ink featuring an improved Gloss Optimizerâ¢ and new red and orange ink cartridges. The Epson R1900 is also raising the creative standard for print quality with the introduction of Radiance Technology, an innovation dramatically improving color transitions, resulting in brilliant, true-to-life photos.
Tamron Announces New Educational Purchase Rebate Program for Students
New Program Now Allows Tamron Dealers to Deliver Lenses Purchased by Qualifying Students and Educators on Same Day of Purchase
December 31, 2007, Commack, NY - Tamron USA, Inc. announced it has revamped its popular Educational Purchase Program effective January 1, 2008. Instructors employed by & students enrolled in select U.S. universities and community colleges and teaching or majoring in photography, photojournalism, visual media, fine art, design, film, video, or communications are eligible for significant rebates on Tamron products. In addition, the Tamron Educational Purchase Rebate can be combined with any regular Tamron rebate in effect at the time of purchase.
Tamron Announces Winners of "An Emotional Appeal" Photo Contest
Leading Professional Photographer and Contest Judge Selects Grand Prize Winner and Twenty Favorites Now Posted on Tamron's On-Line Gallery
Tamron Launches AF18-250mm Di II With Built-In Motor For Nikon Mount
December 4, 2007, Commack, NY-Tamron announced that the company has released the AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro, a lightweight, compact and ultra high power zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras with APS-C sized image sensors with a Built-In Motor for Nikon (Model A18N II).
Olympus Announces "Photographers Of Tomorrow" Contest For Top Photography Students
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., December 4, 2007 - Olympus today announced its inaugural "Photographers of Tomorrow" photo contest, which is specifically designed for aspiring professional photographers or photojournalists, and will enrich the resumes and portfolios of the participating students.
Wacom Expands Cintiq Interactive Pen Display Portfolio
Vancouver, WA - Dec. 3, 2007 - Wacom Technology Corp. announced today the introduction of two new members to the Cintiq family - the Cintiq 12WX and Cintiq 20WSX. The Cintiq 12WX combines all the advantages and power of direct pen-on-screen input with a new low-profile, lightweight and flexible design. The new Cintiq 12WX is aimed at professional creators of digital content looking to improve and streamline their workflow. Storyboarding for 2D or 3D animations, compositing for post production, designing graphics, as well as retouching photos are just a few of the many creative applications where the Cintiq 12WX will excel.
Sigma Releases Photo Pro Demo CD
Sigma Corporation of America is pleased to announce
the availability of the Sigma Photo Pro Demo CD, recently introduced at
Photo Plus Expo last October. This CD features both PC and Mac versions
of Photo Pro software and a selection of X3F raw image files made by a
number of professional and nonprofessional photographers, using the
SD14 camera system.
Olympus Delivers E-3 Digital SLR
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., October 16, 2007 - Olympus today announces the new Olympus E-3, which is the flagship of its Digital SLR line and provides the high-precision performance demanded by professional and enthusiastic photographers. It combines speed and weatherproof durability for capturing exceptional images in any situation. Olympus pioneered Full Time Live View and Dust Reduction technologies for digital SLR cameras, leading where others have followed. Now, the new E-3 enhances those technical innovations and raises the performance bar with the fastest autofocus in the world. Body-Integrated Mechanical Image Stabilization to stabilize every lens, a 10-megapixel Live MOS image sensor to capture beautiful images, and a magnesium alloy body for dust-proof and splash-proof durability join the impressive innovations developed for the E-3.
Olympus Announces Three New Zuiko Digital Lenses
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., October 16, 2007 - Launching together with the new Olympus E-3 Digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera, Olympus proudly adds three new ZUIKO DIGITAL lenses to its line of 100 percent digital-specific optics. These innovative lenses employ Olympus' newly-developed Supersonic Wave Drive (SWD) technology inside to provide quiet, ultra-fast autofocus (AF) speed, and offer several impressive distinctions.
Legion Paper Goes Green
New York, NY (September 18, 2007) - Legion Paper, the leading supplier of fine art paper in North America, launches a comprehensive eco-friendly paper classification system as part of their website, www.legionpaper.com. This new tool is the first of its kind within the paper industry to provide a powerful âgreen' search engine.
Sony Introduces New High-Performance D-SLR
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5, 2007 - Sony is expanding its (Alpha) digital SLR system with the introduction of the DSLR-A700 camera, which is aimed at photo enthusiasts or serious photo hobbyists. The new model features advanced imaging technologies and ultra-responsive operation, as well as a lightweight, dust- and moisture-resistant, magnesium alloy construction common to enthusiast-class D-SLR cameras.
Panasonic Expands LUMIX SLR Line
SECAUCUS, N.J. (August 30, 2007) - Panasonic today introduced the newest member of its digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera line, the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-L10, the company's first SLR with Face Detection. The DMC-L10 also offers an advanced 2.5 inch Live View LCD which can rotate 270 degrees, enabling versatile shooting options, and making it easy and convenient to shoot from high or low angles. Complete with a 10.1-megapixel Live MOS Sensor, the DMC-L10 includes an advanced, Supersonic Wave Filter system that prevents dust from collecting on the sensor and degrading photo quality.
HP Delivers New Printers and Tools for Consumers
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2007 - HP today introduced several imaging and printing solutions - including five compact photo printers, five Photosmart single-function and all-in-one printers, two Deskjet printer models and a variety of unique photo books - all designed to make it easier for consumers to print, create and share their content in new ways.
Tamron AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II Wins EISA Award
The AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro (Model A18), a lightweight, compact, and ultimate high-power zoom lens designed for exclusive use with digital SLR cameras equipped with APS-C sized image sensors, which was launched in February 2007, has been selected as the winner of the EISA Photo Award - European Consumer Lens of the Year 2007-2008.
Nikon Introduces New D300 Professional Digital SLR Camera
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AUGUST 23, 2007) - Nikon (http://www.nikonusa.com/) today introduced its most advanced DX-format digital SLR camera, the D300. Engineered with pro-level features and performance, the 12.3 effective megapixel D300 combines brand new technologies with advanced features inherited from Nikon's newly announced D3 professional digital SLR camera to offer serious photographers remarkable performance combined with agility.
Nikon Releases D3 Digital SLR Camera
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AUGUST 23, 2007) - Eight years after Nikon's D1 camera changed professional digital photography forever, Nikon today introduced the D3 - a new digital SLR camera that is poised to once again revolutionize photography for professionals. The 12.1 effective megapixel D3 features Nikon's new FX-format CMOS sensor, measuring 23.9 x 36mm, which is nearly identical to the size of 35mm film. With the fastest startup time, shortest viewfinder blackout time, and shortest shutter lag of any digital SLR camera as well as the capability to shoot up to nine frames per second at full FX-format resolution, the D3 is the world's fastest digital SLR camera in its class.
Olympus Announces 18x Optical Zoom SP-560 UZ
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., August 23, 2007 - Olympus introduces the new SP-560 Ultra Zoom digital camera, the all-in-one solution for consumers looking for power and versatility for any shooting situation. The compact SP-560 UZ blends ease-of-use with an industry-leading focal range (27mm wide-angle to 18x optical zoom), an 8-megapixel image sensor and the latest technologies to deliver superior image quality and performance.
Olympus Introduces Sleek New 790 SW
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., August 23, 2007 - Olympus today introduces the Stylus 790 SW, the newest addition to its stylish and durable Stylus SW line of digital compact cameras. Available in five stunning colors (orange, blue, lime, black and silver), the shockproof, waterproof, freezeproof and dustproof camera captures amazing images in any situation - whether it is a day of fun at the beach, an action-packed snorkel adventure, a family ski trip or a night out with friends.