Photography News Bulletins
Our photo news bulletins report when a new camera or other photography related gear is announced. So you never have to miss any industry news.
David Stoecklein at Triple Creek Ranch
June 4 - 7, 2010Triple Creek Ranch will host world famous Western genre photographer, David Stoecklein's photography workshop. David, author of numerous books and recipient of broad American and international acclaim, will share his vast knowledge and photography skills with participants making them better photographers, more capable technicians and perceptive critics of the photographic arts. Where better to find and capture your creative soul than among Montana's awe inspiring Bitterroot Valley with the help of America's foremost Western photographer?
David Stoecklein Workshop
February 5-8There are still a few spots left for Dave's Digital Photography Workshop at his Mackay Ranch February 5-8.
Tamron Educational Video Series
Weekly postings start Jan. 18January 11, 2010, Commack, NY – Tamron USA, Inc. has just announced a free new learning program that’s specifically targeted at first-time Digital SLR owners, but also likely to appeal to a broad spectrum of shooters including experienced enthusiasts, and those who simply want to get a better handle on all the exciting features built into their new Digital SLR cameras. Starting on January 18, 2010, and every Monday for 12 weeks, Tamron will release an entertaining and informative one-minute episode of “DSLR Know How with Tamron” on YouTube that’s designed to bring picture-takers up to speed in getting the most out of their equipment.
Desert Journey Into Wild Namibia
With Frans Lanting and Chris EckstromJoin Frans and Chris on a wild desert journey through a faraway corner of southwest Africa--Namibia, a little-known country that is making a big statement to the rest of the world. The first nation to incorporate protection of the environment into its constitution, Namibia recently proclaimed its entire coastline as a national park--another first. This year's show features new images and video from the towering red dunes of the Namib Desert to the lashing South Atlantic seas that batter the "Skeleton Coast," and will introduce you to unusual animals from the fabled desert elephant to the seldom-glimpsed brown hyena--and bring you eye-to-eye with eland, kudu, and the rare black rhino. Proceeds from this presentation will benefit the Long Marine Lab's Seymour Discovery Center.
Sigma Student Photography Scholarship
Now accepting applicationsRONKONKOMA, NY--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - Sigma Corporation of America (www.sigmaphoto.com), a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world's most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the company's first-ever scholarship contest.
Olympus Class For Photo Enthusiasts
Attendees learn lighting, portraiture and macro photographyCENTER VALLEY, Pa., October 13, 2009 – Olympus is launching its latest in a series of photography classes for photo enthusiasts who are interested in elevating their skills to the next level, specifically in the areas of lighting, portraiture and macro photography. The half-day courses are scheduled at eight locations throughout the U.S., and are led by Olympus Technical Representatives, experts both in photography and Olympus products.
Photographer Irving Penn Dies
One of the 20th century’s most prolific fashion photographersMaster photographer Irving Penn was so far ahead of his time that many of his most important photographs came to be appreciated long after they were taken. With his passing this week at the age of 92, the photography world lost a legend.
Portraits of Love Project
Pro photographers volunteer time to send portraits to soldiersOld Bridge, NJ — The PhotoImaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA) along with Soldiers’ Angels, a grassroots volunteer organization, revealed today the Portraits of Love Project, a volunteer effort aimed at sending family portraits to soldiers around the globe this holiday season.
ChasingPicturePerfection.com Online Photo Course
Assignments help snapshooters practice techniquesNorthport, NY, July 14, 2009: ChasingPicturePerfection.com, a photo tips blog for beginner and novice snapshooters looking to improve their photography skills, announced an online photo course designed to give snapshooters an opportunity to practice photo techniques and tips. The first assignment asks photographers to shoot a photo that demonstrates creative shallow depth of field and is due July 24, 2009.
Bogen Imaging Hosts Free Webinar
Focus is on adventure sports photographyRamsey, N.J. (July 2, 2009)—Bogen Imaging, a leading distributor of top quality photographic support products and accessories in North America, announces a free webinar titled “Adventure Sports Photography: Round Table with Adventure Photographer Michael Clark.” Part of the company’s Bogen Café series of free instructional webinars, the seminar will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT, on Friday, July 17th.
liveBooks webinar with Art Wolfe
Free, online seminars help photo pros grow their businessesSan Francisco, Calif. – May 27, 2009 – liveBooks, Inc., (www.livebooks.com) the leading provider of customized portfolio websites and marketing software for professional photographers, has announced a free, three-part webinar series about composition with world renowned nature photographer Art Wolfe.
Digital Light & Color Picture Window 5.0
Features a host of new features
Cambridge, Mass – Digital Light & Color announced availability of the latest major upgrade of Picture Window Pro. The new edition extends the tradition of the highest image quality and full control of all image parameters in an easy to use package and at moderate cost. Now Picture Window 5.0 adds a host of new features to this powerful professional image editing program.
Vertus Play With Pictures Competition
Winner gets new iPhone
To coincide with the recent launch of Play With Pictures, a new software program that enables even first-time users to create exciting and fun image mashups and compositions, Vertus the maker of the program is running a competition the winner of which will receive a new iPhone! To enter, simply download the free trial of the software, http://www.playwithpictures.com/en/freetrial.html, knock up a composition, and submit it for consideration! You can find more details on the competition through the following link: http://blog.playwithpictures.com/journal/2009/3/16/win-an-iphone-in-week-four-of-our-gadget-give-away.html
Palm Springs Photo Festival
4th Annual Festival Starts March 29thThe city of Palms Springs welcomes Connect 09, the fourth annual Palm Springs Photo Festival. Founded by master photographer Jeff Dunas, CONNECT 09 offers the opportunity for professional and advanced amateur photographers to personally meet top photographers, museum curators, gallery directors, art directors, photo editors, publishers, advertising agency creatives, educators and industry leaders in the spectacular desert environment of Palm Springs, California.
Olympus Launches Space Project
E-3 will be used to document the earthCENTER VALLEY, Pa., February 26, 2009 – Olympus Corporation commemorates its 90th anniversary by creating the ‘Olympus Space Project’ to photograph the majestic beauty of our planet and raise awareness to protect it. The company’s flagship E-3 digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera and ZUIKO digital lenses will journey to the International Space Station (ISS) on the next Space Shuttle Discovery mission.
X-Rite Presents Webinar on Color Workflow
Aimed at wedding, portrait and landscape photographersElmsford, NY – February 25, 2009 – X-Rite Field Marketing Manager Joe Brady will hold the first of a series of Webinars on “Color Workflow for the Photographer,” to educate viewers on the increasingly critical role calibration and profiling plays in the professional photographer’s workflow. Viewers can register here.
Epson Wins Design Awards
Forum recognizes excellence in design and functionalityLONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2009 – Epson has been recognized with seven prestigious International Forum (iF) Design Awards for the Epson Artisan 800 and Artisan 700 premium all-in-ones, Epson WorkForce 600 and WorkForce 40 small and home office all-in-one and single function printers, Epson Stylus Pro GS6000 wide format solvent printer, Epson PowerLite 400W short-throw multimedia projector, and the Epson TM-S1000 high-accuracy check and coupon scanner.
Epson and PolyVision Join Forces
To Donate Equipment to the Florida Digital Educator ProgramsLONG BEACH, Calif. and SUWANEE, Ga. Epson America Inc., the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, and PolyVision, that recently introduced ēno™, the world’s most advanced interactive whiteboard, today announced the donation of 10 new Epson PowerLite® W6 multimedia projectors and 10 new ēno interactive whiteboards to the Florida Digital Educator program’s Master Digital Educators.
New Nikon Fast Lens
Introducing The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8GMELVILLE, N.Y. (Feb. 8, 2009) – Nikon Inc. today announced the AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G lens, which is the first fixed focal length, fast-aperture DX-format lens that affords photographers superb image quality along with the creative possibilities and versatility of the classic 50mm focal length (FX-format equivalent of 52mm). When mounted on a DX-format camera body, it enables photographers to document their world with a lens that produces a picture angle similar to the field of vision as seen through the human eye. Whether new to D-SLRs or a seasoned enthusiast, users will appreciate the extreme low-light performance and the expanded ability to dramatically separate the subject and background with the new 35mm DX lens’ wide f/1.8 aperture.
New Tiffen Apple App
Image Enhancement Tool for iPod and iPhoneHauppauge, NY – February 3, 2009 -- The Tiffen Company, a Long Island based leading manufacturer and distributor of photographic accessories, announced a special version of its award-winning Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Creative Effects software, for Apple® iPhone® and iPod Touch® owners.