Photography News Bulletins
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Sony Announces Pro-Photographer Program
Five Pros to be Included on the Roster
NEW YORK (PhotoPlus Expo #1018), Oct. 23, 2008 – Sony today unveiled its professional photographer program at the PhotoPlus Expo tradeshow.
Frans Lanting’s “ORIGINS” Web Cast
Live Concert Tomorrow at 7:30 am PST
An exclusive broadcast of CERN's "Concert for a Collider" will be Web cast Live on Tuesday October 21st at 4:30 pm, Central European Time and may be viewed online at http://webcast.cern.ch. The concert is the entertainment centerpiece of the official inauguration ceremony for the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, which will be Web cast in its entirety beginning at 3:00 pm CET. "Concert for a Collider" features Frans Lanting's ORIGINS, a new multimedia production with music by Philip Glass, and may only be viewed live online.
Photo Contest For a Good Cause
PNY Donates $100,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research HospitalPARSIPPANY, N.J. – October 13, 2008 – PNY Technologies®, Inc. announced today that they will donate $100,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® as part of the 2008 Thanks and Giving® campaign to help find cures for pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases. PNY also unveiled a family photo contest to raise additional money for the hospital.
New Additions to Hahnemuhle Line
Papers and Canvasses to be Exhibited at PhotoPlus Expo
Woodstock, IL October 13, 2008 Hahnemuhle USA is pleased to announce that they will once again be exhibiting at PhotoPlus Expo from October 23 through 25th 2008 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Earn Money For Your Photos
Contest for Students of the Digital Photo Academy
Each month, the Panasonic Digital Photo Academy (DPA) will award two new DPA students $100 for their selected image from the Student Gallery on their Web site. The winning images will be chosen by the 15th of each month, and the student will be notified and the prizes will be awarded by the 30th of each month. In order for images to be eligible, they need to be uploaded to the DPA site under the Gallery section.
Frans Lanting's ORIGINS
Multimedia Production Inaugurating the Large Hadron ColliderSANTA CRUZ, CA, October 7, 2008. The Frans Lanting Studio announced today a new multimedia production, ORIGINS, which will be performed on October 21, 2008, at the official ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, to inaugurate the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful machine ever built to study the origins of the universe. ORIGINS will be presented as the entertainment centerpiece of the ceremony, which will be attended by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, King Juan Carlos of Spain, and more than 20 other European heads of state, as well as dozens of Nobel laureates and many international scientific and diplomatic delegations.
Tenba Introduces New Sling Bag
A Smaller and Convertible Photo BagElmsford, NY, October 1, 2008 - As part of the growth of its Sling series Tenba has announced the addition of the 2nd in a new series of Convertible Photo Sling Bags to its growing Shootoutâ¢ collection. According to the company, the new Slings are unique in their ability to be converted from a "quick-draw" shooting bag to a long lens bag configuration, offering significantly more versatility, especially to sports and wildlife/outdoor photographers. Tenba says its new line brings a variety of other new, innovative and exclusive features to the sling-style bag category.
All New Epson Print Academy
Mastering the Art of the Print From the ProsLONG BEACH, Calif. - Sept. 24, 2008 - The Epson Print Academy® will be back on tour featuring an all-new curriculum and instruction from world-renowned photographers, master printmakers and color management experts using the latest digital workflow and printing technology, including new Epson UltraChrome® HDR ink technology, and Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 2 and Adobe® Photoshop® CS4. The 15-city touring program kicks off on Nov. 8 in Atlanta, GA and continues through May 2009 with stops throughout North America.
New Porter Case Carryon
Safeguards Your Gear While TravelingSOUTH BEND, IN. (September 24, 2008) - Porter Case, Inc. announces the affordable PCX Lite - Case with CART (trolley) series. The PCX Lite cases are designed as wheeled, semi-hard side, airline carryon size, luggage cases with a patented Case to Cart conversion feature that will carry over 100 pounds of other baggage on top.
Get Perfect Color
Color Control Freak 2008 Fall Schedule AnnouncedGRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 18, 2008 - X-Rite, Incorporated (NASDAQ:XRIT) - Pantone and the color experts at X-Rite Color Services today announced the fall schedule of the company's highly popular seminar, "Color Control Freak." With a popular spring series completed, X-Rite's Color Control Freak '08 will again offer attendees an in-depth understanding of color, its value in the design process and techniques for proper reproduction.
Mpix Launches New and Improved Website
Mpix 2.0 Platform Makes Print Fulfillment EasierPittsburg, Kansas, September 1, 2008 -- Mpix, a division of Miller's Professional Imaging, announces the launch of Mpix 2.0, a complete redesign and relaunch of the award-winning service for fulfilling prints and products for professional and advanced amateur photographers. The Mpix 2.0 Web site adds tools for a streamlined ordering workflow and offers additional professional products and services to save photographers time and money.
Digital Railroad Launches Photo-Book Printing Service
New Service Lets You Create Professional Photo BooksSEATTLE, August 14, 2008 - Digital Railroad, the leading provider of online archiving and marketing services for the professional photography industry, today announced a partnership with Embassy Digital to provide DRR member photographers with the ability to create custom, professional-quality photo books. DRR member photographers save 50% on their first photo-book order with Embassy Pro Books. Embassy Pro Books will also offer DRR members a 10% discount for future book orders.
Miller's Professional Imaging Announces 2008 Miller's Baby & Child Portrait Contest WinnersColumbia, MO - Miller's Professional Imaging, the leader in professional imaging labs, has announced the winners of the 6th Annual Miller's Baby & Child Portrait Contest. With the contest held online for the first time, close to 11,000 entries were submitted. A total of twenty-one winners were named, each receiving a 24x30" mounted studio sample of their winning portrait. Cash prizes, totaling $24,000, will be given to the families of the winning portraits. The portrait, "Stickin' Together," submitted by Lori Sweitzer of Marion, IL, was selected as the $5,000 Grand Prize winner.
Robert Glenn Ketchum's Famous Environmental Photography at G2 Gallery in Venice, CAOn September 20, 2008 G2 Gallery in Venice, CA will feature an exhibit by world renowned environmental photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum. Together the photographer and the gallery will support and promote conservation, education, and appreciation of our natural environment.
Olympus Announces Winners Of Inaugural "Photographers Of Tomorrow" Photo ContestCENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 10, 2008 - Olympus today announced the winners of its inaugural "Photographers of Tomorrow" contest. Designed for aspiring professional photographers or photojournalists, the contest was open to students from 12 colleges and universities with the top photography programs across the United States. The following winners in each of the three categories - Speed, Travel and Environmental Issues - were selected for their exceptional work captured with the company's flagship digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, the Olympus E-3.
Mpix expands strategic partnership with Zenfolio, a photo hosting and fulfillment servicePITTSBURG, KS - May 19, 2008 - Mpix, a division of Miller's Professional Imaging, and Zenfolio, a photo hosting and fulfillment company empowering photographers to turn their passion into a business, announced today the expanded strategic partnership to better serve the growing number of professional and advanced amateur photographers.
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops Annual Summer Image Presentations Return June 16, 2008The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, now in the 19th year of offering week-long photography workshops, sponsors an eight-week series of image presentations on Monday and Tuesday evenings, beginning June 16 and continuing through August 5, beginning at 8:30 PM.
Duggal Visual Solutions Launches Green Initiative
New York, NY-Duggal Visual Solutions, Inc., the world-renowned
photo-imaging company, has launched Duggal EcoImaging, a comprehensive
sustainability initiative to set a new industry standard by adopting
environmental practices in the printing industry.
Calumet Photographic presents Claudio Basso's fashion photography workshopNEW YORK, March 14, 2008 - Calumet Photographic is thrilled to present highly acclaimed photographer Claudio Basso and his prestigious reality training program on fashion photography, April 28-29 at its New York store on 22 W. 22nd Street. Backed by his all-star cast of celebrity hair stylists, makeup artists and New York City supermodels, Basso delivers a compelling training experience to help photographers improve their skills and launch successful careers in fashion photography.
HENRY FROEHLICH, 1922 ~ 2008
The photographic community, his family and friends mourn the passing of Henry Froehlich, one of the true pioneers and leaders of the photographic industry in the 20th Century. He died peacefully on January 24th at the age of 85.