Google Accused Of Piracy By Getty Images In European Court

Getty Images’ claims that Google’s image search opens photographers to rampant piracy.

Today, Getty Images filed a legal complaint against Google with the European Commission. It’s the latest in a series of legal complaints that Google has faced in Europe over the last couple of years. Today’s complaint is a follow up from a June 2015 filing, when Getty Images joined as an “interested third party” supporting the European Commission’s... Read more

Collages Launches New Webinar Program For Pro Photographers

The free webinar series starts May 10 with Don MacGregor lecturing about Composition for Family Portraits.

Starting this May, Collages will be offering a series of free webinars aimed at professional photographers. The first on May 10, features portrait photographer Don MacGregor who is presenting Composition for Family Portraits. For more details and a list of other professional speakers check out the full press release below. —Scott Younker °°° Raytown,... Read more

Polaroid Showcases Lighting Solutions For Photographers And Videographers

Polaroid is offering a variety of lighting solutions for both cameras and camcorders.

Lighting equipment can be pricey but Polaroid (one of the company’s that licenses the Polaroid brand), has added several new LED lights to its line with prices that won’t break the bank. Designed to offer continuous lighting for both still and video, the lights can be mounted on a camera’s hotshoe or other support systems, such as a tripod or... Read more

ON1 Photo RAW Is A New RAW Processer From ON1 Coming This Fall

ON1 Photo RAW releases this fall with support for over 800 different cameras.

Though, ON1 Photo RAW won’t be available for purchase until this coming fall, ON1 has announced the new RAW processor and non-destructive photo editor. They say that the processor’s focus was built with large 40- and 50-megapixel images in mind, as most RAW processors were created when digital photos were only 10 megapixels. ON1 Photo RAW... Read more

The PlugIn Site Releases ActionXXL For Photoshop Elements Users

ActionsXXL enables action recording and batch processing in Photoshop Elements

The Plugin Site’s latest plugin is geared toward Photoshop Elements users. The new ActionsXXL plugin records, plays and saves Photoshop actions. This is supposed to allow Elements users the ability to recreate editing steps on batches of images, especially during batch processing. The Plugin Site’s press release below goes into far greater... Read more

SanDisk Creates Flash Drive For iOS Devices

SanDisk expands its mobile storage portfolio with the new iXpand Flash Drive

SanDisk, known for creating storage devices for personal and business, has expanded their flash storage range. The new iXpand Flash Drive was created specifically for mobile storage via iPhones and iPads. The device is designed to fit most cases and comes with a USB 3.0 connector. It’s prices are listed $49.99, $69.99, $89.99, and $129.99 at sizes... Read more

Pepper Networks Updates Timebox App With Version 4.0

Timebox 4.0 update provides book and gift printing, optional notifications of new and old stories

Timebox, an application for iOS devices, was recently updated by the developer, Pepper Networks, LLC. Version 4.0 brings a number of new features to the application, including the ability to buy photo prints via the app. Users can also create “stories” or slideshows and share them with other Timebox users. For more details check out the... Read more

Zonerama Offers Entire Photo Library Rescue for Picasa Refugees

Zonerama is offering to fully transfer Picasa libraries now that Google is phasing the service out

Google recently announced that they would be phasing out their image library service Picasa this year. For those who are stuck in a Picasa lurch, Zoner Inc. is stepping in with their free photo library service, Zonerama. Using their service, users will be able to fully transfer their Picasa library over to Zonerama. For more details check out the full... Read more

Manfrotto To Reveal Hybrid Video Kits For 4K Cameras At NAB 2016

The company will also showcase new fluid video monopods and pro light video camera bags.

At this year’s NAB Show, Manfrotto will be introducing a number of new products. The most prominent new release from the company will be a series of hybrid video kits that are compatible with 4K DSLR and 4K Mirrorless cameras. Other products of note include new fluid video monopods and pro light video camera bags. Some pricing has been annouced,... Read more

Pelican Introduces New Air Line Of Protective Cases

Pelican Air Cases are up to 40% lighter than previous models.

Pelican has introduced a new line of camera cases. The Air line is designed to be 40% lighter than the Pelican classic and Storm lines. They also come with a number of new sizes that previously not available. The line will be available for purchase starting May 1, and Pelican did not provide pricing for any of the cases. For more details take a look... Read more

Polaroid SelfieDisc Remote Control Now Available For SLR Cameras

New compact IR disc with shutter control app lets photographers control cameras from a distance using a smartphone or tablet. Available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony SLR cameras

The SelfiDisc from Polaroid is designed to allow photographers to remotely control their camera from a distance. It is currently available for $29.99 on Amazon. —Scott Younker °°° RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – April 14, 2016 – Ideal for capturing a self-portrait or controlling an SLR camera from a distance, the Polaroid SelfieDisc allows photographers... Read more

Lexar Releases New microSD Reader For iOS Devices

Reader Designed for Management of Video and Photo Content from Sports and Aerial Cameras to the Latest iOS Devices

Lexar’s new microSD Reader was built to allow easy offloading and transfering of content to or from an iPhone or iPad. The reader comes with a Lightning connector. Lexar says that the microSD Reader is great for users who capture photos and video with a sports camcorder or aerial camera. List price is $41.99. For full details check out the press... Read more