Sony a68 Is On Its Way To U.S. And Canada

A little more than a month after announcing the a68 in Europe, Sony has finalized its plans to bring the camera to the U.S. and Canada. Compatible with Sony’s A-mount lenses, the a68 features a new 24-megapixel, APS-C size sensor with an ISO range of 100-25,600. Trickle-down features from the higher-end a77 II include 79 Read more…

A little more than a month after announcing the a68 in Europe, Sony has finalized its plans to bring the camera to the U.S. and Canada. Compatible with Sony’s A-mount lenses, the a68 features a new 24-megapixel, APS-C size sensor with an ISO range of 100-25,600. Trickle-down features from the higher-end a77 II include 79 AF points for wider, faster... Read more

Booq’s New Slimpack Offers Function And Contemporary Design

Compact camera backpack provides several storage options, organization and protection for cameras, lenses, a laptop and tripod

SIERRA MADRE, Calif. – December 17, 2015 – The team at Booq, designers of stylishly functional laptop bags, backpacks and carrying cases for creative professionals, releases their latest backpack for photographers: the Slimpack. Its compact design is perfect for photographers traveling with their gear and editing on the go, as it fits two DSLRs,... Read more

Pixbrite Offers Smart Photo Organizing And Editing

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Newly launched photo app Pixbrite is featured by Apple App Store as one of the “Best New Apps” as well as recommended “Craft Collages” and “Organize Your Photos” app. Why? Boosted by advanced mobile camera and cheaper storage solution, people are taking more and more photos with Read more…

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Newly launched photo app Pixbrite is featured by Apple App Store as one of the “Best New Apps” as well as recommended “Craft Collages” and “Organize Your Photos” app. Why? Boosted by advanced mobile camera and cheaper storage solution, people are taking more... Read more
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Lightroom For Mobile 2.1 Now Available

Adobe announced in a blog post Tuesday that Lightroom for Mobile has been updated. Read the full post from Adobe below for info and download links. We’re excited to announce an update to Lightroom for iOS just in time for the holidays! This new version adds a bunch of new features, including: iPad Pro support Read more…

Adobe announced in a blog post Tuesday that Lightroom for Mobile has been updated. Read the full post from Adobe below for info and download links. We’re excited to announce an update to Lightroom for iOS just in time for the holidays! This new version adds a bunch of new features, including: iPad Pro support and support for iOS 9’s... Read more

Sigma Announces Clear Glass Ceramic Protective Lens

New scratch- and shock-resistant material provides protection for investment

RONKONKOMA, NY — December 16, 2015 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens and camera manufacturer, today announced the new Sigma Water Repellent (WR) Ceramic Protector, a lens filter that features new Clear Glass Ceramic material and provides enhanced protective qualities. Pricing and availability is not yet available. This shock-... Read more

Flashpoint Introduces Two New Transceivers

Flashpoint R1 HSS Transceivers and Flashpoint R1 Receiver designed for HSS use with Flashpoint StreakLight, Zoom Li-on, and RoveLight, as well as other strobes

New York, NY – December 16, 2015 – Flashpoint, a leading manufacturer of professional photography and video equipment, has announced two new additions to its award-winning Flashpoint R1 Radio System line: the Flashpoint R1 HSS Transceivers and the Flashpoint R1 Receiver. The existing R1 Radio System already has remotes designed for remote manual... Read more

Kupo Grip Announces Click Stands

North White Plains, NY – December 10, 2015 – Click Stands feature a clever interlocking mechanism that allows you to fold the stand flat and click it to another with just a snap. The unique four-way interlocking design provides no boundary to putting stands together and keeping your kits well organized when they are closed Read more…

North White Plains, NY – December 10, 2015 – Click Stands feature a clever interlocking mechanism that allows you to fold the stand flat and click it to another with just a snap. The unique four-way interlocking design provides no boundary to putting stands together and keeping your kits well organized when they are closed for storage or transport. ... Read more

Leica Camera Announces New Firmware Update for SL Users

Leica Firmware Update 1.2 optimizes picture quality and improves handling

December 14, 2015 – Leica Camera today announced a new firmware update 1.2 for the Leica SL, which includes several fundamental improvements in the camera’s picture quality and handling. To access the firmware update, registered camera users can log into the Leica owner’s area of the Leica website and download the firmware version at: https://owners.leica-camera.com.... Read more

Make HDR Images With Akvis HDRFactory 5.0—Now With Local Correction

December 14, 2015 — AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS HDRFactory 5.0 for Windows and Mac OS X. The new version offers an improved method of creating HDR images, the new Local Correction tool, the improved Ghost Removal tool, and other changes. AKVIS HDRFactory is an efficient program for creating High Dynamic Range pictures. The Read more…

December 14, 2015 — AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS HDRFactory 5.0 for Windows and Mac OS X. The new version offers an improved method of creating HDR images, the new Local Correction tool, the improved Ghost Removal tool, and other changes. AKVIS HDRFactory is an efficient program for creating High Dynamic Range pictures. The HDR technology... Read more

FAA Announces Small UAS Registration Rule

Registration will be free for the first 30 days

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board... Read more