PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Registration Open

Sign up by July 11 to receive best pricing for the largest photography and imaging show in North America
PhotoPlus Expo
The PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is open for registration, and photographers who sign up by July 11 will receive early bird pricing. The conference runs October 25-28, 2017, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Whether you’re a working pro or an enthusiast photographer, there’s a wide breadth of seminars, classes and events... Read more

Manfrotto Announces Pro Light Bumblebee Camera Bag Series

The versatile backpacks and messengers are designed for pros and enthusiasts shooting both photos and video on outdoor adventures
Manfrotto Pro Light Bumblebee camera bags
Manfrotto Bumblebee-230 PL Backpack The new Pro Light Bumblebee camera bag series from Manfrotto is an update to the company’s previous line of Bumblebee packs, which in turn updated the legendary Kata Bumblebee bags that were popular when the Kata and Manfrotto bag lines merged. We’ve just received our samples, so look for our hands-on review of... Read more

Tenba Roadie Rolling Cases Get An Upgrade

The series is designed for photographers and filmmakers, with professional looks and features while maintaining an understated profile
Tenba Roadie cases
Tenba has upgraded its Roadie series of rolling cases for photographers and filmmakers. Designed with professionals in mind, the line features pro looks and features while maintaining an understated profile. Eight models make up the series—the Roller 18, Roller 21, Hybrid Roller 21, Air Case Roller 21, Roller 24, HDSLR/Video Backpack 20-inch, HDSLR/Video... Read more

Phase One Introduces Capture One Styles Packs

The new editing tool is designed to optimize the imaging workflow for photographers and other creatives, from professionals to new Capture One users
Phase One Capture One Styles Packs
Capture One Styles Packs from Phase One: An example of four different Styles applied to the same image. Phase One has announced Capture One Styles Packs, designed to optimize the imaging workflow for photographers and other creatives. With this introduction, Phase One is releasing five Styles Packs—Cinematic (with 18 unique Styles), B&W (with... Read more

Adorama Screens Chris Burkard Documentary “Under an Arctic Sky”

Tickets are on sale for the June 8 screening of the adventure film, which follows Burkard and six surfers in remote northern Iceland
Chris Burkard
Adorama will host a June 8th New York City screening of the documentary film “Under an Arctic Sky,” which follows adventure photographer Chris Burkard and six surfers on the northern coast of Iceland. The film will have two seatings, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at the AMC Empire 25 Theater on W. 42nd Street. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival... Read more

Samyang Introduces Ultraportable 35mm AF Lens

Specifically designed to work with Sony E mount, the AF 35mm F2.8 FE joins the AF 14mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE lenses
Ultraportable meets ultra-affordable in the just announced AF 35mm F2.8 FE from Samyang. Weighing a mere 85 grams—Samyang calls the lens “tiny but mighty”—the compact and lightweight full-frame prime will be priced at 299 EUR, which currently is about $336 US. The AF 35mm F2.8 FE is the third lens in Samyang’s autofocus lineup, joining the... Read more

2017 SkyPixel Video Contest Hosted By DJI

The worldwide competition is open to all levels of videographers, from professionals to enthusiasts
2017 SkyPixel Video Contest
Photo courtesy of SkyPixel The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest, hosted by DJI, has officially launched. The worldwide competition is open to all levels of videographers, from professionals to enthusiasts. Work can be submitted in one of the three categories—Nature, City and Sport. Video may be shot using any aerial drone platform, and should include at... Read more

Leica Firmware Update For SL System Camera

Version 3.0 improves workflow for photographers with new independent photo and video exposure settings, among other features
Leica SL System camera
Leica SL with Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F/2.8-4 ASPH lens Leica has announced a firmware update for the mirrorless SL system camera. Version 3.0 improves workflow for photographers, including independent photo and video exposure settings, plus built-in automated firmware updates for two Leica lenses, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F/2.8-4 ASPH and... Read more

Google To No Longer Update Nik Collection

Is this the beginning of the end of the popular image-editing software suite of plug-ins?
Google Nik Collection
Disappointing news for photographers using the plug-ins that comprise the Nik Collection. By way of a banner atop its Nik Collection webpage, Google quietly announced it would no longer support the image-editing software plug-in suite: “The Nik Collection is free and compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10; Windows Vista, 7, 8; and Adobe Photoshop... Read more

Nikon Adds Three NIKKOR Wide-Angle Lenses

There’s a wide-angle for every photographer, from professionals to enthusiasts, among the new AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm F/4.5-5.6G VR, AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm F/3.5-4.5E ED and AF-S NIKKOR 28mm F/1.4E ED lenses
Nikon NIKKOR wide-angle lenses
New from Nikon, the AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm F/4.5-5.6G VR There’s a new wide-angle lens for every photographer, from professionals to enthusiasts, among Nikon’s newly introduced NIKKOR lenses—the AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm F/3.5-4.5E ED, the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm F/1.4E ED and the AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm F/4.5-5.6G VR. The DX-format AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm... Read more

Nikon’s New COOLPIX W300 Ready For Travel

Featuring a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, the rugged compact can capture high-quality images and 4K UHD video of the great outdoors in challenging conditions
Nikon COOLPIX W300
The new COOLPIX W300 is the latest member of Nikon’s COOLPIX family, ready to capture high-quality images and 4K UHD video just in time for summer adventures. Featuring a 16-megapixel CMOS back-side illuminated (BSI) sensor, the slim rugged compact is built for the elements—it’s waterproof down to 100 feet, shockproof to drops of nearly 8 feet,... Read more

Pixellu Launches SmartSlides

The new slideshow software for photographers is a creative business solution, whether using for clients or self-promotion
Pixellu SmartSlides
Pixellu has followed up its SmartAlbums album design software with the launch of SmartSlides, its new slideshow software for photographers. The software features an easy, three-step process that allows photographers to get slideshows online quickly, but the results are impressively professional-looking. SmartSlides features an intuitive interface—add... Read more
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