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Imaging Resource News Page
Apr 20, 2015 05:16PM

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news

Apr 20, 2015 01:10PM

Print on-the-fly with Polaroid?s new Zip mobile printer

In January, Polaroid announced the impending arrival of its Polaroid Zip mobile printer. Today, the Zip printer goes live, bringing Polaroid’s proprietary Zink (Zero-Ink) technology to the next level. The Zip printer uses Bluetooth/NFC technology to crank out 2x3-inch color prints from iOS or Android devices. This is done through Polaroid’s Zink technology, which uses a small element to heat amorphochromic crystals embedded inside the paper. Zip’s design takes queues from Polaroid’s iconic rainbow stripe days and blends them...
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Apr 20, 2015 10:30AM

Kipon unveils world?s first Canon EF-MFT electronic autofocus adapter

    Lens adapter manufacturer Kipon has unveiled the world’s first Canon EF-MFT electronic autofocus adapter. Five years ago Kipon developed the world’s first Canon EF lens on Micro Four Thirds body mechanical adapter with a built-in iris. Today, they improve upon the feat with a completely automatic adapter that enables Canon EF and EF-S lenses on any Micro Four Thirds camera body. The new adapter features electronic contacts and a built-in circuit board which work together to transmit autofocus,...
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Apr 20, 2015 07:39AM

Photoflex says its back in business, looking for ?opportunities? to keep it alive

    On April 1st, lighting gear manufacturer Photoflex announced via its website it was closing its doors after 30 years of business. But it appears the end might not be as near as they thought. Yesterday, Photoflex posted an updated message on its website stating the company is currently ‘in the process of working through opportunities that will keep Photoflex open.’ In the meantime, the message encourages photographers to ‘buy with confidence,’ considering Photoflex is ‘back in business.’ Information is sparse in regards to what...
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Apr 19, 2015 11:36AM

The problem with promising pictures

  Angus McDougall, legendary photojournalism professor, 1917-2009 I’m sure most professional photographers can relate to the cartoon above. That brings me to one of the most influential people in my life. His name was Angus McDougall. I’ve mentioned him before in my Tips and I’m sure he’ll resurface again; he certainly does in my dreams. He was my college photography professor. He was a legendary newspaper photographer and a gargantuan personality and yes, his name was really Angus McDougall. He once called me on the carpet in a...
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Articles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:06:00 Z

http://www.dpreview.com/

Apr 20, 2015 02:06PM

St. Louis Post-Dispatch photo staff and Daniel Berehulak nab 2015 photography Pulitzers

Photographers capturing the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri. took home this year's Pulitzer prizes for Feature and Breaking News Photography. Daniel Berehulak, a freelancer shooting for the New York Times, was honored for his images from West Africa where he spent four months in the Ebola zone. The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch photography staff was recognized for its coverage of the protests that began there last August following the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Read more

Apr 20, 2015 10:58AM

Epson launches A2 SureColor SC-P800 printer with UltraChrome HD inks

Printer manufacturer Epson has announced it will introduce an A2 printer that uses its new extended-life UltraChrome ink-set and will accept roll-fed paper via an optional roll holder. The professional photo printer will be able to produce prints of up to 17in high in panoramic formats as long as 1.1m/43.3in, as well as printing on thick art paper via a front media loader. Read more

Apr 20, 2015 08:00AM

Accessory Review: Western Digital My Passport Wireless

Western Digital's Wi-Fi enabled My Passport Wireless is a hard drive that features a built-in SD card reader. Alongside the drive, it offers a My Cloud app, allowing photo, video and audio files on the drive to be viewed wirelessly from a phone or tablet. With Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities it could be a very tempting device for roaming photographers who want photo backup without the burden of a laptop. Is it a travel photographer's new best friend? Read review

Apr 20, 2015 05:00AM

Art Wolfe: In search of Emperor Penguins in Antarctica

Renowned nature and landscape photographer Art Wolfe has been all over the world during his 40+ year career. In this article he describes his first visit to Antarctica in late 1992, where he went in search of emperor penguins. Braving freezing conditions and dangerous under-maintained airplanes, Art spent $25,000 to take the trip - as it turned out, the first of many. Click through for the full story

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Rob Galbraith DPI

http://www.robgalbraith.com/

May 29, 2013 05:30PM

Web site moving to a new server

This site will be moving to a new server shortly. The move will be accompanied by a slight change in the path to site pages. As before, you'll be able to reach the entrance to the site by surfing to www.robgalbraith.com, but any of your bookmarks that end with or include .asp in the path will soon lead to a dead end. Simply substituting html for asp will fix things in most cases.

Go to advertiser website.

Jul 18, 2012 08:00PM

Personal message: a new job means a big change for this website

Earlier this month, I accepted a photojournalism instructor position at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) here in Calgary. SAIT is home to one of Canada's premiere visual journalism programs, and I'm excited that the teaching of future Canadian photojournalists will be my full-time gig starting in a few week's time. My new job has led to an especially difficult decision regarding this website, please see the full story for more.

Jul 17, 2012 01:30PM

Nick Didlick demonstrates video, time-lapse abilities of Nikon 1 V1

Vancouver, Canada-based photographer Nick Didlick has recently posted two short movies showcasing the video and time-lapse capabilities of the Nikon 1 V1 camera. Each is well worth a look, both for what Didlick has captured and for the ethereal effect he has given each video in post-production.

Jul 17, 2012 11:30AM

A few thoughts about the Nikon D4

Since picking up a Nikon D4 in March it has been my go-to camera for low light and high speed photography, supplementing a D800E that's now used for just about everything else. Here are a few observations about D4 image quality, autofocus, wireless networking and more.

Jul 16, 2012 09:00AM

Usability improvements headline ShutterSnitch 2.5

ShutterSnitch, our favourite iOS app for receiving pictures from a wireless-capable camera, is soon to be updated to v2.5. The new version brings with it some of the best usability improvements in the app since v2.0 was released back in 2010.

Earthbound Light Photography Tips
Apr 19, 2015 05:08PM

http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips.html

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

The Value of Focusing Rails (and the Welfare of Unsuspecting Ants)

It's interesting to consider what purpose a macro focusing rail could possibly serve since the lens itself already possesses the ability to change focus....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

It's a Small World After All

The quest for the grand scenic vista is indeed a noble pursuit that I enjoy tremendously, but the small stuff can be equally rewarding....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Weekend Thoughts on the Important Subject of Lens Caps

Despite the important purpose they serve by protecting glass elements, we're usually in a hurry both to take lens caps off in order to shoot and to put them back on when done. We treat lenses as being important but not really lens caps. It's time to give these small but important items proper consideration....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

New Focal Field System Can Alter Focal Length Later From Single Exposure

A new group known as the Focal Length Consortium is set to announce this coming Wednesday the forthcoming availability of the new Focal Field System that combines camera, lens and software to produce multiple images of different focal length from a single exposure....

News
Nov 15, 2012 08:38AM

http://www.nppa.org/news

Nov 14, 2012 06:54AM

Mary Cooney, Calvin Hom Promoted At Los Angeles Times

Deputy managing editor Colin Crawford has announced the promotion of Mary Cooney and Calvin Hom to the position of director of photography at the Los Angeles Times. Here's the memo Crawford sent to the staff:

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To: The Staff

Nov 14, 2012 06:30AM

Register Now For Friday's NPPA Business Blitz Roadshow in California

This Friday and Saturday in California will be the final stop for NPPA's 2012 Business Blitz Roadshow, and registration for the November 16-17 event is now open.

Nov 13, 2012 08:06PM

Los Angeles Times Wins $266K From Photographer David Strick

By Kevin Roderick

An arbitrator has awarded the Los Angeles Times $266,000 to cover the costs of defending itself against a suit by longtime Hollywood editorial photographer David Strick. He argued that the Times could no longer use the photographs he shot while under contract to the newspaper after his contract ended. The Times disagreed. Strick sued.

Nov 13, 2012 02:02PM

Nikon Photo Day At Washington's Newseum

Professional speakers, Nikon product demonstrations, an "Eyes Of History" gallery talk, a Photo Safari, and a Pulitzer Prize photography presentation are among the events planned for Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Nikon Photo Day at the Newseum in Washington, DC.




PDNPulse
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:14:05 +0000

http://pdnpulse.pdnonline.com

Apr 20, 2015 09:14AM

South African Photographer?s Images of Attack on Immigrant Lead to Arrests

James Oatway, a photographer with the Sunday Times of South Africa, managed to capture a mob of men fatally attacking a Mozambique man on April 18 in Alexandra township. Oatway’s photos, published on the front page of the Times yesterday, lead to the arrest of three suspects, according to the newspaper. Another suspect is still […]

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Apr 20, 2015 09:00AM

PDN Video: Photographer Brian Smith on How to Get a Striking Celebrity Portrait

Nothing is more important on a celebrity shoot than engaging your subject, says photographer Brian Smith. “The lighting, the locations, and the props all matter, but if you’re not actually making a connection with the subject, the pictures really fall flat.” Smith, the author of Secrets of Great Portrait Photography and other books, has been […]

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Apr 17, 2015 05:41AM

Steady As She Goes: Two Cool Stabilizers at NAB

DJI made waves last week for their new Phantom 3flying cameras, but the company brought another head-turner to NAB, a new Ronin brushless gimbal. TheRonin Mis a slimmed down, less expensive and more approachable model than the original Ronin. It weighs just fivepounds but can support cameras up to eightpounds thanks to a new magnesium […]

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Apr 16, 2015 07:56AM

Kevin Frayer Wins Fourth Annual Getty Images & Chris Hondros Fund Award

Kevin Frayer has been named winner of the 2015 Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund (CHF) Award of $20,000, and Diana Markosian has won the $5,000 emerging photojournalist award, the photo agency announced today. Both photographers are represented by Getty. They will receive their awards April 30 at a reception in New York City. CHF […]

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Apr 15, 2015 01:49PM

sa Sjstrm, Amirtharaj Stephen Win 6th Annual Activist Awards

sa Sjstrm has won the $15,000 Activist Award for professional photographers, while Amirtharaj Stephen has won the $5,000 award for emerging photographers, Catchlight has announced. Formerly known as PhotoPhilanthropy, Catchlight sponsors the Activist Awards to recognize photographic excellence in service of NGOs addressing a variety of social issues. Sjstrm’s winning essay, called The Secret Camps, […]

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Digital cameras
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:19:28 PDT

http://reviews.cnet.com/Digital_cameras/2001-6501_7-0.html?subj=fdba&part=rss&tag=_Digital+cameras

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, Black)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, red)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, gray)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 04:49AM

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 (Black)

The Olympus Stylus XZ-2 iHS is an excellent bright lens enthusiast compact. At this point, though, you should skip it at its full $600 price.

Mar 12, 2014 09:01AM

Nikon 1 V3 (with 10-30mm Lens)