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Panasonic Expands ZS Line with Intuitive Touch Screen Camera

29 April 2011
Published in Digital Cameras

Panasonic has added the Lumix DMC-ZS10 — a line of digital cameras known for its ultra-wide-angle to long zoom lenses — to its ZS-series.

The 14.1-megapixel ZS10 compact camera comes equipped with a 24mm ultra-wide-angle lens and 16x optical zoom, full-HD 1920x1080 video recording capabilities and a large 3-inch, 460,000-dot Smart Touch Intelligent LCD screen.

Panasonic's latest LCD screen technology allows users to...

Tamron Releases Lightest, Smallest 15x Zoom Lens Yet

18 April 2011
Published in Camera Lenses

Tamron has fashioned a compact, lightweight lens with a 15x zoom ratio that is the most compact zoom lens available on the market today: the 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC DSLR ultra-high-power zoom lens.

Weighing only 15.9-ounces and measuring 3.8 inches in length, the lens has a 62mm filter diameter, VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization system and...

Bibble 5.2 Pro, Lite Now Available with 14 New Camera RAW Formats

17 April 2011
Published in Photography Software

Bibble Labs' photo editing software, Bibble 5.2 Pro and Bibble 5.2 Lite has been released with a number of expanded capabilities.

This free update for all current Bibble 5 customers adds support for 14 new RAW formats, including Nikon D3100, D7000, P7000 and Panasonic LX5, GF2 and GH2.

Editing tools have been improved in this version with features like copy and paste for layers and...

Phase One Introduces IQ Medium-Format Camera Backs

17 April 2011
Published in Camera Backs

Phase One has designed a new line of medium-format digital camera backs that offer up to 80-megapixel resolution. This new line includes the IQ180, IQ160 and IQ140 backs, each of which varies in resolution (80, 60.5 and 40 megapixels, respectively).

In addition to offering the highest resolution of any SLR back currently on the market, the IQ180 — as well as the IQ160 and IQ140 — has a dynamic range of 12.5 f-stops, features a USB3 connection for faster image transfers, and has a FireWire 800 connection to eliminate buffering delays. This means that the camera can support continuous shooting until a card is filled...

William Albert Allard: Pictures and Word

17 April 2011
Published in Travel Photography

For almost half a century, this National Geographic ‘street shooter' has brought the world's cultures to life through his travel portraits and evocative essays.

William Albert Allard came to a conclusion about life and photography many years ago. The only way to keep producing exceptional work is to carefully select the work you do. And that work has to matter to you because that's the only way to make images that are truly honest, images that you can stand behind and believe in...

Blurb Bookify Launches Streamlined Photobook Portal

16 April 2011
Published in Websites

Blurb has launched an online bookmaking tool designed to streamline the creation of photo books.

Features of Blurb's latest creation include a variety of themed layouts, 20 different fonts, and design elements, as well as the ability to drag and drop images directly onto a page. Once dropped onto the...

IN THE LOUPE: William Albert Allard

16 April 2011
Published in In the Loupe

Home/Studio: Missoula, Mont., and Charlottesville, Va.

Published books: "Vanishing Breed," "The Photographic Essay," "A Time We Knew," "Time at the Lake," "Portraits of America" and "Five Decades"

Awards: Western Heritage Award, 1982; Leica Medal of Excellence, 1982; University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award, 1994; Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, 2002; University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communications Award of Excellence, 2004...

Embellish Your iPad with Aerial Images of New York City

15 April 2011
Published in Photography Software

Award winning aerial photographer Cameron Davidson has released an iPad app which forty-eight unique aerial vistas of Manhattan. Each image is accompanied by descriptive text and Wikipedia link to give users more information subject.

This collection of images, taken from a low-flying helicopter, includes vistas of the city, as well as nighttime aerial landscapes of Wall Street, Times Square and Central Park...

IN THE LOUPE: Macduff Everton

15 April 2011
Published in In the Loupe

Home and studio: Santa Barbara, Calif.

Representation: Janet Borden Gallery (janetbordeninc.com), New York City; Kathleen Ewing Gallery (kathleenewinggallery.com), Washington, D.C.

Family life: Everton enjoys working with his wife, Mary Heebner, an abstract painter and writer. The couple collaborated on "The Western Horizon" in 2000 and "The Book of Santa Barbara" in 2010. A documentary film about their artistic partnership called "Full Circle," by director Russ Spencer, premiered in 2000...

PrintedArt Offers Studio Accounts for Pros

14 April 2011
Published in Websites

PrintedArt, an online fine art photography gallery and printing service, has announced the launch of its Studio Accounts program, which offers printing services to professional photographers.

Subscribers can now use PrintedArt to receive discounted shop display materials, as well as volume discounts for their PrintedArt orders. Aside from the standard materials offered, photographers have access to...

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