Pentax Intros Small Interchangeable Lens Camera Called Q

Posted by on Thursday June 23, 2011 | Uncategorized

Pentax introduced a new Compact System Camera (CSC) this morning with a one letter name: the Q. The company claims the 12.4-megapixel Q is the “smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera” on the market right now.

The light and compact Pentax Q uses a backlit CMOS imaging sensor that’s 1/2.3 inch in size.

The Q is slated to go on sale in the U.S. in the fall for an expected price of $800 which includes a standard kit lens.

More details here.




Magnum Foundation Announces 2016 Emergency Fund Grants

Posted by on Wednesday March 23, 2016 | Uncategorized

Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More

Edward Burtynsky Establishes Photo Book Grant with Prize Money

Posted by on Friday March 11, 2016 | Uncategorized

Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More