I’ve been pounding the WPPI show floor in Las Vegas this week for our sister publication, Rangefinder magazine, covering what’s new in the world of photography gear. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights from WPPI, which saw quite a few new pro cameras debut in the U.S. at the show.
Follow the links for the full posts on Rangefinder’s blog, Photoforward.
Nikon was showing off its new flagship, full-frame D4S digital SLR at the show and photographers at WPPI were eager to “touch and try” this new 16.2-megapixel speed demon.
Read the scoop and see show photos of the new Nikon D4S here.
Hasselblad‘s new 50-megapixel H5D-50c medium-format camera system made its U.S. premiere at the WPPI show in Las Vegas. The H5D-50c also started shipping this week and is selling, in the U.S., for $27,500.
Read more about the H5D-50C, which uses a low-noise CMOS image sensor made by Sony, and see show photos of the new medium format camera here.
Pentax pulled the curtain back (slightly) on its forthcoming 645D medium format camera at the WPPI show in Las Vegas this week. The company put a mock-up of the new camera, which will use a CMOS sensor, on display under glass, at the Ricoh booth at the show, giving photographers a better idea of what the model will look like.
Read about the new 645D 2014 and see more photos here.
Looking for a deep parabolic softbox but don’t want to spend a fortune? Westcott might have what you’re looking for with its newest product line: the Zeppelin Deep Parabolic series, which launched this at the WPPI trade show in Las Vegas.
Read more about it here.
Patagonia is using their recent winter catalogue to raise awareness of an environmental issue they’ve been working on for years: Protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling and other resource exploitation. The outdoor clothing and gear company licensed images for the catalogue and its communications from conservation photographer Florian Schulz, who is currently... More ›
(Sponsored by RMSP) Rocky Mountain School of Photography (RMSP), based in Missoula, Montana, will be launching a new eight month program in 2017 that will be tailored to students who are serious about pursuing a career in photography. With a working title of Professional Intensive, the curriculum team at RMSP is putting the finishing touches... More ›
Here at PDN, every day is World Photography Day. But in recognition of August 19th’s international holiday dedicated to celebrating passion for photography, PDN‘s editors are bringing attention to some of the most popular photographs that you, our readers, have enjoyed over the past three years. We’ve dug through our archives to showcase some of the most popular... More ›