Archive for October 2015

Lucie Technical Awards Highlight the Great Gear Behind the Great Photos

Posted by on Friday October 23, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographers have long been familiar with the Lucies, one of the marquee awards in the industry. This year, the technology enabling the world’s great photography earned its day in the sun with the inaugural Lucie Technical Awards, which were announced this week in New York. Lucie Technical Awards were handed out across multiple product categories for... More

PhotoPlus Expo 2015: Nat Geo Photogs on How to Get Your Work Published

Posted by on Thursday October 22, 2015 | Photojournalism

How do you get published in National Geographic magazine? Obsess, obsess, obsess. “If you’re not completely obsessed with excellence, with your story, with sharing your vision with the world, then there’s a problem,” said long-time National Geographic contributor Lynn Johnson at a Photo Plus Expo panel titled “Women of Vision at National Geographic.” Others on... More

WANDRD Photo Bag Debuts at PhotoPlus Expo 2015

Posted by on Thursday October 22, 2015 | Photo Gear

    Making not just their PhotoPlus Expo debut but their wider public launch, WANDRD builds travel-oriented camera bags. Their first photo backpack, the PRVKE, is forged from water-resistant tarpaulin and ripstop nylon dobby. You’ll enjoy quick access to your camera from a side pocket. You can also access your gear through the roll top... More

Think Tank Debuts Photo Bag for Female Photographers at PhotoPlus Expo 2015

Posted by on Thursday October 22, 2015 | Photo Gear

Think Tank Photo has paired veteran bag designer Lily Fisher with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice to create what the company is ambitiously calling “the ideal camera bags for female photographers. ” Said bags are the Lily Deanne shoulder bag line. The bags can house pro-size camera bodies and lenses with quick access at the top through an oversized zipper... More

Canon Intros imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 Inkjet Printer

Posted by on Wednesday October 21, 2015 | Photo Gear

Canon has pulled back the curtain on the new imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 large format inkjet photo printer at PhotoPlus Expo 2015. The PRO-1000 features a 17-inch print width and a new print head, inkset and imaging processing engine. It’s a successor to the Pixma Pro-1. First, the print head. It’s 50 percent larger than the Pixma Pro-1,... More

Fujifilm Launches XF35mm Lens and Teleconverter

Posted by on Wednesday October 21, 2015 | Photo Gear

Fujifilm fans will have a new lens to acquire and/or covet come November. The company introduced the FUJINON XF35mmF2 R WR on the eve of PhotoPlus Expo. The XF35mm has a maximum aperture of f/2 and a 35mm equivalent focal length of 53mm. It’s weather sealed in eight places to resist dust and moisture and can be used... More

Elinchrom Adds Hi-Sync with New Transmitter, Quadra Flash Head

Posted by on Monday October 19, 2015 | Lighting, Photo Gear

  Elinchrom is introducing a new EL-Skyport Transmitter that lets photographers control and visualize power settings across their lights directly as well as delivering hi-sync shooting for a range of Elinchrom lights. The new Skyport HS transmitter will be available for Canon and Nikon cameras (a Sony model is also in the works). It features a visual interface that displays... More