Archive — July 2011

Developed by Intel and brought to market with technical collaboration from Apple, Thunderbolt  technology transforms the foundation of peripheral connectivity. Support for Existing Protocols Thunderbolt technology supports both data and display protocols simultaneously over a single cable. Integrating the two communication methods (PCI Express and DisplayPort) enables new and exciting ways to simplify our lives at home and the office....
LaCie has announced the latest addition to its family of award-winning Rugged hard drives — LaCie Rugged Mini, design by Neil Poulton. Based on the Rugged's shock- and drop- resistant features, the Rugged Mini is 40 percent smaller, rain-resistant and can withstand one ton of pressure. Coupled with its scratch-resistant aluminum casing and LaCie Private-Public software, the Rugged Mini is...
GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile HD cameras, has announced the launch of the Floaty Backdoor, an attachable flotation backdoor for the company’s best selling HD HERO camera. The Floaty Backdoor is an industrial strength 3M adhesive backing that attaches the float directly to the HD HERO waterhousing backdoor. It’s great for snorkeling, diving, surfing, wakeboarding and any other...
Kenko-Tokina Company Ltd., Japan (makers of Hoya Filters) has recently announced that it has acquired the famous French filter manufacturer COKIN SAS. COKIN is the creator and leader in Square filters systems, exporting 90% of its production to more than 100 countries around the world. Mr Toru Yamanaka (President of Kenko-Tokina Co., Ltd.) said: "I have always been impressed with...
EPSON ANNOUNCES INSTANT REBATES ON EPSON STYLUS PRO 4900 PRINTERS Epson Professional Imaging is announcing instant rebate promotions on select Epson Stylus Pro printers. This offer is only valid for eligible Epson Stylus Pro printers that are purchased by Epson Professional Imaging Authorized Resellers from an Epson Authorized Professional Imaging Distributor. Epson Stylus Pro Printer SP 4900 Standard Edition    $1,000...
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Designed for photographers seeking to enhance their images with a metallic look, Slickrock Metallic Pearl 260 transforms an image into lifelike, almost 3D quality. Black & White images shine on this new paper producing deep dark blacks and ultra-bright highlights. Reminiscent of the ultra-smooth and slick sandstone surface of the famous bike trail that loops through the desert plains of...
Representing a new generation of portable recording, the H2n is Zoom’s most innovative handheld recorder to date. We’ve packed groundbreaking features into an ultra-portable device that allows you to record pristine audio anywhere you go. The H2n features our best microphones yet and is the only portable recorder with five studio-quality microphones onboard. This design enables the H2n to offer...
They're two of the hottest photographic tools around.  The Fuji Finepix X100 and the Apple iPad 2.  However, it has recently come to our attention that these two devices may not always work perfectly when used together.  More specifically, the camera takes much longer to start up after a memory card has been connected to the iPad using an Apple...
About Aperture 3.1.3 This update supports general compatibility issues, and also addresses overall stability and performance. Minor issues addressed include the following: Improves reliability and performance when syncing web-published albums Slideshow exports are now handled as a background operation Crop tool now correctly supports use of gestures to define crop size Gesture support can now be enabled or disabled in...
The Feather Light Line: For the on-the-go photographer looking to pair Style with affordability, the Feather Light Line is the answer. These polyester-blend backdrops feature the signature drop it MODERN look in a thinner package. Made with a special wrinkle-resistant sealant, they fight off nasty wrinkles with swagger and style, making them the perfect backdrop for any practical photographer on...
Apple has announced that the new Mac OSX 10.7 Lion will no longer support software that relies on Rosetta. As you may already be aware, this directly affects X-Rite's retired i1Match, ProfileMaker and MonacoPROFILER applications. While we recognize there may be some workarounds for our customers, this is not ideal for most users. Therefore, X-Rite is providing our customers with...
Nikon is pleased to introduce the NEW AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens. Reveal Hidden Beauty Nikon is pleased to announce the next great Micro-NIKKOR lens, the AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G. Small enough to carry anywhere, this standard focal length DX-format Micro-NIKKOR lens provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size (1X). The AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G...
To match the other BlackRapid R-Straps, the RS-4 will now be manufactured from ballistic nylon rather than the ripstop nylon of the previous version. The ballistic RS-4 will also have have a new Product ID (RS4-2BB) and new UPC . UPC: 898821002293 BlackRapid is a manufacturer of innovative and creative photography products, including the wildly popular R-Strap. The company focuses...
X-Rite, Incorporated, the world leader in color management, measurement and communication technologies, has recently announced the immediate availability of i1Display Pro and ColorMunki Display, two all-new technologically advanced hardware and software solutions for color calibration and profiling of displays, laptops and projectors. The i1Display Pro is the ultimate choice for discerning photographers, designers or any imaging professionals looking for the...
The Sidemount Wimberley Head (WH-200-S) is the perfect gimbal head for travel. It is a lighter, more compact and less expensive alternative to the full Wimberley Head Version II. The main casting and pan and tilt mechanisms are identical to the Wimberley Head Version II; however, the swing arm and adjustable platform are replaced by a sidemounted quick-release clamp. This...