According to an article at AmateurPhotographer.co.uk, Canon has pulled out of the UK's biggest consumer photo show, Focus on Imaging.
"A Canon UK spokesperson said: 'We are currently reviewing our marketing strategy and it is unfortunate that this decision falls just ahead of Focus on Imaging'." (thanks Mark)
In an interview, Kevin Roach, the AP's VP for Broadcast News, discusses multi-format journalism using Canon EOS 5D Mark II video.
Nikon USA has posted ViewNX 2.1.1 for download.
Hit the links for the short list of fixes in 2.1.1 and the relatively long list of enhancements in 2.1.0.
Canon will be attending the 2011 Wedding & Portrait Photographer International Convention (press release).
Zeiss 18mm f/3.5 Distagon T* ZE Lens Sample Pictures have been added to the site.
You will recognize many of these images from the St. John, US Virgin Islands Gallery. Many of the additional photos were taken in Ricketts Glen State Park - for which a Ricketts Glen State Park Gallery now exists. If you like landscape photography and are anywhere near north-central PA, make this park one of your destinations.
Photogenic Professional Lighting has announced the launch of the company’s new PL625DR/PL625DRC Powerlight monolights.
Sharing some pictures from a recent photo trip: St. John, USVI Photo Gallery
LPA Design Preliminary Research Report on Canon 580EX II Flash Failures (19 Page PDF) (thanks Mike)
Bibble 5.2.1 Pro & Lite are now available for download.
Nikon has posted D90 and D5000 Firmware Version 1.002.
"The Distortion Control Data firmware upgrade is available for Nikon D90 and D5000 cameras only. This is used to correct barrel and pincushion distortion during shooting and editing. This may be loaded into cameras that support distortion control."
Canon today has announced the 44-inch imagePROGRAF iPF8300S and 24-inch imagePROGRAF iPF6300S printers.
"The 290 is the newborn series in the Manfrotto range. Developed from the experience of the 190, the 290 is the ideal tool to develop your skill and passion for photography and video. Some key features like the professional aluminium and adjustable leg locks for unsurpassed stability, and anti-rotation columns akin to pro tripods for great accuracy, are unique for this support category. Thanks to highly durable materials, sturdy construction, advanced settings and removable head for future upgrades, the 290 is excellent value and an investment to serve you for years to come. It comes in various popular sizes and kits, and especially in the short four section version - it is also the ideal tool for travelling."
Check out the press release for more information.
"The brand new Manfrotto Compact series is the most compact and intuitive range of supports on the market. It is an excellent value solution to effectively hold and support your new photo and video equipment and bring the best out of it. The Compact makes your shooting experience as enjoyable and trouble-free as never before - both in use, thanks to simple and clear controls, and travelling, thanks to the incredible compact design and unique features. The 360 tripods come in two versions: a new special dual purpose head for photomovie applications, and an ultra compact photo version with unique reversible column for increased compactness. The Compact is also available as a monopod - the most compact and versatile support for both photo and movie applications."
The Manfrotto Stile line of cases are on the Manfrotto website.
Apple has posted Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.6.
This update adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11:
Canon EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50
Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D / Kiss X5
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
It also addresses processing issues for the following cameras:
Nikon COOLPIX P7000
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
For more information on supported RAW formats, see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3825.