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Tamron announces  70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for Sony E-mount News 

Tamron announces 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for Sony E-mount

Tamron announces the launch of the 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD (Model A047), a telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens will be on sale on Oct. 29, 2020 at approximately $549.00; but due to the current global health crisis, the release date or product supply schedule can change, the company said. The new 70-300mm is... Read More
Drone-on-Demand service launches News 

Drone-on-Demand service launches

More and more “products” are becoming “services.” As we’ve covered in the past, for example, Glossy Finish builds its business around “photography as a service” rather than selling images or downloads. Companies are now offering camera hardware as a service, through renting. Now a startup named Aquiline Drones will soon be offering a “drone-on-demand” mobile app for those who want... Read More
Fine Art Startup Maireann making art collections more available News 

Fine Art Startup Maireann making art collections more available

Maireann, a New York-based Fine Art marketplace selling signed and limited edition prints, launched on Aug. 15, 2020. The fine-art prints are targeted at consumers looking to purchase high-value art but cannot afford outrageously-expensive collection, the company says. The company is currently “Maireann helps photographers survive and make a living, especially during these trying times,” says Freddie Leiba, creative director.  “I’ve... Read More
Canon debuts Canon EOS C70 4K cinema camera with DSLR ergonomics News 

Canon debuts Canon EOS C70 4K cinema camera with DSLR ergonomics

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the company’s first-ever RF mount Cinema EOS camera, the EOS C70 4K Digital Cinema Camera. The EOS C70 camera weighs only 2.6lbs., allows the camera to be easily handheld and dramatically enhances a videographer’s mobility, providing a seamless bridge between the EOS and Cinema EOS families for cinematic applications, the company said.  The camera features a... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Visual 1st conference with Hans Hartman News Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Visual 1st conference with Hans Hartman

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Hans Hartman, president of Suite 48 Analytics and chair of Visual 1st.  Visual 1st is the premier global conference focused on promoting innovation and partnerships in the photo and video ecosystem, hosting executives and entrepreneurs at photo and video app development startups, mobile device vendors, carriers, cloud storage providers, software companies,... Read More
Profoto announces A10 Studio Light With Built-In AirX Technology News 

Profoto announces A10 Studio Light With Built-In AirX Technology

B&H Photo released the Profoto’s A10 Studio Light, which introduces AirX technology to its round-headed flashes for smartphone control. The A10 is available for Canon, Nikon, FUJIFILM, and Sony TTL systems, and each brand-specific model is also available as a bundle with its respective Profoto Connect Wireless Transmitter providing AirTTL and HSS functionality when shooting with the light off-camera. The... Read More
PicsArt empowers Indian creators, sees surge in downloads News 

PicsArt empowers Indian creators, sees surge in downloads

PicsArt, the world’s leading creative platform and social editing app, is set to focus on the Indian market, the company said. With more than 1B downloads to date, “the all-in-one photo and video editing app” offers a unique combination of creative tools, unlimited content and a thriving community of 150M monthly active creators, the company claims. Many of its creators upload... Read More
Facebook announces Rights Manager for creative content News 

Facebook announces Rights Manager for creative content

Ownership of creative content, particularly images, is one of the most-contested subjects on the internet. Despite copyright laws, many people still believe photos on social networks are free of copyright and can be used freely. Facebook announced a new rights management tools suite designed to give creators more control over their images. Facebook product manager of the creator and publisher... Read More
MailPix named most innovative photo print company News Press releases 

MailPix named most innovative photo print company

MailPix announced the company was recognized as the “Most Innovative Photograph Print Solutions Company – USA” in the 2020 Global Business Awards by Corp Today Corp Today is a U.K.-based business magazine focusing on emerging and fast-growing companies. “The entire MailPix team is thrilled to be recognized by Corp Today for this prestigious award,” says Fred H. Lerner, CEO and... Read More
ON1 unveils ON1 Portrait AI, new ON1 Photo RAW mobile features, and major upgrade to ON1 Photo RAW News Updates 

ON1 unveils ON1 Portrait AI, new ON1 Photo RAW mobile features, and major upgrade to ON1 Photo RAW

ON1, creators of ON1 Photo RAW, release an all-new AI portrait editing standalone and plug-in, new creative features for ON1 Photo RAW mobile, and unveils the next major upgrade to ON1 Photo RAW & ON1 Photo RAW 360. The new ON1 Portrait AI is both a standalone and plug-in for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, Affinity Photo, Corel Paintshop, Apple Photos... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Sept. 19 Events News People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Sept. 19

  Pro Photography Shutterfly can arbitrate claims over unwanted Lifetouch pictures Shutterfly won its bid to arbitrate claims over the photo-sharing platform’s Lifetouch Family Approval Program, after a federal court in San Jose concluded that plaintiff Shawna Allen agreed to arbitrate her claims individually when she signed up for the online service, according to Holly Barker at Bloomberg Law. The sign-up... Read More
ZY Optics releases Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 for Micro Four Thirds News 

ZY Optics releases Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 for Micro Four Thirds

Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) has released the Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras. Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III is now available for a recommended retail price of $399. The Mitakon 17mm f/0.95 is a compact prime characterized by its bright f/0.95 aperture for working in low-light conditions. Similar to their 25mm f/0.95, the new lens also... Read More
VR headset market growth expected despite short-term decline, according to IDC Market research News 

VR headset market growth expected despite short-term decline, according to IDC

The market for virtual reality (VR) headsets is expected to decline 6.7% in 2020 before returning to double-digit growth of 46.2% in 2021, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. The market has faced a temporary setback this year as supply chain disruptions impacted volumes in the early months and expected product transitions have... Read More
MailPix peel-and-stick photos featured on “The Today Show”` News Press releases 

MailPix peel-and-stick photos featured on “The Today Show”`

MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, was featured Sept. 16, 2020, on “The Today Show” as part of the “Work from Home” segment with lifestyle expert Jill Martin.  MailPix Peel & Stick prints are available in more than a dozen sizes, up to 36×48 inches. Just start with MailPix’s fun and creative templates and create perfect wall decals by... Read More
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