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DJI, SkyPixel announce aerial photo and video contest Events Photo contests 

DJI, SkyPixel announce aerial photo and video contest

DJI and SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, announced the annual Aerial Photo & Video Contest celebrating SkyPixel’s fifth anniversary. Running from Dec. 3, 2019 to Feb. 3, 2020, this year’s contest introduces a special “Aerial Story” category to celebrate its fifth year and welcomes submissions from professional photographers, videographers, aerial enthusiasts and content creators. This year’s contest is sponsored by the... Read More
Nikon sees first-half net profit drop 77% on 13% revenue decline Earnings reports News 

Nikon sees first-half net profit drop 77% on 13% revenue decline

Nikon Corp. reported  its first-half net profit plunged 77.2 percent to 7.51 billion yen from 32.92 billion yen last year.  Operating profit for the period declined 42.9 percent to 17.50 billion yen from last year’s 30.64 billion yen. Revenue declined 13.3 percent to 291.05 billion yen from 335.75 billion yen a year ago. Looking ahead, for the fiscal year ending... Read More
Nikon debuts DX-format Nikon Z 50, Nikkor 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses New Products News Press releases 

Nikon debuts DX-format Nikon Z 50, Nikkor 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses

Nikon Also Announces the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR, Two New Lenses That Deliver Incredible Image Quality and Outstanding Portability MELVILLE, NY (October 10, 2019) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the next Z series mirrorless camera, the DX-format Nikon Z 50, along with two new companion NIKKOR Z lenses, the NIKKOR Z DX... Read More
photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations Events Press releases 

photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations

photokina 2020: an industry in transformation, a decisive chance for the future The imaging industry is currently undergoing massive changes, which also have an impact on photokina as the industry’s leading trade fair – and this in a dimension never seen before. While on the one hand the classic camera market reports strongly declining sales and turnover figures, the enjoyment... Read More
Nikon announces development of Nikon D6 pro DSLR camera, AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm lens New Products Press releases 

Nikon announces development of Nikon D6 pro DSLR camera, AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm lens

MELVILLE, NY (September 4, 2019) – Nikon Inc. is pleased to announce the development of the Nikon D6 professional DSLR camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens. Nikon released the D1 digital SLR camera in 1999, making 2019 the 20th anniversary of the single-digit D series. Thanks to the imaging know-how cultivated over... Read More
Nikon releases the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S New Products Press releases 

Nikon releases the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S

The Versatile NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S Delivers Superior Optical Performance, Equipping Nikon Z Series Creators with an Incredibly Sharp, High-Resolution Lens to Explore Wide-Angle Perspectives MELVILLE, NY (September 4, 2019) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the fast, wide-angle NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S, the latest addition to the ever-expanding NIKKOR Z lineup of lenses. The 24mm f/1.8 S is... Read More
Nikon Z Series adds dedicated 3D LUT for N-Log News Press releases Updates 

Nikon Z Series adds dedicated 3D LUT for N-Log

Additional Details Announced for Upcoming RAW Video Output Update MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Nikon has introduced a dedicated LUT (lookup table) for users of the N-Log feature on the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 cameras, allowing greater creative control in post-production. Further adding to the Z series’ capabilities for professional and advanced video creators, a new update... Read More
Nikon announces the U.S. retail availability of the rugged COOLPIX W150 New Products Press releases 

Nikon announces the U.S. retail availability of the rugged COOLPIX W150

From beach vacations and pool-side getaways, to hiking trips and camping expeditions, the family-friendly COOLPIX W150 was made to capture one-of-a-kind moments on every adventure MELVILLE, NY (August 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the U.S. retail availability of the COOLPIX W150, the latest rugged yet family-friendly compact digital camera. Thanks to being both waterproof... Read More
Nikon unveils the Nikkor Z NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S New Products Press releases 

Nikon unveils the Nikkor Z NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S

The NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Delivers Gorgeous, Natural Bokeh and Remarkable Edge-to-Edge Sharpness for Crisp Portraits and Dramatic Video MELVILLE, NY (July 31, 2019) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens, bringing a fast prime with a classic medium telephoto focal length to Z series full-frame mirrorless cameras. Ideal for headshots, fashion, wedding/event photography and... Read More
Nikon announces winners for 2018-19 Nikon Photo Contest Events 

Nikon announces winners for 2018-19 Nikon Photo Contest

The Nikon Photo Contest Received Record-High 97,369 Submissions from 170 Countries and Regions Grand Prize Winner to be Announced August 23 MELVILLE, NY – Nikon Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 international Nikon Photo Contest, one of the largest and most distinguished photo contests in the world. Started in 1969 as an opportunity for photographers to share... Read More
The Portrait Masters Conference live-streams Product Expo, adds direct purchasing Events 

The Portrait Masters Conference live-streams Product Expo, adds direct purchasing

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) JULY 11, 2019 – “The Portrait Masters Conference + Expo” announced it will livestream its manufacturer’s Expo over the Internet during its annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona from September 3-6, 2019. The Expo will stream live at ThePortraitMasters.com and give photographers and enthusiasts remote access to live demos of the latest cameras, software, and accessories and for the first... Read More
It’s time we give Eastman Kodak some credit Feature News Opinion 

It’s time we give Eastman Kodak some credit

Another business/tech writer is trying to make their bones with a continuation of the tired story of how Eastman Kodak Co. flubbed the analog-to-digital transition. This time, Tracy Moran, deputy editor of Ozy.com posted “Kodak Got The Digital Picture Too Little, Too Late.” The tagline for Ozy.com is “Fresh Stories and Bold Ideas,” but ironically, this blog post is neither... Read More
As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point News Opinion 

As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point

The photo enthusiast sites frequently bemoaning the continued decline in camera shipments from Japan. Citing CIPA stats, it’s clear the trend isn’t optimistic, as shown from the chart at right. The growth in mirrorless category hasn’t done much to offset the secular decline in the digital camera industry. We can all debate the merits of which is better – the... Read More
Tamron announces fast-fixed focal SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD New Products News Press releases 

Tamron announces fast-fixed focal SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD

Fast fixed focal SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD (Model F045) boldly demonstrates Tamron’s lens-making expertise June 6, 2019, Commack, NY- Tamron announces the launch of a new fixed focal lens, the SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD (Model F045), for full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens, announced as under-development this February, will be available at Tamron USA authorized retailers at approximately $899... Read More
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