PMA 2010 Without Canon


Canon has made plans to NOT attend the PMA 2010 show in Anaheim, California. This is a big loss for not only PMA but also for the photo industry as it pulls up its bootstraps against a challenging economy. But, Canon will be once again exhibiting at CES (Consumer Electronics [...] Read more »

Getting More Mileage from Your Lenses


Lenses can get addictive and once you have one lens you want another. As they say in potato chip commercials, bet you can have just one. There are many “families” of lenses, you can be hooked on zooms and then discover primes, or visa versa. Or you can love the [...] Read more »

Samsung Announces 12MP Digital Camera with Phone


It’s difficult to recognize Samsung’s SCH-W880 as a phone with a digital camera when it includes a 12 megapixel sensor. If that’s not enough the SCH-W880 can also capture HD Video. In addition there’s a 3.3″ touchscreen and a 3x optical zoom. Samsung has a lot at stake here, maybe [...] Read more »

Is Canon Planning to Increase Prices?


With the economic challenges existing today coupled with a need to increase cash to support R&D, Canon is rumored to be preparing for price increases in the neighborhood of 10%. While this may not seem all that significant on the surface an increase from one major player could certainly open [...] Read more »

Adobe Releases Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows and Mac


Intelligent Technology and Ease of Use Delivers the Power to Do More with Photos SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept. 23, 2009 – Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe(r) Photoshop(r) Elements 8 software available for Windows(r) and Mac, providing automated and intelligent photo-editing technology across both platforms. With the newest [...] Read more »

Nikon D3s Week 1 or 2 in October

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Heard from 2 sources now that are pretty reliable that week 1 or 2 in October will see a refresh of the Nikon D3 to become the Nikon D3s. These quicker changes are a departure from Nikon’s plan of a few years ago – actually many years ago, when the [...] Read more »