Monthly Archives: January 2012

Redwoods versus Banyans: CE Companies Thrive in the Digital Imaging Ecosystem

Two types of giants dominate the digital imaging ecosystem. Nikon, Canon and Fujifilm are like towering redwoods, growing straight toward the sky from deep...

The Changing Shape of Interchangeable-Lens Cameras

Whether you call them mirrorless compact cameras because they dispense with the traditional SLR mirror box, CILCs (compact interchangeable-lens cameras) because they’re smaller than...

Finisher’s Corner: Minilab Trends: Success Is Tied to Selling the Retail Experience

Not too long ago, a friend who is a longtime salesperson for minilab equipment needed to get some prints made from images of his...

Cloud Picture Getting Clearer?

You know that a tech trend is gaining steam when the populous goes from tentatively trying to figure out what it is to excitedly...

January 2012 Editor’s Pick: Fujifilm X-S1 Premium Compact Camera

Fujifilm’s X-S1 is the latest X- series premium compact camera, joining the X100, X10 and X-Pro1. Made in Japan, the X-S1 features a large...

Lensbaby Movie Maker’s Creative Effects Lens Kit Packaged in Pelican Hard Cases

The Lensbaby Movie Maker’s kit, featuring the Composer Pro PL with Sweet 35 optic for use on PL-mount cameras, comes in a custom Pelican...

Webinars and Online Programs Expand Educational Opportunities

Like with so many things, the Internet has changed how one goes about getting a photographic education. Certainly there are still traditional educational institutions...

Sigma Photo Unveils 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Lens

This multipurpose zoom lens is an updated version of itself—improved to include Sigma’s new “F” Low Dispersion (FLD) glass, which is a higher quality...

The Perfect Opportunity to Broaden Your Horizons

As publishers of the Photo Industry Reporter Show Dailies at PMA for the last 20 years, our mission has always been to bring our...