Monthly Archives: June 2015

Telus Corp. Begins Shuttering Blacks Photo Stores throughout Canada

Toronto, Canada—Telecommunications giant Telus Corp., which bought Canada’s Blacks photo specialty chain in 2009, began closing all 59 Blacks stores in early June, with...

Sigma Adds 24–35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Full-Frame Cameras

Ronkonkoma, NY—Sigma Corporation of America’s 24–35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens is its first full-frame zoom lens offering a wide-open, constant aperture of f/2...

Fujifilm Chairman & CEO Komori Authors Book on Company’s Dramatic Transformation

Valhalla, NY—In Innovating Out of Crisis, How Fujifilm Survived (and Thrived) As Its Core Business Was Vanishing, Shigetaka Komori, chairman and CEO of Fujifilm...

Hahnemühle Offers FineArt Baryta Satin Paper: 300gsm, 100% Alpha-Cellulose

Crystal Lake, IL—Hahnemühle added FineArt Baryta Satin to its FineArt portfolio of photographic paper. FineArt Baryta Satin is a barite paper with a white...

JVC Enhances All-Weather Camcorder Line with GZ-R450 and GZ-R320

Wayne, NJ—JVC announced two rugged, weatherproof Everio camcorders that are designed to endure foul weather, get bounced around and still be ready to shoot....

Zhongyi Optics Unveils Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 Lens

Shenyang, China—ZY Optics unveiled the Zhongyi Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2, an ultrafast portrait lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.2 for shooting without flash...

Canon USA Intros EF 50mm F/1.8 STM Stepping Motor Lens

Melville, NY—The lightweight, compact Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM standard lens features a large maximum aperture of f/1.8, and the single focal length lens...

MindShift Gear Augments Rotating Backpack Line with Larger rotation180° Horizon

Santa Rosa, CA—For outdoor enthusiasts, MindShift Gear released the higher volume rotation180° Horizon backpack. With a rotating belt pack, the backpack allows access to...

The Lomographic Society Announces the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens

New York, NY—The Vienna, Austria-based Lomographic Society International announced the new Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art lens as a Kickstarter campaign. The lens, which...

Canon EOS 5D Series Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Melville, NY—Canon Inc. is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the introduction of its EOS 5D series of DSLR cameras. Launched in September 2005, the...