Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Tamron Unveils 85mm VC Lens for Full-Frame DSLRs, Upgraded 90mm Macro

Commack, NY—Tamron launched the SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD, the first fast-aperture telephoto lens with VC (vibration compensation). Also announced were the upgraded...
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Sigma Announces Pricing & Availability of WR Ceramic Protector

Ronkonkoma, NY—The Sigma Water Repellent (WR) Ceramic Protector, a lens filter featuring new Clear Glass Ceramic material, is now available for $130 to $440,...
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Ricoh Unwraps Pentax K-1 Full-Frame DSLR

Denver, CO—Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation unveiled the Pentax K-1 full-frame digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera. The K-1 combines the performance of a full-frame sensor...
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Gary Fong Joins Snapshots Management Team and Board

New York, NY—Gary Fong, CEO of GFIP Holdings LLC, a photographic lighting accessories manufacturer and educational resource, announced that he would be taking an...
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Zhongyi Upgrades Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Lens

Shenyang China—Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) released an improved version of its first f/0.95 lens—the Zhongyi Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II. The new version...
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Ricoh GR II Silver Edition Marks Ricoh’s 80th Anniversary

Denver, CO—Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation unveiled the Ricoh GR II silver edition to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Ricoh Company, Ltd....
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Fujifilm Celebrates Life of David Bowie with Markus Klinko Exhibit

Valhalla, NY—Fujifilm North America Corporation partnered with celebrity photographer and director Markus Klinko for the grand reveal of never-before-seen photos of David Bowie. A...
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FAA Registers 325,000 Drone Owners

Washington, DC—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has registered 325,000 drone owners since mandatory registration went into effect in December 2015. FAA administrator Michael Huerta...
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Top Photo & Video Apps Offer Features beyond Editing: Suite 48 Analytics

Los Altos, CA—The number of photo and video apps on the market exceeds 78,000, more than twice as many as two years ago, and...
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JVC Professional Video Appoints New VP

Wayne, NJ—A division of JVCKenwood USA Corporation, JVC Professonal Video appointed Joseph D’Amico vice president. D’Amico, who had most recently served the company as...