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Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 22, 2007  |  0 comments

Rick Sammon's
new DVD -- Rick Sammon's Canon EOS Digital Rebel Personal Training Photo
Workshop -- shows viewers all the basic steps of making great images. Even
if you don't own a Digital Rebel, you'll still gain a complete understanding
of digital SLR photography.



From camera basics to exposure, white balance, lenses, sports shooting, photographing
in low light, close-up photography, people and portraits, animals and pets,
Rick breaks down complex topics into fun and interesting lessons.



In the video, Rick goes on location to Universal Studios, Orlando, FL; Jungle
World at the Bronx Zoo; the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, Florida; Madam
Tussauds Wax Museum in New York City; and other picturesque places to entertain,
educate and inspire viewers to becoming better photographers. Sample lessons
from the DVD are posted on www.rickspixelmagic.com.
The DVD runs 1.5 hours and is available on amazon.com, bn.com and in bookstores.
List price is $19.99.

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Shutterbug Staff  |  May 04, 2007  |  0 comments

Visatec is now offering two affordable lighting kits in a car bag package.
The complete sets are fit into one convenient bag measuring about 21 x 9.4 x
10 inches. The kits hold two Solo 400 B or two Solo 800 B units plus two umbrella
reflectors, one white umbrella, one silver umbrella and 16.4 ft sync cable.
In each set the flash power can be variable over a three stop range.

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Ron Leach  |  Sep 12, 2016  |  0 comments

If you’re like most photographers and are enthralled by everything about Ansel Adams, you won’t want to miss this video tour inside his home.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 18, 2016  |  0 comments

In this interesting video you’ll take a tour inside Ansel Adams’ workroom with Ansel’s son Michael. You’ll learn about the famous photographer’s childhood and get some of the Master’s advice for improving your own work.

Press Release  |  Mar 01, 2010  |  0 comments

Vista by Davis and Sanford, a division of The Tiffen Company, has announced the all new Voyager Lite tripod with BHQ8 ball head. This new tripod will complement the already extensive line of tripods from Vista Series. The Voyager Lite focuses on the needs of serious amateur and working professional photographers using today’s new point and shoot through DSLR cameras. Tiffen’s Research and Development Team gave serious consideration to professional photographers’ needs and a solution was developed that exceeded their requirements for a super light tripod with ball head that could be used most anywhere.

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Press Release  |  Jun 27, 2012  |  1 comments
Inspired by its street and skate heritage, camera accessories brand Visualante is about to releasetheir second line of camera bags. With these products, Visualante wants to reform the monochromatic and stale photography and video market with a moreexpressive design. All bags have features tailored for the streets and will be available at photo/video specialists, as well as skate and streetfashion stores, worldwide fall/winter 2012.
Roger W. Hicks & Frances E. Schultz  |  Apr 01, 2006  |  0 comments

Just when you thought the R2 was the pinnacle of Voigtländer Bessa design, along came the R2A and R3A. They differ from the R2 in several ways, most notably the adoption of an electronic shutter allowing Aperture Priority automation; this is combined with a new meter. Other significant differences are a revised (and easier-to-use) rewind crank; the addition of a back lock...

Roger W. Hicks & Frances E. Schultz  |  Sep 01, 2006  |  0 comments

Is there still a demand for an entry-level film SLR camera? The folks at Voigtländer seem to think so, evidenced by their new VSL 43. It is very much an entry-level SLR, with a manually set (but completely battery-dependent) shutter from 1/2 sec to 1/2000 sec, flash sync at 1/60 sec, manual focusing, manual diaphragm, and manual film advance. There is a through-lens meter...

Press Release  |  Aug 05, 2011  |  0 comments
Clik Elite’s Volt ClikStand ($425) delivers backcountry performance, studio tools, and preparedness. A single system comprised of two components – a high-performance adventure photography backpack and a mobile equipment stand – the Volt ClikStand is a perfect choice for commercial on-location shoots, and backcountry landscape and wildlife photography expeditions.
Press Release  |  Mar 29, 2011  |  0 comments

Have you voted for your favorite high school photographer yet? Place your vote by April 1 to help Sigma Corporation of America identify five finalists for its annual Scholarship Contest, and you could help one lucky high school senior win $6,000 in cash and photography gear.

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Press Release  |  Oct 22, 2010  |  0 comments

Hamrick Software, the developer of VueScan, has released its latest version 8.6.58 – with support for 8 recently announced Canon scanners. This brings the total number of supported scanners to over 1550. VueScan also adds support for using multi-core processors to increase scan speed.

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Press Release  |  Nov 29, 2010  |  0 comments

Hamrick Software, the developer of VueScan, has released its latest version 8.6.66 – with support for importing scans directly into Photoshop – allowing for faster, more convenient image importing directly from the scanner.

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Press Release  |  Sep 09, 2011  |  0 comments
Hamrick Software announced today its VueScan Mobile App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. VueScan Mobile allows you to seamlessly scan documents and photos straight to your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch from any HP, Canon or Epson WiFi printer/scanner.
The Editors  |  May 24, 2018  |  0 comments

According to Shutterbug reader Rico Leffanta, the Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a very popular site for wedding photographers because they can capture backgrounds that include “beautiful blue ocean waves or Magic Island [a man-made peninsula].” While Leffanta, who turned 78 in April, has seen a lot of weddings at the park, this one is rather memorable due to an uninvited guest.

Staff  |  Nov 16, 2009  |  0 comments

Wacom announced an exciting new computer input solution with the introduction of Multi-Touch in its new family of Bamboo tablets. Bamboo tablets are USB peripherals that deliver natural and intuitive input to desktop or laptop computer users. With the ultimate goal of creating harmony between humans and technology, Wacom combines Multi-Touch (finger-based input) with pen input to deliver an entirely new standard in human-computer interaction. “Multi-Touch provides a very natural and intuitive way for users to navigate and interact with applications,” said Dennis Hoff, senior consumer product manager for Wacom. “By combining Multi-Touch with our renowned pen technology, Bamboo provides users with a new computer input approach that is not only extremely flexible, but friendly, fresh and fun.”

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