September 19, 2014  • 

The AIDS Committee of Toronto’s SNAP! photo competition is open to all photographers worldwide through November 14. Judges will choose approximately 7 category winners and 70 images to be presented in the silent auction at the SNAP! 2015 gala.

September 18, 2014  • 

Qudos Action Video Light

Gentec International announces the exclusive Canadian distribution of Knog’s Action video light, the Qudos. Surfing after sunset. Riding at midnight. Diving to new depths: the immaculately designed Qudos Action will highlight the night.

September 18, 2014  • 

5 Interesting Reads

Here's a selfie taken by a spacecraft, photobombed by a comet. The winners of the Epson International Pano Awards have been announced. This is a fascinating article about Ben Altman's project Site/Sight, which documents people photographing sites of atrocities. Getty Images has sued Microsoft over its Bing Image Widget. Quantum...

September 17, 2014  • 

Flash Forward Emerging Photographers Competition

The Magenta Foundation has announced an open call for the 11th Flash Forward Emerging Photographers Competition. Any photographer 34 years of age or under as of December 31, 2015, who is working in Canada, the UK and/or the US is eligible to submit. Jurors will select the 2015 Bright Spark, an emerging photographer selected as having submitted an...

September 17, 2014  • 

Sigma Has Announced Six New Products

Gentec International has announced the new Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens, the latest addition to Sigma’s Sports (S) product line. This high-performance, hyper-telephoto zoom lens gives the world’s most demanding photographers the image quality they require, while maintaining high performance in adverse conditions.

September 16, 2014  • 

The 64-GB SanDisk Extreme PRO U3 SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the world’s fastest microSD UHS-I memory card, the 64GB SanDisk Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-I card. SanDisk is distributed in Canada by Gentec International.


September 16, 2014  • 

New ZEISS 16-35 mm f/4 Wide-Angle Zoom for E-mount Cameras

Sony Canada has introduced a new Zeiss 16-35 mm f/4 wide-angle zoom lens for E-mount cameras. Packing a serious amount of imaging power into a light, compact frame, the new Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35 mm f/4 ZA OSS (SEL1635Z) lens offers photo enthusiasts a compelling choice for wide-angle photography including landscapes, architecture and more.

September 15, 2014  • 

Panasonic’s Ultra Compact DMC-GM5

Panasonic Canada Inc. has introduced the new LUMIX DMC-GM5 from its premium compact Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) GM series. The camera’s high performance and range of features result in ultimate picture quality, and its outstandingly compact profile is perfect for the photographer on-the-go.

September 15, 2014  • 

Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Canada Inc. has introduced the 6th generation of its world-renowned LX series of high-end compact cameras, the DMC-LX100. With a 4/3-inch High Sensitivity MOS Sensor, the camera is designed to inspire creativity. The DMC-LX100 is not just a successor to the DMC-LX7 but is also reminiscent of the DMC-LC1—Panasonic’s first full manual...

September 15, 2014  • 

Should I pay more for a computer with extra RAM?

Now that I own a 24-megapixel camera, I am planning to buy a new desktop PC with large monitor and hope to pay about $800; in a pinch, I could afford $1000. Should I pay extra for 8 GB of RAM instead of the more typical 4 GB? If I do so, that will make the computer faster, right?

September 12, 2014  • 

SanDisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has unveiled unveiled significant upgrades to its SanDisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 memory card and announced that the SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD has been qualified for 4K capture. SanDisk is distributed in Canada by Gentec International.

September 12, 2014  • 

SanDisk Extreme PRO SD Memory Card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has launched its 512-GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card, the world’s highest capacity SD card on the market.

September 12, 2014  • 

The Wi-Fi-Enabled Ricoh WG-M1

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation has announced the launch of the Ricoh WG-M1 digital action camera. From the creators of the original adventure camera, the newest addition to the waterproof, coldproof, and shock resistant WG series is equipped to capture life’s moving adventures. The WG-M1 is the must-have adventure camera for capturing your...