September 29, 2006. On Saturday, October 7, 2006, from 1-3 p.m., in
Ventura, California, Brooks Institute of Photography will host a free
presentation by leading celebrity and lifestyle photographer John
September 28, 2006. Once again Studio Nocturne Open Studio returns to Fort Mason. The Nocturnes, a photographers collective based in San Francisco, will be hosting 13 photographers at Fort Mason, October 21 and 22, in Building A. This is the fourth Studio Nocturne exhibit at Fort Mason.
While this group of photographers can usually be found practicing their art under the full moon or city lights, they will again brave the daylight to show their work as part of San Francisco Open Studios 2006.
Photokina, Cologne, September, 2006. In keeping with the Hasselblad philosophy of developing products of
outstanding quality that are ahead of their time, and to celebrate the
100th anniversary of Victor Hasselblad’s birth, Hasselblad is launching
at photokina (Hall 2.1, Stand A020/B029 and B020/B028) a truly
innovative publication for professional photographers - VICTOR by
Hasselblad. By showcasing the work of selected photographers and
describing how they capture their best images, VICTOR by Hasselblad
hopes to inspire the current and next generations of professional
photographers to new levels of digital photographic excellence.
Self-Service Access Reduces Image Distribution Time and Costs up to 60 Percent
NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2006. Scene7(R), provider of the
leading on-demand rich media platform, today announced the availability of
Image Portal 2.0, offering companies a cost-effective, turnkey image
management system to service all content users.
Solms, Germany, 25.09.2006. Leica Camera AG, Solms, takes over 51% of the shares of Sinar AG, Feuerthalen/Switzerland, from JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH, Jena ("JENOPTIK"). JENOPTIK and Leica Camera AG have signed corresponding acquisition and transfer contracts on September 25, 2006. Confidentiality was agreed concerning the transfer price.
Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 27, 2006. Independent photographers and illustrators are breathing a sigh of
relief: The latest Orphan Works bill (the Copyright Modernization Act
of 2006, HR 6052) appears to have died in committee. On Wednesday,
Sept. 27, the bill's sponsor, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), announced that
he was withdrawing the bill from consideration at that markup session,
which is likely to be the last one this year. He said that he did not
see any reasonable chance that it would be signed into law in the
current Congress. He also said that he plans to introduce another bill
when the new Congress convenes next year.
Vector Maps has published over 170 new vector maps of the world,
available in a number of different styles and formats, including rectangular,
oval and globe style maps.
San Diego, CA, Sept. 27, 2006. The
new world maps range from simple outlines to detailed multi-layer versions. Maps
are 8 by 11 inches and are scalable to virtually any size without loss of detail
and quality, thanks to their vector nature.
PHOTOKINA, Sept. 26, 2006 – Digital asset management pioneer iView Multimedia Ltd. and Phase One, the world leader in digital imaging solutions, are offering a software bundle of iView MediaPro and Capture One PRO that enables photographers to work the way they want to with two world-class tools designed to streamline RAW photo workflows.
NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 26, 2006. AP Images, a division of The Associated Press, today announced that it has launched a new photo Web site. The new site is a centralized platform that makes it easier for buyers to search and download from millions of images available from The Associated Press and its diverse content partners.
September 26, 2006. TrendWatch Graphic Arts (TWGA), the leading source of ongoing market research for the graphic communications industry since 1995, has announced that it is changing its name to „The Industry Measure". While The Industry Measure will continue to conduct ongoing research into TWGA‚s core graphic arts, creative, publishing, and Internet design and development markets, The Industry Measure will be taking the proven methodology into new markets, as well as changing the focus of its ongoing research.