Samsung Electronics America Inc is bringing their #DitchTheDSLR campaign to the inaugural PIX Photo Expo and Conference hosted by DPReview and Amazon in Seattle on Wednesday October 7th.
From 11am until supplies run out, show attendees can visit the Samsung booth to trade in a fully operational Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera including battery, power supply and lens and walk away with a Samsung NX500 camera valued at $799. The program has seen nearly 1000 DSLRs traded in at previous events in New York and Los Angeles.
In advance of next month’s Adobe MAX conference, Adobe today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 14 and Adobe® Premiere® Elements 14, the latest and greatest versions of the top selling consumer photo and video-editing software.
Red Giant today announced the release of a free update to Magic Bullet Suite 12 — their color correction, finishing and film looks software solution. Magic Bullet Suite 12.1 now boasts real-time color correction during video playback, new trackpad control capabilities, and further support for DaVinci Resolve.
The Rokinon optics range has increased by two with the addition of its 21mm F1.4 Compact High Speed Wide Angle and 50mm F1.2 Compact High Speed lenses designed specifically for mirrorless cameras and compact system cameras.
The arrival of the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4K Digital Cinema Camera signals changes that reflect well for live production and studio use. Announced at NAB 2015, the camera is now in production and scheduled to start shipping this month. The URSA Mini comes in an ergonomic shape whose aluminum body weighs in at only 5 lbs. and includes a side handle for hand-held work. There is also an optional shoulder mount with a quick release plate for taking the camera from handheld to shoulder to tripod.
Sony has announced a new line of professional portable hard disc arrays with the PSZ-RA4T and the PSZ-RA6T. Designed to move around 4K UHD video content, both models feature a built-in carrying handle to add to the portability factor, making them useful for video productions taking place in the field or on location as well as for situations where use of such drives provide greater stability and safety amidst harsh working conditions.
The audio technology company iZotope announced the release of the new RX Post Production Suite at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands last week. The suite includes an update to iZotope’s RX platform with RX5 Audio Editor, containing a host of audio processing and repair features aimed at significantly improving the audio post production workflow.