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Professional Photographers of America’s Northeast Photographic Competition Opens January 26

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Judging will be streamed live March 13-14 COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Professional Photographers of America (PPA) announced its Northeast District photographic competition will open January 26. Images submissions will be accepted until March 6. Entered works will be judged March 13-14 in Columbus, Ohio. PPA urges its members to enter photographic competition to…

InterAction Announces 13th Annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest

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Old Chakra By: Kaushik Majumder Competition seeks powerful photos that capture inspiring international relief and development efforts WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. NGOs working on global poverty and humanitarian assistance efforts, has opened submissions for its 13th annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest. Across the globe, groundbreaking acts of…

Microsoft debuts HoloLens augmented reality

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By Paul Worthington – PMA Newsline – January 21, 2015 Weird coincidence department: the same week Google all-but cancels its Glass hardware that overlaid computer visuals atop your real-world view, Microsoft debut its HoloLens which can be described as doing the same thing… “The era of holographic computing is here,” the company says. “When you…

Manfrotto Sets Sights on Outdoor Photographers with New Off Road Collection

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Collection Includes Range of Hiking Backpacks, Versatile Walking Sticks and Tripod Upper Saddle River, N.J. (January 15, 2015) – Manfrotto, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, has announced the launch of its new Off Road Collection, uniquely crafted and designed to meet the needs of…

Polaroid Fotobar Brings Digital Photos to Life with Expansion of Micro-Retail Stores in Sacramento

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Experiential Retail Destination Debuts in Roseville’s Westfield Galleria BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Just as Polaroid pioneered instant photography over 75 years ago, Polaroid Fotobar is reinventing how consumers interact with our digital photos today. The fun, new experiential retail concept is now open in Roseville at Westfield Galleria (1151 Galleria Blvd.). Customers…

Flashpoint’s New CoolVee7 Continuous Output Photo and Video Light Available Exclusively from Adorama

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Brand new continuous output cool lighting solution from Flashpoint makes studio product photography and interview lighting a breeze; complete with modifiers and control options to customize lighting, the CoolVee7 offers power and versatility at an affordable price New York, NY – January 20, 2015 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and…

LensRentals Makes Photo and Video Equipment Purchases More Affordable with “Try Before You Buy” Keeper Program

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Consumers Earn Credit for up to 7 Days of Equipment Rental; Price of Rented Item Based on its Age MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — LensRentals, the leading photography, video and lighting equipment rental company, today announced the official launch of its “try before you buy” Keeper Program, providing consumers the assurance of purchasing equipment…

Panasonic LUMIX GF7 Featuring Modern Selfie Functions with Classic Styling

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NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is pleased to announce a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) Camera, the DMC-GF7 (GF7). The GF7 offers modern selfie shooting features – one of the world’s most powerful trends – in a classic styled camera with its 180-degree flip-up monitor and a variety of creative functions.  The…

Canon U.S.A. Announces Senior Executive Appointments And Promotions For The 2015 New Year

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MELVILLE, N.Y., January 16, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced several senior executive appointments and promotions. “I am proud to announce six well-deserved appointments and promotions for the New Year,” said Joe Adachi, chairman and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A. “These executives bring the highest quality of leadership,…