introduced three new Coolpix
cameras—the 5700, 4500, and 2000, expanding its digital
camera line to suit all skill levels. The Coolpix 5700 features a
5.0 effective megapixel CCD, 8x Optical Zoom-Nikkor ED glass lens,
compact and durable magnesium alloy body, and a fully articulating
LCD screen. It is the first Coolpix to include an Electronic
Viewfinder, Extra-low Dispersion glass, and the ability to capture
in a RAW data recording mode. Records up to a minute of full-motion
video with sound.
Manufacturer: Nikon Inc.
and Monte Zucker have teamed up to create the Monte Pro Kit, which features two Mini Apollos, a 30" silver/black Monte Illuminator Reflector, and an Illuminator Arm. These products are, according to Monte, the "nucleus of my lighting, both in the studio and on location. You'll never outgrow the Monte Pro Kit. You may want to add to it, but you'll never replace it with anything better!"
Manufacturer: F.J. Westcott Company
introduced its Sunpak 3300 Pro Tripod, constructed of Tritanium, an ultra lightweight, ultra-strong aerospace alloy made from titanium, magnesium, and aluminum. Weighing a mere 3 pounds, 4 ounces with an operating height of 64.4", the 3300 Pro supports up to 11 pounds and folds to 23.9". Has three leg sections, quick lock release levers, multi-angle leg adjustments, and can operate at a minimum height under 23" without a short center column.
Manufacturer: ToCAD America Inc.
is shipping ExpressPhoto Sports & Event 8.0, a comprehensive workflow solution for sports and event photographers shooting digital. The standard edition provides image management, photo enhancement, customer presentation, proof printing, and uploading to PhotoReflect and NikonPro Internet storefronts. Offers connectivity to local pro labs through Labtricity. The capture module adds instant direct connectivity with the best digital cameras. The print module allows fast direct printing to digital minilabs and thermal, large-format, and inkjet printers.
Manufacturer: Express Digital
announced the Image Tank, their latest digital storage solution. With the Image Tank, you can transfer images from CompactFlash or SmartMedia cards—or Sony Memory Stick and SD/MMC cards with an optional CF adapter—then delete the transferred images from the card and continue shooting. Back in the studio, just transfer the files to a Mac or PC via USB. Its 10GB hard drive, light- weight, compact design, and power options make it ideal for travel. Hard drive upgrades available for larger volumes.
Manufacturer: JOBO Fototechnic, Inc.