CategoryPress Release

Taking Photos Under Attack By European Parliament

Isle of Wight Photo of the Year. Hot Off the Press Advertising.  Image Created for IWDIG.The European Parliament might destroy photography on 9 July 2015.

The Freedom of taking photos in public places is under attack. Until now, in most countries in Europe you were safe to take and publish photographs that are taken from public ground – This is called Freedom of Panorama. To find out what this is all about and to sign the petition please follow this link:

http://www.change.org/p/european-parliament-save-the-freedom-of-photography

Please read and we’re sure you’ll support the petition, thank you.

British Powerboat Racing (Cowes) Photo Competition

The British Powerboat Racing Club is holding a photo competition for all those who managed to take photos of the Cowes Classic 2012 powerboats last weekend.

Deadline for entries is midnight on Saturday 1st September

The annual British Powerboat Festival with over forty brightly painted powerful vessels took part in two main races: Cowes – Torquay – Cowes and the Cowes – Poole – Cowes.

The British Powerboat Racing Club would love to add photos to their gallery and to encourage participation Talisker Whisky has kindly provided prizes to be awarded to the owners of the best images. Continue reading

Fujifilm announces interchangeable lens X-Pro1

Fuji x-Pro1New for 2012 this could be something that photographers everywhere have been waiting for. Read on for full specifications and we would be pleased to hear your thoughts and comments.

Featuring the new X-Trans CMOS sensor™ and an original FUJIFILM X-Mount and a brand new X lens mount, Hybrid Multi Viewfinder and three prime lenses.

Key Features Continue reading

Island Photographers Focused On Worldwide Photo Walk

On Saturday enthusiastic photographers of all ages explored and snapped photos of whatever caught their eye in the first Isle of Wight Worldwide Photo Walk.

46 photographers walked and snapped their way through history, culture, nature and lifestyle in and around Freshwater. It is the largest social photography event in the world and something the Isle of Wight has not participated in before. Continue reading

Nikon Filed Patent Infringement Against Sigma

Nikon is seeking an injunction against Sigma, as well as multi-million pound damages, for alleged patent infringement of its vibration reduction technology used in interchangeable lenses.

Nikon has invested considerable resources in the form of research and development over a period of many years. Such investments have created intellectual property that are important business assets of Nikon and have enabled Nikon to continuously provide the products and services that satisfy its customers Continue reading

Nikon D7000 Wins Grand Prix Award

Nikon Corporation have announced that the Nikon D7000 digital-SLR camera is the recipient of the CameraGP2011 Readers Award.  The D7000 was also the recipient of the TIPA Awards 2011 Best D-SLR Advanced award.

This Readers Award was established in 2008 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Camera Grand Prix. The recipient of this year’s award was selected with voting by general users between March 28 and April 10, 2011. Continue reading

Sony Joins The Carnival

The latest Sony advertising campaign for its Digital Imaging range promotes a brand new camera concept, the a (alpha) NEX-5 and NEX-3 compact system cameras and rolled out across Europe in July. The campaign focuses on promoting the new cameras that sit within Sony’s alpha range and offer DSLR picture quality using interchangeable lens on a camera the size of a traditional compact.

The integrated campaign will run across TV and press and will have a strong presence in store throughout the summer. Continue reading

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