ILFORD GALERIE Range is Reinforced!

Impressive 200+ years Wilhelm test results announced, while new Heavy Weight Matt and Fine Art papers join the dynamic range

Marly, Switzerland, October 11th, 2010

ILFORD, long recognised as the Choice of Professionals, is pleased to reveal new media and accreditation for the dynamic GALERIE range. Designed to meet the demanding needs of today’s professional inkjet marketplace, the recent Wilhelm test results, as well as the innovative new papers, underline the ILFORD commitment to creating cutting-edge, contemporary media.

Wilhelm Research Imaging print permanence results

Image quality and permanence are both indicators of quality in the imaging industry. Professional photographers and artists committed to top-of-the-line results carefully select their media based upon both immediate and sustainable long-term print results.

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Innovative ILFOVINYL 3D Photo System Creates the First 3D Photographic Displays

Perfect for point-of-sale and luxury products, the patented system facilitates unique, attractive 3D photographic displays

Marly, Switzerland, October 11th, 2010 – ILFORD, long recognised for combining quality and tradition with the latest imaging techniques, has just launched the ILFOVINYL 3D Photo System, creating the first 3D photographic displays.

Thanks to the cutting-edge ILFOSEAL 3D, combined with standard ILFOVINYL product processed through RA4 equipment, which is then vacuum formed, an innovative and unique high end photo quality point of sale display is possible for the first time.

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Take Your Photography Further With the Pro Line Apollo 180 and Apollo 300 Creative Kit

Alpha Digital Services, one of the UK’s leading imaging distributors announces the release of the Pro Line Apollo 180 and Apollo 300 Creative Kit.

Apollo 180 Kit

The Pro Line Apollo 180 Kit is perfect for those who are new to photography. It provides all of the accessories you might need as you learn the secrets of studio flash. Based around the Pro Line X 180 Apollo, this kit enables you to take your photography to the next level.

The X 180 Apollo has a 180 w/s output with a variable power range from 1/8th to full. It is a solid metal construction with soft rubberised coating ensuring comfortable handling and a quality finish. The low 6V trigger voltage makes it safe to use with any camera, and the Roller Equipment bag included offers secure storage and portability for your equipment with separate channels for stands and umbrellas.

Included in the Kit

  • Two X-180 Apollo
  • Two Light Stand
  • One 50cm x 70cm Softbox
  • One 105cm white umbrella
  • One equipment bag – Medium

Product Specifications

  • Output: 319 w/s
  • Guide Number: 48 GN
  • Recharge Time: 3.6 sec
  • Colour Temp: 5500 k
  • Power Control: Full to 1/8 fully variable
  • Modelling Lamp: 50W
  • Flash Duration: 1/1000 sec
  • Triggering Methods: Photo Cell/Sync Cable
  • Sync Voltage: DC 6V

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Westcott Announces New Collapsible Umbrellas

Perfect For Travel and On-Location Shoots!

43 inch Umbrellas That Fold Down to Just 14.5 inches!

UK, September 22nd 2010 – JP Distribution, the exclusive UK distributor for Westcott – one of the world leaders in professional photography and video lighting equipment – has announced the new range of Collapsible Umbrellas from Westcott.

Umbrellas allow for a quick and easy set-up. With the Westcott Collapsible Umbrella range, set-up is easier than ever! The 43″ umbrellas fold down to just 14.5″ enabling them to fit easily into any bag or backpack, meaning they are perfect for on location shoots.

Available in three different styles – optical white satin, soft silver and optical white satin with a removable black cover, this umbrella range can be used as shoot through diffusers, or to bounce a light source.

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Lastolite Announces Additions to Product Range at photokina 2010

September 22nd 2010, Lastolite Limited, the worlds leading manufacturer of backgrounds and lighting control systems for the photo, video and cinema industry, continues to add to its extensive product range with news of forthcoming launches at Photokina 2010.

Lastolite was founded 25 years ago and has developed from a company that manufactured the original reflecting panel into a company that now offers a very extensive portfolio of market leading products. To maintain their leading edge, Lastolite make significant investments into research and development. This ensures that they can continue to launch new innovative products to meet the needs of the ever changing photo and video markets.

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Ricoh Announces GR LENS A12 28 mm F2.5

A new GXR camera unit featuring a GR Lens and an APS-C size CMOS sensor

Exhibited at photokina 2010

Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2010 – Ricoh Co., Ltd. (president and CEO: Shiro Kondo) today announced the development and release of GR LENS A12 28 mm F2.5, the fourth camera unit in the GXR interchangeable unit system. This product is being announced and exhibited at the photokina 2010 exhibition held in Cologne, Germany, beginning September 21, 2010.

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