New Product Ranges Added to JP Distribution (Press Release)




JP Distribution is pleased to announce that Cameras Underwater have appointed JP Distribution as a distributor of Ewa Marine and Époque products. Both brands will be available with immediate effect.

For many years Cameras Underwater has successfully distributed the Ewa Marine and Époque products building a loyal customer base and they will continue to work in partnership with JP Distribution.

“We are delighted to partner with JP Distribution to further develop the Ewa Marine and Époque brands in the UK” commented Jenny Rosenfeld, of Cameras Underwater. “JP Distribution’s ability to promote our products to a wider audience will enable the brand to flourish even further in the UK market

Ewa Marine

Since 1947 Ewa-Marine have built up a worldwide reputation for high quality products and everything bearing the Ewa-Marine name is “quality made” in Germany. All products are developed and then hand made in their factory in Kirchheim, Bavaria. Each unit is subjected to a series of stringent tests before leaving the factory. The flexible housings are 100% waterproof and designed to cope with water (including sea water), snow, sand, and dust whilst allowing safe operation of the equipment at the same time.


Époque manufacturers high quality underwater photographic and video equipment, specially designed for the rugged outdoor and underwater environments. Époque products have been widely used, for over 20 years by novice and advanced photographers

Époque products are designed to be affordable for the greatest range of customers, without compromising on quality, reliability or performance. Products are designed with a System Concept, which offers expandability through the use of accessories, to satisfy the creative needs of advanced photographers as well as novices.

The Ewa Marine and Époque brands are very important additions to JP Distribution and we look forward to working closely with the dealer base to maximise the potential. Ewa Marine and Époque complement the current portfolio of Lastolite, Ilford, PocketWizard, Sekonic, Billingham, Mamiya, Gepe, Peli, Spudz, Trek-Tech and Schneider.

Paul Roper, Sales and Marketing Director at JP Distribution said: “We are really excited to be working with Cameras Underwater to develop Ewa Marine and Époque within the UK. They perfectly complement our existing portfolio of brand leading products. We are thrilled that we have the opportunity to make these outstanding brands available to customers through our established dealer network.”

The full range of Ewa Marine and Époque products will be available from JP Distribution with immediate effect. For further details please contact: –

JP Distribution
Hempstalls Lane
Newcastle Under Lyme

Telephone: 01782 753333
Fax: 01782 753399


Press Release: PocketWizard Launches MiniTT1 & FlexTT5 ControlTL™ System

pw2JP Distribution is pleased to announce the new MiniTT1 & FlexTT5 ControlTLâ„¢ System from PocketWizard

Professional photographers worldwide have depended on PocketWizard wireless triggering systems for reliable performance, advanced features and the greatest operating range. For over two decades they have triggered their flash units and cameras wirelessly, capturing images that would have been impossible to make without PocketWizard. Since the first introduction of PocketWizard, professional photographers have demanded a TTL (Through-The-Lens) flash controlled PocketWizard system. Now, with rapid development of digital technology, PocketWizard responds with a simple solution for off-camera TTL flash without limitations or complexity. Continue reading “Press Release: PocketWizard Launches MiniTT1 & FlexTT5 ControlTL™ System”

Press Release: ILFORD GALERIE Range Becomes More Dynamic

Ilford Gallerie

New and improved ILFORD GALERIE Smooth Pearl and Gloss now available in sheets from 4 x 6 to A3+

Marly, Switzerland, 1st June, 2009 – ILFORD is pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved GALERIE Smooth Pearl and Smooth Gloss sheets. Created by the ILFORD research and development team to include a new optically controlled nanoporous layer and redesigned base, GALERIE Smooth Pearl and Gloss sheets set a benchmark standard in imaging performance.

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Press Release: Africa Photographic Awards


The Africa Photographic Awards entices a worldwide audience of amateur and professional photographers with a broad spectrum of photographic categories and the largest prize pool ever offered for a photographic competition, being in excess of three million Rand! The main prizes have been donated by the distributors of Nikon in South Africa, Toyota, Kenya Airways and Sabi Sabi game lodges.

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Spicer Hallfield Calls In The Administrators

Spicer Hallfield, the Haddenham, Bucks-based presentation solutions company has appointed administrators to find a purchaser for the business.

The business’s owner, entrepreneur Mike Smith, said in a statement today (2nd April 2009):

“The worldwide banking crisis has created critical financial challenges for the company. The board has been involved in ongoing and intense discussions with the company’s bank, RBS, to obtain funding to secure the company’s future.

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Calumet Focuses on Hasselblad Solutions in the Medium Format Marketplace

Calumet Photographic has announced that it will stop selling Leaf cameras and backs in all its territories worldwide – and will focus solely on the distribution of Hasselblad high-end products in the medium format marketplace.

The decision has been made following high-level talks with both Leaf and Hasselblad and will come into effect at the end of March. Joe Clark, Calumet MD explained: “The decision has been taken to focus exclusively on one high-end supplier in the medium format marketplace – and we believe the Hasselblad solution best fits our strategic plans for the future in this segment.”

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