Arnold to Receive Sony World Photography’s Lifetime Achievement Award

San Diego, CA—Eve Arnold will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Sony World Photography Awards during the annual ceremony in Cannes on April 22, the day after her 98th birthday. The accolade was created to honor a photographer for a lifetime of widely recognized and critically acclaimed work. “Over such an incredible life more » Launches as Auction House for Newsworthy Video & Photos

New Orleans, LA— is an online media exchange where creators of breaking-news video and still images can manually protect and sell their content to publications in an auction setting. The Bideo message to creators is simple: “Stop giving away amazing videos and photos, and start selling them.” Whether it’s a video of a tornado tearing more »

Cannes to Host 2010 Sony World Photography Awards and Festival

Sony and the World Photography Organization announced that the city of Cannes will again provide the location for the annual Sony World Photography Awards and World Photography Festival. The photographic events run from April 22-27, 2010. Welcoming professional and amateur photographers, photography students and the general public, the awards and festival comprise a five-day celebration more »

General Mills Expands Photography Studios

Ever wonder where they shoot all of those food photographs that make your mouth water? General Mills’ 15,500-square-foot renovated and expanded photography studios are among the largest in-house, full-service food photography and styling studios around. The department uses more than 100 food photographers and stylists, and over 25,000 images are archived each year. The six more »

Casio Launches Animate and Share Website for Dynamic Photo eGreetings

Casio America launched its Animate and Share website (, which helps consumers experience “dynamic photo” fun through the creation of unique eGreetings. Visitors can add creative touches to photos and bring them to life with Casio’s animation feature on the new virtual camera site. Users can share their creativity with the option to send their more »

Nikon Picks Winners in the Nikon Festival

Nikon has posted the winners in the Nikon Festival at Since the contest launched on November 10, there have been over 1,200 submissions to the Nikon Festival for the chance to win up to $100,000. Finalists were encouraged to rally their social networks to campaign for votes and win the Audience Award of $25,000. more »

Samsung NX10 DSLR with AMOLED Screen

What’s the only drawback of digital cameras when shooting in bright sunlight? You can have a hard time seeing (with any degree of clarity) the screen. The Samsung NX10 promises to correct that with their latest 3 inch AMOLED (Active Matrix Organic LED) screen. This revolutionary technology will let you clearly see the image – more »

Imaging Companies Donate to Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

Following the recent devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, causing extensive destruction and loss of life, imaging companies from across all sectors are beginning to mobilize to contribute to relief efforts. The earthquake is reported to have been the worst to hit Haiti in 200 years, and the United Nations estimates that tens of thousands of more »

Panasonic Lumix FH Series with Wide-Angle Lenses, Long Zooms

Panasonic has done it again by adding a slim, pocketable FH series to its 2010 Lumix digital camera lineup. Besides having the DMC-FH20 (14.1 megapixels), FH3 (14.1 megapixels) and FH1 (12.1 megapixels) the FH models will record high-definition video and provide iA (intelligent auto) mode for ease of use. These little digital cameras are easy more »

New Olympus Digital Cameras Get You Close, Have Style, and are Tough

Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 Olympus unveiled the STYLUS TOUGH-3000, a shockproof, waterproof and freezeproof compact camera that will capture all of life’s adventures from the extreme to the everyday that moms like us deal with. It’s the first Stylus Tough camera with High-Definition (HD) video and with features like Magic Filter that expand your creativity and more »

Fotolia Celebrates Fifth Birthday and Growth through Recession

Fotolia (, an online image company that is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month, reports it experienced healthy growth during the global recession. During 2009, Fotolia saw its online library double to over 8,000,000 images and nearly 2 million images were downloaded every month. Since December 2006, membership increased nearly tenfold, with over 1.5 million more »

Consumer Confidence Steady in December: CEA-CNET Indexes

Consumer confidence in the overall economy remained level in December, while confidence in consumer electronics (CE) and technology declined from last month’s record high, according to figures released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and CNET. Confidence in the CE category, however, is at the second highest level of the year. The CEA-CNET Index of more »