Are you ready for the 2009 PROFOTO Awards?

Sony News Release

26 September 2009

The time has come again for you to show off your creative photographic talents and perhaps walk off with an award in the process!

Entries for the PROFOTO Awards presented by the Professional Photographers of Southern Africa (PPSA) and sponsored by Sony α (pronounced Alpha), officially open on 9 October.

The PROFOTO Awards is a showcase of the best images of Southern Africa’s renowned and undiscovered professional photographers and photography students. Students enrolled in photography courses are invited to enter their best work before the end of January 2010.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 8

adode logoSAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 23, 2009 Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe®Photoshop®Elements 8 software available for Windows® and Mac, providing automated and intelligent photo-editing technology across both platforms. With the newest version of the No. 1 selling consumer photo-editing software,* Adobe continues to make cutting-edge innovation accessible to users who want powerful yet easy-to-use tools to tell compelling stories with their photos.

“With nearly 20 years of Photoshop innovation under our belt, we are able to leverage industry-leading technology that the professionals use and make it accessible to our Elements customers,” said Doug Mack, vice president and general manager of Consumer and Hosted Solutions at Adobe. “We’ve simplified the editing process, without taking away any of the power, and incorporated smart tools with built-in intelligence to bring once difficult tasks, within reach of everyone.”

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September Issue of PhotoComment Magazine

Although it is a few days late, the new issue of PhotoComment Magazine will be live today. It is well worth the wait as we feature Christine Meintjes in our Pro Portfolio, one of SA’s most sought after wedding photographers. Our readers portfolio features Laetitia Kenny. We review the new Sony Alpha A550, and learn … Read moreSeptember Issue of PhotoComment Magazine

New Pentax K-x

Choose a camera that redefines the entry-level digital SLR category. The PENTAX K-x offers Live View, HD video and photographic performance that challenges higher-end models. Since there’s no rule that SLR cameras must come in one color, try the K-x in a choice of white or black, as well as special, limited-edition red and navy. Features: 12.4 megapixel CMOS sensor … Read moreNew Pentax K-x