Olympus PEN E-PL1 receives Red Dot Award

The Olympus PEN E-PL1 has just received a Red Dot award from a jury of internationally renowned designers. With more than 12,000 submissions from more than 60 countries, the international Red Dot design award is the largest and most renowned design competition in the world. The Olympus E-PL1 is a new affordable Micro Four Thirds … Read moreOlympus PEN E-PL1 receives Red Dot Award

Worldwide Facebook Nature Contest

Burrard-Lucas Photography are excited to announce our 2010 Facebook Photo Contest! The contest theme is “Nature” and you can take part anytime up until the 30th November 2010. We have some fantastic prizes on offer including the chance to win a Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera.
To enter, simply upload your photographs to our fan page photo gallery.

The following prizes will be awarded to the winning photograph and two runners up:

  • Winner: SmugMug Pro account, Burrard-Lucas framed limited edition print of your choice and the chance to win a Canon EOS 7D DSLR
  • Runners up x 2: SmugMug standard account and a Burrard-Lucas 2011 Calendar

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ImageRights Website Launched

ImageRights Launches to Help Protect Photographers and Stock-Photo Agencies from Copyright Infringement

New Service Enables Individuals and Agencies to Upload Photos and Receive Reports Indicating Which Persons or Companies are Using Proprietary Images Without Prior Consent or Payment

ImageRights International, an Internet-based services company, today announced the availability of its first service—ImageRights—a low-cost, easy to use solution designed to help protect the copyrights of photographers and stock-photo agencies.  Targeted to the estimated three million worldwide commercial photographers, ImageRights is applying visual search and image recognition technology to track the use of photographs and illustrations across the Internet, enabling rights holders to discover and ultimately recover fees for the unlicensed use of their works.

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120 years of top quality lenses

Precision optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss is this month celebrating 120 years of producing camera lenses. Carl Zeiss started producing microscopes in 1846 and then started producing camera lenses at the end of March 1890. Carl Zeiss has pioneered many new technologies: 1896 The Planar-type is still the basis of many visual tools of professional photography … Read more120 years of top quality lenses

Sigma releases the the 150-500mm for Sony and Pentax mounts

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new APO 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM for Sony and Pentax. This ultra-telephoto zoom lens covers a telephoto range up to 500mm and allows photographers to bring the subject close and short perspective. This lens has an equivalent field of view of a 225-750mm … Read moreSigma releases the the 150-500mm for Sony and Pentax mounts