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Photo Tips & News, Issue #008 -- What's New !
April 13, 2010
Welcome to the April 2010 issue of DPTips Central newsletter!
Our Spring issue is packed with great ideas, tips and news to help your photography and get your creative juices going. So let’s get started…
Photography Industry News
Yesterday, April 12th 2010 marked the launched of Adobe Photoshop CS5. You cannot be blamed if you get frustrated with constant software upgrades (we tend to own so many programs nowadays), however this one is truly impressive and seems to be worthwhile.
Free time-limited copy of Adobe Lightroom 3 Beta
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Update 2.0.4
New Tamron Lens
Get free prints with Canon !
Fix what is broken and hack it better with Sugru
Photography Competitions and Exhibitions
Street Photography Competition at BJP
Entry costs £20, €22 or $30. For more information and for details on how to enter the competition, visit www.bjp-online.com/street. font>
Photography Book Now competition back with $25,000 prize
Three categories are open for submissions - fine art, editorial and portfolio - judged by photography book expert Darius Himes and jury panel of editors, gallery curators, publishers and professional photographers, including the Sunday Times photo editor Monica Allende and world-renowned Martin Parr.
Each category winner will also receive the “ultimate camera package”, which comes with a Sony A850 DSLR, a Sony SAL-28-75mm f/2.8 lens, X-Rite’s ColorChecker and Passport ColorMunki Photo, as well as an Induro Carbon Fiber tripod and a Blurb gift card.
This year’s winners will be featured in a special roadshow event at the Brighton Photo Biennale, followed by stops in Berlin, Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Seattle and Toronto.
© Rafal Milach
Last year, Polish photographer Rafal Milach won the $25,000 cash prize for his book Black Sea of Concrete, which offers a selection of Milach's work on contemporary Ukraine, focusing on the Black Sea coastline during the cold winter months of 2008.
For more details and how to enter, visit photographybooknow.com.
Photography Suppliers - Latest News
If you are looking into buying some new equipment, check out Jessops online shop. They are currently running great online offers like £60 back on Nikon D5000 and D90, offer free shipping as well as additional voucher offers as seen below :
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