Photography News 07

Latest photography news Photo 24 encore! Join us for a unique photo experience in London


NEWS INBRIEF STOPPRESS! As this issue was going to press, news broke of the Pentax 645Z, a 51-megapixel medium- format DSLR that is due to sell for £7700 with a 55mm standard lens. Full story next issue. ANABSOLUTE BARGAIN If you’ve not already discovered the joys of gear reviews in video and pros talking about their kit, as well as totally interactive lighting masterclasses and Lightroom tutorials courtesy of iPad only mag, Absolute Photo , now is the time. Treat yourself to the first issue for the princely sum of 69p. Yes, that’s right, issue 1 of Absolute Photo is currently just 69p. It’s bursting with delights, such as the fine art of low-light landscapes and the 12 most influential cameras of all time. So head over to the iTunes store, pay your 69p and download the issue – plus get free previews of other issues!

shoot on the Friday evening, adjourn to a hotel for a sleep and then carry on in the morning; or to shoot all night long – the choice is yours. You can come along and ‘buddy up’ on the night or group together with some club members for company.

PN ’s sister magazine, Advanced Photographer is hosting Photo 24 again. This year the plan is to kick off at 6pm on Friday 20 June at a meeting point in central London. This is an informal event and you are welcome to come along for a couple of hours; or

π Please register your interest on and we’ll keep you up to date with plans.

Samsung’s tough cards

Faster, more rugged storage cards

performance and offer read speeds of 90MB/s and 48MB/s respectively. The new cards also offer reliable performance in challenging conditions and they are said to be waterproof, as well as resistant to magnets and X-rays. All models are guaranteed to survive 24 hours in seawater and work in temperatures from -13°F to +185°F. . π To find out more about the new cards, go to

Look out in the shops for Samsung’s new advanced range of SD and microSD cards. The PRO, EVO and Standard cards will be available from 4GB to 64GB sizes, identifiable by attractive colour finishes – silver for PRO, orange for EVO and blue for Standard. The PRO and EVO ranges support UHS-1 Grade 1 ADOBE LIGHTROOM FOR IPAD LightroomMobile offers the ability to work on your images even when your iPad is offline. Mobile is part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photoshop Photography Program and for £8.78 per month you have access to Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC on your desktop and the mobile app on iPad. Right now, Mobile is for CC subscribers only, so not great news for everyone.

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