This Week in the World #24

This Week in the World looks at tips & tricks, photo news, product releases, and other interesting stories we stumbled across this week.

This week we became the only authorized photo specialty dealer in the United States to carry Kessler video production products. Check out our selection of Kessler sliders and tracks, including the super smooth and adjustable Kessler 3′ CineSlider.

kessler cineslider

Zack Arias talked up the LumoPro LP180 on his Photography Q&A blog. If you haven’t ordered the LP180 yet and you’re into manual OCF, what are you waiting for?

Tiny flash, big possibilities: Nikon announced the SB-300 Speedlight which is designed to be used with Nikon DSLRs and hot shoe-equipped COOLPIX cameras such as the Nikon COOLPIX A. Nikon also announced their new compact all-in-one AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140 f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens, a great alternative to that dusty old kit lens.

nikon sb300

Good news for you fine art print sellers: Amazon launched a beta version of its new service that will allow fine art photographers to sell their prints. (via PDN Pulse)


Wedding Party is a new app available for Android and iOS that challenges how wedding’s are traditionally documented. (via DP Review Connect) Wedding photographers, how would you integrate this app into your sessions? Or would you request the ceremony be unplugged?


Scott Kelby announced the Worldwide Photo Walk will happen Saturday, October 5. Friend o’ the store Aaron Sheldon is leading the Columbus leg, which will just so happen to depart from the 3rd Annual Midwest Photography Expo. Check out the video below for more info about the Worldwide Photo Walk:

The Strobist updated his celebrated LIGHTING 101 guide with new images from readers and updated diagrams. Check it out!

The Photo Argus has some tips on how to get a job as a second shooter.

second shooter

Awwwwwpocalypse: We love these mini end-world diorama photos by Lori Nix. Have you done any cool photo projects lately? (via Raw File)

Photo by Lori Nix

And in case you missed it . . .

Photo Frosh Photo Challenge #7: Silhouette

July Photo Contest Winners Announced!

August Photo Contest Launched!

Gearing Up: The Adventurer’s Camera Strap

Spekular in Syndication: Back to Basics

Midwest Photo

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