Bride Drowns During Photoshoot in Wedding Dress

While posing for a photo shoot in her wedding dress near a river in Montreal, a woman slipped and fell into water about 1-foot deep.  The “wedding dress got soaked and became extremely heavy.  She started slipping and falling down when the photographer grabbed her but she was too heavy that he couldn’t pull her from the edge,” according to Quebec provincial police Sgt. Ronald McInnis. [Read more...]

New Canon PIXMA Printers

Canon PIXMA MG4220 Wireless Printer

Canon recently launched several new photo printers, which include PIXMA Photo All-in-One (MG4220, MG3220, and MG2220) and SELPHY CP900 printers.

The MG4220 and MG3220 are wireless printers, while the MG2220 rounds out the low-cost end as a starter all-in-one printer. They are priced at $130, $80 and $70, respectively.

The SELPHY CP900 is a compact photo printer that can print 4×6 images.  It runs $100.

Free Webinar on Architectural HDR Photography

Unified Color

Unified Color (maker of HDR Expose 2) will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, May 15.  The webinar will feature professional architectural photographer Michael James, “during which he will discuss and demonstrate how Unified Color’s color-safe editing tools and workflow-simplifying features of the fully-featured HDR Expose 2 and Photoshop® plug-in,32 Float v2 have enhanced his commercial work.”

You can register for the free webinar here.

CES Unveiled Kicking Off Now

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CES gets its official start tonight with a media preview called CES Unveiled.  I’ll have more updates later this evening as WD get our first look at the newest gear for 2012.

Amazing Tech: Rendering Synthetic Objects into Existing Photos

The objects in the bottom row of images have been placed in the original photos after the fact.  What’s so impressive though, is that lighting and color characteristics of the objects and scenes interact with each other.  That is, the objects appear to be lit by the existing lighting of the scene and, at the same time, cast new shadows in the scene.

Check out the video below for a more in-depth look. [Read more...]