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    October 26-28.

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  • Sigma PR

    Ronkonkoma, NY – October 4, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, will showcase its full line up of Sigma Global Vision lenses, including a brand-new addition to the line, at the upcoming PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Expo held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City from October 26-28, 2017 (booth 837). The company will also have on hand its breakthrough optics for the cinema market – the Sigma Cine high-speed Primes and Zooms – as well as the Foveon sensor-based sd Quattro and Quattro H cameras. “Sigma has had a landmark year with the introduction of seven new lenses across our Global Vision and Cine product lines,” states Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America. “Our research and development team is dedicated to creating superior optics that meet the ever-growing requirements of today’s high resolution cameras, taking advantage of every possible design and element to capture the greatest picture detail for both still and moving images. We look forward to showcasing the culmination of what has been a remarkable year in optical advancements for Sigma at this year’s PPE event.” Sigma 2017 introductions include the award-winning 14mm F1.4 DG HSM Art, 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art, 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art, 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Sigma Global Vision lenses and the new Sigma Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 prime lenses.

  • It is rumor that Sigma announcement will be updated 70-200mm f/2.8 with faster AF and silent more video oriented motors.

  • Adorama PR

    New York, NY – October 4, 2017 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, will be showcasing select photography gear and accessories from Adorama-exclusive brands Flashpoint, Orlit, 3Pod and Glow at the PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2017, held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City from October 26th through 28th (booth 905). Show attendees looking to discover the newest equipment on the market to help them achieve their photography goals should visit the Adorama stand to see speedlights, monolights, flashes and TTL lighting solutions from Flashpoint and Orlit; lighting accessories such as beauty dishes and collapsing softboxes from Glow; and high-tech tripods and monopods from 3Pod.

    Visit Adorama at PhotoPlus Expo for a Chance to Win Big PPE attendees can visit the Adorama booth for a chance to win a new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens – simply have your badge scanned to enter.

  • Olympus

    The new 17mm and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses will be announced on October 26 at the PhotoPlus show in NYC. I do not expect any new Olympus camera to be announced on that day.

  • Meet Irix and it’s new product at PhotoPlus 2017!

    The TH Swiss company is happy to announce that the Irix Team from the USA will be attending the PhotoPlus Expo 2017 in New York City. This will be a great opportunity to present a new Irix product. This show is taking place this month from October 26th until October 28th at the Javits Convention Center. TH Swiss would like to invite all who are interested to their booth (number 929), where there will be the possibility to view and test Irix products, receive answers to the technical questions and get to know the photographers helping to promote Irix lenses and accessories worldwide. There is also the chance to hear what they think about working with them.

    The launch of the new Irix product

    TH Swiss is preparing a surprise for its fans and future customers. The company is planning to release a new product. It is still a mystery and it will be presented during the exposition, but what we can tell you is that this new Irix product will not be a lens this time.

    Everyone who wants to know more about wide angle photography, landscape photography, night photography and the functionality of Irix lenses should come and visit the Irix Team during this year’s PhotoPlus event. In case you are not familiar with the expo, it is the biggest photography event on the continent. Approximately 20,000 professional and amateur photographers and specialists from around the world gather every year to see the latest and greatest photo and imaging gear, attend workshops by the world’s top professionals and drink in the essence of photography.

  • Canon PR

    Canon U.S.A. Launches Bold New Expedited Service at PhotoPlus EXPO 2017

    Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, continues its mission to deliver industry-leading speed and quality of service offered through Canon Professional Services (CPS), its award-winning service and support program for professional photographers. CPS Platinum members will now enjoy next-day service, with equipment serviced and shipped the business day after an estimate is approved. For repairs that will take longer, Canon will offer next-day loaner equipment. In addition, CPS Gold members’ benefits will now be enhanced with two-day service turnaround.

    “For professional photographers, sending equipment in for service can mean lost income while their gear is being repaired, and we are committed to do everything in our power to minimize their downtime,” noted Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Canon has long been delivering fast, high-quality service and customer satisfaction, and this bold new level of performance sends a clear message to photographers that we remain dedicated to providing professional-level service and support.”

    This next-day service will officially launch at PhotoPlus Expo 2017 in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, Oct. 26-28, 2017, where Canon U.S.A. is showcasing its latest in digital imaging products for photographers of all skill levels, in addition to hosting educational seminars from booth #121. At the Expo, Canon Professional Services will once again host its always-popular CPS Lounge where Platinum, Gold, and Cinema CPS members can have their Canon equipment (up-to-two current Professional DSLR bodies or lenses)2 cleaned and checked during Expo hours from Thursday, Oct. 26, through Saturday, Oct. 28, in Room 2D12.

    CPS Lounge Hours during PhotoPlus Expo 2017:

    • Oct. 26: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
    • Oct. 27: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
    • Oct. 28: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM (equipment pickup only, no new items accepted)

    In the Canon booth, attendees can observe factory-trained technicians performing Canon maintenance service, highlighting Canon’s commitment to providing world-class service and support for professionals. For more information on the Canon CPS program, including the new service times, please visit the CPS web page at: For more information on Canon maintenance service, including a list of eligible products, visit

    Canon Products at the PhotoPlus EXPO

    Also at the booth, will be the tradeshow debut of the brand-new Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III, Canon’s first PowerShot Digital Camera to feature an APS-C CMOS Sensor and Canon’s revolutionary Dual-Pixel CMOS Auto Focus. As always, PhotoPlus Expo attendees will have the opportunity to touch and try Canon’s wide array of digital imaging solutions, including the recently announced EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera, EOS M100 Digital Camera and EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens. The booth will also feature the full line of Canon EOS and PowerShot Digital Cameras, EF Lenses, imagePROGRAF PRO, PIXMA PRO, PIXMA and SELPHY printers and REALiS projectors.

    Officially Licensed Merchandise from Canon

    Canon will also showcase its line of “Canon Gear,” available for purchase to visitors of the Canon booth. This line will feature a collection of officially licensed Canon merchandise, including miniature Canon model cameras, Canon-branded thermal water bottles and backpacks, collectible photographer teddy bears and much more. The full line of Canon Gear is scheduled to be available for purchase on October 26 at

    Canon Education and Galleries at PhotoPlus EXPO

    The main stage in the booth will feature presentations from several Canon Explorers of Light (schedule subject to change), including one of the newest members of the program, Barbara Davidson, who will make her debut as a Canon Explorer of Light at PhotoPlus Expo.

    Live Shoot

    Enjoy a taste of the Canon Live Learning experience with free 45-minute sessions on the show floor. The sessions will have something for everyone—including portraits, lighting, macro, action and more. Each session features hands-on training by a pro photographer, inspiring subjects to capture, sample gear to try, a free print and a tote full of Canon swag. Space is limited to eight students per session; register here.

    The booth will also feature a curated gallery of photographs by Explorers of Light, showcasing the skill and talent that earned them a place in this elite program. Included is a special collection of images from a campaign for the Too Young to Wed organization with Canon Explorer of Light Stephanie Sinclair telling the true story of young women across the globe—many still children—who are forced into marriage.

    Follow Canon throughout the PhotoPlus Expo show @CanonUSApro. To see the full details of Canon’s presence at PhotoPlus Expo, please visit:

  • Nikon


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  • Sony Press Event about new camera before show


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  • Sony will announce new products on October 25 at 10am NYC time

    Olympus will announce the 17mm and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses on October 25 a few hours AFTER Sony

  • Vitec Photographic Division to Exhibit Leading Brands at PhotoPlus Expo 2017

    Upper Saddle River, N.J. (October 23, 2017) – Vitec Photographic Division, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, will debut their newest products at the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo in booths 855 and 873 from Oct. 26-28, 2017 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. On display will be the latest equipment from their owned brands: Gitzo, JOBY, Lastolite by Manfrotto, Lowepro, Manfrotto, and partner brands: Gossen, Metz, 360Rize and Shoulderpod.

    New products to be featured include:

    • Gitzo Fluid Gimbal Head: ideal for wildlife photography and birdwatching. For the first time we offer fluid cartridge technology traditionally used in video heads. It absorbs vibration and ensures smooth movement, even with large lenses.
    • JOBY® GorillaPod™ Series: meet the new and improved GorillaPod line! The original and most popular flexible tripod for the last decade with more than 10 million sold. The proprietary ball and socket material is the result of extensive research and development with over 100 material blends. With more than two dozen high precision ball and socket joints on each GorillaPod, every item is hand assembled and inspected to meet stringent quality standards. Kits with included BallHead™ also available!
    • Lastolite by Manfrotto Granite & Limestone Panoramic Background: features a 7’5” x 13’ self-supporting three-panel collapsible lightweight aluminum frame, allowing for quick assembly and easy transportation. Ideal for large groups, creating negative editorial space and more.
    • Lowepro® m-Trekker backpacks: a modern take on a classic pack designed for mirrorless and more. Key features include a secure body side access, CradleFit™ protection for a 13” laptop, customizable interior Protective All Weather AW Cover™ and two durable fabric options: Black Cordura® and Grey Canvex™.
    • Lowepro® Urbex bags: engineered for content creators, the streamlined, customizable design of this series is ideal for navigating dense urban environments while keeping devices safe and protected. From laptops to tablets to smartphones, documents and personal items - Urbex offers limitless compartments and configurations, empowering you to customize the way you carry.
    • Manfrotto Befree Advanced: a renewed range of travel tripods aimed to match the high expectations of travel photographers looking for a portable, performing support. Upgrades include new leg lock options, ball head, leg-angle selectors, a 494 center ball head with fully compatible RC2 and Arca-Swiss type head attachments. It can hold a maximum payload of 17.64 lbs.
    • Manfrotto 190go! M-Series: robust, lightweight professional tripods with state-of-the-art M-lock mechanism, high-performance D-shaped aluminum tubing and new carbon fiber weave. Kits are avaiable with professional XPRO heads.
    • Manfrotto Aviator Bags: compact and lightweight traveling bags for DJI Mavic Pro Platinum. The new selection includes two carrying solutions: the Hover-25 backpack and the M1 sling bag.
    • Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 Video Head: this new edition to the Nitrotech range features a unique nitrogen piston mechanism to guarantee a precise, continuous counterbalance from 8.8 to 26.4 lbs.
    • Manfrotto Camera Cages: developed in conjunction with Wooden Camera, these cages were designed to meet the needs of independent video content creators who increasingly rely on high-end mirrorless and DSLR cameras.
    • Manfrotto TwistGrip System: offers a choice of components and kits that meet the needs of smartphone photographers, videographers and mobile journalists.
    • Gossen Mavolux Compact: one-hand operation provides leeway for simultaneous operation of communication devices and remote controls. Display can be read in the dark and swiveling sensor permits adjustment to individual working conditions. Perfect to use in industrial settings for planning, installing, inspecting and monitoring lighting systems, as well as for the assurance of compliance with specified lighting conditions. The meter is a class C instrument in accordance with DIN 5032-7, EN 13032-1 appendix B, includes high-quality V(λ) matching and cosine correction, and it is designed for reliable measurement of daylight and all sources of artificial light including LED.

    “This year opens a new chapter for our Company: we recently on boarded Lowepro and JOBY into our brand portfolio,” said Marco Pezzana, CEO Vitec Group Photographic Division. “They represent the perfect complement to our existing brands allowing us to offer the most compelling range of imaging accessories for content creators, professional photographers and video makers around the globe. Gitzo, our crown-jewel, turns 100 and it’s extended, innovative product line up paired with a new brand strategy has it poised to define tomorrow. In addition, we are pleased to present our award-winning existing products under the Manfrotto range, as well as expanding tools for video and independent content creators and launching an updated, enhanced version of our flagship traveler tripods, Befree. Our passion and commitment of delivering the best solution for capturing and sharing exceptional images throughout extraordinary products is deeply instilled in each brand. We are delighted consumers will be able to discover our extensive offering under the same showcase during PhotoPlus.”

  • Nikon PR (for schedule check post above)

    PhotoPlus Expo, Booth #519 (October 23, 2017) – Nikon will once again return to the PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, offering attendees a compelling booth experience while providing educational presentations from respected Nikon photographers and Ambassadors at the Nikon Theater. Show attendees will also be able to experience Nikon’s latest products and view a dedicated display marking Nikon’s 100th year anniversary.

    Throughout the show Nikon will highlight its extensive product line, headlined by the recently announced full-frame Nikon D850 DSLR. Attendees will have the opportunity to get hands-on time with the camera as well as speak directly with Nikon product experts. A variety of NIKKOR lenses will also be on display, including the new ultra-wide zoom AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, the AF-S FISHEYE NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED, the wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED and the compact telephoto AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR. Also on display will be the popular AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lenses, which is paired up with the AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR lens as part of the new Landscape & Macro 2 Lens Kit. Show attendees will also be able to go hands-on with the Nikon D7500, Nikon D5600, COOLPIX W300 cameras and a variety of other Nikon imaging products.

    What’s more, to commemorate Nikon’s 100th anniversary, the Nikon booth will feature an exclusive collection of prized Nikon cameras spanning the last century.

    Throughout the show, the Nikon Theater will host a variety of live presentations, plus Nikon will be sponsoring educational class sessions taught by various Nikon Photographers and Ambassadors. The presentations held at the booth will cover various topics including landscape photography, filmmaking, night photography and more. A full schedule of Nikon presentations at the Nikon Theater can be found below. Additionally, all presentations on Thursday, October 26, and Friday, October 27, will be livestreamed. Interested individuals should visit to tune in.

    Geared toward photography students and educators attending the show, Nikon and PDNedu will co-sponsor a panel discussion titled, “Creating a Sustainable Career” on Thursday, October 26 on the showroom floor from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT. Nikon Ambassadors Dixie Dixon, Deanne Fitzmaurice and Matthew Jordan Smith will discuss how to pursue careers in digital and photo imaging, and best practices for advancing and developing within an everchanging industry. The panel will include a Q&A session moderated by PDN Editor-in-Chief Holly Hughes, followed by a networking reception at the conclusion of the discussion.

  • Panasonic


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  • Vanguard


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  • Sirui


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  • Sony A7RIII



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    800 x 576 - 60K
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III



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    800 x 538 - 42K
  • Irix



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  • BenQ


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  • Pentax Lenses



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  • Yuneec


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  • Nikon D850 Camera

  • Sirui Monopods for Video Shooter

  • Olympus 17mm F1.2 and 45mm F1.2 Pro Lenses

  • BenQ SW271 4K IPS Monitor