Viva Las Vegas – Digital Focus

For every day , there is a night. And more gear to check out.

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Tonight was the Digital Focus event with Chinese theme. Fun, Dim Sum, music…. and some cool new products.

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From Canon, a new portable printer SELPHY ES1

Bluetooth capable, small footprint, optional battery, LCD screen, 28 cents a print, 60 secs per print. Approx. $249 coming in April.

And then:
Every company making color calibration tools (X-Rite and Spyder/Colorvision) are trying to make it all more accessible for you: better software ,lower price, etc.

In a nutshell, it helps the prints you make look like the image on your computer screen. Nothing is more frustrating than working on a image in your software of choice, only to have your expensive printer turn out a print that looks nothing like what you saw on the screen. I know first hand.
They are here to help. You should take them up on it. I did, and I’m wasting less paper and ink. And frustrating energy.

More on those companies later.

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The good folks of Shutterfly continue their dominance of the user friendly land of self published greeting cards, calendars, and other general photo items. Most of the cards we recieved at the holidays had the quality mark of Shutterfly on the back. Kind of like Hallmark, but from our friends.
Better.
They introduced a keepsake box that unless you believed in the brand quality of Shutterfly already, you are buying blind.Fear not. I handled one and it was well made.
Up to you to put the right images on top.
Check out the Shutterfly Studio for more.

Speak to you tomorrow.

Cheers!
Damon Webster

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Upcoming Events

  • Photo-London
  • May 19th-22nd, 2016
  • Somerset House
  • London, England

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Current Exhibitions

  • Getty Center
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
  • March 15–July 31, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • John Chiara-West Side at Tioronda
  • April 14–May 21, 2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • A DEMOCRACY OF IMAGERY
  • MARCH 24 – APRIL 30, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • KlompChing Gallery
  • Jim Naughten – Animal Kingdom
  • April 21st-May 28th, 2016
  • 89 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Phone:212.796.2070
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • MELVIN SOKOLSKY: THE PARIS PICTURES
  • FEBRUARY 19 – APRIL 18, 2016
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • This Place
  • Through June 5th, 2016
  • 200 Eastern Parkway
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • 11238-6052
  • 718.638.5000
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play
  • Through July 31st, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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