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2014-04-08 00:22:10

BASEL, Switzerland, April 8, 2014 -- Competition explores global challenges through compelling images -- The Award theme is "Scarcity-Waste" -- Open to professionals and amateurs, with $65,000 in prizes on offer /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that the second Syngenta Photography Award is now open for entries. The Award aims to stimulate dialogue and create awareness around significant global challenges through powerful photography. The Syngenta Photography Award...

2014-04-02 23:01:02

New PENTAX Q7 Kit Features Four High-Performance Lenses, Special Accessories and Exclusive Packaging Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh Imaging) is pleased to announce the PENTAX Q7 Premium Kit, featuring the world smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera system, four high-performance lenses and a host of accessories all wrapped up in an exclusive package. Available in a limited quantity of 1,000 units world-wide, the PENTAX Q7 premium...

2014-04-01 23:24:18

GoPro enthusiasts now able to experiment with a variety of macro and ND filters, HERO 3+ compatible mounts and all-metal extenders and clamps. Waukegan, Illinois (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Fotodiox Pro (http://www.fotodioxpro.com), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality photography and videography accessories, has announced the expansion of its popular GoTough line of GoPro camera accessories to include several new groups of products, making it the industry’s most...

2014-03-31 12:25:27

AGO curator Sophie Hackett leads distinguished panel of jurors that includes Laurie Simmons and Okwui Enwezor TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Aimia | AGO Photography Prize is pleased to announce the jury of experts who will award Canada's largest photography prize this year. Sophie Hackett, associate curator of photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), will lead the 2014 Prize panel which will include luminaries Laurie Simmons, a New York photography and...

2014-03-28 16:22:37

RAMSEY, N.J., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Konica Minolta Sensing Americas featured blog article: How Spectrophotometers Can Ensure the Purity of Aspirin (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/NY93197) Aspirin was discovered in Germany in 1899. Aspirin whose chemical name is acetylsalicylic acid was derived from a compound called salicylic acid. The medicinal pain killing values of acetylsalicylic were already known at the time, but so was its most common side effect...

2014-03-27 16:23:04

RAMSEY, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Konica Minolta Sensing Americas featured blog article: Why Does Hair Turn Gray as We Age? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/NY92374) It starts with a few strands and then before you know it, it's everywhere. Although thought to be a sign of wisdom and maturity, gray hair is a part of the aging process many of us dread. According to sources, your chance of going gray increases 10-20 percent every decade after 30 years....

2014-03-27 12:33:06

RAMSEY, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Konica Minolta Sensing continues to build its customer base in Brazil, while providing greater levels of service and increased access to a broad portfolio of color measurement solutions, resulting in improved business productivity in the local market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100510/NY01877LOGO Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, provider of advanced optical technology that precisely measures the elements of color and light,...

2014-03-27 12:32:59

RAMSEY, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, provider of advanced optical technology that precisely measures the elements of color and light, is pleased to showcase their new video entitled "Konica Minolta Sensing - CS-200 Chroma Meter Video." Konica Minolta Sensing America's CS-200 Chroma Meter is a compact and lightweight instrument that provides highly accurate luminance and chromaticity measurements. This sensor based chroma meter behaves...

2014-03-26 23:02:47

George Eastman House will host its second Light & Motion Gala in New York City on Monday, May 5. The event, which highlights the museum’s work in photograph and film preservation and restoration, will pay tribute to the accomplishments of emerging and established artists in the fields of motion pictures and photography. Rochester, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 George Eastman House will host its second Light & Motion Gala in New York City on Monday, May 5. The event, which...

2014-03-26 12:34:24

WordPress Users Can Now Add Dreamstime's Rich and Engaging Free and Commercial Copyright-Attributed Images to Their Blogs and Websites NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, today announced the release of a plugin for WordPress, the leading free blogging framework and content management system used by more than 60 million websites. Several top brands including Coca-Cola, The New York Times Company, Sony, The Rolling...


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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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