Mobile Digital Art

Mobile Digital Art by David Leibowitz, covers it all—how to turn photographs into oil paintings, design cartoons from scratch and create beautiful landscape vistas—all on an iPad or iPhone. Using step-by-step examples and easy-to-follow tutorials, readers will learn how to create stunning images and discover new apps that will enhance their art creation.


Red River New Paper and New Digital Size

San Gabriel SemiGloss Fiber brings back the look of traditional fiber prints from the heyday of chemical darkrooms. The paper’s lightly textured surface adds depth, distinction and an elegant reflectivity to the finished print. Deep black density is now a possibility. With a pleasant warm tone that adds natural richness to portraits and landscapes, the coating and base materials are free of acid, lignin and fluorescent brightening agents. Answering the call of digital photographers, Red River Paper introduced 9×13″ inkjet photo paper size. Made specifically for printing 8×12″ images, which are native to full-frame sensor digital cameras. 9×13″ sheets are Read more »



A unique polarizing filter camera clip for iPhone 5, Trygger removes unwanted glare and reflection for beautiful clear photos. The attachable polarizing filter cuts out glare from glass, water, metal and hazy skies resulting in richer colors and sharper images. With high grade optical glass and a four sided pressure grip which keeps out extraneous light it is adjustable to control how much light comes through. Available in white or black.


Exposure 5

Exposure 5® Exposure 5® is the new version of Alien Skin Software’s flagship photography effects software. Exposure 5® enables digital photographers to achieve accurate film simulation such as the look of discontinued films, darkroom tricks and trendy Lo-Fi camera quirks. Popular classic films like Kodachrome, Polaroid and Panatomic-X are accurately simulated. The software can be used as a plug-in with popular host software or as a standalone program for even greater flexibility. Watch for an upcoming article on Exposure 5® by Steve Dreyer in photo technique!


Olympus PEN E-P5

Olympus marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary PEN F camera with the launch of the Olympus PEN E-P5, a digital update of a classic film camera designed with breakthrough technology and incredible performance advancements. Developed for photographers looking for superior image quality in a portable body, the PEN E-P5 delivers a stellar shooting experience with 1/8000th of a second shutter speed—a world-first for the Compact System Camera class—built-in Wi-Fi, autofocus advancements, easy-access manual controls and a host of other features.


FlashBender XL

In studio or on location, the Rogue FlashBender XL Pro Lighting Kit provides more creative lighting control for photographers using small flash. Included quick change attachments make a variable-width strip box for background, rim and edge lighting control, a low profile soft box for soft directional light, or a multi-surface white, black, or silver reflector to manipulate contrast. Like all FlashBenders, the integrated attachment strap fits all popular brands of shoe- mounted flashes.


Zeiss Touit Lenses

Two new exciting lenses from Zeiss. Touit 2.8/12mm wide-angle lens and the Touit 1.8/32mm lens. Thanks to extremely low distortion and outstanding absorption of stray light, Zeiss Touit lenses can reveal the full potential of Sony NEX or Fujifilm X Series cameras. Their unique T* multi-coating guarantees maximum transmission and outstanding absorption of extraneous light. Watch for an upcoming article on Touit lenses from Lloyd Chambers.


La Sardina Moonassi

The folks at Lomography have introduced a new and elegant La Sardina camera, featuring black ink and pen drawings inspired by the impressions of everyday life and traditional Asian paintings by young South Korean illustrator Daehyun Kim These cameras will seduce any art lover!



PrintedArt specializes in making prints for exhibition, using pigment inks and archival paper to create a museum-quality final product! They face mount on acrylic sheets to shield prints from environmental damage.



Snapheal for Mac is a handy photo editor, created to simplify photographer’s daily workflow. It’s fast, intuitive and lets you perform complex touch ups without compromising quality. Snapheal is great when it comes to erasing unwanted objects, fixing skin spots, removing scratches and blemishes, adjusting low light, shadows, clarity or color temperature. Recently named one of 2012 Best Mac App Store Apps.