Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Holiday Gifts for the Photo Lover in Your Life

It’s that time of the year again and holiday gift giving is just around the corner. Here are a few gift ideas for the photo enthusiasts in your life. Happy Shopping!

Flickr Pro Account – $24.95 for 1 year
Offer an upgrade to your photo friend or family member. With Flickr Pro, you get ad free browsing and sharing (yeah!), unlimited photo and video uploads and storage, unlimited bandwidth,  stats on your account, permanent archiving, free photo book and more!

Adobe Lightroom 3 Full Version: $99 – $299
Image makers will adore Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3. Software that helps you bring out the best in your photographs, whether you’re perfecting one image, searching for ten, processing hundreds, or organizing thousands. Create incredible images that move your audience. Experiment fearlessly with state-of-the-art nondestructive editing tools. Easily manage all your images. And showcase your work in elegant print layouts, slide shows, and web galleries, as well as on popular photo-sharing sites. All from within one fast, intuitive application.

A great holiday gift to add to your collection of outstanding art books. MARY ELLEN MARK has achieved worldwide visibility through her numerous books, exhibitions and editorial magazine work.  She has published sixteen books including Passport, Ward 81, Falkland Road, Mother Teresa’s Mission of Charity in Calcutta, The Photo Essay: Photographers at work, Streetwise, Mary Ellen Mark: 25 Years, Indian Circus, Portraits, a Cry for Help, Mary Ellen Mark: American Odyssey, Mary Ellen Mark 55, Photo Poche: Mary Ellen Mark, Twins, Exposure, Extraordinary Child, and Seen Behind the Scene.

FotoCare Gift Card
Some people are just too difficult to buy for so why not gift wrap the FotoCare Gift Card and let them shop for their perfect holiday gadget or accessory.

And now….the perfect gift for photo editing with increased precision and decreased wrist strain/fatigue. Intuos4 redefines the Intuos pen tablet experience, thanks to a new design and new features inspired by members of our professional creative community.  Both the tablet shape and surface have been completely re-engineered to enable ergonomic, consistent strokes, even over long periods of time.  Available in four different wide-formate sizes and a wireless mode, you can pick the perfect one to fit your specific working style and workflow needs.

The Jay Maisel Workshop is a unique photography experience. Participants should expect five solid days (from 9:00am-10:00pm) of shooting, discussing, eating, and breathing photography with Jay at his home – the historic 35,000 square foot former Germania bank building and the surrounding New York City neighborhoods of Manhattan’s lower east side. All meals are included and enrollment is limited to (10) people on a first come, first serve basis. The cost is $5,000.00. If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Smith, Workshop Producer, by email (, or by phone: (917) 647-5390.

Marshall HDMI Monitor 
The V-LCD50-HDMI 5″ monitor is packed with features found in more expensive models. This compact LED-backlit confidence monitor offers amazing picture performance and excellent viewing angles for users simply looking for a portable, yet versatile monitoring solution. The V-LCD50-HDMI offers standard features including a wide variety of formats and markers, 4 user-configurable front panel function buttons, RGB Check Field / Field Detect, RGB gain and bias control. Major features include Marshall’s industry leading FALSE COLOR and PEAKING Filters, along with Image Flip, Freeze Frame, and HDMI Auto Color Space and Ratio detect.