Monthly Archives: September 2015

The future of photography is here – Introducing DxO ONE

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DxO ONE is a revolutionary new camera that pairs perfectly with your iPhone and iPad. It is small enough to fit in your pocket, yet features a large 1” sensor capable of capturing beautiful, high-resolution images.

Outside it is sleek smooth and elegant, but inside, it is packed with innovative features and powerful software that enables it to capture dynamic images and cinematic video.

DxO ONE leverages DxO’s world-renowned image processing capabilities to produce photographs that rival those from a DSLR.

DxO ONE is the only camera that gets better the longer you own it. Firmware enhancements and new features are seamlessly bundled into App Store updates, so your DxO ONE is always ready to capture photos with the latest innovations driven by users.

To celebrate the launch of DxO ONE, we are treating you to a special introductory offer, buy DxO ONE and get DxO OpticsPro 10 Elite and DxO FilmPack 5 Elite completely free*! This offer is available while stocks last.

We will have DxO ONE in stock next month. PRE-ORDER YOURS NOW!

Watch the DxO ONE video here

BenQ revealed as the new ‘Mystery Monitor’ for creative professionals

SW2700PT_hood_regular_frontBenQ has launched a stunning new colour critical monitor that offers photography professionals unprecedented colour accuracy, high specifications and an amazing price point. The 27” monitor was offered as part of a ‘Mystery Monitor’ competition, organised by Color Confidence last month.

The new BenQ SW2700PT is designed to effortlessly and accurately showcase the creative vision of professional photographers, enhancing and empowering the visual stories they communicate. It is user-friendly and has unprecedented colour accuracy and attention to precise detail.

Designed for visual perfection in professional photo editing, the SW2700PT is packed full of image enhancing features such as a 2560 x 1440 resolution display, 99% Adobe RGB colour space and IPS technology.

The SW2700PT offers colours so true that it brings out the fine detail and creative essence of every photo, whether taken by a seasoned professional or amateur hobbyist. The SW2700PT is BenQ’s second colour critical monitor created for photography professionals, following the launch of the PG2401PT earlier this year.

Key features of the BenQ SW2700PT monitor include:

  • 27” screen – 2560×1440 QHD resolution
  • 99% Adobe RGB colour space
  • Hardware calibration allows users to adjust the 14-bit 3D Look-Up-Table directly without altering graphics card output data, ensuring that every photo is smoothly and consistently displayed just as it was taken
  • Controller included, which allows users to quickly switch between 3 custom modes; Adobe RGB, sRGB and Black-and-White photo mode
  • Monitor hood included
  • Individual factory-tested colour calibration report included
  • Palette Master Element software can be used with a calibrator to optimise the colour performance of the display
  • A 10-bit display panel for smooth shading and colour transitions in natural gradations
  • The monitor achieves an average Delta E≤2 for both Adobe RGB and sRGB, ensuring colour accuracy throughout project workflow, as well as providing viewers with the truest impression of the original image.

The SW2700PT display includes a variety of input terminals such as D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI, DisplayPort, Mini Display Port, USB 3.0 together with a convenient SD card reader.

We can now reveal that the Color Confidence ‘Mystery Monitor’ competition winner is Wioleta Swietlik from Poland. Congratulations Wioleta!

You will now receive the new BenQ monitor and an X-Rite i1Display Pro – the ultimate colour management solution for creative professionals that demand speed, options and flexibility to attain colour accuracy.

The BenQ SW2700PT is priced at just £499 incl. VAT (RRP) and is available to purchase through leading photography retailers. For more information, visit: www.colorconfidence.com.