Photokina: Google Acquires NIK Software

This is not actually a Photokina announcement, but I expect it to be the talk of Photokina none the less: Google has acquired NIK software, author of many excellent image editing applications, including last year’s iPad of the year award winner Snapseed. One could ponder what a company that does not offer professional photographic applicationsContinue reading “Photokina: Google Acquires NIK Software”

Photokina, A Few First Impressions…

Here is my view of Cologne and Photokina. Starting, literally, with my view: from my hotel room window. Hotel windows in Europe don’t treat you like small children. They actually open, and allow you to look out, to hang out to take photos (something I’ve often put to good use), or even to fall outContinue reading “Photokina, A Few First Impressions…”

Photokina, Coming Right Up…

Photokina is the world’s largest photo event, happening in Cologne, Germany every two years. Photokina often brings a raft of new product releases and announcements, and the opportunity to get hands-on time with new cameras and other photography related equipment. This year it could be argued that the biggest of the big new products haveContinue reading “Photokina, Coming Right Up…”