Pro Photo Daily’s Weekend Update: Edward Burtynsky on the iPad, Sports Illustrated’s social-media triumph, how to stage a successful gallery opening, and more

written by David Schonauer

Edward Burtynsky Releases Monumental “Oil” Project on iPad

Edward Burtynsky, in association with Melcher Media, the firm behind Al Gore’s “Our Choice” app, has released his monumental project on oil for the iPad. British Journal of Photography


Nauticam Announces Underwater Housing for Canon 5D Mark III

Nauticam’s new NA-5DMKIII for the Canon 5D Mark III has a depth rating of 100 meters. It will be available on June 1. Price: $3,600. PHOTO RUMORS


Model Rebrands 25 Magazine, Mixing Fashion and Eroticism

Supermodel Anja Rubik is transforming the urban culture and entertainment mag, with help from Annie Leibovitz and Ellen Von Unwerth. The Huffington Post


Kodak Loses Patent Ruling to Apple, RIM

Kodak has lost its two-year legal battle over a patent for digital image preview technology used in Blackberry devices, iPhones, and iPads. Daily Photo News


Why Sports Illustrated’s Photo Archive Rules Social Media

One thing ESPN and other sports-media sources can’t match: the vast library of historic imagery in SI ’s vault, which is huge on Twitter and Tumblr. Mashable


Deborah Willis to Judge 2012 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize

Photo historian and curator Deborah Willis will judge this year’s prestigious CDS/Honickman First Book Prize. The winning photographer will receive a $3,000 grant and more. PDNPULSE


A Photographer’s Guide to Kickass Gallery Openings

You want that opening night gala to be memorable…and there are ways to make sure it is. PHOTOSHELTER


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