2017 Firework Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Annual 4th of July Firework Photo Contest!

Congratulations to this years winners:

1st Place Brice Smyth Submission
1st Place: Brice Smyth (photo taken in Bethany Beach, DE using a Nikon D3200 w/ a 5 second exposure)
2nd Place Stan Reese Submission
2nd Place: Stan Reese (photo taken in Alabama using a Canon Rebel XSi & the shutter speed set for 6 seconds w/ the lens aperture at 16 & the ISO at 100)
3rd Place Steve Bornholtz Submission 2 BKBridgeFireworks
3rd Place: Steven Bornholtz (photo taken from Brooklyn Bridge Park using a Nikon D200)

Fireworks Photo Contest


4th of July Fireworks Photo Contest

Win one of three fantastic prizes from our SANHO HyperJuice/HyperShield line! Just send us a photo of your best or your favorite fireworks shot! You know you’ll be taking all kinds of pictures this week. We want to see beauty, creativity, artistry, special moments captured – anything you desire as long as there are fireworks in the photo!


With your submission, please tell us your name and location, where the photo was taken, and what camera or smartphone you used. If you used any special equipment (lenses, filters, etc.) tell us which kind. You and your photo will be given proper credit.

Photographs can be submitted the following ways:

Emailed to swilson@omegabrandess.com / through our Facebook page @OmegaBrandessDistribution / through our Twitter @omegabrandess

*****Use hashtag #Omega2017FPC on all social media submissions*****

Photos should not be larger than 2MB and should be in either a .jpg or .png file format. Clarity will count!

Submissions will be accepted until 5pm EST on Friday, July 14th, 2017.

There will be a First, Second, and Third place winner so please include a valid phone number and mailing address. Winners will be announced and contacted on July 26th, 2017. C’mon and show us what you can do!

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By submitting any photo or information to OmegaBrandess, you hereby represent and warrant that the submitted photo or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to OmegaBrandess herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances. You are also granting us permission to use or re-post your photo in future campaigns.


Press Release: New b-grip items


Contact: Jeff Seidel • Phone: (410)-374-3250, • E-mail: jseidel@OmegaBrandess.com


Hampstead, Maryland – June 21, 2017 – OmegaBrandess is pleased to introduce the new Flexy Strap, an ultra-compact camera neck strap and wrist strap all in one.  The Flexy Strap is compact and extremely comfortable thanks to the thick and soft Neoprene neck pad.  The strap cord is made using a proprietary technology allowing an elastic effect.  The result is the strap extends when carrying a camera around the neck and shortens when using as a wrist strap.  The Neoprene pad incorporates a magnetic button that allows the conversion to a very comfortable and secure wrist strap.  The minimalist elegant Italian design is the perfect solution for the photographer on the go who needs both comfort and requires minimal storage space when not in use.  Made in Italy; Retail price $39.99


Also announced is the b-grip EVO Plus Belt and Backpack Camera Holster Set.  B-grip EVO is the innovative system for carrying a DSLR Camera on your hip. A universal carrying system in which your DSLR does not depend on laces, neck straps or a bag…

Made with the highest quality materials EVO guarantees comfort, safety and on the fly availability of your DSLR. This translates into a purely pleasurable photographic experience in every condition of use.

The camera is directly connected to the body allowing a freedom of movement and availability which has never been achieved before. The camera does not swing continuously into the body when you are moving around. Its small form factor makes b-grip EVO unobtrusive and always available for an unsurpassed ease of use. EVO will accommodate most configurations including flash, Zoom lens and a battery grip. EVO supports a weight up to 17.64 lbs. and adapts to the needs of professional and recreational photographers alike.

Included with the b-grip EVO Plus is the b-grip Backpack Strap.  The Backpack Strap quickly and easily attaches your b-grip and camera to vertically oriented straps and other closed circuit straps that you normally would not be able to attach your b-grip to. Great for backpacks, the b-grip Backpack Strap is sure to keep your DSLR conveniently ready to shoot at all times.   Made in Italy; Retail price $47.99.


About OmegaBrandess

OmegaBrandess has manufactured and distributed photographic and imaging products for over 75 years. A privately held company, OmegaBrandess supplies the photography industry with over ten thousand products from dozens of branded lines. For more information about OmegaBrandess and its represented brands, call (410)-374-3250 or visit http://www.omegabrandess.com.


Press Release: Attention GigaPan Users!


Hampstead, Maryland – June 9, 2017 – In response to strong demand, OmegaBrandess is announcing the availability of a new remote shutter release cable for the GigaPan Epic PRO and Epic PRO V that will be compatible with newer generation Sony cameras that use the Multi-Terminal connection.

This item is only available as a GigaPan accessory and will have a retail price of $45.00.  The 510-3501revA Cable will be available wherever GigaPan Products are sold or from www.omegabrandess.com.  Availability expected July 2017.

About OmegaBrandess

OmegaBrandess has manufactured and distributed photographic and imaging products for over 75 years. A privately held company, OmegaBrandess supplies the photography industry with over ten thousand products from dozens of branded lines. For more information about OmegaBrandess and its represented brands, call (410)-374-3250 or visit www.omegabrandess.com



Not Just in April…All Year Long Please!


If you would like to get involved but don’t know where to start, please visit http://www.AutismSpeaks.org

You will find a plethora of ways you, your community, or your business can help bring awareness to Autism – All Year Long.

It is that important.

Thank you!

All of us at OmegaBrandess


12 Days to Spring…

I don’t know about you guys, but I am not a fan of cold weather. So ever since the first day of Fall, I have been counting down the days to Spring. And now that it is within reach, there is so much to look forward to! The temperatures rising, daffodils blooming, trees budding…Oh, wait. We are in Maryland so it could snow tomorrow and be 70 degrees by Friday..LOL. That’s okay. Spring just means……


And that means vacations, outdoor activities, boating, camping, hiking, diving, and all the fun stuff we don’t get to (usually) enjoy in the colder weather.

So remember, we now carry the coolest line of action cameras from Intova!

You Gotta Get Yourself One of These!