What better way to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the legendary Leica M-3 of 1954 than by bringing out the latest in this long line of iconic rangefinder cameras? The M-A, an unabashed, elemental, all-mechanical iteration of the classic M, that... READ MORE
Pelican is ready to take you on an adventure—any adventure you may have in mind. After protecting sensitive technologies for the military, police, and firefighters for decades, Pelican is now ready to deliver its fantastic hardside luggage cases to you—watertight, crushproof, and guaranteed for life.
Extremely durable for any weather or any situation, yet decidedly lightweight, Pelican Elite... READ MORE
Sony didn't announce any new cameras at the photokina show, but the company did unveil two exciting new lenses for its pro-directed, full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras, namely, the Sony... READ MORE
At photokina 2014, Leica upgraded the V-LUX (Typ 114) Digital Camera with a 1" sensor, a fast 16X zoom lens, and an improved EVF. It still looks and handles like a DSLR, but the styling of the latest Leica V-Lux is edgier, and the feature mix has definitely been upgraded for enhanced real-world... READ MORE
At photokina 2014, Manfrotto unveiled four new colors for the BeFree Tripod, and a new XPRO Fluid Head. Compact travel tripods seem to be everywhere, and many... READ MORE
Instant film photography is once again gaining popularity, and cameras like the new Fujifilm instax WIDE 300 are the reason why. The latest instax camera is a far cry from your dad’s old Polaroid; it's a thoroughly modern instant film camera aimed at pros and enthusiasts. Featuring a striking... READ MORE
This week in the news: The photokina show is underway, in Cologne, Germany, and we have lots of cool stuff to share this week in the Explora Gear News Roundup. You can check out the complete feed from our photokina coverage at this link. Let's get started!
The New Canon 7D Mark II DSLR
The biggest splash of the week came from... READ MORE
Fujifilm's formidable pro-grade APS-C mirrorless digital camera gets a full fashion upgrade by treating its magnesium-alloy body with an antioxidant process,... READ MORE
Is the Leica S-E a bargain-priced Leica S? In a way, yes, but everything is relative. Leica S-series medium format digital cameras have established a reputation for extremely high image quality in a form factor that’s only slightly larger than a 35mm... READ MORE
Award-winning professional photographer Michael Grecco is a big proponent of storing your working archive on local hard drives. We spoke to Grecco earlier this year about inspiration, creativity, and gear in our Finding a New Road article. His latest initiative is a new resource... READ MORE
Ricoh’s latest in its long-running line of all-weather/underwater WG cameras adds GPS functionality so you can now prove to your family and friends that you really were in Waikiki and not at the local swimming hole. The new Ricoh WG-4 GPS retains the distinctive WG styling with LEDs ringing the wide-aperture (f/2 maximum) 25-... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Profoto AirTTL-N remote for Nikon DSLRs, first explaining the exciting features of the battery-powered Profoto B1 500 AirTTL off-camera flash that is meant to be used with the remote. Next, he moves on to summarize the results of his tests with... READ MORE
A new full-frame alternative for serious shooters, the Nikon D750 provides a mix of exciting features. Like the previous Nikon D610 and D810, the D750 offers professionals and serious enthusiasts a viable... READ MORE