Happy Halloween! It felt like a spooky week, as the camera world was fairly quiet when it came to new product announcements. The calm before the holiday storm? Regardless, there is some cool new stuff out on the market for you to check out!
This week in the news:
PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2014
The Photo District News PhotoPlus Expo is under way this week and weekend in New York City (just a few... READ MORE
With PhotoPlus just a few short blocks from B&H, I was lucky enough to get out of the office and spend a few hours walking the exhibition floor. As always, I found a multitude of exciting products. Here are a few that I found to be interesting.
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The Manfrotto Befree is a 3.0 lb tripod/ball head combo with four leg sections and a rapid column that rises to a combined height of 56.69”, folds down to 15.75” and can support still or video cameras weighing up to 8.8 lb. The Befree is an easy choice for hikers,... READ MORE
Nikon has been busier than ever during the past 2 years, releasing a total of 9 full-frame DSLRs. Less than three months after the release of the D810, Nikon rolled out the D750, with a mid-range 24.3 MP sensor, 51-point autofocus system, 6.5 frame-per-second continuous... READ MORE
Perhaps best known for extensive testing of different lenses and camera image sensors, DxO should also be known as a maker of high-end post-production and image-editing software. Offering distinct solutions for raw file processing and photo adjustments, DxO has just announced two new updates to its lineup of editing programs: OpticsPro 10 and FilmPack 5.
OpticsPro 10 Elite and Essential Editions... READ MORE
With the plethora of LED fixtures available, and most major manufacturers throwing their hat into the Fresnel ring, ikan decided to stand back, consider what the market would bear, and strategically place its product where it was needed most, at a price point that would turn potential buyer's heads. Adding a couple of... READ MORE
Figuring out what to do with boxes of negatives is part of the challenge of shooting analog photos. Even if you still love working with film, there’s no arguing that the digital platform makes cataloging, backup, and sharing infinitely easier.... READ MORE
The original Theta may have slipped by without too many people taking notice, but its stylish, austere form factor and the simple manner in which it creates 360° spherical images impressed enough folks that Ricoh has introduced its successor. The new Ricoh Theta m15 Spherical Digital Camera is now... READ MORE
Been missing your weekly B&H Explora Gear Roundup? According to the flood of emails and letters, you definitely did. No worries, however! We are back with a look at what is new in the photo world this week.
This week in the news:
Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema Camera and C100 / C300 Kits
According to those "in the know" about cinema cameras, this announcement was a bit of a surprise. The... READ MORE
Clients love a tangible product. Portrait and event photography is no longer about providing a few snapshots that get tucked into a drawer for safekeeping. Today, prospective clients are on the hunt for a photographer who can provide them with something to show off. Especially in the wedding-photography industry, offering some variation of an album can be crucial for your business. But, custom-... READ MORE
In this video from Kelby One, Larry Becker demonstrates the many features of the Pentax XG-1, including the 52x optical zoom lens and electronic viewfinder. Becker also covers the camera's image stabilization, aperture range, and 16MP CMOS image sensor. He displays examples of the slow-... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, from KelbyOne, discusses the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR. He explores the camera's many high-performance features, including its dual DIGIC 6 processors, 20.2MP... READ MORE
Updating its WG series of adventure-ready, waterproof, shockproof, and cold-proof point-and-shoot cameras, Ricoh has introduced the WG-30W Digital Camera in Carbon Gray and... READ MORE
Many lay people and beginners believe, somewhat naïvely, that they have a pretty good understanding of microscopes. However, like many scientific instruments, microscopes come in many shapes and forms, with varying levels of intricacy and accuracy. And—much like many of the tools that have been around for centuries—as technology has advanced, so have microscopes. In this buyer’s guide, we’re... READ MORE