Photo Accessories

When you first hear it, the phrase “extension tubes” can conjure up many connotations, none of which accurately describe their purpose and function. In principle, extension tubes are very simple tools used to overcome a specific challenge, often while offsetting a number of other difficulties in order to perform in the most convenient way.

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In the following video, Larry Becker, of Kelby Media, discusses several camera accessories that can enhance the functionality and handling of your point-and-shoot camera. Among the products mentioned, Becker highlights Flipbac’s stick-on camera grips and a...
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Your photo bag can hold an assortment of fun and useful treasures. It’s full of pockets, compartments, nooks and crannies for a reason, and a wide variety of compact camera gear and accessories is available to help you realize its full storage potential.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and this is what I’m getting for my photo-loving friends and colleagues this season!

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Innovative and modular camera holsters from Peak Design, Cotton Carrier, and Spider eliminate the neck pain associated with wearing your camera strap and replace it with a weight-distributing, secure, and quick-access alternative. For a stable carrying method that restricts your DSLR from swinging awkwardly, this holiday season, choose a camera holster.

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While digital cameras have largely replaced images being recorded on film, there still exists the need and desire to archive legacy film photos and to support creative endeavors when film still remains the ideal medium for photography.

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Matthew Swaggart, the founder of HoldFast Gear, creates classic designer accessories with style and durability, along with greatly enhanced functionality. Each strap, wallet, belt and bag is handmade or hand-finished by Swaggart from quality leather or canvas, and many of his products work together for a complete storage and carrying solution.

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Lexar has recently introduced the Professional Workflow Reader Solution, a system that revolves around a modular design for employing up to four different card readers at a single time to increase speed and efficiency when transferring large quantities of data from memory cards.

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Rokinon has just released a 16mm T2.2 wide-angle cine lens designed for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens continues Rokinon’s trend of adapting their DLSR lenses to a more video-friendly housing. With the same optical formula as in their 16mm f/2.0 AS UMC CS Lens, the 16mm T2.2 is a fast, full-manual-control prime lens that filmmakers using APS-C and Micro Four Thirds mount cameras are sure to appreciate.

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Canon has announced two new wireless photo inkjet all-in-one printers as part of their PIXMA MG line. The PIXMA MG7120 is a versatile, high-performance color inkjet printer with a maximum color print resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi and scan resolution of 2400 x 4800 dpi. It’s able to produce sharp, borderless photo prints and documents up to 8.5 x 11”.

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Most photographers keep their camera safely suspended by a protective neck strap, ensuring that they don’t drop it. They go wherever they have to in order to get the shot they’re after. But some photographers have to operate multiple cameras, sometimes mounted far out of reach, triggering them remotely when the time is right.

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Coming up with gift ideas for a kid isn’t terribly taxing. However, shopping for their parents often proves to be a little more difficult. When pressed, mom or dad may divulge that they could use a new ice cream scoop or some wool socks, but in you can’t imagine their face lighting up when they unwrap such conventional gifts. You know you can do better.

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Every photographer has their favorite accessory, the one item that makes their work that much easier or interesting and that offers the simple pleasure of realizing how a little addition to your camera setup can make a big difference in your final product. This article is a kind of a mixed bag, touching on a variety of items, any one of which has the potential to be a photographer’s new, favorite accessory.

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Once a new camera is chosen, purchased and received, the depreciation clock starts immediately. Regular light maintenance is important in order to keep a camera in optimal working condition and ready for any situation.

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Professionals and discerning hobbyists know you’ve got to choose the right tool for the job, and specialization is usually the key. Of course, this inevitably leads to the accumulation of a simply massive collection of cameras, lenses and every kind of accessory you could ever imagine.

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