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The Fujifilm X-Pro1 digital camera will appeal to a variety of photographers, due to its retro design, notable image quality, ease of handling and simplicity of use. The X-Pro1 mimics a 35mm rangefinder design with low profile, all-metal construction, an optical viewfinder and manual exposure controls.

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A love of vintage clothing and accessories led Hari, the founder of Grafea, to start her own line of designer bags that have high style and high-quality craftsmanship. Her hope is that these leather bags, which are fantastically beautiful new, will be revisited and cherished in vintage stores 60-70 years in the future.

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Chris Nicholson has spent 17 years photographing tennis professionally. In this almost two hour presentation he passes on his experience and talks specifically about the US Open: what kind of equipment (camera, lenses) and memory cards he uses, and when filters are necessary.

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UNDFIND (undefined) makes designer camera bags and laptop bags that accent the personalities of photographers and other professionals. Allow UNDFIND bags to help you define yourself.

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The Canon EOS Rebel T4i features an 18 megapixel APS-C-size CMOS sensor, a newly introduced DIGIC 5 image processor and improved autofocus features. The standard AI Servo autofocus system has been updated and now features 9 cross-type AF points, including a precise dual cross f/2.8 center point, for acquiring consistent and precise focus.

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Oben’s table top tripods are small, portable and convenient support systems that are ideal for travel and macro shooting applications. All of these tripods are constructed from aluminum for rigidity and stability while remaining light in weight.

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ONA camera bags combine form with function, and provide excellent protection for your camera—with style. Tracy Foster, the founder of ONA bags, has a goal: "Your camera bags and accessories should be rich and imaginative, like the photos you love to take."

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The Vello FreeWave Fusion Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control brings wireless functionality to most cameras for triggering remote flash units at a distance, or for wirelessly releasing the camera shutter where delicate, hands-off operation is required.  

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Some manufacturers like to complement their products with proprietary fittings for their accessories. In other instances, functions aren’t included because of price point or perceived non-usefulness. But for photographers, this can be frustrating when they want, for example, to use a universal flash on a Sony camera that doesn’t have a PC connection.

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SureFire flashlights are among the best in the world, but they’re not for everyone. One reason is that they’re relatively expensive for flashlights. That’s because they’re built to last, in the United States, and they’re backed by a lifetime warranty.

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If memory cards were like baseball cards, then specs would be stats and the top performers the most sought after. The analogy is largely true except the superstars of cardboard are mainly collected (or clipped by bike spokes), while the stars of flash memory are called up daily to bat.

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The Leica V-Lux 40 digital camera is a highly compact and efficient point and shoot, designed to be carried with you at all times, while delivering high-quality photographs and video.  

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We're waist-deep in summer, and that means we’re neck-deep in the water with friends and family. What better way to capture your aquatic summer adventures than with an underwater camera? Each of the major players in the photo industry has fine underwater offerings that make getting memorable shots under the sea, or just within reach of the waves, a cinch.

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The Sirui PH-20 Gimbal Head features a lightweight, carbon fiber design that provides maximum support and rigidity while allowing for a great deal of maneuverability with little force exerted. This head is ideal for use with long telephoto lenses that are too large or heavy to handhold as it can support loads up to 44 pounds.

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The underwater world is full of beauty, mystery and awe-inspiring sights. It’s no wonder divers are so drawn to capturing photos and videos of this beneath-the-surface realm.

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