Leveling your fluid head just got easier and faster, thanks to Sachtler’s new SpeedLevel Clamp. Utilizing an innovative grip mechanism, it allows for quick leveling of any Sachtler 100mm fluid head, so you spend less time trying to level your head and more time shooting.... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, from Kelby media, discusses the Canon EOS Rebel T5 DSLR Camera. He talks about its 18MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor, as well as its Full HD video capability, autofocus system, and ISO sensitivities. He also showcases its Q Button feature, Creative Auto and manual modes, and ergonomic build. As a DSLR camera aimed at entry-level users, Becker... READ MORE
Backing up data is one of the most critical operations you can perform for maintaining your PC’s health. In the past, most consumers backed up data by shuffling the data from their hard drive to some external component (I’m old enough to remember backing up critical files to floppy disks, then hard floppies, then Zip disks, and now, external drives). But backing up your data manually can be... READ MORE
Following the release of the V3 just two months ago, the new J4 and S2 mirrorless cameras are here to update the oldest models in the Nikon 1 lineup. Not content with just updating these cameras, Nikon has announced the WP-N3 underwater housing, helping you take these new cameras to new depths. Also, there is now the SB-N10 Underwater Speedlight to light up those once-dim underwater scenes.
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For those who enjoy shooting sports, wildlife, or other telephoto-centric subjects, Nikon has just made it a banner day for you by introducing a new 400mm f/2.8 telephoto F-mount lens compatible with all FX full-frame and DX-format DSLRs, and an updated 1.4x teleconverter.
The AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/... READ MORE
Axis Communications has applied the technology that revolutionized the surveillance industry for access control and introduced the first IP network door controller. In the process, they seem to have stripped access control down to its foundation and kept all the things we love about it, discarded the things we hate, and added features that we didn’t even know we wanted. The result is a fairly... READ MORE
Canon has announced two impressive new wide-angle zoom lenses: an EF-S mount lens to satisfy APS-C camera users and a full-frame EF mount L-series lens.
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Professional glamour and wedding photographer Robert Harrington discusses some of the ways you can bring an element of glamour to your wedding and model photography. He suggests having your clients clip photos from their favorite magazines, study them, practice posing—it is always best to plan ahead. When the wedding day arrives, engage your subjects. Make them feel comfortable and unstressed.... READ MORE
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses the Beachtek DXA-SLR Ultra 2-Channel XLR Adapter, and how it can improve in-camera audio with a DSLR camera. Rives explores the adapter's form factor, how it attaches beneath the camera, and considers the included... READ MORE
We discussed the history and recent resurgence of analog music synthesizers in Part One of this series, and briefly touched on some currently manufactured gear that offers basic facilities for pitch, parameter, and clocking control via control voltage. In this installment, we’ll dig... READ MORE
The AJA LUT-box provides an easy way to apply LUTs on-set for accurate color monitoring.
AJA has announced new products to help optimize your workflows and integrate various signal types. The new converters consist of the FS1-X Frame Synchronizer & Converter, Hi5-Plus SDI to HDMI... READ MORE
As we enter summer, and all of the fun outdoor activities we’ve waited for, we need to be aware of the potential severe weather that’s also associated with this season. Regardless of your geographical location, planning ahead for extreme weather will benefit you when a storm occurs. One of the single most important aspects of being prepared is awareness. You need to know what’s going on around... READ MORE
Listen as wedding photographer Joe Buissink denotes the difference between selling your work and selling yourself. Buissink contends that if you are passionate about photography, a piece of you is embedded in every image you make. The images sell themselves—it’s your job to sell yourself to potential clients. You see the world in a particular way that is different from the way anyone else sees... READ MORE
This week in the news:
- Samsung announced the NX3000 Digital Camera, which features a retro look, an NX interchangeable lens mount, and special "selfie" capabilities.
- An affordable new product from Dropcam called the Tab will let you know, remotely, when doors and windows open at your house.
- Lenovo, the biggest PC manufacturer in the world, announced its entry into the...
Do you receive push notifications every time your dog escapes through the fence in your yard? No? Read on to find out how you can patch up this gaping hole in your life. The new Dropcam Tab, available in black or white, is the latest addition to Dropcam’s line of connected home-security products. Simply put, it enables you to keep "tabs" on what’s happening when you’re not around.
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