Lexar showed the Workflow Reader, a modular card reader that accommodates any combination of CF, SD/SDHC/SDXC, and QXD cards simultaneously via removable bays. The device attaches via USB 3.0, and can transfer in batches without sacrificing speed. It's also powered by its USB connection, and can fit into most gadget bags.
If you want something reminiscent of a handbag, be sure to find Ona and Epiphanie. These very stylish bags are designed to look like something you would have anywhere, and not tell everyone you are carrying thousands of dollars in photo gear.
What do you do when the internal battery on your MacBook is dying, but you still have hours worth of work to do, and no wall outlet to plug into? You can only do one thing: Use a HyperJuice battery pack. A single HyperJuice is capable of charging a MacBook and two iPads. We spoke to Daniel Chin to get all the details on these unique power solutions, at PhotoPlus 2013.
Already a leader in the camera-strap industry, BlackRapid continues to bring out useful and good-looking strap designs. This is achieved by attaching via the camera's tripod thread—meaning the camera’s always at the ready.
Perhaps the first thing you notice about 3 Legged Thing's tripods are their smooth carbon and colorful accents. But their versatility is just as nice. A single tripod can be used for macro photography just inches from the ground, or for reaching new heights and getting that wide shot from above. There’s a reason these were used at the London Olympics.
The new GM1 and the GH3 were the stars of the Panasonic booth today, and in this video, David Flores and Panasonic's own Mark Toal take a close look at the brand new GM1. It's definitely the smallest Micro Four Thirds camera around, which makes it a convenient option for the average user who wants better image quality.
Sometimes your favorite lens just won't get you what you need, and that's where Lensbaby and LEE Filters come in handy. Lensbaby produces specialty selective-focus lenses. There is a wide selection of nice optics, like the Edge 80 and Sweet 35, which work perfectly with the Composer. I must say that seeing them in action is pretty cool, but they take some getting used to. It's not every day you have access to these effects, unless you own a Lensbaby.
Hoodman’s steel-plated SD cards are built to withstand drops and exposure to water. The interior of the cards also feature durable plastic components not found in standard SD cards. The SD cards are capable of 90 MB/s transfer rates.
Sigma recently announced a bunch of compelling new products, and we had the opportunity to chat with company representitive Jared Ivy about our favorites. In this video, we take a look at the new 18-35mm f/1.8 lens, the world's first f/1.8 constant-aperture zoom. We also learn some interesting tidbits about the Sigma USB Dock for lenses, and we get a first look at the new 24-105 f/4 optically-stabilized zoom.
Tethering is an evolving field ever since digital came into the picture. Luckily, TetherTools has you covered. Featuring everything from your basic cable (a nice bright orange, so you can see it) to stands and support for iPads and laptops.
Join us for a chat with Richard Pelkowski from Olympus about the exciting new OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera. It features a 16.3MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds sensor, dual-phase and contrast-detection autofocus, a 2,360k-dot electronic viewfinder, and a whole lot more.
Samsung combined the DSLR and tablet experiences with the Galaxy NX. For tablet use, it features a 4.8" touchscreen display and a 1.4GHz quad-core processor running on top of Android 4.2. Samsung says an upgrade to Android 4.3 is likely, but the details haven't been finalized yet. The Galaxy NX gives you full access to the Google Play Store, comes equipped with built-in WiFi, and supports GSM LTE.
We had the chance to speak to Mike Bubolo from Sony about what are arguably the most exciting new products on display at PhotoPlus 2013: the new a7 and a7R digital cameras. They're the world's first mirrorless full-frame cameras, and they're about half the size and weight of normal-sized DSLRs.
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