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Forming complete lighting kits for the traveling photographer or videographer, Kinotehnik has released the Practilite 602 Smart LED Bi-Color Fresnel 2-Light Kit and...
2 days ago
It used to be pretty easy to claim that smartphones would never deliver the same image quality as a real camera, but now Motorola has the Hasselblad True Zoom Camera, making a strong...
3 days ago
You know that cellphone cameras are seen as serious imaging devices when Zeiss, the venerable German optical master, is rolling out a whole line of high-performance lenses for them. Zeiss, in partnership with ExoLens, had already released its first one, the Zeiss Mutar 0.6 Asph T* wide angle (equivalent to an 18mm on full frame) for the iPhone, in June. Now the manufacturer has added a 56mm...
1 week ago
Photokina, the giant photo exposition held in Cologne, Germany, every two years, is widely regarded as the top international venue for showcasing imaging in all its forms. This is a stunning achievement when you consider that Germany was the leading player in the worldwide photo industry when the show debuted in 1950, and much of the equipment on display is now made in Japan, China, and other...
1 week ago
While battery-powered monolights have slowly but surely taken over the industry, Impact has taken it a step further to develop the super-compact Venture TTL-600 Monolight, a lightweight option that can...
1 week ago
Lifting the curtains on its still-in-development flagship update, Olympus has begun to unveil the specifications of its OM-D E-M1 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera, set for release later...
1 week ago
Making a huge splash at Photokina, Panasonic has just unveiled early specifications and plans for the highly anticipated DMC-GH5 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera. This camera offers some massive video improvements and some other nifty tricks, so here is a list of five reasons...
1 week ago
Leapfrogging the more conventional full-frame formats of most companies, Fujifilm has made a daring leap into the medium format realm with the introduction of its GFX camera system. The star of this show is obviously the large 43.8 x 32.9mm 51.4MP CMOS sensor at the heart of the GFX 50S Mirrorless Camera. This is going to produce incredible images with outstanding color and detail. Along with...
1 week ago
Photographers searching for well-made, lightweight, attractive, and affordable ways to transport their gear need look no further than the matching Tamrac Tradewind line of dark gray shoulder bags, zoom bags, and backpacks. Coated nylon fabric, YKK zippers, and foam padding combine to protect your gear from inclement weather and minor bumps....
1 week ago
The introduction of the Pro-10 power pack from Profoto satisfies the need for speed while continuing on a TTL roll that gave us the recently debuted D1 monolight. The 2-outlet 2400Ws pack recycles in 0.02 to 0.7 seconds, faster than its Pro-8 predecessor, and is capable of quick bursts of up to 50 flashes per second. The power range has also expanded to 11 stops (2.4 – 2400Ws), selectable in full...
1 week ago
MeFoto, best known for its multi-colored and multi-functional line of travel tripods, is proud to announce the next step in travel tripod evolution: The MeFoto Air Collection. With the implementation of a brand new “HyperLock” telescoping leg design, Mefoto has managed to reduce the size and weight of the WalkAbout, BackPacker, RoadTrip, and...
1 week ago
Lowepro is aiming for outdoor adventurers and frequent flyers with its release of the Flipside Trek Backpacks and the PhotoStream RL 150 Rolling Case. Starting off with the Flipside Trek series, we have three different sizes for a...
1 week ago
Having given Canon and Nikon the benefits of full TTL and HSS capability with the D2, B1, and B2 flashes, Profoto now makes this exciting technology available to Sony users with the introduction of the Air Remote TTL-S. This gives professional and serious photographers with Sony’s a7 II, a7R II, and a7S II cameras access to Profoto’s myriad lights and light-shapers, freeing them up from exposure...
1 week ago
Considered an abandoned system by many, Sony is proving many people wrong with the announcement of a new A-mount flagship camera: the a99 II. Borrowing many of the highlights of the mirrorless E-mount a7R II, the...
1 week ago
Sigma continues to thoroughly develop its Global Vision class of lenses with the introduction of a pair of Art-series lenses, and a new flagship Sports-series lens. For Art shooters, the long-awaited 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM has finally been released...

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