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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 26, 2014 0 comments

Manfrotto is just added two new models to their popular tripod lineup: the 535 Single Leg tripod (MVT535AQ) and the Hi-Hat tripod (MVT535HH). The Hi-Hat tripod was designed for low-level or ground shooting, slider support and tabletop applications. Crafted from strong, durable aluminum, both models are easy to use and ideal for videographers. 

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 26, 2014 0 comments

FUJIFILM just introduced their new X30 premium compact, fixed lens camera. Designed with enthusiast and professional photographers in mind, the X30 offers a wide variety of new features and the award-winning image quality that the FUJIFILM X series is best known for. The stylish body is crafted from durable, lightweight die cast magnesium alloy with a tilting 3” premium clear LCD monitor (920K-dot), an EXR Processor II (for high speed and low noise) and a 12MP 2/3” X-Trans CMOS II sensor. The X30 offers increased battery performance, a Real Time Viewfinder (with a magnification of 0.65x) and a display lag time of 0.005seconds.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 25, 2014 0 comments

This kit was created with the (studio or location) strobist photographer in mind and it features a Manfrotto Nanopole stand, a Snap Tilthead and a convenient carrying case. The Nanopole is a two-in-one device—built to be stable, lightweight and strong.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 25, 2014 0 comments

Pelican is now offering 3 new models of safety-approved headlights. They are crafted from lightweight (just over 3 ounces), durable, water and weather resistant polymer. Ideal for night photography, these hands free lights are easy to use and inexpensive to operate, powered by 3 AAA batteries (included). 

 

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 21, 2014 0 comments

With the photokina show in Germany still a month away, Leica Camera has jumped the gun and announced its latest rangefinder. Based on the popular M version, the stylish and lightweight Leica M-P shares many similar features with that model but with a few new additions.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 21, 2014 0 comments

Kodak Alaris has announced that—due to a steady decline in sales and customer usage—it is discontinuing the popular Kodak Professional BW400CN film.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 21, 2014 0 comments

We’ve seen a lot of silly self-promotion videos from photographers before, but nothing quite as goofy as Chris Bauer’s “Male Photographer of the Year” spoof on YouTube.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 20, 2014 0 comments

There’s going to be a ton of new photo gear arriving soon from most of the major imaging companies, some of which may blow your mind. How do I know this? Well, aside from a few sneak peeks of upcoming photo products I’ve seen under NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) recently but can’t tell you about yet, it’s mostly an educated guess.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 20, 2014 0 comments

Ilford Photo recently confirmed reports that there are no plans to discontinue production of their XP2 SUPER film. The product is in free supply globally from Ilford Photo distributors and retailers.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 20, 2014 0 comments

Metz has just launched the latest addition to its flash system lineup: the new Mecablitz 64 AF-1. Offering an impressive guide number of 64 (210 feet) at ISO 100/21˚, it has a large color touch display, an Automatic Flash mode with 12 f/stops, a Manual Flash mode with 25 partial light levels and a Remote TTL mode.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 19, 2014 0 comments

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 19, 2014 0 comments

Maybe it’s just August but there seems to be a lot of weird lens news lately. Now a very rare and very large, Nikon 6mm F/2.8 Fisheye Lens has turned up on eBay with an asking price of $96,187.50.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 19, 2014 0 comments

Canon added three sleek new all-in-one (AIO) photo printers to their popular PIXMA line today.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 19, 2014 0 comments

The Nikon D810 has been on sale for less than a month but the company has already issued a product advisory on the 36.3MP, full-frame digital SLR.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 19, 2014 1 comments

Among our favorite portable hard drives for backing up photos on the road are the sleek and mobile My Passport line from WD. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of these little drives, WD just unveiled the My Passport Ultra – Metal Edition and the My Passport Ultra Anniversary Edition drives, which feature new designs in different colors.

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