Covering The Photo Beat; Lens Adapters, Camera Bags, And The Triolet Page 2
Point-n-Shoot Pouches From Jill-E Designs
Jill-E Designs has expanded their line of camera and equipment bags with these fashionable pouches. Designed to accommodate full-size point-and-shoot digital cameras, they are available in four styles, two of which are even suitable for the beach. Contact: Jill-E Designs LLC, 1216 Wellington Dr., Victor, NY 14564; (888) 445-4553; www.jill-e.com.
The Quik Pod
The Quik Pod is a compact and lightweight extendable tripod that can easily convert from handheld to tabletop use. It is compatible with point-and-shoot or D-SLR cameras and features a built-in self-positioning mirror. The retail value is $24.95. Contact: Quik Pod, 1300 Military Rd., Buffalo, NY 14217; (800) 567-0878; www.quikpod.com.
M-ROCK Camera Bags
M-ROCK offers a wide range of bags for all of your photographic gear from point-and-shoot models to D-SLRs, film cameras, lenses, memory cards, tripods, and laptops. The Cascade measures 5.25x4x7.75" and can accommodate a compact SLR with lens or a camcorder. The Appalachian measures 6x3.5x5.5" and can hold a compact D-SLR with lens. The Yellowstone measures 7x4.5x6.75" and can hold a D-SLR with lens attached. Crafted from durable materials and featuring a lifetime warranty, most bags have two adjustable shoulder straps that allow you to carry the bag over your shoulder, as a backpack or tummy bag. Some models include the innovative divider system and a U-shaped lens cradle as well as a weatherproof jacket attached by a cord that slips over the bag to protect the contents from the elements. Contact: M-ROCK, 21055 NE 37th Ave., Ste. 2002, Aventura, FL 33180; (800) 773-7067; www.m-rock.com.
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