Covering ThePhoto Beat; Camera Harness, Brick Balustrade, And The Quik Bounce
Quik Bounce From LumiQuest
The LumiQuest Quik Bounce is designed for use with or without a ceiling and can be used to soften the light in both horizontal and vertical formats. It features doors that open to allow for 80 percent ceiling bounce with 20 percent reflector bounce; the doors can be closed completely to get 100 percent unit surface bounce when a ceiling is too high or would adversely affect color cast. The LumiQuest Quik Bounce attaches to the flash unit with the aid of a touch fastener or an optional Cinch Strap.
Contact: LumiQuest, 28540 Durango Dr., New Braunfels, TX 78132; (830) 438-4646, www.lumiquest.com
Milan Mini Camera Pouch
M-ROCK is offering the stylish Milan mini camera pouch with locking drawstring. It measures 4x2.6x1” which is large enough to safely accommodate a small digital camera or MP3 player and eliminate any excess bulk. The Milan has a retail value of $15.
Contact: M-ROCK, 21055 NE 37th Ave., Ste. 2002, Aventura, FL 33180; (800) 773-7067, www.m-rock.com
The P1 Ball Head From ARCA-SWISS
ARCA-SWISS recently introduced the P1 ball head which is lightweight (1.1 lbs) and easy to use. You can set it by simply turning the knurled part of the device instead of using a locking knob.
Contact: ARCA-SWISS, Inc.; (773) 248-2513, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cozy Camera Bag
Designed by an avid outdoor photographer for use in cold weather conditions, the Cozy Camera Bag is crafted from rugged weatherproof nylon, fleece, and neoprene with durable hardware. It acts as an insulated glove to protect your gear from the elements. It fits 35mm SLR standard and pro bodies and features an adjustable lens opening and built-in pockets for heat packs. The retail price is $139. Contact: Cozy Camera Bag, www.cozycamerabag.com
Crafted from durable, lightweight, and weatherproof polyethylene, the brick balustrade is ideal for wedding photographers. The set consists of two 26” tall balusters and one 4-foot long cross rail. The pieces mimic the look and feel of brick and are available in white or optional colors.
Contact: Meese Orbitron Dunne Co., 16404 Knott Ave., La Mirada, CA 90638; (888) 724-1228, www.PropDecor.com
KEYHOLE Camera Harness
The KEYHOLE is a lightweight, comfortable, and adjustable hands-free camera harness that was designed for use with both SLR and compact cameras as well as camcorders. It easily attaches to a backpack or chest harness and holds the camera against your body to prevent damage, plus takes the weight of the equipment off your neck. The retail price is $29.95.
Contact: Backcountry Solutions, LLC, PO Box 537, Tabernash, CO 80478 www.backcountrysolutions.com
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