Reloadable labyrinth-style cassettes are nothing new: they were launched with the original Leica when it became clear that darkroom loading and unloading was not going to be outstandingly convenient. This is why a standard load is 36; the original Leica...
I have seen a lot of web
pages from photographers in my role as photo rep, writer, and consultant,
so it was especially rewarding to spend some time with photographer
Rick Etkin and discuss his new website,
Just as when you send out five photographers to the same spot and they all come back with a different picture, our editors came away from the big PMA Show with one or two (or a few) products that caught their eye. Their choices reflect their professional interest, how the product might help make...
Having attended the ever-growing PMA trade show for 40 years, I'm used to seeing lots of interesting new items of appeal to general photo enthusiasts. This year was no exception, but new offerings seemed to be primarily in the rapidly expanding digital-oriented category, which other editors were...
Control Corporation, manufacturer of professional photographic equipment,
has announced the GoPod™, a device that fills the gap between
the tripod and the monopod.
Steady shooting, even with long lenses, and unrestricted movement of
the photographer and the camera are now available with this unique innovation
that the photographer wears - over the shoulders. The GoPod™ may
be adjusted for personal comfort and fit. The shoulder support braces,
the center column, and the camera support arm are set and locked to
a position that feels best to the individual user.