Multiblitz USA introduced the new monolight-battery-bundle GLAMKIT to the North American market. The GLAMKIT combines the TIPA Award winning PROFILUX PLUS studio flash system (named Best Flash System 2010) optional with 200 Ws (7 f-stops), 400 Ws (7 f-stops), or 800 Ws (8 f-stops) with the Multiblitz PROPAC 1 battery pack, and the 3 ft. octagonal softbox GLAMBOX 90. A sturdy trolley with a snug-fitting soft case and harness for the PROPAC battery pack with Velcro fastening straps for the included 8 ft. air-cushioned light stand completes the GLAMKIT. The battery pack/trolley combination serves as a counterweight for the flash unit on the stand, often prone to strong air drag in windy conditions – especially with the use of larger light shapers. A perfect pick for a quick 1-unit on-location set-up for glamour and wedding shoots.
Nikon Inc. announced a revolutionary new digital imaging system built from the ground up to empower users with new ways to tell stories through photography, driven by imaginative next-generation technology. The iconic new Nikon 1 system is designed to become one with the user and their lifestyle, providing a unique form of expression with amazing image quality, speed and portability.
The Puffin Pad is designed to fit over the window of your car, via a slot running the length of the underside. The circular cutout above the slot gives the Puffin Pad some "wiggle room" to facilitate shooting. It is also designed to saddle most car doors, should you lower the window all the way.
Slight pressure will re-seat the Puffin Pad upon raising the window. There is also a 3 1/2" cutout on the underside to facilitate shooting from most fence posts. The Puffin Pad has withstood speeds of up to 50 MPH without moving from its position on the car window.
As you are all aware, last Friday’s devastating earthquake in Japan caused serious damage in Northern Japan. Our thoughts are with all those people affected. Via TIPA, the company websites report the following news on their production facilities.
To aid visual storytellers who are using the new HD Video DSLR cameras to integrate still shooting, video shooting, and audio capture, Think Tank Photo has released the Multimedia DSLR Buyers Guide. This online guide compiles information about the cameras, lenses, microphones, recording equipment, bags, and accessories professional photographers, videographers, and audiographers are using for this new form of expression. The buyers guide is available for free at http://www.thinktankphoto.com/BG/buyersguide.html.
The Tiffen Company is pleased to announce the release of the highly anticipated version three of the popular Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite (http://www.tiffensoftware.com). A powerful and robust video and still image editing effects suite, Tiffen Dfx 3.0 boasts enhanced multi-processor acceleration for faster interaction and rendering of images, 10+ brand new filters for optical effects, updated host support, interface improvements, and more, taking still and moving image editing to the next level of visual brilliance. Simulating 2,000+ popular award-winning Tiffen glass filters, specialized lenses, optical lab processes, film grain, exacting color correction, plus natural light and photographic effects, the Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite is the definitive set of digital optical filters for professional photographers, top motion picture filmmakers, video editors, and visual effects artists around the world.
The Tiffen Company announced the release of a series of New Digital HT Filter Kits. The kits, available in the Twin Pack (Digital Ultra Clear and Circular Polarizer) and the ND Kit (ND 0.6, 1.2 and Color-Grad ND0.6), come with a padded 4 filter belt loop style filter case. The Digital HT Filters offer superior transmission, are easy to clean and scratch resistant, and are made with optically pure Water White glass and Tiffen’s ColorCore technology. They also come with a 10 year warranty. These filters offer a substantial savings over individual filter purchases and are available in sizes 52mm-82mm. Each filter comes with its own distinctive soft pouch for storage when not in use.
Tiffen, the leader in still and moving image filter and effects software, is proud to introduce Digital Film Tools software.
Using their understanding of photography, film and video editing, and in particular visual effects, Digital Film Tools software titles are useful as well as easy to use for still and moving image editing. Designed to stand up to the rigors of production, Digital Film Tools is the culmination of many years of experience. With over 13 different plug-ins for still and moving images, we're sure you'll find tools that make it even easier to share your creative vision.