Covering The Photo Beat; Camera Bags, Monoball Heads, And A baLens Cap Page 2

Monoball Z From ARCA-SWISS
ARCA-SWISS has introduced their new line of monoball heads. The Z1g and Z2 are smaller and lighter than ever before. They feature an aspherical ball, axial clamping, and progressive motion-related friction control. The Z2 has a three-dimensional tilting device and the Z1g has the largest aspherical ball in the series. Contact: ARCA-SWISS, Inc.; (773) 248-2513; e-mail:

Jack Professional Camera Bags
Jill-E Designs has launched a new line of equipment bags that are said to be created exclusively for men. The durable Large Brown Rolling Camera Bag is weatherproof and measures 14.5x14x18”. It features dual carrying handles, a telescoping handle, two main compartments for gear and a 17” laptop computer, and assorted pockets. The suggested price is $359.99. Contact: Jill-E Designs LLC, 1216 Wellington Dr., Victor, NY 14564; (888) 445-4553;

Hahnel’s Remote Shutter Release & Wireless RF Remote
Hahnel is now offering a flexible remote shutter release with a 51⁄2-foot extension cable made for use with D-SLRs. It features interchangeable camera connectors for all digital cameras produced by the same manufacturer. Shutter releases are available for Canon, Nikon, and Sony D-SLRs. The suggested price is $39.95.

The company is also offering the wireless 433MHz UHF remote control, which has a range of more than 90 ft and is made for use with Canon, Nikon, and Sony D-SLRs. Quite powerful, it has a four-digit code selector switch built into the transmitter and receiver that allows you to set your own code. The suggested price is $79.95. Contact: R.T.S. Inc., 40-11 Burt Dr., Deer Park, NY 11729; (631) 242-6801;

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