Some manufacturers no longer include a charger in the box when you buy a new camera. We look at a popular third-party option from Hähnel to see if spending more on a stand-alone charger makes sense.
Articles tagged "accessory"
reviewMay 19, 2020 at 13:00
With its unusual form factor can the Tourbox aid the editing process? Will its price and variety of tactile controls appeal to photo and video editors who would like to streamline their workflow?
Feb 15, 2020 at 16:59
The model includes replaceable batteries, Bluetooth and a compact folding design.
reviewNov 26, 2019 at 14:00
We tried out five popular printing services to find out which offers the best quality, price and turnaround time. The winner was Printique – here's why.
Nov 20, 2019 at 16:05
The new system is compatible with the latest iPhone and Samsung Galaxy devices. It includes the Olloclip StartPack, MacroProPack and ElitePack, a trio of kits offering various lens bundles.
Oct 23, 2019 at 19:24
The new Rotagrid modifiers are available for Elinchrom's full range of Rotolux softboxes and offer a 30-degree beam angle.
The Apple iPad has always been a tempting tool for photographers on the go: slim, lightweight, and now with the current iPad Pro models, powerful enough to do most photo tasks you'd accomplish on the desktop. The software isn't quite there yet, but the next release of iPadOS should bridge that gap.
reviewMar 26, 2019 at 13:00
Langly's premium camera backpack looks outdoorsy and stylish but is less functional than the competition.
Feb 13, 2019 at 19:42
Tripod manufacturer Three Legged Thing has developed a new L-bracket designed to fit a wider range of cameras and allow users to mount their camera in a variety of ways.
reviewJan 27, 2019 at 15:00
We reviewed three of the more popular 'pocket printers,' the Canon Ivy, Fujifilm Instax Share and Polaroid ZIP. Here's the one we recommend...
Jan 22, 2019 at 18:30
After teasing it last autumn, DJI has announced the pricing and availability of the optional Multilink accessory for its Inspire 2 and Cendence controllers
reviewJan 1, 2019 at 14:00
The Peak Design Travel Backpack 45L is the centerpiece of the brand's new Travel Line - it's pricey but awesome. Other components of the line are pricey and less-awesome.
May 24, 2018 at 15:38
The new HP DesignJet Z6 and Z9+ supposedly offer "the fastest printing capabilities available on the market today," all while using fewer ink tanks, and featuring useful add-ons like a built-in vertical trimmer.
May 14, 2018 at 18:43
hähnel has extended its range of radio-triggered Modus 600RT flash units with a model for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The unit can be used directly in the hotshoe as a standalone flash, or within a group of flashes as a TTL commander or a slave using radio or optical communication.
May 8, 2018 at 14:42
Photographer Matt Granger puts three different Nikon F to Sony E-mount autofocus adapters to the test. Along the way, he found out that they're not nearly as different as each manufacturer would like you to think.
videoMay 3, 2018 at 17:48
The PRO Endurance line of cards features 25 times the endurance of the company's speed-focused cards. They're water, temperature, x-ray, and magnetic-proof, and are rated for up to 43,800 hours of continuous video recording.
Apr 20, 2018 at 13:27
The One Backpack is a 5-in-1 modular backpack that can be used as a camera bag, work & gym pack, suit carry backpack, travel pack or tech-backpack.
Apr 19, 2018 at 15:43
Canon is jumping into the portable printing game with the new IVY Mini Photo Printer: a rechargeable battery-powered printer for creating 2x3 prints and stickers of your smartphone snaps on-the-go.
Apr 16, 2018 at 18:10
The MindShift Gear BackLight 18L daypack joins the 26L and 36L versions, providing users the same heavy-duty build and convenient rear-panel access in a more portable form factor.
videoApr 13, 2018 at 16:13
DigiBoom can be used with a wide range of cameras, but Redrock Micro recommends the Blackmagic Video Assist and Micro Studio Camera 4K recorder and camera for best performance.
Apr 11, 2018 at 18:56
MindShift Gear, the sister company of ThinkTank Photo, has taken a break from releasing backpacks to launched an all-new line of messenger bags purpose built to handle inclement weather.
mobileApr 11, 2018 at 18:31
Shenzhen-based Cinematics International Company Ltd. brought something a little crazy to NAB: a lens adapter that lets you attach huge cinema lenses to your smartphone. It's not the most practical gadget we've seen, but it certainly catches your eye.
Apr 11, 2018 at 13:52
Stepping beyond the realms of smartphones and drones, PolarPro is making its first foray into the professional lens filter market. Its all-new QuartzLine Camera Filters are made of 99.9% pure fused quartz wrapped inside a brass frame.
videoApr 10, 2018 at 19:47
DJI released two professional gimbal controllers at NAB 2018: the Master Wheels and the Force Pro. Built for "every level of filmmaker and scenario," offer high precision control and simplify the shooting of complex and fast-moving scenes.
videoApr 6, 2018 at 21:21
Meet SELDI, the newest gadget to hit up the photo community for some crowdfunding. This odd contraption is a 7-in-1 wearable video rig designed for action cameras, smartphones, 360-degree cameras, and compact digital cameras.
Apr 3, 2018 at 20:00
The MIOPS Splash kit doesn't just control your flash and/or camera, it also lets you dial in the timing and size of your water drop. It basically takes all of the guess-work and trial-and-error out of water drop photography.
videoMar 16, 2018 at 14:15
Syrp has announced the Magic Carpet Pro: a slider that offers filmmakers an 'infinitely extendable' range thanks to built-in track levers that let you connect lengths of track without the use of tools.
Mar 14, 2018 at 20:15
This "high-capacity advanced spider tripod" system can handle a maximum load of 65kg / 143lbs thanks to its reinforced design and 8-layered carbon fiber legs.
Mar 8, 2018 at 16:43
Owners of the medium format Hasselblad X1D can now mount a series of full-frame lenses to their medium format body, in some cases with minimal vignetting, thanks to a new range of adapters launched by Novoflex.
Mar 6, 2018 at 21:36
Thanks to its USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection the $100 Blackjet VX-1C is compatible with current Mac and Windows Thunderbolt 3 machines.
Mar 6, 2018 at 19:39
The Wacom Intuos pen tablet for beginners and enthusiasts just got a major upgrade featuring a fresh design, improved accuracy, and 60% improvement in battery life if you get one of the Bluetooth models.
Mar 6, 2018 at 15:20
The Irix Edge ND32000 offers 15-stops of light reduction, allowing for about five minutes of exposure time at F16 and ISO 100 on a sunny day.
Mar 6, 2018 at 14:52
The ELB 500 TTL is designed "for adventurous portrait photographers shooting both in studio and on location," and offers 500Ws of power from a power pack capable of running up to two heads in an asymmetric arrangement.
Feb 28, 2018 at 21:10
In a side-by-side speedlight test, photographer Martin Cheung found that cheap IKEA LADDA rechargeable batteries delivered noticeably faster recycle speeds compared to Panasonic's expensive Eneloop Pro batteries.
Feb 28, 2018 at 19:39
Flash manufacturer Phottix has announced it will introduce an Odin ll transmitter for Pentax users in April this year. The company says it has had ‘direct cooperation’ from Pentax engineers to make and program the trigger so it works seamlessly.
Feb 27, 2018 at 23:48
Seven months after announcing that it would release 24- and 32-inch versions of the Cintiq Pro pen display, Wacom is following through on one of those promises—you'll be able to pick up the Cintiq Pro 24 in May, and the Cintiq Pro 32 "later this year."
Feb 27, 2018 at 23:04
Made to work with the Cintiq Pro 24- and 32-inch models, the Cintiq Pro Engine module seamlessly plugs into the back of the pen display tablet and turns it into a powerful PC workstation with an Intel processor, NVIDIA graphics card, SSD, and up to 32GB RAM.
Feb 27, 2018 at 20:52
Cactus has announced that it will release a ‘palm-sized’ bare-bulb flash head this summer that will feature wireless control and three times the power of a typical GN60m hotshoe unit.
Feb 23, 2018 at 19:18
Tiffen has joined the monopod market with the new Steadicam Air. The Steadicam Air is a three-section carbon fibre model that uses a gas spring and foot pedal close to the base to quickly and easily adjust the monopod's height.
Feb 23, 2018 at 18:40
ProGrade Digital is new brand of memory cards aimed at professional photographers and demanding amateurs. Here's what sets ProGrade apart, and why the company believes it can compete with the big guys.
Feb 22, 2018 at 19:53
The VMC-MM2 release cable allows owners of Sony's ultra-compact RX0 to sync the sort-of action camera with a Sony alpha (or Cyber-shot) camera and capture photos and video simultaneously.
Feb 22, 2018 at 19:51
Sony just released a new wireless flagship flash for E-mount with guide number 60. The HVL-F60RM offers "high-power flash output, reliable continuous performance and advanced control features with integrated radio control options."
Feb 21, 2018 at 15:55
Camera accessory manufacturer Really Right Stuff is relocating. The company is moving its headquarters from California to Utah, citing rising costs and promising 'expansion on every level' as a result of this move.
Feb 20, 2018 at 16:04
Samsung just set a new solid state storage milestone with its new 30TB SSD, the Serial Attached SCSI PM1643. This monster was built for enterprise use, but we can't wait to see this tech trickle down to consumers.
Feb 6, 2018 at 21:28
The Atech Blackjet UX-1 Cinema Dock might just be the ultimate card reader. This reader uses a 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 connection to transfer data from SSD, XQDm CFast, CF, SD and MicroSD cards at a blistering speed from its seven media slots.
Jan 31, 2018 at 20:32
PolarPro has introduced new versions of its Cinema filter series for those ordering the DJI Mavic Air drone, in addition to a few other bespoke accessories for the pint-sized new drone.
Jan 26, 2018 at 21:17
In a patent from October, 2017, Canon details a lens adapter for mirrorless cameras that would feature an electronic variable ND filter built right in. This would be particularly useful for video shooters.
Jan 24, 2018 at 16:30
With a capacity of half a Terabyte, Integral's new microSD card offers plenty of storage to photographers and video shooters—a boon for drone videographers who are shooting lots of 4K footage.
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