Hong Kong flash system manufacturer Cactus has released new firmware for its V6 II Transceiver that will allow it to wirelessly communicate TTL information between a Canon or Cactus flash and a Canon camera. The X-TTL update makes it possible to trigger Canon flashes and retain full TTL control with that flash either on or off camera.
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Jul 2, 2018 at 18:09
Skylum has announced that Digital Asset Manager (DAM) for Luminar will be provided for free to owners of the current version of Luminar - details of which will be revealed "within a few weeks."
Jun 28, 2018 at 16:21
Lighting brand Phottix has announced a new LED panel for videographers and stills photographers called the Kali600. Larger than the company’s hotshoe Nuada series, the Kali600 is designed for location and studio work and to be mounted on a stand.
Jun 7, 2018 at 18:27
Manfrotto has updated its travel tripod range with three new tripod models: the Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber, Befree GT, and Befree Live Carbon Fiber. The first two models feature Manfrotto's M-lock twist lock, and the Befree Live Carbon Fiber is designed for recording video.
videoJun 6, 2018 at 00:12
Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that the Ronin-S, its first single-handed stabilizer, will be available from late this month at a cost of $699. Click through for more details.
Jun 4, 2018 at 17:48
Leica has announced a new flash and remote control flash unit for its Q, SL/CL and M-series digital cameras. The Leica SF 60 flash offers TTL metering and high-speed sync up to 1/8000sec, while the SF C1 remote control unit enables wireless control of SF 60 flash units across up to seven channels in three groups.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 30, 2018 at 21:18
Photo gear company Fotopro has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Mogo, a flexible monopod based on the Fotopro UFO. Mogo features flexible legs that can be wrapped around a rail or post or used on uneven surfaces.
Mar 20, 2018 at 20:33
The new ExaDrive offers a three times higher capacity than the previous largest SSD, a 30TB model by Samsung.
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 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 21:23
The 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card is officially the world’s fastest UHS-I flash memory card, offering read speeds up to 160MB/s and write speeds up to 90MB/s—over 50% faster than current UHS-I Extreme microSD cards.
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 26, 2018 at 04:00
By determining its distance to a subject and distance to the ceiling, the Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI automatically pivots to create an optimal angle for bounce flash – helping flash beginners create more flattering portraits with ease.
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 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.
Jan 21, 2018 at 18:35
Either ridiculous or brilliant... there is no middle ground for the so-called Chairpod. This chair-tripod hybrid developed by Japanese tripod manufacturer Velbon is set to be released sometime this month.
Jan 19, 2018 at 19:31
Aurora Aperture has created a hybrid filter that we haven't seen before. Meet the Aurora PowerGXND: the world's first variable graduated neutral density (GND) filter family.
Jan 18, 2018 at 19:45
Accessories manufacturer Meike has released details of a new grip it will be selling for the Sony a9 and a7R lll bodies that can hold two batteries and double as a remote control.
Jan 18, 2018 at 16:44
TetherPro USB-C cables are available in a variety of connector combinations, eliminating the need for adapters and dongles.
Jan 7, 2018 at 17:00
DJI's new Ronin-S is the company's first single-handed gimbal stabilization solution for DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
mobileJan 7, 2018 at 17:00
DJI's Osmo 2 Mobile stabilization system offers significantly improved battery life, new features like hyper-lapse shooting, and a much lower price.
Jan 7, 2018 at 16:26
Announced ahead of CES, LG's new 34-inch 5K UltraWide monitor and its 4K 32-inch beast should both have photographers and video editors chomping at the bit.
Jan 4, 2018 at 21:23
Oops... Godox managed to leak its own strobe: an update to its AD600 model that sports several improvements and a few minor downgrades.
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