Category: Accessories

Friday, November 17, 2017

Peak Design Leica Backpack Capsule

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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Peak Design have teamed up with Leica and released the "Peak Design for Leica Backpack Capsule". This consists of a Backpack, Cuff and Leash from Peak Design with signature red stitching and a ‘red dot’. The Peak Design for Leica Backpack Capsule can be pre-ordered now for $299.

Peak Design have teamed up with Leica and released the "Peak Design for Leica Backpack Capsule". This consists of a Backpack, Cuff and Leash from Peak Design with signature red stitching and a ‘red dot’. The Peak Design for Leica Backpack Capsule can be pre-ordered now for $299.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hoya ULTRA-PRO and NX-10 Filters

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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Hoya have introduced two new filter ranges in the UK. ULTRA-PRO is the new top of the range consumer filter that is both scratch and stain resistant, while NX-10 is aimed at the beginner and serious amateur photographer.

Hoya have introduced two new filter ranges in the UK. ULTRA-PRO is the new top of the range consumer filter that is both scratch and stain resistant, while NX-10 is aimed at the beginner and serious amateur photographer.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Manfrotto Aviator Bags for DJI Mavic Pro Platinum Drone

Mark Goldstein | Accessories , Drones
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Manfrotto has introduced two new bags for the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum drone. The Aviator Hover-25 is a professional backpack built to carry an aerial and ground camera and personal gear. The Aviator M1 Sling provides a choice of carrying modes including a sling, waist pack and pouch.

Manfrotto has introduced two new bags for the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum drone. The Aviator Hover-25 is a professional backpack built to carry an aerial and ground camera and personal gear. The Aviator M1 Sling provides a choice of carrying modes including a sling, waist pack and pouch.

Magic Lens Cap Creates Perfect White Balance

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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globellColor is launching a lens cap that will double as a white-balance card. The Magic Lens Cap has one side with areas that are white, non-reflective black and 18 percent gray. 

globellColor is launching a lens cap that will double as a white-balance card. The Magic Lens Cap has one side with areas that are white, non-reflective black and 18 percent gray. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Save Over £130 on ​Datacolor Spyder Products

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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You can now save over £130 on Datacolor Spyder products until December 22nd 2017. 

You can now save over £130 on Datacolor Spyder products until December 22nd 2017. 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Vixari Tripod for Smartphones, DSLRs and GoPros

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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The Vixari is an ultra-portable and multifunctional tripod for smartphones, DSLR cameras, and GoPros. Described as a "next-generation game-changer in the tripod market, Vixari is compatible with a range of cameras, whether it’s a smartphone, a DLSR camera or a GoPro. Vixari has launched on Kickstarter, where the earliest backers may pre-order theirs at up to 50% off of the future retail price.

The Vixari is an ultra-portable and multifunctional tripod for smartphones, DSLR cameras, and GoPros. Described as a "next-generation game-changer in the tripod market, Vixari is compatible with a range of cameras, whether it’s a smartphone, a DLSR camera or a GoPro. Vixari has launched on Kickstarter, where the earliest backers…

Monday, November 6, 2017

​B+W Filters Launches Square Filter Holder

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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B+W Filters has introduced a new filter holder that fits 100 x 100 x 2mm square filters.

The new B+W Filter Holder is priced at £94.95, with the rings being £24.95 each.

B+W Filters has introduced a new filter holder that fits 100 x 100 x 2mm square filters. The new B+W Filter Holder is priced at £94.95, with the rings being £24.95 each.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Benro HD Series 3-way Heads

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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Benro has launched a series of three, HD Series 3-way heads, which are based on the original HD series, but with several key upgrades including full Arca-Swiss compatibility. Pricing starts from £72.00.

Benro has launched a series of three, HD Series 3-way heads, which are based on the original HD series, but with several key upgrades including full Arca-Swiss compatibility. Pricing starts from £72.00.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Tenba Solstice Backpacks Offer All-day Carrying Comfort and Stylish Protection

Mark Goldstein | Accessories
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The brand new Tenba Solstice backpack range are designed to ensure all-day carrying comfort, with security-minded rear access for the travelling photographer.

The brand new Tenba Solstice backpack range are designed to ensure all-day carrying comfort, with security-minded rear access for the travelling photographer.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Tenba DNA 15 Backpack

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Tenba today launched the DNA 15 Backpack. Stylish and discrete as a camera bag, the new DNA backpack provides lightweight (just 1.7kg) flexible protection for an array of photographic kit. With two main compartments – a roll top section for general outdoor gear, plus a removable camera insert for hardware, the backpack can also accommodate a laptop (up to 15 inch) and features an easy access front pocket perfect for accessories including batteries, media cards, phone and keys. The Tenba DNA 15 Backpacks are available now for £165.

Tenba today launched the DNA 15 Backpack. Stylish and discrete as a camera bag, the new DNA backpack provides lightweight (just 1.7kg) flexible protection for an array of photographic kit. With two main compartments – a roll top section for general outdoor gear, plus a removable camera insert for hardware…

Tenba Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Two Limited-edition Bags

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Tenba have announced the addition of two Special Edition versions of their DNA 8 & DNA 15 Slim messenger bags. The Tenba Messenger DNA 8 (£80) holds a compact system camera, 2-3 lenses and a tablet such as an iPad Mini. Capable of carrying a mirrorless or DSLR camera with 4-6 lenses, the much larger Messenger DNA 15 Slim (£120) is able to take a DSLR with 70-200mm f2.8 lens attached – PLUS 15 inch laptop or tablet. Both of these limited-edition bags are available now from selected retailers.

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Tenba have announced the addition of two Special Edition versions of their DNA 8 & DNA 15 Slim messenger bags. The Tenba Messenger DNA 8 (£80) holds a compact system camera, 2-3 lenses and a tablet such as an iPad Mini. Capable of carrying a…

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Manfrotto Announce Christmas Promotion

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Manfrotto have announced their 2017 festive giveaway promotion. Available on selected products across the Manfrotto and Lastolite by Manfrotto range, the Christmas promotion starts on the 23rd October and will run to the 31st December 2017. The offer spans a range of products and is available from all qualifying Manfrotto dealers in the UK. Click through / read on for the full list of free gifts available on the Complete Christmas offer.

Manfrotto have announced their 2017 festive giveaway promotion. Available on selected products across the Manfrotto and Lastolite by Manfrotto range, the Christmas promotion starts on the 23rd October and will run to the 31st December 2017. The offer spans a range of products and is available from all qualifying Manfrotto…

Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Peak Design have launched the smallest bag in their Everyday line. The new Everyday Sling 5L, which can be used as either a fanny pack or - as its name suggests - a sling, can accommodate a CSC kit, a DSLR with a single lens, or a DJI Mavic/Spark drone (though obviously not all of them at the same time). A weatherproof zip provides quick inner access without removing the bag from your body. FlexFold dividers allow customisable organisation and protection. A padded tablet sleeve holds most tablets up to 11" and the inner flap compartment contains 4 small stretchy pockets for batteries and cards. The Peak Design Everyday Sling 5L bag is available for $99.95.

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Peak Design have launched the smallest bag in their Everyday line. The new Everyday Sling 5L, which can be used as either a fanny pack or - as its name suggests - a sling, can accommodate a CSC kit, a DSLR with a single lens, or a DJI Mavic/Spark drone…

Monday, October 30, 2017

Benro Launches Special-Edition iFoto Kit

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Benro has launched a pair of special-edition tripods.The new iFoto kits come in two versions – a super lightweight carbon fibre model weighing in at just 1.41kg and an aluminium version coming in at 1.64kg. Both models – which come complete with a Benro ball head – are capable of supporting up to 8kg of camera equipment – so suitable for both DSLRs and CSCs. Mark Hoskins, Benro Brand Manager said: ‘These special-edition iFoto tripod kits offer amazing value for money whilst retaining all the features and benefits of more expensive travel tripods. So if you’re in the market for a new tripod, don’t miss out on these great kits – but don’t hang around, availability is limited and they will sell quickly!’ Both models feature 5 leg sections making them even more compact when stowed, boasting a folded down length of just 36cm. The Benro iFoto also comes with a special price tag – with suggested prices for the aluminium kit available for around £130, and the 8-layer carbon fibre version at around £230.

Benro has launched a pair of special-edition tripods.The new iFoto kits come in two versions – a super lightweight carbon fibre model weighing in at just 1.41kg and an aluminium version coming in at 1.64kg. Both models – which come complete with a Benro ball head – are capable of…

Hahnemühle Cézanne Canvas 430gsm

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Cézanne Canvas is the latest addition to Hahnemühle' s range of high-quality canvases for digital FineArt Inkjet printing. This natural white 100% cotton 430gsm natural white 100% cotton canvas contains no optical brighteners (OBA's), and features a finely woven, elegant surface structure. The matte coating provides a first class printing result with a wide colour gamut and deep, rich blacks. The Hahnemühle Cézanne Canvas 430gsm provides extraordinary elasticity, making it ideal for stretcher frames. As with all Hahnemühle products from the Digital FineArt Collection, the new Cézanne Canvas is acid-free and archival, in accordance with ISO 9706 standards. It will be available "soon," in three different sizes.

Cézanne Canvas is the latest addition to Hahnemühle' s range of high-quality canvases for digital FineArt Inkjet printing. This natural white 100% cotton 430gsm natural white 100% cotton canvas contains no optical brighteners (OBA's), and features a finely woven, elegant surface structure. The matte coating provides a first class printing…

Friday, October 27, 2017

X-Rite i1Studio

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories , Software
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X-Rite have announced the i1Studio, an all new start-to-finish colour management solution that delivers expert results from capture to print. The package comprises the i1Studio all-in-one spectrophotometer, i1Studio software; X-Rite’s market leading ColorChecker camera calibration tools and the ColorTRUE mobile app for iOS devices. “Photographers tell stories with their pictures. Along with light, colour plays an essential role in telling these stories. We want to make sure that story is told as perfectly as possible, whether it’s colour, or black and white,” said Liz Quinlisk, Marketing Director Photo & Video, X-Rite. “Managing colour should be easy with getting accurate repeatable results every time as the ultimate goal. i1Studio provides an intuitive, start-to-finish colour management solution for every device in our users’ workflow so they can easily achieve this goal and get amazing results.”

X-Rite have announced the i1Studio, an all new start-to-finish colour management solution that delivers expert results from capture to print. The package comprises the i1Studio all-in-one spectrophotometer, i1Studio software; X-Rite’s market leading ColorChecker camera calibration tools and the ColorTRUE mobile app for iOS devices. “Photographers tell stories with their pictures…

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Synology DiskStation DS218play, DS218j, and DS118

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Synology today launched DS218play, DS218j, and DS118, three NAS servers with media streaming, file sharing, and data backup features. The DS118 (pictured) is a new 1-bay tower NAS, equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM. With its hardware encryption engine, the DS118 ($179.99) offers encrypted sequential reading/writing throughput at over 110 MB/s. It also supports 10-bit H.265 4K video transcoding on the fly. The DS218j ($169.99)features a dual-core 1.3 GHz processor with a hardware encryption engine and 512 MB RAM, delivering sequential reading throughput at over 113 MB/s and writing throughput at over 112 MB/s. The DS218play is equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor with a hardware encryption engine and 1 GB RAM, delivering encrypted sequential reading/writing throughput at over 110 MB/s. Powered by a hardware transcoding engine, the DS218play ($229.99) supports real-time single channel 10-bit H.265 4K Ultra HD or single channel full HD video transcoding. The new NAS servers are available worldwide immediately.

Synology today launched DS218play, DS218j, and DS118, three NAS servers with media streaming, file sharing, and data backup features. The DS118 (pictured) is a new 1-bay tower NAS, equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM. With its hardware encryption engine, the DS118 ($179.99) offers encrypted…

Novoflex NEX-Retro Reversing Adapter

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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The new NEX-RETRO reversing adapter from Novoflex enables users with Sony E-Mount cameras to reverse mount their existing lenses to achieve closer focus. The Novoflex NEX-RETRO transfers all electronic functions such as aperture control, EXIF data and autofocus, from the reversed lens to the camera body as if it were mounted directly. In addition to reversing the lens on the camera, NEX-RETRO allows the Sony E-Mount system user to incorporate Novoflex bellows systems for even closer focus and greater magnification ratios. Available now, the Novoflex NEX-Retro reversing adapter carries a recommended retail price of $450.

The new NEX-RETRO reversing adapter from Novoflex enables users with Sony E-Mount cameras to reverse mount their existing lenses to achieve closer focus. The Novoflex NEX-RETRO transfers all electronic functions such as aperture control, EXIF data and autofocus, from the reversed lens to the camera body as if it were…

Manfrotto Befree Advanced Tripod Collection

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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Manfrotto has released Befree Advanced tripod collection. The tripods are sturdy yet portable with easy set-up and operation. They are built with the goal of providing a professional, sturdy solution for photographers using their CSCs and DSLR cameras on the go. The new Befree Advanced Collection has been designed with exciting features and includes two new models which feature the M-lock (twist lock) and the QPL Travel (lever lock). The new Befree Advanced M-lock (twist lock) is the brand-new tripod locking system built to provide a fast, easy to use and compact solution. The Befree Advanced QPL Travel lever lock is a brand-new, lighter version of the locks used by the 190 & 055 collections. These new leg locks make set-up and adjustment easy and secure, providing full stability in all configurations. Both tripods feature new ergonomic leg-angle selectors that are smartly positioned to enable right and left-handed photographers to change shooting perspectives intuitively. The new spider is designed to give maximum stability on all types of terrain whilst ensuring that the tripod is compact enough to fit perfectly into any travel luggage. The new Befree Advanced Collection is available at SRPs ranging from £174.95 to £219.95.

Manfrotto has released Befree Advanced tripod collection. The tripods are sturdy yet portable with easy set-up and operation. They are built with the goal of providing a professional, sturdy solution for photographers using their CSCs and DSLR cameras on the go. The new Befree Advanced Collection has been designed with…

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

InMotion Camera/Smartphone Slider

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories
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InMotion has created a fully automated digital slider for smartphone, GoPro and light mirrorless camera videography. In contrast to most camera sliders that are big, heavy, and expensive, InMotion is compact, light, and affordable. It can be mounted on a tripod, and users can attach their favourite accessories like lamps and microphones to it. Features include face-following, orbiting around a subject, time lapse, panoramic, and motion-triggered shooting leveraging an infrared gate and bluetooth sensors. Within the accompanying app, users can instantly stream video, make colour corrections, save your work to the cloud, and more. The InMotion Slider can also charge your smartphone via a fast USB charging port. The company today launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the commercialisation of the product.

InMotion has created a fully automated digital slider for smartphone, GoPro and light mirrorless camera videography. In contrast to most camera sliders that are big, heavy, and expensive, InMotion is compact, light, and affordable. It can be mounted on a tripod, and users can attach their favourite accessories like lamps…