Phottix Introduces Nuada VLED Lighting Series

The LED lighting solutions are designed for video work, portraiture and product photography
LED lighting
Phottix Nuada P VLED Light Phottix builds upon its original VLED lights with the introduction of a new series of continuous LED lighting solutions, the Nuada VLED Video LED Light. There are currently two models in the line—the Nuada S VLED ($85), suitable for video work, portraiture or product photography, and the Nuada P VLED ($95), a strip-style... Read more

Hasselblad H6D-100c Digital Back Available As Stand-Alone

With a 100 MP CMOS sensor and the ability to capture up to 15 stops of dynamic range, the back can be used with other medium- and large-format cameras
medium-format cameras
Hasselblad has announced that the H6D-100c digital back is now available as a stand-alone. With a 100-megapixel 53.4 x 40.0mm CMOS sensor and the ability to capture up to 15 stops of dynamic range at 16-bit, the back can be used with third-party medium-format, large-format and technical cameras. The H6D camera systems were introduced last year. The... Read more

Mountainsmith Updates TAN Series Bags

The line features five rugged pieces, designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard
camera bags
Outdoor adventure company Mountainsmith also makes excellent camera bags, and the company has just updated its TAN series of bags, for “Tough as Nails.” Featuring five rugged pieces, the line was designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard, who requires gear that matches the rigors of his backcountry photo shoots. Sold separately,... Read more

Synology DiskStation DS418play NAS

The just-launched 4-bay network-attached storage device features a new dual-core 2 GHz processor that supports two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding in real time
network-attached storage
Synology, maker of a wide series of storage solutions, has just released the new DiskStation DS418play. The 4-bay network-attached storage device updates the previous model, with a new Intel Celeron dual-core 2 GHz processor that supports two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding in real time simultaneously. The result is 4K video that can be... Read more

GoPro Launches HERO6 Black And Fusion Cameras

The HERO features a custom-engineered GP1 processor, with 4K 60/1080p 240 video capability, and the Fusion is a 5.2K spherical camera; also announced are updates to the Karma drone and new accessories
GoPro cameras
GoPro HERO6 Black We’re in San Francisco at GoPro’s global launch event today and have been updating live, and the big news from the company is the introduction of the HERO6 Black camera. Also announced at the event are updates to the Karma drone, the official launch of the 5.2K spherical Fusion camera and three new accessories. The new HERO6 Black... Read more

Live: GoPro Global Launch Event

Big news is brewing at the camera maker, as it gets ready to announce new products. Watch the event live now!
GoPro cameras
We’re at GoPro’s global launch event at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The camera maker’s CEO and founder Nick Woodman is set to announce new products and additional news, and you can watch the event live. Live updates will appear below the livestream video, from oldest to newest during the event, so refresh for updates. 9:03... Read more

“Designed Environment” Photography Exhibit At The G2 Gallery

Depicting patterns in natural and urban landscapes, the work of Ansel Adams, Art Wolfe and other notable photographers will be on display in Venice, CA, October 12-December 23, 2017
photography exhibit
Photo by Art Wolfe The G2 Gallery in Venice, California, is presenting a new photography exhibit “Designed Environment,” showcasing the work of photographers who have turned their lenses on the visual patterns in the world, both in natural and urban landscapes, to create compelling images of our environment. Photo by Matthew Kuhns Running October... Read more

Polaroid Introduces Flexible LED Lighting Panel

The new versatile 5600K accessory is lightweight, bendable and foldable
LED lighting solutions are especially appealing due to their versatility, light weight and low cost. Polaroid adds to the mix with the introduction of its new LED lighting panel. The light source is shapeable, bendable and foldable, making it a versatile accessory for photographers and videographers. Suitable for indoor and outdoor shoots, as a main... Read more

Hasselblad Releases Phocus 3.3

The current update to the image-processing software features improved performance and integrated control of broncolor flashes
image-editing software
Hasselblad has released Phocus 3.3, the current update to the company’s image-processing software. With version 3.3, photographers will see improved performance when processing files, in addition to integrate control of broncolor flashes. As for improved performance, Hasselblad says users should see export speeds two to four times faster, faster image... Read more

SKB Cases Introduces New Sizes In Roto-Molded Tripod Case Series

Four new additions to the line join two Classic models
SKB Cases has introduced new sizes in its rugged Roto-Molded Tripod Case series, with four additions joining the two Classic models.
SKB Cases has introduced new sizes in its Roto-Molded Tripod Case series, with the four new additions to the line joining the company’s two Classic models. SKB makes some of our favorite hard-shell cases for camera gear, and their tripod cases are similarly well built. Here’s a specs snapshot of the new cases: Roto-Molded 24” Tripod Case (1SKB-R2411),... Read more

Phase One Announces Capture One Pro 10.2, SPECTRUM Styles Pack

V10.2 gets new tools, updates camera and lens support, and fixes bugs, while the film-inspired Styles Pack lets creatives color-grade their images without affecting exposure or contrast
photo-editing software
The core benefits of working with Phase One’s Capture One Pro RAW imaging software center around image quality and organization, as we noted in our recent hands-on review. With the release of Capture One Pro 10.2 and the new SPECTRUM Styles Pack, which builds on the Capture One Styles Packs introduced earlier this year, Phase One continues to refine... Read more

Lensbaby Debuts Sweet 80 And Creative Bokeh Optics

New lens options for shooting portraits, landscapes and other compositions with creative bokeh effects
Lensbaby continues to expand its offerings for photographers, debuting two new optics—the Sweet 80 and Creative Bokeh—for shooting portraits, landscapes and other compositions using the lens maker’s creative bokeh effects. Available on its own ($199.95) or as a kit with the Composer Pro II ($379.95), the Sweet 80 is designed to create razor-sharp... Read more