Retrofit Quick Release Plug Adapter From ProMediaGear

The Arca-type adapter converts camera straps easily, so photographers can move quickly from shooting handheld to working with a tripod and ballhead strap-free
ProMediaGear camera strap adapter
ProMediaGear has released a handy new accessory, the #SS2P3 Retrofit Quick Release Adapter, an Arca-type adapter that easily converts your camera strap. The adapter is designed to allow photographers to move quickly from shooting handheld to working with a tripod and ballhead strap-free, and then back again, so more time can be spent on getting the... Read more

Gitzo Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Two Limited-Edition Travel Tripods

The 100-Year Anniversary Edition and the Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod are available now in 1917 and 100 pieces, respectively, worldwide
Gitzo tripods
Gitzo 100-Year Anniversary Edition Tripod Gitzo has been innovating professional camera gear since 1917, and in honor of its 100th anniversary, the company is releasing two limited-edition travel tripods—the 100-Year Anniversary Edition and the Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod. Built for travel with their compact and lightweight form factor, both... Read more

Explore Europeana Photography

The photographic archive—with a searchable database of more than 2.3 million items from European collections—is part of the Europeana Collections website
Europeana Photography
Venedig – Canale Grande (1929) by Nicola Perscheid. Staatliche Landesbildstelle Hamburg, Sammlung zur Geschichte der Photographie, erworben, 1972 In 1826 or 1827, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce made the world’s first image in a camera, or at least the earliest known surviving photograph. “View from the Window at Le Gras” was taken from an upstairs... Read more

OWC Introduces SMART Alec Disk Utility For Mac

Available now in a free Beta, the tool is designed to predict drive failures; a Windows version is in development
disk failure
Modern hard drives have built-in diagnostic tools to warn of a drive failure before it happens, called S.M.A.R.T (which stands for Smart Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology), but few users know it’s there. By analyzing the performance of components in the drive, it’s possible to tell if a drive is likely to fail in much the same way that... Read more

Nikon Releases 100th Anniversary Gear

The commemorative and special collection products will be available for order through August 31, 2017
Nikon 100th anniversary
Since 1917, Nikon has been at the forefront of imaging technology. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the company is releasing a series of commemorative and special collection gear in appreciation of photographers, creatives and customers from around the globe. Orders will be accepted beginning June 15 and go through August 31, 2017. The commemorative... Read more

Premiere Pro 11.1.2 Available Now

Adobe’s update includes support for 10-bit formats of the Panasonic LUMIX GH5, plus important performance enhancements and bug fixes
Adobe Premiere Pro 11.1.2
Adobe has released an update for Premiere Pro CC 2017, available immediately. Premiere Pro 11.1.2 includes support for 10-bit formats of the Panasonic LUMIX GH5—Adobe notes this is a critical and highly recommended update for creatives—as well as performance enhancements and bug fixes. The most important improvement is found in the Media Cache.... Read more

PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Registration Open

Sign up by July 11 to receive best pricing for the largest photography and imaging show in North America
PhotoPlus Expo
The PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is open for registration, and photographers who sign up by July 11 will receive early bird pricing. The conference runs October 25-28, 2017, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Whether you’re a working pro or an enthusiast photographer, there’s a wide breadth of seminars, classes and events... Read more

Manfrotto Announces Pro Light Bumblebee Camera Bag Series

The versatile backpacks and messengers are designed for pros and enthusiasts shooting both photos and video on outdoor adventures
Manfrotto Pro Light Bumblebee camera bags
Manfrotto Bumblebee-230 PL Backpack The new Pro Light Bumblebee camera bag series from Manfrotto is an update to the company’s previous line of Bumblebee packs, which in turn updated the legendary Kata Bumblebee bags that were popular when the Kata and Manfrotto bag lines merged. We’ve just received our samples, so look for our hands-on review of... Read more

Benro Releases Aero 7 Video Tripod

Built for travel, the compact support is designed for filmmakers and videographers on the road and in the field
Benro Aero 7 video tripod
Benro expands the Aero family of video tripods with the release of the new Aero 7 travel video tripod, a compact support designed for filmmakers and videographers on the road and in the field. Small enough to carry in a backpack or airline carry-on, the portable tripod weighs 7.8 pounds and supports rigs weighing up to 15 pounds for creatives working... Read more

Tenba Roadie Rolling Cases Get An Upgrade

The series is designed for photographers and filmmakers, with professional looks and features while maintaining an understated profile
Tenba Roadie cases
Tenba has upgraded its Roadie series of rolling cases for photographers and filmmakers. Designed with professionals in mind, the line features pro looks and features while maintaining an understated profile. Eight models make up the series—the Roller 18, Roller 21, Hybrid Roller 21, Air Case Roller 21, Roller 24, HDSLR/Video Backpack 20-inch, HDSLR/Video... Read more

Phase One Introduces Capture One Styles Packs

The new editing tool is designed to optimize the imaging workflow for photographers and other creatives, from professionals to new Capture One users
Phase One Capture One Styles Packs
Capture One Styles Packs from Phase One: An example of four different Styles applied to the same image. Phase One has announced Capture One Styles Packs, designed to optimize the imaging workflow for photographers and other creatives. With this introduction, Phase One is releasing five Styles Packs—Cinematic (with 18 unique Styles), B&W (with... Read more

Adorama Screens Chris Burkard Documentary “Under an Arctic Sky”

Tickets are on sale for the June 8 screening of the adventure film, which follows Burkard and six surfers in remote northern Iceland
Chris Burkard
Adorama will host a June 8th New York City screening of the documentary film “Under an Arctic Sky,” which follows adventure photographer Chris Burkard and six surfers on the northern coast of Iceland. The film will have two seatings, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at the AMC Empire 25 Theater on W. 42nd Street. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival... Read more