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The Teris JQ40 Carbon Fibre Mini Jib is a lightweight, extremely portable extendable arm that can be set-up and ready to go in minutes. The JQ40 Mini Jib is designed to be used handheld, or mounted to a tripod/fluid head combination as shown in the lead image. With a folded length of only 131cm (4.3ft), and 2.5kg (5.5lbs) weight, it’s small enough and light enough to be easily transported just about anywhere you need to take it. When set up, the telescopic arm extends out to a maximum of 4m (14ft) giving you more than enough reach to get the…

The DJI Osmo Action Camera, released earlier this year, is the newest kid on the block in the world of action cameras, and a direct competitor to GoPro’s well established and popular Hero line. DJI Osmo Action Camera Given how new the Osmo Action is, we wanted to put it through its paces in a real world situation, but try something that we felt would show that the Osmo Action can be used for something more substantial than just capturing the action from your latest extreme sports adventure. So we put on our thinking caps, and decided to see if…

Launched with the tagline, “Live | Create | Anywhere”, the new Zhiyun Crane M2 is a compact 3-Axis stabilizer that is designed to work seamlessly across multiple device types including, smartphones, action cameras, compact cameras and lighter mirrorless cameras. The Zhiyun Crane M2 was designed to be as versatile as possible and is aimed at travelling filmmakers and vloggers. It’s compact size means that it can fit easily in an overhead bag or backpack. It features an up to 7 hour runtime, “enhanced camera control”, Bluetooth and WiFi control and an OLED display similar to the one found on the…

In the summer of 1969, Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong, became the first human to step foot on the surface of another celestial body, documenting the historic event with a silver Hasselblad Data Camera (HDC). Now, to commemorate this historic achievement, Hasselblad has launched the stunning, limited edition, matte black 907X Special Edition camera body and CFV II 50C digital back featuring “On the Moon Since 1969” anniversary text. Hasselblad 907X Medium Format Camera Body The 907X (announced in June) is the smallest medium format camera body Hasselblad has ever produced weighing in at only 206g. The body (essentially frame…

The first thing you’ll notice about the new Ronin-SC 3-axis gimbal stabilizer is its size, or, more precisely, the lack of it. The C in its name stands for “compact,” and it’s super-light, too, weighing in at just 1.1kg. But these aren’t limitations. These are its strengths, because this new gimbal is designed specifically for lightweight mirrorless cameras, and for many of today’s photographers, it’s the piece of gear they’ve been waiting for. The existing Ronin-S is perfectly capable of accommodating mirrorless models, too, but this new stabilizer is simply better proportioned for the task at hand. The new Ronin-SC…

It’s not every day that Sony announces a new full-frame model; rarer still when it comes with a massive 61-megapixel sensor. In fact, it’s never been done before. Yes, get ready to welcome the world’s first, the a7R IV. The actual launch is still weeks away, but here’s what we know about the new a7R IV so far. Along with that powerful back-illuminated BSI-CMOS image sensor, it’s packed with other impressive features, too, including: 5-axis in-body image stabilization, a 567-point hybrid AF system with real-time eye, human and animal AF, plus the ability to shoot at 10 fps with continuous…

In move that seems to have taken everyone by surprise, Sigma has announced they have developed what they are calling the “world’s smallest and lightest ‘pocketable full-frame’ camera” for both still and video applications, the Sigma fp. In terms of normal full-frame camera standards, the Sigma fp is tiny, measuring 112.6×69.9×43.3mm (4.4×2.75×1.7inches) and weighing only 422g (0.9lbs) with the battery included. In comparison, Sony’s smallest full-frame camera measure It features a back illuminated 35mm full-frame Bayer sensor with 24.6 effective megapixels encased in a die-cast aluminium alloy body that is sealed on 42 points against dust and splashes. On the…

Canon has announced two new premium digital point-and-shoot cameras, the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and G5 X Mark II. Both cameras feature 20.1-megapixel 1-inch stacked CMOS sensors supported by Canon’s DIGIC 8 image processor and the ability to shoot at up to 20fps. They are also capable of capturing 4K/30p, Full HD 1080/60p (up to 120p), HDR and high frame rate footage with no crop and feature 180º up tilting (45º down) “selfie” screens that allow you to view yourself while shooting. Canon PowerShot G7 X III The successor to the popular G7 X II, the G7 X III…

The Village of Watkins Glen is well known for its auto racing history, hosting the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen rock festival back in 1973 (setting a world record with it’s 600,000 person attendance) and it’s uniquely beautiful and photogenic State Park. Situated at the south end of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, Watkins Glen is an easy 5 or so hour drive from Toronto that takes you through some of the historic (War of 1812) towns, villages and hamlets of that can be found in Upper New York State. Watkins Glen State Park…

Originally announced back in February, the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens is a full-frame, compact, large aperture, ultra wide-angle zoom lens that Tamron is calling the smallest in its class. Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens Designed specifically for Sony E-Mount mirrorless cameras, the new lens features a filter diameter of 67mm, weighs only 420 g (14.8 oz) and measures 99mm (3.9 in) in length. The lens body features an internal zoom mechanism, is moisture-resistant and the lens face has a hydrophobic Fluorine Coating that repels fingerprints and dirt. The optical design is made up of 13…

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