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The new Profoto B10 battery-powered strobe is relatively tiny compared to other similar portable lighting systems. How tiny you ask? Well, according to Profoto, it’s only slightly larger than a medium sized zoom lens, which means you’ll be easily able to throw it into your kit bag and take just about anywhere. Profoto B10 250 AirTTL Weighing in at only 1.5 kg (that includes the battery and stand adapter), the B10 opens up a world of possibilities for location shooting. The B10 can be mounted on a camera tripod as easily as it would on a light stand, meaning you…

After months of rumours, the Nikon Z Series, consisting of two full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z6 and Z7, a handful of lenses and a lens adapter that will allow you to continue using your existing Nikon glass has finally been announced. Nikon Z Series Cameras Appearance wise, you’d be hard pressed to tell the difference between the two camera bodies and as you can see below, apart from the Z 7 and Z 6 logos on the bottom front left of the cameras, there really isn’t a difference. On the outside, both cameras feature a nice deep hand grip and…

With it’s long and storied history, Leica is the camera brand that street photographers around the world have coveted the most due to their minimalist beauty and high-quality builds. And we are happy to say that the new Leica M10-P proudly continues that tradition. Leica M10-P As with most Leica cameras, the thing that makes M10-P appealing to street (and other) photographers is its discreet size and minimal design. Adding to the minimalist design is the fact that Leica made the decision to remove their classic red-dot logo from the camera, a move that might cause some division with hardcore…

In Ep. 4 of our on going series Walk/Talk, Vistek’s Video Producer Dale Sood dives in to discuss what tech specs really mean and which ones you should really care about. Walk/Talk Ep. 4: The Truth About Tech Specs “Inside the hood of a modern camera are a lot of intimidating numbers. Bit depth, resolution, chroma, sensor readout, low pass filters…. the list goes on. How do you know which specs to care about and which ones to discard? In this episode we address the most common questions by customers and commentators. We dive into the engine and find out…

Alberta based fashion & editorial photographer Lisa Marie shares her insights from a career that has been all about evolution, while creating a style that is uniquely her own. The photographer you start as is not the photographer you become – so how can you become the photographer you want to be? Our interview with Lisa-Marie and accompanying footage was shot during our Canon sponsored CONTACT Photography Festival Fashion Photography event at Astrolab Studios in Toronto. The Evolving Photographer w/ Lisa-Marie McGinn About Lisa-Marie McGinn Scottish-born Lisa-Marie McGinn is currently based in Alberta. She specializes in fashion, beauty and conceptual…

So a few years ago, Nikon released their Coolpix P900 Superzoom camera boasting a 83x optical zoom (2,000mm equivalent) and 166x (4,000mm equivalent) enhanced digital zoom that was able to take pretty amazing close up images and Full HD 1080p video of the surface of the moon without having to use a telescope… Now, Nikon has upped the ante in the Superzoom arena once again with the announcement of the Coolpix P1000 with a superzoom lens capable of 125x (24-3,000mm equivalent) optical zoom and a mind-blowing 250x (6,000mm equivalent) enhanced digital zoom. It features the same 1/2.3in, 16MP sensor as…

In our Sony RX100 Mark VI review, Vistek Video Producer Dale Sood compares the features (perhaps a little unfairly, but why not…) of the new RX100 Mark VI with Sony’s flagship full-frame mirrorless a9. Read more about the Sony RX100 Mark VI features in our previous postThe new Sony RX100 Mark VI boasts the fastest AF in the world, of ANY camera; and the RX100 line has always been a pro favourite point & shoot. This new version shares the same Bionz-X processor as the A9, a camera 4 times its price so we paired the two unlikely cameras together to find…

Fujifilm has released its latest firmware updates for the X-H1 and X-T2 as well as giving their Camera Remote App a refresh so it will work with the X-E3 and X-H1 cameras. All updates are available now via the respective links below. FUJIFILM X-H1 Firmware Update (Ver.1.1.0) – Available Now Addition of Focus Bracketing allows the photographer to shoot focus distance bracketing of up to 999 frames. Compatible with new cinema lenses FUJINON MKX18-55mmT2.9 and FUJINON MKX50-135mmT2.9. Enlarged and customizable indicators and information in the viewfinder and/or LCD monitor. Users can also customize the location of where information is shown on…

In episode ten of our ongoing YouTube series, World Class, Vistek video producer Dale Sood Skypes with British street photographer Craig Reilly. In our 10th episode Dale speaks with British street photographer Craig Reilly who’s meteoric success is only outpaced by the growth of Street Photography International (SPi), a collective of street photographers he helped build. SPi hosts millions of impressions monthly on their Instagram account and has a quickly growing base of over 350,000 followers making it one of the largest street photography accounts on Instagram. Craig shares with us how those results were achieved in under two years, and what makes…

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