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Profoto B10 – Powerful Light From A Small Portable Package

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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…

Nikon Z Series – Z 7 and Z 6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

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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…

Leica M10-P – Taking Stealthy Photography to the Next Level

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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…

Weekly Crop Product Reviews – New Episodes Every Friday

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Each week on Weekly Crop, we review and discuss a variety of different products and share our thoughts with you. Remember to check back every Friday to catch the latest instalment. Vistek Weekly Crop Product Reviews To watch all of our videos, check out the Vistek YouTube channel.

The New Nikon Coolpix P1000 Boasts A Mind Blowing 125x Optical Zoom

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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…

Fujifilm Releases Firmware Updates for X-H1 | X-T2 | Camera Remote App

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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…

Sony RX100 VI: World’s Fastest (in Class) AF Speed & 24-200mm Lens

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The newly announced Sony RX100 VI Cyber-Shot features a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* 24-200mm lens, 24fps continuous shooting mode, and what Sony says is the world’s fastest AF speeds in its class. Sony RX100 VI Features The RX100 VI features a 1-inch, stacked 20.1-megapixel Exmore RS CMOS sensor with an improved BIONZ X image processor allowing for a continuous shooting rate of up to 24fps,  better low light performance and faster AF/AE detection. As mentioned, the RX100 VI offers 24fps at full resolution with full AF/AE tracking and is capable of buffering up to 233 photos at a time. The Hybrid AF…

DJI Announces Updated Phantom 4 Pro v2.0 Quadcopter

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With very little fanfare, DJI has quietly announced their latest quadcopter, the Phantom 4 Pro v2.0. While it features essentially the same specs as their popular Phantom 4 Pro, the 4 Pro v2.0 does offer a few minor updates that we will discuss here. Phantom 4 Pro v2.0 Updates Propellers DJI claims that the newly designed quick-release propeller design will reduce prop noise by up to 60% when compared to the the 4 Pro as well as making it slightly more aerodynamic. Video Transmission System/New Remote Unlike previous Phantom versions that utilize DJI’s Lightbridge transmission system, the 4 Pro V2.0…

Canon 470EX-AI – World’s First Flash with Auto Intelligent Bounce

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Let’s face it, flashes can be intimidating and confusing for photographers who haven’t mastered using them. Well, Canon’s newest Speedlite, the 470EX-AI, was designed to take all the guess work out of it by using artificial intelligence to do the leg work for you. Official Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI with Auto Intelligent Bounce Introduction The Speedlite 470EX-AI Flash could help alleviate the stigma attached to flash photography as being too difficult, while serving as a gateway for photographers looking to expand their skill set, especially those who recently stepped up from smartphone photography.” – CanonThe 470EX-AI features three different modes, completely…

NAB News: New Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

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Blackmagic Design has always pushed the boundaries, both with the design of and the technology found within their cameras and the new Pocket Cinema Camera 4K announced at NAB Show this week continues this trend. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Looking like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (PCC-4K) features a stunning all black, carbon fibre poly-carbonate composite body that quite simply put, looks like nothing else currently on the market. The PCC-4K is still small when compared to other cinema cameras, but with the redesigned body it’s larger than the original and that’s…

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