Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R

With equivalent coverage of 21mm (35mm format), the Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R is built with 10 elements in 7 groups and includes 2 aspherical elements and 3 extra-low dispersion elements, plus incorporates a 7-bladed diaphragm. Designed with Fujifilm cameras in mind, the lens has a short back focus distance which helps eliminate vignetting and … Read more

Profoto Pro-B4 1000 Air

The Profoto Pro-B4 1000 Air is designed to handle the toughest shoots and deliver groundbreaking features that expand the photographer’s creative freedom. These features include extremely short flash durations down to 1/25,000 second, fast full power recycling time of 1 second, and delivery of up to 30 flashes?per second at lower power settings. Made for … Read more

Giottos Silk Road YTL, series

Tripod portability is always an issue and an occasional hindrance to use, a situation that this new series from Giotto addresses with a new centre column concept. The key is the new Y-Tube centre column that is designed to be 30% more compact when folded and lighter when compared to similar models. The main benefit … Read more

Samsung 45mm f1.8 (2D/3D) lens

The first 3D one-lens system for a consumer camera, the Samsung 45mm f/1.8 3D lens (near 70mm 35mm equivalent) for the company?s NX300 camera (and perhaps others to follow) can also be set for 2D capture. To capture 3D images the user activates the 3D switch and a secondary lens group comes into play, which … Read more

GoPro Hero 3

The WiFi enabled GoPro Hero 3 is wearable and “gear-mountable”, waterproof to 197 feet (60m) with supplied housing, and can capture with a wide range of video frame rates plus 12MP stills at up to 30 fps. The video options allow the user to record in slow motion or in higher resolution, if desired. The … Read more

Samsung F8000 Smart LED 2D/3D TV

Viewing photos and video on a TV is not something new; what is new is the ability to use the TV as a way to interact with images and share them on social networks, work with apps, and use the TV as an image hub with numerous devices as inputs and controls. With models capable … Read more

ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Mono Silk

Designed specifically for printing of monochrome images (although certainly capable of receiving colour), this acid- and lignin-free fibre-based, 270gsm inkjet paper is available in both sheet and roll stock and can be used with both pigment and dye-based inkjet printers. As befitting an inkjet paper aimed at monochrome printmakers, Mono Silk has a high Dmax … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Camera

The 16MP Samsung Galaxy redefines the “connected” camera genre, being a hybrid camera/tablet that allows for simple access to sharing sites, social media and web connection. The impressive 4.8-inch HD LCD dominates the back of the camera and allows for easy viewing of all the apps a user might want, including those pre-installed and those … Read more

Leica M (Typ 240)

The 24MP full frame CMOS sensor in the Leica M allows for Live View shooting and Full HD video recording, ISO sensitivity up to 6400, and works in coordination with the same image processor found in the company’s larger format S camera. The 3-inch, 920k-dot monitor allows for “Live View Focusing”, which can be used … Read more

Samsung Smart Camera NX300

Samsung?s NX300 has a brand new 20.3MP CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 100-25,600 and a Hybrid AF system. The camera can support Full HD 1080p HD video (and stills) in both 2D and 3D, the latter requiring an appropriate Samsung lens. WiFi connectivity is available with the downloadable Samsung SMART CAMERA app, which … Read more