Smartphone photographers often see little point in carrying both phone and camera for picture making, but more and more come away wanting better image quality and more shooting flexibility. The Sony QX1 offers true mirrorless camera capability in a compact, “bodyless” solution. The unit attaches to a smartphone with an easy adapter or it can … Read more

Canon IXUS (ELPH) 160/165/170

Canon has gone against the tide that supposedly swept away the possibility of new and exciting entrants in this camera category, and has done so with compact and very affordable units that provide what cameraphones lack: long range optical zoom and stunning image quality. For example, the IXUS 170 is an exceptionally slim camera (only … Read more

Nissin Air System

The Nissin Air System is a radio-transmission wireless flash that includes the company’s Di700A flash and Commander Air 1. The 2.4GHz radio transmission has a coverage of up to 30 metres (about 100 feet) and is uninterrupted by angle of view or normal obstacles that would plague optical wireless transmitters. Different transmission channels and radio … Read more

Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III

CSC cameras promise a lighter and more portable photographic experience. In line with this approach, Tamron has created a lightweight and compact MFT (Micro Four Thirds) compatible lens. Delivering an impressive (equivalent) focal length range of 28-300mm, the lens weighs a mere 285g (10.1 oz) with a 80.4mm (3.16 inches) in length (unextended). Constructed of … Read more

Canson Infinity Photo Lustre Premium RC 310 gsm

The quality of an inkjet print is of course dependent on the skill of the printmaker and the content of the image, but having a paper that will deliver optimal results can be just as important. Canson Infinity Photo Lustre Premium RC 310 gsm offers a flexible and sturdy weight of 310 gsm (grams per … Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark ll

Housed in a dustproof, splashproof and freeze-proof magnesium alloy body, the 16.1MP 4/3 Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII processor of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II delivers a wide array of creative imaging options and an ISO up to 25,600. The camera sports a 2.36M-dot EVF (electronic viewfinder) and a 3-inch 1,037K-dot swivel touchscreen … Read more

Think Thank Photo Airport International� LE Classic

Flying has become less pleasant for photographers as carry-on restrictions have become more stringent. Being able to use a well-built roller camera bag specifically designed for airline travel, which meets both US and international carrier carry-on specifications and has TSA-approved combination zipper locks for security, certainly makes that part of travel more pleasant. The roller … Read more

Epson EH-LS10000 Projector

With almost all cameras providing Full HD video and many now with 4K as well, the EH-LS10000 Projector is a model that will match the needs of the most discriminating viewer. This projector features 4K enhancement for increased sharpness, an unprecedented Absolute Black contrast ratio, and delivers Color and White Brightness at 1500 lumens. The … Read more

Panasonic LUMIX DMC LX100

For enthusiasts who want both a quality still and video camera, the LX100 has a 12.8MP 4/3-inch High-Sensitivity MOS sensor, and the ability to record 4K video. The LX100 has an integral 24-75mm (equivalent) f/1.7-2.8 Leica DC Vario-Summilux lens and numerous control and exposure dials that allow for complete control over still imaging, including the … Read more

UniqBall Ball Head

Ball heads are both practical and versatile for a wide range of shooting situations and terrain, making them a prime choice for nature and outdoor photographers. UniqBall has expanded on the concept by creating a ball head that combines traditional functionality with that of a gimbal head, a pan and tilt head, and a fluid … Read more