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Kenro Reflecta RPL 306 LED: Cooler, Less Power Consumption, Longer Life

New Reflecta RPL 306 LED is a continuous studio lighting kit with 306 bright dimmable LEDs. It is not just cooler compared to a conventional studio lights, but also less power consumption and gives longer life.
The 306 is very light in weight (1200 g) since it has external power adapter. Other features are 6.500K color [...]

Olloclip’s Lenses and Case for iPhone 5S

Olloclip has introduced an additional quick-connect lenses and case for the new iPhone 5S. Olloclip uses precision ground glass multi-element optic for the lenses and its barrels are made from anodized aircraft grade aluminum. And its attachment is made from a soft plastic material to ensure a secure fit when attached to iPhone.
Olloclip 3-in-one photo [...]

New Cinema Lens from Tokina

Tokina seems to want to challenge cinema lens market with its latest product, AT-X 16-28mm T3.0. According to DPReview, this lens is the refinement to AT-X 16-2.8mm f/2.8 Pro FX now coming with manual focus, redesigned focus, zoom and aperture rings, and readable scales.
This lens has aperture T3.0 to T22 (equivalent to f/2.8 to f/22). [...]

Travel Photographer of the Year 2013, 7 Days Left to Enter

Submission for Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) 2013 photo contest will be closed on October 1, and you still have a week to submit your entries. This contest is run by photographers for photographers and open for all photographers worldwide at all ages.
TPOTY 2013 offers £ 5,000 for the overall winner, a range of [...]

Shooting Tips: Optimizing Shooting Angle in Macro Photography

Some say that position always determines the result, as well as in macro photography. Shooting angle or shooting position is very essential to create a good macro photo. If you make a little shift, it will result in different picture. It is caused by DoF (Depth of Field).
The best angle is 90-degree, or simply align [...]

New Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot G16

Fantasea has introduced an underwater housing for the new Canon PowerShot G16, named FG16. It is not just ideal for underwater, but also for outdoor photography since it is shock resistant and protects the camera from water, sand, dust, frost and other damaging elements.

FG16 is made from durable injection molded polycarbonate material with double O-ring [...]

A Camera Collector Arrested for Owning Old Spy Cameras

Alexander Komarov, an Ukranian camera collector, was arrested by the Security Service of Ukraine in Eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk for possessing two F-21 (Ajax-12) cameras. The F-21 is a famous Soviet-made photo camera for concealed use (espionage) made by the Krasnogorsk Mechanical Factory (KMF) in 1951 to mid-1990s.
As noted by Komarov in his website, [...]

Photo Competition Taking Part in River Sustainability

Initiated by the Directorate General of Water Resources, Ministry of Public Works, a photo competition entitled “Bersama Menjaga Sungai” (Together We Save River) offers prize of IDR 26 millions in total. It is free to enter for all Indonesian citizens and anyone residing in Indonesia.
Each submission may contain three photos in printed format (10R) and [...]

World’s First Waterproof Interchangeable Lens Camera & Lenses

Nikon has revealed its world’s first waterproof and rugged interchangeable lens camera and two Nikkor lenses from Nikon 1 system range. They are Nikon 1 AW1 compact system camera and two lenses dedicated for new Nikon 1 AW1, 1 Nikkor AW 11–27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 and 1 Nikkor AW 10mm f/2.8.
The Nikon 1 AW1 is not just waterproof [...]

Photo Contest to Win Adventure Trip to Puerto Rico

Supported by Talenthouse, Nokia and National Geographic’s photographer, Stephen Alvarez, call upon photographers all over the world for a chance to win a mentoring road trip to Puerto Rico in January 2014. Photos submitted must take inspiration from breathtaking landscapes, natural settings and wildlife.
The first round of submissions is open until October 10, 2013. Nokia [...]