More pictures are captured than ever before and most of those are shot on camera phones. There are several ways to get prints from your phone pictures but there are none to rival the Tomy KiiPix for speed and simplicity. It is a stand-alone, lightweight and compact device, making it ideal for the handbag, manbag, kid’s daysack or camera bag.
Memory cards are essential for modern day life, whether for use in a digital camera, phone, tablet, dashcam, drone or closed-circuit TV. Whatever their use speed, capacity and reliability are key needs.
Blackrapid is renowned for its across- the-chest straps. With excellent build quality, secure high quality fittings, design features and ease of use, its straps are some of the best camera straps of their type around.
PermaJet already has a formidable line-up of photographic quality papers. Indeed, its FB Mono Gloss Baryta 320 was voted by PN readers as last year’s Best Inkjet Paper: Photographic Finish.
Manfrotto’s Befree travel tripod range was recently refreshed with two new models; or rather one model with a choice of twist or lever leg locks. The Manfrotto Befree Advanced tripods are pretty much identical apart from that, both having four-section aluminium legs, a reversible centre column and being supplied with a Manfrotto 494 aluminium ball head.
Speedlights are compact and convenient and using them off camera is straightforward whether you want to work manually or in TTL. But if you want lots of studio-quality light on location, a battery-powered studio system such as the new Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL is the way to go. And for the first time in an Elinchrom system there’s the option of speedlight convenience in the form of TTL flash metering with the appropriate trigger.
A new service from My-Picture.co.uk means you can get your favourite photographs printed onto a flannel fleece blanket.
Will Cheung headed to the launch of the Profoto A1 in Stockholm, find out his first thoughts.
When you’re starting out in photography, especially landscape photography, neutral density (ND) filters are really important. All NDs are used to lower the amount of light entering the camera, and in that way they can make the difference between average and excellent shots.
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