2014 Product Showcase: Digital Imaging Accessories

Manfrotto Advanced and Pro Camera Bags Manfrotto’s Advanced and Pro camera bags sport a sleek Italian design. Varying in size, the Advanced line includes 12 bags from backpacks and slings to holsters and shoulder bags. The Pro line offers 14 products including backpacks, holsters, shoulder bags and a roller bag.   Advanced bags feature: bright coloring more »

Lexar High-Capacity 128GB and 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Lexar has increased capacities to it’s line of JumpDrive USB 3.0 flash drives, adding a 128GB option to the Lexar JumpDrive P10, JumpDrive S33, and JumpDrive S23, along with a 256GB option to the JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 flash drive. The increased capacities paired with the performance of USB 3.0 technology make these drives a more »

Sony QX Lens-Style Compact Cameras: Creative Photography for Mobile Devices

Merging the creative capabilities and image quality of a premium compact camera with the connectivity of a smartphone, Sony’s two “lens-style” QX series cameras are designed to bring “new levels of fun and creativity to the mobile photography experience.”   The Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 and DSC-QX10 utilize Wi-Fi connectivity to transform a connected smartphone into a more »

Nikon Expands Lens and Lighting Lineup

New AF-S DX Nikkor 18–140mm VR Lens The AF-S DX Nikkor 18–140mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR lens is geared for shooting everything from portraits to landscapes, providing a zoom lens option for DX-format DSLR owners. Employing four stops of Vibration Reduction image stabilization and a 7.8x zoom range, it aids users in capturing sharp handheld photos more »

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Advances Photography Workflow

Adobe announced the availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 for Mac OS and Windows, which is offered as an individual license or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. Designed for both photography enthusiasts and professionals alike, Lightroom 5 adds photo-editing capabilities to create more efficient workflows. “Lightroom was originally conceived through the requests of Adobe more »

Photodex Releases Sports and Action Effects Pack for ProShow 5

Photodex released its new Sports & Action Effects Pack for ProShow 5—a software tool designed to make it easy to create high-quality slideshows from photos, video clips and music with the flexibility to edit and customize them. The new effects pack, geared for creating sports slideshows, offers 15 sets of slide styles and 10 transitions. more »

Canon’s New Color imageCLASS Multifunction Printers Now Support AirPrint

Canon USA announced that two of its newest line of imageClass laser multifunction printers (MFPs) support AirPrint wireless printing from iPads, iPhones and the iPod touch. AirPrint allows users to wirelessly print photos, e-mails, web pages and documents without installing device drivers. AirPrint compatible Canon models include the Color imageClass MF8280Cw and MF8580Cdw laser multifunction more »

Pelican Products and OmegaBrandess Offer Pelican ProGear S130 Sport Elite Bag

Pelican Products and OmegaBrandess introduced the Pelican ProGear S130 Sport Elite laptop/camera divider backpack. The S130 features a removable padded divider set with a high-impact, protective polymer door to protect a camera body, extra lenses and flash equipment. Remove the padded dividers and the compartment becomes a travel pack large enough to fit a few more »

Toshiba to Release microSDHC Memory Cards for HD Content Viewing

Toshiba has  launched a new microSDHC memory card based on SeeQVault technology. The new cards provide a platform for storing and distributing high-definition content. SeeQVault is a content protection technology developed by Toshiba Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co. and Sony Corporation that is licensed through NSM Initiatives. The technology applies bidirectional authentication with a more »

Satechi Adds Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Trigger Wireless Timer Remote iOS “Appcessory”

The Satechi Bluetooth (BT) Smart Trigger is a new “appccessory” for prosumer photographers, allowing them to manage their DSLR directly from an iOS device. The compact wireless timer remote fits into any camera bag and features Bluetooth 4.0 technology with a range of 50 feet and a battery life of 10 years. The BT Smart more »

Mimoco Teams with Hasbro on My Little Pony Mimobot Designer USB Flash Drives

Mimoco, makers of the Mimobot and MimoMicro lines of designer USB flash drives and card readers, partnered with Hasbro on the release of the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic X Mimobot series of flash drives. 

Available in up to 128GB of capacity and USB 3.0 speeds, the collection showcases Rarity, Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow more »

Optrix XD5 Rugged Action Video Sports Housing for the iPhone

Optrix XD5 is an ultra-rugged camera-optimizing system for the iPhone 5 that empowers you to record wide-angle HD videos under harsh conditions. Optrix, designer of action video and sports specialty housings for the iPhone unveils this tough case that disasterproofs your iPhone 5. The XD5 an iPhone 5 camera system built for sports enthusiasts by more »