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 »

Sony Launches First Compact 4K Handycam Camcorder and Seven Handycam Camcorders

Sony Electronic’s newest 4K Handycam FDR-AX100 camcorder delivers a compact solution for capturing moments in the highest possible image quality – four times the resolution, clarity and detail of high definition.   The AX100 is 74% smaller and 66% lighter than the recently announced Sony FDR-AX1 model, but despite its small size, the new 4K more »

JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion Action Camera

The upgraded JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion action camera is designed to offer a range of performance and feature enhancements to boost image quality and versatility over the previous model. Like the original Adixxion, the GC-XA2 is quad-proof: it’s waterproof to a depth of 16.4 feet, shockproof to withstand a drop of 6.5 feet, dustproof and freezeproof. 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 »

Panasonic LUMIX GF6 Wi-Fi NFC Smartphone Social Media DSLM Camera

The Panasonic DMC-GF6 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera is the most compact of the LUMIX G family and boasts a 16–megapixel Live MOS Sensor for high-resolution and high sensitivity picture and video recording. The GF6 is more than an interchangeable lens camera, it delivers creative features including the new Self Shot, Creative Panorama, and more »

Best POV Action Cams

iON Air Pro 2 iON Worldwide upped the ante in its line of point-of-view (POV) action cams with the second-generation iON Air Pro 2. The wearable, HD videocam offers new features to make it easier for outdoor sports enthusiasts to capture and share video and images—while retaining the compact size, waterproof design, and Wi-Fi connectivity more »

Picture-Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts: Find the Perfect Camera for Mom

National Photo Month, recognized by Congress in 1987, is the month to indulge in photography. And we all know that “moms” are the primary memory keepers in the family, so what better way for you to show your love for mom than to indulge her passion for photography with the gift of a new camera. more »

Samsung Experience Shops Opening in Best Buy Stores

Samsung Electronics announced a unique relationship with Best Buy that enables you to explore, purchase, activate and service Samsung’s portfolio of mobile products, including connected cameras, and accessories. The Samsung Experience Shop will be installed in more than 1,400 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores across the U.S. beginning this month. By early 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 »

Canon’s Project Imaginat10n: Consumer Images Inspire Celebrity Directors

Canon believes that everyone is creative and that belief sparked Project Imaginat10n. A photography-inspired film festival that aligns award-winning director Ron Howard and five celebrities from diverse disciplines to direct short films based on the creativity of others. In 2011, director Ron Howard and Canon USA invited photographers of all levels to submit their most imaginative more »

Canon PowerShot N Boasts a Unique Form Factor

In a product rollout that included new PowerShot digital cameras, including Elph models, as well as Vixia camcorders, Canon debuted the PowerShot N—representing a new design concept in the company’s point-and-shoot camera line. With a unique form factor that measures 3.09×2.37×1.15 inches, the N is shaped like a small square and includes a versatile 2.8-inch more »

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2iHS

Olympus takes rugged durability and DSLR-image quality to new heights (and depths) with its new flagship Tough model: the STYLUS TOUGH TG-2 iHS. Olympus has expanded on technologies that made its predecessor, the Olympus TOUGH TG-1 iHS, a standout among the Tough series of waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, crushproof and dustproof compact cameras. The Tough TG-2iHS more »