Archive for October, 2011

Lowepro Pro Messenger AW Series

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Lowepro has launched the new Pro Messenger AW, it is a soft-sided professional series of messenger photo bags. This bag provides maximum security as shooters move from one location to the next and also allows users to access gear in a quiet and quick mode. It’s built to fit pro-sized camera gear such as camera bodies, lenses, flashes and smaller accessories within the main compartment, front pocket and zippered storage pocket.


The bags also comes with Lowepro’s patented, built-in All Weather AW Cover to protect gear from the elements, interior flash compartments with covered battery pockets, an interior see-through ID/business card pocket, a thickly padded shoulder strap for long-wearing comfort, a camera strap keeper on shoulder strap, and more. The Pro Messenger AW series is available in 3 sizes in a neutral slate grey: Pro Messenger 200 AW, Pro Messenger 180 AW and Pro Messenger 160 AW. Please visit Lowepro site to get more information or see the Latest Price Info at


Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Leica has launched the Leica ELMARIT-S 30MM F/2.8 ASPH lens. It is a wide-angle lens for Leica S-system medium format DSLR with angle of view equivalent to 24mm in 35mm format that allows users to make creative composition especially in the fields of interior, architectural and landscape photography including a fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 that ideal for available-light photography and the conscious use of selective planes of focus. The lens ensure a perfect results in a wide range of photographic conditions with offers an outstanding imaging performance from the closest focus to infinity at all apertures, and brilliant colour rendition. The Leica ELMARIT-S 30MM F/2.8 ASPH also offers an excellent control of flare, extremely low distortion throughout its entire focusing range, ensuring high-contrast images, even when shooting a backlit subject. The lens will be available in the UK market in December 2011.

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2/25 ZE and ZF.2

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Carl Zeiss has released the Distagon T* 2/25 lens for Canon (ZE) and Nikon (ZF.2) versions. This lens has construction of 11 lens elements in 10 groups to minimize stray light and reflections in the lens with a maximum aperture of f/2 including a diagonal angle-of-view of 81 degrees that allow users to capture exciting perspectives and a filter thread size of 67mm. With its excellent imaging quality at all aperture settings, the Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2/25 ZE and ZF.2 is perfect for interiors, architecture and landscape photography. The lens has measures about length 95 mm (ZF.2), 98 mm (ZE) and diameter 71 mm (ZF.2), 73 mm (ZE) with weight 570 g (ZF.2), 600 g (ZE). It will be available with retail price of €1217 (excluding VAT)* end of 2011. For more information go to Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2/25 ZE and ZF.2 site.


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Lowepro Pro Roller Lite AW Series

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Lowepro has released the Pro Roller Lite AW series of roller bags which offers an ultra-light and ultra-lean solution for professionals photographer who carry a pro camera set-up, plus laptop, as they travel. Each bag weighs less than 10 lbs or 3.6 kg, without gear. The bags has a main compartment that is roomy, deep and specially constructed for pro-sized camera bodies, lenses and accessories. The Lowepro Pro Roller Lite AW Series has a padded and adjustable dividers make it easy to configure equipment in a variety of set-ups, and equipped with a laptop compartment, padded and with a secure hook/loop closure, is conveniently located to the left of the main compartment including built-in All Weather AW Cover for protect the roller and its contents from moisture. The bags is available in 2 sizes in black: Pro Roller Lite 250 AW and Pro Roller Lite 150 AW. Go to the Lowepro site or Check the Availability at


Kiboko 22L Camera Bag

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

The Kiboko 22L+ is lightweight and durable camera bag that was designed from the blueprints to carry up to 15-inch laptop with most DSLR bodies such as Canon 5D or Nikon D700 including up to 500mm f4.0 lens, flash, tripod, and various other accessories. The bag is perfect for travel photographer that improve harness system such as memory-foam shoulder straps, a vented and padded back panel, a removable waistbelt and shoulder straps that can tuck away when not needed. The bag has exterior dimensions of 14x18x9 inches (35.6 x 45.7 x 22.9 cm). Please visit Gura Gear to get mote info.



Kata KT PL-A-17

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Kata KT PL-A-17 is camera bag to carry and protect a D-SLR camera body with up to a 70-200mm lens attached and accessories. The bag features Light, durable, anti-slip ripstop nylon and polyester mesh; Aeriform foam padding – perforated super light laminated and reinforced EVA and EPE foams; Specially formed foam encased spring steel Spine Guard runs down the front of the bag for ultimate structural protection; Spider Webbing Straps – thin and narrow nylon and polypropylene straps, that are super strong and durable; Zipper closure, etc. The Kata KT PL-A-17 has exterior size 9.1 x 5.5 x 12.2″ (22 x 14 x 31cm) (LxWxH), interior size 6.7 x 4.3 x 11.4″ (17 x 11 x 29cm) (LxWxH), and weighs 1.4 lbs (650g).

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Multiblitz Glamkit

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Multiblitz has launched a new monolight-battery bundle called Glamkit for the North American market. Equipped with a sturdy trolley with a snug-fitting soft case and harness for the Propac battery pack, the Glamkit also comes with Velcro fastening straps for the included 8-foot including air-cushioned light stand. The Multiblitz Glamkit is a great choice for a quick 1-unit on-location set-up for glamour and wedding shoots. The Glamkit will be sold in US with price as follows: GLAMKIT 2 – $1,899 (US), GLAMKIT 4 – $2,099 (US), GLAMKIT 8 – $2,199 on December 01, 2011. For more info go to Multiblitz site or check the availability at


Photo of the day: Storm

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Storm by Michelle Morris

Free Online Image Editing

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Picfull is a new free online editing site which offers its users high-quality photo filters which can be applied to their images while monitoring the changes of the images quality in real time. The Picfull offers eighteen photo filters that can be choose by users, including Vintage, Pen Outline, Sepia, Old Photo, Pencil Strokes and more. The users can be use one or several filters to their images, and save the resulting images on their Hard Drive.


Canon EOS-1D X Preview: Features & Specifications

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Tuesday 18 October, 2011 Canon has launched the New Canon EOS-1D X DSLR camera. It is next generation professional Digital SLR Camera that offers an unparalleled performance at speed, resolution and image quality that allow you to capture stunning images and Full HD movies. The camera has a full-frame 18-megapixel images sensor, a continuous shooting speed of 14 fps (12fps with AF) and a new 61-point AF system equipped with dual DIGIC 5+ image processors and 14-bit analogue-to-digital signal conversion including high sensitivity ISO 100-51,200 which make the camera be an ideal DSLR camera for professional photographers. The Canon EOS-1D X digital SLR camera will be available in the market with an estimated retail price of $6,800 in a body-only on March 2012.