Thursday, January 25, 2007
Extras! Extras! Read All About 'Em!
Gear up with the latest and greatest in accessories for digital photography
Under The Sea
Whether you're taking pictures of coral reefs underwater or your little girl Coral splashing around in the pool, Ewa-Marine's compact camera housings can protect your digital camera from getting all wet. Made of thick, two-ply PVC, the flexible housing can withstand water pressure up to 30 feet below the surface and is a handy all-weather accessory to keep around. List Price: Varies by style and size. Contact: RTS, (631) 242-6801, www.rtsphoto.com.
The Sky Is Crying...
...for this filter set! Lee Filters' Sky 2 set includes three filters to enhance any sky that needs some love. The set includes an ND graduated soft, a sky blue graduated hard and a coral graduated hard to deepen, saturate, warm and boost the world above. A storage pouch is included. List Price: $160. Contact: Lee Filters, (800) 576-5055, www.leefiltersusa.com.
An Extra Hand
Block the sun with this convenient arm attachment that connects to your camera's tripod thread. The Flare Buster kit helps reduce and eliminate hazy sun shapes from flare on your image. You'll have clean and clear shots without needing to hold out your hand or have someone block the glare. The arm has a clamp for fastening the Flare Buster shade or any other useful tool. List Price: $29.95. Contact: Flare Buster, (888) 99-FLARE, www.flarebuster.com.
Weapon Of Mass Saturation
Add a touch of gold or blue to your scene when the light isn't cooperating. By rotating Singh-Ray's Gold-N-Blue Polarizer, you can see shifts in yellow and blue hues through the lens and be able to stop on a setting you're happy with. This unique polarizer is a great tool to enhance and saturate colors in your images before taking them to the computer. List Price: $180 to $210 (depending on size). Contact: Singh-Ray, (800) 486-5501, www.singh-ray.com.
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