Promise Technology Pegasus3 Desktop RAIDs Now Customizable

The Thunderbolt 3 storage solutions can be custom-configured to meet the individual needs of photographers, videographers and other users
image storage
With larger and larger media file sizes and higher-capacity cameras (see Digital Photo Pro’s “Managing Your Image Archive”), storage solutions are becoming more important than ever. Promise Technology has just announced that its Pegasus3 desktop RAIDs are now customizable. The Thunderbolt 3 40 Gb/s storage solutions can be custom-configured to... Read more

Western Digital Launches New Storage Solutions

The WD My Passport Wireless SSD and SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD units were introduced at CES 2018, in addition to the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 flash drive and a demonstration of the 1 TB USB Type-C flash prototype
image storage
WD My Passport Wireless SSD At CES 2018, Western Digital has launched a number of new storage solutions. The WD My Passport Wireless SSD and SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD units join the lineup, in addition to the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1, the world’s smallest 256 GB USB flash drive, says the company. WD also demonstrated the SanDisk 1 TB USB Type-C... Read more

Nikon Introduces AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm F/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

Debuting at CES 2018, the FX-format super-telephoto zoom features a Nikon first, a built-in 1.4x teleconverter, and is especially suited for sports and wildlife photography
Nikon lenses
Continuing its innovation in lens design and manufacturing, Nikon has introduced the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm F/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR at CES 2018, which features a Nikon first, a built-in 1.4x teleconverter, in addition to a new advanced optical formula. The FX-format super-telephoto zoom is especially suitable for sports and wildlife photography with its... Read more

Nissin Air10s Wireless TTL Flash Commander Announced

The 2.4 GHz addition to the Nissin Air System is available now for Canon and Nikon systems, with Fujifilm, Sony and Micro Four Thirds version to come
Nissin Air10s
Newly introduced is the Nissin Air10s wireless TTL flash commander. The 2.4 GHz addition to the Nissin Air System family is available now for Canon and Nikon systems, with Fujifilm, Sony and Micro Four Thirds versions scheduled to come in Spring 2018. Capable of wireless control of the NAS-ready i60A and Di700A flashes and the Air R receiver, the lightweight... Read more

Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Announced

Featuring a high-magnification 7.5x optical zoom, the lightweight APS-C E-mount lens is suitable for both still and video shooting
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens
Sony has added the E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS zoom to its lens lineup. Featuring a high-magnification 7.5x optical zoom, the lightweight APS-C E-mount lens is suitable for both still and video shooting. With dimensions of 2.75×3.5 inches and a weight of 11.5 ounces, the compact lens has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 27-202.5mm. Optical construction... Read more

JOBY GripTight PRO TelePod, GorillaPod Mobile Rig Launch

The portable and lightweight content creation tools for videographers, photographers and journalists are designed to make shooting video and live streaming easy
JOBY
Manfrotto has announced two new JOBY products, the GripTight PRO TelePod and the GorillaPod Mobile Rig, content creation tools for videographers, photographers and journalists that are designed to make shooting video and live streaming easy. The 12.7-ounce GripTight PRO TelePod is a telescoping tripod for creatives shooting video for live-streaming... Read more

Tamron Rings In 2018 With VIP Club

Photographers and other creatives who own multiple Tamron lenses can register them for special benefits
Tamron lenses
Tamron is ringing in the new year with its new VIP Club. Photographers and other creatives who own multiple Tamron lenses and have registered them online through the company’s website are eligible for special benefits in one of three tiers—Silver, Gold and Platinum. Eligibility applies to Tamron lenses registered since May 2011 through January 15,... Read more

Nikon Storytellers Scholarship

Open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, submissions are being accepted for the program, which will award 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 each
Nikon Storytellers Scholarship
First announced in July, in conjunction with Nikon’s 100th anniversary, the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship is now accepting submissions. The program is open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, with 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 (US) each awarded to the winners. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the United... Read more

broncolor RFS 2.2 F Transceiver For Fujifilm Cameras Announced

The transmitter-receiver supports high-speed-sync capability and is compatible with the company’s monolights and pack systems that feature HS technology
broncolor RFS 2.2 F, transceiver
Fujifilm shooters will be happy to know that the lighting pros at broncolor have introduced the RFS 2.2 F transceiver for Fujifilm cameras, joining the Canon, Nikon and Sony units in the series. Developed in collaboration with Godox, the transmitter-receiver supports high-speed-sync capability and is compatible with broncolor’s monolights and pack... Read more

Adobe Updates Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC, Adobe Camera Raw

The update covers new features, support for new cameras and lenses, and changes for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and the web
Adobe Lightroom CC
Just a few short months after Adobe overhauled their Lightroom “ecosystem” with the launch of a new Lightroom CC and the transition of the traditional Lightroom to the name Lightroom Classic, Adobe has just announced a stream of updates for Lightroom on desktop, iOS and Android and for Lightroom Classic. The updates (listed below in the Adobe blog... Read more

Leica CL Camera And Elmarit-TL 18mm F/2.8 ASPH Lens Introduced

Leica has expanded its APS-C universe with a new compact mirrorless camera and a smallest-in-segment wide-angle lens
Leica cameras
Leica has expanded its APS-C universe with a new compact mirrorless camera, the Leica CL, and a smallest-in-segment wide-angle lens, the Elmarit-TL 18mm F/2.8 ASPH. The Leica CL joins the Leica TL2 in the new lineup, which we reviewed shortly after it was introduced in July 2017. Suitable for a variety of photographic applications, although the camera... Read more

Canon CarePAK PLUS 13-Month Coverage Free

Through January 6, 2018, purchase select Canon cameras and lenses, and get the company’s accidental damage protection for 13 months at no charge
Through January 6, 2018, purchase select Canon cameras and lenses, and get Canon CarePAK PLUS accidental damage protection for 13 months at no charge.
Through January 6, 2018, purchase select Canon cameras and lenses, and get the Canon CarePAK PLUS accidental damage protection free for 13 months when you register the product within 30 days. The program protects gear beyond the standard warranty period, repairing the product to working condition or replacing it with an equivalent. And all services... Read more
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