Gitzo Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Two Limited-Edition Travel Tripods

The 100-Year Anniversary Edition and the Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod are available now in 1917 and 100 pieces, respectively, worldwide
Gitzo tripods
Gitzo 100-Year Anniversary Edition Tripod Gitzo has been innovating professional camera gear since 1917, and in honor of its 100th anniversary, the company is releasing two limited-edition travel tripods—the 100-Year Anniversary Edition and the Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod. Built for travel with their compact and lightweight form factor, both... Read more

Digital Photo On The Road: Testing Gear In Utah

Our editor is attending PressCamp, a five-day outdoor media summit held in Park City, an opportunity to get hands-on with a variety of gear, from cameras to lenses to tripods and more
PressCamp in Utah
Photo by DL Byron, @bikehugger Editor David Schloss is en route to several days of camera and lens testing at PressCamp, an outdoor media summit held in Park City, Utah. Among the gear that we will be working with are the Fujifilm GFX 50S, the Manfrotto Fluid Video Monopod, Sigma 100-400mm, 15mm and cine lenses, the Tamron 70-200mm and more. Be sure... Read more

OWC Introduces SMART Alec Disk Utility For Mac

Available now in a free Beta, the tool is designed to predict drive failures; a Windows version is in development
disk failure
Modern hard drives have built-in diagnostic tools to warn of a drive failure before it happens, called S.M.A.R.T (which stands for Smart Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology), but few users know it’s there. By analyzing the performance of components in the drive, it’s possible to tell if a drive is likely to fail in much the same way that... Read more

Nikon Releases 100th Anniversary Gear

The commemorative and special collection products will be available for order through August 31, 2017
Nikon 100th Anniversary
Since 1917, Nikon has been at the forefront of imaging technology. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the company is releasing a series of commemorative and special collection gear in appreciation of photographers, creatives and customers from around the globe. Orders will be accepted beginning June 15 and go through August 31, 2017. The commemorative... Read more

PhotoPlus Expo 2017 Registration Open

Sign up by July 11 to receive best pricing for the largest photography and imaging show in North America
PhotoPlus Expo
The PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is open for registration, and photographers who sign up by July 11 will receive early bird pricing. The conference runs October 25-28, 2017, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Whether you’re a working pro or an enthusiast photographer, there’s a wide breadth of seminars, classes and events... Read more

Manfrotto Announces Pro Light Bumblebee Camera Bag Series

The versatile backpacks and messengers are designed for pros and enthusiasts shooting both photos and video on outdoor adventures
Manfrotto Pro Light Bumblebee camera bags
Manfrotto Bumblebee-230 PL Backpack The new Pro Light Bumblebee camera bag series from Manfrotto is an update to the company’s previous line of Bumblebee packs, which in turn updated the legendary Kata Bumblebee bags that were popular when the Kata and Manfrotto bag lines merged. We’ve just received our samples, so look for our hands-on review of... Read more

Tenba Roadie Rolling Cases Get An Upgrade

The series is designed for photographers and filmmakers, with professional looks and features while maintaining an understated profile
Tenba Roadie cases
Tenba has upgraded its Roadie series of rolling cases for photographers and filmmakers. Designed with professionals in mind, the line features pro looks and features while maintaining an understated profile. Eight models make up the series—the Roller 18, Roller 21, Hybrid Roller 21, Air Case Roller 21, Roller 24, HDSLR/Video Backpack 20-inch, HDSLR/Video... Read more

Phase One Introduces Capture One Styles Packs

The new editing tool is designed to optimize the imaging workflow for photographers and other creatives, from professionals to new Capture One users
Phase One Capture One Styles Packs
Capture One Styles Packs from Phase One: An example of four different Styles applied to the same image. Phase One has announced Capture One Styles Packs, designed to optimize the imaging workflow for photographers and other creatives. With this introduction, Phase One is releasing five Styles Packs—Cinematic (with 18 unique Styles), B&W (with... Read more

Adorama Screens Chris Burkard Documentary “Under an Arctic Sky”

Tickets are on sale for the June 8 screening of the adventure film, which follows Burkard and six surfers in remote northern Iceland
Chris Burkard
Adorama will host a June 8th New York City screening of the documentary film “Under an Arctic Sky,” which follows adventure photographer Chris Burkard and six surfers on the northern coast of Iceland. The film will have two seatings, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at the AMC Empire 25 Theater on W. 42nd Street. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival... Read more

Samyang Introduces Ultraportable 35mm AF Lens

Specifically designed to work with Sony E mount, the AF 35mm F2.8 FE joins the AF 14mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE lenses
Ultraportable meets ultra-affordable in the just announced AF 35mm F2.8 FE from Samyang. Weighing a mere 85 grams—Samyang calls the lens “tiny but mighty”—the compact and lightweight full-frame prime will be priced at 299 EUR, which currently is about $336 US. The AF 35mm F2.8 FE is the third lens in Samyang’s autofocus lineup, joining the... Read more

2017 SkyPixel Video Contest Hosted By DJI

The worldwide competition is open to all levels of videographers, from professionals to enthusiasts
2017 SkyPixel Video Contest
Photo courtesy of SkyPixel The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest, hosted by DJI, has officially launched. The worldwide competition is open to all levels of videographers, from professionals to enthusiasts. Work can be submitted in one of the three categories—Nature, City and Sport. Video may be shot using any aerial drone platform, and should include at... Read more

Leica Firmware Update For SL System Camera

Version 3.0 improves workflow for photographers with new independent photo and video exposure settings, among other features
Leica SL System camera
Leica SL with Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F/2.8-4 ASPH lens Leica has announced a firmware update for the mirrorless SL system camera. Version 3.0 improves workflow for photographers, including independent photo and video exposure settings, plus built-in automated firmware updates for two Leica lenses, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F/2.8-4 ASPH and... Read more