Sigma Warns of Canon 5D Mark IV Compatibility Issues

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It is just a hazard of using third-party lenses in today’s camera market – there are bound to be compatibility issues from time to time, and lately Sigma and Canon have not been playing nicely (though this has greatly improved over the years). Sigma today released a memo noting some compatibility issues with Canon’s latest release, the 5D Mark IV, and also noted some other general Canon compatibility issues.  Continue reading…

Fujifilm’s X-Series, What To Expect Over the Next Year

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Ok, so the X-T2 is out, Photokina is over, and the GFX line is all everyone is talking about. But if we live in reality, most of us know that we likely won’t be upgrading to the new GFX line for financial reasons, so let’s take a minute and do a quick refresher on what to expect from Fujifilm in regards to the X-Series in the immediate to near future.

During our briefing with Fujifilm at Photokina the company shared the above screenshot, which mirrors what we had seen previously announced from Fujifilm in their last roadmap update.  Continue reading…

Phottix Releases Solas Series Softboxes

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Softboxes are a staple light modifier for many photographers, both in the studio and on location. The Phottix Solas Series of softboxes are developed with new materials that are both lightweight and durable.

Constructed from a new material – SL-Tech – the Solas series are both lightweight and strong. With the standard fire and heat-resistant properties, SL-Tech fabric is both highly reflective to minimize light loss and durable enough to stand up to years of assembly and disassembly without warping or changing shape.

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Instagram’s Latest Update Adds ‘Save Draft’ Feature

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In a world where we are constantly multitasking on our phones, jumping from app to app, task to task, being interrupted by messages or calls, it seems odd that one of the world’s most popular networks would not have the ability to save a draft – yet that is just what Instagram users have been dealing with forever, but with the latest update, that all changes.  Continue reading…

Fujifilm Collaborates With Michael Kors On The Limited Edition Instax Mini 70

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Fujifilm is making a stylish statement in their latest collaboration with world-renowned and award-winning designer Michael Kors in creating the fashionably redesigned limited-edition Instax Mini 70 camera, blending the world of fashion and instant photography.

The new Michael Kors x Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 camera comes in an exclusive gold metallic color that captures the jet-set Michael Kors aesthetic. The Michael Kors brand logo is printed on the front of the case body, and to make it even more special, the designer’s signature is showcased in the same gold hue on the camera door for a stamp of approval from Michael Kors himself.   Continue reading…

Phottix Triton II Flash Trigger Works With 16 Channels

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The first generation Phottix Triton Wireless Trigger was released in 2008, and the newly launched Triton II Flash Trigger is an evolution that works with a total of 16 channels of studio lights. The Phottix Triton II is a new budget-friendly flash trigger system boasting the latest techonology suitable for manual shooting with studio strobes or hot shoes flashes.

Think PocketWizard Plus III; or something of the sort yet not as advanced and not being a transceiver.

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Alien Skin Unveils New Exposure X2 Processing Software

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In the same conversation as On1 and Macphun, Alien Skin has been known for a while now thanks to their popular suite of standalone/LR & PS Plugin Compatible photo processing tools. Today the company unveiled their new Exposure X2 release, which allows photographers to do more than ever before in their Exposure software – limiting the back and forth between PS/LR that is needed.  Continue reading…