Think Tank’s New Signature Series Bags Are Here; Look Pretty Nice

Think Tank, the maker of popular and stylish camera bags, has just announced their new Signature Series of soft shoulder bags. The new bags are made of a nylon/polyester blend that Think Tank says is as soft as wool, but has the benefit of being water resistant.

The bags come in two sizes: 10″ and 13″, and are primarily meant for smaller mirrorless systems than full bodies DSLR kits (though smaller DSLR kits will work fine as well). Think Tank says the bags should be able to accommodate a body and about three lenses, with the larger 13″ version also sporting enough room for a 13″ laptop.

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The Nikon DL Series is Officially Never Coming to Market

Nikon DL Series

Sad news coming out of Japan for fans of high-end Nikon point and shoot cameras. Today, Nikon announced the cancellation of the release of their DL series premium compact cameras. The entire line, Nikon DL18-50 f/1.8-2.8, DL24-85 f/1.8-2.8, and DL24-500 f/2.8-5.6, has officially been canceled after issues with the cameras’ image processor were discovered.

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Fotodiox Announces Two New FlapJack LED Edgelights

Fotodiox FlapJack

The ability to shape light is a necessity for the success of any photographer. For photographers and videographers looking for soft, even light without bulk, and the ability to work unplugged, Fotodiox has announced two new FlapJack LED edge lights – the Studio XL and the 1.5×1.5. Each of the edge lights offer manual and DMX control of brightness levels and color temperature. Both the FlapJack Studio XL and the FlapJack 1.5×1.5 offer the same, even lighting, the ability to work in the studio or on-location, and to work without sacrificing the slim profile of previous models; now in two new sizes.
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10 Days to Go on Our Kickstarter: Help Us Make a Beautiful Zine about Analog Photography

Hey everyone,

We’ve got 10 days left to get our Kickstarter fully funded and we’re almost there! But we can use more support. Just a reminder: our zine is going to be all about analog photography. It’s going to feature 100 pages of photos and short interviews profiling a number of photographers on why they create photos. In this way, we’re looking to inspire photographers and their creativity and not just base it around the gear–although there will be short tidbits on what the photographers use.

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Manfrotto Announces New Lens Filter Suite at WPPI

Manfrotto Lens Filter Suite

In hopes of bringing the goods to the WPPI expo floor, Manfrotto announced their new Lens Filter Suite that incorporates their newest lens filters paired with a new magnetic adapter and filter holder system. The newly announced lens filter system uses Manfrotto’s XUME magnetic adapters to make switching and removing filters from your lenses as easy as clipping them on or off.

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