Camera gear

photojojo-universal-flash-filter-kit

If you still use an SLR (digital or film), here's a way to lighten the load of your camera bag.  The Universal Flash Filter Kit, available at Photojojo, is a set of 20 wrinkle-resisting plastic filters that fit on any external flash; they wrap over the flash and are held in place with the included elastic [...]

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caselogic_dslrdayholster_01

I bring my DSLR camera with me to all sorts of places, as I never know when some crazy scene might break out that I would not want to miss photographing.  (Actually, my life typically isn't really quite that exciting.  But I digress.)  However, a DSLR isn't a point-and-shoot camera, and most times the bulkiness [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews
camcuff

If you feel that typical wrist straps are too wimpy or just not cool enough for you to use, check out the CamCuff from ByWanderlust.  This wrist strap isn't for those little point-and-shoot cameras; CamCuff holds a DSLR safely.  It's made of premium top-grain cow leather, and the roll buckle adjusts to any of four positions [...]

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echoniner-deeluxcamerastrap

Do you take photos in a hot zone (or just want to look like you do)?  If so, Echo Niner has some camera accessories and related products you may want to check out.  Offering several camera straps, from the spartan Light Speed to the decked-out Dee Lux (pictured), as well as accessories like the Mini [...]

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mutt-mount

We've covered a lot of POV cameras and accessories on The Gadgeteer.  These cameras, like the GoPro, often have mounting systems that allow you to mount them on your helmet or on a car dash, so it "sees" what you see.  What if you'd rather somebody else carry the camera, or you'd like to see [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, News, Outdoor Gear, Pet Gadgets
isnapx-camera-remote-ios

The ISnapX, combined with the free iSnapxRemote app, acts as a wireless shutter release for the cameras in your iOS devices.  You'll be able to take group shots with you included, or you can get that perfect selfie from up to 10 feet away.  The ISnapX is $29.95 from Gadgets and Gear.

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Camera Gear, iOS, News
peakdesign_capturecameraclipv2_00

Though I am far from considering myself a "photographer," I do like to take lots of photos with my DSLR.  And one thing I can tell you after bringing it with me to all sorts of places is that it is a bit of a pain to lug around.  That's right.  I've tried the stock [...]

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iblazr mobile device flash -1

Do you like to take pictures with your mobile device but often have issues taking those pictures at night or in low light with your mobile device's flash? Do wish there was an external flash that synchronized with the camera apps on your mobile device? The iblazr, a Kickstarter project from Vlad Tislenko, may be [...]

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Posted in: Android
lightscoop-deluxe-1

Cameras, 35mm film or digital, can be very expensive investments.  Then you have to start buying other equipment, like lenses and filters, that add to the price.  Since most cameras built in the recent past have built-in flashes, it seems that adding a speedlight to your setup is often something that can wait until you've [...]

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OP_TECH 12_

If you think all camera straps are the same, then think again. Did you think about it? Well, then you know that the camera strap is basically connected to the camera and hangs around your neck. Pretty simple, right?  Well, it can get a little more complicated than you think. When you consider the comfort, the [...]

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Fushion Plate

Do you own a camera? Do you use a sling-style shoulder strap to carry that camera instead of an old-fashioned neck strap? Are you tired of screwing on and off the attachment loop to mount your camera to a tripod? The Fusion Plate camera accessory Kickstarter project may just be your solution. It's a dual-purpose camera [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, News
iusbportcamera

Earlier this year, we told you about an accessory that allows you to use your iOS device as a trigger/timer/intervalometer for your DSLR camera.  The iUSBportCAMERA accessory from HyperShop is a similar product with more features.  First of all, you can use this device with iOS and Android mobile devices or your Mac or Windows computer. [...]

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Posted in: Android, Camera Gear, iOS, News, Wireless
satechi-BT-smart-trigger-for-cameras

The Bluetooth Smart Trigger from Satechi slides onto the hot shoe of your Canon, Nikon, or Pentax DSLR camera and adds new dimensions to how you can use the camera.  The Smart Trigger uses Bluetooth 4.0 technology to pair with your iPhone (4S or 5) or iPad (3 or mini); an iOS app then turns [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Camera Gear, News
goitto ytl tripod

If you love your photography then you'll know that sometimes a tripod is a must have.  But they're such a pain to carry around and often too bulky to conveniently take with you just in case you need it.  Well Giottos has just released their YTL Premium Series of tripods. By using a Y-shaped centre [...]

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carryspeed-camerastrap_21

For photographers, one of the most important yet oft-overlooked accessories may be the humble camera strap.  It must be seamlessly functional,  comfortable, easily adjustable, and quickly attached to your camera.  Tall order!  Does Carry Speed fit its billing as "The Most Advanced Camera Strap System?" Click any image to enlarge. Carry Speed offers several different [...]

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