Month: November 2013

Flash Manufacturers, You’re Doing It All Wrong – Profoto B1

  A few weeks ago lighting specialists Profoto put out a teaser on their website that something big was coming, something new.  Could it be…..?  Was a major flash manufacturer finally going to deliver what I’ve been waiting for…….?  In a word; no. Profoto announced the B1 Air 500.  Essentially a D1 with a li-ion battery in it and TTL capabilities.  It certainly seems to have caught people’s attention judging by all the e-mails I’ve gotten about it. First I have to talk about the TTL which they proudly put at centre stage.  What photographer who spends $2000 on...

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New Nikon Df Leaked!

Photos have finally leaked of the soon-to-be-announced Nikon Df.  The so-called full frame hybrid camera designed to pay homage to the old Nikon FM2.  The camera is reported to come with a 16MP sensor and a 39 point AF system similar to the one in the D610.  Nikon have been teasing the camera all with with a series of videos titled Pure Photography. It will be released on November 28th. What do you think?  Taking retro design too far? Pre-Order  ...

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Think Tank My 2nd Brain Review

  The guys at Think Tank Photo recently sent me one of their latest My 2nd Brain laptop bags to test and review.  This new lineup of cases is designed specifically with Apple products in mind, and sized for the 11″ Macbook Air and 13″ + 15″ Macbook Pros.  There’s also an additional Tablet version which is designed specifically for the iPad and all of the larger ones also feature a plush lined iPad pocket. The idea behind these bags was to design something that has the perfect space for all the things you need when you travel with...

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