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Here Are Two New Super Tough External SSD Drives From Sony

Sony has announced a pair of external SSD drives designed with photographers and videographers in mind. The high-performance SL-M and the standard compact SL-C external SSD drives boasts ultra toughness suitable for on-the-go use, high-speed, hardware encryption and new utility software to keep data safe even in the rough environments. Continue reading Here Are Two New Super Tough External SSD Drives From Sony

Rifle Stock For Camera Is How You Attract Undue Attraction

Have it ever occurred to you why both firing a gun and the act of capturing a picture or video with a camera are both called shooting? Perhaps, it is because, both requires aiming and both sort of ‘capture’ something. Also, have it occurred to you why a rifle is more accurate than over, say, a pistol that has shorter body and without a stock? Stability is one of them. So, it kind of makes sense to do photography with a camera affixed onto a rifle stock, doesn’t it? It’s like a no-brainer. I mean, a rifle stock has the length for a sturdy hold, a stock for stabilizing using your body as stabilizer, and an ergonomic handling lend to it by a handle and a conveniently located ’trigger’. Continue reading Rifle Stock For Camera Is How You Attract Undue Attraction

Five Gadgets To Help Create Heart-stopping Black and White Photos

When first getting into photography, one quickly learns that gadgets to help improve your photographs in a variety of ways are a must to up-level your photographs. The same applies when looking at black and white photography specifically. Continue reading Five Gadgets To Help Create Heart-stopping Black and White Photos

PolarPro Sets New Bar For Light Transmission With New Lens Filters

Shooting pro-level kind of images is not by accident. You will need to know how to work a camera and sometimes, you need a little help from filters. It shouldn’t come as a surprise. The fact that smartphone makers are fervently pursuing the filter route by the way of software should offer a hint of how filters can vastly alter the quality of images. But you can’t really do the same with DSLR, mirrorless and cinematic cameras. Granted, you can add the magic during post production, but if you are seeking for ultimate in light transmission and clarity right there and then, there is the PolarPro QuartzLine line of lens filters that will do the job. Continue reading PolarPro Sets New Bar For Light Transmission With New Lens Filters

GNARBOX 2.0 SSD Is Rugged, Lets You Backup In Field Without Laptop

We briefly touched on GNARBOX in our Top New Gadgets for Content Creators article last December and now, we heard that GNARBOX has a new kid on the block. Called GNARBOX 2.0 SSD, this latest field backup device is a true blue field device. Best of all, it is perfect for those who head out to shoot without a laptop in tow. In other words, you can relief yourself from one back-breaking gear. GNARBOX 2.0 SSD has a IP67-rated enclosure made out of metal, PCB-ABS and TPE Overmold, to meet the rigors required by field photographers and videographers. Continue reading GNARBOX 2.0 SSD Is Rugged, Lets You Backup In Field Without Laptop

This AI-enabled Photography Gadget Will Help You Take Pro Images

I am not going to lie. I am one of those who are intimidated by the many settings a DSLR has to offer. The exposure, white balance, ISO, shutter speed and such all works to overwhelm this timid gadget man and you can imagine the delight when Aurga pops up in our inbox, I was immediately intrigued. By its name, Aurga does sound like much, but it is actually a miracle solution for those seeking to shoot like a pro without putting yourself through daunting courses. So what is Aurga? Aurga is the world’s first smart DSLR assistant and personal cloud storage. Continue reading This AI-enabled Photography Gadget Will Help You Take Pro Images

This Is A Wearable Smartphone Stabilizer That Can Lock On Its Subject

Even with optical image stabilization technology, smartphone video footage is far from stable and so, if you adamant about using your smartphone as the video recording of choice, then you will need a stabilizing rig like the FlowMotion ONE Smartphone Stabilizer. What makes FlowMotion ONE Smartphone Stabilizer unique is, it is the first such accessory that’s wearable. Well, wearable as in, it fits your existing GoPro or other camera mounts, but I guess that counts too. So, if you smartphone is go capable and now, mountable, who still needs an action camera, right? Probably. Just make sure you understand the risks you are putting the smartphone through. Continue reading This Is A Wearable Smartphone Stabilizer That Can Lock On Its Subject

Edelkrone Reinvents Tripod By Doing Without The Three-leg Design

A camera tripod’s design has stuck for a long time and for good reasons: the adjustable, three-legged design offers reasonable amount of stability and at the same time, affording the flexibility for use on uneven terrains. So, there’s really no need for anyone to reinvent the wheel. The tripod is good as it is, but for reasons unknown to us, camera accessories innovator Edelkrone did just that. Yeap. It reinvented the tripod, well, actually, it kind of throws what you know about tripod out of the window and adopt a radically different approach which it calls StandPLUS. Continue reading Edelkrone Reinvents Tripod By Doing Without The Three-leg Design

Polaroid BrightSaber Lights Up Your Subject, Not Maim Or Kill Them

At a glance, BrightSaber looks like a toy Lightsaber for kids, but it is, of course, not. Granted, the name does sound a little pun-ish (probably, intentional) but it has absolutely nothing in common with a fictional Lightsaber except that both lights up brightly. And so, yeah, BrightSaber is neither a sci-fi weapon-made-real, nor is it a kid’s toy. It is, in fact, a LED lighting wand for lighting up subjects and scenes in photography and videography. It does look kinda cute and we can’t help but to notice the handle’s resemblance to a Lightsaber’s hilt and with the removable color filter on, it really mimics the iconic sci-fi weapon. Continue reading Polaroid BrightSaber Lights Up Your Subject, Not Maim Or Kill Them

This Ring Light for Smartphone Lets You Take Selfies in the Dark

Every geek knows who Julie Watai is. This super kawaii Japanese photographer, DJ, model, music producer and geek, who makes Furby speaks like Martians (among other things), wants selfie enthusiasts to take better selfies in lowlight condition. How? With Kira, a ring light designed specifically for smartphone. Simply put, Kira is like the ring light you know, but instead of slipping over a lens, it has a clip-on design that when attached to a smartphone, the light circles the front-facing camera lens to cast an even, consistent light on the subject. Kira is powered by AAA batteries, so it won’t tax on your smartphone’s batteries. Continue reading This Ring Light for Smartphone Lets You Take Selfies in the Dark