Elinchrom ELC Pro HD

Look out mono strobe lovers, there’s a new sheriff in town and its name is ELC, short for Elinchrom Compact. Elinchrom’s ELC Pro HD 500 and 1000 Ws mono heads are the new product to beat.

Ray Flash 2

Ray Flash 2 is a universal ring flash adapter that emulates the classic studio ring light look that studio photographers cherish for portrait and macro photography and makes it available for photographers on location shoots.

PortraitPro 12 Studio

Professional retouching in Photoshop requires years of experience and hours of meticulous work, but with life moving a thousand miles per hour, it’s rare we have the luxury to devote that time to every image. Coming to our aid is PortraitPro 12 Studio, which improves upon an already rich collection of features and adds a couple of great new ones.

Profoto Umbrella Deep and Shallow

World-renowned lighting manufacturer Profoto has introduced 12 new high-quality umbrellas in four sizes, two different shapes, and with three different fabrics. The 12 umbrella models are divided into two types: Deep and Shallow.

ArcSoft Portrait+ 3

There’s so much software that chases Photoshop with regard to correcting and retouching photographs. The fine line between images that have been corrected almost undetectably and those that seem like unrealistic plastic surgery is often crossed. When it comes to faces, however, there’s an easy way to retouch with just a few clicks.

Intensify Pro

Intensify Pro, a standalone app from Macphun Software, intensifies your images by bringing out details and structure. Using a brush and gradient tool to control the areas you want to improve, it offers total control over contrast and sharpness.

Nikon COOLPIX AW120

Back in 2012, I reviewed the Nikon COOLPIX AW100, so I was excited when Nikon announced the COOLPIX AW120, their third generation camera in the rugged compact segment. What improvements has Nikon made?

Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens

Olloclip’s impressive, compact, 4-in-1 Photo Lens takes Apple iPhone 5 and 5s picture-taking capability to another level. This quick-connect lens straddles the iPhone’s built-in lens, and on one side is a wide angle; the other a fisheye. Simply remove the 4-in-1 and flip it over to change lenses.

Light Blaster

The Light Blaster (a.k.a. the Blaster) is an exciting new strobe-based image projector with unlimited creative possibilities.

Hydra HDRi Pro

It seems that everyone is on the HDR panoramic bandwagon these days, and they’re all looking for quicker and easier ways to accomplish the effect without having to carry around a ton of gear or go through painstaking steps to get the desired results. That’s where programs like Hydra HDRi Pro come into play.

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