Hands-On with the Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm F/1.8 Fast Prime Lenses

  Tamron is redefining their SP Series of lenses with two new fast prime lenses: the SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) and the SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013). The two new lenses have a revamped external appearance, with a clean easy-to-read typeface, and wide VC On/Off and AF/MF switches [...]

ThunderBay 4 RAID 5 Edition

If you’re unsure about adopting Thunderbolt technology for one reason or another, then wait no more. The need for speed is more important than ever to take advantage of your computer’s potential and, for storage, connectivity was often the weak link.

HP ZBook 15 G2

New hardware is always great, but it can be tough to choose the right laptop when you need a lot of power on the road. If you prefer a Windows platform, the HP ZBook 15 G2 is an excellent choice, plus it offers connectivity options that are out of this world.

Sigma 150–500mm f/5–6.3 APO DG OS HSM

Sigma continues to innovate with their 150–500mm f/5–6.3 APO DG OS HSM ultra-telephoto lens. While designed for full-frame sensors, it’s equally at home when used with smaller APS-C sensors. That’s a lot of flexibility for one lens.

Flashpoint Streak Light 180 Ws Flash and Blast Pack

The Flashpoint Streak Light 180 is a large, hot-shoe mounted flash powered by the Blast Pack. Streak Light uses a replaceable bulb with a diffusion cover. The Blast Pack is a lithium battery with a shoulder strap, two ports to power two flashes, and an LED battery power readout.


SpyderHD from Datacolor is a comprehensive color-management system that allows photographers and videographers to deliver accurate, uniform color from capture to image editing to presentation.


Both macro and small product photography share the problem of shallow depth of field (DOF) with a single shot, and with it, loss of detail that might otherwise strengthen the image.

G-RAID with Removable Drives

There are a lot of external storage solutions with many different configurations available today. Depending on your specific needs, it’s no longer just about size and speed, but about connections and compatibility.

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.

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.

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