Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Like the American Idol effect on singers to the untrained ear, the clarity and performance that photographers expect from the soon-to-be-legendary Canon EOS 5D Mark III has to live up to the hype.

Nikon D800

Kudos to Nikon for bringing in such an incredible camera at an affordable price!

Glidetrack HD Hybrid Slider

The motion produced by slowly sliding a camera along a rail adds visual interest. For medium-sized camcorders and video-capable digital SLRs, a Scottish company has developed the Glidetrack HD Hybrid Slider.

X-Rite i1Photo Pro 2

The i1Photo Pro 2 is X-Rite’s impressive, new, comprehensive, color-management solution for professional photographers.

Zoom H4N Audio Recorder

Zoom’s top-of-the-line H4n is a 4-channel handheld audio recorder that can record to 24-bit/96-kHz WAV files in stereo mode. In 4-channel mode, the recorder tops at 24-bit/48-kHz, which equals DVD audio quality.

Ivy Bridge Processor

The Ivy Bridge chip is the third generation of Core series processors and the first to incorporate Intel’s new Tri-Gate 3D transistor technology using the world’s first 22nm manufacturing process.

Epson Artisan 1430 Printer

The Artisan1430 is Epson’s impressive, entry-level, tabloid-size (13x19inch), desktop printer. The low-cost 1430, which comes with a free copy of Adobe Elements, is aimed at photographers who are on a budget but still demand consistent, professional-quality, large prints.

HP Z1 Workstation

No oops about it, HP has done it again with the introduction of the Z1 Workstation. The engineering behind the first all-in-one workstation-class computer is nothing short of amazing. Designed specifically for professionals in the graphics, photography, video, and CAD industries, the Z1 sports a beautiful 27″, billion-color display with a maximum resolution of 2560×1440. Touchscreen capability would complete the display nicely.

Wacom Intuos5

About 10 years ago I borrowed (stole) my sister’s Intuos2 tablet and I’ve rarely used a mouse since. I almost can’t work without my tablets. When I heard that Wacom was coming out with the Intuos5, I couldn’t figure out how they were going to add anything that the Intuos4 didn’t already have since it was so good. Boy, was I naive.

Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT & Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT

It’s an exciting time for the Canon Speedlite community. Canon’s new radio-enabled 600EX-RT Speedlite and companion ST-E3-RT radio transmitter are a quantum leap forward in wireless E-TTL handheld flash technology. It’s a safe bet other handheld flash manufactures will soon follow suit.

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