The BALLED Pro lights are LEDs that output a fixed 125 lumen. They’re suitable for object and food photography, can help with portrait shooting, and are great as a portable lighting kit when shooting video interviews.
The ring light look has been popular among fashion photographers for a while, but recently, it’s been making its way into other types of photography. Flashpoint has released the most affordable option for a constant ring light, the 14″ Fluorescent Dimmable Ring Light.
Rubber Monkey Software brings the world of analog to Photoshop (they also offer versions for Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Motion) with a very easy-to-navigate user interface to produce these effects with FilmConvert Pro.
The Hähnel Mk200 is a unidirectional microphone for DSLR and video cameras. It comes with two AAA batteries and a dead cat sock in the box. The Mk200 has a –10 to +10dB switch, a maximum SPL of 120dB, and a peak signal indicator.
Eye Candy has always been more than just effects in that it strived for photorealistic looks for design professionals. Version 7 not only makes leaps forward in performance and output quality, but also adds a new graphical user interface, as well as some new effects.
As a first impression, this tough, compact (5.2×3.8×2.9″) DSLR is rock-solid, with a rugged, stainless-steel chassis covered by a magnesium alloy. It also has a weather-sealed, coldproof design that makes it resistant to moisture, dust, and more.
Nikon carved out a new niche with the release of the Nikon D600, which targets new-to-intermediate DSLR users who want a full-frame (FX) sensor camera but don’t need all the features and functions of a pro-level DSLR.
Perfect Photo Suite 7 is sold in three different versions: Standard Edition, Lightroom & Aperture Edition, and Premium Edition. All editions work as standalone applications, but the Lightroom & Aperture and Premium Editions also work as plug-ins.