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Vacion CineTrack Pro camera slider
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Vacion CineTrack Pro camera slider

By 6 September 2013

Look around online and watch some video, it won't take long for you to notice that production values don't rely on hand-held gear. And that's where the Vacion CineTrack Pro comes in: it's a camera "slider" for smaller scale gear - such as phone cameras,... >>

Litepanels Croma
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Litepanels Croma

By 11 September 2012

You might not have heard of Litepanels, unless you happen to be a professional videographer or photographer. The firm specialises in all manner of lighting systems, but for most people these solutions are far too expensive. But now, the firm is launching... >>

Steadicam Merlin2
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Steadicam Merlin2

By 12 July 2012

It's hard to overstate the effect that Steadicam has had on camerawork. Football is given a new edge by cameras that can move around on the pitch without any of the traditional shaking that comes with shoulder-mounted cameras. Movies that use steadicam... >>

Best compact tripods

Best compact tripods

By 20 February 2012

When you need to balance your camera for timer shots, long-exposure images or when you're zoomed in at one hell of a distance, you’re going to need a tripod to prevent camera shake and blur. For holidays and travel, carrying a three-legged contraption... >>

GoPro HD Hero2 Wi-Fi BacPac pictures and hands-on

GoPro HD Hero2 Wi-Fi BacPac pictures and hands-on

By 11 January 2012

Want to hear about more accessories to make the GoPro HD Hero2 even more awesome than it already is? Of course you do. Over in the city of Sin at International CES 2012, the Woodman Labs owned company was keen to show off the latest trick up its extreme... >>

Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts

Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts

By 22 September 2011

Launching a compact system camera without a system to support it would be disastrous. Fortunately, Nikon has announced a full run of accessories and lenses for their new Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 J1 compact system cameras, or as they like to put it Advanced... >>

Best five camera bags for all occasions

Best five camera bags for all occasions

By 5 August 2011

Having a decent bag to lug your precious camera kit about in is crucial. Without one, lenses will get scratched and dropped, memory cards lost and plenty of things dented and bashed about.  There are however a massive number of camera bags to choose... >>

Paul Smith on the case for the Leica D-Lux 5

Paul Smith on the case for the Leica D-Lux 5

By 28 July 2011

Anyone looking to spend even more on a Panasonic LX5 might just have had their day made by Leica who has announced two cases made by Paul Smith to go with the compact re-badge that is the Leica D-Lux 5. From somewhere between the English fashion designer... >>

Cool camera key fobs stand out from the bunch

Cool camera key fobs stand out from the bunch

By 24 February 2011

The age old problem of finding the right key when trying to get into something important (usually your house, or perhaps car) looks to have been solved in style thanks to the Key-Met camera key fobs, which bring a little photo fun to the humble key. The... >>

Manfrotto Pocket tripod hands on

Manfrotto Pocket tripod hands on

By 22 September 2010

Camera accessory specialist Manfrotto has managed to come up with something to appeal to more than just the professional or keen enthusiast at Photokina 2010. Meet the Manfrotto Pocket MP1 and MP3 pocket-sized tripods that'll fit just about any compact... >>