Camera accessories archive

  • Vacion CineTrack Pro camera slider review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Vacion CineTrack Pro camera slider review

    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 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Litepanels Croma review

    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 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Steadicam Merlin2 review

    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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...

  • Olympus teams with Harley Davidson for studded camera cases
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    Olympus teams with Harley Davidson for studded camera cases

    By 23 February 2010

    You like gadgets, you like motorbikes, and now you can show your love for both with a new range of Harley Davidson Olympus camera bags say the two companies.   The cases will come with "silver studs, buckles, chains and the iconic Harley-Davidson motorcycle...

  • Joby goes magnetic with new Gorillapod tripod
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    Joby goes magnetic with new Gorillapod tripod

    By 19 February 2010

    Joby has announced two new additions to the Gorillapod family of products, the Gorillapod Magnetic (as the name might suggest, a magnetic version of its flexible tripod) and the Ballhead X. "With the addition of powerful magnets in the feet, the Gorillapod...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Jessops offers up to 50% off cameras
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    Daily Tech Deal: Jessops offers up to 50% off cameras

    By 29 December 2009

    If you're one of those people who just can't get enough of shopping and are straight back into the fray after Christmas, then we have something that'll be right up your street. Jessops will be giving up to 50% off selected products  - mainly compact...

  • Countdown to Christmas: Buy an Olympus Pen E-P1 get flash free
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    Countdown to Christmas: Buy an Olympus Pen E-P1 get flash free

    By 11 December 2009

    In today's Countdown to Christmas deal we bring you news of an offer from Olympus, featuring its Pen E-P1. In the UK, from Saturday 12 December, when you buy a Pen E-P1 you'll qualify for a free FL-14 flash, with the offer open until the end of January...

  • Win one of ten Eye-Fi Share Cards
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    Win one of ten Eye-Fi Share Cards

    By 18 November 2009

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Eye-Fi to celebrate the launch of its cards in the UK,and subsequently are giving away 10 Eye-Fi Share Cards with an RRP of £69.99 each. The company states that you can "say goodbye to cables with Eye-Fi, the first wireless...

  • 10 perfect Christmas presents for...photographers
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    10 perfect Christmas presents for...photographers

    By 18 November 2009

    Welcome and merry Christmas, in that November kind of way, to the first of our Pocket-lint guides on the perfect presents to buy this year. Yesterday we started the ball rolling with our 101 superb online stores but if that didn't cause any inspiration,...

  • Eye-Fi wireless memory cards to launch in the UK
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    Eye-Fi wireless memory cards to launch in the UK

    By 8 October 2009

    Eye-Fi's wireless memory cards will soon be available in the UK, it's been officially announced. Due to hit shop shelves on 19 October, Eye-Fi cards allow users to wirelessly upload photos and videos to their computer and the Web when in range of a Wi-Fi...

  • Sony announces VRD-MC6 DVDirect DVD recorder
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    Sony announces VRD-MC6 DVDirect DVD recorder

    By 8 July 2009

    Sony has announced its next-generation multi-function DVDirect DVD recorder, which can transfer high-def as well as standard-def home videos and digital photos to DVD discs without using a computer. The new VRD-MC6 has a 2.7-inch colour LCD screen for...

  • Photographers utility belt concept helps you capture the moment
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    Photographers utility belt concept helps you capture the moment

    By 16 June 2009

    While cameras like the Panasonic Lumix GH-1 and newly announced Olympus E-P1 Pen cameras sport still, voice and video in one package, for the rest of us still lugging around three or four bits of kit, one company has come up with a new baggage system....

  • LG officially launches the Viewty Smart
    Phones

    LG officially launches the Viewty Smart

    By 20 April 2009

    Following leaks, and LG's German operations confirming the device via its blog, LG has now officially announced the launch of its 6.5-million selling Viewty successor - the LG-GC900 Viewty Smart. With a focus on imaging, the Viewty Smart offers an 8-megapixel...

  • Jobo PhotoGPS review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Jobo PhotoGPS review

    By 17 February 2009

    With Geo-tagging of images slowly edging its way into the mainstream, Jobo has created the PhotoGPS to allow regular DSLR users with a working hot shoe to get in on the action. But is it worth the bother? We go out and about to find out. The Jobo PhotoGPS...

  • 8MP cameraphones duel over advertising idea
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    8MP cameraphones duel over advertising idea

    By 22 October 2008

    You're a mobile phone manufacturer and need to think of a way - outside the normal advertising channels - to promote your new 8-megapixel cameraphone. What do you do? It seems Samsung and Sony Ericsson have come up with very similar ideas to promote their...

  • Epson P-7000 Multimedia Photo Viewer review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Epson P-7000 Multimedia Photo Viewer review

    By 21 October 2008

    This is the latest generation of Epson’s multimedia display devices and the Epson P-7000 Multimedia Photo Player takes what was an undoubtedly an already good product range and adds a set of improvements to make the kit even more tempting. The P-7000...

  • New SanDisk memory card readers to launch in November
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    New SanDisk memory card readers to launch in November

    By 30 September 2008

    SanDisk is to launch two new memory card readers that promise to let you stream data to your images faster than before. Although not officially announcing the new products until November, Pocket-lint has learnt that the new models; called the SanDisk...

  • JOBO photoGPS brings Geotate tech to the masses
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    JOBO photoGPS brings Geotate tech to the masses

    By 25 September 2008

    News of Geotate has been circling the web for some time, but recent developments have seen this technology take a step further. For those not in the know, Geotate provides a geotagging solution for cameras, both video and still, either as an in-built...