Digital camera accessories: the range of choice is huge. We’ve picked out the best camera accessories to help you. Read about camera bags, lens filters, sensor cleaning, tripods, memory cards, software, gadgets & accessory news here!
As a wildlife photographer I’m always asked what equipment I use and especially which accessories I rely on most when I am out in the field. I usually carry a large amount of odd bits and bobs that can really help make life easier – here are my top ten.
There’s been a lot of buzz about the Black Rapid range of camera straps and I’ve been wondering for a while what all the fuss is about. Just after I got the Black Rapid RS-7, I took it to Istanbul for 5 days and gave it a pretty good run. My aim wasn’t really to test it’s weight limits but to figure out whether the RS7 would make carrying it easier than my usual method…
I thought it’d be fun to ask some of the other photography fanatics around the office to share what their essential accessories for holiday photography are. Here’s what we love…
Along with the launch of their 2 new digital SLR cameras, the EOS 600D and 1100D (see other post) Canon also announced the arrival of 2 new Speedlite flashguns, the 320EX and the 270EX II. Because the 320EX is a brand new model, it’s difficult to know exactly what we should expect, but it certainly seems well equipped. The Canon Speedlite 270EX II is, as the name suggests, an upgraded version of and replacement for the Canon Speedlite 270EX, offering the same tilt/bounce functionality plus some new features.
The Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch combines the benefits of Multi-Touch with the comfort and precision of a pen to give you a powerful new way to work with your computer. Use finger taps and hand gestures to navigate and perform simple commands like zoom, scroll, rotate and more.
We’re excited to announce that Eye-Fi wireless memory cards have arrived on the shelves at Wex Photographic, ready to make your Christmas. It’s time to make your digital camera wireless and experience hassle free image transfer – or even better – as a great gift for your cable-shy family member (Hi Sis!)
The new lightning-fast SanDisk Extreme & Extreme Pro compact flash memory cards are beginning to arrive on the shelves at Wex Photographic, plus the well-known Ultra II and Extreme III CF ranges have received a speed boost!
Colour management doesn’t feature in many photographers’ workflow and quite frankly they’re missing out. Calibrating your monitor is an essential first step; viewing images with accurate colour can save you hours of photo-editing that often result in grisly prints (featuring your portrait subject with glowing orange fake Tan-Go skin tones).
The Manfrotto 190 CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre tripod has just been awarded Gold by Digital Photo magazine. Digital Photo looked at six of the top carbon fibre tripods in the market and put them through some vigorous testing.
The new PocketWizard FlexTT5 & MiniTT1 wireless TTL triggers have landed in Canon E-TTL II flavour (Nikon i-TTL due soon) and we wanted to share the fantastic welcome they’ve received from photographers. Don’t miss out on the wireless TTL revolution!