Tag Archive for PDNonline.com

11 Mirrorless Marvels

01-ROUNDUP-Samsung-NX500

By Greg Scoblete – January 12, 2016 – PDNonline.com No other camera category has seen as much innovation and novelty as the mirrorless market over the past several years, and the latest crop of models are a testament to that. They’re driving forward not only new features but more compact designs targeted at filmmakers just…

Object of Desire: Fujifilm Instax Mini 70

01-Objects-Fujifilm-Instax-Mini-70

  JANUARY 07, 2016 By Greg Scoblete – PDNonline.com At the tail end of the summer, Fujifilm made a presentation to investors detailing the meteoric, if somewhat confounding, rise in instant film camera sales. After a brief, smartphone-driven collapse in 2004, instant film camera sales have soared, offering reassuring proof that people still value the…

Phase One Acquires Mamiya

PhaseOne-logo

By Greg Scoblete – December 3, 2015 – PDNonline.com Phase One has acquired the assets of Mamiya Digital Imaging Company. Phase One had held a 45 percent stake in Mamiya since 2009 and will now take full control over the company’s production of medium format camera systems, central shutters and lenses. “Phase One is now…

Parents Are Naming Their Children After Instagram Filters

instagram-logo

  From PDNpulse – PDNonline.com – Many photographers take a dim view of Instagram filters. Many parents, evidently, don’t. According to Baby Center, parents naming their children after Instagram filters is a thing. Names such as Lux, Juno, Reyes, Ludwig, Amaro, Valencia, Willow are trending: The Instagram-inspired name Lux is up 75 percent on our list of baby…

Holiday Gift Guide: Great Gifts for Beginner Photographers

giftguidemain

NOVEMBER 10, 2015 By Greg Scoblete, Jacqui Palumbo & Taryn Swadba – PDNonline.com If contemporary culture has taught us anything, it’s that it’s never too early to start shopping for the holidays. Rather than  elbowing complete strangers away from a picked-over bargain rack at the mall, we’ve assembled a little buyer’s guide with some items…

Tenba’s New Cooper Messenger Bags Blends Form and Function

cooper_group

OCTOBER 29, 2015 – By Greg Scoblete – PDNonline.com Tenba is rolling out a new line of canvas and leather messenger photo bags with a silent Velcro flap. The Cooper series is made from a soft cotton canvas with full grain leather trim. The peach-wax cotton canvas exterior features water-repellant coating back with an ultra…

9 Video Editing Tools to Bring Motion to Life

10-gear-ROUNDUP-AppleFinalCutPro-s_rdax_450x277

October 26, 2015 By Greg Scoblete – www.pdnonline.com For many DSLR filmmakers, the phrase “8K” may seem more than a wee bit premature. But it’s a testament to how fast video technology is changing that at least one of the video editing programs in our roundup is supporting the resolution, even as other products are…

PDN Storage Review: Eyefi Mobi Pro

8-Gear-ProductReviews-Eyefi-Mobi-01-g

AUGUST 07, 2015 –By Greg Scoblete – PDNonline.com Digital cameras have their megapixel war, but a more intriguing—and arguably more significant—contest is underway in the photo industry. The battle over who gets to manage and secure your photo library is now expanding from desktop hard drives and external drives to encompass mobile devices and the…

Manfrotto Expands Off Road Photo Backpack Lineup

mborbp20rd

JULY 08, 2015 By Greg Scoblete = PDNonline.com Photographers hitting the dusty trail will have a new backpack option. Manfrotto added a new member to its Off Road series of outdoor photo backpacks. The new 20L joins the 30L, which was launched in January. According to Manfrotto, the 20L has room for a mid-sized DSLR…

Object of Desire: Shai Gear SpiderPro Hand Strap

OBJECTSSpiders

June 26, 2015 By Greg Scoblete – PDNonline.com You may know Shai Gear as the company that let you wear a camera on your belt and feel less like a bumbling tourist with a fanny pack and more like a swaggering sheriff stepping into a dusty street for a shootout. Their next act, the SpiderPro…