Monthly Archives: October 2016

PhotoPlus 2016 Show Report

October 26, 2016
PhotoPlus 2016 Show Report

October means many things. Fall, cooler weather, leaves turning color, Halloween, and photography. Every October, the Jacob Javits Center in New York City hosts the PhotoPlus Photography Exposition. I used to travel to this show every year, but now I go on even years the coincide with the Photokina show in Cologne, Germany. I...
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Saying Goodbye to Mac

October 17, 2016
Saying Goodbye to Mac

After eight years of nearly uninterrupted service, I finally had to retire my Mac Pro 2008. This dual-Xeon workstation served me long and faithfully, but Apple and the economy conspired against my upgrading to the latest and greatest Mac Pro. However, this was not a surprise. I saw the writing on the wall a...
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Manfrotto Launches Befree Live Video Tripod

October 14, 2016
Manfrotto Launches Befree Live Video Tripod

Upper Saddle River, N.J. (October 13, 2016) – Manfrotto, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, launches Befree Live – the smallest, most on the go versatile video tripod and kits in the Manfrotto range. Befree Live will premier in the U.S. next week at...
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Photo Trivia: Lost in Space

October 11, 2016
Photo Trivia: Lost in Space

The standard Hasselblad 500C was extensively used by NASA during the Project Mercury program in 1962-3, and continued through to Project Gemini. During Gemini 10 in 1966, astronaut Michael Collins accidentally let slip his camera during a space-walk, and it drifted into space. For the Apollo moon-landing program, the motorized 500 EL was adopted,...
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Bowens Launches Generation X Flash Range

October 5, 2016
Bowens Launches Generation X Flash Range

Upper Saddle River, N.J. (October 5, 2016) – Manfrotto Distribution, Inc., distributor of Bowens products in the United States, proudly announces the launch of the new Generation X flash range by Bowens. These innovative units will debut in the U.S. at PhotoPlus Expo in New York City later this month and mark a renaissance...
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