Nikon SB-5000 Radio Frequency Flash

January 9, 2016By 8x10Gear No Comments

Nikon has announced a new Speedlight on the heels of the D5 and D5000 – the SB-5000 Speedlight and WT-6A Wireless Transmitter. » available on Amazon » available from B&H » available from Adorama This is the first Speedlight in the Nikon lineup to use radio frequency instead of the usual infrared for communication to … Read More

Introducing the Nikon D5

January 8, 2016By 8x10Gear No Comments

Well it is official. Nikon has announced the new D5 DSLR. This will be the very top of the line in the Nikon lineup of cameras.

The Nikon D5 features an extended range ISO up to a whopping 3,280,000. Other new features include 4k video recording and a new autofocus system.

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Nikon Keymission 360 :: 4k Waterproof 360° Action Camera

January 7, 2016By 8x10Gear No Comments

360° video has become increasingly popular with various vloggers on YouTube. YouTube now supports 360° panning in videos and its been interesting to see people using this technology. The problem is that it takes a much higher resolution than 1080p to get decent results as the video needs to include enough information to display in … Read More

Zeiss Announces New Smartphone Lenses

January 7, 2016By 8x10Gear No Comments

Zeiss in partnership with Fellowes Brands has announced a premium line of lenses and accessories for mobile devices. The first in this lineup is a series of lenses that use an ExoLens attachment compatible with iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus (support for other devices to follow). Each lens will feature T* antireflective … Read More

Panasonic Compact Cameras and an M43 Leica 100-400mm Lens

January 6, 2016By 8x10Gear No Comments

Panasonic announced 2 new compact camera models and a micro 4/3 Leica 100-400mm lens today. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 The ZS100 features a 1 inch, 20 megapixel sensor and is capable of 4k video recording. The ZS100 features a 25mm-250mm (full-frame equivalent) f/2.9-5.9 Leica DC lens. The camera also features post-focus, .1 second Light Speed … Read More

Roger Mayne and the Children of Southam Street

January 6, 2016By 8x10Exhibitions No Comments

Gitterman Gallery in New York presents Roger Mayne. Roger Mayne was a British photographer who was probably best known for his work documenting the children of Southam Street in London. Born in 1929, Mayne found an interest in photography though his studies in chemistry at Balliol College, Oxford University where he met Hugo van Wadenoyen. … Read More

Kodak Announces New Super 8 Camera

January 6, 2016By 8x10Gear No Comments

Kodak announced this week it is planning on releasing a new Super 8 “next generation” film camera for release in Fall 2016. This is an interesting and curious move from the company who’s shuffled quite a bit in recent years going in and out of bankruptcy and other financial problems. But this marks a highly … Read More

Major Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibition Slated For 2016

January 3, 2016By 8x10Exhibitions No Comments

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles will open a major exhibition of Robert Mapplethorpe works based around a joint acquisition with LACMA from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation in 2011. The exhibition will feature iconic works from Mapplethorpe’s career from his early work in the 1970’s to the 1990’s. Featured will be portraits, still-life and figure … Read More