In Depth Look – Filmconvert Nitrate

Filmconvert Nitrate Splashscreen

We spent years trying to move away from film to the digital world.  It was cheaper, quicker and easier to work with, especially when it comes to visual effects work.  However, in the last few years, some more high profile directors have moved back to film, but for most productions out there, digital is still […]

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Retrospective Backpack 15L: the return of the classic canvas rucksack

Retrospective backpack: the return of the classic canvas rucksack

Looking like a backpack from yesteryear, the Retrospective Backpack 15L mixes the vintage looks with the durable materials from modern days, from closed-cell foam interiors to DWR to repel the elements. Whether bushwhacking through the outback or horse packin’ in the Wild West, the Retrospective Backpack 15L is designed for adventure travel photography. With this […]

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Plugable releases 512GB version of its Thunderbolt 3 NVMe

Plugable releases 512GB version of its Thunderbolt 3 NVMe 3

Back in November 2019, I reviewed and published speed tests of Plugable’s Thunderbolt 3 NVMe SSD (link ahead). Now Plugable is offering a new, lower-capacity 512GB at a corresponding lower price if US$199, with a temporary discount of US$20 at US$179. Ahead is a link to my November review, the press release and purchase link. […]

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Hasselblad XCD 4/45P: the world’s lightest digital medium format AF lens

Hasselblad XCD 4/45P: the world's lightest digital medium format AF lens

The Hasselblad XCD 45P is the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens on the market today, a lens designed for anything from travel photography to urban exploration and documentary. Designed to further the capabilities of all X System cameras (support of XCD 45P for X1D-50c to be enabled in upcoming firmware update) by taking […]

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