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Photography News Issue 24 absolutephoto.com

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Kit to go It has started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the creation of the Exo GP-1, which the guys at Exo say will help unlock the power of your action camera. So with the GP-1 external housing you’ll have your GoPro looking slick in the style department, but you’ll also be able to mount your GoPro on a tripod and use it alongside conventional camera accessories. It comes with a viewfinder and you’ll even be able to fit filters to the front to get even Ever felt like your GoPro stood out a bit like a sore thumb in a sea of chrome and leather covered DSLRs and CSCs? Well you’re clearly not the only one. New-Zealand based EXO Camera Equipment has come up with a nifty solution to disguise your GoPro as an ordinary camera to helpmake taking stills with it that little bit easier.

more out of your GoPro than ever before. The possibilities with this product are exciting and endless. A minimum pledge of $5 will get you a thank you from the Exo team, but if you want to get your hands on the product itself an early bird offer of $245 will get you a brown or black version of the GP-1 – but act fast before the offer runs out.

Don’tmiss the next issue Issue 25 of Photography News is out on Monday 19 October. If you want to submit your club’s news for it, we’ll need it by 8October. absolutephoto.com your pictures, as well as edit and order prints for home delivery or collection. It’s for both Android and iOS devices. kodak.com Save your images Kodak has launched a new free service, the all-in-one Kodak Moments app. This enables you to both capture and preserve

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Above Madrid, Spain, 1933. Henri Cartier-Bresson: Magnum Photos. Courtesy Foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson.

You can’t talk about photography without the name Henri Cartier- Bresson cropping up. Considered by many to be one of the most important photographers of the 20th century you can now see 50 of his famous masterpieces at The Fine Art Society in London. They’re on display from 6 to 29 October. Having travelled the world as a photojournalist, Cartier-Bresson has witnessed an impressive

list of historic events, from Gandhi’s last days through to the Communist victory in China. The collection of signed prints shows many of Cartier-Bresson’s most renowned pieces of work, including Behind the Gare St Lazare, Paris, 1932; Coronation of King George VI, 1937; and portraits of the likes of Henri Matisse and Marilyn Monroe.

There are two new Braun camera bag ranges, the Kenora and Ocean series, both of which have now hit the high street. The Kenora series comes in five sizes and is made for DSLRs as well as CSCs; divide your gear between two compartments; the top is the easy-access pouch for your personal items while the bottom area is set aside for camera equipment with quick access from the side. There’s a laptop compartment in the back section and it’s cushioned throughout for added protection. There are six sizes in the Ocean series and each model comes with quick side access and can store a DSLR or camcorder. Prices start at £13.80 for theKenora series and £10.44 for theOcean series.

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