Photography News Issue 24 absolutephoto.com
Win a Bouncelite The Bouncelite is a clever flash modifier that fits over your accessory flashgun and improves the light in a huge number of ways. Incorporating both a large diffuser panel at the front and a bounce door on the top to spill the light or reflect it off a ceiling or wall, you can adapt the illumination to any subject and get everything from hard or soft looks whenever you want them. ant to improve your flash photography? We’ve got three superb modifier kits to win...
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Editing inWindows 10 Keeping up with the latest operating systems, Cyberlink has now upgraded its PowerDVD and PowerDirector media playback and editing apps so they’re compatible with the new Windows 10. cyberlink.com demand, G-Technology has now launched a brand-new platform, the G-Technology Windows Format Wizard, which enables users to quickly reformat their drives for a PC in under two minutes. It’s also added a number of new drives to its series, including the G-DOCK ev Solo (£67) and the G-SPEED STUDIO XL with two ev Series Bay Adapters, with prices starting at £1867 for a 18TB version. g-technology.com Lens bundle promo Hasselblad shooters listen up. You can now get your hands on the H5D-50c (with or without Wi-Fi) with an HC f/2.8 80mm lens together for £16,295 (£16,995 with Wi-Fi). Or you can trade in your medium- format camera for a discount of £1000 on any Hasselblad lens; trade in two and get a £2300 discount on any two Hasselblad lenses. The offer stands until 31 December. hasselblad.com G-Tech rethink In line with customer
Weighing only 250g it’s very portable, too, so it won’t slow you down on a day’s shooting, and, of course, it can be used to improve the light on or off the camera. See our full review on page 50 for more details or check out bouncelite.com for the full story. So, if you’d like to be in with a chance of winning your own Bouncelite Venue kit, which includes the basic Bouncelite model, plus a range of colour filters that are inserted using the supplied filter cassette – a package worth a total of £119.99 – just answer the following question:
Q: Where is the Bouncelite’s bounce door? A: On top
B: On the side C: At the back
To enter, head to our website at absolutephoto.com . The closing date is 30 November 2015 and winners will be chosen on 10 December. Entries are open to UK residents only and you’ll need to be 16 or over to take part. Prizes will be shipped for arrival before Christmas. Entry is restricted to one per person. Full terms & conditions are on the website. Good luck!
High capacity, rugged USB memory available Samsung ups its memory game USB drives don’t exactly get the pulse racing, but Samsung’s new range of slimUSB flash drives are pretty impressive. The Bar type version is lightweight and designed specifically for use with PCs, coming in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities and offering read speeds of up to 130MB/s, which equates to downloading a 2.4GB full HD video in less than 20 seconds. The most compact USB in the range is the FIT. Designed for use with slim notebooks, it comes in 32GB and 64GB capacities and has a read speed of up to 130MB/s as well. For use with a smartphone or tablet, there’s the DUO. It comes in the same sizes and has the same read speed as the FIT. Each USB can survive up to 72 hours in seawater and in temperatures from -0°C to 60°C.
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