Photography News | Issue 47 | photographynews.co.uk
The BenQ PD2500Q monitor, available for £334.99 has been professionally factory calibrated to 100% RGB and Rec.709 standards and is also Technicolor Color Certified for precise colour quality. This 25in 2K QHD (2560x1440) resolution offers viewers fine details and clarity and depth to images. It is compatible with Universal HDMI, DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort and USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity. BenQDesigner monitor PD2500Q Protectyour lens withtheMarumi ExusSolidfilter Kenro has added a new range of flagship lens filters from Marumi to its range. The construction of the Marumi Exus Solid filter features hardened glass which is seven times stronger than conventional filters and its super-slim design helps to avoid vignetting. The glass also has an ultra-low reflection rate of 0.2% and for added protection its anti- static coating is water and oil repellent allowing you to remove dust and fingerprints with a soft cloth. The Exus Solid is made in Japan and is available in 13 sizes from 37-82mm, with a further three sizes yet to be announced. Prices start from £53.94. benq.co.uk
News in brief
Interfit Honey Badger This new 320Ws studio flash head is named after the Guinness Book of World Records ‘World’s Most Fearless Creature’. It has a 7-stop power range and can be adjusted down to 5Ws in 1/10th of a stop increments. Price and availability still to be confirmed. uk.interfitphotographic.com
Kingston pocket size card reader
Kingston Digital has launched the MobileLite Duo 3C microSD card reader, which also reads SDHC, SDXC and UHS-I cards. It works with USB Type-A and Type-C ports and is compliant with USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) specification. Price is £16.63. kingston.com
Panoramic pictures with the PIXI Pano360
Suitable for CSCs, DSLRs, GoPro cameras and smartphones, the Manfrotto PIXI Pano360 allows you to create vibration-free panoramas, time-lapses and 360° hyper lapse videos. Its dedicated app allows you to control the speed rotation and angle of the head. This compact and portable device can easily fit into your bag and it can hold a maximum weight of 2kg. A ¼-inch thread attachment on the bottom of the device allows you attached it to a tripod. Create stunning panoramas with the PIXI Pano360which is available now for £124.95.
DiscountedDatacolor upgrade If you own a display calibration kit you can take advantage of Datacolor’s upgrade to Spyder5ELITE+, saving £130. The offer runs until 31 August and is for the package which includes the Spyder5ELITE+ software as well as a 90-day Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan membership. datacolor.com/ promo/crossgrade25
Shoot thecoast towin Photography News has teamed up with expert photo printers LumeJet to bring you the chance of seeing your favourite photographs produced as a glorious L.Type print. Win this free-to-enter contest and you will have £200 to spend on L.Type prints fromthe LumeJet website.
expansive vista with a stunning sky, but equally effectivemight be an arty study of a rock pool. Only one image is allowed and UK only residents can enter. Judging will be done by PN’s editor and the closing date is midnight 3 September 2017. For full terms and conditions please see photographynews.co.uk. The winner of last month’s contest for best travel imagewaswon byKimWalton. To enter (it's freex) visit photographynews. com/win, click on the LumeJet competition and submit your entry.
L.Type by LumeJet is the latest step in the company’s development and represents the culminationofover15yearsofresearchintosilver halide.LumeJethasalwaysbeenpassionateabout printing beautiful photography and now with L.Type the fusionof classic analogue silverhalide materials, cutting–edge digital print technology and super-accurate colour management enables the faithful replication of a photographic vision with hitherto unseen precision and sensitivity. To be in with the chance of winning £200 worth of L.Type prints all you have to do is enter your picture of our coastline. You may go for an
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