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Nikon SB-700

Dennis Hissink
Photokina report
Wednesday 15th, September 2010
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

News Report Photokina - Nikon is pleased to announce a new Speedlight - the SB-700. Packed with features, this is an easy-to-use, yet sophisticated flash in a compact body. The Nikon SB-700 Speedlight will be a welcome addition to anyone looking to expand their range of lighting techniques and explore the options of the Nikon Creative Lighting system. The flash is ideal for a wide range of applications, ranging from portrait and studio to events and night-time photography and has the high quality you expect from a Nikon Speedlight. The Nikon SB-700 Speedlight is available from November 26 and will have a RRP of € 339.

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Sigma EF-610 DG Super

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Sigma announces the launch of the new Electronic Flash EF-610 DG SUPER. The Sigma EF-610 DG SUPER Flash unit features a powerful Guide Number of 61 and is designed to work with the latest TTL auto exposure systems of all popular digital and film SLR cameras. The autozoom function automatically sets the optimum illumination angle in accordance with the lens' focal length in a range from 24mm to 105mm. When the built-in Wide Panel is used, the Sigma EF-610 DG SUPER Electronic Flash can cover an angle of 17mm. For bounce flash, the Sigma flashgun head can be tilted up by 90 degrees, to the left by 180 degrees, or to the right by 90 degrees.

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Sigma EF-610 DG ST

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Sigma announces the launch of the new Electronic Flash EF-610 DG ST. The Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash unit features a powerful Guide Number of 61 and is designed to work with the latest TTL auto exposure systems of all popular digital and film SLR cameras. The Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash features TTL automatic flash exposure control for easy operation. The autozoom function automatically sets the optimum illumination angle in accordance with the lens' focal length in a range from 24mm to 105mm. When the built-in Wide Panel is used, the new Sigma flash can cover the angle of 17mm. For bounce flash, the Sigma flashgun head can be tilted up by 90 degrees, to the left by 180 degrees, or to the right by 90 degrees.

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Apple TV

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 3rd, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Apple announced the new Apple TV which offers the simplest way to watch your favorite HD movies and TV shows on your HD TV for the breakthrough price of just $99. Apple TV users can choose from the largest online selection of HD movies to rent, including first run movies for just $4.99, and the largest online selection of HD TV show episodes to rent from ABC, ABC Family, Fox, Disney Channel and BBC America for just 99 cents. Apple TV also streams content from Netflix, YouTube, Flickr and MobileMe, as well as music, photos and videos from PCs and Macs to your HD TV. Enjoy slideshows of your photos using Apple TV’s selection of built-in slideshows.

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Pentax macro flash

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

Hoya Corporation Pentax Imaging System Division is pleased to announce the launch of the Pentax AF160FC dedicated auto macro flash. This new accessory flash unit is particularly designed for advanced close-up applications using the automatic exposure-control system of Pentax digital SLR cameras. The P-TTL auto flash system of the Pentax AF160FC macro flash constantly assures the proper exposure level, by measuring the flash’s pre-discharge with the camera’s image sensors and assessing the subject’s lighting condition with the camera’s multi-pattern metering system. Due to the user-friendly operation with a single control dial on the back panel users can easily change flash-modes and discharge-level adjustments.

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Sigma Macro Flash

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new Electronic Flash Macro EM-140 DG for Sony and Pentax cameras. Electronic Flash Macro EM-140 DG is designed to work with both AF 35mm film and Digital SLR cameras. The Sigma EM-140 DG Macro Flash is ideal for photographing subjects in fine detail when the shadowless mode is used and is extremely effective for scientific and medical applications. Dual flash tubes can fire simultaneously or separately. Using only one flashtube creates shadow, which can give a three-dimensional feeling to the subject. The flash features a guide number of 14 w/ISO 100. The Modeling Flash function makes it possible to check for reflections and shadows before actually taking the flash picture.

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Enjoy the full potential of your electronic device with the use of the right accessory. With the continued growth and change of today’s technology driven market accessories play an important role. The Photokina 2012 Imaging and Trade show held in Cologne, Germany, is the show to learn about the latest innovative accessories for digital imaging. And it is not only for the high-end professional photographer who is looking for a tool or extra set-up for his studio, there are plenty of great accessories for the amateur photographer too. The market is changing and developing every day, and with each new device a new accessory is born. The Photokina show is the event to be and to find the right solution for a wide range of digital imaging products and other electronic devices. Mark the date, September, 2012 - Photokina World of Imaging.

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