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photokina 2014: the bellwether trade fair

© photokina 2014 koelnmesse impression

photokina 2014: the bellwether trade fair Position as the world’s leading innovation and business platform for the imaging sector emphatically underscored – once again some 185,000 visitors from around the globe flocked to photokina in Cologne – exhibitors praise strong international presence The 33rd photokina, which ended on Sunday (21 September 2014), was a great success. Some 185,000 visitors from more than 160 countries experienced a trade fair that presented a rarely seen image of youthfulness and freshness. Action cams and livestyle cams, wearables, multicopters and professional film equipment supplemented the diverse array of the photographic and imaging industry offering … Continue reading

Using the Badpter

Badpter by 3D printed ideas

Here is the promised report about using the Badpter. The smart and clever way attaching your Cokin or Lee filter holder. I introduced the Badpter at a more technical level just a few weeks before. For those who read this article first – sorry no mistake in writing the name – Badpter is correct. The Badpter is a bayonet adapter ring that you can use instead of the original screw in adapter ring to attach your filter holder. The Badpter will fit into the bayonet that takes your lenses lens hood.  There are several advantages the Badpter will be mounted in just a few seconds, attached you can … Continue reading

DIY eyepiece cover / viewfinder cover

DIY eyepiece cover tools you need

What a discovery! While writing my German post on how easy it is to build your own eyepiece or viewfinder cover, I was really amazed and confused as my post was relying on that small piece of plastic we call “Heftstreifen”. What we use here at our daily business in offices for paperwork is something that seems not to be used at all outside of Germany and hard to find. These strips just cost a few cent. But already in England, USA or Canada it seems you won’t find them in quantity or quality we have here. Finally I found out that … Continue reading

The new EOS 7D Mark II – built for speed

Design Cut EOS 7D Mark II 3 B Special

The new EOS 7D Mark II – built for speed Canon today unleashes the EOS 7D Mark II, the ultimate DSLR to capture action other cameras simply miss. Building on the class-leading performance of the iconic EOS 7D, and harnessing technologies found in the flagship, professional EOS-1D X, the revolutionary camera is made for speed, with extreme power and performance providing the freedom for enthusiast photographers to shoot a world of ever-changing action.  Completely rebuilt and redesigned, the EOS 7D Mark IIdelivers all the performance of its predecessor – and much more. Made for life’s fastest moments, the camera can capture an … Continue reading

photokina: best pictures from famous photographic competitions

Glanzlichter 2014: All-Over Winner Pal Hermansen: Coming Home. © Fotograf und projekt natur & fotografie

photokina – world of imaging 2014: The best of the best photokina presents the best pictures from famous photographic competitions At each photokina they are inspiration and motivation in equal measure: the photo exhibitions with the best pictures from famous photographic competitions. Once again this year the world’s leading trade fair for imaging will be presenting the best photos from numerous tenders for (budding) pros and amateur photographers. You will find below an overview of the photographic exhibitions at photokina 2014. Canon professional photographic promotion prize The Canon professional photographic promotion prize is targeted at up and coming professionals. For the … Continue reading Services