SMDV is a little-known and relatively new Korean company making waves in the lighting space. They provided us with their newest development, the MegaBox 110 — a more affordable parabolic reflector for the budget-conscious. Read on to find out more!
Accurate color is important — especially if you make prints. If you've been waiting for the right deal to invest in a colorimeter for your monitors, TODAY is the day! Amazon has a lighting deal going on right now for the Datacolor Spyder5 PRO at just $99 (normally $179)!
Wise Advanced is a Taiwan based memory card manufacturer, that, apparently, has been around since 2002. I hadn't heard of the company, nor seen the name around until they contacted us with an opportunity to review their product.
There are some newcomers to the market with more affordable pricing (most notably Gravity Backdrops), but I figured I'd give DIY'ing my own canvas backdrop a try and seeing how it fits into my work before considering spending more money on a backdrop from a reputable studio.
Last Year, we posted about a Sam's Club "Pelican" style hard case that's enough to hold a DSLR body and a few lenses. This year, it seems that Sam's Club has seen how popular these types of cases are, and are now offering a 24" Rolling "Pelican" hard case, that looks to be the equivalent of the popular carry-on sized Pelican 1510.
Now that the 6D Mark II is out, we're beginning to see a lot of steep discounts on the older model. Coupled with the holiday shopping season, prices are dipping into entry-level territory. The original 6D is still a great full-frame camera with modern features like Wi-Fi, and is a perfect way to get into Full-Frame without breaking the bank.