Photography News: Canon has released a powerful new Speedlite with a rechargeable battery, an LED modeling light and new Xenon bulb and EOS M50 Mark II mirrorless digital camera
B&H Photo is pleased to share that Canon has announced a new powerful on-camera flash unit with a Xenon bulb for consistent output and a rechargeable Li-ion battery that will enable up to 335 flashes per charge. Designed for professionals and advanced amateurs, the Canon Speedlite EL-1 provides a Guide Number of 197′ at ISO 100 and 200mm, which is comparable to that of the 600EX II-RT Speedlite.
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Canon EL1 Speedlite (Photo: Business Wire)
The new EL-1 has a range of 24-200mm with a fast recycling time of 0.1-0.9 seconds. It also features an LED Modeling Lamp with adjustable brightness and color temperature controls. With a fully charged battery, the
It’s no secret that smartphones have had a serious impact on digital camera sales in recent years; fewer people feel the same imperative to own compact cameras and digital SLRs as they once did. So camera makers are looking for ways to entice you to jump back into the deep end of the photography pool. Earlier this year Nikon unveiled its Z5, a great-looking entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera at a pretty attractive price. But how to get you to buy one? How about if you could try it risk-free for a month? Done and done. For a limited time, if you buy a Nikon Z5, you can try it at home for 30 days essentially for free — because if you aren’t happy with it, you can return it for a full refund.
This is all part of Nikon’s Yellow Program, designed to let you get enough hands-on time
Nikon has just launched an initial beta of its Webcam Utility software for macOS users, bringing the field of view and clarity of their DSLR and mirrorless cameras to your FaceTime and Zoom calls.
The new Webcam Utility for Mac follows the similar beta launched for Windows users in August. It supports Nikon’s DSLR cameras as well as its Z line of mirrorless cameras. That includes the just-launched — and reviewed — Nikon Z5.
During the work-from-home boom, users have been flocking to video conferencing software such as Zoom but were limited on the quality of their video meetings, in part, by their Mac’s integrated cameras. By utilizing the larger sensors and glass of a dedicated camera, users are able to get a much sharper image, a higher resolution image, and an increased depth of field.
Nikon isn’t the only one releasing a webcam utility for Mac users. Canon, Olympus,