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ProFoto announced HSS upgrade (1/8000 sec) for B1 off-camera flash

Few months ago I mentioned on NikonRumors that a high sync mode option will be added to the ProFoto B1 off-camera Flash system in the future. Today ProFoto announced a HSS (high speed sync) upgrade that will enable shooting as fast as 1/8000 of a second:

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HTC planning to release next generation RE action camera in 2015

In 2015 HTC will release the next generation of their RE action camera. HTC’s first RE model was announced in October and will start shipping in January. The camera has a 16MP sensor, full HD video, microSD slot and no LCD screen (connects to a smart phone). The price of the HTC RE is $200. Focustaiwan via Engadget

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Cyber Monday deals part 1

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Last moment Black Friday deals

Few last moment Black Friday deals (see also this post): → Fuji X100s camera (black) for $899.95 ($400 off) → Samsung NX300 camera with 18-55mm lens for $399 ($400 off) → Sigma dp2 camera for $599 ($400 off) → More Sony camera deals (check out also the Sony a7 trade-in program) → SanDisk 64GB Extreme Plus SDXC memory card for $39.95 (original: […]

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X-series filters on Kickstarter

There is an interesting Kickstarter project on new series of ultra-slim, weather-sealed X-Series ND and UV filters: Highest Quality Optics: Capture critically sharp images with SCHOTT B270 and AGCglass from Germany and Japan allows near 99% light transmittance. The X-Series filters have been precisely designed and engineered with the highest quality lenses in mind. Traction Frame: […]

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HTC coming with their own action camera on October 8th

HTC posted a video teaser for what looks like a new action camera that will be announced on October 8th: The folks over at Reddit found a possible leak of what this new action camera may look like: Update: here is another leaked picture of the HTC cam from Gizmodo:

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The 2014 Photokina show starts tomorrow

The 2014 Photokina show starts tomorrow. Here is a quick report from Ala’a Esmaiel (you can follow him for more Photokina pictures on Instagram @aljawad and flickr):

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