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As of now, there are new firmware-updates available for the flash units mecablitz M400, 52 AF-1 digital and 26 AF-2. Moreover, the device firmware of mecablitz M400 and mecablitz 64 AF-1 digital can now also be updated via Apple computer system (macOS).
Hensel receives Most Innovative Brand 2017 of the Plus X Award
At the photokina 2016, the new compact flash unit “Foris“ by Hensel-Visit was introduced to the public for the very fist time as Project 2017.
The visitor feedback was overwhelmingly positive – the new hybrid concept convincing!
The Foris by Hensel was nominated for the worldwide biggest innovation award for technology, sport, and lifestyle, and convinced the independent jury of experts from 25 different industries.
Criteria for this award are among others: newly developed and innovative technology, exceptional design, and intelligent, user-friendly control concepts.
Good ergonomical and ecological product characteristics, a comprehensive scope of functions, the use of high-quality materials and the workmanship are further aspects of this award and were all convincingly fulfilled by Hensel.
Aktivas, the specialist with subject “Camera assurance”
Unser Partner Aktivas gehört seit vielen Jahren zu den kompetenten und treuen Partnern der Netzwerk Fotografie Community. Aktivas Kernkompetenz speziell für Fotointeressierte und Fotografen besteht unter anderem in allen Dienstleistungen zu den Themen Kameraversicherung und Sicherung der Kameraausrüstung auch und speziell auf Reisen.
Wir freuen uns, dass in diesem Jahr die Aktivas GmbH wieder auf der photo+adventure vom 10. bis 11. Juni im Duisburger Landschaftspark vertreten sein wird. Und wir empfehlen allen Gästen und natürlich auch unseren Besuchern eine Visite des Aktivas Standes. Denn nur dort bekommt Ihr Eure Fragen rund um das Thema Fotoversicherung kompetent beantwortet.
For many years our partner Aktivas belongs to the competent and loyal partners of Netzwerk Fotografie Community. Among the rest, Aktivas stays for competence especially for photo enthusiast and photographer in all services on the subjects camera assurance and protection of the camera equipment also and especially on travelling.
We are glad that this year the Aktivas GmbH will be represented again on photo+adventure from the 10th to the 11th of June in the Duisburger scenery park. And we recommend a visit of the Aktivas.
The perfect compact lens kit for emerging and independent film-makers
FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) will release the FUJINON MK50-135mm T2.9 (MK50-135mm) telephoto zoom cinema lens in July 2017. The MK50-135mm has a focal length of 50-135mm and can be combined with theFUJINON MK18-55mm T2.9 (MK18-55mm) standard zoom lens, that was released in March 2017, to form a kit that covers the most frequently-used focal lengths of 18mm to 135mm, accommodating a broader variety of conditions.
The rapid growth in popularity of movies made by emerging cinematographers in recent years, including corporate and commercial movies on the internet and other venues, has increased the opportunities for shooting movies using cinema and regular digital cameras, and it boosts demand for high-performance cinema lenses that deliver high resolution and advanced scene-depicting capability. For filming such materials, interchangeable lenses for digital cameras are often used instead of cinema camera lenses as they are more affordable and mobile. However, these lenses are designed primarily for shooting still images, and therefore prone to problems such as focus shift and optical axis shift while zooming, and so on.
In response, Fujifilm has developed the MK series of cinema lenses that resolve these issues while still offering advanced optical performance and an ultra-compact and lightweight design – all at an affordable price. The MK18-55mm that was launched in March this year has been popular among emerging cinematographers who praise it for its edge-to-edge sharpness and ease of handling thanks to its compact and lightweight design.
Boasts support for 4K UHD movies and tough durability
Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the COOLPIX W300 compact digital camera. The W300 is waterproof to 30 m, can withstand the shock of falls from as high as 2.4 m, and offers even greater performance with 4K UHD movies, all of which enable beautiful capture of the intended subject in nearly any environment.
In pursuit of more artistic portraits and landscapes with incredible rendering capabilities and natural bokeh
Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED, a wide-angle fixed focal length (prime) lens with a bright and fast f/1.4 maximum aperture and a focal length of 28 mm, compatible with Nikon FX-format digital SLR cameras.
The AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED is a fast, wide-angle fixed focal length lens that reproduces the natural expansion of a space, making it well suited to both portraits and landscapes. It maximizes the potential of today’s high-performance digital SLR cameras with the latest optical design, enabling stable and consistently superior image quality with sharp rendering all the way to the edges of the imaging area, beginning at the maximum aperture. What’s more, the maximum aperture of f/1.4 realizes artistic expression utilizing bright and beautiful bokeh. The AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED is loaded with features that enable superior rendering capabilities.
The first NIKKOR fisheye zoom lens to support both circular and full-frame fisheye effects
Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED, a first NIKKOR fisheye zoom lens, compatible with Nikon FX-format digital SLR cameras. This single fisheye zoom lens supports both circular and full-frame fisheye effects.
The AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED supports the 8-15 mm range of focal lengths and maximum apertures of f/3.5-4.5. With FX-format cameras, circular fisheye images with an angle of view of 180° vertical and horizontal are achieved when the lens is zoomed all the way out (wide-angle position). Zooming close to all the way in enables full-frame fisheye images with a diagonal angle of view of 180°. Moreover, full-frame fisheye images with diagonal angles of view up to 180° can be achieved in the range that begins at the DX mark on the lens and ends at the maximum telephoto position when shooting in DX format.
Enjoy the world of ultra-wide angles and superior image quality with the DX format
Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens compatible with Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras.
The AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR can easily be taken anywhere and allows users to readily enjoy full-scale ultra-wide-angle photography when used with Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras. Adoption of three aspherical lens elements with the latest optical design has achieved a lens that offers the superior optical performance that makes excellent image quality possible, all in a compact and lightweight package. Furthermore, features including an effective vibration reduction (VR) function, quiet AF drive, smooth manual focusing, and superior close-up performance support users by enabling agile shooting with DX-format cameras.
The AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR responds to the passion of photographers who are intent on expressing the magnificence of a landscape with wide angles or wish to capture photos from unique angles with the ultimate in image quality and agility.
Support for the 10-20mm*1 range of focal lengths, which allows users to enjoy full-scale ultra-wide-angle photography
A compact and lightweight lens that can easily be taken anywhere
Adoption of three aspherical lens elements with the latest optical design achieves superior rendering performance
A vibration reduction (VR) function that effectively reduces image blur caused by camera shake to a degree equivalent to a 3.5-stop increase in shutter speed (testing based on CIPA standards)*2
Adoption of a stepping motor (STM) enables even quieter AF drive operation, making it also ideal for movie recording
A focus ring that rotates smoothly for good operational feel with manual focusing
A maximum reproduction ratio of 0.17x and a minimum focus distance of 0.22 m (0.8 ft) enable extremely close-up shooting for bold and magnificent expression of the intended subject
*1 Angle of view equivalent to that of a 15-30mm lens in 35mm  format. *2 At the maximum telephoto position when a digital SLR camera equipped with an APS-C size image sensor is used. Specifications, design, product name and supplied accessories may differ by country or area. Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
“Porty” has become the synonym for battery-powered flash generators. There is a good reason for that: The ORIGINAL is unbeatable in all its advantages together. Take your chance, choose the best – choose the ORIGINAL!
The original always has its very special charm. Unfortunately, the term “original” is used too often nowadays. Regarding the Hensel Porty, however, one can speak in the truest sense of the original.
Many photographers feel the desire to get the original (we mean: for good reason!). Hensel offers two solutions in the area of devices, both of which are unbeatable in the sum of their advantages:
battery-powered Porty L generator and
mobile power supply Power Max L
Just in time for the start of the outdoor season, the BE ORIGINAL, CHOOSE THE ORIGINAL action from Hensel offers great deals regarding the Porty L to make the purchase decision easier for you.
The combination of kit and special promotion prices results in maximum price savings of over 1.230, – Euro!
Because of the extremely sharply calculated prices and the expected high demand these offers are limited to a maximum of 3 kits per person.
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has launched the DJI Spark, an easy-to-use, fun-to-fly mini camera drone that lifts off from the palm of your hand to capture and share the special moments in your life on the go.
Thanks to DJI’s powerful technology, Spark is the first drone that users can control by hand gestures alone, successfully removing the barriers between you and your camera in the sky. Even if you’ve never flown a drone before, flying Spark is easy because the only remote controller you’ll need is your hand.