New Manfrotto 504X Fluid Video Head

Manfrotto has announced the 504X Fluid Video Head, which supports a payload of 26.5lbs and features a four-step counterbalance system.

Designed for smooth, stable video footage, the Manfrotto 504X features a bridge architecture that allows for a wider top surface and a longer sliding plate to provide greater balance and stability.  Though lighter than the 504HD, the 504x features an increased load capacity of 26.5 pounds (that is 12 kg for our readers in Europe and the UK) with a four-step counterbalance to help offset the weight of the camera while operating.

The head features a flat base with a 3/8″-16 female mounting thread, enabling you to mount it on most tripods, monopods, sliders and rigs.

The Manfrotto 504X is made of lightweight aluminium. It’s priced at $359 for the head only and is also available in kits. You can pre-order the Manfrotto 504X now from retailers such as B&H Photo (get the head only or check out the different kits available.

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UURig Metal L-Plate with Cold Shoe for Fujifilm X-T4

The Metal L-Plate for FUJIFILM X-T4 from UURig is a machined aluminum camera grip with an integrated Arca-style dovetail for quickly mounting into a compatible style receiver.

UURig Metal L-Plate with Cold Shoe for Fujifilm X-T4 is now available for pre-order at B&HAmazon.

The plate’s machined areas allow full access to the camera’s side ports and battery compartment, with a cutout allowing a power supply cable access to the battery door. The anti-twist lips and rubber traction pads secure the camera body in place and prevent unwanted movement. The hand grip features a leather-like design for comfortable grip and traction.

An integrated cold shoe allows an external microphone or other accessory to be conveniently mounted. It also features 14 accessible 1/4″-20 mounting sockets on the sides and bottom of the plate, allowing the grip to be mounted directly onto a tripod or other rig. The multiple sockets allow the option for mounting a variety of accessories in a variety of combinations. Continue reading “UURig Metal L-Plate with Cold Shoe for Fujifilm X-T4”

Sony Announces Replacement Program for Some SD Memory Cards

Sony has issued a product advisory for three of its SD card product lines, stating video captured with these cards could become corrupted without warning.

The product advisory says cards in Sony’s regular SF-M cards, the TOUGH SF-M series, and the TOUGH SF-G series are affected by an issue wherein ‘data on [the affected cards] may be damaged or data may not be recorded correction when shooting video on a camera in the video speed class mode.’ No further information is provided on what exactly is causing the problem, but Sony says it’s offering replacement cards through March 31, 2022 for SD cards currently under warranty.

Check out the Best CFexpress Cards and Best CFexpress Card Readers.

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New Lexar Professional CFexpress USB 3.1 Memory Card Reader

New Lexar Professional CFexpress USB 3.1 Memory Card Reader has been announced. This new Lexar Professional CFexpress USB 3.1 Memory Card Reader is geared towards making the workflow of professional photographers and videographers faster.

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Best CFexpress Card Readers in 2020

Here are the best CFexpress memory card readers? In this article we list the top recommended & fastest CFexpress card readers in 2020.

The CFexpress card is relatively new and it is currently the fastest and the most capable memory card format on the market. CFexpress cards will be the default choice for next-generation stills and video cameras. If you are using a camera with CFexpress/XQD card slot (like Canon EOS-1D X Mar IIINikon D6 and Canon EOS C300 Mark III), you will need a fast CFexpress card, and an additional reliable CFexpress card reader to ensure faster data transfer speeds.

As of writing Sony, Delkin Devices, SanDisk, ProGrade Digital, Lexar has already announced their CFexpress memory cards. According to that we’ve tried to provide some recommendations to get the best out of your cameras and devices. Check out the top recommended and fastest CFexpress card readers in 2020 based on the speed and price.  Continue reading “Best CFexpress Card Readers in 2020”

Best CFexpress Memory Cards in 2020

Here are the best CFexpress memory cards ? In this article we list the top recommended & fastest CFexpress cards in 2020.

The CFexpress card is currently the fastest and the most capable memory card format on the market. It will be the standard of future memory cards for internal high resolution RAW video recording, because the theoretical maximum speeds are ridiculously high. And the CFexpress card can be supported through firmware update with XQD card compatible cameras. The future will only see more cameras and devices using the CFexpress technology, including the newly announced Canon EOS-1D X Mar IIINikon D6 and Canon EOS C300 Mark III. So, it is highly likely that CFexpress card will be the default choice for future-generation stills and video cameras.

As of writing Sony, Delkin Devices, SanDisk, ProGrade Digital, Lexar has already announced their CFexpress memory cards. According to that we’ve tried to provide some recommendations to get the best out of your cameras and devices. Check out the top recommended and fastest CFexpress cards in 2020 based on the speed and price.  Continue reading “Best CFexpress Memory Cards in 2020”

Best Screen Protectors for Canon EOS R

Now it’s time to look at the best screen protectors for Canon EOS R. In this article  you can find our top recommendations of screen protectors for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera.

Since the Canon EOS R has a 3.15″ 2.1m-dot LCD touchscreen you need to be very careful which screen protectors you use, apply the wrong one and you may find that touch to focus or tracking no longer works.

In order to keep your camera LCD screen safe from dust, UV rays, scratches, and knocks, you can find our recommendations about screen protectors for Canon EOS R camera. Here are the best screen protectors for Canon EOS R :  Continue reading “Best Screen Protectors for Canon EOS R”

Best Screen Protectors for Nikon D780

So you are looking for the best screen protectors for Nikon D780 ? In this article  you can find our top recommendations of screen protectors for Nikon D780 DSLR camera.

When it comes to the screen, Nikon D780 has a large 3.2″ 2.36m-dot tilting touchscreen LCD. As you know there is always chance that you may scratch the screen and the best way to prevent it to use a screen protector. In order to keep your camera LCD screen safe from dust, UV rays, scratches, and knocks, you can find our recommendations about screen protectors for Nikon D780 DSLR camera.

The Nikon D780 is a DSLR with a 24 Megapixel full-frame sensor, ucropped 4k video with autofocus, 7fps burst shooting. The camera is a replacement for one of the most well-rounded DSLRs ever made: the D750 (see comparison). Nikon D780 ($2,296.95 – at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon).

Here are the best screen protectors for Nikon D780 : 
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Best Screen Protectors for Fujifilm X-T4

Here are the best screen protectors for Fujifilm XT4? In this article  you can find our top recommendations of sreen protectors for Fujifilm X-T4 mirrorless camera.

The new Fujifilm X-T4 is one of the  best selling mirrorless camera released in 2020. So, if you are interested or want to get as far to the front of the list as you can, you should probably get one now.

Fujifilm X-T4 blends advanced stills and video capabilities along with enhanced workflow and assistive functionality. In order to protect the LCD screen of Fujifilm X-T4, you shopuld get a screen protector. Below are top recommended screen protectors for Fujifilm X-T4: Continue reading “Best Screen Protectors for Fujifilm X-T4”

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Replacement Coming Soon

According to recent reports Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT replacement might be announced soon.

The replacement for the Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT  has been rumored since the big January price drop. However it has been delayed along with the EOS R5 and EOS R6 announcements.

Even there are no rumored specifications, the source of the rumor states that the upcoming Speedlite will be a “big step forward”.

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Replacement should be announced together with the Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6 in the next months. Stay tuned with us for more information.

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