Posts Tagged ‘portable’

ChargeAll is the World’s Smallest Battery Pack with a Standard Wall Outlet for Charging Your Gear

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Looking to change the game in terms of portable battery packs is a new product called the ChargeAll Portable Power Outlet. The self-proclaimed ‘worlds smallest portable power outlet,’ it manages to pack a standard 120V wall outlet into the device alongside the more standard USB option.

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Refold: A Light and Portable Desk Made Entirely Out of Recycled Cardboard

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When shooting on-location, bringing your desk along with you can be a drag. What you see above could change that. It’s Refold, a portable standing desk made entirely out of recycled cardboard.

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The Ultra-Portable fps1000 Can Capture Over 10,000fps and Only Costs $485

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High speed cameras that shoot thousands of frames per second are, in general, both big and expensive. But if you’re looking for a much more portable and much more affordable option, and you don’t mind trading in some resolution, the fps1000 might be the perfect ‘poor man’s’ alternative. Read more…

This Impressive DIY Human-Sized Lightbox Creates Even Lighting Anywhere in Minutes

When trying to perfectly light an object, there’s a method of shooting it inside of an environment called a lightbox — essentially a 360° softbox that emulates the soft, natural, even lighting you would get on an overcast day.

Lightboxes are fairly small in size, meant for lighting small objects for product photographs and so on. But what if it were possible to create a human-sized lightbox for use with people? It turns out you can, and in the BTS video above, photographer Kevin Lynch shows off his version. Read more…

MBLOK: 256GB of Bluetooth-Accessible Storage that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

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What happens when ‘the cloud’ gets personal? According to Kwelea Inc., you end up with MBLOK. Deemed “one memory for all devices,” MBLOK is a pocket-sized SSD with integrated Bluetooth technology that allows you to store and access data from up to 7 mobile devices, all on the go. Read more…

Fuji Introduces Portable Instax Printer, Lets You Print Smartphone Photos on the Go

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The final pre-CES announcement from Fuji is completely unexpected, but one that the company is nevertheless very excited about. It’s called the Instax Share SP-1 Printer, and it’s a compact wireless Instax printer that you can carry around with you, basically giving your smartphone the ability to act like an instant camera. Read more…

Foldio: The Uber-Portable, Foldable Light Box for Smartphone Photography

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A new smartphone photography product is making some serious waves on the Internet ever since the launch of its Kickstarter campaign just a few days ago.

It’s called Foldio, and it’s an ultra-portable (foldable in fact) light box for smartphone shutterbugs who want to add a new dimension to their work or take some professional-looking product shots. Read more…

Nikon Unveils P7800 Prosumer Point-and-Shoot, Tiny Compact and Movie Light

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It wasn’t long ago that Canon revamped its compact line-up, adding a new flagship compact G16 and a few minor other updates. Now, just a few weeks behind, Nikon is doing something similar by announcing a new flagship prosumer point-and-shoot, an ultra-portable compact and a movie light for the Nikon 1-series mirrorless cameras. Read more…

Photoboop: A Portable, Battery-Powered Photo ‘Booth’ that Sets Up in Seconds

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Photo booths are seeing a renaissance in the world of photography recently. We’re not so much talking about the photo booths you’ll find at the mall, where you feed them a dollar and they take your picture. We’re talking about little contraptions that pros are building/buying nowadays and bringing along with them to parties and wedding shoots.

One great example is the Instagram-inspired DIY photo booth put together by Alexander Morris. Unfortunately, that one required a bit of electrical DIY skill to put together yourself, so for those of you looking for something similar minus the DIY part, Photoboop may be the perfect solution. Read more…

Did You Know: The World’s First Portable Motion Picture Camera was a 12fps ‘Rifle’

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Here’s a fun piece of photographic/cinematographic history: the first ever portable motion picture camera was invented by a French scientist named Étienne-Jules Marey, and it was in the shape of a gun. Sort of a great grandfather to the the Mark III Hythe Machine Gun Camera used by the British during WWI to train aerial gunners, the Fusil Photographique (or “photographic rifle”) made its debut on the scene all the way back in 1882. Read more…