Bits and Bobs – Fast takes on new things

Sometimes we get all backed up with news we want to share. Many times we post on Facebook or Twitter.
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I had a friend ask me if Photoinduced was still going since he only accessed it through the email blasts.
Figuring it all out.

So in the interest of time:

ThinkTank Photo has Gone Big and Gone Small
Our fave camera bag company had enough requests for updated hauling bags
Enter Logistics 30

Logistics Manager 30_2

Throw in your strobe heads, packs, bodies, lenses, cables, and if you are a good packer, some Nano lightstands, umbrellas, and reflector holders.

I’ve used a similar unit like this, and go in most gear needed for a location shoot. Keep your softboxes, tripod, etc. on the outside.

Sometimes one bag can be too heavy. Pack accordingly.

Then they went real small in answer to the burgeoning market of 4/3rd’s or mirrorless cameras.
I love this series. Walking in NYC with a good compliment of lenses in a small footprint bag, works like crazy.

Mirrorless Mover
The four sizes are:

· The Mirrorless Mover 5 fits one small size mirrorless body with a small telephoto or pancake lens attached. It is sized for the Canon EOS–M, Leica D–Lux, Nikon 1 series, Olympus E–PM2, E–PL5, EP–3, Panasonic GF3, Sony NEX–C3, or similar sized bodies.
· The Mirrorless Mover 10 fits one medium size mirrorless body plus one to two lenses and additional accessories. It is sized for the Leica V–Lux, Olympus OM–D E–M5, Panasonic G3, GF5, GH2, Samsung NX5, NX11, NX210, Sony NEX–5, NEX–6, NEX–7, or similar sized/smaller bodies.
· The Mirrorless Mover 20 fits one medium size mirrorless body plus two to three lenses and additional accessories. It is sized for the Leica V–Lux, Olympus OM–D E–M5, Panasonic G3, GF5, GH2, Samsung NX5, NX11, NX210, Sony NEX–5, NEX–6, NEX–7, or similar sized/smaller bodies.
· The Mirrorless Mover 30i fits one medium to large size mirrorless body plus two to four lenses, iPad, and additional accessories or a small–size DSLR and one to three small telephoto lenses or primes. It is sized for the Fuji X–Pro 1, Leica M8, Panasonic GH3 or similar sized/smaller bodies. Small DSLRs: Canon Rebel, Nikon D3200/D5200, Sony SLT–A55/A37 or similar sized bodies.

Next up is a cool little travel product.

51MPJbvx4OL._SL1200_It’s the Kingston MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader
. When your smartphone or tablet seem like it is at or near capacity, after downloading amazing apps, or shooting like there is no tomorrow. Or even downloaded some great, but long content.

Transfer your favorite movies to media cards or USB drives and carry a whole library with you when you travel.

Or, go in reverse and grab content off of your mobile device to a card or USB flash drive.

Shoot away with your prosumer camera, using SD cards and share on a tablet or social media, easily.
Multiple people can watch the same content, using the app.

Gives you a dedicated wi-fi network, and card reader.
You can use this tiny block to read SD and Micro-SD cards, and with an app installed, you can choose what content to look at, edit etc.
No need to feel bad about not getting a larger capacity photo/tablet.

It’s all about the media cards.

Shoot away with your prosumer camera, using SD cards, and share on a tablet or social media, easily.

After using this for a few weeks, we can confirm that it does all that it says it does. The larger single shot files took longer to upload, but the movies, once set for streaming gave a great watching experience.

Very cool all-in-one device.

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