Leica opens flagship store, Gallery and Academie in London
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Leica opens flagship store, Gallery and Academie in London

If you’ve despaired of ever getting your hands on a real life Leica, now’s your chance. Leica UK has just opened a new, larger store on Duke Street in London’s Mayfair district. The new store opens on February 4th 2019 and is designed to be the UK’s premier destination for Leica fans. It’s not aimed…

Epson launches FastFoto FF-680W high-speed photo scanner

Epson launches FastFoto FF-680W high-speed photo scanner

The FF-680W is designed to automated print and document scanning via its auto feeder, saving time with manual photo positioning and scanning up to 30 photos in 30 seconds (based on 30 10x15cm photos scanned at 300dpi in landscape orientation). It can also scan regular documents like letters, reports, school certificates, kids’ drawings, magazine articles…

Manfrotto launches Befree GT carbon tripod specifically for the Sony a7 and a9

Manfrotto launches Befree GT carbon tripod specifically for the Sony a7 and a9

Manfrotto has announced a special Sony-specific version of its “top performing” Before GT carbon travel tripod. How can you have a tripod specific to a single brand (you ask)? It’s all in the custom-made version of the Manfrotto 200PL-PRO camera plate, apparently. This is the plate that screws to the bottom of the camera and…

Manfrotto Lumimuse 8 with Bluetooth review
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Manfrotto Lumimuse 8 with Bluetooth review

Verdict: 5 stars ★★★★★ You can get the same amount of light – and more – for a lot less money, but the Lumimuse 8 scores on build quality, its size/output ratio, convenient USB recharging and accessory filters. The Bluetooth control is surprisingly useful, too. (Sorry, but that natty little stand is separate.) £105 is a…