January 5, 2018

Hejnar Photo D027 QR Plate Compatible with Fujifilm X-T20 Update

Hejnar Photo D027 QR Plate on Fujifilm X-T20 camera

It's been a long time since Hejnar Photo has introduced the D027 Arca Style Quick Release plate. It was originally introduced in 2014 to cover the fixed lens Finepix models designated Dedicated D027 QR Plate for Fuji X100/S.

What is interesting though, is that after thorough testing it is declared directly compatible with the newer Fujifilm X-T20 which seems to share the same smaller base footprint.

January 1, 2018

Issue of New Hejnar Photo Discount Coupon for the 1st half of 2018

Winter snow scene with fir-tree

Happy New Year to all the readers of SCV Photography Ideas!

May the new year bring to you all and your families happiness and prosperity!

Chris Hejnar of Hejnar PHOTO, is once more extending his courtesy to our readers and followers with a small gift, with the issue of a new Hejnar PHOTO discount coupon, covering the first half of 2018.

December 21, 2017

New Hejnar Photo Universal Square Plate with 3/8"-16 Mounting Screw

Hejnar Photo H019 Square Plate top view

Hejnar Photo has just introduced a new camera plate expanding their coverage to the medium format camera field but not only.
It follows a simple design of a quite large square camera plate with a bidirectional Arca style dovetail. What makes it differ though, is its larger 3/8"-16 mounting screw compared to the usual 1/4"-20 size.

December 17, 2017

New Sunwayfoto PSL-a7RIII Custom L Bracket for SONY α7RIII Camera Preview

Sunwayfoto PSL-a7RIII L Bracket on SONY α7R III Camera

Yet asnother L Bracket was released a few days ago by Sunwfayfoto. The PSL-a7RIII as denoted by the model name, is a custom Arca-Swiss® compatible L Bracket dedicated to the third iteration of SONY's high end full frame mirrorless camera the α7R III.
Although quite similar in model name the design of the new Sunwayfoto L bracket differs quite a lot from the previous models especially in the vertical side rail section and its positioning.

December 7, 2017

New Z Shape Foot for Metabones 2nd Gen Adapters from Hejnar Photo

Hejnar Photo Z shape foot w/ 4" rail for Metabones overview

Metabones® Adapters are getting more and more popular with Interchangeable Lens Compact Cameras, since users are able to use their existing lens models coming from manufacturers like Canon and Nikon, with proven high standards.

As I have mentioned in the New Feet and Extenders for Metabones Adapter from Hejnar Photo article, a couple of years ago, current Metabones adapter models do feature a tripod mounting foot, some conforming to an Arca-compatible style. However, there are still some restrictions and limitations faced when users want to combine them with larger diameter lenses, Tilt-Shift lenses  or even a Battery Grip.

December 5, 2017

Desmond DB-44 Ball Head Comes Revamped

Desmond DB-44 Ball Head Overview

Six months after the introduction of the massive DB-52 with a new style, Desmond Photographic are now introducing its medium sized sibling with a familiar model name for Desmond, the DB-44 ball head.

Much like the Desmond DB-52 the new head follows the same design with independent friction control ring, a panning lock knob and is combined with the well known by now Desmond DAC-X1 (review) skeleton quick release clamp.

November 29, 2017

Sunwayfoto Released CR-3015 Medium Size Panorama Heads - Preview

Sunwayfoto CR-3015A Pano Head overview

Sunwayfoto engineers have been working for some time now in order to introduce a more compact and more versatile panoramic head model than their large and heavy Panoramic Heads that have been around for many years now.
This medium sized 360° VR Panoramic head was released this month featuring a lot of goodies and innovations in one compact package under the CR-3015 model name.

November 28, 2017

Preview of Updated Style Hejnar PHOTO Quick Release Clamp Series

Hejnar Photo F363 QR clamp overview

Despite some minor changes the look and feel of the Hejnar family of quick release clamps has remained unaltered for the past five or six years.
Somehow, a breeze of change started with the introduction of the new F291 last month, subsequently followed by the F361 and most recently the a new F363 and F363b, with a new approach to the shape and style of Hejnar clamps.

November 14, 2017

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