Covering The Photo Beat; PhotoBooks, Camera Bags, And Fine Art Photo Papers

The CyberSync From Paul C. Buff
Paul C. Buff, Inc. has introduced the CyberSync 2.4GHz trigger transmitter and companion CyberSync trigger receiver. These devices are part of their new line-up of advanced remote control units manufactured in the US. They offer an extended operating range, 16 frequencies, battery drawer, as well as tripper-only and advanced remote control models. The CyberSync battery powered trigger receiver is compatible with most flash units and has a retail value of $69.95. The CyberSync AC powered model is $69.95 and the trigger transmitter is $59.95.

Contact: Paul C. Buff, Inc., 2725 Bransford Ave., Nashville, TN 37204; (800) 443-5542;

The AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 Prime Lens
Nikon is celebrating their 75th anniversary with the release of the AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 prime lens. Compact and lightweight, it is ideal for photographers on the go and features a Silent Wave Motor and close-focusing capability of 1.5 ft. The retail value is $439.95.

Contact: Nikon Inc., 1300 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747; (631) 547-4200;

Tenba’s New Sling Bag
Part of Tenba’s Shootout collection, the Convertible Photo Sling Bag is lightweight, durable, and easily switches from quick-draw mode to a long lens configuration that is ideal for outdoor photographers. It features a wide range of pockets for assorted accessories, a contoured, padded cross chest strap, and a WeatherWrap rain cover.

Contact: Tenba, 8 Westchester Plaza, Elmsford, NY 10523; (914) 347-3300;

The PhotoBook By Zookbinders
The PhotoBook features a customizable wraparound photo cover and is available in new 9x9” and 8x12” sizes. The horizontal format includes 9x6” and 6x4”. The square format includes 7.5x7.5”, 6x6”, and 4x4” sizes.

Contact: Zookbinders Inc., 151-K South Pfingsten Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015; (800) 810-5745;

Graeco-Roman-Style Floral Urns
Backyard Pool Products is now offering Graeco-Roman-style floral urns as part of their decorative photo prop collection. The urns are lightweight and crafted from durable weatherproof polyethylene.

Contact: Backyard Pool, 236 Turkey Hill Rd., Bloomsbury, NJ 08804; (440) 998-5635;

The Bowler Camera Bag From Acme Made
Designed for “fashion-forward” ladies, the durable Bowler camera bag is available in red, navy, and black with white trim and handles. It is constructed from polyurethane and tricot, and features YKK zippers. The side pocket can accommodate memory cards and cleaning cloths; the dual zippered top flap offers easy access; and the padded divider is adjustable to accommodate camera and accessories. The retail price is $49.99.

Contact: Acme Made, 1935 SE Powell Blvd., Portland, OR 97202; (888) 486-3191;

Museo Fine Art Printer Paper
Museo manufactures various types of archival digital fine art papers in rolls that measure 60”x50’. They are crafted from 100 percent cotton and optimized for pigmented inks to provide maximum density and color gamut.

Contact: Museo Fine Art, 28 Gaylord St., South Hadley, MA 01075; (877) 306-8736;