In This Issue *January

Table of Contents

2013 Diamond Photographers of the Year

Gregory Heisler on Capturing Evocative Portraits

Branding Analysis: What is a Brand and Do I Need One?

Review: Spinlight 360 Extreme


Web Exclusives *January

Sony A7/A7R First Impressions

The a7 and a7R are very similar in size, weight, and feature sets. They’re both well made and built around dust and moisture resistant magnesium alloy bodies. Given that they sport full-frame sensors, they are relatively compact, measuring around 5 x 3.75 x 2 inches.

Parabolic Reflector Marries Diffuser: Flashpoint Glow HexaPop 24

Off Camera flash is all the rage right now and the tools used to alter quality of light are countless. Flashpoint jumped into the game with their introduction of the Glow HexaPop 20 and 24 speedlight reflector diffusers—a product that melds the aspects of a parabolic reflector with a soft box.

Pride in Your Ride: Motorcycle Photography by Steve Isaacs

We asked photographer Steve Isaacs, featured on pages 22-23 in our December issue, to tell us about his studio design and the setup behind his motorcycle portrait photography.