PhotoPlus Expo 2013 took over Jacob Javits Center in New York City last week and, as Senior Technology Editor for PDN and Rangefinder magazines, I spent a lot of time visiting with photo manufacturers at the show to check out the latest photo gear. There were, of course, tons of cool new photo gadgets to touch and try, not the least of which were all the new cameras unveiled in the days leading up to PPE 2013.
I covered those cameras in stories on Sony, Canon, Nikon, Fuji, and Panasonic, prior to PhotoPlus, so at the show I decided to focus mostly on photo accessories with a couple of new cameras thrown in for good measure.
To read my round-up of some of my favorite photo gear from PhotoPlus Expo 2013, click here.
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