New Launches & Tech

Wex Blog News New Launches and Tech

Including our monthly “Gear of the Month” feature, this area of the blog contains articles on the latest and most important product launches and technology to hit the creative industry.

The third model in the LUMIX S line-up is a 6K powerhouse designed with filmmakers at heart - Here's what you need to know...

Read: Panasonic LUMIX S1H Full Spec Announcement | First Look

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Photographing the moon landing | The Hasselblad cameras of Apollo 11

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How Hasselblad and ZEISS hitched a ride on Apollo 11’s Saturn V, and documented one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century Read More

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DJI Ronin-SC | Featherweight one-handed gimbal

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DJI’s one-handed 3-axis gimbal is smaller and lighter than its predecessor, making it an ideal companion for filmmakers on the go Read More

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Loupedeck+ Photo Editing Console | Hands-On with New Loupedeck Plus

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The Loupedeck team has announced the Loupedeck+ an upgrade to its existing photo editing console that boasts more customisation options, more software compatibility and a superior build quality Read More

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Sony’s Eye AF for Animals | Testing firmware v3.0 in Morocco

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Matt Parry tests out Sony’s new Eye AF for Animals mode and makes some feline friends in the process Read More

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XP-PEN Artist 22E Pro graphics tablet | A capable and affordable pen display

Read: XP-PEN Artist 22E Pro graphics tablet | A capable and affordable pen display

Whether you’re new to graphics tablets or a seasoned pro, if budget is a serious consideration, check out this affordable pen display from XP-PEN Read More

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Olympus’ new Tough TG-6 compact camera makes a splash

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Olympus has announced the Tough TG-6, a hard-as-nails compact camera that’s waterproof, shockproof and crushproof Read More

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SmallHD FOCUS 7 | Full HD, 1000-nit external monitor review

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Filmmaker Brett Chapman provides his thoughts on using SmallHD’s new FOCUS 7 external monitor Read More

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Canon EOS 250D | The featherweight entry-level DSLR that shoots 4K

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The Canon EOS 250D or Rebel SL3 jams 4K video, a DIGIC 8 processor and Dual Pixel AF within its diddy DSLR body Read More

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Panasonic LUMIX G90 | The mid-range mirrorless that borrows from the G9 and GH5

Read: Panasonic LUMIX G90 | The mid-range mirrorless that borrows from the G9 and GH5

Want an affordable mid-range mirrorless, with hallmarks of Panasonic’s hugely successful G9 and GH5? Look no further than the LUMIX G90 Read More

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Canon announces three 4K fixed-lens video cameras | XA50, XA55 and XA40

Read: Canon announces three 4K fixed-lens video cameras | XA50, XA55 and XA40

Canon updates its entry-to-mid-level fixed-lens camcorders with the 4K capable XA50, XA55 and XA40 Read More

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Affordable rolling hard case review | Calumet WT1905

Read: Affordable rolling hard case review | Calumet WT1905

Lighting camera operator Matt Jones tries out our WT1905 watertight hard case on a real-world shoot. Here are his thoughts… Read More

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The Canon EOS RP is an affordable alternative to the EOS R

Read: The Canon EOS RP is an affordable alternative to the EOS R

If Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless camera sat outside your budget, the smaller, lighter and cheaper EOS RP might just be the way to go Read More

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Fujifilm X-T30 | The little mirrorless camera that punches above its weight

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We’ve been anticipating an X-T30 release ever since Fujifilm announced its flagship X-T3, but how does it compare? Read More

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Should I calibrate my monitor? Why colour consistency matters and how to achieve it

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If you regularly print or share your images online, you might consider calibrating your monitor with a specialist device like Datacolor’s new SpyderX Pro Read More

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Wex Photo Video relaunches the Bowens XMT500

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The XMT500 boasts an impressive roster of features and is the first product announced as part of Wex Photo Video’s exclusive Bowens relaunch Read More

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ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC portable USB monitor review

Read: ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC portable USB-C monitor review

Pete Hutchinson takes a look at ASUS’ sleek-looking travel display with a thin and lightweight form factor Read More

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Olympus’ OM-D E-M1X | The world’s best image stabilisation performance?

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The latest Micro Four Thirds camera to grace Olympus’ OM-D series features class-leading image stabilisation and an integrated vertical grip Read More

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Sony Announces the A6400 Alongside a Duo of Wide-Angle Lenses

Read: Sony’s A6400 Boasts the World’s Fastest Autofocus

Sony announces the A6400 APS-C mirrorless camera, and its speedy AF is in a league of its own Read More

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Travel Light | Calumet Pro Series 580 Small Backpack Review

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Mike Harris takes to the streets with the Calumet Pro Series 580, a small rucksack that presents a deceptively spacious maze of compartments, pouches and pockets Read More

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