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Photo Plus Expo 2013 coverage continues check out the Flex Lens Shade. The Flex Lens Shade can be folded flat taking up minimal space in your travel bag, while the design allows it to universally fit any SLR camera lens or as an extension to your existing lens hood.

Keiko talks to inventor and founder Thomas Hogan about the origins and functionality of Flex Lens Shade in the video below.


The Flex Lens Shade is an adjustable flexible lens shade that fits any SLR lens.The Flex Lens Shade is the only tool on the market to block unwanted light flare. At only 1.2 ounces, the Flex Lens Shade will become a tool that you always carry in your camera bag every day.

The Flex Lens Shade was developed to be durable, professional and lightweight. With its Ballistic Nylon shell, double stitch sewing and finished edges, the Flex Lens Shade is durable for everyday use.

The Flex Lens Shade's unique designand finished look will empress clients instead of the old gaffers tape you may have used in the past to block unwanted light.

At only 1.2 ounces, the near weightless Flex Lens Shade can be carried in your camera bag everyday with its lay flat design and lightweight feature. Sun flare, indoor light flare and studio light flare can ruin an excellent image.

Flare can also ruin an image due to the focus unit trying to focus through the flare causing the image to be out of focus. Often you are not able to move to avoid the light flare or maybe didn't notice it when taking the photo and that moment is gone.

Fits Any SLR Lens / Lightweight only 1.2 oz. / No glue or adhesive / Quick installation / Bend in any direction / Sturdy and durable

More information can be found at https://FlexLensShade.com and is also available via Amazon (found here).
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There has been quite a few articles about the Sony RX1, but I think this PhotoPlus 2012 video has some of the best insight about Sony's Full Frame compact camera, and why they couldn't make it an Interchangeable Lens Camera. The lens is actually recessed into the camera body, and the shutter is fit into the lens. There is some additional information in the video such as a comment about uncompressed HDMI output for external recorders. The new Sony RX1 should begin shipping in about a week and can be found for $2800 dollars via B&H (click here).

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