We know you have enough on your plate and too much in your inbox, so this year’s Hot Ones buyers guide focuses on innovative products you’ve probably never seen before, plus some of the biggest upgrades in major cameras and gear.Every photographer must assess their own needs, carefully select the tools to help them succeed, and then budget for them. Is it time to look into bi-color LEDs? A tripod will deliver sharp focus, but does it fit with your session workflow and timing? Can the right packaging and presentation give you that special connection to your core market? Only you can decide, but this 19th annual edition of the Hot Ones can be your starting point. Flip through our editorially curated buyers guide right here, then head to ppmag.com for a fabulous extension of Hot Ones 2017.