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 Tuesday, July 26, 2016
B&H has the Canon EOS-1D C DSLR 4K Camera available for $4,999.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $7,999.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • 18.1Mp CMOS Sensor
  • 4K Cinematic Quality Video
  • 1920 x 1080 Full HD Video
  • Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors
  • 3.2" LCD Screen
  • Eye-Level Pentaprism Viewfinder
  • Dual CF Card Recording Media
  • Canon EF Lens Mount
  • Magnesium Alloy Body
  • 61-Point High Density Auto Focus
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Post Date: 7/26/2016 2:17:05 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Adobe:
 
Lightroom CC 2015.6.1 and Lightroom 6.6.1 are now available. The goal of this release is to provide additional camera raw support and address critical bugs that were introduced in previous releases of Lightroom.
 
Thank you for all your feedback and passion for Lightroom.
 
New Camera Support in Lightroom CC 2015.6.1 / 6.6.1
 
  • Fujifilm X-T2
Customer reported issues resolved
 
  • App-managed color management on Mac in Lightroom CC 2015.6 / 6.6 resulted in incorrect colors when printed
  • Uncompressed DNGs files converted from Fuji X-E2 RAF source images were unreadable
  • Errors that prevented customers from creating a panorama from two HDR DNG source images
  • An issue that resulted in high memory usage while in the Develop module
  • Issue that prevented the SmugMug Publish Service from working properly
  • Prevent unnecessary resync of collections to Lightroom mobile after an update
  • Occasional app freeze on import
  • Fixes for native Full Screen mode on OS X
  • Drop down menu position issue with high resolution screen
  • Import destination folder is not disclosed/shown after every import
  • Import grid blank with iOS devices
Installation Instructions
 
Please select Help > Updates to update to the latest version.
 
B&H carries Adobe Photography Plan subscriptions.
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 7/26/2016 1:33:47 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R have been added to the Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens Review.
 
Here are some comparisons you might find interesting:
 
Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS vs. Canon 300mm f/2.8L IS II
Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS w/ 1.4x vs. Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II IS
Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS vs. Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II IS at 300mm
Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS vs. Canon 200mm f/2.8L II w/ 1.4x
 
EOS 5Ds R results from the Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens are coming soon. The 300mm f/4L IS plus 1.4x vs. 400mm f/5.6L comparison is always a good one.
 
B&H has the Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens in stock w/ a 4% reward.
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Post Date: 7/26/2016 10:37:13 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
From Adobe:
 
Today we’re proud to introduce the newest member of the Lightroom family: Lightroom for Apple TV.
 
Our goal has always been to make Lightroom the one solution that you use to enjoy your photography, anywhere and to let you share your photos with anyone, anywhere, with the best possible quality. Now, with Lightroom for Apple TV that goal has become a reality on the big screen. Wow your friends, family, and clients with your favorite photos, in the comfort of your home or studio.
 
With this Lightroom for Apple TV release, you’ll be able to share your photos one by one in a slideshow, with the ability to stop and zoom in to see all the detail within your photo. Quickly navigate through all your photos to find that exact memory you’re looking for.
 
All your photos, are always available with your latest edits. In Lightroom for Apple TV, you can view and share all of your synced Lightroom photos including photos you’ve uploaded via Lightroom CC on your desktop, Lightroom on mobile, or Lightroom on the web.
 
Lightroom for Apple TV requires an Apple TV 4th Gen as well as a Creative Cloud subscription to login. The app can be downloaded for free from the App Store on your Apple TV, and is available right now.
 
We’d love to hear what you think about the app, as well as any recommendations for the future.
 
Thanks!
 
Josh and the Lightroom team
 
B&H carries Adobe Photography Plan subscriptions.
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Post Date: 7/26/2016 10:36:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Getty's Director of Global Event Operations, Michael Heiman, has posted a couple of photos to his Instagram account showing the gear his team will be using to cover the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
 


The Rio 2016 Olympic games are scheduled to run from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 21. Considering the sheer number of great photographers covering the event, a flood of captivating images is inevitable.
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Category: Getty News
Post Date: 7/26/2016 8:00:37 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
From the Mike Olbinski Vimeo Channel:
 
Blood. Sweat. Tears. Joy. That's what this spring was for me. The miles, the grind, the failing, the epic days missed, the lack of sleep, the jubilation, the friendships strengthened, and the time away from my family. And when the chasing was all done...wondering, was worth it all?
 
Heck yeah it was.
 
I had three goals this spring: Get a tornado on time-lapse, capture the best footage I possibly could, and chase as much as my schedule would allow. That ended up totalling 18 chase days. 20,000 miles driven. Almost 60,000 time-lapse frames shot. Nine total states. Hours and hours and hours of editing. All between April 15th and June 15th.
 
Read the rest of the video description on Vimeo.
 
Gear Used:
 
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 7/26/2016 7:47:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Makiko Yamazaki, Reuters:
Canon Inc (7751.T) cut its full-year profit forecast on Tuesday, becoming Japan's first major technology company to report a weaker outlook on the yen's surge following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
 
The world's biggest maker of cameras and printers forecast group operating profit of 265 billion yen ($2.54 billion) for the year through December, from 300 billion yen estimated three months prior.
See the entire article on Reuters.com.
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Category: Reuters News
Post Date: 7/26/2016 6:36:06 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limited time, B&H has the FREEFLY MOVI M15 3-Axis Motorized Gimbal Stabilizer available for $4,995.00. Regularly $8,995.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Designed for Hand-Held Use
  • For Cinema Cameras & DSLRs up to 15 lb
  • Keeps Horizon Level & Counteracts Drift
  • Single and Dual Operator Control Modes
  • Supports DSMX and SBUS RC Transmitters
  • Bluetooth Interface for Configuration
  • Software for Android and Windows
  • Shot Recorder Remembers Camera Position
  • Fully Tool-Less Balancing
  • Two Batteries and a Charger Included
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 7/26/2016 5:11:28 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Tascam DR-40 4-Track Handheld Digital Audio Recorder (Bronze) available for $129.99. Regularly $179.99.
 
Tascam DR-40 Product Highlights
 
  • Compact Design
  • Adjustable Condenser Mics
  • Records to SD/SDHC Media
  • WAV/BWF and MP3 Recording
  • XLR and 1/4" Combo Inputs
  • Phantom Power
  • USB 2.0 Connector
  • Integrated Speaker
  • 3.5mm Headphone/Line Output
  • Battery, AC, or USB Power
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 7/26/2016 4:59:07 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, July 25, 2016
by Sean Setters
 
Verizon has agreed to purchase Yahoo for the paltry sum of $4.83 billion. Considering that Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo only 8 years ago for a cool $45 billion, "paltry sum" seems like a fair descriptor even if Yahoo's glory days seem far behind them.
 
Included in the purchase – and of special interest to our site visitors – is Flickr, the still-popular photo sharing site. While Flickr may not be the juggernaut it once was, it's a service that I still personally enjoy using on a daily basis.
 
Even though I have many photo sharing accounts (500px, SmugMug, Google Photos, Instagram, etc), Flickr continues to be the one I like best. It's simple to use and there are wonderful groups who enjoy aiding in one's growth in photography. And even though Flickr has seemed neglected at times over the last few years, it has steadily improved (for the most part), regaining some relevance in the process (in my opinion, of course).
 
However, Verizon's takeover of Flickr gives me pause. I doubt Flickr is highly profitable in its current form, so I'm concerned about what changes Verizon might bring about to better capitalize on their investment.
 
Ads everywhere? A higher price for Pro Accounts? Disk quota limitations placed on all members? A complete liquidation assets or shutting it down entirely? Your guess is as good as mine.
 
Only time will tell if I am needlessly worried or hopelessly spinning my wheels with a photo sharing service that's seen its last hurrah.
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Category: Flickr News
Post Date: 7/25/2016 1:46:06 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
eBay (via quickndone – 99.8% positive feedback) has the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens available for $1,709.99 with free shipping. Compare at $1,999.00 after $100.00 mail-in rebate.
 
Note: This is likely a grey market item and therefore technically ineligible for a Canon USA warranty.
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Post Date: 7/25/2016 10:52:42 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Premium Kit (review) in stock with free expedited shipping. Through July 30, 2016, this purchase qualifies for 13 months of Canon's CarePAK Plus Accidental Damage Protection.
 
Note: The premium kit comes with a free 64GB CFast 2.0 Card and Reader ($300.00 value).
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Post Date: 7/25/2016 8:37:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Just posted: Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens Review.
 
The Samyang 135 f/2 has limitations, but it is a lot of lens for the money.
 
B&H has the Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 7/25/2016 7:10:14 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
B&H has Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 & Premiere Elements 14 available for $79.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $149.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Photo and Video Editing Software Bundle
  • Camera Shake Reduction, Haze Removal
  • Refined Hair and Pet Fur Selections
  • Application-Based Resizing Guides
  • Supports Editing and Viewing 4K Movies
  • Video Story and Favorite Moments Modes
  • Hollywood Effects, Motion Effects
  • Guided Edits for Both Photo and Video
  • Built-In Social Media Sharing
  • For Mac OS X 10.9-10 & Windows 7, 8, 10
Want the software right away? The download version of the software combo is only $0.99 more.
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Post Date: 7/25/2016 5:43:12 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
From the Joe Edelman YouTube Channel:
 
Shine is great on silver and gold but not so much on your portrait subjects face. It is not too difficult to fix oily skin in Photoshop. Stay tuned and I’ll show you a super quick retouching tip to eliminate shiny skin or oily skin in both Photoshop and Lightroom.
 
B&H carries Adobe Photography Plan subscriptions.
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 7/25/2016 5:29:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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