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 Thursday, December 13, 2012
Want to capture those Christmas memories like the opening of presents, the holiday feast, and maybe a snowball fight, but don't have the right gear for the job?
 
Or do you want devote some of your time off to shooting birds or wildlife, but your longest lens just isn't long enough?
 
Use promition code HOLIDAYS at LensRentals to get 7 days rental for the price of 4. Need it longer than 7 days - then take 25% off the whole rental.
 
Details:

  • Select any arrival date between 12/19 - 12/28
  • Put the code HOLIDAYS in the special instructions box during checkout
  • Get 7 days for the price of 4 or 25% off your rental!

To support this site, click on the appropriate product review and then click the Rent button beside a camera/lens that will help you capture holiday memories.

Post Date: 12/13/2012 8:30:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Woot has the Eye-Fi 4GB Connect X2 SD card available for $19.99 and the Eye-Fi 8GB Pro X2 SD card available for $49.99. Both cards come with a free Eye-Fi USB card reader. Compare at $34.95 and $59.95. (thanks Trey)
Post Date: 12/13/2012 7:41:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
1 Sale A Day has the Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Lens available for $109.99 (the lens can be found under the "Flash" tab). Compare at $169.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 7:05:40 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Tamron:
 
Tamron adds the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount to the line-up of lenses with lens profile for aberration correction in Adobe® Photoshop® CS6, Camera Raw (a Photoshop® plug-in), and Photoshop Lightroom® 4
 
December 13, 2012, Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono / Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced the addition of the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount to the lens profile for aberration correction offered for Adobe ® Photoshop ® CS6, Photoshop's raw image plug-in Camera Raw, and the photo management software Photoshop Lightroom ® 4, all developed and offered by Adobe Systems Incorporated.
 
The lens profile will be bundled with the Camera Raw 7.3 Update and Photoshop Lightroom ® 4.3. With the new profile, customers who own Tamron's SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount will be able to utilize the above software for easy correction of lens distortion, chromatic aberrations and peripheral light fall-off based on design data.*1
 
By installing the latest version of the Adobe DNG converter, customers who use Photoshop CS5/Lightroom 3 will also be able to use the lens profile for the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount.
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Tamron News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 6:50:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Adobe:
 
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3
 
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3 update includes these enhancements:

  • HiDPI support within the Library and Develop Modules. HiDPI provides support for Retina-enabled Macs.
  • Additional raw file support for 20 cameras including the Canon EOS 6D, Nikon D600 and Olympus PEN E-PL5
  • Corrections and bug fixes for issues introduced in previous versions of Lightroom.

Download: Windows | Macintosh
 
Adobe DNG Converter 7.3
 
This new version of the DNG Converter supports over 20 new cameras including the including the Canon EOS 6D, Nikon D5200, and Sony DSC-RX1. Visit the Camera Raw page for a complete list of supported cameras.
 
Support for the following cameras has been added:
 
Canon

  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Canon PowerShot G15
  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • Canon PowerShot S110

Nikon

  • Nikon 1 V2
  • Nikon D5200
  • Nikon D600

Download: Windows | Macintosh

Category: Adobe News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 6:15:52 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Canon EOS 6D Firmware Version 1.1.2 is now available for download.
 
Firmware Version 1.1.2 includes the countermeasures addressing a phenomenon which prevents movie files shot using Canon EOS 6D Digital SLR cameras from being played back on YouTube.
 
Movies shot when the camera was running firmware version 1.0.9 cannot be played back on YouTube, even after the firmware has been updated to 1.1.2. In order to playback these movies on YouTube (movies captured when the camera was running firmware version 1.0.9) please follow the instructions below.

  1. Download the movie file(s) from the EOS 6D camera to your computer.
  2. Start ImageBrowser EX, an application bundled with the EOS 6D.
  3. After selecting the movie file(s) to be uploaded, select [Edit Movies] in the [Edit] tab from the menu bar of ImageBrowser EX.
  4. “MovieEdit Task” will start. Save the movie using the [Save] menu on the screen.
  5. Upload the saved movie to YouTube.
  6. The movie can be played back on YouTube.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 10:19:29 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Adorama has the Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens for an in-cart price of $629.00 with free shipping.
 
This purchase also qualifies for Adorama's 2% Rewards program.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 6:54:46 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon Digital Photo Professional version 3.12.52, EOS Utility version 2.12.3 and Picture Style Editor version 1.12.2 updaters are now available for download.
 
Changes for Digital Photo Professional 3.12.52 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports images taken with EOS 6D.
  • Supports new lens (EF24-70mm F4L IS USM).
  • Supports read-in of Picture Style files (.pf3) created in Picture Style Editor 1.12.2 and later.
  • Corrects shooting date error in other manufacturer`s image files when sent to Easy-PhotoPrintEX from Digital Photo Professional via plug-in print.

Changes for EOS Utility 2.12.3 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports EOS 6D.
  • Supports read-in of Picture Style files (.pf3) created in Picture Style Editor 1.12.2 and later.

Changes for Picture Style Editor 1.12.2 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports EOS 6D, EOS M.
  • Applied Noise Reduction processing to when displaying images.
  • Added support for the new Picture Style file (.pf3).
  • Changed the user interface of the Tool Palette.
  • Added the Tone curve (RGB) function.
  • Added the Six Color-Axes adjustment function.

The new Microsoft Camera Codec Pack adds RAW image support for the following cameras:
 
Canon:

  • EOS M
  • EOS 1D X
  • PowerShot G1 X
  • PowerShot G12
  • PowerShot G15
  • PowerShot S100
  • PowerShot S110

Nikon:

  • 1 J2
  • COOLPIX P7000
  • COOLPIX P7100

For more information, see the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack Download Page.

Category: Microsoft News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 3:33:51 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Use promotion code 30HUSH at the Canon Store to save three ways on Refurbished Canon DSLR & PowerShot Cameras, SLR Lenses, or Digital Camcorders:

  1. $10.00 Off a purchase of $100.00 or more
  2. $50.00 Off a purchase of $250.00 or more
  3. $125.00 Off a purchase of $500.00 or more

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 1:25:47 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has most of their Creative Light Reflectors on sale for 40-60% off.
Post Date: 12/12/2012 12:50:18 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adobe's upgrade pricing [for stand-alone software] from CS3 and CS4 ends Dec. 31, 2012.
 
Or join Creative Cloud, featuring all CS6 tools and more, now 40% off for current Creative Suite customers.
 
Taking advantage of the 40% off Creative Cloud deal would save you $240.00 for a 1-year subscription.
Category: Adobe Deals
Post Date: 12/12/2012 12:43:02 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Cotton Carrier StrapShot (Black) available for $49.00 with free shipping. Regularly $79.00.
Post Date: 12/12/2012 12:25:40 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 12:03:41 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Amazon is featuring the Ape Case Pro DSLR and Video Camera Convertible Rolling Backpack (ACPRO4000) as a Lightning Deal for $119.99.
 
Product Features:

  • Convertible camera rolling backpack fits two to three digital SLR cameras and camera accessories
  • Removable cart system for easy transition to traditional use
  • Wide-stance, rollerblade quality wheels
  • Signature Hi-Vis(TM) Yellow interior
  • Includes weather cover for any-weather protection
  • Designed To House & Transport A Full-Sized Notebook Computer
  • 2-3 Dslrs & Numerous Accessories Including Lenses
  • Flashes & Tripods
  • Removable Cart System Allows For Easy Transformation From A Rolling Case To A Backpack
  • Wide-Stance

Post Date: 12/12/2012 9:23:42 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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