: LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., November 7, 2012
– In the wake of the devastating effects from Hurricane Sandy, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today made a donation of $100,000 to AmeriCares to be used toward the relief efforts.
"On behalf of all employees at Canon U.S.A., we extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to those affected by Hurricane Sandy," said Joe Adachi, president and CEO, Canon U.S.A.
AmeriCares is a nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization which provides immediate response to emergency medical needs - and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs - for all people around the world, irrespective of race, creed or political persuasion.
Through December 31, B&H
has a $1,000.00 instant rebate on the Canon EOS C300 Cinema EOS Camcorder Body
Canon C300: EF Mount
| PL Mount
Through 11/9, use coupon code 20HUSH
to receive 20% off Refurbished Camcorders
at the Canon Store
Also, enjoy free ground shipping on orders of $100 or more!
We want to make sure you're aware of an important change to Adobe's upgrade policy that may affect you.
Beginning January 1, 2013, only Creative Suite customers with licenses for CS5 or CS5.5 versions will qualify for upgrade pricing to CS6.
Due to this change, we will only continue offering CS3 and CS4 customers like you special upgrade pricing through December 31, 2012.*
* Owners of CS3 and CS4 individual products and suite editions will be eligible to receive upgrade pricing to CS6 until December 31, 2012. After that date, only customers on CS5 or CS5.5 will qualify for upgrade pricing to CS6.
You can purchase upgrades at the Adobe Store
carry the full versions of Adobe
has the Lowepro Lowepro CompuRover AW Photo Backpack
available for $129.99 with free shipping. Regularly $199.99.
has the Refurbished Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX Nikkor Lens
available for $164.95 with free shipping. Compare at $196.95 new.
Sigma and Tamron have recently been "re-announcing" lenses that they originally announced at Photokina to coincide with current preorder opportunities.
Here are the orginal announcements and new preorder information. Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1 Lens Announcement
B&H: Canon Mount
| Nikon Mount Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Announcement
B&H: Canon Mount
| Nikon Mount Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD Lens Announcement
B&H: Canon Mount
| Nikon Mount
: TAMRON PROVIDES FREE SOFTWARE WITH RAW IMAGE DEVELOPMENT PROCESSING FOR TAMRON’S SP LENSES "SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0 for Tamron" produced by Ichikawa Soft Laboratory November 6, 2012, Saitama, Japan
- Tamron Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, will start providing software free of charge for Tamron’s SP series lenses that have been on the market since 2012. The software is based on the RAW image development processing software “SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0,” produced by Ichikawa Soft Laboratory. Features of SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0 for Tamron
The SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0 software can develop high-quality images from RAW data, incorporating taste adjustments such as white balance, color, sharpness and tone curve recorded by digital cameras.
The SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0 for Tamron provides a range of functions, in addition to the basic adjustment capabilities, such as correcting aberrations (chromatic aberrations of magnification, distortion, peripheral light fall-off), based on the optical data. Used in tandem with Tamron’s SP series lenses - renowned for their high-depiction capability - this advanced technology efficiently produces images that meet photographers’ most exacting demands. Lens compatibility
Compatible with the SP70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) and the SP90mm F/2.8 Di Macro1:1 VC USD (Model F004), which is scheduled to be on the market on November 30. Lens data for the SP series to be marketed in the future will be released eventually. The product is also compatible with the SP24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007), which was released in April this year. SP lenses marketed before March 2012 are not compatible with this software. Languages - Available in 10 languages
SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0 for Tamron can operate in the following languages: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Chinese (traditional Chinese/simplified Chinese) and Korean. OS Compatibility
Windows 8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X 10.5-10.8 /PowerPC not supported. Software Distribution
Software distribution will start on November 30 at this Download Site
Please note: For inquiries concerning SILKYPIX software, contact Ichikawa Soft Laboratory at http://www.silkypix.com
Upgrades in SILKYPIX for new cameras will be carried out according to Ichikawa Soft Laboratory’s schedule.