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 Monday, August 11, 2014

 
Canon has created a fun and informative video explaining the differences between VGA, HD and Full HD video and various frame rates. While it may be targeted towards PowerShot customers, if you're new to shooting movies on your DSLR, the information presented in this video will still be relevant.
 
B&H carries Canon PowerShot and EOS cameras.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/11/2014 7:06:21 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, August 08, 2014
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CanvasPeople is featuring special deals on most of their standard gallery wrap canvas print sizes. See below for pricing details.
 
Standard Gallery Wrap Canvas Print Sale

SizeOrig. PriceSale Price
8x10$49.00$10.00
11x11$68.99$15.00
11x14$69.99$15.00
16x16$82.99$20.00
9x27$86.99  
16x20$91.00$20.00
18x24$104.99$25.00
20x30$129.00$30.00
24x36--
20x48--

Post Date: 8/8/2014 3:11:57 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2 L II USM Lens
The Canon Store has the Refurbished Canon EF 85mm f/1.2 L II USM Lens (review) in stock and available for $1,495.32 after 15% savings. Compare at $2,049.00 new after $150.00 mail-in rebate.
 
Update: Well, that didn't last long. The item is now out-of-stock.
 
List of Remaining Refurbished Lenses & Flashes In Stock

Refurbished ItemOrig PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L USM671.99100.80571.19
Canon EF 24-70mm f/4 L IS USM1,199.20179.881,019.32
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM919.20137.88781.32
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM383.99115.20268.79
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM1,079.20161.88917.32
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM1,119.20167.88951.32
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM519.99156.00363.99
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM187.9928.20159.79
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III159.9948.00111.99
Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM431.9964.80367.19
Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM407.9961.20346.79
Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM439.9966.00373.99
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM159.9948.00111.99
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM319.9948.00271.99
Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro239.9936.00203.99
Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM399.9960.00339.99
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM479.9972.00407.99
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM519.9978.00441.99
Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM639.9996.00543.99
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM 439.9966.00373.99
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS399.99120.00279.99
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS559.9984.00475.99
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II239.99120.00120.00
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM279.9942.00237.99
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM375.9956.40319.59
Canon Speedlite 430EX II239.9936.00203.99
Canon Speedlite 320EX199.9930.00169.99
Canon Speedlite 270EX II135.9920.40115.59
Canon Speedlite 90EX119.9918.00101.99

Digital Photo Professional Splash Screen
From the Canon Professional Network:

"Digital Photo Professional (DPP) version 4.0 is the latest release of Canon’s free RAW image management and editing software, and this incarnation is heralded as the first major update since the software was launched. Canon has responded to feedback from Digital Photo Professional users and incorporated feature requests and suggestions into version 4.0 to create a better looking package that offers a smoother, faster workflow. In this article CPN writer George Cairns examines how DPP 4.0 is better equipped to support your photographic workflow – as you import, browse and develop large numbers of RAW images – and investigates new features, such as the ability to make selective hue, saturation and luminance adjustments for eight colour gamuts."

Read the entire article on the Canon Professional Network.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/8/2014 12:17:45 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon D4 DSLR Camera
eBay (via GetItDigital) has the Nikon D4 DSLR Camera available for $4,399.99 with free shipping. Compare at $5,499.96 refurbished.
 
Note: This is likely a grey market item and not technically eligible for a Nikon USA warranty. The auction advertises that a 3-year (third party) warranty is included; check the auction listing for details.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 8/8/2014 10:04:16 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
The-Digital-Picture.com Discussion
I've been using our site-reviewed Canon EOS 7D for years (I received it not long after the review was published). I have thoroughly enjoyed using the camera and I have taken many memorable shots with it. However, being a bit long in the tooth, I can't help but wonder how it might be better...
 
Keep in mind, Canon has never indicated that it is working on an EOS 7D successor. However, it's fairly logical to assume they are working on something to fill the EOS 7D's market space (top-end APS-C DSLR).
 
So today, we'd like to know – what [relatively feasible] upgrades would you put into an EOS 7D Mark II? What new specs would make it the undisputed king of the APS-C camera line? [Sean]
 
Leave a comment below or comment on the Facebook feed.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/8/2014 8:36:01 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
From KickStarter:
 
A paper USB business card with full analytics and remote access. Meet the new standard for premium business cards.
 
What is a swivelCard?
 
A swivelCard is a premium paper business card that includes a USB drive--a smart business card. It includes analytics and can be updated even after giving it out.
 
What Can swivelCard Do?
 
We patented a system for turning regular paper into a USB drive. Now we've included this technology in a business card. When you own swivelCard, you own the premium business card on the market.

  • Paper comes alive with embedded USB technology. Imagine giving your business card with pictures, videos, presentations, and websites for the recipient to interact with!
  • Analytics through a back-end software interface will allow you to access helpful information about your cards and how they are being used.
  • You can edit the destination you've selected remotely. Remote access to your swivelCard gives you many opportunities to continue interacting with the card's recipient. With the back-end interface you'll be able to log in to your account and remotely make changes to the destination. Plus, this can be done individually for each specific card. Want that potential client to go to a list of testimonials instead of your standard video greeting? You can make that change on the fly after they've left with the card!

Check out SwivelCard's Kickstarter Page for full details.

Post Date: 8/8/2014 7:09:56 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, August 07, 2014
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens
B&H has the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens for Canon/Nikon (review) available for $349.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $499.00.
Post Date: 8/7/2014 2:13:07 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera
eBay (via 6ave) has the Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera available for $892.82 with free shipping. Compare at $1,096.95.
 
Note: This is likely a grey market item and not technically eligible for a Nikon USA warranty.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 8/7/2014 11:16:17 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
From B&H's YouTube Channel:
 
In this episode of Prospectives, Robert Rodriguez Jr shares with B&H his artistic process toward photographing landscapes. Based in the Hudson Valley area of New York, Robert emphasizes some key elements to maintaining inspiration and experimenting with the landscape through focusing on familiar scenery.
Post Date: 8/7/2014 10:03:14 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From DxO:
 
692 new camera/lens combinations have been added to the DxO Optics Module library for DxO Optics Pro and DxO ViewPoint, providing support for Canon, Konica Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Samsung, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, Tokina and Zeiss lenses for Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samsung and Sony cameras.
 
To see the combinations supported by DxO Optics Pro and planned combinations, click on the link below then select the second tab.
 
Supported or planned combinations
 
New DxO Optics Modules for DxO Optics Pro (also supported by DxO ViewPoint):
 
Canon | Fujifilm | Nikon | Olympus | Pentax | Samsung | Sony
 
B&H carries DxO Optics Pro 9 and DxO Viewpoint 2.
Category: DxO News
Post Date: 8/7/2014 8:39:27 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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Use coupon code SAVE20NOW at FractureMe.com to receive a 20% discount on your next Fracture purchase.
 
About Fractures: Fractures are different from traditional pictures and frames. Instead of printing on paper, Fractures are printed directly on glass. Instead of separating the picture, frame, and mount, a Fracture combines all three into a beautiful, lasting, final product.
Post Date: 8/7/2014 8:10:36 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 8/7/2014 7:15:32 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Hoya 82mm Variable Neutral Density Filter
B&H has the Hoya 82mm Variable Density Filter available for $119.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $219.00.
Post Date: 8/6/2014 3:03:01 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From Photoshelter:
 
What words would you use to describe your photography brand?
 
Fun? Reliable? Adventurous? If you struggle to answer, our guide, 10 Branding Secrets for Photographers, will help you define and build a strong brand that will set you apart from the competition and attract the clients you want.
 
In this guide, you’ll also learn:

  • How to communicate your photographic style and personality
  • How to determine what aspects of your business are unique
  • Why developing a strong name, logo and aesthetic across all platforms is crucial
  • Why a consistent voice and style must be part of everything you do - including your website, social media, and business cards
  • Plus more!

Use these 10 secrets to build a brand that attracts your ideal market, accurately communicates your specialty and creates unique experiences for your clients.
 
Download 10 Branding Secrets for Photographers

Post Date: 8/6/2014 12:55:02 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera
eBay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera (review) available for $1,599.99 with free shipping. Compare at $1,899.00.
 
Note: This is likely a grey market item and not technically eligible for a Canon USA warranty. However, the item is advertised as coming with a 3-year (non-manufacturer) warranty.
 
Want a good general purpose lens to go with your new EOS 6D? Consider purchasing this EOS 6D + EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM deal for $1,929.99 instead.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/6/2014 11:07:42 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon Speedlite 320EX Flash
eBay (via AdoramaCamera) has the Refurbished Canon Speedlite 320EX Flash (review) available for $139.99 with free shipping. Compare at $199.00 new.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/6/2014 11:02:37 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens
eBay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens available for $1,929.99 with free shipping. Compare at $2,499.00.
 
Note: This may be a grey market item and not technically eligible for a Canon USA warranty. However, the item is advertised as having a 3-year warranty. Check the auction page for details.
 
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