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 Monday, March 7, 2016
Focus Camera has the Lowepro Hatchback 22L AW Backpack (Gray/Blue/Red) available for $59.99 with free shipping. Compare at $75.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Holds DSLR w/ 18-105mm Lens + 2-3 Additional Lenses
  • Dedicated iPad/Tablet Compartment
  • Removable Camera Box with Flap Closure
  • Converts to Daypack When Box is Removed
  • Side Access to Gear
  • Top Loading Compartment
  • Room for Water Bottle, Personals
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/7/2016 8:38:05 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
With its 15 stops of light-reducing power, the Super Stopper sits at the top of the Stopper family, joining the Big and Little Stoppers in the long-exposure photography revolution.
 
The Super Stopper is designed for use in bright conditions, during the middle of the day – a time that’s traditionally considered unsuitable for photography because of the harsh, contrasty nature of the light.
 
However, with the Super Stopper filter fitted, the softness that arises from any movement contrasts pleasingly with any areas of bright light, creating an effect rarely seen in photography before now.
 
Like all the filters in the Stopper family, the Super Stopper is constructed from the high-quality optical glass and is supplied in a metal case for protection. It has only a minimal colour cast that is easily corrected in postproduction.
 
The exposure guide chart below allows you to find out the extremes to which photographers can now take their long exposures.
 
Lee Super Stopper Exposure Guide
B&H will carry the LEE Filters 150 x 150mm SW150 Super Stopper.
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Post Date: 3/7/2016 7:49:55 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From the Canon Digital Learning Center:
Weddings can be the most important day of a couple’s life, and the photographic memories are a wonderful gift and keepsake. In this article series by Liza Gershman, you will learn valuable information for photographing weddings. Liza provides important tips from her extensive experience, and discusses preparation, organization, and explains traditional wedding images that will aid you in your own wedding photography.
Articles posted thus far:
 
We posted Liza Gershman's first article "Top Tips for Great Wedding Photos" a couple of weeks ago. At the time, however, we didn't realize the article was intended to be part of a larger series. It appears that more articles will be added over time covering many different aspects of wedding photography.
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Post Date: 3/7/2016 6:40:33 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Profoto:
 
Profoto releases collapsible, more portable version of the classic Beauty Dish
 
When the Profoto Softlight Reflector was released in 1980, fashion photographers soon nicknamed it “The Beauty Dish” due to its unique ability to bring out the beauty of the model. Since then it has grown to become one of the most iconic tools for creating a creamy yet crisp light, often referred to as a “beauty light”.
 
Now, Profoto releases a new version of this classic. The new version is named OCF Beauty Dish and is a collapsible, more portable version of the original.
 
The main difference is that the OCF Beauty Dish is not made of metal but high-quality fabrics. When collapsed, it is stored in a carrying bag that fits in a small backpack. Mounting the OCF Beauty Dish is quick and easy too, thanks to a clever, patent-pending design that allows you to snap it onto the OCF Speedring without having to bend and fumble with the rods. The entire tool, including speedring and deflector plate, weighs a mere 0.48 kg (1.1 lbs.). When mounted, the OCF Beauty Dish has a diameter of 56 cm (2').
 
The OCF Beauty Dish is available in two versions: white and silver. The white version delivers a softer and slightly more even light than its silver counterpart, while the silver version delivers a bit more punch and contrast. Both versions are delivered with deflector plate, diffuser and carrying bag.
 
Being a fully integrated part of Profoto’s Off-Camera Flash system, the OCF Beauty Dish can be used with the B1 and the B2 O -Camera Flashes, as well as the new OCF Gels. Note that it may not be used with any other Profoto flash due to heat issues.
 
The OCF Beauty Dish is available from March 7 at a recommend price of €160/$179. The OCF Speedring is bought separately.
 
The OCF Beauty Dish is also included in a special offer available as of today – buy a B1 or B2 Off-Camera Flash kit before June 7, and get the OCF Beauty Dish White 2’ and an OCF Speedring for free.
 
B&H carries the Profoto OCF Beauty Dish.
Posted to: Canon News,
Category: Profoto News
Post Date: 3/7/2016 6:26:02 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limted time, B&H has the X-Rite ColorMunki Display available for $99.95 with free shipping. Regularly $169.95.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Ergonomic: 3 Integrated Functions
  • Advanced Filter and Optical Systems
  • For Virtually All Modern Displays
  • Field-Upgradeable for Future Technology
  • Rotating Diffuser Arm / Tripod Mount
  • Easy and Advanced Modes
  • Ambient Light Measurement/Smart Control
  • Flare Correct
  • Intelligent Profiling for Color Accuracy
  • Automatic Hardware Adjustment
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/7/2016 5:10:04 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Sunday, March 6, 2016
B&H has the Delkin Devices Fat Gecko Triple Mount available for $59.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $99.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Mount Combines Fat Gecko Original & Mini
  • Works on Smooth, Non-Porous Surfaces
  • Three-Point Mount Increases Stability
  • Three Industrial Locking Suction Cups
  • Features Six Adjustable Points
  • Slide & Lock Design Secures Connection
  • Adjusts to Contours of Shooting Surface
  • Features a Standard 1/4"-20 Tripod Head
  • Rubber Washer Dampens Vibrations
  • Supports DSLRs & Camcorders Up to 12 lb
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/6/2016 7:59:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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Post Date: 3/6/2016 6:37:48 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, March 4, 2016
Through tomorrow, use coupon code CHARM50 at CanvasOnDemand.com to get 50% off your entire order.
 
Fine Print: Campaign is valid until 03/05/16 at 11:59 PM EST. Cannot be combined with other offers. Excludes the purchase of gift cards. Discount does not apply to shipping rates
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/4/2016 3:11:47 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Canon USA:
 
Liebman listed in top ten “influential movers and shakers” by Long Island Press for fifth straight year
 
Mar 4, 2016 – MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has been ranked fifth among Long Island’s 50 most influential leaders as part of the Long Island Press’ “Power List.” This is the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Liebman, who also serves as senior executive officer of Canon Inc., and vice chairman of Canon Solutions America, Inc., has both made the list and been placed within the top 10.
 
“To once again be named alongside these influential leaders in our area is truly an honor that I accept with tremendous gratitude,” said Liebman. “This distinction is a testament to the success of Canon and the great work that everyone continues to do here. I congratulate my fellow honorees and thank the Long Island Press for this prestigious distinction.”
 
Mr. Liebman accepted the award alongside fellow honorees at a special reception event, hosted this year at Canon U.S.A.’s headquarters in Melville, New York. For thirteen years, the Long Island Press “Power List” has been a collection of influential individuals throughout the fields of business, politics, education, healthcare and not-for-profit across Long Island. Honorees are selected from hundreds of potential candidates by the Long Island Press’ editorial staff based on their impact on Long Island over the past year.
 
In his current position, Mr. Liebman is responsible for legal affairs and corporate administration functions for Canon Americas. Currently, Mr. Liebman serves as vice chairman of Canon Solutions America, a wholly owned subsidiary that provides sales and support for Canon and Océ hardware, software and services targeting general office, production print and large format markets in the United States. Mr. Liebman's leadership continues to help strengthen the Company's position as an imaging industry leader.
 
In conjunction with his roles at Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Canon Inc., Mr. Liebman serves as a board member for various local councils and associations including the Touro Law Center where he serves on the Board of Governors, the Long Island Association Board of Directors, the Information Technology Industry Council and the Council of Overseers for the Tilles Center.
 
From Sean: Does anyone else think it's odd that a company that is famous for manufacturing DSLR cameras and lenses fails to include a headshot of the main subject with its press release?
For a limited time, Woot! has the Refurbished HP ENVY 15-U483CL X360 Convertible Touch Laptop available for $569.99. Compare at $829.95 new.
 
Specifications
 
Processor:Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5GHz (Turbo up to 3.1GHz); 4MB Cache
Processor Core:Dual-Core
Screen Size:15.6"
Aspect Ratio:16:09
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:Full-HD WLED IPS backlit touchscreen display
Graphics:Intel HD Graphics 520 with up to 6229MB total graphics memory
Memory:12GB DDR3L SDRAM (2 DIMM)
Memory Slots:2
Hard Drive:1TB 5400RPM hard drive
Optical Drive:None
Network:10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Wireless:1x1 802.11ac WLAN
Bluetooth:Yes
Card Reader:Multi-Format SD Card Reader
Battery:3-Cell 43.5WHr 3.82Ah
Sound:BANG & OLUFSEN with dual speakers
Webcam:HP TrueVision HD
Microphone:Integrated Dual Array Digital
Keyboard:Full-size backlit keyboard with numeric keypad
Pointing Device:HP Imagepad supporting multi-touch gestures
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Post Date: 3/4/2016 9:00:02 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
BuyDig.com has a Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 VC for Canon + PIXMA PRO-100 Bundle available for $999.00 with free shipping after a $250.00 mail-in rebate from Canon and a $200.00 mail-in rebate from Tamron. Regularly $1,449.00.
 
Note: There is a similar deal for the Nikon-mount version.
 
Bundle Includes
 
  • Tamron SP 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD Lens
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Inkjet Photo Printer
  • Canon Photo Paper - 50 Sheets
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro X7 w/ Honestech Video Editor
  • 57-Inch Full Size Tripod
  • Lexar 64GB Professional 633x SDXC Class 10 UHS-I/U3 Memory Card Up to 95 Mb/s
  • Compact Deluxe SLR Camera Bag
  • 82mm Multicoated UV Protective Filter
  • Lens Cap Keeper
  • Professional Blower - Dust Removal System
  • Card Reader
  • Screen Protectors
  • 3 Piece Cleaning Kit
  • Memory Card Wallet
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/4/2016 6:29:26 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limited time, B&H has the Axler Robin 20 Stabilizer S available for $149.95 with free shipping. Regularly $289.95.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • 7 lb Maximum Payload
  • Height-Adjustable Gimbal
  • Three-Stage Center Column
  • Compact Size Ideal for Travel
  • Quick Release Camera Plate
  • Easy Balance Adjustment
  • Base with Retractable Spiked Feet
  • Four Counterweights
  • 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 Camera Screws
  • Carry Case Included
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/4/2016 5:51:05 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens available for preorder with free expedited shipping.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • One LD Element and One XLD Element
  • eBAND and BBAR Coatings
  • Fluorine Coating on Front Element
  • USD AF Motor, Full-Time Manual Focus
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Compatible with TAP-in Console
Posted to: Canon News,
Category: Preorders
Post Date: 3/4/2016 3:49:18 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, March 3, 2016

 
From the B&H YouTube Channel:
 
You don’t need a ton of gear to create professional and dramatic lighting, just the right tools – used right. In this class, Kevin Kubota covers the essential lighting tools and modifiers that every portrait photographer should have and know how to use. The gear is versatile, easy to use, and creates a wide variety of looks in almost any lighting situation. Kevin also covers indoor portrait lighting, outdoor lighting, and mixed-light situations.
 
The full version can be found here.
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/3/2016 12:39:14 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
The previous round of Tamron rebates ended at the beginning of this month. The good news is that Tamron has another rebate program in place runing from March 1 to April 30. The bad news – many of the previous mail-in rebate values are lower than before.
 
There is one notable exception, though – the Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD's rebate actually doubled (from $100.00 to $200.00).
 
Note: The Tamron 16-300 F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD and 150-600 Di VC USD feature instant (not mail-in) rebates.
 
Tamron Rebates
 
ModelRebate Amount
Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens Buy$80.00
Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy$200.00
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens Buy$80.00
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Macro Lens Buy$150.00
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 3/3/2016 9:06:54 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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