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 Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Canon Store has the refurbished Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 L USM Lens in stock for only $1,183.20.
 
Update: Sold out, but many other refurbished Canon lenses remain available.
 
Update 2: Back in stock. The 24 f/1.4 L II and 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II are also in stock now.
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Post Date: 2/22/2012 4:08:52 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Canon EOS Rebel XS Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens - only $429.00 shipped with coupon code S1234567 (reg $499.00). Deal expires 03/15/12.
 
Gitzo GT2541 Series 2 Mountaineer Reporter 6X Carbon Fiber 4 Section Tripod Legs (Standard Model, with G-Lock, Maximum Load 26.4 lbs. Maximum Height 60.2") - $649.90 shipped (reg $724.95).
 
Orbis Ring Flash Attachment Kit for Use with Existing Flash / Strobe, "One Size Fits Most Flashes", with Orbis Arm, Aluminum Bracket for Mounting the Orbis Ring Flash - $189.95 shipped with coupon code S1899523 (reg $239.95).
 
Tripad TR-549 Tripod Mountable Portable Workspace - $69.99 shipped (reg $89.99).
 
Flashpoint Soft Box for Shoe Mount Flashes (16" With mounting hardware) - $32.95 shipped (reg $40.00)
 
Flashpoint 3 Light Fluorescent Outfit with Stands, Umbrellas, Bulbs, 6" Reflector and Deluxe Case - $134.95 shipped (reg $174.95).
 
Flashpoint Background Support System (folds 35") with 5' x 8', Chroma Green Screen Muslin - $59.99 shipped (reg $94.90).
 
Flashpoint 4 Section Traveler Tripod, Ball Head (Folds 18½" Extends 69") - $99.95 shipped (reg $139.95).
Post Date: 2/22/2012 2:38:25 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
All of the older sample pictures on the site are now the currently-used size of max 800px wide or 700px high (some were significantly smaller). About 3,000 images were updated.
 
Looking at some of the work you did 7 or 8 years ago sometimes makes you cringe. It also shows you how far you have (hopefully) come.
Post Date: 2/22/2012 1:02:55 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
From AdoramaPix:
 
"We were thinking... what's a better way than celebrate the leap year than doing something that we haven't done in a while?"
 
"For the next week get huge 20x30 poster prints for only $10 each (Metallic prints are $12 each) [reg $18.00 - $21.00 each]. Plus, you can buy prepaid packs and lock in these low prices for a later time!" Offer ends Feb 28th, 2012.
Post Date: 2/22/2012 12:24:34 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
eBay (via Beach Camera) has the Canon EOS 60D with 18-135mm IS Lens and Pixma Pro 9000 Mark II Printer as a Daily Deal for $975.00 shipped after $400.00 rebate (Amex card). The Canon EOS 60D body alone typically sells for $899.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/22/2012 11:14:23 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
The sweet-looking Redrock Micro ultraCage for Canon EOS C300 has been announced.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/22/2012 10:18:02 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Through Feb 24th, get Reikan FoCal Automatic AF Microadjustment Calibrator Utility v1.2 at a special new-release price.
 
Reikan's Facebook page talks about a minor FoCal update to v1.2.1 (Plus version only).
 
This is a helpful Reikan FoCal discussion. (thanks Scott)
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/22/2012 10:02:23 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
From DxO:
 
DxO Optics Pro 7.2.1 now available!
 
DxO Optics Pro v7.2.1 supports the Canon G1 X and 4 other additional cameras: Sony NEX-7, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1, Olympus E-P2.
 
DxO Optics Pro is now able to provide support for brand-new camera models more rapidly, as evidenced by the addition of the Canon G1X, all while continuing to add support for cameras already on the market.
 
DxO Optics Pro v7.2.1 includes more than 300 additional modules that have been added to the optics module library since the beginning of February, thus providing support for a number of important lenses used with Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax and Sony cameras.
 
More information
 
B&H carries DxO Optics Pro.
Category: DxO News
Post Date: 2/22/2012 9:34:51 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Adorama has the Lexar 32GB Professional 1000x CompactFlash Memory Card in stock. Fast, but as expected, expensive - $399.95 shipped.
Post Date: 2/21/2012 7:35:03 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Apparently, with some care and effort, any of the black lenses can be made white (thanks Sean).
Post Date: 2/21/2012 8:55:06 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Another major camera gear heist has been reported:
 
"We’re disappointed to report that on Friday 17th February 2012 CVP became the victim of one of the industry’s largest thefts when a substantial quantity of cameras, camcorders, lenses and ancillaries with a street value of around £1M was stolen from our warehouse."
 
Get the full public details on CVP's blog post.
 
Again, this gear is likely going to be resold. You can check CVP's Stolen Equipment Register to insure you are not buying their stolen equipment.
Post Date: 2/21/2012 8:39:36 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, February 20, 2012
Thru 2/25, use coupon code 15PS212 to save 15% on all refurbished Canon PowerShot Cameras at the Canon Store.
 
The PowerShot S95 is only $256.00
The PowerShot S90 is only $224.00
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/20/2012 5:14:54 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Use promo code FEB50WP to save 50% ($800.00) on Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium at the Adobe Store.
 
This is another incredible value on an incredibly valuable package of software. Some other great deals are available including deals on student and teacher editions - check them out.
Post Date: 2/20/2012 4:51:42 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Adorama is next-up with the Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 & Premiere Elements 10 deal - only $73.90 shipped (reg $139.95). This deal expires tomorrow, 2/21 at 11:59 AM.
Post Date: 2/20/2012 4:38:22 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Use coupon code S5139881 to save $20.00 on any of the very stylish Kelly Moore bags at Adorama.
Post Date: 2/20/2012 2:47:31 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Even better than last week's excellent Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium deal, Adorama has Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium (Mac) and (Windows) for only $759.95 plus shipping. Great software, great deal.
Post Date: 2/20/2012 12:52:59 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Canon USA has issued their WPPI 2012 Press Release.
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Canon USA News
Post Date: 2/20/2012 12:39:23 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
David Hobby at Strobist reviews the new PocketWizard Plus III.
 
Joe McNally reviews the new PocketWizard Plus III.
 
B&H is taking PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver preorders.
Post Date: 2/20/2012 11:00:13 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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