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 Wednesday, January 11, 2017

MotoCrane is scheduled to launch a universal automotive camera crane system this year with the following specifications:
Max Speed: 80 MPH
Max Acceleration: 1g lateral, longitudinal
Lens Height from Roof: 3' above, 3' below
Boom Length: 6' from center, 9' total
Max Controlled Speeds: ARMA: 4 sec 360º Swing | ACRO: 1 sec 360º Pan
Operating Temp: MIN: -30ºF, MAX: 120ºF *Over-heat protection
Weather: Water resistant
Unfortunately, there's no word yet on pricing or expected availability, but it's bound to be less expensive than the widely used Russian Arms.
Category: MotoCrane News
Post Date: 1/11/2017 1:32:01 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Through midnight tonight Eastern Time, B&H has the Vello Softbox for Portable Flash (Small, 6 x 6.75") available for $14.95 with free shipping. Regularly $29.95.
This kind of small softbox is especially good for on-location macro use and takes up very little space in your gear bag.
Product Highlights
  • Fits Most On-Camera Flash Units
  • Reduces Harshness and Softens Shadows
  • Compact and Convenient Design
  • Foldable Inner Diffuser
  • Reflective Silver Interior
  • Elastic Strap with Touch Tab Fastener
  • Strap Loop & Rubberized Mounting Tabs
  • Folds Flat for Storage
  • Zippered Carrying Case Included
Note: Two additional Vello softboxes are also reduced.
Post Date: 1/11/2017 7:35:28 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the ikan DH7 7" Full HD HDMI Monitor with 4K Signal Support available for $319.00 with free shipping. Regularly $499.00.
Product Highlights
  • 7" 1920x1200 HDMI Monitor
  • 300 Nit Brightness/800:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Includes Canon and Sony Battery Plates
  • 178° Viewing Angle
  • Monochrome Peaking
  • False Color
  • Clip Guides
  • 1:1 Pixel Mapping
  • Includes Shoe-Mount & Sun Hood
 Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The following cameras have been added to the site's Camera Comparison Images:
  • Canon EOS M5
  • Canon EOS M3
  • Canon EOS M10
  • Sony a7R II
B&H carries the Canon EOS M3 / M5 / M10 and Sony a7R II mirrorless cameras.
Post Date: 1/10/2017 7:59:27 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Nikon:
January 9, 2017 — Melville, NY — Nikon began celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2017 with its return to CES. Its latest digital imaging technologies were demonstrated at Nikon’s booth and at areas throughout the show floor.
Visitors to the Nikon booth had the opportunity for hands-on time with the newest Nikon products. These included the connected, compact D5600 DSLR and the KeyMission action camera line.
They also heard from Nikon professional photographers at the Nikon School Theater. Other experiences on the show floor included the return of Project HeliX powered by Nikon and an interactive VR (virtual reality) area featuring content captured with the KeyMission 360.
Nikon showcased several new products. They were headlined by the lightweight D5600 DSLR. The D5600 features easy sharing using Nikon SnapBridge technology, a 24.2MP sensor and an intuitive touch-screen, vari-angle LCD monitor.
Also announced were two additions to Nikon’s Coolpix compact, point-and-shoot camera line. The everything-proof W100 adventure camera exhibited along with the A300. The Coolpix A300 has a 20.1MP sensor, 8x optical zoom lens, vibration reduction (VR) image stabilization and also SnapBridge connectivity.
Since the company was established in 1917, Nikon has cultivated its status as a pioneer of optical technologies. Guided by a corporate philosophy of “Trustworthiness and Creativity,” Nikon provides a range of products and services globally by harnessing advanced opto-electronics and precision technologies.
Nikon 100-Year Anniversary Book
As part of the anniversary celebration, with the cooperation of Uli Koch, one of the most prominent Nikon collectors, the company released the Nikon – 100 Anniversary hardcover book.
Beside cameras, lenses and matching accessories, the book also contains binoculars, microscopes, industrial lenses and other technical instruments going back to 1917. With many never-seen-before details, the 416-page book has nearly 2,200 color photos.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 1/10/2017 7:11:39 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod with BE-113T Ball Head available for $199.95 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $299.95.
Product Highlights
  • Load Capacity: 13.2 lb
  • Max Height: 61.3"
  • Min Height: 8.9"
  • Folded Length: 17.1"
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Weight: 2.5 lb
  • Detachable Leg and Column Form Monopod
  • Rubber Feet & Metal Spikes
  • Arca-Type Quick-Release Plate
  • 2 x Bubble Levels
Adorama has the Manfrotto 190Go! 4-Section Aluminum Tripod Black w/Manfrotto MVH502AH Video Head available for $229.88 with free shipping. Regularly $349.88.
attaches by:3/8 attachment type
center column:rapid
column tube diameter:0 63/64 in / 25mm
leg angles:25/46/66/88 deg
closed length:17.72 in / 45 cm
leg sections:four
maximum height:57.48 in / 146 cm
maximum height w/
center column down:
48.03 in / 122 cm
minimum height:2.76 in / 7 cm
safety payload:15.43 lbs / 7 kg
weight:3.68 lbs / 1.670 kg
B&H has the Tamrac 3535 Express 5 Bag (Khaki) available for $9.95 with free shipping. Regularly $34.95.
Product Highlights
  • Holds Compact DSLR, Lens, & Accessories
  • Adjustable Foam Dividers for Custom Fit
  • Zippered Speed Pocket on Messenger Flap
  • Open Pocket in Rear of Bag
  • Side Pocket for Smart Phone or Wallet
  • Carrying Handle
  • Adjustable, Padded Shoulder Strap
  • Designed for Strap Accessory System
Post Date: 1/10/2017 5:20:44 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Through midnight tonight, B&H has the Sennheiser MKE 440 Compact Stereo Shotgun Microphone available for $199.95 with free shipping. Regularly $349.95.
Product Highlights
  • Two Shotgun Elements
  • Super-Cardioid Pickup Pattern
  • Captures Sound within Camera Angle
  • Good Off-Axis Sound Rejection
  • Stereo 1/8" Connector
  • Frequency Response: 50 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Max SPL: 132 dB
  • Stainless Steel Micro-Mesh Cover
  • Internally Shock-Mounted
  • Runs on 2x AAA Batteries
 Monday, January 9, 2017
B&H has the Phottix Mitros+ TTL Flash and Odin Flash Trigger Combo (for Canon/Nikon) available for $299.99 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $549.99.
Want more flashes? Buy multiple flash+trigger kits because it's $100.00 less expensive than buying the flash on its own plus you'll have backup TTL Flash Triggers.
Product Highlights
  • Built-In Odin Transmitter/Receiver
  • Compatible with Canon E-TTL / E-TTL II
  • Guide Number: 190' at ISO 100 and 105mm
  • Zoom Range: 24-105mm (14mm with Panel)
  • Tilts from -7° to +90°
  • Rotates Left & Right 180°
  • Wireless Master/Slave TTL Functionality
  • Recycle Time: 0.1-5 Seconds
  • High-Speed, 1st & 2nd Curtain Sync
  • Odin TCU TTL Flash Trigger Included
Post Date: 1/9/2017 4:09:09 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Through tomorrow, use coupon code NYPRINTS25 at AdoramaPix to save 25% on photo prints.
Post Date: 1/9/2017 10:56:10 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has the Green Extreme 162WH Lithium-ion V Mount Battery available for $149.95 with free shipping. Regularly $199.95.
Typically speaking, a V Mount battery in the 160WH range runs about $300.00. That makes this battery a good deal at its regular price and an absolute steal at the reduced price. [Sean]
Product Highlights
  • Connection Type: single pin AC to power other video lights and for charging the battery
  • Mean Output Voltage:14.8 Volts 2 amp.
  • Note: Requires Charger (sold separately)
  • Lithium Ion: Yes
  • Weight (Approx.):3 pounds
 Friday, January 6, 2017
Through 1/9, use coupon code NEWCAL33 at AdoramaPix to get your custom calendar for 30% off.
Post Date: 1/6/2017 8:09:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
GoPro's Karma drone was recalled in November of last year because several of the drones were dropping from the sky like stones after the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) lost power in flight. To say GoPro's first venture into the UAV market was "a little bit bumpy" would be un understatement for sure.
However, a GoPro CES 2017 press release indicates that the Karma will once again be hitting store shelves later this year, though GoPro is [understandably] a little vague on the re-release details.
From the press release:
Karma will re-launch in 2017. GoPro withdrew Karma from the market in November 2016 after a small number of instances of power loss due to a mechanical issue related to securing the drone's battery. GoPro is completing its testing, and in early February, will provide more detail for the global relaunch of Karma in 2017.
With the DJI Mavic Pro still in short supply, every day that the GoPro Karma is unavailable is another opportunity lost to fill orders in the new foldable drone market segment.
Category: GoPro News
Post Date: 1/6/2017 6:49:13 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Through this weekend, B&H has the ikan Explorer Bag available for $69.95 with free shipping. Regularly $139.95.
Product Highlights
  • Fits 1-2 Pro D-SLR Cameras Kit
  • Holds Laptop with a Screen up to 17"
  • Cotton Canvas Exterior
  • Removable Padding in Compartment
  • Removable Tripod Holder
  • Removable Rain Cover
  • Backpack Shoulder Straps
  • Wide Adjustable Waist Belt
Post Date: 1/6/2017 5:54:29 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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