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 Tuesday, March 26, 2013

 
In late 2012, travel photographer Jeff Cremer embarked on a mission to create the highest-resolution image of Machu Piccu ever created. Cremer used a Canon EOS 7D, an EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens, and a Gigapan camera mount to capture the 1920 images used for the panoramic image.
 
Check out the final 16 gigapixel image of Machu Picchu.
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Post Date: 3/26/2013 8:22:48 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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Through March 27, you can pick up these Refurbished Lenses for 15% off now in stock at the Canon Store:
 
Newly In Stock Refubished Lenses

Refurbished LensOrig. PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM839.20125.88713.32
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM479.99 72.00 407.99
Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM407.9961.20346.79
Canon EF 35mm f/2255.9938.40217.59

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Post Date: 3/26/2013 7:27:13 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
The Nikon COOLPIX A owner's manual is now available for download (PDF): English | Spanish
 
You can preorder the Nikon COOLPIX A at Adorama and Amazon.
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Post Date: 3/26/2013 7:17:04 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, March 25, 2013
I posted a gallery of Hawaii Pictures with at least a little commentary for each.
 
This image collection is probably not what most are expecting to see. The Hawaiian Islands have extremely diverse climates and landscapes - within individual islands. Temperatures can change from mid-80s to upper 20s within a 2 hour slow-speed drive. And wind can drive home the particular temperature you are in. The average annual rainfall within these small islands can range from over 460" annually down to 10-12" annually.
 
The variety of subjects available in Hawaii could occupy my photography interests for a very long time.
Post Date: 3/25/2013 7:13:10 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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Through March 27, the Canon Store is featuring 20% Off select Refurbished Consumer Camcorders.
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Post Date: 3/25/2013 1:23:19 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From Datacolor:
 
What’s In Your Camera Bag?
 
A camera, of course! But what else might you want or need to have with you while traveling, shooting on location, or in the studio? Find out which items are needed for Indoor vs. Outdoor portraits, Landscapes vs. Scenic vs. Panorama and Macro vs. Still life. What is the best way to organize these items in your bag to make sure all of the essentials fit?
 
Join us, Thursday, March 28th from 3PM-4PM EST, as Datacolor Experts David Saffir and C. David Tobie discuss these topics, plus share some important info about lens focus correction, color management tools, setting yourself up for success in post-production and more!
 
An interactive Q&A will take place throughout the webinar to answer any questions you may have.
 
One lucky webinar guest will win a free SpyderCUBE and Deuter Freerider Pro Hiking Bag w/ TrekPak insert!
 
Title: What’s In Your Camera Bag? Co-sponsored by TrekPak
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
 
Register here.
 
B&H carries Datacolor products.
Post Date: 3/25/2013 1:15:10 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
The Canon Camera Museum has published a Technical Report on the 430EX II and 600EX-RT Speedlites.
 
B&H carries the Canon 430EX II and 600EX-RT Speedlite flashes.
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Post Date: 3/25/2013 11:20:12 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS Rebel T4i DSLR Camera
eBay (via BigValueInc) has the Canon EOS Rebel T4i DSLR Camera available for $550.81 with free shipping. Compare at $648.00.
 
Caveat Emptor: BigValueInc's positive feedback rating is at 98.2%. However, eBay seems to trust them enough to continue listing their auctions as "Daily Deals."
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Post Date: 3/25/2013 10:14:43 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From DxO:
 
DxO Optics Pro v8.1.4: Support for 4 new cameras
 
03/25/2013
 
DxO Optics Pro v8.1.4 provides support for four additional new cameras: the Nikon Coolpix P7700, the Nikon 1 J3, the Olympus XZ-2 iHS, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3.
 
DxO Optics Pro v8.1.4 integrates many powerful tools for processing RAW and JPEG images, including the best tool for automatically adjusting contrast and light, along with precise color management. Its unrivaled performance and intuitive interface provide a quick and smooth workflow.
 
11,000 DxO Optics Modules available
 
DxO Optics Pro v8.1.4 benefits from the continuous addition of DxO Optics Modules. More than 200 new camera/lens combinations have been added to the library, offering support for additional Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Sigma, Tokina, and Zeiss lenses for numerous Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, and Pentax cameras..
 
Among the new lenses supported are the Nikon 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 (a standard lens equivalent to a 50 mm in 24x36 format), and Pentax’s recent trans-standard K-mount, the smc DA18-270mm F3.5-6.3 SDM.
 
The addition of these new combinations means that DxO Optics Pro 8 now has more than 11,000 DxO Optics Modules at its disposal. Developed in the laboratory using an exclusive calibration process, this unique database automatically corrects optical flaws such as distortion, vignetting, chromatic aberrations, and lens softness.
 
To see supported and planned combinations, click on the link below then select the second tab.
 
Supported and planned combinations
 
New DxO Optics Modules
 
B&H carries DxO Optics Pro 8.
Category: DxO News
Post Date: 3/25/2013 9:48:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Profoto AcuteB Split Cable
From Profoto:
 
CONNECT TWO HEADS TO YOUR ACUTEB2 WITH THE ACUTEB TWO-HEAD SPLIT CABLE!
 
The new AcuteB Two-head Split Cable from Profoto is a cord with one plug in one end and two in the other. Connect it to the output on your AcuteB2 and you have two outputs at your disposal. Very simple, yet very effective.
 
The AcuteB2 600 AirS is Profoto’s most compact and lightweight battery generator. This makes it perfect for on-location shoots and situations where you need to stay moving. It has only one output, but with the Split Cable that is not an issue.
 
Connect the Split Cable to the output of the AcuteB2 and suddenly you have two outputs. In other words, you can now work with two light sources – and this without having to bring another generator with you. So, it is either half the baggage or twice the possibilities, depending on what you are used to.
 
“This is admittedly an uncomplicated product,” says Göran Marén, Product Manager at Profoto. “But sometimes the simplest solutions are the best.”
 
With the Split Cable connected, the power distribution from the AcuteB2 becomes fully symmetric and each head can be powered with up to 300Ws.
 
B&H carries Profoto products.
Category: Profoto News
Post Date: 3/25/2013 8:50:48 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Digital Camera (Red) available for $119.00 with free shipping. Compare at $165.00.
 
Adorama also has the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Digital Camera (Red/Black) for $119.00, but shipping is not included.
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Post Date: 3/25/2013 8:13:41 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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Through March 27, the Canon Store has Refurbished DSLR Cameras, Lenses and Flashes available for 15-30% off. Popular items are going quickly - here's what is left in stock:
 
Refurbished DSLR Cameras In Stock

ItemOrig. PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body1,759.20263.881,495.32
Canon EOS 7D Body1,199.20179.881,019.32
Canon EOS Rebel T4i + 18-55719.99108.00611.99
Canon EOS 60D Body719.99108.00611.99
Canon EOS Rebel T4i Body639.9996.00543.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3i + 18-55559.9984.00475.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3 + 18-55439.99110.00329.99

Refurbished DSLR Lenses/Flashes In Stock

ItemOrig. PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Tilt Shift1,119.20167.88951.32
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM943.20141.48801.72
Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM639.9996.00543.99
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM519.99156.00363.99
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS399.99120.00279.99
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM383.99115.20268.79
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II239.9936.00203.99
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM159.9948.00111.99
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III159.9948.00111.99
Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash239.9936.00203.99
Canon Speedlite 320EX199.9930.00169.99
Canon Speedlite 270EX II135.9920.40115.59

 Sunday, March 24, 2013
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The Canon Store has Refurbished DSLR Cameras, Lenses and Flashes available for 15-30% off. Inventory of popular items goes quickly - act now if one of these items is on your shopping list!
 
Refurbished DSLR Cameras In Stock

ItemOrig. PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body1,759.20263.881,495.32
Canon EOS 7D Body1,199.20179.881,019.32
Canon EOS Rebel T4i + 18-55719.99108.00611.99
Canon EOS 60D Body719.99108.00611.99
Canon EOS Rebel T4i Body639.9996.00543.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3i + 18-55559.9984.00475.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3 + 18-55439.99110.00329.99

Refurbished DSLR Lenses/Flashes In Stock

ItemOrig. PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM1,759.20263.881,495.32
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM1,359.20203.881,155.32
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM1,183.20177.481,005.72
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM1,079.20161.88917.32
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM943.20141.48801.72
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM871.20130.68740.52
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM839.20125.88713.32
Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM639.9996.00543.99
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM519.99156.00363.99
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS399.99120.00279.99
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM319.9948.00271.99
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM383.99115.20268.79
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II239.9936.00203.99
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM159.9948.00111.99
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III159.9948.00111.99
Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash239.9936.00203.99
Canon Speedlite 320EX199.9930.00169.99
Canon Speedlite 270EX II135.9920.40115.59

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/24/2013 7:46:02 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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The Canon Store has select Refurbished Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras on sale for 20% off.
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Post Date: 3/24/2013 8:37:17 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
Adorama has the Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens available for $519.00 with free shipping and 2% Rewards. Compare at $579.00.
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Post Date: 3/24/2013 3:25:19 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
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