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 Monday, July 23, 2012
Adorama's 34th Anniversary Sale ends today. Take another look to see if there is anything you need/want included in the sale.
Post Date: 7/23/2012 11:18:44 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Preorder your new Canon EOS M MILC, EF-M Lenses and accessories here:
Canon EOS M: Adorama | Amazon | J&R | Beach Camera | | Jessops
Canon EF-M 18-55mm IS Lens: Adorama | Amazon |
Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM Lens: Adorama | Amazon |
Canon Speedlite 90EX Flash: Adorama | Amazon |
Canon EF-EOS M Adapter: Adorama | Amazon |
Canon LP-E12 Battery Pack: Adorama | Amazon
Canon EW-54 Lens Hood for EF-M 18-55mm IS STM Lens: Adorama | Amazon
Canon EW-43 Lens Hood for EF-M 22mm f/2 STM Lens: Adorama | Amazon
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Canon Preorders
Post Date: 7/23/2012 10:22:47 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Canon Japan has posted EOS M Sample Images and Videos.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/23/2012 2:28:07 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
The Canon EOS M Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, a pair of EF-M Lenses, the 90EX Speedlite and an EF to EF-M lens adapter have been announced:
Canon EOS M Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Accessories Press Release
The review placeholder pages are on the site with product images and will be populated with additional information and preorder opportunties as such becomes available:
Canon EOS M Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera Review
Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Review
Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM Lens Review
Canon Speedlite 90EX Flash Review
Canon EF-EOS M Adapter Review
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/23/2012 12:11:50 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Sunday, July 22, 2012
From Canon, Inc.:
Canon newly establishes Canon Marketing Vietnam, aims to create Vietnam-based import and distribution system for Canon products
TOKYO, Japan, SINGAPORE and HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, July 23, 2012—Canon Inc. and Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. announced today the establishment of Canon Marketing Vietnam Company Limited, a new Canon marketing subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The new company was established with the aim of creating an import, distribution, sales and service system for Canon products in Vietnam.
In recent years, Vietnam, which joined the World Trade Organization in January 2007, has made great strides in transitioning to a market economy and integrating into the international economic system. In particular, through the government's economic open-door policy and domestic-demand expansion policies, Vietnam has achieved economic growth approaching 6% over the past few years with further expansion expected in the future, which has created a pressing need for Canon to establish a strategic marketing system in the country.
In response to these circumstances, Canon has newly established Canon Marketing Vietnam Company Limited in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
In addition to existing business segments, through the new marketing company, Canon also aims to further expand its market share within such industries as production printing, and motion-picture and broadcasting production.
Overview of New Company
1. Name: Canon Marketing Vietnam Company Limited
2. Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
3. Representative: Noriji Yoshida (to be appointed President & Legal Representative)
4. Business activities: Import, distribution, sales and service of Canon products in Vietnam
5. No. of employees: Approximately. 40 (as of July 2012)
6. Capital: VND 63 billion (JPY 240 million, calculated at an exchange rate of VND 1=JPY 0.00385)
7. Equity structure: Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.: 100%
8. Establishment: June 2012
11. Start of operations: August 2012 (tentative) Note: Canon currently operates the following manufacturing subsidiaries in Vietnam: Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd., established in April 2001, which manufactures such products as inkjet printers and laser printers
(sorry - I don't know why "9" and "10" were omitted)
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/22/2012 10:34:48 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
eBay (via Canon-authorized retailer Beach Camera) has the Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Body bundled with the Canon BG-E11 Battery Grip and Sandisk 32GB Extreme HD Video 45MB/s (Class 10) SDHC Card for $3,395.00 shipped (compare at $3,484.00 + $317.00 + $33.00 = $3,834.00 for a $439.00 savings). Plus, "You'll earn $67.90 in eBay Bucks."
Adorama has the Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-55mm NIKKOR VR Lens, 32GB SDHC Memory Card and Camera Bag on special for $496.95 shipped (reg $646.95).
The Nikon D3100 DSLR with 18-55mm VR Lens, 32GB SDHC Card, Lens Cleaning Kit, Nikon Camera Bag with DVD is on special for $566.95 shipped (reg $716.95).
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 7/22/2012 9:39:29 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Saturday, July 21, 2012
This Canon EOS 1D X AFMA Bug update just in from John:
"With AF4 menu option Orientation Linked AF Point set to the default of Same for Both Vert/Horiz, behavior of the AFMA setting is normal. But, when it's set to Select Separate AF Points (which mine was), the AFMA zeroing out occurs."
"Simply changing that one setting from default 'breaks' the AFMA behavior ... and resetting that one setting to default restores the correct behavior."
"Trowski figured this out, also."
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/21/2012 10:05:37 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Friday, July 20, 2012
Phase One Capture-One ProVersion 6.4.3 is now available for download using your software's update function. The new release features tether support for the Canon EOS 1D X, Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Nikon D400 and Nikon D800/D800E.
Get your Phase One Capture-One Pro DSLR Raw Workflow Image Editing Software at Adorama
(thanks Steve).
Category: Phase One News
Post Date: 7/20/2012 12:26:43 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Are you shooting full frame yet? If not, here is a great deal for you (or a great deal if you want a second body):
The Canon Store has the refurbished Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR Body in stock for only $1,759.20 with free shipping using coupon code SHIP712 (code expires 9/01/2012).
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/20/2012 12:03:58 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
From Manfrotto Distribution:
Manfrotto Distribution to Move U.S. Service Center to CRIS in Chandler, AZ
Manfrotto Distribution is pleased to announce that it will partner with C.R.I.S. (Camera Repair Instrument Service) a leading provider of camera repair and imaging device maintenance, to provide factory repair service for all Manfrotto Distribution products. Located in Chandler, AZ, CRIS will act as the exclusive authorized factory service facility for dealers and consumers in the United States.
Manfrotto Distribution brands that will be serviced at CRIS include Manfrotto, Gitzo, Elinchrom, Rotatrim, National Geographic, Kata, Metz, Lastolite, Gossen, and Avenger. CRIS’s long-standing quality assurance process will ensure that repairs for all of Manfrotto Distribution’s brands and products are inspected and approved before leaving their facility. CRIS promises a full satisfaction guarantee on repair parts and labor for 90 days, and provides online tracking throughout the repair process. Its streamlined repair and inventory process ensures for ultimate efficiency, and factory authorized quality means only original factory parts are used.
Manfrotto Distribution will close their repair department in Ramsey, NJ on July 20, 2012 and reopen at CRIS on August 6, 2012.
If you submitted your repair to Manfrotto Distribution in NJ before July 20, 2012, please contact them for repair status at or call (201) 818-9500.
CRIS is open from 8:30am to 5:00pm (MST) Monday through Friday.
All packages should be shipped to:
Manfrotto Service @ C.R.I.S.
250 North 54th St
Chandler, AZ 85226
If you have questions about your repair or potential service, please e-mail or call us at (480) 940-1103.
Please note that parts for all products should still be ordered through Manfrotto Distribution in NJ. To place an order, e-mail or call (201) 818-9500.
Category: Manfrotto News
Post Date: 7/20/2012 10:20:44 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, July 19, 2012
Canon has made EOS Utility Version 2.11.4 Updater available for download.
Changes for EOS Utility 2.11.4 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports EOS Kiss X6i / EOS REBEL T4i / EOS 650D, EOS 5D Mark III, EOS-1D X.
  • Supports EOS 7D Firmware Version 2.0.0. (For EOS 7D updated to Version 2.0.0, use EOS Utility 2.11.4 or later.)
  • The HDR (High Dynamic Range) function used during Remote Live View shooting has been added.

(Thanks Martin)

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/19/2012 7:02:15 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Adorama has a great Canon EOS 5D Mark III Bundle Deal available right now:
Here is what you get:

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Body
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens
  • Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash
  • Canon PIXMA PRO9000 MARK II Photo Printer ($400 Mail In Rebate)

This bundle regularly sells for $7,105.00 - get it right now for $5,999.00 shipped after $400.00 mail in rebate - a $1,106.00 savings.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 7/19/2012 1:34:16 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Adorama has the refurbished Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR with EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens for $599.00 (compare new at $749.00 after $50.00 IR)
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Post Date: 7/19/2012 1:15:16 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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