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 Monday, August 26, 2013
For a limited time, DigitalRev has the Canon EOS 100D (Rebel SL1) with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Lens available for $599.00. Compare at $699.00.
Check out Bryan's full review of this small, yet capable DSLR.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/26/2013 7:00:45 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Sunday, August 25, 2013


"This is's Weekend Recap for the week ending August 24th, 2013
In the news...
On Tuesday, we posted about the 5D Mark IIIs with Magic Lantern pre-installed available for rent from LensRentals. The cameras ships with a 1000x memory card and enable users to capture amazingly clear RAW video.
On Thursday, Canon announced four new PowerShot cameras - the G16, S120, SX510 HS & SX170 IS - and a special edition Facebook-ready PowerShot N. Canon’s new top-of-the-line PowerShot, the G16, has been updated with a DIGIC 6 processor, improved AF, shorter lag, and built-in WiFi connectivity.
Also on Thursday, Canon announced the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens. Building on the popularity of the previous 55-250mm consumer zoom, the new lens features an improved AF system, reduced chromatic aberrations, and Canon’s stepping motor for reduced AF noise in video mode.
In site news and reviews...
On Monday, Bryan posted an atypical review for the site - the Toshiba KIRAbook 13. In short, Bryan liked the laptop’s cutting-edge speed, dense screen resolution and out-of-the-box color calibration. Check out Bryan’s review for more information.
Also this week, Bryan sent out the site’s inaugural newsletter and announced a giveaway. Anyone who signs up for the newsletter, or is already on the distribution list, will automatically be entered to win a Think Tank Photo StreetWalker HardDrive Camera Backpack.
The newsletter will include review updates, new product announcements, prize giveaways, picture explanations, and exclusive deals. If you’re interested in getting the newsletter, or want to enter the camera backpack giveaway, look for the signup box located above the menu bar on the site.
And, for our deal of the week…
On Tuesday, we posted an eBay deal from 47th Street Photo where you could get a Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM “Art” lens for $779.00 with free shipping [deal has expired]. That’s a $120.00 savings off the normal retail price.
This has been the’s Weekend Recap. Thanks for listening, and as always, happy shooting!'

Category: Weekend Recap
Post Date: 8/25/2013 12:37:20 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has the Canon EOS 70D in stock - as does via eBay. (thanks Marcel)
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/25/2013 9:12:50 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
The Canon Store has select Refurbished DSLR Cameras on sale for 10-20% off.
Select Cameras In Stock

Refurbished ItemOrig PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body1,759.20175.921,583.28
Canon EOS 7D + EF-S 18-135 IS1,439.20143.921,295.28
Canon EOS 7D + EF-S 28-135 IS1,359.20135.921,223.28
Canon EOS 7D Body1,199.20119.921,079.28
Canon EOS 60D + EF-S 18-200 IS1,039.20103.92935.28
Canon EOS 60D + EF-S 18-135 IS 959.2095.92863.28
Canon EOS Rebel T4i + 18-135 IS STM919.20183.84735.36
Canon EOS 60D Body719.9972.00647.99
Canon EOS Rebel T4i + EF-S 18-55 IS719.99144.00575.99
Canon EOS Rebel T4i Body639.99128.00511.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3i + EF-S 18-55 IS479.9996.00383.99
Canon EOS Rebel T2i EF-S 18-55mm IS447.9989.60358.39

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/25/2013 8:47:27 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Saturday, August 24, 2013
CanvasPeople is having an End of Summer sale with 80% off any available canvas print.

24x36 $27.00
20x48 $28.00

Post Date: 8/24/2013 9:29:46 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, August 23, 2013
Amazon is featuring the Fotodiox Pro LED 508A Photo/Video LED Light Kit as a Lightning Deal and is available for $224.99. Regularly $285.97.

  • >80 CRI for Perfect Color Rendering, 450w Tungsten Power Equivalent
  • Dimmable from 10% - 100%,
  • Detachable Diffuser Protective Cover for Soft Light
  • Included NP-F750 Batteries for Cordless Power

Post Date: 8/23/2013 2:50:25 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
eBay (via 6ave) has the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens available for $347.57 with free shipping. Compare at $649.00.
Check out Bryan's full review of the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens for more information.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/23/2013 2:37:21 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has the Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Lens available for $499.00. Compare at $599.00.
Note: The Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens is available for $499.00 in all mounts excluding Nikon. The Nikon mount version is $515.00. Compare at $634.00 .
Post Date: 8/23/2013 12:41:55 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
The Canon Store has the Refurbished Canon PowerShot G12 Digital Camera available for 20% off - now $279.99 with free shipping. Regularly $349.99.
If you're looking for more of a budget camera, check out the rest of the Refurbished Canon PowerShot Cameras. Most (if not all) are now 20% off with free shipping on orders over $100.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/23/2013 12:30:12 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has a Canon EOS Rebel T3i, 2 Lenses & PIXMA PRO-100 Bundle available for $548.00 after $400.00 mail-in rebate with free shipping and 2% Rewards.
Bundle Includes:

  • Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR Camera
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Inkjet Printer
  • Canon Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13x19", 50 Sheets


  1. Go to the Canon Rebel T3i + 2 Lenses product page.
  2. Click "Buy Together and Save."
  3. Select the radio button beside the PIXMA PRO-100 printer.
  4. Add to cart. The checkout price will be $948.00. Redeem $400.00 mail-in rebate for a final price of $548.00.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/23/2013 12:08:55 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Answer: Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, NJ
I took a Pelican case full of gear for a 2-day road trip last week. This area was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy last year, but the recovery effort has been remarkable. Repair of the unfortunate Barnegat Bay pier shown above was obviously remaining on the to-do list.
This image is a 2-frame composite. I was able to hold adequate highlights and shadows in a single frame, but using a 2+-stop overexposed frame allowed for a much better motion blur of the water. The two images were processed in DPP (the longer exposure was darkened 2 stops) and then stacked in Photoshop where the lower portion of the shorter-exposed top layer was deleted to let the water show through.
Watch for a review of this 16mm-capable full frame lens.
Post Date: 8/23/2013 8:47:01 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
In case you haven't noticed, there is a signup form at the top of each page on the site – for's newsletter. We would be honored to have you on our list. Don't worry about getting too many emails – I don't have time to overwhelm your inbox. My current (but remaining flexible) plan is to send infrequent (perhaps bi-weekly?) newsletters featuring:

  • Review updates
  • New product announcements
  • Cool prize giveaways
  • Sample pictures with explanations
  • Promised exclusive deals on great gear
  • And more!

These newsletters will not be as all-encompassing as the site's news page/feed, but may include additional features and information.
The First Giveaway
Think Tank Photo is generously providing an awesome StreetWalker® HardDrive Camera Backpack for the first newsletter giveaway. The first winner will be randomly-selected from the entire email registration list just prior to the next newsletter being sent. Simply signup for the newsletter for your chance to win!
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Post Date: 8/23/2013 8:27:52 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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Category: Adobe News
Post Date: 8/23/2013 8:57:09 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limited time, DigitalRev has the Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Body available for $549.00. Compare at $649.00.
Check out Bryan's full review of this impressive, small and light weight DSLR camera.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 8/23/2013 8:18:37 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Best Buy has the Nikon Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Lens available for an in-cart price of $409.99. Compare at $629.00.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 8/23/2013 7:32:48 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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