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 Saturday, September 03, 2011
Use coupon code LABORDAY at J&R to save $15 off of $150.
 
Here are the coupon codes I have for Abe's of Maine:
 
LABOR15 - $15 off select DSLR’s, Point and Shoots, and Camcorders! Use Coupon Code. Free Memory Card with select purchases!
FLASH8 - Get a free 8GB Flash Drive with your purchase of select DSLRs
LOYALTY15 - $15 off of $400 or more
LOYALTY10 - $10 off of $200(?) or more
TAMRON10 - $10 off of Tamron lenses
 
Use coupon code SEPTACC to save 20% off of accessories overs of $100 or more at the Canon Store. (thanks Jeff)
Post Date: 9/3/2011 10:38:09 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Toshiba Press release:
 
Toshiba to Launch "FlashAir™", the World's First SDHC Memory Card with Embedded Wireless LAN Communications
 
TOKYO–Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will launch the world's first[1] SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN functionality to meet the SD Memory Card Standard. The new card, "FlashAir™", has an 8GB capacity and supports both peer-to-peer transfers and uploads to and downloads from servers. Samples will be available from November 2011 and sales will start in February 2012.
 
FlashAir will be featured at IFA 2011, in Berlin, Germany from September 2.
 
At a time when digital cameras have achieved immense popularity, users want a quick and easy way to share photographs with friends and to transfer them to and from online storage services and social networks. Toshiba provides the solution with FlashAir, the world's first SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN functionality that is fully compliant with the SD Memory Card Standard.
 
FlashAir's embedded wireless communication function allows users to upload and download photographs to and from a server and to exchange photographs and other data with other devices, including digital cameras[2] that are FlashAir compliant and, smartphones and PCs that support wireless LAN. All transfers are done wirelessly, without any need for a cable connection. Key features of the new card include the ability to receive as well as transmit and lower power consumption than other cards with similar functions.
 
Even in digital cameras not compliant with FlashAir, the new card can share digital images with smartphones and PCs that support wireless LAN.
 
Toshiba will secure certification of FlashAir for wireless communication in Japan, North America and Europe.
 
Toshiba will reinforce and extend its leadership of memory business by further enhancing its SD memory card line-up.
 
Notes:
[1]As of September 1, 2011. Source: Toshiba Corporation.
[2]A number of camera makers are now considering launching compliant products.
 
Key features
Product name: THNSW008GAA-A
Capacity: 8GB
Price (tax included): Open
Start of sample shipping: November 2011
Start of sale: February 2012
Note: The above product name is for the Japanese market.
 
Specifications
Standard: SD Memory Card Standard
Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Wireless LAN security: WEP, TKIP, AES (WPA, WPA2)
Card capacity: 8GB
Speed class: Speed Class 6
Applicable format: JPEG, RAW, MPEG, etc
Power Supply Voltage: 2.7-3.6V
Operating Environment: Temperature: -25°C to 85°C
Relative humidity: 95% at 25°C (no condensation)
External dimensions: 32(L)×24(W)×2.1(T)(mm)
Weight: Approx. 2g
Note: The above specifications are as of September 1, 2011.
 
* The card can be used in devices that comply with the SDHC Memory Card Standard.
* "FlashAir™" is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation.
* The SDHC logo is a trademark of SD-3C. LLC.
Category: Toshiba News
Post Date: 9/3/2011 9:51:17 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
B&H is now listing Oct 1, 2011 as the expiration date for the Canon EOS Rebel DSLR rebates.
 
A $15 rebate is now available on the Rebel T1i and XS kits.
 
Update: It's official - the rebates have been extended.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/3/2011 9:42:05 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
B&H has a used Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens in "10" (as-good-as-it-gets) condition for only $4,299.95.
 
The Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS is an amazing lens - and this one costs $3,000 less than the new version IIs.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/3/2011 9:30:08 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, September 01, 2011
Lensrentals.com has announced new pricing going into effect over the upcoming holiday weekend - the results are that 90% of their items are becoming less expensive - by 10% overall.
Post Date: 9/1/2011 10:29:24 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Lensbaby highlights creative senior portraits with its Senior Style Portrait Contest.
 
The list of prizes is long - and includes a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. Get a Lensbaby and get started.
Category: Lensbaby News
Post Date: 9/1/2011 10:06:58 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
PromarkBRANDS Announces the Strategic Acquisition of Speedotron Corporation (press release).
 
"PromarkBRANDS, a U.S.-based designer, manufacturer, engineer and distributor of time-tested photographic and video lighting products and light shaping accessories, announces the company has acquired the assets of Speedotron Corporation, a Chicago, Ill. based designer and manufacturer of affordable and durable flash lighting systems. The acquisition will expand the PromarkBRANDS current family of products which include Photogenic Professional Lighting, Norman, Smith-Victor, Cool-Lux and Logan Electric."
Post Date: 9/1/2011 9:51:31 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
PocketWizard has released a significant ControlTL Firmware Update for MiniTT1 and FlexTT5.
 
"PocketWizard, the industry leader in wireless control and synchronization of cameras, flash and light meters, announces a major new update to its ControlTL firmware for both Nikon and Canon versions of its MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 radios. Available now, version 3.0 for Nikon and Version 6.0 for Canon include several new features and updates to make the system more powerful than ever including HyperSync™ Automation, SpeedCycler and Flash Power Control without a Camera. Any current owner of the ControlTL system can install these new features and updates for free using the PocketWizard Utility."
Post Date: 9/1/2011 9:43:49 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Don't forget that the current Canon EOS DSLR Camera rebates are ending in two days (Sat, Sep 3, 2011).
 
ModelRebate Amount 
Canon EOS 7D Buy$100.00 - $300.00
Canon EOS 60D Buy$100.00 - $300.00
Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D Buy$50.00 (kit) - $150.00
Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D Buy$50.00 (kit) - $150.00
Canon EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D Buy$50.00 - $150.00
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/1/2011 12:49:13 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Tamron USA has announced a new lens rebate program running through the end of the year. Save $25.00 to $100.00 on the following lenses:
 
ModelRebate Amount 
Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens Buy$25.00
Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II VC Lens Buy$50.00
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di II Lens Buy$60.00
Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC Lens Buy$50.00
Tamron 60mm f/2.0 Di II Macro Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens Buy$50.00
Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Di Macro Lens Buy$50.00

 
The Tamron 2H 2011 rebate form can be downloaded here.
 
A $50 rebate is also available on the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens through Sep 12, 2011. Here is the rebate form for this lens.
Post Date: 9/1/2011 12:41:46 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
The Finding Nature Project, sponsored by Canon France and Zeiss, has announced its launch:
 
Finding Nature Project Press release
Finding-Nature.com
Finding Nature on Facebook
 
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/1/2011 11:27:25 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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