Canon and Nikon News for 2012/12 (Page 5) Report News & Deals  ►

 Thursday, December 20, 2012
BuyDig.com has a Nikon D800 DSLR Camera and SB-910 Flash Bundle available for $3,298.90 with free shipping.
 
Bundle includes:

  • D800 36.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera
  • SB-910 AF Speedlight Flash
  • Lexar 32 GB Professional 1000x CF
  • Nikon EN-EL15 Battery
  • 60" Full Size Tripod
  • Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/20/2012 2:18:28 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Refurbished Nikon COOLPIX S9100 Digital Camera available for $94.95 with free shipping.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/20/2012 1:53:41 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has a Nikon D7000 DSLR Camera with NIKKOR 18-200mm DX VR II Lens Bundle available for $1,496.95 with free overnight shipping and 2% Rewards.
 
Bundle includes:

  • Nikon D7000 DSLR Camera and NIKKOR 18-200mm DX VR II Lens
  • Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Autofocus Lens
  • Vello BG-N4 Battery Grip for Nikon D7000
  • 16 GB SD Memory Card

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/20/2012 11:54:29 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has a Google Nexus 7 32GB Tablet & MiFi 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot (Verizon) Bundle available for $99.00 after an in-store discount of $130.00 and $70.00 cash back in Visa gift cards.
 
Note: This deal is only available in-store at Adorama (42 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011) and requires a data plan activation by 12/31/12.
Post Date: 12/20/2012 11:46:13 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has a large selection of items with Free 2nd Day Shipping. Time is running out, however - order by 8:00pm ET for delivery by December 24!
 
Notable in-cart deals with Free 2nd Day Shipping:

Post Date: 12/20/2012 10:37:34 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Adobe:
 
December 19, 2012 For convenience and reliability, we highly recommend that you apply this update directly from within Photoshop. To do so, choose Help > Updates in Photoshop CS6 and apply all of the updates listed under Adobe Photoshop CS6 in the Adobe Application Manager.
 
The Adobe Photoshop 13.0.3 update enables support for new HiDPI displays on the Macintosh platform for a dramatic improvement in image fidelity and resolution. This update applies to all languages of Adobe Photoshop CS6.
 
You can download the update here.
 
Installation instructions:

  1. Disable all virus protection software.
  2. Ensure that the folder on your hard drive containing Photoshop is named "Adobe Photoshop CS6."
  3. Double-click the "AdobePatchInstaller" application. If the updater reports that it cannot find the application to update, uninstall Photoshop CS6, and then reinstall the application (using the default folder name "Adobe Photoshop CS6"). To uninstall Photoshop, navigate to the "Applications/Utilites/Adobe Installers" folder and run "Uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS6" to remove the original installation of Photoshop. Once the removal is complete, reinstall Photoshop, and then run the updater.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Category: Adobe News
Post Date: 12/20/2012 9:00:55 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
GlacierWorks has a captivating gigapixel image of the Khumbu glacier taken from the Pumori viewpoint near Mount Everest by photographer David Breashears. (thanks Lars)
Post Date: 12/20/2012 8:32:14 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Gura Gear Kiboko 30L Backpack available for $379.00 with free shipping. Regularly $429.00.
Post Date: 12/20/2012 8:25:14 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has a few Sandisk SD Memory Card and USB Flash Drive Deals going on right now with free shipping:
 
Sandisk 32GB SDHC Memory Card Ultra Class 10 UHS-I - $24.95 (Reg $35.95)
Sandisk 64GB SDHC Memory Card Ultra Class 10 UHS-I - $48.95 (Reg $63.29)
 
Features:

  • Class 10 Speed
  • Max. Read Speed: 30MB/sMin. Write Speed: 10MB/s
  • Ultra High Speed Class 1
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty

Sandisk 16GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive - $19.09 (Reg $28.47)
Sandisk 32GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive - $29.99 (Reg $46.14)
Sandisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive - $52.64 (Reg $82.64)
 
Features:

  • Max. Read Speed: 190MB/s
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Password Protection via SecureAccess
  • 2GB Online Backup - YuuWaa Cloud Storage
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty

Post Date: 12/20/2012 7:23:42 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Sekonic L-308DC DigiCineMate Light Meter available for $235.00 with free shipping. Compare at $279.00.
Post Date: 12/20/2012 6:58:55 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Adorama has a Nikon D800 DSLR Camera Bundle available for $2,796.95 with free 2 day shipping and 4% Rewards.
 
Bundle includes:

  • SanDisk 32GB CompactFlash Memory Card
  • Power2000 Spare Battery, External Battery Charger
  • WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
  • Lowepro Rezo TLZ-20 Carrying Case
  • Adorama VIP Member Extended Protection Plan

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 3:43:56 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has the Kata D-3N1-30 Sling Backpack available for $79.99 with free shipping. Regularly $99.99.
Post Date: 12/19/2012 1:05:27 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
From PocketWizard:
 
PocketWizard Photo Products Announces ControlTL Firmware Update for Canon 5D Mark III
 
Update provides compatibility for Canon version MiniTT1® and FlexTT5® radios with the Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR camera
 
So. Burlington, VT – December 19, 2012 – LPA Design, manufacturers of PocketWizard Photo Products, the world leader in wireless control of cameras, flash lighting and light meters, announces today a new update to its ControlTL firmware for Canon versions of its MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 radios. Available now, firmware version 6.200 for Canon includes compatibility with the Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR camera. Any current owner of the ControlTL system can easily install this version via USB connection and update for free using the PocketWizard Utility. PocketWizard Utility version 1.54 or later is required before installing this update.
 
“This latest release of ControlTL firmware further strengthens PocketWizard’s compatibility with the Canon brand of digital cameras and flashes,” said Dave Schmidt, Vice President of Marketing at LPA Design, the company that manufacturers PocketWizard Photo Products. “Our engineers worked tirelessly to make this update available to our customers that use the Canon 5D Mark III camera. Our goal is to provide photographers with frequent important upgrades such as this because it allows owners of PocketWizard radios to stay current as new cameras and flash units are introduced.”
 
Compatibility for the Canon EOS-1D X is not available at this time but firmware for this camera should be available in the near future. Learn more about our firmware development plan here.
 
For more information on how to update PocketWizard products via USB connection and the PocketWizard Utility 1.55 visit:
http://www.pocketwizard.com/support/downloads/
 
Resources:
Firmware version 6.200 release notes, click here.
Canon Quick Guide, click here
Full Canon Wiki Manual, click here.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 10:26:01 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Nikon:
 
This software is for upgrading the COOLPIX S800c firmware from v1.0 or v1.1 to v1.2. Verify your camera’s firmware version using the instructions below. If this latest version is already installed in your camera, you need not update the firmware.
 
Be sure that you have read and understand the terms of the license agreement before initiating download of this software from the links at the bottom of this page.
 
Modifications enabled in this version
 

  • The position information the GPS function attached to images was sometimes incorrect. This issue has been resolved.
  • If images were captured before the playback mode icon is displayed, the date and time recorded was incorrect. This issue has been resolved.

How to verify your cameras current firmware version
 
If the latest firmware version is already installed on your S800c you need not proceed with download or installation of this Firmware Upgrade. The current firmware version can be verified from the Firmware version item in the camera's setup menu.

  1. Turn on the camera.
  2. Press the MENU button is shooting or playback mode, and tap Setup.
  3. Drag the screen down until Firmware version is displayed, and then tap Firmware Version.
  4. The camera's firmware version will be displayed.
  5. Turn off the camera.

Quick Install Guide
 
This is the quick install guide.
 
Power the camera from AC adapter unit or use a fully charged battery.

  1. Create a new folder with an appropriate name on your computer's hard drive.
  2. Download the Windows (.EXE) or Macintosh (.DMG) file from the links at the bottom of this page to the folder created in step 1.
  3. Run the downloaded file to create a folder called S800CUpdate which contains the firmware folder.
  4. Use a card reader or similar device to copy the firmware folder to the root directory of a formatted SD memory card.
  5. Insert the memory card into the camera's memory card slot and turn on the camera.
  6. Tap Firmware version in the camera's setup menu and follow instructions displayed to upgrade the firmware.
  7. After the upgrade is complete, turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
  8. Access the Firmware version item in the camera's setup menu to confirm that the firmware has been upgraded.

Download the Firmware Update 1.2: Windows | Macintosh

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 9:51:03 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has an Impact 7' Parabolic 3 Umbrella Kit available for $184.85 with free shipping. Regularly $269.85.
 
Adorama has a very similar Wescott 7' Parabolic 3 Umbrella Kit for $199.90 with free shipping. Regularly $299.70.
Post Date: 12/19/2012 9:39:04 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Canon EOS M Mirrorless Camera with 22mm f/2 STM Lens Kit available for $739.00 with free overnight shipping and 2% Rewards.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 7:50:52 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Nikon NIKKOR AF-S 70-200mm f/4G ED VR Lens in stock with free overnight shipping and 2% Rewards.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 7:21:51 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has a Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera & EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens Bundle available for $3,499.00 with free overnight shipping and 2% Rewards. (thanks Scott)
 
Bundle Includes:

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera & EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens
  • Lowepro Rezo 170 AW Camera Shoulder Bag
  • SanDisk 16GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA
  • Pearstone LP-E6 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V 1450mAh)

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 6:52:29 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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