was looking at the wrong Canon EOS T4i kit when they gave me the availabilty estimate of yesterday.
The updated Canon EOS Rebel T4i with EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens Kit
availability is being communicated as "next month".
From PMA: PMA@CES 2013 Registration and Housing Now Open at Early Bird Discount Rates
JACKSON, Mich. – PMA – The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations, announces early member registration
is now open for PMA@CES 2013
, being held January 8-11, 2013, and the 2013 DIMA and PSPA /SPAA Conferences
, on January 6-7. Members registering by September 1, 2012, pay just $249, a $50 discount off the normal $299 member fee, for an All-Conference pass and entry to both PMA@CES 2013 and the 2013 International CES.
In addition, a limited number of rooms are available at a discounted rate at Bally’s Las Vegas
, where the DIMA and PSPA/ SPAA Conferences will be held. Bally’s also offers easy access to the Las Vegas Monorail system for convenient transportation to the new home of PMA@CES – the LVH, formerly known as the Las Vegas Hilton – as well as the Las Vegas Convention Center, home of CES International.
With PMA@CES, the biggest photography show is now part of the biggest consumer electronics event. Register now for PMA@CES and get access to the PMA@CES Exhibits, as well as hundreds of other exhibits at the 2013 International CES.
The 2013 DIMA Conference is the premier educational event for digital imaging professionals. Topics and tracks for the DIMA 2013 Conference include social media, retail strategy and marketing, photo publishing and custom photo products, professional tips and tricks, and all the new trends happening in photo.
The 2013 PSPA/SPAA Conference, which will be held together with DIMA 2013, is the premier educational event for school and sports photographers. Sessions will cover an array of professional photographic topics to help to grow your business and assure profitability. The conference also provides opportunities to network with your peers and learn from industry leaders.
Hot Deal: Adorama
has the refurbished Canon EOS 60D DSLR
for only $567.00 (compare at $799.00).
once again has the Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body
Unless a significant stock shortage ensues, this will be the last "In Stock Notice" posted for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III
has the Lexar Platinum II 32GB Class 10 SDHC Flash Memory Card
for $22.99 (compare at $27.69). Deal expires expires 06/24.
Great news: Adorama
expects to start shipping the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens
on Friday, June 22nd.
I expect this tiny, inexpensive lens to become very popular.
(via Beach Camera) has the Canon EOS 5D Mark II with EF 24-105mm L Lens, Speedlite 600EX-RT
"and more!" (more *appears* to include a SanDisk 32GB Extreme SDHC card, case and cleaning kit) for $3,299.00 shipped. Savings is at least $50.00.
Use coupon code EMCY20124167321
to get the Canon EOS 5D Mark III with EF 24-105mm L Lens
plus Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash and SanDisk 32GB Extreme 45MB/s Memory Card (and case, filters & cleaning kit) for $4,599.00 shipped (well over $300.00 savings).
Use the same coupon code to get the Canon EOS 5D Mark III with EF 24-105mm L Lens and Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
plus Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash and SanDisk 32GB Extreme 45MB/s Memory Card (and case, filters & cleaning kit) for $6,699.00 shipped (again, well over $300.00 savings).
Canon has made EOS 5D Mark III Firmware Version 1.1.3 available for download
. Firmware Version 1.1.3 incorporates the following improvements and fixes.
- Supports the single focal length EF40mm f/2.8 STM lens that is to be released at the end of June, 2012.
- Fixes a phenomenon in which an image may become underexposed when using the Auto Lighting Optimizer for continuous Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) shooting.
- Fixes a phenomenon in which the backlight of the LCD monitor may not turn off depending on the camera settings and timing.
- Fixes a phenomenon in which the camera’s power may not turn on when a super-telephoto lens *1) is mounted to the camera with an extender *2).
*1) EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM / EF 400mm F2.8L IS II USM
*2) Extender EF 1.4X III / Extender EF 2X III
- Corrects mistakes in the Dutch, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, and Swedish menu screens
(thanks Niklas, Martin, Sean & Shan)