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 Friday, February 15, 2013
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX Lens
DigitalRev has the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX Lens (Canon and Nikon) available for $559.00. Compare at $599.00.
 
DigitalRev also has the second version of this lens, the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX II Lens (Canon | Nikon) for $659.00. Compare at $699.00.
Post Date: 2/15/2013 8:07:24 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Lens
DigitalRev has the Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Lens for Canon available for $1,109.00. Compare at $1,299.00.
 
DigitalRev also has the Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Lens for Nikon available for $1,089.00.
 
Caveat Emptor: We experienced focus issues with each copy of this lens we tested. However, we are aware the lens has several happy customers.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/15/2013 7:38:09 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, February 14, 2013
Just Posted: Canon 24-70mm f/4 L IS Lens
The full review of the Canon EF 24-70mm f/4 L IS USM Lens has just been posted.
 
Check out the macro capabilities featured in what could perhaps be Canon's first EF zoom lens worthy of a "Macro" designator in its name. Then share the review with your friends. Thanks!
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 10:16:46 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens
BuyDig.com has a Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD & Canon 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Bundle for Canon available for $579.00 after $100 mail-in rebate.
 
Note: The Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens sells for $549.00 after rebate on its own. However, getting the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II lens for an additional $30.00 is a good deal.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 3:33:24 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens
Use promotion code DIG50 ($50.00 off) at BuyDig.com to get a Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Lens Bundle for $399.00 with free shipping. Compare at $449.00.
 
Bundle includes:

  • Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens for Canon
  • 77mm Protective UV Filter
  • Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag - DC74
  • 3pc. Lens Cleaning Kit
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Professional Blower - Dust Removal system
  • 57" Camera full size Tripod With Deluxe Tripod Carrying Case
  • ZE-MC3A Tri-fold Memory Card Wallet
  • Lens Cap Keeper

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 3:12:09 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H Photo/Video Logo
B&H is now offering free shipping on most of its Refurbished Nikon Cameras and Lenses - the only exception being refurbished kits that feature "discounted shipping" instead.
 
Select refurbished Nikon deals include:

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 2:53:53 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS 5D DSLR Camera Body
Amazon has the Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera available for $2,975.00 with 2% Rewards. Compare at $3,149.00.
 
Amazon also has the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens Kit available for $3,498.99 with 2% Rewards.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 11:12:02 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5 5.6 IS Lens
eBay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon EF-S 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6 IS Lens available for $439.99 with free shipping. Compare at $569.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 9:20:52 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From Canon:
 
Canon Reaches a New Record With More Than 3,000 Patents Issued
 
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 14, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that for the 27th consecutive year its parent company, Canon Inc., has ranked among the top five United States patent holders. Topping the 2011 figure of 2,813 patents, Canon reached a new high for 2012, obtaining 3,174 patents. In addition, Canon Inc. ranked first among Japanese companies and third overall in the United States for patents granted according to the latest ranking of preliminary patent results issued by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services.
 
Maintaining a dedication to research and development has enabled Canon to remain a leader in patents held, year after year. These patents have allowed the Company to expand into new product categories while continually improving on core technologies.
 
"The patents registered today will help lead to the innovations of tomorrow," said Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, Canon U.S.A. "Making research and development a top priority has enabled us to continually provide customers around the globe with advanced products spanning various technology segments."
 
Canon puts great emphasis on providing advanced technology that is ever-changing. Through close cooperation between Canon's technology and intellectual property divisions, the Company aims to improve its technological capabilities while further enhancing its intellectual property rights.
 
For more information on Canon and its products, please visit: www.usa.canon.com
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Canon USA News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 8:54:11 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon D5100 DSLR Camera Body
Cameta Camera has the Refurbished Nikon D5100 DSLR Camera available for $369.95 with free shipping. Compare at $496.95 new.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 2/14/2013 6:59:44 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Rokinon 8mm Fisheye Lens
Use coupon code photopro70 ($74.00 off) at BuyDig.com to get the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Manual Focus Lens (Canon | Nikon) for APS-C sensor cameras for $190.95 with free shipping. Compare at $264.95.
 
Update: BuyDig.com lowered the original price on the lens - the coupon code now brings the final price to $190.95 instead of the originally published $225.00.
Post Date: 2/13/2013 2:52:59 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Apple 15.4
B&H has just notified us that their prices for most MacBooks with Retina Displays have been significantly lowered (many by $200.00).
 
In addition, B&H offers free or discounted software (Value $59.99), 50% off AppleCare and free shipping when purchasing a MacBook.
 
Update: It looks like B&H also dropped the price of several MacBook Air Notebooks.
Post Date: 2/13/2013 11:55:10 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From DXO:
 
The Elite edition of DxO Optics Pro 8 to support three Leica cameras with telemetric viewfinders: the M-E, the M9, and the M9-P. Three other cameras complete the list of equipment supported by both the Standard and Elite editions of this new version: the Nikon D5200, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200, and the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.
 
With already more than 10,000 lens/camera combinations in its library today, DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 now adds 261 new combinations supporting additional Canon, Leica, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, Tokina, and Zeiss lenses for numerous Canon, Leica, Nikon, Panasonic, and Sony cameras.
 
More information can be found here.
 
B&H carries DxO Optics Pro.
Category: DxO News
Post Date: 2/13/2013 1:37:22 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS 6D DSLR Kit
B&H has a Canon EOS 6D Camera with EF 24-105mm Lens Bundle available for an in-cart price of $2,399.00 with 2% Rewards and free shipping.
 
Bundle includes:

  • Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens
  • Lexar 16GB SDHC Memory Card Professional Class 10 UHS-I
  • Lowepro Adventura 170 Shoulder Bag

B&H also has the Canon EOS 6D (Body Only) for an in-cart price of $1,879.00 with 2% Rewards and free shipping.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/13/2013 8:59:56 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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From Nikon:
 
P.T. Nikon Indonesia Established to Enhance Sales and Service in Indonesia
 
Nikon Corporation (Makoto Kimura, President) is pleased to announce the establishment of P.T. Nikon Indonesia in Jakarta. This new sales and service subsidiary will be launched to fortify sales of imaging products, beginning with digital cameras, and to enhance after-sales service in Indonesia. Operations commenced on February 1, 2013.
 
Indonesia has shown tremendous economic growth in recent years, and the growth of the digital camera business is expected to continue in this region. Until now, Nikon Hong Kong Ltd., Nikon's marketing base in Hong Kong, has handled sales and service operations for Indonesia. However, with expectations for further market expansion, Nikon has established this new sales subsidiary in order to expand operations in the Indonesian market.
 
Our primary goals in establishing this local sales and service subsidiary are to strengthen and to improve customer service with a system integrating all aspects of our business in Indonesia, from marketing to sales, customer support, and after-sales service. In addition, we believe that strategic marketing and effective advertising will lead to increased sales and greater permeation of the Nikon brand, further increasing Nikon's presence in this market.
 
Company Overview

NameP.T. Nikon Indonesia
Address35th Floor, Wisma 46 - Kota BNI, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 1, Jakarta, 10220
Capital24-billion Indonesia rupiah (IDR; approximately ¥200 million)
Representative DirectorToshio Asazaki, Managing Director
No. of employeesApproximately 20 at start of operations
Primary activitiesImport, sales and after-sales service of imaging products in Indonesia
Start of operations1-Feb-13
Annual salesPredicted to be approximately ¥2 billion in fiscal year 2013

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 2/13/2013 6:47:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Adorama Slinger Camera Bag
Adorama has their Slinger Bag, Single Strap Camera Shoulder Bag (Maroon) available for $39.95 with free shipping. Regularly $49.95.
Post Date: 2/12/2013 12:01:12 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Bower 8mm Fisheye Lens
Adorama has the Bower 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Manual Focus Lens for APS-C sensor cameras (all mounts) available for $239.00 with free shipping. Compare at $279.00.
 
B&H now has the Bower 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Manual Focus Lens (all mounts) for the same price with free shipping.
Post Date: 2/12/2013 11:45:13 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Jessops Relaunch Page
Jessops' website indicates that it will be relaunching sometime in the near future. The website, which had been down ever since Jessops went into administration earlier this year, now displays a note saying, "The new Jessops website will be launching soon!!"
 
Jessops' Print division is already up and running.
Post Date: 2/12/2013 7:22:39 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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