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 Thursday, June 29, 2017
The following retailers have the Canon EOS 6D Mark II & Rebel SL2 / 200D available for preorder.
 
Canon EOS 6D Mark II - B&H | Amazon | Adorama | Wex Photographic
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / 200D - B&H | Amazon | Adorama | Wex Photographic
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Preorders
Post Date: 6/29/2017 12:25:55 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Canon USA:
 
EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Cameras Provide Photographers with Improved Features over Predecessors
 
MELVILLE, N.Y., June 29, 2017 – In celebration of the innovation behind today’s generation of high-quality digital SLR cameras on National Camera Day, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the new EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR cameras designed for advanced-amateur and entry-level photographers, respectively. The EOS 6D Mark II camera is ideal for budding photographers looking to take their creative DSLR photography skills to the next level by shooting with a Full-frame CMOS sensor DSLR camera to capture beautiful high-quality portraits and striking landscapes, even in low-light situations. The EOS Rebel SL2 is a small, light, and compact camera with high-performance capability that allows users to get creative when capturing their special family moments or travel experiences.
 
“It seems fitting that today, a day set aside to commemorate the invention of a tool that forever changed how we view the world, we introduce two new DSLR cameras to the Canon family,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A. “In an industry where choices are abundant, providing consumers with the photographic tools that match their developing skill levels as they continue to embrace their passion for photography is a long-standing goal of Canon and stands at the core of our research and development. The new EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR cameras are the result of Canon’s dedication to providing a wide range of camera choices for photographers of all skill levels, whether it’s someone taking their first picture or video with a DSLR camera or those looking to make the jump to a Full-Frame sensor camera.”
 
“After just one day in Yellowstone National Park with the EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera, it was clear that the camera is greatly improved over its predecessor,” said acclaimed nature photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Adam Jones “ Landscape and nature photographers will be very happy. The new and improved autofocus is way ahead of the previous generation and performed extremely well, even in very low-light situations.”
 
EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera
Designed with enthusiast photographers in mind, Canon’s popular and versatile EOS 6D DLSR camera historically served as the gateway for enthusiasts to step-up to Full-Frame DSLR cameras. The EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera features several enhancements over its predecessor model, and its benefits include:
 
  • 26.2 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
  • Optical Viewfinder with a 45-point All Cross-type AF System
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Phase-detection & Full HD 60p
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-40000
  • Vari-angle Touch Screen, 3.0-inch LCD
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS technology
  • High-speed Continuous Shooting at up to 6.5 fps
  • Dust- & Water-resistant
EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Camera
Stepping up from a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera for photography can be intimidating. With the introduction of the new EOS Rebel SL2, a powerful, small, and lightweight DSLR camera, Canon hopes to alleviate some of those concerns for first-time DSLR users.
 
This small yet powerful camera features the world’s fastest AF speed* at 0.03 seconds, allowing for quick focusing on subjects in the frame. When designing the new EOS Rebel SL2 camera, Canon took into consideration feedback from entry-level photographers who expressed interest in learning how to go beyond a camera’s program mode. The result was the creation of a convenient new user interface called Feature Assistant. With the EOS Rebel SL2 camera, users will be able to see on the camera’s Vari-angle Touch Screen how switching modes on the mode dial or tweaking camera settings like aperture and exposure compensation can alter the image they are about to capture, thus guiding photographers on their way to capturing more compelling images, such as ones with a shallow depth-of-field or being able to give moving subjects a frozen or flowing look.
 
The EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR camera features several other enhancements over its predecessor model, the EOS Rebel SL1, including:
 
  • 24.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 3.0-inch Vari-Angle LCD Touch-Screen,
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth Technology
  • Full HD 60p & External Microphone Input
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor, ISO 100-25600
  • Optical Viewfinder with a 9-point AF System
  • Feature Assistant
  • Small and Lightweight Body
Pricing and Availability
The EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera is scheduled to be available in late July 2017 for an estimated retail price of $1,999.00 for body only, $3,099.00 with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM II lens and $2,599.00 with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens. In addition the EOS Rebel SL2 is scheduled to be available in late July 2017 for a retail price of $549.99 for body only and $699.99 with the Canon EF-S 18-55m f/4-5.6 IS STM lens. For more information please visit usa.canon.com.
 
Preorders
 
Canon EOS 6D Mark II - B&H | Amazon | Adorama | Wex Photographic
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / 200D - B&H | Amazon | Adorama | Wex Photographic
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 6/29/2017 12:01:00 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, June 28, 2017
From the Canon Digital Learning Center:
Written by Dave Henry and Ken Sklute A total solar eclipse is truly amazing and is absolutely the most majestic natural phenomenon for earth! That’s right… for earth! It’s nature’s gift to earth. Nothing beats it. Nothing! The thrill, however, began months ago when you decided that you weren’t going to let this eclipse pass you by. After all, it’s the kind of challenge all photographers live for. The challenge that expands our photography skill sets and allows us to photograph something new.
 
Afterwards you’ll sit back and reflect on what it was exactly that enabled you to get such great images and you’ll soon come to the realization that it was all in the planning.
 
That’s usually the case in almost everything we do.
 
It was over a hundred years ago that Louis Pasteur said, “Chance favors only the prepared mind.” What he meant is that a prepared person, with the right skills at the right place at the right time, can take advantage of an opportunity and create something.
See the entire article on the Canon Digital Learning Center.
 
B&H carries solar eclipse photography gear.
Through midnight tonight, B&H has the YUNEEC Typhoon H Hexacopter with Intel RealSense, GCO3+ 4K Camera, Wizard Wand, and Backpack available for $1,099.99 with free shipping. Regularly $1,899.99.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Designed for Aerial Photo and Video
  • Capture Up to 4K Video/12MP Still Photos
  • RealSense Collision Avoidance System
  • 3-Axis Gimbal Pans Full 360°
  • ST16 Ground Station/Transmitter
  • 7" Touchscreen to View/Operate Camera
  • Autopilot Functions
  • Wizard Wand for Two-Operator Control
  • Folds Up for Easy Transport
  • Includes Two Batteries / Backpack
Note: The YUNEEC Typhoon H Hexacopter with GCO3+ 4K Camera (without Intel RealSense and bundled items) is also discounted and available for $799.99. Regularly $1,299.99.
 Tuesday, June 27, 2017

 
From The Film Look YouTube Channel:
 
Here is a cool trick to store light stands if you don't have a lot of room in your studio!
 
Amazon carries bungee cords.
Post Date: 6/27/2017 3:09:22 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
It appears that a major player in the memory card market is about to go the way of the woolly mammoth. Jay Hawkins, Micron's consumer products group vice president announced on the company's blog yesterday that it would be discontinuing the Lexar brand.
 
I have many Lexar compactflash memory cards and they've always served me well. In fact, I have a Lexar Professional CF card installed in both my 5D III & 7D II right now. [Sean]
 
From the Micron.com Blog:
Micron Technology today announced that it is discontinuing its Lexar retail removable media storage business. The decision was made as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to focus on its increasing opportunities in higher value markets and channels.
 
The Lexar portfolio includes memory cards, USB flash drives, readers, and storage drives for retail and OEM customers.
 
Micron is exploring opportunities to sell all or part of the Lexar business.
 
The company will continue to provide support to existing customers through this transition period. Customers should contact their Lexar sales representative to discuss specific requirements.
 
I’d like to thank our team members and partners for their contributions to the Lexar business. As difficult as this decision is, the company is making this adjustment in its business to ensure it continues to be well-positioned for the future.
If you'd like to purchase a Lexar memory card while you can, B&H has several in stock.
Category: Lexar News
Post Date: 6/27/2017 11:34:21 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K 7" HDMI/6G-SDI Recording Monitor available for $595.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $895.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • 1920 x 1200 Touchscreen LCD
  • Records UHD 4K/HD Up to 30 fps
  • Apple ProRes and Avid DNx Codecs
  • HDMI and 6G-SDI Video Inputs
  • Dual SD Media Card Slots Supports UHS-II
  • Two Mini XLR Inputs with Phantom Power
  • On-Screen Histogram and Audio Levels
  • Focus Peaking & Zebra
  • Dual LP-E6 Hot-Swappable Battery Slots
  • AC Adapter Included
Note: Adorama has the Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K 7" HDMI/6G-SDI Recording Monitor available for the same price.
From Lensbaby:
 
Create soulful, striking portraits with our Velvet 85 art lens. Compose impressionistic masterpieces with a soft overlay at bright apertures, straight out of camera. Use darker apertures to bypass glow and make images with a crisp, film-like aesthetic.
 
Building on the strengths of our bestselling Velvet 56 lens, Velvet 85 combines lustrous skin tones with the added compression and sublime bokeh of high-quality 85mm portrait lenses. Use its macro capability to capture the most compelling details.
 
Velvet 85 is currently available for pre-order and will begin shipping July 11th in the order in which they are received.
 
B&H will carry the Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8 lens.
Category: Lensbaby News
Post Date: 6/27/2017 7:31:11 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limited time, Macphun has Aurora HDR 2017 on sale for $79.00 (regularly $99.00). Included with your purchase: 26 presets by Trey Ratcliff.
Post Date: 6/27/2017 6:20:06 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
In this video, Scott Kelby shares how Photoshop's script Image Processor works to convert a folder full of images into JPEGs, TIFFs, PSDs (or all three at once) while also applying any Photoshop Action during the process.
 
Note: Scott Kelby forgot to cut the video so as not to include the batch image processing in real time. Once he stops talking at 2:56, just fast forward to the 4:00 mark to see the rest of his commentary.
 
B&H carries Adobe Photography Plan subscriptions.
Post Date: 6/27/2017 5:59:47 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Through midnight tonight Eastern Time, B&H has the Benro TAD38C Series 3 Adventure Carbon Fiber Tripod available for $139.95 with free shipping. Regularly $329.95.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Load Capacity: 30.9 lb
  • Max Height: 62.2"
  • Min Height: 13.4"
  • Folded Length: 22.2"
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Weight: 4.1 lb
  • Flip Locks
  • Carrying Case
Also discounted for today:
 
Post Date: 6/27/2017 5:25:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, June 26, 2017
Until 8:00pm PST, use coupon code PGET15OFF on eBay to get $15.00 off your purchase of $75.00 or more.
Post Date: 6/26/2017 5:06:04 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Elinchrom Quadra Living Light Kit with Lead Battery, S Head and Transmitter available for $599.00 with free shipping. Regularly $999.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Quadra Hybrid Pack with Lead-Gel Battery
  • 1x RQ Hybrid Standard Head w/ Reflector
  • 1x Head Cable: 8.2'
  • 1x ELS Skyport Speed Transmitter
  • 1x Lead-Gel Charger, 1x Sync Cord: 16.4'
  • Up to 150 Full Power Flashes
  • 400Ws System, 2.6 Sec Recycling
B&H has the Angler Whitebox Octabox (60") available for $99.95 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $199.95.
 
Additionally, you may be interested in Angler beauty dishes and other Angler softboxes/octaboxes also on sale.
 
Note: A speed ring is required to use Angler modifiers with your lights.
 
60" Octabox Product Highlights
 
  • White Interior
  • For Use with Strobe, LEDs & Fluorescents
  • Removable Front Diffuser
  • Removable Inner Baffle
  • Spare Flex Rod
  • Optional Fabric Grid
  • Natural-looking Portrait Catchlights
  • Fits Most Popular Brands' Speed Rings
Post Date: 6/26/2017 2:20:31 PM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
AdoramaPix has an interesting new product for showcasing your photography – Wood Prints. In these specialty prints, the wood grain actually shows through the lighter parts of your image.
 
Wood grain prints are 3/4" thick, water and heat resistent, feature sanded edges and arrive with predrilled mounting holes.
 
And through July 2, use promo code PXWOOD15 to save 15% on your AdoramaPix Wood Print.
Post Date: 6/26/2017 11:51:49 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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