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 Friday, December 14, 2012
Update: Adorama has the Refurbished Nikon D800 DSLR Camera available for $2,299.99 with free shipping.
 
Cameta Camera has the Refurbished Nikon D800 DSLR Camera available for $2,349.95 with free shipping.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/14/2012 7:09:13 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Adorama has the Refurbished Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens available for $379.00. Compare at $476.95 new.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/14/2012 6:38:11 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Nikon:
 
TOKYO - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that the Nikon D4 digital - SLR camera and the Nikon 1 system, which includes cameras, dedicated lenses, a dedicated Speedlight, a dedicated GPS unit, - have been awarded the "iF design award 2013: iF product design award. The iF design award is globally prestigious award sponsored by International Forum Design GmbH of Hanover Germany.
 
The iF design award has been sponsored by International Forum Design GmbH of Hanover Germany since 1953. Each year, recipients of these prestigious awards are selected from worldwide industrial products exhibiting superior design. The awards include the product design award, communication design award and packaging award, etc. This year, 4,352 products from 51 countries were evaluated and the awards are presented to 1,410 products. In selecting recipients, product aspects including quality of design, functionality, degree of innovation, universal design and brand value+branding are considered for the product design award.
 
Recipients of the iF Product Design Award
 
The Nikon D4
 
The Nikon D4 is Nikon's latest flagship digital-SLR camera. It is equipped with a new Nikon FX-format CMOS image sensor (imaging size of 36.0 x 23.9 mm) and EXPEED 3, Nikon's latest image-processing engine. Together, these features enable superior image quality rich in detail along with excellent high-speed performance. The D4 responds to a number of demands from professional photographers working in the field with highly advanced functions and the ultimate in performance.
 
Nikon 1 system
 
Last year, Nikon released a new digital camera system that offers new forms of imaging expression. The cameras included in this system are described by Nikon as "Advanced Cameras with Interchangeable Lenses".
 
Award-winning products from Nikon 1 system:

  • Nikon 1 J1
  • Nikon 1 J2
  • Nikon 1 V1
  • 1 NIKKOR 10mm f/2.8
  • 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6
  • 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6
  • 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6
  • 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM
  • Speedlight SB-N5
  • GPS Unit GP-N100
  • Mount Adapter FT1

B&H carries the Nikon D4 DSLR Camera and Nikon 1 products.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/14/2012 6:48:25 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, December 13, 2012
B&H has the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Lens (all mounts) available for an in-cart price of $694.00 with free shipping. Regularly $899.00.
Post Date: 12/13/2012 6:59:41 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Lens (all mounts) available for an in-cart price of $1,299.00 with free shipping. Regularly $1,659.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 6:54:05 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
BuyDig.com has the Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Lens (Canon/Nikon) for an in-cart price of $149.00 with free shipping. Compare at $199.00.
Post Date: 12/13/2012 1:05:43 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Post Date: 12/13/2012 11:58:15 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H is featuring a 30% off sale on their Vello Flash Brackets and Tripod Collars.
Post Date: 12/13/2012 11:29:40 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Think Tank Photo Custom Pixel Pocket Rockets
 
Are you having a difficult time deciding what gift to buy for the Holidays? You're in luck! We're happy to announce our limited edition Custom Pixel Pocket Rocket memory card holders made with special fabrics selected by our Design Board members. They come in a range of prints and materials from purple corduroy to sushi print and even faux fur! They make great stocking stuffers for your friends, family and even for yourself! Each wallet holds up to 8 CF or SD cards.
 
We've also just received new shipments of Think Tank Photo's newest bags including the Airport 4-Sight, Airport Navigator, CityWalker and Retrospective shoulder bags. With free domestic ground shipping for the holidays, most orders placed by 1pm PST Monday through Friday will ship the same day.
 
Free Shipping and Holiday Deadlines
Need your gift to arrive by December 25th? Simply place your order by Friday, December 14th and with our free shipping option your gift will arrive on time, anywhere within the US. We are offering free FedEx Ground shipping for US shipping addresses and free USPS Priority shipping for PO Box, APO, or FPO addresses through December.
 
Need an order expedited? Give us a call and we can provide you with an up to date estimate for delivery times specific to your location. Email us at cs@thinktankphoto.com or give us a call at (866)558-4465. We're all experienced photographers with a vast knowledge of camera support solutions and we don't work on commission.
 
Airport 4-Sight Price Reduction
Our new four wheeled rolling camera bag, the Airport 4-Sight, is now available at a temporary $50 price reduction to $249.75 in limited quantities throughout the month of December.
 
We invite you to explore the bag that has created an entirely new segment of camera carrying solutions. With four swiveling wheels, you are free to move about the airplane cabin like never before. Unlike traditional two wheeled rolling bags, the 4-Sight can be rolled along side you on all four wheels, reducing fatigue while hauling gear around town or through crowded airports.
Post Date: 12/13/2012 10:59:00 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Want to capture those Christmas memories like the opening of presents, the holiday feast, and maybe a snowball fight, but don't have the right gear for the job?
 
Or do you want devote some of your time off to shooting birds or wildlife, but your longest lens just isn't long enough?
 
Use promition code HOLIDAYS at LensRentals to get 7 days rental for the price of 4. Need it longer than 7 days - then take 25% off the whole rental.
 
Details:

  • Select any arrival date between 12/19 - 12/28
  • Put the code HOLIDAYS in the special instructions box during checkout
  • Get 7 days for the price of 4 or 25% off your rental!

To support this site, click on the appropriate product review and then click the Rent button beside a camera/lens that will help you capture holiday memories.

Post Date: 12/13/2012 8:30:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Woot has the Eye-Fi 4GB Connect X2 SD card available for $19.99 and the Eye-Fi 8GB Pro X2 SD card available for $49.99. Both cards come with a free Eye-Fi USB card reader. Compare at $34.95 and $59.95. (thanks Trey)
Post Date: 12/13/2012 7:41:58 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
1 Sale A Day has the Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Lens available for $109.99 (the lens can be found under the "Flash" tab). Compare at $169.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 7:05:40 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Tamron:
 
Tamron adds the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount to the line-up of lenses with lens profile for aberration correction in Adobe® Photoshop® CS6, Camera Raw (a Photoshop® plug-in), and Photoshop Lightroom® 4
 
December 13, 2012, Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono / Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced the addition of the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount to the lens profile for aberration correction offered for Adobe ® Photoshop ® CS6, Photoshop's raw image plug-in Camera Raw, and the photo management software Photoshop Lightroom ® 4, all developed and offered by Adobe Systems Incorporated.
 
The lens profile will be bundled with the Camera Raw 7.3 Update and Photoshop Lightroom ® 4.3. With the new profile, customers who own Tamron's SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount will be able to utilize the above software for easy correction of lens distortion, chromatic aberrations and peripheral light fall-off based on design data.*1
 
By installing the latest version of the Adobe DNG converter, customers who use Photoshop CS5/Lightroom 3 will also be able to use the lens profile for the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Canon mount and the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) for Canon mount.
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Tamron News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 6:50:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Adobe:
 
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3
 
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3 update includes these enhancements:

  • HiDPI support within the Library and Develop Modules. HiDPI provides support for Retina-enabled Macs.
  • Additional raw file support for 20 cameras including the Canon EOS 6D, Nikon D600 and Olympus PEN E-PL5
  • Corrections and bug fixes for issues introduced in previous versions of Lightroom.

Download: Windows | Macintosh
 
Adobe DNG Converter 7.3
 
This new version of the DNG Converter supports over 20 new cameras including the including the Canon EOS 6D, Nikon D5200, and Sony DSC-RX1. Visit the Camera Raw page for a complete list of supported cameras.
 
Support for the following cameras has been added:
 
Canon

  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Canon PowerShot G15
  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • Canon PowerShot S110

Nikon

  • Nikon 1 V2
  • Nikon D5200
  • Nikon D600

Download: Windows | Macintosh

Category: Adobe News
Post Date: 12/13/2012 6:15:52 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Canon EOS 6D Firmware Version 1.1.2 is now available for download.
 
Firmware Version 1.1.2 includes the countermeasures addressing a phenomenon which prevents movie files shot using Canon EOS 6D Digital SLR cameras from being played back on YouTube.
 
Movies shot when the camera was running firmware version 1.0.9 cannot be played back on YouTube, even after the firmware has been updated to 1.1.2. In order to playback these movies on YouTube (movies captured when the camera was running firmware version 1.0.9) please follow the instructions below.

  1. Download the movie file(s) from the EOS 6D camera to your computer.
  2. Start ImageBrowser EX, an application bundled with the EOS 6D.
  3. After selecting the movie file(s) to be uploaded, select [Edit Movies] in the [Edit] tab from the menu bar of ImageBrowser EX.
  4. “MovieEdit Task” will start. Save the movie using the [Save] menu on the screen.
  5. Upload the saved movie to YouTube.
  6. The movie can be played back on YouTube.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 10:19:29 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Adorama has the Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens for an in-cart price of $629.00 with free shipping.
 
This purchase also qualifies for Adorama's 2% Rewards program.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 6:54:46 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon Digital Photo Professional version 3.12.52, EOS Utility version 2.12.3 and Picture Style Editor version 1.12.2 updaters are now available for download.
 
Changes for Digital Photo Professional 3.12.52 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports images taken with EOS 6D.
  • Supports new lens (EF24-70mm F4L IS USM).
  • Supports read-in of Picture Style files (.pf3) created in Picture Style Editor 1.12.2 and later.
  • Corrects shooting date error in other manufacturer`s image files when sent to Easy-PhotoPrintEX from Digital Photo Professional via plug-in print.

Changes for EOS Utility 2.12.3 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports EOS 6D.
  • Supports read-in of Picture Style files (.pf3) created in Picture Style Editor 1.12.2 and later.

Changes for Picture Style Editor 1.12.2 Updater for Windows:

  • Supports EOS 6D, EOS M.
  • Applied Noise Reduction processing to when displaying images.
  • Added support for the new Picture Style file (.pf3).
  • Changed the user interface of the Tool Palette.
  • Added the Tone curve (RGB) function.
  • Added the Six Color-Axes adjustment function.

The new Microsoft Camera Codec Pack adds RAW image support for the following cameras:
 
Canon:

  • EOS M
  • EOS 1D X
  • PowerShot G1 X
  • PowerShot G12
  • PowerShot G15
  • PowerShot S100
  • PowerShot S110

Nikon:

  • 1 J2
  • COOLPIX P7000
  • COOLPIX P7100

For more information, see the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack Download Page.

Category: Microsoft News
Post Date: 12/12/2012 3:33:51 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
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