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 Saturday, March 16, 2013
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens
Great deal for a great lens: eBay (via BigValueInc) has the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens (white box) for only $764.99 with free shipping. Compare at $1,049.00 new.
 
Caveat Emptor: BigValueInc's positive feedback rating has dropped a bit recently - now at 98.1%. However, eBay seems to trust them enough to continue listing their auctions as "Daily Deals."
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/16/2013 11:10:42 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Friday, March 15, 2013
Canon 5D Mark III
The Canon Store has the refurbished Canon 5D Mark III in stock - and on sale at 15% off. Only $2,379.33! Act fast - these will not last long.
 
Check out the rest of the like-new refurbished Canon cameras and lenses & flashes.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/15/2013 8:47:38 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, March 14, 2013
Canon PowerShot A2300 Digital Camera
Adorama has the Canon PowerShot A2300 Digital Camera available for $79.00 with free shipping.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/14/2013 9:01:35 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon UT-1 Communication Unit
From Nikon:
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade

  • Support for the D7100 has been added.
  • The following cameras can be used at this time to upgrade the UT-1 firmware: D7100

Only the camera(s) indicated above can be used to upgrade UT-1 firmware. Firmware updates can also be perfomed for you at Nikon service centers.
 
Confirming the firmware version (using the D7100)

  1. Connect the UT-1 to a camera via USB cable, and turn the camera and UT-1 on.
  2. Press the camera's MENU button and select Network > Options > Firmware version from the setup menu. The WT-4's firmware version will be displayed.
  3. Turn off the UT-1 and the camera.

Download the Nikon UT-1 Communication Unit 1.1 firmware update: Windows | Macintosh
 
Firmware installation instructions (English, PDF): Windows | Macintosh
 
B&H carries the Nikon UT-1 Communication Unit.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 3/14/2013 8:29:08 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller Transceiver
From Nikon:
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade

  • Camera settings can now be viewed and changed using the WR-1 when the WR-1 is used as a transmitter and the WR-R10 is connected to a D7100 for use as a receiver.
  • Support for the Release Hold Time function built into the WR-1 is now supported when the WR-1 is used as a transmitter and the WR-R10 is used as a receiver.
  • To make remote operation using the WR-1 function that allows for division of multiple units into groups (A, B, C, D) more convenient, the group specified with the WR-R10 is now fixed at group A rather than all groups (A, B, C, D) with transmission. With reception, the group is fixed at group A with firmware versions 1.00 and 2.00.
  • The following cameras can be used at this time to upgrade the WR-R10 firmware: D7100

Only the camera(s) indicated above can be used to upgrade WR-R10 firmware. Firmware updates can also be perfomed for you at Nikon service centers.
 
Confirming the firmware version

  1. Connect the WR-R10 to a camera
  2. Turn on the camera
  3. Press the camera's MENU button and select Firmware version from the setup menu.
  4. The WR-R10's firmware version will be displayed with a "W".
  5. Turn off the camera.

Download the Nikon WR-R10 2.00 firmware update: Windows | Macintosh
 
Firmware installation instructions (English, PDF): Windows | Macintosh
 
B&H carries the Nikon WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller Transceiver.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 3/14/2013 8:13:47 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Aerial Photograph
Just added to the Photography Tips section of the site is a page about Helicopter Aerial Photography.
 
If you ever get the opportunity to photograph from a helicopter, the insights and experience shared on this page should be helpful to you. You may also find this page motivating your next photo trip.
Post Date: 3/13/2013 9:31:02 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Post Date: 3/13/2013 4:54:51 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Sandisk Extreme Solid State Drive (SSD)
Today only (March 13), Adorama has the SanDisk Extreme 240GB Solid State Drive available for $164.00 with free shipping. Compare at $209.99.
Post Date: 3/13/2013 4:23:52 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon D3x DSLR Camera
Adorama has the Nikon D3X DSLR Camera available for $5,999.95 with free shipping and 2% Rewards. Compare at $6,699.00.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 3/13/2013 4:18:14 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit
B&H has let us know that they will indeed be shipping the Nikon D7100 DSRL Camera and Nikon D7100 with 18-105mm Lens Kits tomorrow, March 14.
 
Note: Until March 30, there is a $100.00 instant rebate available for the Nikon D7100 with 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX Lens Kit. You can save even more money by purchasing a lens or flash at the same time - check out the "Buy Together and Save" link within the product page.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 3/13/2013 4:03:44 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon 1 J1 Digital Camera with 10-30mm VR Lens (Red)
Adorama has the Refurbished Nikon 1 J1 Digital Camera with 10-30mm VR Lens (Red) available for $199.00 with free shipping and 2% Rewards. Compare at $396.95 new.
Canon EOS Rebel T4i (650D) DSLR Camera
eBay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon EOS Rebel T4i (650D) DSLR Camera available for $546.87 with free shipping. Compare at $648.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/13/2013 12:01:23 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS 1D X DSLR Camera
eBay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon EOS 1D X DSLR Camera with free SanDisk 16GB 400X Extreme CF Card available for $6,289.99 with free shipping. Compare at $6,728.99
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/13/2013 11:48:34 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Nikon Logo
From Nikon:
 
Modifications enabled with Ver. 2.4.1
 
Modifications that apply to both the Windows and Macintosh versions

  • Support for RAW images captured with the D7100 has been added.
  • An Auto2 option has been added to New WB under White Balance in the Camera Settings portion of the Develop section in the Edit List palette. This option is available with RAW images taken with the D7000. However, colors will differ slightly from those achieved with the camera's White Balance set to AUTO2 Keep warm lighting colors.

The following issues have been resolved:
 
Issues resolved with both the Windows and Macintosh versions

  • When some color profiles were used as the monitor (or display) profile, colors were extremely blue.
  • When the Selection Control Point was dragged, an error was sometimes displayed and Capture NX 2 would quit unexpectedly.

Additional issues resolved with the Windows version

  • When some color profiles were used and the Soft Proof feature enabled, colors were sometimes strange or an error may have been displayed.
  • When attempting to print images with which this issue occurred, Capture NX 2 sometimes quit unexpectedly.
  • When editing images, a "The drive that the Temporary Folder is on is nearly full." error message was sometimes displayed.
  • When performing batch processing on a large number of images, blue lines sometimes appeared in images.

Additional issues resolved with the Macintosh version

  • When some color profiles were used and the Soft Proof feature enabled, colors were sometimes strange.
  • When a large number of color profiles were registered with the computer, Capture NX 2 was sometimes unable to open images.

Download the Nikon Capture NX 2.4.1 Update: Windows | Macintosh
 
B&H carries Nikon Capture NX 2.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 3/13/2013 9:26:52 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Datacolor Spyder4 Display Calibration System
Use promo code 2505524955085 at B&H to get special pricing on select Datacolor Spyder4 Display Calibration products.
 
Note: Links below should work to trigger the promo field.

ItemRegular PriceSale Price
Datacolor Spyder4Pro Display Calibration System$169.00$149.95
Datacolor Spyder4Elite Display Calibration System$249.00$219.95

Post Date: 3/13/2013 8:23:31 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
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