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 Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Canon Professional Network
From Canon Professional Network:
Until fairly recently, the ability to send and receive data wirelessly was the stuff of science fiction. Now it is widely available and being used by a growing number of photographers in various fields to change the way they capture and communicate their work. CPN writer Mark Alexander looks at ways to make your workflow wireless in a special technical guide...

  1. Configuring Your Network
  2. Configuring Your Camera
  3. Real Life WiFi

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 5/6/2014 11:59:12 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

From Canon USA's YouTube Channel:

"A wide-angle lens lets you capture a broader field of view than most lenses and brings in everything around you. Photographer and educator Matt Kloskowski takes you through the best uses of wide-angle lenses and gives some tips on getting great photos with them."

So which wide-angle lens is best for you? Take a look at Bryan's Wide-Angle Lens Recommendations to find out which wide-angle lenses stand out from the rest.
Check out the other videos in the EF 101 video series:

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 5/6/2014 9:48:21 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
The Canon Store has the Refurbished Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens (review) in stock and available for $1,563.32. Compare at $1,999.00 new after $300.00 mail-in rebate.
Update: Wow, that was fast – the lens is out of stock again.
PocketWizard Logo
From PocketWizard/Bowens/Sekonic:
The crisp lighting from Bowens, plus PocketWizard wireless freedom, and Sekonic's precision metering have joined forces and are issuing a call to action. Are you recruits ready for action, adventure, and the ability to capture images, taking your photography to a new level?
PocketWizard Bowens GEM Reciever Module

PocketWizard Bowens GEM Module

For a limited time, with the purchase of any new Bowens R or Pro series monolight or kit, you new recruits are automatically enlisted into the Bowens, PocketWizard, and Sekonic Technology Alliance, and for each purchased monolight, you will be issued from our armory, one free PocketWizard Bowens GEM receiver module. This PocketWizard module enhancement allows you to embrace the sovereignty of reliable and cable-free flash triggering in your studio or in the field.
PocketWizard Plus III Special Edition

Pocketwizard Plus III Transceiver Yellow

As a special commemoration of this new Technology Alliance, gathering some of the greatest veterans in the industry, PocketWizard proudly offers a special edition PocketWizard Plus III draped in Bowens accent yellow, to pair with a new Bowens Gemini R, Gemini Pro, or other PocketWizard compatible lighting and devices from any PocketWizard Flash Partner. So wear your colors on your sleeve or your hotshoe, as you enter the battle for better photography.
Sync wirelessly

Pocket Wizard TA Logo

Available now, the Bowens-inspired PocketWizard Plus III wirelessly syncs with every PocketWizard ever made, yellow or otherwise, and can remotely trigger flashes and cameras, or in turn, can be triggered by cameras, meters, or other PocketWizards. Look for the PocketWizard Compatible logo throughout the Bowens Lighting range, as well as any other members of the PocketWizard Army.
Furthermore, through June 30th 2014, previously purchased Bowens Gemini R or Gemini Pro units may be sent back to HQ in for servicing, where we will update each unit for PocketWizard compatibility, ensuring additional value to your investment for years to come.
B&H carries the PocketWizard Bowens GEM Reciever Module and PocketWizard Plus III (Yellow) Tranceiver.

Post Date: 5/6/2014 8:46:50 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Think Tank Photo Logo
Our friends at Think Tank Photo just announced a special “Gear Up For Summer!” special offer. Buy an eligible backpack and they’ll include a Camera Strap V2.0 and Camera Support Straps V2.0 (a $44.50 value) for free!
Take a load off by using Camera Support Straps V2.0 along with the Camera Strap V2.0. Their strap kit will keep your camera’s weight off your neck and shoulder and transfer the load onto your shoulder straps and backpack. You'll hardly notice your camera is there even though it will be ready to go for hassle-free shooting.
Think Tank’s backpacks are renowned for three design principles:

  • Capacity – Their backpacks are the most efficient shape for carrying the most amount of gear in the smallest package. They've got you covered whether you're hauling around multiple bodies with a vast array of lenses and support gear (like a laptop and tablet), large telephoto lenses or a lightweight, stripped down kit.
  • Portability – Flying with your gear? All of their backpacks are sized for US Domestic and International carry-on on regular sized airliners. They've got bags for commuter and regional aircraft, too.
  • Quality – Lesser bags use inferior hardware, materials and manufacturing techniques. Professionals choose Think Tank Photo because they know they only use the best YKK zippers and other high quality materials. They know you can’t afford to have a broken bag while on a trek.

And don’t forget that by using our link you receive a Think Tank product free with your order, free shipping, and the best customer service in the industry. Offer valid through May 31, 2014.

Post Date: 5/6/2014 8:05:17 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Datacolor Logo
From Datacolor:
Enter to win a week long, all-inclusive Alaskan photo safari with award-winning nature photographer David Cardinal
Lawrenceville, NJ – May 6, 2014 –– Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, today announced its Great Alaskan Photo Expedition Sweepstakes. The online promotion, beginning today through May 27, 2014, will award one lucky winner an all-expense-paid trip to Cook Inlet, Alaska to spend one week photographing the region’s most remarkable wildlife alongside award-winning nature photographer David Cardinal. To enter to win, visit
The grand prize, valued at an estimated $10,000, will include round-trip airfare to and from Anchorage, departing from the winner’s originating city July 8, 2014 and returning July 16, 2014; all meals and lodging, including a 5-night stay at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge; private charter flights to and from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve; one-on-one photo instruction both in the field and in a classroom setting; and a Datacolor SpyderCAPTURE PRO. Sponsored by Sigma, Datacolor’s Great Alaskan Photo Expedition Sweepstakes will also award the winner a 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM telephoto lens to be used while on the safari and long after. Second and Third prizes will include a SpyderCAPTURE PRO and SpyderCHECKR PRO.
Guided by professional photographer David Cardinal, who will be returning to Cook Inlet for his 15th year, the winner, along with an intimate group of photographers, will spend a week shooting some of the best scenery Alaska has to offer including coastal brown bears, or “grizzlies,” tufted and horned puffins, brilliant sunrises, and breathtaking landscapes.
“Photographing some of America’s most spectacular animals in their native and unstressed environment is an experience like no other,” said Cardinal. “Datacolor is not only offering someone the chance to capture world class images, but the opportunity to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.”
For full contest details and official rules and guidelines, visit
Category: Datacolor News
Post Date: 5/6/2014 7:46:36 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Lexar Professional 64GB CompactFlash Memory Card 1066x UDMA (2-Pack)
Post Date: 5/6/2014 7:30:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, May 5, 2014
Patriot LX PRO 32GB MicroSD Card Class 10 UHS-1 with SD Adapter (2 Pack)
Adorama has a Patriot LX PRO 32GB MicroSD Card Class 10 UHS-1 with SD Adapter (2 Pack) available for $27.98 with free shipping. Regularly $47.98.
Nikon SB-910 Speedlight Flash
eBay (via photovideo4less - 99.8% positive feedback) has the Nikon SB-910 Speedlight Flash available for $459.00 with free shipping. Compare at $546.95.
Note: This is likely a grey market flash and not technically eligible for Nikon USA service or warranty.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 5/5/2014 3:23:42 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Refurbished Nikon 1 J1 with 10-30mm VR Lens (Red)
eBay (via BuyDig) has a Refurbished Nikon 1 J1 with 10-30mm VR Lens and Adobe Lightroom 5 Bundle available for $149.99 with free shipping. Compare at $229.00 new without Adobe software.
Considering that Adobe Lightroom 5 retails right now for $136.31, this is almost like getting a free camera and lens with your software purchase!
Vanguard 263AB-100 3-Section Alta Pro 263-AT Tripod with SBH-100 QR Ballhead
Canon PowerShot G15 Digital Camera
B&H has the Canon PowerShot G15 Digital Camera available for $299.00 with free shipping. Regularly $449.00.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 5/5/2014 12:59:13 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Lens
The Canon Store has the Refurbished Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Lens in stock and available for $1,699.32. Compare at $2,299.00 after mail-in rebate.
Update: The lens is now out of stock.
Canon EOS 70D Body has a Canon EOS 70D, PIXMA PRO-100 Printer & Adobe Elements Bundle available for $996.99 with 4% Rewards and free shipping after $400.00 mail-in rebate.
Bundle Includes:

  • Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Inkjet Printer
  • Canon Photo Paper Semi Gloss 13 x 19" (50 Sheets)
  • 64GB Secure Digital SD Memory Card
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 12 - MAC / PC (bundle package)
  • Buydig 4% REWARDS


  1. Add the Canon EOS 70D to your cart. The 70D comes with a free memory card and Elements software.
  2. Add the PIXMA PRO-100 to your cart. The printer comes with free photo paper.
  3. Go through checkout. Total will be $1,396.99.
  4. Redeem the $400.00 mail-in rebate for a final price of $996.99.

Check out Bryan's full review of the Canon EOS 70D for all the details on this great camera.

Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 5/5/2014 9:11:19 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Vanguard Alta Pro 254CT Carbon Fiber Tripod
B&H has select Vanguard Tripods on sale for $40.00 - $100.00 off. (thanks Rob)
Post Date: 5/5/2014 8:26:07 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
PNY 64GB SDXC Elite Performance UHS-1 90MB
Amazon is featuring select PNY SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards (and other PNY products) as its Gold Box Deal of the Day.
Deals Include:

ItemOrig. PriceSale Price
PNY 16GB SDHC Elite Performance UHS-1 90MB/sec$19.99$8.99
PNY 32GB SDHC Elite Performance UHS-1 90MB/sec$29.99$16.99
PNY 64GB SDXC Elite Performance UHS-1 90MB/sec$39.99$29.99

Post Date: 5/5/2014 8:19:55 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Lens
Just posted: Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Lens Review
Find out what I think of a lens with a focal length range untouched by a competitor.
Post Date: 5/5/2014 8:13:44 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera
The Canon Store has the Refurbished EOS 6D DSLR Camera (review) in stock and available for $1,291.32. Compare at $1,699.00 new.
Complete Refurbished Inventory

Refurbished ItemOrig PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EOS 6D Body1,519.20227.881,291.32
Canon EOS 7D + EF-S 18-135 IS1,439.20287.841,151.36
Canon EOS 7D + EF-S 28-135 IS1,359.20271.841,087.36
Canon EOS 7D Body1,199.20239.84959.36
Canon EOS Rebel T5i + EF-S 18-135 IS STM839.20167.84671.36
Canon EOS Rebel T5i + EF-S 18-55 IS STM679.99136.00543.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 + EF-S 18-55 IS STM599.99120.00479.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3i + EF-S 18-55 IS479.9996.00383.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1479.9996.00383.99
Canon EOS Rebel T3 + EF-S 18-55 IS359.9972.00287.99
Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM1,199.20179.881,019.32
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM919.20137.88781.32
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM383.99115.20268.79
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM519.99156.00363.99
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM187.9928.20159.79
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III159.9948.00111.99
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM159.9948.00111.99
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II100.7930.2470.55
Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM639.9996.00543.99
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS399.99120.00279.99
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS559.99168.00391.99
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II239.99120.00119.99
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM279.9942.00237.99
Canon Speedlite 430EX II239.9936.00203.99
Canon Speedlite 320EX199.9930.00169.99
Canon Speedlite 270EX II135.9920.40115.59
Canon Speedlite 90EX119.9918.00101.99

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