On January 28th, Nikon will launch their new and improved photo sharing and storage site called “Nikon Image Space”. According to Nikon’s press release the service will offer the ability for photographers to upload, view, organize and share their pictures and videos online and within a very easy to operate interface. Better still, if you’re a MyPicturetown user, all of your photos and information will transfer over to the new service!
What happens when you give a photographer free reign to come up with some crazy ideas, access to a ski park and all the day-glo they could stomach? A crazy 80′s ski bunny shoot for Roastar Coffee Bags! This behind the scenes shoot from David E. Jackson walks us through the thoughts behind the thought process behind the shoot and we’ve got two great videos below that explain some of the post processing.
B&H has announced today that they are offering two of their Sigma lenses at the equivalent of a two for one sale! The Sigma 19mm f/2.8 and the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 will be sold together for the low price of only $199.00. Now keep in mind that these are only for the Olympus/Panasonic 4/3rds and Sony E mount, so it’s not going to help all of the Nikon/Canon shooters out there but this is a great deal for everyone who shoots Sony, Olympus and Panasonic!
Film has always had an unmistakable feel to it that is difficult if not impossible to reproduce digitally, but the days of that being true may be numbered. RED, a company known for the EPIC line of digital cinema cameras has recently released the above test image from their newest sensor, Dragon and I’m stunned. With over 18 stops of dynamic range, Jim Jannard of RED has said that the new sensor shouldn’t even be compared to 35mm film.
Since the increased availability of small, high quality video cameras, we’ve seen some truly amazing footage. But this video from Scott Ziegler gives us a first hand look at what firefighters deal with on a call! It’s pretty intense! The music on the video might be NSFW in places so you might want to turn your sound down.
John Keatley’s portraits always have a great sense of fun about them that I’ve always appreciated and this series isn’t any different. This series is for the Wexley School for Girls Advertising Agency and John Keatley’s sense of humor is in full swing. These simply lit photographs are a lot of fun and it’s great to have a look at how they were made.
So it’s Christmas Eve, you’ve shopped for everyone under the sun, how about few more quick deals just in case you don’t get exactly what you want for Christmas? Save $50 on a big Lensbaby Pro Effects Kit as well as taking $80 off of the Canon Powershot SX150! Finally, take $150 off the Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4!
Check out this massive discount on the Nikon D7000 bundled with the Nikon 18-200mm DX VR II and a ton of extras including a free Nikon 50mm f/1.8! You’ll even get free overnight shipping through January 5th! Also, Impact is offering $85 dollars off its 3 pack of 7′ Parabolic Umbrellas and the Canon EOS Rebel T3 with an 18-55mm IS II Lens is only $399.00!
B&H now has the new Sony Full Frame Cyber Shot DSC-RX1 in stock with free overnight shipping! This incredible camera is one of the first of its kind, pairing a massive full frame CMOS sensor and fast Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* Lens with an ultra compact body. In addition to this the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX1 is now $160 dollars off!
B&H has just started offering the Canon EOS Rebel T4i at $100 dollars off of it’s usual price! Are you looking to buy your first DSLR? Interested in taking your photography up a step from the point and shoot level? If you’re interested in jumping into the Canon side of things, this is the camera for you. It comes with a very solid lens that will be more than enough for most things you need. You could however use the savings you get from this sale and pick up the amazing 50mm f/1.8 for under $100 dollars and you’ve got a mean combo!
Looking to make your way into shooting full frame digital on a budget? Well B&H has just announced a big price cut for the Canon 5D MK II! This is also an excellent second body for anyone looking for a back up so if you’re in the Canon camp, this is definitely a deal you don’t want to miss out on. Just add the camera to your cart to take advantage of this big price cut through January 5th.
A few weeks ago we announced the release of the Nikon 70-200mm f/4, a lens that has been around for years for Canon shooters, but until now unavailable for those of us in the Nikon camp. It’s been hard to find but now B&H has it in stock! In addition to this, you can save a whopping $700 dollars off a Nikon D600 bundled with the 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 bringing the price BELOW $2000.
The Nifty 50 is on my camera about 75 percent of the time. It’s a great all purpose lens and while it’s not exactly a portrait lens, it’s still a very versatile lens. So, I was excited when I found out that Adorama is offering 25 dollars off the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 and throwing in free shipping on top of it all! This brings the price down to only $99!
Today, B&H has placed the Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 and the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 on sale for $260 and $207 off respectively through January 15th! Also two of Sekonic’s Litemaster Pro Light Meters the L-478DR and the L-478D are on sale for $60 and $70 off through December 17th! Just add the items to your cart and you’re set!
Looking for an inexpensive camera for yourself or a friend? Adorama has a great deal on the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H90 16.1 MP 16x Optical Camera in Red! It’s usually priced at $228 but it’s been knocked down to only $99! This is a great pocket camera for every day shooting so if you just want something that’s tiny and will go with you wherever you need to it too, this is a great deal.