On November 7th, 8th, and 9th Rob Grimm of RGG Photo will be giving away a 2-day pass to the Fstoppers Bahamas Workshop in May of 2014. It’s free to enter, just tune in live for your chance to win on CreativeLIVE next week where we will announce the instructions for how to enter. The pass we are giving away is for our liquids, liquor, beer, and splashes workshop that will cover everything we know about shooting liquids. [more]
If you head on over to B&H and put the Canon 24-70 2.8 II in your cart, you’ll notice when you go to check out the price drops. Oh then there’s a mail in rebate! There’s discounts on the Canon EOS 7D Body, Canon EOS 7D with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens, Canon T5i with EF-S 18-55mm and Canon EOS T5i with EF-S 18-135mm. There’s also a new package combining the 5D Mark III and 24-70 f/4L that is a pretty solid combination. [more]
The Canon 5D MK III was a considerable upgrade for me and I have loved every minute of it. The 61 point focusing system and low light capabilities have made this our go-to system when shooting on-location. Today, BH Photo has announced a pretty decent sale that gives you $300 off the camera, 4% rewards, and a free 32 GB SDHC Extreme Card, Extra Camera Battery, Gadget Bag, and Mono-Pod. If you’ve been waiting for a good time to pick one up, this may be it. [more]
I’ve been using a product called IndieMats for over a year now and I absolutely love them. My wife and I are big DIY’ers and decorated our daughter’s room with them by creating a large collage of funny photos at a fraction of the cost of traditional frames. It’s an awesome new way to display your photos with unique wall decor. [more]
Calumet Photographic is offering $200 off of a purchase of $1,000 or more on any in-stock items. Canon, Nikon, Sony, and some other brands are unfortunately excluded, but there are plenty of other items available if you’re looking for something other than a lens or camera body. Tripods, camera bags, lights, and even Sigma lenses are included in this deal. Some good examples of deals include [more]
Beginning now until September 7, B&H Photo is offering $200 off of the Canon 35mm f/2.0 IS lens. Normally it goes for almost $800 but right now it’s $599.00. In our review of the 35mm, we found it to be pretty on par with the L glass in terms of performance. It’s tack sharp, has image stabilization and is equipped with a quiet, fast and reliable autofocus motor. Also on sale for a limited time are the Canon 24mm f2.8 and the Canon 28mm f/2.8 lenses. [more]
From now until September 28th, Nikon has some seriously good rebates on cameras and lenses when you buy them as a bundle! With instant savings of up to $200 on cameras and up to $300 on lenses, this is an awesome time to buy Nikon! Here’s how it works, follow the link to B&H’s Rebates Page, pick your camera from a list that includes the D800, D600, D7100 and even the mighty D4, and select from over 30 lenses and accessories to bundle your camera with!
For those of you waiting for Canon’s latest 20MP DSLR the EOS 70D, the wait is over! B&H now has the 70D in stock at only $1,199.00 for just the body, $1549.00 paired with an 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and $1349.00 when paired with the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens. Both lenses are excellent for beginners and advance amateurs and give you plenty of flexibility for your money!
The battery grip for the 70D is also available and shipping today!
Sony announced 2 brand new cameras and 3 new lenses today, all of which are now available for pre-order! There’s The Sony Alpha A3000 DSLR and Alpha NEX-5T Mirrorless with a 16-50mm Lens as well as a the Vario-Tessar T*E 16-70mm f/4, Sony E PZ 18-105 f/4 G and Sony E 50mm f/1.8 Prime! Plus they’ve announced a soft carry case to keep it all together! Check out the links below for more information or to pre-order the latest batch of Sony goodies!
Photoshop for any photographer can be a Goliath of a program to learn and especially to master, and now with the new Creative Cloud aspect to Adobe’s line of programs it’s only going to be more difficult to keep up with the innovations made. Martin Evening‘s new book Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers is a detailed guide for all of your editing and retouching needs in this new age of photography. [more]
Olympus is now offering up to $150 off its cameras, lenses and accessories until August 17th! They’re offering this discount on a ton of it’s M.Zuiko lenses, so it’s definitely worth checking out! In addition to this, the Panasonic Lumix G5 with a 14-42mm and 45-150mm lens is now on sale for $400 off. Finally, the Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 lens, along and the brand new Macbook Air are now available! Check out all of these great deals below!
We’ve got a lot of awesome sales for you today! First there’s $150 off the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless 4/3rds camera and the Olympus E-P5 PEN camera. In addition to that, Nikon has announced a new lens and a new flash plus has plenty of new discounts on refurbished gear! Take a look at the links below for more information!
If you’ve used Dropbox, then you’re probably going to love Copy! Ultimately, it’s an almost identical product, but with a few features that will have you ready to switch by half way through this article. I like to think of them as Space, Interface and Sharing, even though Sharing doesn’t rhyme. As far as online storage and backup goes, Copy seems to have raised the bar in many areas, and I’m excited to see where it goes from here.
The Fuji X-M1, paired with the Fuji 16-50mm lens is now in stock! Plus, the Fuji XF 27mm f/2.8 lens is in stock, along with the Lumix DMC-GX7 which is now available for pre-order! If you’re interested in any of these deals, check out the links below for more information!
This was a rather unexpected but welcome development: the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF and MTF mount bodies just dropped in price by $1000, making them a very tempting $1995 today. Blackmagic has told me that the price has fallen because they have “been able to build Blackmagic Cinema Camera at a lower cost, so they can reduce the price and pass those savings along to their customers.” [more]