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November 26, 2014
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Canon Australia Starts Canon Light Awards

Canon Light Awards

Press release:

Creativity has a new home with Canon Light Awards

Exciting monthly challenges push boundaries of imagination, craft and skill.

Sydney, Australia, 26 November 2014 – Canon Australia has announced an all-new creative challenge exclusive for Canon camera users in Australia – the Canon Light Awards.

Created by photographers for photographers, the Canon Light Awards will encourage creative shooters to push the boundaries of their imagination, craft and skill. In return, Canon has prepared a program to help them achieve their photography aspirations, including personalised feedback for winners from Canon Master Photographers, and one of Australia’s biggest photo competition prize pools.

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November 26, 2014
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Canon Shows Prototype of 8K Lens (19.7 to 138mm)

At Inter Bee 2014 Canon showed off a a prototype 7×19.7N KAS D Cinema servo lens that’s capable of 8K footage (7,630 x 4,320). Japanese broadcaster NHK has been using the lens for their 8K testing. This lens will never be available to the general public.

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November 26, 2014
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The Winners of our Giveaway are…

Giveaway

The big COSYSPEED giveaway is over and winners from all over the world have been select. A big Thanks! to COSYSPEED for sponsoring the giveaway.

The winners will be contacted by Thomas from Cosyspeed via email. Check your inbox in the next days (and the spam folder, too).

If you want to learn more about COSYSPEED’s products check out their website. And if you want to pruchase something, you can find it here at B&H Photo.

Here are the winners, listed for each site where we ran the giveaway. Have fun with your new bag

Fuji Rumors:
1) Yaroslav (USA) – Camslinger Paris Gray
2) Adrien (FRANCE) – Phonebag 135
3) Joey (USA) – Phonebag 135

43 Rumors:
1) Kyle (GUAM) – Camslinger Paris Gray
2) Tim (USA) – Phonebag 135
3) Alessio (ITALY) – Phonebag 135

Sony Alpha Rumors:
1) Mauricio (COLUMBIA) – Camslinger Street Edition
2) Paulus (INDONESIA) – Phonebag 135
3) Ray (USA) – Phonebag 135

Canon Watch:
1) Cliff (USA) – Camslinger Street Edition
2) Alex (ITALY) – Phonebag 135
3) Niccolò (ITALY) – Phonebag 135

COSYSPEED:
1) Gasper (SLOVENIA) – Camslinger Street Edition
2) Mathew (INDIA) – Phonebag 135
3) Bhagyesh (CANADA) – Phonebag 135

November 25, 2014
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CPN Published Part 4 of Inside Lightroom & Photoshop CC Workflow (Lightroom Mobile)

Lightroom

Canon started bundling Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography program to the EOS 5D Mark III, EOS 6D DSLRs, and then the PowerShot G1 X Mark II and PowerShot G7 X. Since then, the Canon Professional Network published a tutorial series titled Inside Lightroom & Photoshop CC Workflow. Part 4 “Lightroom Mobile” has just been posted. The tutorial comes with video and text.

Lightroom Mobile can be dowloaded for free but needs a subscription to Lightroom & Photoshop CC program or a 30 days trail period. Adobe’s Lightroom & Photoshop CC program is $.99/€12.29 per month.

Inside Lightroom & Photoshop CC Workflow: part 1 | part 2 | part 3

November 25, 2014
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Last Hours to Win A COSYSPEED Camslinger Bag and Other Prizes

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Last hours to enter our giveaway!

You can enter our giveaway and win simply by visiting and liking any of the participating sites on Facebook and/or following them on Twitter. To win one of the prizes use the dedicated giveaway box above.

Courtesy of COSYSPEED, we are giving away a CAMSLINGER 160 Street Edition bag, and two PHONEBAG 135, and we are doing it on five sites. The giveaway is live for Canon Watch, Sony Alpha Rumors, 43 Rumors, Fuji Rumors, and for Cosyspeed. Makes 15 prizes in total. Like and follow!

The more sites you like on Facebook and follow on Twitter (using the giveaway box), the more entries you’ll gain and hence increase your chances to win one of the prizes. If you instead visit and like just the Canon Watch Facebook page, then you’ll enter Canon Watch’s giveaway, but you are missing the chance to win anything on the other sites. So, like and follow to increase your chance to win! The more social you are, the more chances you have to win.

Just to remind: each site is giving away 1 CAMSLINGER 160 Street Edition bag and 2 PHONEBAG 135 – makes 15 prizes in total. The contest ends 11/26/2014 at 12:00 AM. Good luck to anyone!

The CAMSLINGER 160 Street Edition bag introduces a new concept of carrying a mirrorless camera on the hip or as a sling bag (works also for a superzooms or a smaller DSLR). It’s not a solution to transport large amounts of gear as the bags are on the smaller side, but for daily live when out shooting with smaller gear it will be a very quick and good solution. I have one and I love it. The prizes: Cosyspeed CAMSLINGER 160 Street Edition bag Cosyspeed

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November 24, 2014
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II in Stock and Ready to Ship at B&H Photo

EOS 7D Mark II

B&H Photo has the Canon EOS 7D Mark II in stock and ready to ship.

The EOS 7D Mark II is the industry leading DSLR in the APS-C world. This will be a huge best seller, given that you get the AF-system of the EOS-1D X10fps, and amazing high ISO. Read more about the EOS 7D Mark II’s excellent weather sealing, the highly advanced AF, and the industry leading high ISO performance (have a look here too). All our coverage on the EOS 7D Mark II can be seen here.

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