May 7, 2014
Posted in News

Registrations For Canon EYECON Photography And Film Competition 2014 Are Open (New Zealand only)



Canon New Zealand is accepting registrations for the EYECON Photography and Film Competition 2014. Registrations are accepted until 10/1/2014

Canon EYEcon is a competition created especially for New Zealand’s emerging photographers and filmmakers. It’s the ultimate opportunity to showcase your talent, gain valuable experience and pitch yourself against the best in your field.

There are some truly incredible prizes to be won too, including a range of ‘money can’t buy experience days’ with some of New Zealand’s most prominent photographers.

The EYEcon 2014 competition is open to New Zealand students or assistants studying photography or film and is split into three categories for you to submit an entry too. Each category is judged individually and has separate prize packages to be won:

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Tertiary students and assistant photographers currently studying photography.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY:Year 12 & 13 High School students currently studying photography.
  • FILM: Tertiary students and assistant film makers currently studying film.

Canon EYEcon is a truly fantastic opportunity for all budding photographers and filmmakers – so don’t miss out.  To enter Canon EYEcon, please click on the links below:

– EYEcon Registration Form (must be submitted by October 1, 2014)

– EYEcon Competition Guidelines

– EYEcon Terms and Conditions

– EYEcon FAQ’s

More information at Canon NZ –>

May 6, 2014
Posted in News

New Canon EF Lenses 101 Video: Wide-Angle Lenses

CanonUSA on YouTube posted the next video of their ongoing series Canon EF Lenses 101.

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.

May 6, 2014
Posted in Deals

Hot Deal: Canon EOS 70D w/ 18-135mm IS STM + PIXMA Pro-100, And More Accessories – $1,247 (after MIR)

Canon EOS 70D

Still on the fence for the excellent Canon EOS 70D? Then check this deal by Adorama.

The kit on sale includes the EOS 70D, EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens, PIXMA Pro-100 photo printer (+ paper), SanDisk 16GB Class 10 memory card, a spare Green Extreme LP-E6 Lithium-Ion battery, and a bag for your gear – all for $1,247 after a $400 mail-in rebate.


Click on Buy Together and Save –> “Save up to $229.28 with bundle” –> Select Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer bundle from pop-up window –> Add to cart. Note that when you select the printer the memory card and the rest of the accessories are part of the selection.

You’ll see a check-out price of $1,647, subtract the $400 MIR = $1,247

May 6, 2014
Posted in Tips

How To Set Up A WiFi Workflow With Canon Cameras (Tutorial, CPN)

WiFi Workflow

The Canon Professional Network published an exhaustive guide about how to set up a WiFi workflow. If you want to know how to go without cables, then this is the guide for you.

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

[via CPN]

May 6, 2014
Posted in Deals

Save Big On Lexar Memory Card 2-Packs (Adorama & B&H)

Lexar Memory Card

Both Adorama and BH Photo have special discounts on Lexar memory card 2-packs.

May 6, 2014
Posted in Deals

Perfect Effects 8 Premium Edition Can Be Downloaded For Free (regular $100)


Ononesoftware’s Perfect Effect Premium Edition can be downloaded for free. The software normally retails for $99.95. Perfect Effects 8 Premium Edition works as a standalone application, and it seamlessly integrates with Lightroom, Aperture, Photoshop, and Photoshop Elements.

Do not know how long it will last.

May 5, 2014
Posted in Deals

Don’t Forget: Sunday Is Mother’s Day (and there are plenty of good deals)

Mother's Day

There are plenty of deals for the upcoming Mother’s Day (5/11).

And btw Adobe Lightroom 5 is still on sale for just $78 on Amazon US (compare to $149).

update: Adorama just posted a cool deal for Vanguard 263AB-100 3-Section  tripods, on sale for $124.95 (instead of $249.99).