November 28, 2013
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How You Can Get Lightroom and Photoshop for $9.99 a Month (last days)

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Anyone now can get Photoshop and Lightroom via Creative Cloud for $9.99/month. But there is not much time: the offer expires December 2nd.

This is your opportunity to step into Adobe’s Photoshop Photography Program for 9.99 a month (12-month commitment).

  • Photoshop CC
  • Lightroom 5
  • 20GB of online storage
  • Behance ProSite
  • Access to training resources on Creative Cloud Learn
  • Ongoing updates and upgrades

 

November 28, 2013
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Rumor: New Canon Image Stabilized Lenses to Come in 2014

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The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II – Is Canon working on an image stabilised version of this lens?

Another bit to add to the recent Canon lens rumors (1 | 2)

The latest rumor suggests that Canon will announce the new image-stabilised, non L-grade lenses: a 50mm f/1.8 IS, 85mm f/2 IS (aperture said to be slower than f/1.8), and a 135mm IS (this one could be an L-grade lens. The 50mm and 85mm are expected to be announced in the first half of 2014.

[via CR]

November 27, 2013
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Deal: Canon EOS 6D ($1600), EOS 5D Mark III ($2865)

Canon EOS 6D

Top Rated Plus eBay seller getitidigital (99.5% positive ratings) has the Canon EOS 6D for $1599.99 (click here). USA model, Canon USA warranty, free shipping.

The same seller also has the EOS 5D Mark III for $2,864.99 (click here).

November 27, 2013
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Another Set of Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC Sample Pictures

Tamron 150-600mm

Another set of sample pictures shot with the new Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC superzoom, announced just a few weeks ago. A Canon EOS 5D Mark III (price & specs) was used with the lens. Please note: the pics have a lossy compression, they are not truly the originals. Never the less…..

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November 27, 2013
Posted in Deals

Sandisk 16GB Class 10 Memory Card – $9.99

Sandisk 16GB

Thanks Sally!

Best Buy has SanDisk – Pixtor 16GB Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Class 10 Memory Cards on sale for $9.99 (click here).

November 27, 2013
Posted in Rumors

Rumor: No Retro Design Nor Full-Frame Mirrorless for Canon

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One of my known sources, when asked about Canon’s plans for the near future, told me that Canon will not embrace the retro design for their DSLRs and mirrorless cameras any time soon. Stuff like the Nikon DF or a nostalgic looking mirrorless camera are not part of the company’s strategic plans. Moreover, it appears that Canon does not have a full-frame mirrorless camera on the horizon, at least not for the next year(s).

Canon’s focus for the immediate future seems to be on lenses, and not (or at least much less) on projects involving cameras having a retro look (and unfortunately, if true, neither on a FF mirrorless cam). There have been rumors suggesting an increased effort in lens design and production.

Canon is making solid performing cameras. While other, like Sony, push hard on innovation without being really able to deliver a base for a consistent system (read: lenses), Canon appears to follow a more conservative approach. Their DSLRs are reliable gear (a friend of mine said “unimpressive but reliable:-) ), and as a Canon photographer you have access to over 100 lenses, among them there is some really awesome glass. Not jumping on the retro-style bandwagon seems to be in line with this philosophy. As for the mirrorless segment, Canon never made a big mystery about the fact they do not consider MILCs as strategic factor (marketing-wise). Making an outstanding full-frame mirrorless camera (or an APS-C MILC) would probably erode the DSLR sales figure, and we know that Canon is big in DSLR sales.

As usual with rumors like this one, take anything with a grain of salt. While I have no problems figuring out that Canon won’t embrace the retro design, I am a bit more sceptical about the full-frame mirrorless camera. Everything in the EOS M system could work with a FF sensor, and if  Canon decides to make an outstanding FF MILC it would be a bestseller.

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