February 20, 2013
Posted in News

A Bit Of Everything

February 19, 2013
Posted in Deals

We Like That: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM For $840

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS

Yes we do, we really like such good deals when they come from a reliable seller. Top rated plus eBay seller getitdigital (39235 ratings, 99.6% positive) has the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM on sale for $840 (click here). That’s around $200 less than usual, even with the Canon Rebates going on. As free bonus items you get an UV filter and a lens cap keeper. Free shipping and USA warranty.

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM core specs:

  • 24-105mm standard zoom lens with f/4 maximum aperture for Canon EOS SLR cameras
  • 1 Super UD glass element and 3 aspherical lenses minimize chromatic aberration and distortion
  • Ring-type USM system delivers silent but quick autofocus (AF); full-time manual focus
  • Image Stabilizer technology steadies camera shake at up to 3 stops; weighs 23.6 ounces
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant; measures 3.3 inches in diameter and 4.2 inches long; 1-year warranty

Image Stabilizer - Ideal for handheld work, IS Image Stabilizer allows use of shutter speeds up to 3-stops slower with no perceptible increase in image blur.
Fixed Aperture – With no change in aperture over the full focal length range, photographers can set exposure at the widest aperture and zoom through to 105mm without slowing shutter speed.
Super UD and Aspherical Lens Elements - Constructed with one Super-UD glass element and three aspherical lenses, this lens minimizes chromatic aberration and distortion. The result is excellent picture quality, even at wide apertures.
Ring USM - Ring USM (Ultrasonic motor) uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive responsive, near-silent high speed auto focus. Good holding torque stops the focusing lens group with precision without overshoot. Full time manual focus override is available without having to switch out of AF.
Super Spectra Coatings – Optimized Super Spectra lens coatings and lens element shaping suppress flare and ghosting – more prone to occur with digital cameras due to reflection off the image sensor. Coatings also help achieve true color balance and increase contrast for vivid hi-fidelity images.

Weight: 1.5 lb (670 g)
Length: 4.2″ (107mm)
Filter Size: 77mm
F/Stop Range: 4-22
Minimum Focus Distance: 1.48′ (0.45 m)
Magnification: 1:4.3
Angle of View: 84 – 23° (full-frame cameras)
Groups/Elements: 13/18
Maximum Diameter: 3.3″ (83.5mm)

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS


February 19, 2013
Posted in Rumors

Nippon Camera Magazine Predicts Next Canon Announcements (70D, T5i, EOS Me, 7D2, 3D)

Nippon Camera Magazine

This showed up on pentaxforums. Japanese photographic magazine Nippon Camera Magazine published a graph with supposed Canon camera names and announcement dates. These are

  • Canon EOS 70D in March
  • Canon EOS Kiss X7i (Rebel T5i/EOS 700D) in June
  • Canon EOS Me (next mirrorless camera) in July
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II in September
  • Canon EOS 3D (the mighty big megapixel DSLR) in October

What do you think?


February 19, 2013
Posted in News

$2000 Instant Rebate On Canon EOS C300 (and more cool stuff from Adorama)

cool stuff from Adorama

Today we have some cool stuff from Adorama. Adorama has an instant discount program for the Canon EOS C300 going on. Instead of $15999, the C300 is on sale for $13,999 (click here). The offer is for both the EF (click here) and PL (click here) mount versions.

Before I forget it: Adorama started a best shot contest. The price is an EOS 6D (or a camera of another brand).

Adorama also has the instant rebates program going on on selected Canon lenses and Speedlites (click here to see all items on sale). For instance:

Finally, if you have some old Canon body you want to get rid off, and if you are looking forward to get a Sony camera (you do? shame on you!), then Adorama has the right deal. For a limited time (until March 3rd), they offer a trade in-trade up special promotion when you trade in an old and even non-working camera to credit towards a new Sony RX1 and Sony RX100 (the credit applies right on the invoice). How does it work? Order a Sony RX1 (do it here) or a Sony RX100 (do it here) and email stevec@adorama.com to let Adorama know so that they can apply the trade in discount. The trade in credit is not fixed to a given amount, it depends, but in any case it is consistent enough to make it worth. For instance, when trading in a PowerShot SD1000 (even a broken one) to purchase the Sony RX100 (would cost $648) you will receive around $80 as credit for the purchase, effectively paying $568. The whole operation is quick and effortless. But do you really want to give away your Canon camera, even if it is not working? :-)

February 19, 2013
Posted in Rumors

Rumor: First Canon EOS 7D Mark II Specification Show Up

EOS 7D Mark II

The Canon EOS 7D

Canon Rumors posted what could be the first list of leaked Canon EOS 7D Mark II specs. Announcement is expected at the end of summer 2013. The specifications are impressive:

  • 24.1mp APS-C Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC V
  • 10fps
  • Dual Memory Card Slots
  • 61 AF Points
  • 3.2″ LCD
  • Build quality like 5D3
  • GPS & Wifi
  • $2199
  • ISO Performance to get close to the 5D3
  • “Lots of video features”

Apparently there are up to three prototypes out in the wild and undergoing testing. The published specs may belong to one of the three prototypes. A new kind of APS-C sensor is said to be featured on the EOS 7D Mark II, with a resolution of 24MP. But the sensor specs may change since Canon could be testing different sensor before deciding which one to feature on the EOS 7D Mark III.

If the specs are what we will get, and if Canon manages to deliver what the specs promise, then the EOS 7D Mark II will be a real winner camera.

Canon EOS 7D price check: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, J&R, Digitalrev, Borrow Lenses, eBay

[via CR]

February 19, 2013
Posted in News

Want To Win A Canon EOS 6D? Read Here How To

Win A Canon EOS 6D

Adorama started a best shot contest, you can win a Canon EOS 6D (or Nikon D600) as final price.

It is easy to take part to the contest, these are the rules:

We are constantly impressed by the photographic talents of our customers, so we’re asking you to show us your best shot of 2012. Everyone is welcomed to participate and no purchase is necessary. Simply post your image to the AdoramaPix Facebook wall and send a high resolution image to ybs2012@adoramapix.com. So what are you waiting for? Your talent could win you a pro DSLR.

Entries are due by March 17th, 2013. Contest details are available on our blog.

Get Started

*PS: All submissions should be posted to the AdoramaPix Facebook page or emailed to ybs2012@adoramapix.com. If you’re not on Facebook just email us your image and say that in your email. We will post the image on our wall with your credits.

Win A Canon EOS 6D

The price of the EOS 6D has gone down to $1899  (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) for the body only, and to $2499 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) for the 6D with the EF 24-105 f/4L IS lens.

Canon EOS 6D price check: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, J&R, Digitalrev, Borrow Lenses, eBay