5DayDeal Video Creator Bundle Sale Now Live at $89 (instead of $1700)

5daydeal

The 5DayDeal Video Creator Bundle deal is now available. Get educational material, software, work/editing tools and more worth over $1,700 at just $89. The deal lasts only 5 days.

You get over 1320 minutes of training, 357 LUTs, ebooks and practice files, and 97 tutorial videos.

The 5DayDeal special offer includes:

ProductContributorRetail Value
Credit Pack from Hurlbut Academy (175 credits)Shane Hurlbut, ASC$175
Final Cut Pro X Editing WorkflowParker Walbeck$129
Cinema Grade Pro for MacDenver Riddle$149
EXTINCTION: Sci-Fi Weapons FXTim Connolly + Ryan Connolly$95
Action Elements Pack [5K Studio Quality Effects]Jordy Vandeput$97
ColorClarity for MacCrumplePop .com$99
Learn Adobe After Effects CC 2019 for BeginnersJordy Vandeput$100
Lighting Secrets Workshop + 76 Cinematic Lighting SetupsEric Thayne$214
Practical Filmmaking with Barry AnderssonBarry Andersson$249.00
Living Pictures MasterclassElyan Parker$97
How To Interview Like A BossFrederick Van Johnson$99
The Complete Background Music PackPleasant Pictures Music Club$99
Serge Ramelli Signature Portrait & Light LUTs CollectionSerge Ramelli$97
Serge Ramelli Signature Urban & Landscape LUTs CollectionSerge Ramelli$97

Canon Announced New PIXMA G-Series MegaTank Printers (starting $250)

Pixma G-series

The new PIXMA G-series printers are available today, with the PIXMA G6020 All-In-One Printer available for $299.99 and the PIXMA G5020 MegaTank Single Function Printer for $249.99.

Pre-order: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon

Press release:

Ease And Convenience Is Now Synonymous With Your Printer: Canon Announces Two New PIXMA G-Series MegaTank Printers

Providing Wireless1 Connectivity, Now is the Time to Upgrade Your Printer to a Continuous Ink Supply System

MELVILLE, NY, June 6, 2019 – In a time where it seems like digital is king, we cannot forget that 69% of Americans feel overwhelmed about the constant barrage of digital information2. It’s time to bring it back to basics and embrace the benefits of print. In that spirit, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the new PIXMA G6020 All-In-One Printer and the PIXMA G5020 MegaTank Single-Function Printer. These new PIXMA G-series MegaTank printers are further extending the current lineup and are ideal for high-print volume printing with low maintenance.

The magic of PIXMA G-series MegaTank printers lies with the continuous ink supply system. Boasting ink bottles with spill-resistant tops, the printer system is designed to provide seamless and clean usability at home and in the office. With black ink providing up to 6,000 pages3 per bottle and total color ink combination providing up to 7,700 pages3, the printers provide a high-page yield, making them cost-effective and convenient for the consumer. Further adding to the flexibility and convenience of the two new MegaTank models is automatic two-sided printing along with a 350 page paper capacity when using both the front and rear trays. In addition, these two new printers feature faster print speeds than the previous generation of MegaTank printers, producing 13 impressions per minute (“IPM”) for black and white4 and 6.8 IPM for color4

“Listening to our customer’s printing needs is a top priority for our company as we continue to bring new innovations to our products and the marketplace, ” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “I am confident that today’s product introductions will deliver upon the needs for a continuous ink system and easier wireless technology.”

The PIXMA G6020 and PIXMA G5020 printers both feature wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi®1 and, for users of compatible mobile devices, the added benefit of access to the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app5, allowing for easy setup and basic operations on compatible smartphone devices. Through the Canon PRINT app, users can easily access PIXMA Cloud Link6 to print photos and documents from popular online social platforms and services, such as Instagram®, Facebook®, Twitter®, Flickr®, Photobucket®, Dropbox®, Evernote®, Google Drive™ and Microsoft® OneDrive®. 

The PIXMA G6020 printer also supports the Apple AirPrint® software feature7 and the Google Cloud Print™ web printing service8 for printing from the Gmail™ email service and the Google Docs™ web-based word processing program8 on a compatible mobile device and from the Google Chrome™ browser for Mac®, Windows®, Linux® and Chrome OS™ operating systems.

The new PIXMA G-series printers are available today, with the PIXMA G6020 All-In-One Printer available for $299.999and the PIXMA G5020 MegaTank Single Function Printer for $249.999. For more information and a detailed listing of all product features, please visit: shop.usa.canon.com/gseries.

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 In Stock and Ready to Ship

Zeiss Otus 100mm

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Nine Low Dispersion Elements
  • Apochromatic Sonnar Optical Design
  • ZEISS T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Floating Elements System
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Anodized Metal Barrel, Rubber Focus Ring

The new Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 is in stock and ready to ship at major retailers. Check the links below. Not an inexpensive lens, though.

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Canada: Amazon Canada, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Canon Canada, KEH Camera
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR, Canon France
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Canon Deutschland
United Kingdom/Ireland: Amazon UK, Park Cameras, Wex Photo Video, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Canon UK
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay, Adorama, KEH Camera, Canon USA

7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens For Canon EOS M Mirrorless Released

7artisans 60mm F/2.8

7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro at a glance:

  • Focal length:60mm
  • Frame Type:APS-C
  • Lens material:metal
  • Weight :550g
  • Lens size :66mm*100mm
  • Aperture ring :De-Clicked aperture
  • Filter size :39mm
  • Maximum aperture :F2.8
  • Angle of view :25°
  • Lens construction :8 elements in 7 groups
  • Blades Number :10pcs
  • Focusing method :Manual focusing
  • Closest focus :26cm
  • Lens anti-shake :Without anti-shake

7Artisans released the 7Artisans 60mm f2.8 lens For Canon EOS M mirrorless systems (and others too).

The 7Artisans 60mm F2.8 Macro manual lens contains 8 elements in 7 groups. The floating system on the front glass can guarantee the excellent image quality at infinity and 1:1 macro condition. Even the macro scene is really small, you can also use a extension accessory to get a 2:1 to 3:1 macro image.

You can pre-order the 7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro for $159 at Amazon US | Adorama | Amazon Germany (they list it as for RF mount, but it’s not) | Amazon UK

KamLan 50mm f/1.1 II Lens for Canon EOS M Released

Kamlan 50mm

The KamLan 50mm f/1.1 II lens for mirrorless systems has been officially released. It sells at $159.99 and can be pre-ordered at Adorama or KickStarter

The “Kamlan 50mm F1.1 MK2 APS-C lens” has a super large, bright f/1.1 aperture with 11 circular aperture iris that allows for great results in extreme low light conditions and also the ability to create beautifully creamy backgrounds. Brand new optical design can help you get great sharpness in all aperture range.

One of the key strengths of the Kamland 50mm f/1.1 MK2 is its high degree of color accuracy and richness. Unlike some normal large lenses, it does not introduce too much color cast to images but instead delivers a neutral, accurate color rendition even wide open. You can easily create great 3D effect and rich sense of atmosphere for your images.

Kamlan 50mm F1.1 MK2 features with dual high index of refraction  element groups. It can calibrate the spherical aberration effectively. The result is your images will be sharp from minimum distance to infinity.

Further extending the flexibility of the lens is the ability focus down to just 0.4m (1.3ft), allowing you to fill the frame with your subject and throw the background dramatically out of focus.

Kamlan 50mm F1.1 MK2 features a larger diameter element with  high index of refraction glass to help eliminate the onion rings. The whole defocus area is smooth and creamy.

kamlan 50mm
kamlan 50mm
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Canon Is Not Giving You A “Professional Photographer” Certificate If You Buy A Camera Over $599

Canon

A few sites brought a news they obviously got wrong.

Satirical site The Babylon Bee reported that Canon will hand out a “professional photographer” certificate with any camera that costs more than $599.

The faked press release states:

If you spend at least $599 on a camera, you’re instantly transformed into a professional photographer, and now you have the documentation to prove it. In a lot of professions, you have to take classes or practice for years before you truly become a professional, but not in photography. Just buy one of our budget to mid-range cameras, and you’re in.”

Well, some people took this for real ;-)