Want To Play With An EOS C300? There Is An App For That!

Thinking about getting an EOS C300 but $15,999 do really not fit into your budget? Or maybe you just want to play around with the settings (or mess them up) to learn the EOS C300 before taking the decision to buy or not? There is an app for that! Canon provided a nice menu simulator for the C300 (click here). A pretty useful tools that lets you move through the menu(s) and select the various buttons on the device.

[negativespaces via abelcine]

[ebook] Free Adobe Lightroom3 eBook (German)

Another post for our German visitors. Publisher d-punkt is offering this book for free since a new edition covering LR4 will be available by the end of the month. Although the book covers the precedent release of LR, it remains useful. Lot of things (and work-flow steps) didn’t change from LR3 to LR4, hence the book is still a good introduction to LR. All aspects of the photographic work-flow are contemplated. Click here to download the book.

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[Humor] The “2012 World Photo Games” – Do Some Sports With Your Gear


This is just a little & funny video that fakes some sort of “Photographic Olympics”. “photographic” not because the best existing gear is used to shot pics, but because the gear is used to do the game. So, while you are waiting for the Summer Olympics in London to start, you may fantasize on what you could/would/may/will do to your photographic gear next time a picture doesn’t come out as you wanted, or you missed the shot of your life. The video was made by Canada based seller The Camera Store, and – no! – no working gear was used in the video. :-) This is not the first video of the sort made by these guys. You can watch an older one below. Have fun, and a nice day (or night)!

 [via Rob Galbraith via IR]

[Pre-order] EOS 5D Mark III Available for Pre-Order at Amazon Germany

Hallo an Alle! Amazon Germany has the EOS 5D Mark III (body only) ready for pre-order for €3.299 (click here). No word about when it will ship. Click here for a review in German. More EOS 5D Mark III info in German: heise.de (click here), digitalkamera.de (click here), testberichte.de (click here).

World-wide order/pre-order options:

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[Software] LightRoom 4.1 is out, Supports EOS 5D3, 1D-X, 60Da and Powershot G1 X

Adobe just released the first major update to the latest iteration of Lightroom, it’s release 4.1 [thanks for the anonymous indication, but the post was already scheduled]. There are many bug fixes, and some added cameras and lenses. The new supported Canon cameras are the EOS 5D Mark III, the EOS-1D X, the EOS 60Da and the PowerShot G1 X. The newly supported lenses are the CanonEF 35mm f/2, Sigma APO 50-150mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM, Tokina AT-X 107 AF DX Fish-Eye 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5Tokina AT-X PRO FX 16-28mm f/2.8 and Tokina AT-X PRO FX 17-35mm f/4. Lightroom 4 was reviewed by DPreview (click here).

Download Lightroom 4.1 update for Windows (click here) and for Mac (click here). Together with the LR update, Adobe released updates for Adobe Camera Raw (ver. 7.1, Windows and Mac) and Adobe DNG Converter (rel. 7.1, Windows and Mac)

Adobe Lightroom 4.1 order options: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA

 Press release:

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