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Phil Steele Lightroom Made Easy

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24 June 2017, Saturday

NEW: Full-Frame Ultrawides Compared.

A comparison of today's hottest full-frame ultrawides. The good news is that ever since 2007, all these lenses have had superb optical performance.

 

Sony 12-24mm f/4 G

Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G.

NEW: Sony 12-24mm f/4 G Review.

An awesome lens with flawless optical performance, a total winner for Sony!

 

Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 FE GM

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM.

NEW: Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Review.

Another awesome lens with flawless optical performance.

 

Deals

Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine for Canon - $419.95.

Rokinon 50mm T1.5 Cine DS for Nikon - $349.95.

Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 for Sony E - $349.95.

Rokinon 35mm f/1.4 for Olympus E - $299.95.

Panasonic GX85 w/12-32mm, free $100 Gift Card & 45-150mm Lens - $697.99.

Canon SX540 HS - Price in Cart $349.95.

Canon MF726CDW Color Laser Printer - $259.99.

Dell XPS 13.3" InfinityEdge Touch Notebook - $1,099 with Free Shipping.

 

Video

My friend Phil Steele has a new video talking about UV Filters. Here's also my page about Filters.

 

23 June 2017, Friday

Tamron 18-400mm

Tamron 18~400mm.

NEW: Tamron 18-400mm.

For APS-C.

 

New 14mm f/1.8 Ultrawide from Sigma

14mm f/1.8 ART full-frame.

World's first f/1.8 14mm ultrawide.

 

New From Think Tank Bags

SKB Modular hard cases.

Summer Sale: Up to 30% off on loads of things at the Outlet Center. My favorites there are the leather Retrospective bags.

Here's the niftiest part: since you know me, you get a free gift and free shipping with your order.

 

Light Sale

Save $200 on the Orlit Rovelight RT 610 HSS TTL Monolight with On Board Power (Bowens Mount) - $499.95 with Free Shipping, with TTL transmitter for Canon and for Nikon. Usually sells for the same price without TTL Transmitter.

 

21 June 2017, Wednesday

NEW: Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4

Manual focus, 72mm filters and straight 9-bladed diaphragm..

The Nikon version is an AI-P style lens with a CPU chip and an aperture ring to work with almost every digital and 35mm Nikon. Also at B&H.

It also comes in Canon EOS Mount, also at B&H, and is manual-focus only.

 

16 June 2017, Friday

Nikon 100th Anniversary

Nikon has some special editions, expected to ship around 26 July 2017:

Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition, also at Adorama.

Nikon D500 100th Anniversary Edition, also at Adorama.

Nikon 70-200/2.8 FL 100th Anniversary Edition, also at Adorama.

Nikon 100th Anniversary Edition 3-lens set , also at Adorama.

Nikon 100th Anniversary Edition Leather Case.

Nikon 100th Anniversary Edition Leather Strap.

100th Anniversary Miniature Nikon F.

100th Anniversary Pin Collection.

 

Nikon 16-35mm f/4 VR

Nikon 16-35mm VR.

Updated: Nikon 16-35mm VR Review.

I brought this page up to modern high-resolution standards.

 

Weekend Deals

Panasonic GX85 w/12-32mm - $697.99  in Black  or in  Silver. Includes: also the Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4.0-5.6 ASPH Lens  and a $100 Adorama Gift Card!

 

Rokinon and Samyang Weekend Specials includes 2% rewards and free shipping:

Rokinon 12mm F/2 Ultra Wide, Sony E Mount  - $289

Rokinon 12mm f/2 for Fuji - $289

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye for Canon - $199

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 for Nikon - $229

Rokinon 50mm T1.5 Cine for Canon - $399

Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine for Canon EF - $399

Samyang 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Manual Focus Lens 

Nikon with Chip - $229

Sony E-Mount - $279

Canon Mount - $279

 

SLR Magic 25mm T0.95 Cine, Micro Four Thirds  - $299.95.

X-Rite ColorMunki Monitor Calibration - $99

Dell Inspiron 7000 Series 15.6" Notebook - $679.00

 

15 June 2017, Thursday

Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 FE GM Review

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS.

NEW: Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Review.

 

Canon 70-200mm f/4

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L USM.

Updated: Canon 70-200mm f/4 L USM

I updated my page to modern broadcast standards. This is a $599 bargain, with great optics and construction quality, including a fluorite element, at a low price but with no image stabilization. This is a lens for people who use a tripod or shoot in good light and don't need IS and want the smallest, sharpest lens they can get.

 

Deal: Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ OLED Monitor & Recorder, HD/2K/UHD/4K Recording over HDMI or SDI: $1,495, was $1,795.

 

Deal: Atomos Shogun Studio 4K: $2,495; was $3,495. It's a 7.1" Shogun Studio 4K HDMI/12G-SDI HD Monitor & Recorder.

 

14 June 2017, Wednesday

B&H Father's Day Sales.

 

New video about new videos

My friend Phil Steele has a new video showing the Zhiyun Smooth 3 stabilized iPhone support. This gizmo holds your phone as you move it around and keeps it pointed in the same direction the whole time.

 

13 June 2017, Tuesday

SLR Magic Sale

8mm f/4 for Micro Four Thirds - $269 (Reg Price $349)

17mm T1.6 Micro Four Thirds & 52mm MK II Variable Neutral Density 0.7 to 1.8 Filter - $299 (Reg Price $499)

35mm T 0.95 Hyperprime Cine Lens  - $899 (Reg Price $899)
Micro 4/3 Mount 
E Mount  

50mm T 0.95 Hyperprime Cine Lens, Micro Four Thirds - $699 (Reg Price $999)

50mm F1.1 Cine, Sony FE Mount - $279 (Reg Price $399)

Cine 75mm F/1.4, Sony E-Mount - $349 (Reg Price $499)

Anamorphot 1.33x 40 Anamorphic Adapter for M4/3 and Super 35/APS-C - $639 (Reg Price $799)

APO Hyperprime Cine 50mm T2.1 PL Mount - $1529 (Reg Price $1799)

50mm T2.8 2x Anamorphot-CINE, M4/3 - $2599 (Reg price $3099)

50mm T2.8 1.33x Anamorphot CINE, PL Mount - $5499 (Reg Price $6499)

52mm MK II Variable Neutral Density Filter - 0.7 to 1.8 (2.3 to 6 stops) - $109 (Reg Price $159)

62mm MK II Variable ND, 2.3 to 6 stops - $119 (Reg Price $169)

77mm MK II Variable ND, 2.3 to 6 stops - $129 (Reg Price $179)

82mm MK II Variable ND, 2.3 to 6 stops - $139 (Reg Price $189)

 

09 June 2017, Friday

Sony A9

Sony A9 and 24-70mm f/2.8 GM.

NEW: Sony A9 Review.

NEW: Sony A9 User's Guide.

I'm impressed; the A9 is better than the hype. It silently shoots at 20 FPS, and does it with superb autofocus. It's a new chapter in photography.

I love how Sony is actually innovating. After seeing mostly devolution from Nikon as they've been fading away the past few years, I love seeing a company take a problem by the horns and innovate the heck out of it.

The A9 has a new kind of sensor that lets them pull images off the sensor much, much faster than ever, also giving a live EVF view that doesn't stutter or even need to blink as we shoot.

For high-speed shooting, there is nothing like the A9 — and it only costs 2/3 of what the slower, louder pro DSLRs do.

Bravo, Sony!

 

Sale: MacBooks on Sale.

 

07 June 2017, Wednesday

New from Apple

Here's the new Mac OS High Sierra, iOS 11, watch OS 4, iMac Pro, iMacs, iPad Pro and HomePod.

 

Deals

Most with free shipping:

Canon PRO-2000 24" Professional Printer - $1,999.99.

Panasonic G7 w/14-42mm - $497.99.

Vanguard Carbon Fiber Monopod - $79.99.

Westcott WrapAround Dimmable LED Light w/Spare Battery - $489.99.

Cineo Remote Phosphor LED Lighting Kit, 3200 & 5600 Panels - $309.99.

Brenthaven Collins Slim Briefcase - $29.99.

Sony PXW-FS5 4K XDCAM Camera : Body only  - $4,749 after rebate, w/18-105mm E-Mount Zoom f/4 G OSS Lens - $5,249 after rebate.

Fender PM-2 Acoustic Guitar - $499.

Fostex TH-900 Mk 2 Headphones - $949.99.

Blue Microphones Snowball USB Condenser Microphone - $37.99 after MIR.

Dell Alienware 13 R3 13.3" Notebook - $1,249.00.

Ricoh SP C250SF Color Laser Printer - $134.99.

 

06 June 2017, Tuesday

Nikon Sale

Nikon Sale. All come with filters, software, and lens cleaning accessories, and ship free.

Nikon 24mm f/1.4G: $1,796.95, and includes a Tiffen 77mm UV filter and Corel software.

Nikon 50mm f/1.8G: $176.95 and includes a 58mm Filter Kit and Corel software.

Nikon 40mm f/2.8G Micro: $246.95 and includes a 52mm filter and Corel software.

Nikon 10-24mm: $796.95 and includes a 77mm Slim Filter and Corel software.

Nikon 16-35mm VR: $996.95 and includes a 77mm filter and Corel software.

Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8 DX: $1,196.95 and includes a 77mm slim filter and Corel software.

Nikon 35mm f/1.4G: $1,496.95 and includes a 67mm Filter Kit and Corel software.

Nikon 80-400mm VR: $2,096.95 aand includes a 77mm Filter Kit and Corel software Kit.

Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E VR: $2,196.95 aand includes an 82mm Filter Kit and Corel software.

 

Fuji Sale

Fujifilm X-Pro2: Add the lens you want ansd save $300:
Add XF 35mm F/2 R WR LENS - $1,799.90
Add 23mm XF Lens - $1,849.90
Add XF50 mm F/2 R WR LENS - $1,849.90

X-T2 with Vertical Power Booster Grip: Add the Power Grip  and Save $230
Black - $1,699.94 With Free Accessories 
Graphite Silver Edition - $1,899.94 
18-55mm Kit- $1,999.94  

X-T2 VERTICAL POWER BOOSTER GRIP - $229.99  

Save $450 on the Fujifilm XF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens w/Free Accessory Bundle -   $1,899.95 Add the teleconverter for FREE
Add XF2X TC WR Teleconverter FREE
Add XF1.4X TC WR Teleconverter FREE 

Save $500 on the XT1
X-T1 Body Black - $799.95  
X-T1 Body Graphite Silver - $999.95 
X-T1 Kit with XF 18-55mm Lens - $1,199.95  

Save $200 X100T with Free RODE Video MIC- $1,099.95 
Silver  - Black 

Save $200 on the Fujifilm X-T10 Mirrorless Body With Free Accessory Package
Black  - $599.95 
Silver  $599.95 
X-T10 with 18-55mm OIS Lens Silver - $899.95  
X-T10 with 18-55mm OIS Lens Black - $899.95  
X-T10 with XC16-50mm Lens Kit - $699.95  

 

Rokinon Deals

12mm f/2 APS-C On Sale Today Only.

35mm f/2.8 AF for Sony E on sale today only.

 

03 June 2017, Saturday

New: Funinon 50-135mm T2.9 cine lens in Sony E-mount.

 

02 June 2017, Friday

Tokina 300mm f/2.8

Tokina 300mm f/2.8 AF AT-X.

NEW: Tokina 300mm f/2.8 AT-X AF.

 

01 June 2017, Thursday

Nikon 28mm f/1.4 E

Nikon 28mm f/1.4E.

NEW: Nikon 28mm f/1.4 E FX.

 

Canon EOS M6

Canon EOS M6 and EF-M 15-45mm IS STM.

NEW: Canon EOS M6 Review.

 

Canon EVF-DC2

Canon EVF-DC2.

NEW: Canon EVF-DC2 Review.

 

What Was New in:

May 2017: Nikon 10-20mm DX VR, Nikon 8-15mm FX Fisheye, Canon 77D Review, Canon Rebel T7i Review, Canon 18-55mm IS STM Review, Springtime in Yosemite, Irix 15mm f/2.4 Review, Sony 16-35/2.8 GM, Sony 12-24/4 G, Fuji X100F Review, Laowa 12mm Review, Olympus TG-5.

March & April 2017: Nikon D7500, Nikon 19mm PC-E review, Nikon D3400 review, Sony A7 Mk II review, Nikon D5600 review.

February 2017: Canon 77D, Canon Rebel T7i, Canon EOS M6, Sony 24-70/2.8 GM, Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM , Sony 70-200mm f/4 G OSS, Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS, Sony FE 85mm f/1.8.

January 2017: LEICA M10, Fujifilm GFX 50S, Fujifilm X100F, Nikon D5600.

November & December 2016: Fuji X-A10.

September & October 2016: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 FL, Nikon 19mm PC-E, Sony A6500, Sony RX100 Mk V, Sony Alpha 99 II, Canon EOS M5, Canon EF 70-300 IS II USM, Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro.

July & August 2016: Canon 5D Mk IV, 16-35 IS II, 24-105 IS II, Nikon D3400, Nikon 105mm f/1.4, Fuji XT-2.

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