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Canon EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM 1.4x Lens

Canon announced their new EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM 1.4x lens priced at $11799.00 (the case is sold separately for $649). The shipping date is listed as June 30th, 2013. Specifications Focal Length & Maximum Aperture Built-in extender at 1x: 200–400mm, 1:4.0 Built-in extender at 1.4x: 280–560mm, 1:5.6 Lens Construction Built-in extender at 1x: 25 […]

Adobe Lightroom 5.0 Beta Released

Adobe Lightroom 5.0 has released their Beta version which happened just recently. If you are a LightRoom user I think you will be impressed with some of the new features that will be available. They have added more robust healing options, the ability to create off-center vignettes, and a one-click auto perspective correction tool which […]

Most Expensive Lens

most expensive lens

A Leica camera from 1923 became the world’s most expensive camera earlier this year when it was auctioned for a staggering $2.79 million. The world’s most expensive lens has a similar price tag… and is also a Leica. The Leica APO-Telyt-R 1:5.6/1600mm, pictured above, is a massive telephoto lens that dwarfs any Leica camera that […]

Counterfeit Memory Cards

I came across an article from PetaPixel in regards to a shooter from Japan who felt his new cards were a bit sluggish. The article was dated on November 9, 2012. The new 60MB/s card that he purchased from Amazon were actually slower than his old 45MB/s card. Another bit of disturbing information is that […]

GoPro HERO 3 Black Edition

GoPro, the action camera maker, has refreshed its entire range, including the addition of the 4k-capable Hero 3 Black Edition. The existing Hero HD and Hero 2 models have essentially been re-housed in smaller cases with updated user interfaces and will sit alongside the Black Edition as the White and Silver Editions, respectively. The Hero […]

Lost and Found

It’s hard not to be a little jaded the Saturday after Thanksgiving, when all that gratitude has been expressed and the deep, deep regret about how much you ate has set in. Fortunately, while your immediate family has once again disappointed you with their politics and green bean casserole, your larger, human family can restore […]

Equipment Sale

Fujinon-W 1:6.7 f=250mm Large Format Lens I have some large format equipment for sale and will start my listing with this Fujinon lens. This lens will cover 4×5 as well as 8×10. This lens was mainly used for commercial work so it never got hauled around from one location to the next. I am asking […]

The needed, the desirable and the stuff that you just want

There are several categories of camera gear available: there’s the needed, the desirable, and then there’s the stuff that you just want. Here’s a selection of equipment that becomes a want and not a need.