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camera straps is now giving away 50 models of the new Sniper-Strap PRO to photo clubs.
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The SUNBOUNCE “BOUNCE-WALL” is a compact system consisting of a supporting arm, flexible bracket and replaceable reflectors; it is simply screwed into the tripod thread of the camera. With the “BOUNCE-WALL”, the detachable flash becomes a creative professional tool - and it only takes seconds. No more nonsense "over the ceiling flash" or unimaginative straight-ahead flashes: the “BOUNCE-WALL” frees the photographer from the light constraints on location. Expressive, indirect, illumination can be achieved without an assistant or much effort. With the exchangeable reflectors in proven SUNBOUNCE quality, the tone of the main light can be controlled - ideal for soft portraits and targeted lightening of foregrounds.
On Saturday, September 17th, 2011 the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) will hold “Take a Shot: A Digital Photography Symposium,” the center’s first annual day-long seminar for photography enthusiasts, practitioners, or simply those wishing to learn more about the many styles and techniques involved in the art. Open to students of all levels, the symposium is designed to provide information and technique sharing through various interactive and intensive workshops taught by some of the most recognized photographers in New England.
Stan Tamarkin, renowned Leica expert, retailer and historian, along with partner Dean Bertoldi, award winning designer, professional photographer and marketer, are proud to introduce Tamarkin & Bertoldi Vintage Auctions LLC, an auction company dedicated to providing vintage photographic and horologic products to collectors and investors worldwide. Their combined expertise will be used to expand on the already successful Tamarkin Photographica—a rare camera auction business started by Stan in 1996. Stan and Dean will remain committed to providing personal service, appraisals and guidance to both sellers and buyers of their investment quality offerings.
The Tamarkin & Bertoldi Spring auction of rare cameras, lenses, and accessories will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2012 in Woodbridge, Connecticut. This auction will be especially attractive to Leica collectors because the auction includes a wonderful collection including a black Leica MP, a chrome Leica MP, and two Leica 250Reporter cameras.
Tamarkin & Bertoldi Vintage Auctions held their 29th rare camera auction last weekend which was held over two days. There were 549 lots offered and included vintage camera gear from Leica, Rolleiflex, Nikon rangefinder, and other famous marques.
Featured in the auction was a like new black enamel Leica M2 that sold for over $39,000 (including buyer’s fee), a 15mm Hologon f8 lens that was hammered down for over $15,000, and a 1937 Leica 250 GG Reporter for $6,000. Another extremely interesting sale was the mounted Minox Sales Display from the 1960s that sold for over $3,700.
Stan Tamarkin's rare camera auction on Sunday, October 30 will feature an original Leica Gun (Leica Code: RIFLE). It is complete and in beautiful condition. The pre-auction estimate is $65,000 - $100,000. The Leica Gun only comes on the market rarely.
Their next rare camera auction will be February 20, 2011 in Woodbridge, Connecticut. Featured items will be a Leica B Dial Set Compur, Leica 250 Reporter, black Leica M3, a black Nikon SP, an unused black Leica M2 in the box, a black Summarex, and many other rare and unusual pieces.
The Rally 5 bag provides a method of carrying camera gear, accessories, and a laptop, without advertising what’s inside, allowing you to carry your photo equipment safely and discreetly. Inside, a completely foam-padded compartment protects a DSLR with a lens attached up to 6”, additional lenses (including some 70-200mm f/2.8) and a flash. The interior, foam-padded compartment holds an iPad or most 10.1” screen laptops. A zippered front pocket with paraphernalia pockets inside keeps accessories and personal items organized and handy, while a spacious open pocket in the back is the ideal place to keep a manual, notepad or map.
Tamron Co., Ltd. has introduced the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC lens. The new high-power all-in-one zoom lens is designed for the Sony NEX (E-mount) series of interchangeable-lens, lightweight and compact digital cameras. The lens will begin shipping in the U.S. December 15, 2011.
Tamron has created a high-power all-in-one zoom lens that is compact and lightweight, featuring a 62mm filter and weighing only 16.2 oz., while at the same time delivering superlative image quality. This compact size lets users easily shoot across an extended range - from wide-angle to full telephoto - with just one lens. Converted to the coverage of the 35mm format, this is equivalent to a range of 27mm wide-angle up to 300mm full telephoto.