The Canon 5D Mark IV just got its first official instant rebate and is now available for $3299 (reg. $3499). The deal at B&H includes a free spare battery, camera bag and 64GB memory card. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
NAB 2017 is a very video-centric tradeshow. Today, however, I walked away with a striking impression of the photo industry. As the digital camera market becomes more and more niche, the benefit for manufacturers is that consumers in the market become more and more specific to the features and tech they want in their cameras.
As I sat in the Blackmagic Design press conference this morning, I was impressed with the company’s advances with Da Vinca Resolve 14, its new ATEM Television Studio Pro HD and Bluetooth features for the Ursa Mini Pro. However, the thing that struck me the most during the press event was the sheer number of Sony mirrorless camera users in the room. Not only that, but also the ratio of Sony mirrorless users to DSLR users. [Read more…]
Canon adds a new macro lens to its APS-C DSLR line with the new EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM lens. The new macro lens features built-in Macro Lites around the front element. The lights can be configured to illuminate only the left or right side, or both sides for a typical ring light illumination. [Read more…]
The Canon PowerShot G9X is now available for $399 (orig. $529). If you aren’t familiar with the G9X, it is a point-and-shoot camera with a 20MP 1″ class sensor. It is poised to compete against the Sony RX100 series and, at $399, is finally priced right to do so. You can find it at the new sale price here at B&H Photo and here on Amazon.com.