In addition to the Canon Double Instant Rebates that are currently running, Canon also extended its DSLR and lens bundle rebates for up to $400 off a DSLR and lens combo. These apply to the 7D, 60D and Rebel series for DSLRs. More details here at B&H.
In addition to the $200 off sale price, you also get a free accessory (like a spare battery or CF card) when you click the “Buy Together and Save” link.
Details here at B&H Photo.
The Satechi WTR-A Wireless Timer Remote this a third-party remote that is designed to work on most Canon DSLRs (including the 5D Mark III) in place of the RS-80N3. It also offers intervalometer functions for timelapse photography. The remote gives you wireless functionality up to 50-feet away.
Satechi WTR-A is now available on Amazon for $59.99.
More details in the press release below. [Read more...]
There are lots of improvements on the still image capture side, including bumping the max RAW burst to 26 images (up from 15 consecutive images). That’s a pretty big bump in write speed, so I’m curious to know what Canon’s doing with the 7D since it received an upgrade for UDMA Mode 7 CF card support last year.
One biggie for all the HDSLR shooters out there is the addition of manual audio level controls. It seems a little late in the 7D’s game to add this and all the other goodies to the camera, given that it is almost 3 years old (it was announced on September 1, 2009). So maybe Canon is pushing for a final surge in 7D sales before the camera is replaced, or maybe Canon is looking to extend the life of the camera well beyond the typical 3-year mark for pro-level cameras?
Other additions include: [Read more...]
The Armor Mini Rig is a slightly different take on some of the traditional HDSLR cages out there. I’ve been using an Armor Mini Rig that Varavon sent me to check out with my 5D Mark II for a couple of months now. In short, it’s a nice, affordable cage that can be a solid foundation for a decent rig. [Read more...]