A guest blog for PixSylated by Peter Read Miller, Canon Explorer of Light
Last summer, while on assignment for Sports Illustrated at the London Olympics, I was one of the lucky handful of photographers who were given a pre-production version of Canon’s [...]
B&H is offering special discounts on several of the most popular Canon L-series lenses. Most of these deals will expire at the end of the week. Click through on the links below for details.
16-35mm f/2.8L II $1,399 (normally $1,699)
Here are five Cyber Monday deals (and 1 everyday deal) that I think are too good not to share. Don’t dawdle. Most of these deals are good today only.
Bolt CBP-C1 Compact Battery Pack – $54.95 (SAVE $20.00) These are the external battery packs that I use with my Speedlites. I [...]
Speedliter’s Intensive – my all-day seminar on flash photography will travel to seven more cities before the end of the year. Use the discount code PX25 to save $25. San Francisco (Dec 1), Seattle (Dec 7),
Here is the first of two videos that we shot this week while I was evaluating Canon’s new 600EX-RT Speedlite and the ST-E3-RT Speedlite Transmitter. Go with me on location for a series of quick shoots where I put the new gear to the test indoors and outside. Later, in Part Two, I’ll take you [...]
A new generation of Canon pro cameras was announced today. In short, it’s a turbo-charged (dual Digic 5), full-sensor, 1D body. Shipping will start in late March, 2012. Street price will be about $6,800. I’ll pre-order one as soon as I have the opportunity.
I’ve avoided the 1D line mostly…renting a 1D Mk [...]
I realize that one post on Facebook does not necessarily represent the official view of an entire multi-national corporation. I also realize that marketing people have kids to feed and bills to pay, just like I do. Still, I can’t let this pass without comment.
Make no mistake. The brand of gear you use has [...]
Over the years, I’ve rented a lot of gear from many different sources. Now, my go-to rental house is BorrowLenses.com. They rent a wide range of Canon cameras, lenses, and Speedlites at great prices. They also rent gear from Nikon, Leica, Sony, and other major manufacturers, plus video, audio, and lighting gear. The [...]
I’ve just been stunned and inspired by the virtuosity of Jake Simabukuro. So much so that I have to share this blast of inspiration with you. Jake is not a photographer — at least not that I know of. Rather, he is a ukelele player.
That’s right, Jake plays the most humble and, I [...]
I’ll wager that the part about off-camera flash that photographers hate the most is the connection between the Speedlite and the lightstand. Yes, I’m talking about you, Mr. Coldshoe. Either you’re made of metal (which can short out the pins on the bottom of my flash) or you’re made of plastic [...]
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