Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Canon Instant rebates on SLR (EOS), Powershot cameras & lenses, Flashes


Canon has its seasonal rebate program currently for selected EOS and Powershot cameras and lens. Thanks to canon learning from its past mistakes, most of the rebates are instant and not mail-in

  • EOS Special Instant Rebate
    • Save up to $200 on select Canon EOS (SLR) camera lens kits and EF and EF-S lenses.
    • Valid from November 1, 2009 - November 21, 2009
    • Details
    • Qualifying Products:
      EOS Rebel T1i EF-S 18-55mm IS Kit
      EOS Rebel XSi EF-S 18-55IS Kit
      EOS Rebel XS 18-55IS Kit
      EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM
      EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
      EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS

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  • EOS & PowerShot Loyalty Program
    • $50 mail-in rebate is available if you purchase and register a Rebel XS, XSi, T1i, 50D, 7D or 5D Mark II; or a $20 mail-in rebate is available if you purchase and register a PowerShot camera*
    • Valid From October 12, 2009 and December 31, 2009
    • Details
    • Qualifying Products:
      PowerShot G11
      PowerShot G10
      PowerShot S90
      PowerShot SX1 IS
      PowerShot SX20 IS
      PowerShot SX200 IS
      PowerShot SX120 IS
      PowerShot D10
      PowerShot SD970 IS
      PowerShot SD980 IS
      PowerShot SD960 IS
      PowerShot SD940 IS
      PowerShot SD780 IS
      PowerShot SD1200 IS
      PowerShot A1100 IS
      PowerShot A480
    • Need to have registered before Oct 12th 2009

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  • Instant rebate on Canon Speedlite Flash System
    • Save up to $70 on select Canon Speedlites and accessories
    • Valid from October 22, 2009 - January 16, 2010
    • Details
    • Qualifying Products:
      Speedlite 580EX II
      Speedlite 430EX II
      Speedlite 270EX
      Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX
      Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX

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  • Instant rebate on Canon EF and EF-S lenses
    • Save up to $500 on select Canon EF and EF-S lenses
    • Valid from October 22, 2009 - January 16, 2010.
    • Details
    • Qualifying Products:
      EF 200mm f/2L IS USM
      EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
      EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
      EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
      EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
      EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
      EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
      EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM
      EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
      EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
      EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
      EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Nikon launches Learn & Explore iPhone App

If you have an iPhone and an interest in photography, things cant get better than this.

Imagine you are waiting for the fireworks display on 4th of July and you can check some quick tips on the spot. Think you are on a weekend hike and found yourself in front of a beautiful waterfall or saw a rare bird. Now you have a good photographic reference source that you can take with you on a safari or to the local festival that you want to shoot. The app is obviously speaks Nikon language, but is very useful for canon loyalists or users of other camera brands as well.

Some of the possibilities listed by Nikon include…

  • Read an article on getting the most from your travel photography while you’re on vacation.
  • Check information on adjusting depth of field or selecting the right shutter speed when you’re taking photos at your child’s sporting event.
  • Access advice on the right aperture for shooting photos indoors when you’re attending a wedding. It

Here are some screen shots to get you started

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Official Link:
So if you have an iPhone, try it now and let Nikon know your feedback. you can send your feedback on what you want to see on Learn & Explore to

Canon, lets see what you have in store for us…