CDLC: The Beauty of Morning Light

From the Canon Digital Learning Center:
When’s the best time for photography? When others are sleeping.
Yes, yes, that extra two hours or so in the morning may be tempting. But don’t fall victim to the siren song of sleep – this really is the best time of the day to photograph.

Read the entire article on the Canon Digital Learning Center.

Official Canon Red Line: The Ultimate in Image Quality

 In this short video, Canon highlights their trademark red line (though I like the phrase “red ring” better) as an indicator of image quality and professional reliability. Want to know more? See the Canon L Story on Canon Japan’s website. B&H carries Canon L-series lenses.

Canon Makes CDP’s ‘Climate A-List’ for First Time

From Canon: TOKYO, October 25, 2016—Canon’s initiatives to tackle climate change have been recognized by the international non-profit organization CDP, based in the United Kingdom, earning the Company its first inclusion on the Climate A List. Since 2003, the CDP has evaluated major companies worldwide on their efforts to tackle climate change. The evaluations are based on … Continue reading

Sweden Bans Camera Drones in Public Places for Violating Surveillance Laws

Sweden’s highest court has ruled that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with onboard cameras are illegal for use in the country’s public spaces unless a permit is obtained. In the same ruling, the Supreme Administrative Court found that video recording devices placed in windshields or on bicycles were permissible because the cameras could be controlled locally … Continue reading

Today Only: 77% Off 16×20 Premium Canvas Photo Prints at Cavas On Demand

For today only, use coupon code OCTOBER16X20 at to get 77% off 16×20 Premium Canvas Photo Prints. Note: Need something besides a 16×20 canvas print? Through October 26, use coupon code PRO60 at Canvas On Demand Pro to get 60% off your entire order (excludes shipping and gift cards).

Lots of Open Box Canon Lens Deals at Adorama

Adorama has a very nice selection of open box Canon lenses available for purchase. I’ve listed a few of the L-series highlights below. Open Box Deals  Lens Retail Price w/ RebatePrice Open BoxPrice Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM $2,999.00 $2,799.00 $2,499.99 Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM $2,199.00 $1,999.00 $1,869.00 Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Tilt-Shift … Continue reading

Celebrate Halloween with 20% Off Your LensRentals Order

Through October 31, use coupon code TREATS20 at to get 20% off your order. To support this site, navigate to the appropriate product review and click the button.

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens (Open Box) – $1,699.95 with Free Shipping (Compare at $1,949.00 New)

Adorama has the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens (Open Box) available for $1,699.95 with free shipping. Compare at $1,949.00 new after $150.00 instant savings.

Fall Photography Tips: Don't Forget to Look Down!

My day trip to Ricketts Glen was carefully planned. A pair of calls to the park office gave me redundant information. Both individuals indicated that the leaves in the falls ravines were going to be peak and one said that the water flow was good (that was necessary for waterfalls of course). This information aligned … Continue reading

Nikon Releases KeyMission 360/170 Utility

From Nikon: Use the KeyMission 360/170 Utility to copy to your computer, view, and edit beautiful spherical 360° panoramas and 170° wide-angle shots taken with Nikon’s KeyMission cameras. You can choose the angle when viewing spherical 360° content shot with the KeyMission 360 and export the footage to create new movies, export cropped images, add simple … Continue reading