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A couple of months ago Olympus announced a third camera body for the Pen line up of micro 4/3 format cameras.  The EPL-2 is the new flagship model and features higher build quality, larger screen and more refined user interface.  These little cameras produce stunning image quality and are designed for everyone from the causal beginner right through to pro's looking for a compact camera with none of the limitations of traditional travel cameras.    We have received our first shipment of the new model so call one of the guys for pricing and find out what colours are available and in stock, or simply pop in and have a look.The new EPL-2 is also available with the new M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm MkII kit lens for all round high quality image making.  The lens is compact enough to compliment the camera but versatile enough to cover most photographic applications.  The existing lenses and accessories for the Pen range will also work seamlessly with the new model meaning that if your upgrading there is no need to worry about replacing your...

First introduced in 1976, Stroboframe flash brackets have evolved into a comprehensive system known for innovative features and outstanding quality. Stroboframe brackets provide perfectly centered, overhead flash, eliminating side shadows and "red-eye". With your camera and a Stroboframe bracket you'll produce the kind of natural, flattering photographs that will delight your clients, time after time.Stroboframe brackets are available for the majority of professional cameras, they are even available for medium format models as well. 1.  "Camera-Rotating Brackets" - The Most VersatileFeaturing the original, patented Rotary-Link™, this family of brackets is made especially for rectangular-format cameras.  These brackets allow you to rotate the camera, keeping the flash centered above the lens for both horizontal and vertical compositions.  This design permits unlimited flash positioning and aiming.  It is also the best bracket for use with a tripod.  Rotary-Link brackets are the most versatile of the Stroboframe system.2. “Flash-Rotating” Brackets - Compact and Lightweight
Rotate the flash, not the camera. Keep the flash centered over the lens for horizontal and vertical compositions. Generally lighter and more compact than the camera-rotating models. ...

In case you didn't already know Camera Electronic are the best place in town to get all your B+W filters. We always have in stock UV and Circular Polarizes from most sizes of lens along with a range of N.D filters of various sizes.  We also carry other more specialized filters but if we don't have the exact filter that you are after in stock we can order it.B+W filters have been the preferred high end filter for decades and when looking at the craftsmanship that goes into each one it's easy to see why.  Filters are made to the highest of optical and mechanical standards by Schneider Optics Germany and unlike many filters which are simply rolled from glass blanks these filters are ground and polished in a similar way to the optics in your lens.B+W was also the first manufacturer to employ MRC filter technology, this MRC coating allows the filters to repeal dust, dirt, water and scratches thus increasing the durability and life span of your investment.A download of the full B+W filter catalog is available...

For a while now we have been selling a small device which helps photographers make impossible shots possible. Let's say that your out shooting, you don't have a tripod or monopod and your shooting at speeds below a 30th of a second.  Sure you could look for a tree or pole to lean against but chances are city planners or mother nature didn't have your photograph in mind when deciding on locations.  Using the environment around you nearly always means that you are comprising on the image you actually want to make.  Walking to the nearest tree or balancing you camera precariously on the bonnet of a car nearly always means that your changing the angle or perspective of your shot and compromising on what might have been. The SteadePod changes all this, it allows you to get some measure of stability without compromising on how you want to make your image.  It will never replace your tripod, and probably not even your monopod, but it is the third tier of camera support which allows you to get those...

Digital Image Flow grey cards are the biggest selling white balance/grey card in the world.  They are durable, compact and extremely accurate.Apart from the obvious application of colour balance, the Digital Image Flow grey Card can also be used as a device for reflective ambient light and flash readings.   Check out this short film for real life examples of the importance of accurate color balance! Camera Electronic now stocks these superb little devices so hurry down and pick one up.  ...

We are pleased no announce that we will soon have in stock the RAW range of high end Hoodman memory cards. These cards are like no others currently available and are designed to meet the needs of the pro shooter of today.  The added cost of these cards will probably dissuade most amateur or entry level shooters but for anyone who needs the piece of mind of superior media storage then the extra expense is definitely worth it.These revolutionary cards are faster and more secure than anything on the market;RAW @ 675X 100 MB/second...

We have in stock some Tamron 18-270mm lenses for Nikon which we are running out at a super hot price.  For a limited time you can pick one of these up for only $599inc GST. Check out the full technical specifications here or come day and try one out....

The new Leica Silverline series of binoculars is now in stock.  These ultra high quality optics are available in full size 8x42 and 10x42 or compact 8x20 and 10x25, the Silverline series also boasts a ultra compact and handy 8x20 monocular.The finish of these new binoculars is the same gorgeous and hard wearing anodized silver as used on the classic Leica cameras, the finish is hard wearing and very scratch proof.  The fine black leatherette grips are the finishing touch and contrast perfectly with the bright silver.  Under the hood these are still the same high end optics as used in the older Ultravid series of binoculars meaning that image quality is of the highest standard. Visit the Silverline Mini Website or give us a call to get a feel for the styling and quality of these high end optics....

Eizo has just announced a new monitor in it's ColorEdge line up.The CG275W is everything you'd expect from Eizo but now with the exciting new feature of automatic and built in calibration.  The time saving implications of this are obvious, no more digging around the office for a calibration device and then sitting patiently as you tie up your workstations waiting for a software driven calibration to finish.  The new built in sensor can be programed to do all this automatically and it is even possible to schedule calibrations independent of your computer hardware so when you've shut down and headed home for the day the monitor will take care of the rest and great you with a perfectly calibrated screen in the morning.Dates for t first shipments of the new monitor are not clear but we are all set up to take orders if you wanted to secure some of the first coming through the door.  Demand will be high on these so get in early to avoid disappointment.I'll keep you up to date as more information comes to...