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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...

Canon are updating the line up of pro super telephoto lenses for the EOS system.  The 300mm f2.8, 400mm f2.8, 500mm f4 and 600mm f4 are all set to receive new optical designs and significant changes in construction materials to make the lenses much lighter than the predecessors.  Canon are also advertising the lenses as being much better suited for digital bodies with new and improved weather sealing and dust protection. It will be interesting to see how Canon will improve what has been for many years a winning formula.  The new optical design is said to reduce ghosting and flaring on digital sensors whilst at the same time reducing chromatic aberration to an absolute minimum.     The actual release date for the lenses is still a little unclear but we have already placed orders for the range of super-tele lenses and we will let you know when more information comes to hand....

As digital SLR cameras are becoming faster and with higher resolutions, not to mention HD video and burst modes, the demand on memory cards has become much greater in a very short space of time.  The Sandisk Extreme Pro SD card now offer up to 45MB per second data transfer and is available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.  We currently have stock of all sizes so call one of the guys to get latest prices.  ...

In case you didn't already know Camera Electronic is the exclusive Australian dealer for Cullmann tripods.  We have had the Cullmann range for around 6 months now and they have been greeted with enthusiasm from working pros and photo enthusiasts alike.The Cullmann brand has been huge in North America and Europe for years and it is starting to look like they will take off here too.  The quality and workmanship that goes into these products is what you'd expect from such a well respected German brand and the range covers everything from light weight travel supports right through to larger units for heavy camera setups. The top of the range 'Magnesit' series use lightweight materials such as carbon and magnesium find that perfect balance between tripod weight and tripod stability.  They are available in a multitude of different configurations so finding a kit that will suit your specific needs will be no worries at all.  The 'Magnesit' range is also covered by a 10 year warranty for piece of mind. The 'Nanomax' series is the slightly scaled back version designed...