We have just received another shipment of Elinchrom D-Lite kits and we are expecting them to be snapped up fast.  These kits have been so popular and they hands down offer the best value for money in the 'starter' monobloc category. Feature highlights of these amazing head are wireless triggering via the built in EL-Skyport receiver (EL-Skyport ECO Transmitter also included), fan cooling, full digital push button control and newly designed housings. For more information please download a copy of the brochure here or call in and we can give you a full demo of what these guys can do.  We also have these kits in our rental list so if you want to try one out at home call and make a booking, if you rent and then buy we may be able to give you a great deal!...

Camera Electronic is the official distributor of Arca Swiss products in Australia and we are pleased to introduce you to one of the latest additions to the range of camera support solutions that Arca offer.  The C1 Cube is testament to Arca's never ending pursuit of the ultimate pinnacle of functionality, design and engineering.  "Designed for a realm where functionality trumps all concerns.  The head allows users to place their heavy cameras with a degree of accuracy they could never have had before except in exchange for a large increase in weight.  There are still plenty of shooters around wishing to actually travel with their best stuff, and no geared head seemed practical to endure on one's person before the C1 arrived.The C1 Cube has finely calibrated ungeared panning adjustments under and above ±28° x-y geared axes with adjustable tension.  Why two panoramic axes?  So that you can first center the Cube's controls to your position with the bottom axis, then readjust the camera to point dead ahead with the upper axis.  The gears' knobs have a...

Olympus has long been known as one of the leading camera manufacturers but some people aren't aware that this experience in precision mechanics and optics is also available in their range of binoculars.Olympus binoculars are available in five different levels from the basic and affordable PC I range of compact travel binoculars to the more professional EXWP I range designed for long life in extreme conditions.  The top of the range EXWP I series feature nitrogen filled and fully sealed casings making then completely dust, water and fog proof along with advanced lens coatings for clear flare free viewing under any lighting conditions. The Olympus range of binoculars are very reasonably priced and offer some of the best value for money on the market.  Camera Electronic is pleased to be stocking the range of Olympus binoculars, come in a try some out today. ...

Just a reminder of the Peter Coulson event is next Monday evening, we still have a couple of places left so if your interested in this rare opportunity RSVP as soon as possible to secure your spot. This is a free event and a great chance to pick up some tips from one of Australia's leading image makers.  You will also have the opportunity to see the latest Bowens lighting equipment and the supurb Hasselblad H4D-60. ...

The Pentax K-5 is one of the best reviewed mid range DSLR cameras available today.  It won a Gold Award from one of the most respected digital photography websites (dpreview.com) and has had rave reviews from both users and reviewers alike.The Pentax K-5 offers superb build quality and user interface making it one of the most competitive models in it's class.  You get quite a lot of bang for your buck with the K-5, some of the feature highlights include:16.3Mp CMOS sensorISO sensitivity span of 80-51,200 (equivalent)1080p HD movie modeLimited in-camera movie editing functionalitySocket for external microphone inputTriple-axis sensor-based shake reduction (horizontal, vertical and rotational correction)New SAFOX IX+ 11-point AF system (improved over the K-7)Support for older Pentax lenses with manual aperture ringsMagnesium alloy body shellImproved handheld HDR function (JPEG mode only)Continuous shooting up to 7fps100% viewfinder coverage (0.92x magnification)Choice of PEF or DNG RAW files3in, 921k pixel LCD screenOne of the most welcome new improvements amongst many photo enthusiasts is the ability to use older Pentax lenses with aperture ring control.  Pentax has for decades made some of the...

Fujifilm Australia have sent us a statement regarding the expected delivery delays on the new X100."You may have read media updates recently relating to the re-commencement of X100 production following the earthquake in Japan. We have received overnight, a further update from Fujifilm Tokyo. Faced with extreme challenges, very significant resources have been utilised so that as we speak, X100 is currently back in production. Fujifilm Tokyo anticipates commencement of exports by mid April, disrupting the original schedule by about one month. What does this mean for Australian customers? Fujifilm Australia anticipates seeing our next X100 shipment arriving in Australia towards the end of April, although at this stage we don't know what quantity we will receive.  Note that we currently have enough backorders and forward orders to take up all April-May stock arrivals, so at this stage any new customer orders will probably not be able to be filled until June.  As more information becomes available over the next couple of weeks we will be in a better position to advise on an ETA.   We once again thank you...

A lot of people might not be aware but Camera Electronic is your one stop shop for all your Adobe creative software needs.  We obviously specialize in the photographic application like Photoshop CS5, Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Lightroom but we can also supply the full range of Adobe creative suites. The range of Adobe software enables users to create, share and manage workflows like no other software family on earth.  The Adobe lineup of products have become industry leaders in fields varying from video editing to photography and from web design to graphic design for publications and layouts.  Ingenious workflow and asset managment tools also mean that it is easier than ever to manage your work from one project to the next and also between you and your client.  We have demo versions of Photoshop and Lightroom installed on our Mac's so come down for a brief tour of what these brilliant software packages can do for you.  ...

Does the idea of failing hard drives keep you up at night, the thought of all those images lost forever due to a hard drive which has spun it's last?  Everyone is always telling us that we should backup everything and prepare for the worst, but who really has the time to spend on the laborious process of backing up to multiple drives only to have to do the same thing in the not to distant future?  It's pretty easy to back up to a single drive via data syncing software readily available for all the O.S systems but this solution has some obvious and annoying drawbacks and backing up just the files on your computer HD is only solving part of the problem...

Sekonic have released a new exposure meter designed for both the cinematography and still image market.  This is not a new concept but the L-308DC is the first compact entry level metering system to incorporate both fields of imaging making. A full brochure for the L-308DC is available for download here Sekonic DigiCineMate L-308DCThe versatility of today's cameras is expanding at an amazing rate. Digital SLR cameras are used to record moving images and digital video cameras are used to capture still frames for printing. Whether you are a DSLR videographer, cinematographer, still photographer or involved in any facet of image capture, the Sekonic L-308DC is the perfect meter for you.Three Ways to Meter
The compact, Sekonic L-308DC is the first meter that can be customized to display only specific functions needed for the task at hand for fast, easy operation.    •    DSLR videographers can make exposure readings and control light using shutter speeds and frame rates and get aperture settings with one-tenth stop accuracy. The display can be customized match your camera in full, 1/2 or 1/3 step readings. Brightness...