Mac users, we're pleased to announce Macphun's all-in-one photo editor Luminar is now available for just $69£52 with special Valentine Day bonuses (two eBooks, Vivid Wonderland preset pack, & Creative Sky Overlay pack) included for free until February 19. Use coupon code "PHOTOBLOG" to save another $10 on Luminar.
We rated Luminar as "Highly Recommended". Visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.
The Sinar eShutter, which was announced in September 2010, is now available to view camera users worldwide. This electronically controlled precision shutter is completely integrated into the Sinar System and can also be used with any other view camera system. Coinciding with the product launch, Sinar announced a promotion aimed at customers who have decided to purchase Sinar eShutter lenses and those who wish to upgrade their existing lenses with the new Sinar eShutters. To find out more about this promotion, visit the website below.
Sinar Press Release
Sinar eShutter Introductory Promotion
A new electronic shutter sets new standards in professional photography
Sinar Photography AG, headquartered in Switzerland, develops and manufactures a new electronic shutter system for professional photography. First deliveries began a few weeks ago and the new shutter is available for actual product demonstrations at our distribution partners around the world.
Interest in this revolutionary new shutter in the field of professional photography has been intense ever since its announcement. This is largely due to the fact that the Sinar eShutter solution constitutes an open system that can be used with different camera platforms and in conjunction with all digital backs. Because of the compact size of the new shutter, it is now possible to build the lenses into recessed tubes. This establishes Sinar as the only supplier that offers an electronic shutter that can be used for wide-angle photography with a view camera!
The most important features of the Sinar eShutter are the following:
- Renowned Swiss quality – designed and manufactured at Sinar in Switzerland
- Fastest shutter speeds: up to 1/125 second
- Wide-angle photography with view cameras is now possible
- The 7-blade iris diaphragm provides a nearly circular aperture
- Modern components and electronics permit a very compact and light-weight construction
- Can be built into diverse camera platforms
- Conversion of existing O-size lenses, including Schneider and Rollei lenses
- Complete functionality with all brands of digital backs
- Control via PC or Mac – as well as remote control via Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Under the heading of product introductions Sinar launches a worldwide promotion aimed at customers who have decided to acquire Sinar eShutter lenses and for those who wish to upgrade their existing lenses with the new Sinar eShutters. Details of this introductory promotion are listed on the Sinar website (http://www.sinar.ch)
The basic attractions of this promotion are the following: With the purchase of 3 Sinar e-Shutter lenses, the customer will receive an Apple iPad Wi-Fi free of charge. With orders for conversions of existing lenses, Sinar offers attractive special prices for the Sinar e-Shutter Control Unit. This promotion (valid until 29 February 2012) becomes even more attractive with conversions to Sinar eShutter products.