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Deal Alert: B&H Offering Some Great Last-Minute Holiday Discounts

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Admittedly, it’s not last-minute Christmas shopping until 10 minutes after the stores close on Christmas Eve, but if you plan to order your photography gifts online, you might want to get on that so you’re sure they arrive in time for the big day.

Then again, there are benefits to having waited this long. Namely: we just got an email from B&H Photo about some awesome discounts that may have you tempted even if you’ve already finished gift shopping. Read more…

eBay Alert: Care to Pick Up a 24 Karat Gold-Plated Nikon FA? It’ll Only Cost You $4,800

Update: Looks like the discount is gone folks! This puppy is back up to $12,000.

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Those looking to drop several grand on a 35mm film camera for your favorite purist this Holiday season need look no more. Introducing the Nikon FA Gold limited edition camera: a 24k gold-plated camera with lizard skin accents that is currently going on eBay for the relatively low price of $4,800.

To clarify, when we say “relatively low,” we mean relative to what you would have spent on the same camera yesterday when it was listed for a whopping $12,000. Read more…

Survey Reveals that Adobe’s Photography Program is Bringing in Tons of Users

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If you’ve followed PetaPixel even just the last month, you might have noticed that Adobe extended its Photoshop Photography Program (also referred to as the Photography Bundle) to people regardless of whether or not they own a previous version of Photoshop not once, not twice, but three times.

That is: this special promotion that allowed everyone to sign up was supposed to end on the 2nd… then on the 8th… and now is extended all the way to the end of the year. And while our you guys have come up with all manner of reasons in the comments as to why Adobe might be doing this, a new survey reveals the real reason: it’s working really well. Read more…

Adobe Keeps $10 CC Photography Bundle Available to Everyone Through Dec 8th

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A couple of weeks ago, we told you that Adobe was extending its special $10/month Photoshop Photography Program (better known around these parts as the ‘Photography Bundle’) to everybody, even if they didn’t own a previous copy of Photoshop.

That deal was supposed to end on December 2nd but, thanks to widespread positive response from photographers, they’ve decided to extend the deadline to December 8th! Read more…

external Strobist’s Updated Essential Bookshelf, Great Gift Ideas for the Photog on Your List —Strobist

strobistbooks1The Holidays are in full swing, and if you’re looking for a gift for the photographer on your list (even if that photographer is you) you can’t go wrong with one of the books recommended by David Hobby (aka. Strobist).

Books on the list include Greg Heisler’s 50 Portraits, Brian Smith’s Secrets of Great Portrait Photography and Dan Winters’ yet unreleased Road to Seeing.

 
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Adobe Opens Up CC Photography Bundle to Everyone for a Limited Time

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When Adobe officially announced its special Creative Cloud plan/bundle for photographers, there was a catch: you had to own Photoshop CS3 or above in order to qualify for the special $10/month pricing. Well, no more. For a limited time, Adobe is lifting that restriction and making the special bundle available for everyone. Read more…

Deal Alert: Get $125 Off When You Buy $500 or More in Refurbished Canon Gear

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Alright folks, we don’t often post about deals but this is a great one and it’s only available through midnight tonight (Eastern Standard Time). If you’re in the US and you’re okay with buying some refurbished Canon gear instead of brand new, today only, you can get $20 off a purchase of $100 or more, $50 off of $250 or more and $125 off $500 or more. Read more…

external Fuji X-E1 Kit Drops $200 in Price Ahead of Expected X-E2 Announcement —Fuji Rumors

xe1The formidable little sibling to Fuji’s X-Pro1, the X-E1, has seen a $200 price drop in preparation for the expected release of the X-E2. According to Fuji Rumors, the X-E2 is set to make it’s debut on October 18th, but if you’re just fine with saving a few hundred and going with the predecessor, now would be the time to buy.

The camera, body only, is now selling for $800. And even more compelling is that the X-E1 kit with the 18-55mm f/2.8-4 OIS lens is selling for only $1000. The lens on its own costs $700. If you’re interested, head over to B&H to get yours now.

 
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DxO FilmPack 3 Film Emulation Software is Free Until October 31st

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Want to quickly make your digital photos look like analog ones without shelling out big bucks for paid software by VSCO and DxO? You’re in luck: for a limited time, DxO is giving away free licenses for the previous version of its creative image processing program FilmPack 3. By comparison, VSCO charges $119 for its film emulation packs, and DxO charges $79 for FilmPack 4.

All you need to do is visit the promo page and enter an email address the activation code should be sent to. The software download weighs in at about 280MB. This promo ends on October 31st, 2013, so act soon if you’d like this free program.

DxO FilmPack 3 Free License [DxO via Reddit]

LightZone Photo Editing Software is Now Open Source and Completely Free

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Photographers still irked about about Adobe’s decision to make Photoshop rental-only have a new alternative with the re-release of the pioneering LightZone application as a free, open-source program for Windows, Linux and (eventually) Mac OS.
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