The Panasonic S5 Can Come Bundled with this Fantastic Lens

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The Panasonic S5 is seriously one of the best cameras you can get on the market right now. And it can come bundled with the Panasonic 16-35mm f4. This lens is small, weather resistant, fast to focus, and has great image quality. Quite honestly, it has to be one of the best zooms for the system right now. But the Panasonic S5 has a lot going for it. The body is smaller than the Panasonic GH5. It also has the highly coveted Live Composite mode, currently making it arguably the best camera for AstroPhotography. Plus it has the Cinelike color profiles that look like Kodak movie film. You can apply those to stills too. Additionally, there have been lots of autofocus revamps, it feels great in the hand, and best of all, it’s incredibly weather-sealed. So what’s not to like? Truthfully, not a whole lot. This bundle is awesome. Check it out!

This Sony a7c Bundle Is One of the Best I’ve Ever Seen in a While

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“What?” is literally what I uttered when I saw this bundle deal together. The Sony a7c can come with the Sony 20mm f1.8 G lens. The bundle kit is pretty insane. We reviewed both the Sony a7c and the Sony 20mm f1.8 G lens. Both are highly rated. In fact, ergonomically speaking the Sony a7c is one of my favorite camera bodies in the lineup. It’s the perfect camera body to mount Leica m mount lenses. Now think about this; you’re getting a fast aperture, wide-angle lens and a super compact camera body. It’s going to be great for travel. But is also means you can bring other lenses with you like the 35mm f1.8 or the 55mm f1.8. The latter is one of Sony’s sharpest lenses, and both of those lenses are at great prices right now. Plus, they’re all very weather sealed.

Get the Excellent Panasonic S5 With a Lens for Under $2,000

The Panasonic S5 with the 24-60mm kit lens is available for a steal right now.

Okay, this is incredibly exciting. The Panasonic S5 is currently the only full frame camera with the Live Composite feature. So if you want to shoot astrophotography, this is by far the best camera to do it with. You can get it with a 24-60mm lens for under $2000 right now. For what it’s worth, we rated the Panasonic S5 very highly. It’s the fastest autofocusing Panasonic camera on the market right now. It’s also very small and lightweight. Indeed, it’s a camera that you want to bring with you everywhere. Check out our review. But also be sure to go snag this deal!

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Cheap Photo: Last Chance to Save Over $2,500 When You Buy The Complete Photography Bundle for Just $89!

Don’t miss out on your chance to learn from the world best photographers; buy this awesome photography bundle before the deal ends!

Today is the last day to save over $2,500 on this incredible photography bundle. Not only can you give yourself the opportunity to learn from some of the best photographers on the planet, you can enter to win over $10,000 in prizes, and your purchase will give back 10% to selected 5DayDeal charities. This is a win, win, win.

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Cheap Photo: 15 Crazy Good Deals + 20% Off Sitewide at Photowhoa

Photowhoa is always an excellent source for affordable deals on photography education and tools, but right now you can get an additional 20% off sitewide!

If you ever hope to get better with your photography you must constantly be striving to learn and expand your skills. A great way to help yourself with this is by attending workshops, scheduling styled shoots, going on photo walks. The problem is, a lot of those activities can be quite expensive for a hobbyist, or even a professional in the slow season. So how else can you take the initiative to get better and improve your craft? Online education and tutorials, while not as fun as those in-person opportunities, offer you a vast amount of potential knowledge and are available at the click of a button.

“But online education is expensive too!” If you find yourself saying that, then you have not checked out Photowhoa, an excellent resource full of great deals on some of the best photography education on the internet. That is on every day, but today (until April 3rd) is extra special because you can get an additional 20% Off everything on the site. That is one hell of a deal, and to take advantage you just need to use the coupon code HAPPYEASTER – oh, and you can use that code as many times as you want throughout the sale.

Interested? Get in on this while you can (The 11,000 Lightroom Preset Mega Bundle is included!)

We’ve found some products to highlight that you can get as part of this deal, in addition to our usual gear deal outlook. Let’s jump into those below…

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Cheap Photo: Last Call On The Lightroom Preset Mega-Deal

We first shared this lightroom preset deal a few weeks ago, but time is running out on this limited time deal. The deal is over at PhotoWhoa and includes color presets, black and white presets, film look presets, just about every type of preset you can imagine. This pack has it all and it is only $50, so if you are interested now is the time grab it before its gone forever.

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Review: Canon Rebel T7i

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If you’re a person who has been looking to just get into photography, there’s a strong chance you’ve considered the Canon Rebel T7i. The Canon Rebel lineup of cameras often sell well due to Canon’s name, their bundles, and aggressive marketing/pricing. They’ve always been considered very entry level and they really still are. But one thing that I’ve always been fascinated by is the fact that their image quality is pretty good when you’re looking at other cameras, comparatively speaking. The Canon Rebel T7i is surely better than your smartphone and has much more capabilities in some ways.

But at the same time, there are arguably better options available from the likes of Sony and Fujifilm.

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Cheap Photo: Get 11,000 Lightroom Presets For Under $50

We live in a preset world, and chances are that you use some in your workflow at some point. We use and have made our own, as well we have tested and reviewed many of the available options out there. But this deal we are telling you about today is just plain madness. How would you like to get your hands on the unlimited possibilities of 11,000 Lightroom presets for just $49?!

The deal is over at PhotoWhoa and includes color presets, black and white presets, film look presets, just about every type of preset you can imagine, this pack has it all. But it will only be available for a limited time, so jump on it while you still can if it interests you at all.

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Review: Lens Distortions (Photoshop Actions and Apple iOS App)

Lens Distortions arguably solves the problems I've been having with photography for a while now: a clinically engineered lack of character into lenses that results in a sterile image which therefore doesn't make me want to purchase a product. That's a mouthful for sure, but it's true. While many photographers these days would prefer a clinically clean look where they can then add in their own modifications to the image in post, I'm not like that. There's a generation of photographers that truthfully don't like sitting down at computers because we do everything on a tablet or a phone instead. And for those photographers on both sides of the line, Lens Distortions makes a lot of sense.

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Last Call On The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017

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We’ve been telling you about the latest 5DayDeal, The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017 all week and it just wouldn’t be right if we stopped now, with so little time remaining to take advantage. If you have been toying with the idea of picking up this incredible bundle of education and tools you need to act fast because you only have hours left before it is gone forever.

Just in case you have been under a rock for the last few days and missed our coverage of The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017 here is a quick recap. This bundle is made available by the team over at 5DayDeals, and just as you may guess based on the name, the deal is only available for 5 days (today being the last one for this deal). As part of this bundle you get over $2000 in video related education and tools.

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This Masterclass Will Teach You All About Time Lapses

Serge Ramelli is a long time expert in time lapse photography and in his master class, available as part of The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017, he will take you through every aspect of creating a time lapse: from preparation, to planning, to shooting, processing and finalizing your video for distribution. If you have been wanting to get into shooting some epic time lapse videos, or maybe you already dabble in it but you have been looking to get a more comprehensive understanding from the process – this is the class for you.

Time Lapse is one of the easiest ways for photographers to get into shooting video. That said, it can still be a somewhat difficult concept to wrap your heads around it when you are first getting into it. This is what master classes are for, to take you from start to finish, helping you build a solid foundation of understanding about shooting images for use in a time lapse so that you can do it on your own.

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The Complete Guide To Cinemagraphs Tutorial

Cinemagraphs are one of the coolest marketing tools a photographer has at their disposal these days. This blend of stills and video seems like something out of Harry Potter, but in reality it is nothing more than some cleverly edited video. That is not to say they are easy to do without help, and that is what the Complete Guide To Cinemagraphs Tutorial is all about.

In this online learning course, Photographer Jason Teale takes you through the process of creating a cinemagraph. Everything from tips on gear you will need, to how to shoot your footage, all the way through how to edit and process the video into a cinemagraph in both Photoshop or Flixel Cinemagraph Pro (a software package specifically for cinemagraph creation). You could know absolutely nothing about cinemagraphs going into this video and come out of it knowing how to make them with no problem.

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The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017 Is Here!

Video Creators Bundle 2017

We have posted about several of the 5DayDeal bundles over the last year, and today we are here to let you know about their latest venture – The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017. In this kit you will get over $2,000 worth of video creation education from some of the world’s leading video educators for just $97.

If you have been looking to learn more about video, or if you have already started getting into video and are just looking to improve on what you already know, this is really a deal that you can’t pass up. As per usual, this deal is available for 5 days only and then it is gone for good. 10% of the proceeds will also still be going to the 5DayDeals Charity Partners, so you can not only feel great about getting a killer deal on some excellent education, but also about supporting some causes that need your help. It’s about as close to a win-win as they come.

This promotion is available starting today, June 1st at 12pm (PST) and will run through 12pm Pacific (PST) on June 6th. Want to learn more? You can go to the 5DayDeal Website to get all of the details.

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Cheap Photo: New Canon and Nikon Bundle Deals!

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There are really two times a photographer should consider buying a bundle deal; if they are just getting started, or they are switching systems. That said, if you fall into one of those categories both Canon and Nikon have launched some new instant rebates on their DSLR lineups saving you up to $550. Here are a few of the bigger deals, more after the jump!

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  • [amazon_textlink asin=’B009B0MZG2′ text=’Canon EOS 6D with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens – Save $300′ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thephobl-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’bd456982-2e7a-11e7-947f-65d681551b07′]
  • [amazon_textlink asin=’B01MQFLG9Y’ text=’Nikon D500  with Nikon MB-D17 – Save $600′ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thephobl-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’8d71f3d1-2e7b-11e7-b8e6-ef9bf2099a49′]
  • [amazon_textlink asin=’B01MQFKH2O’ text=’Nikon D500  with 16-80mm ED VR Lens W/ MB-D17 Battery Grip – Save $1070′ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thephobl-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’b7a8b002-2e7b-11e7-9b8a-31c48833bdd9′]

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Adobe Exploring the Possibility of a CC Bundle for Photographers

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A couple days ago, Adobe announced their new CC platform–which puts everything in the cloud and requires a monthly fee. Despite the fact that this is still more affordable overall and that work can still be saved to external hard drives, the creative world is very split with those not so happy about this being very much up in arms. Listening to their customers, Adobe stated in a blog post on their Photoshop blog that they’re considering what they can do as far as giving photographers a bundle to work with. By far the two most popular pieces of software are Photoshop and Lightroom 5. At the moment though, if you just want Photoshop, you can lock yourself into a $19.99 fee per month or choose to cancel at any time for $10 more. And if you’re running a studio or an independent photographer, it’s a fee that’s well worth budgeting for.

For photographers that don’t know where to start, we put together a quick guide for you. Photoshop Elements is an alternative for sure if you don’t need full Photoshop–but it is still best complimented by Lightroom.

If you’re a working professional, studio owner, or on a collaborative team, we’d love to hear your thoughts on the new Creative Cloud in the comments below.