Announcing: The new Canon 5D Mark IV and L-Series Lenses

Canon has announced the new 5D Mark IV DSLR. Superb image quality is achieved with Canon’s all-new 30.4 Megapixel full-frame sensor, and highly-detailed 4K video is captured with ease. Focus accuracy has been improved with a refined 61-point AF system and Canon’s revolutionary Dual Pixel CMOS AF for quick, smooth AF for both video and Live View shooting. The Mark IV includes Canon’s DIGIC 6+ Image Processor, which provides continuous shooting at up to 7.0 fps. Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, and an easy-to-navigate touch-panel LCD allows for clear views of photos and settings. The improved weather sealing is a big improvement on the body as well. An ISO of 100-32,000 and is expandable to 50-102,400. Canon is slated to start shipping the new 5D Mark IV this September and priced at $3,499.

Canon has also announced two new EF L-series lenses to their line up. First off, the EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L III USM Ultra-Wide zoom lens with improved durability, dust, and water resistant. The price for the 16-35mm is $2,199 and an estimated ship date of October.

A  new standard zoom lens has also been announced, the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM. Some new perks is an improved four-stop image stabilization and flare and ghost reduction. The price for this lens is $1,099 and will be available in October.

If you would like to preorder the new Canon 5D Mark IV, EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L III USM Ultra-Wide zoom or the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM, stop by either location or call Walnut Creek at 925-936-1424 or Rancho Mirage at 760-992-5422.

Leica SL 24-hour Test Drive

Thinking of checking out the Leica SL? Experience the power and performance of the Leica SL system by test driving the Leica SL (Typ 601) and 24-90mm Vairo-Emarit-L lens. We are excited to offer this limited time offer to our customers and hope that you take advantage of this. The test drive is limited to a 24-hour time period. This offer is going on now until September 30, 2016. 

For more information contact Camera West Walnut Creek at 925-935-1424 or Camera West Rancho Mirage at 760-992-5422.

Zooming! A 53.1 Billion Pixel Photo!

Check out the extraordinarily fine detail of this image by photographer Simon Stock and his specialized ten person team.  This intriguing ad for Bentley utilized sophisticated panoramic technology, three Nikon D810 bodies and a variety of long lenses to produce the resulting 53.1 billion pixel result measuring 104 meters wide. It is for now, the world’s largest automobile photo advertisement. Please follow the link below and zoom in…way in.

Introducing the Nikon D500

Camera West is now accepting pre-orders for the new Nikon D500 body and kit! Some of the highlights of the new Nikon D500 include:

  • 20.9MP DX format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5 image processor
  • Multi-CAM 20K Autofocus sensor with 153/99 AF points
  • ISO range of 100-51,200 expandable to Lo 1 and Hi 5 (50 – 1,640,000 equivalent)
  • Share images instantly with built-in SnapBridge (Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth) capabilities
  • Shoot cinematic 4K UHD video
  • Dual card slots – XQD and SD media

The body will be priced at $1,999.95 and the body with the 16-80mm f2.8-4.0E is priced at $3,069.95 To place your pre-order call or stop by today. 

Ricoh Full Frame K-1 Weather-Resistant DSLR

Ricoh is pleased to announce the weather-resistant Full Frame K-1 DSLR. The sturdy stainless-steel chassis body will be fully compatible with 12 current full frame Pentax lenses along with APS-C lenses (in 15.3 crop mode). This 36.4MP offers a massive amount of features including, a 5 axis moving-sensor shake reduction, 33 point autofocus system, built-in GPS with Astro-Tracer function, infrared B&W emulator, and more. The K-1 can shoot at full HD@30p/601 H.264. This camera will be ready for ordering this April. Perfect timing for summer time outdoor shooting. Pricing for the body is $1,799.95.