Ralf Jurrien : August 1st 2007 - 13:39 CET
Summer Birthday Giveaway from Cameratown
Annual Summer Birthday Giveaway from Cameratown : Cameratown has announced the kickoff of their "3rd Annual Summer Birthday Giveaway," with over $5,000 in photography gear to be given away. Cameratown's photography giveaway will feature over 40 Prizes from Trek-Tech, Pantone, Phase One, DxO Labs, Lensbabies, SanDisk, ZAP-SHOT, and more. A new winner will be chosen every 2 days during the 10 week giveaway that starts July 20, 2007 and ends on September 30, 2007. The Cameratown giveaway is open to all legal residents of the fifty Unites States or the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Each year, Cameratown celebrates its birthday by giving away prizes.|
3rd Annual Birthday Summer giveaway|
Now entering their fourth year, Cameratown continues to grow readership at a very fast pace and is now reaching almost 250,000 digital camera enthusiasts and professional photographers each month. As a way of showing appreciation to their readers, Cameratown has partnered with some of the best names in the photography industry to give away over $5000 in prizes during this years "3rd Annual Birthday Summer giveaway."
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"In order to make this years celebration the best we have ever had, we will be choosing a prize winner every other day for 10 weeks," said Ron Risman, founder of Cameratown. "We will be giving away 42 prizes in just 73 days, with winners being selected from our list of subscribers to our Digital Photography News and Deals Flyer, which users can sign-up for and receive absolutely free." Cameratown makes it easy to enter. Just sign up for their free digital photography newsletter and you are instantly entered into this years contest - no purchase neccessary - ever!. As an added bonus - all active newsletter readers are automatically entered into each years contest. Cameratown sends their newsletters twice a week to over 20,000 readers, each containing information on the latest product releases, camera reviews, photography-related articles, tutorials, and the best photography deals from around the web.
Prize giveaway - Photography gear
This years total prize giveaway will top $5000 and will feature popular photography gear from Trek-Tech, Pantone, Phase One, Lensbabies, SanDisk, ZAP-SHOT, and others. This year Cameratown will be giving away FIVE complete Trekpod Outfits as grand prizes for this years event. Each grand prize winner will receive a Trek-Tech Trekpod, Trekpod padded carrying case, MagMount ballhead, and VersaMount with MagMount ballhead. Sponsored and manufactured by Trek-Tech, the Trekpod is a multi-purpose tripod system that combines a monopod with the convenience of a tripod and the stability of a high-end walking staff. The TrekPod provides a unique multi-function solution that is portable, stable and quickly interchangeable. The Trekpod converts from hiking mode to tripod in seconds, and attaches your camera or observation optics via the fully integrated quick-release MagMount system instantly. TrekPod with MagMount allows you to take your outdoor experience to a new level. Enjoy more comfortable hiking, fatigue-free photography and observation.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - Phase One Capture One limited edition
Capture One LE software is software designed for professional photographers and photo enthusiasts. Capture One allows you to load in RAW files from the most commonly used DSLR cameras. The intuitive Capture One RAW workflow guides you through image editing and enhancement in a few simple steps and converts your RAW files into TIFF-RGB or JPEG images on-the-fly. Capture One Limited Edition also features real-time edits allowing you see changes instantly without having to wait for rendering time.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - Pantone hueyPRO monitor colorimeter
The Pantone hueyPRO gives professionals and photo enthusiasts better control over the colors they see. With its multiple-monitor calibration and customizable profiles, you'll produce brilliant life-like colors in the photos you print, sell or share with others. The hueyPRO also features the world's first built-in ambient light sensor that enables consistency never seen before in any lighting condition. Embedded with a high-precision sensor, hueyPRO automatically measures the ambient light within a room for a new level of precision calibration. Even after the calibration process, huey will observe the light falling on the display and automatically adjust the screen brightness for accurate on-screen viewing any time of the day.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - Lensbabies Lensbaby 3G
Lensbaby 3G is the hybrid love child of an old fashioned bellows camera and an up-tight tilt-shift lens. The Lensbaby 3G is for photographers who want precise focus control, longer exposures, and repeatability. The Lensbaby 3G features a low dispersion, high refractive index, multi-coated optical glass doublet and delivers images with a tack sharp sweet spot and minimal diffusion even at the f/2 aperture setting. With Lensbaby 3G you can lock the lens in place by pressing a button on the focusing collar. Then you can fine focus, using a traditional barrel focusing ring. When working with dynamic subject matter you can also shoot quickly without locking the lens.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - ZAP-SHOT RF wireless remote
The ZAP-SHOT is a wireless remote trigger for the Canon EOS 300D, EOS 350D, Digital Rebel, Rebel XT/XTi, and most Pentax DSLR's and uses Radio Frequency to trigger the shutter release of the camera. By using RF, the photographer is able to trigger the camera from up to 75 feet (or more) away, without a line-of-sight limitation, and will even work through walls and windows. Unlike a remote cable switch, the ZAP-SHOT allows you the freedom to operate your camera's shutter without having to touch or even be near the camera - and unlike infra-red you do not need line-of-sight.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - ZAP-SHOT II RF wireless remote
The ZAP-SHOT II offers additional functionality over the original ZAP-SHOT (above) by including a three-button wireless remote control that allow users to Half-Press, Full-Press and Lock the shutter. All other features and specs are similar to the original ZAPSHOT (see description above).
Summer Birthday Giveaway - DxO Optics Pro 4.5 Elite
DxO Optics Pro 4.5 offers a whole range of features to automatically correct and enhance your images and supports more DSLR's than the standard version. Eliminate distortion, vignetting, & lens softness through specifically developed camera/lens modules. Remove camera noise and purple fringing. Optimize your picture's exposure and dynamic range. Correct perspective and optimize color. Recover blown-out highlights and convert RAW files.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - DxO Optics Film Pack
DxO FilmPack gives digital images the style of the most celebrated conventional films: the colors ? and the grain! ? of over 20 film types including Kodachrome, Tri-X, Velvia have been analyzed and reproduced so they can be applied to all your images with just one click. DxO FilmPack digitally simulates the vibrant colors of Kodachrome 64, the soft grain of Tri-X, or the gentle flesh tones of Astia.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - SanDisk Extreme USB 2.0 3-in-1 Card Reader
The Extreme USB 2.0 Reader provides you with a complete digital solution for your photography needs. Its performance - up to 18MB/sec (+/- buffer) sequential read and write, is above the level needed for the high enthusiast photographer. It's designed with two slots and supports CF (Type I and II), SD, and MS PRO Duo. It supports USB 2.0 connectivity on both Windows and Mac Operating Systems. It plugs and plays with no external AC power.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - SanDisk 2GB Extreme III SD Memory Card
SanDisk Extreme memory cards are designed to meet the critical speed and performance needs of serious professional photographers - letting you quickly capture, view, upload and transfer large image files. Ideal for demanding photo shoots under severe weather conditions - heat, cold, wind, rain, snow, etc., and built to perform in the most extreme environments and temperatures from -13° F to 185° F.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - Kingston K-PEX 100 2GB portable media player
Taking your digital entertainment on the road is a snap with Kingston's Portable Entertainment eXperience (K-PEX) portable media player. Whether you prefer music videos, recorded TV shows, photos, music or listening to FM radio, your favorite entertainment is with you all the time. The K-PEX 100 features a brilliant 2.0-inch TFT color LCD screen that lets you enjoy photo slide shows, movies, and makes for easy navigation from music to photo viewing.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - PNY 1GB USB 2.0 flash drive
The PNY 1GB Attaché provides the ultimate mobile storage solution for people on the go. Working on a presentation and need to take it with you? Want to share a new tune or pictures with your friends? Simply copy the file onto Attaché and take it with you - put it in your pocket, wear it, put it in your backpack or briefcase and you're good to go. To access your data, simply plug Attaché into virtually any PC or MAC - without the need for bulky cables or adapters. Access your files. Anytime. Anywhere.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - POD camera support by Bogen Imaging
The POD is a bean-bag style camera support for getting steady shots when a tripod isn't handy. The red pod is for small and large cameras and camcorders. Weighing less than 1 lb, the red pod can be set-up virtually anywhere. If you're on the road or at home just connect your camera to the universal tripod mount, and you're ready to shoot.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - Focal press book & CD-ROM - Digital Imaging
A step-by-step guide to using digital imaging hardware and software to create and enhance images. A CD-ROM is included, containing over 100 color illustrations of the steps outlined in the book, and of the stunning final images that following those steps will help you to achieve. If you are a professional or an advanced amateur photographer, Digital Imaging will show how you can take advantage of the new imaging technology and have fun in the process.
Summer Birthday Giveaway - Wesley Book - Spring into Digital Photography
In this book you'll learn through dozens of outstanding full-color examples, crafted for simplicity and easy to adapt to your own images. You'll learn how to plan perfect lighting and composition, capture the best possible image, improve it with Adobe Photoshop or Elements, reproduce it superbly-electronically and in print-and manage your workflow and content more efficiently than ever before.
Cameratown simplifies digital photography by guiding visitors to the information they're looking for in an easy-to-navigation layout. Anything you want to know about digital cameras and printers can be found here; the latest reviews, free photography software, hundreds of free tutorials, product announcements and industry news - all updated throughout the day. You'll even be able to download the latest firmware for your camera, download and read camera manuals, and get specifications and prices for cameras, printers, and accessories. Cameratown also features the largest listing of daily photography-only deals, where you will find specials on memory cards, cameras, printers, portable storage devices, card readers, lenses, cases, and more.