Camera Wholesalers — micro 4

Which PEN is Right For You? (Part 1)

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Ok, so you are a prospective camera buyer who is intrigued by The Nikon D3000 mentioned below or some of the other DSLRs we've featured on our blog. But you will just NOT carry a camera of that size no matter how good it is. You wonder if there's something available that will have many (if not all) of the features of a full DSLR without the bulk. And the answer is YES!  There are some very interesting cameras using the Micro 4/3 system that will meet the needs of the on-the-go photographer that needs a truly compact camera. (Sony does as...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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From all of us at Camera Wholesalers, we wish that you eat too much, relax, and enjoy this great American holiday. Many thanks from all of us to all of you kind people for your continued patronage. Once you've had enough napping and eating, make sure you head down to Camera Wholesalers tomorrow for our INSANE BLACK FRIDAY DEALS! Olympus Black Friday Specials! If you've been waiting for a micro 4/3, E.V.I.L. camera , NOW is the time to treat yourself! The EPL1 is $499.99 with the 14-42mm, AND it's just $200 more to add the 40-150mm lens! Last week ,this...

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A Big Sale, A New (Photo) Lab and Great Vacation Pics!

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This week, Camera Wholesalers and our friends at Tamron will present a 3-Part Summer Travel Photography Tips Series that we know will be helpful as you take those special vacation shots. We'll cover shooting in the big city, people & places overseas and the natural treasures in our National Parks. The big city's first,  so watch for it soon! This week  also marks the arrival of our new digital dry lab, which replaces our trusted chemical lab printing system from our days in Sumner St.  You'll love the results of this new Noritsu system, with sharp,vivid colors and deep blacks and whites that rival...

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Firmware? Isn't that for toning my abs?

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As one scans thru photo websites and blogs, you'll find that a firmware upgrade will be offered for a just released camera. And you may ask yourself  "Hey, what exactly is firmware and would I ever need an upgrade?" Seeing that 2 upgrades were offered up for major cameras within the last week, it's time to discuss this a bit... According to Wikipedia, " firmware is a term often used to denote the fixed, usually rather small, programs and data structures that internally control various electronic devices. Complex consumer devices, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, synthesizers, etc., contain firmware to...

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Is Now The Time To Get Evil?

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Today's New York Times & nytimes.com has an article by Rik Fairlie that is touting the new Micro 4/3 or E.V.I.L. cameras that according to Fairlie  "are redefining the middle ground of digital photography". We've been spreading the word about these breakthrough cameras since their release last fall, but with the introduction of Olympus' newest PEN camera (the EP-L1) & Panasonic's upcoming G2, and the ability to buy one these cameras now for under $600, the time to do more than consider these cameras is NOW! A perfect time to check out these cameras will be on May 1st, when we'll have our...

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