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|| News Item: Posted 2007-02-27

New Canon Mark III Samy's Hot Item of the Month
By Louis Feldman

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Canon Mark III
The phone has been ringing off the hook since the Canon official announced their new EOS 1-D Mark III … available sometime in April give Samy's Camera a call for pricing info and to get on "the list"!

Highlights on the features of the new Mark III that sports shooters and photojournalists will find of particular note:

* 10 fps continuous shooting (for up to 110 frames)
* New 45-point Area AF sensor with 19 high-precision, cross-type points, 26 standard-precision AssistAF points
* ISO range of 100 - 3200 (expandable to L50; H6400)
* 10.1 Megapixel APS-H CMOS sensor
* Dual "DIGIC III" processors
* New auto focus system with 19 cross type sensors
* New Integrated Cleaning System
* 3.0" LCD with Live View mode

Canon also announced a few companion accessories for the new Mark III:

* EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
* Speedlite 580EX II (an update of the Speedlite 580EX)
* Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2

When you make those important multi-media decisions, give Samy's a call for great pricing on all of your digital video and audio needs for 2007. With so many photographers and publications making the plunge into more multi-media, Samy's carries the full line of digital video cameras and accessories from all of the leading makers like Sony, Canon and JVC.

Also Samy's is an authorized Apple Computer reseller, so if you need a new high-powered portable like the MacBook and MacBook Pro or a screaming fast desktop computer like the ultra-cool iMac or blazing-fast G5 Quad, give us a call for current Sports Shooter pricing.

Samy's carries THE two processionals' choices in camera memory: SanDisk and Lexar. We have all formats (compact flash and SD) in stock in an assortment of speeds. So depending on your needs and you budget, you have the right card for you. Like hard drive space, you can never have enough!

And speaking of SanDisk, the company announced recently "the world's highest capacity card for professional photographers" the 16-gigabyte SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash card. The new cards will have minimum write and read speeds of 20 megabytes per second.

Samy's Camera is the largest photographic rental house in Southern California and we have stores in Los Angeles (Fairfax main store), Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Venice and Orange County.

And one last reminder that Samy's is your one-stop shopping location for all of your lighting (Dyna-Lite, Profoto, Hensel, Speedotron, Chimera, Photoflex) and remote (Pocket Wizard, Bogen, Gitzo) needs.

The Airport Addicted. The Airport Security. There are no hotter equipment bags than products from Think Tank Photo. Samy's is an authorized Think Tank dealer and we have all of their products IN STOCK. Give us a call for Sports Shooter pricing!

Samy's will be involved again with the Sports Shooter Academy in April and the Sports Shooter Newsletter Annual Contest.

(Contact Samy's Camera in Los Angeles by calling (323) 938-2420 and ask for an industrial sales representative. Also check out Samy's Specials on or Samy's web site at:

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