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|| News Item: Posted 2008-07-29

Get ready for football with Samy's Camera
By Louis Feldman

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Nikon D700
Samy's Camera has started to receive to new products recently introduced by Nikon … the full-frame D700 digital SLR and the SB-900 speedlite. Please give us a call to check on currently availability and pricing!
Nikon D700 SLR Digital Camera Body
• Nikon's original 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor: Teamed with Nikon's exclusive EXPEED digital image processing, the D700 delivers breathtakingly rich image quality.
• Broad ISO sensitivity up to 6400 and incredibly low noise: Super low-noise performance from 200-6400 ISO, with the added versatility of Lo-1 (100 ISO) Hi-1 (12,800 ISO) and Hi-2 (25,600 ISO).
• Continuous shooting up to 5 frames per second: Shoot at up to 8 frames per second with the optional MB-D10 Multi-power Battery Pack.
• Three-Inch, super-density 920,000-dot VGA color monitor: High resolution with 170-degree wide-angle viewing, calibrated color and tempered-glass protection assure confident image review.
• Two Live View shooting modes: Choose from hand-held or tripod modes to suit shooting requirements.
• Rugged magnesium-alloy construction: Along with extensive dust and moisture protection and a durable shutter mechanism tested to 150,000 cycles, the D700 merges pro D-SLR performance with expanded agility.
• Fast, accurate 51-point AF with 3D Focus Tracking: Exacting autofocus precision, plus three Dynamic AF modes.
• Dynamic Integrated Dust Reduction System: Effective quad-frequency, ultrasonic sensor cleaning minimizes image degrading dust particles.
• 1,005-Pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II: Legendary Nikon exposure accuracy aided by an onboard database of over 30,000 images.
• Nikon's exclusive Scene Recognition System: SRS further extends auto-exposure intelligence while also advancing white balance detection and auto-focus performance.
• Nikon Picture Control settings: Advanced color control with 9 customizable settings and 4 preset options allow fine tuning of image appearance preferences.
• Active D-Lighting with NEW Auto mode: Unique three-phase dynamic control to capture previously lost details in shadows and highlights while maintaining normalized contrast.
Nikon SB-900 TTL AF Shoe Mount Speedlight
• Nikon's Flagship Creative Lighting System Speedlight: Powerful and versatile SB-900 works as a stand-alone flash, featuring wireless operation as a Commander or wireless remote light source.
• Control up to three remote Speedlight groups and an unlimited number of compatible Speedlights: The SB-900's Wireless Commander Mode offers wireless control at the master Speedlight position. Four wireless channel options allow you to manage wireless conflicts in multiple photographer environments.
• Streamlined controls and menus: The Rotary Select Dial sets key flash functions quickly-a prominent Master and Remote control switch simplifies wireless operation.
• FX/DX format identification: Automatic FX/DX switching optimizes light distribution angle.
• Expanded Auto Power Zoom Coverage: The SB-900 provides zoom coverage from 17-200mm in the FX-format and 12-200mm coverage in the DX-format.
• Choose from 3 light distribution patterns: Improve light quality by selecting Standard for general illumination, Center-weighted for portraits, or Even for groups or interiors.
• User-friendly firmware updating: Allows uploading of performance enhancement developments to the SB-900 with select Nikon digital SLR cameras
• Color gel filter identification: The SB-900 automatically identifies mounted color gel filters and adjusts the camera's auto white-balance setting with select Nikon digital SLR cameras.
• Flash Tube Overheat Protection: An added measure of safety is provided for sustained high-speed bursts.

NFL training camps opened last week, so it's time for all of you football shooters out there to look at some of the things that will be helpful this upcoming season:
- Rolling equipment cases from Think Tank Photo are IN STOCK (

• Samy's carries the full line of very cool and reasonably priced monopods from Induro.
• Compact flash and SD memory cards from SanDisk, Lexar, Hoodman and Dane Elec in all sizes and all price ranges (
• Lightware Multiformat cases are the perfect answer for those traveling Sports Shooters that want protection, light weight and style (

Samy's Cameras also has several Internet specials, check them out here:
430EX II Speedlight

Stylus Photo 1400 13" Wide Color Ink Jet Printer

ColorMunki Photo - Monitor, Printer & Projector Calibration System

Samy's Camera is a proud supporter of the upcoming Sports Shooter Academy Boot Camp September 5 & 6 in Orange County.

(Contact Samy's Camera in Los Angeles by calling 323-964-0323 Ext 200 and ask for an industrial sales representative. Also check out Samy's Specials on or Samy's web site at: .)

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