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|| News Item: Posted 2002-08-31

Late summer specials from Roberts
By Jody Grober

Welcome to one and all, Jody here, coming at you from the home of the INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS (that's Indy). It has already been good see some of y'all again and I am looking forward to more glad tidings as the tournament gets started.

If your in town on the 6th and 7th of September check out the inaugural NCAA Sports Photography Workshop "THROUGH THE LENS OF A CHAMPION". The workshop, planned by Rich Clarkson, features speakers freelance sport shooter Dave Black, Bert Hanashiro, from USA Today and Maureen Grise from SI. For details go to

In the news:

With football season upon us (and of course with my Colts having no rivals anymore being in a brand new division, how weird is this?) we have some long glass specials up on our new eBAY store. Visit us at

The AquaTech rain covers are in stock and boy are they awesome! A rain cover that protects your equipment without Velcro on your hoods or lenses, windows to see all of your screens and an eyepiece so you actually see the action. There's even a waterproof cover for your flash. For spec: To Buy:

Fuji has announced a PICTROGRAPHY driver for OSX. S-2s are slowly coming in and the reviews are great.

Canon EOS-1Ds are more regularly available...please call if you are still looking for one. Batteries are also finally in stock.

LowePro Bag of the Month We have a special price on the LowePro 600mm lens only $109.97...only 4 available.

To buy:

Nikon has a new rebate program with big dollars to be had by all. The program starts on September 1st so give us a call next week, 800-726-5544, and get the details.

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Bogen quick release clamp
Bogen has a new clamp series for arena lighting that look pretty nice. "Quick Release Clamps" is rated for 110 pounds, weighs 1.67 pounds, has a 5/8" spigot, has a dedicated slot for safety cables and has a quick action release and set feature.

I have special SportShooter Lexar pricing:
256/12x CF cards $ 99.97
256/24x CF cards $149.97
512/12x CF cards $269.97
512/24x CF cards $319.97
1Gb/16x CF cards $599.00
Plus if you buy a 24x card you get a FireWire reader for $25.00.

Well that's all for now except for … remembering to have a little fun while we work.

(Roberts Distributors in located in Indianapolis, IN. Jonathan "Jody" Grober can be emailed at: To place an order, call: 1-800-726-5544.)

Related Links:
Roberts eBay Store
NCAA Sports Photography Workshop

Related Email Addresses: 
Jody Grober:

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