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|| News Item: Posted 2002-10-01

Penn Camera News & Notes
By Jeff Snyder

GREAT NEWS! Michael Jordan will be back!

As announced in this morning's Washington Post, MJ is coming back to play with the Washington Wizards this season, joining new assistant coach Patrick Ewing …WOW...The rumors continue that Charles Oakley will sign a one year contract to play along side Jordan, and it may be a done deal by the time you read this...Hmmmm MJ, Oakley, Jerry Stackhouse...

A few major announcements this week from camera manufacturers at Photokina...

Canon's new EOS-1DS 11+ million pixel version of the 1D....Canon's new 24-70 f2.8 EF/L zoom....We're still waiting on firm pricing and delivery information, which I'll pass on ASAP.

Canon has some exciting Ca$h back rebates that will begin on October 1st....Canon has reduced the price on the ever popular EOS1D, contact me for pricing...

Nikon's rebates will continue through 12/31/02 on the following products:

14mm $100, 20mm $50, 24mm $25, 28mm $35, 35mm $40, 85mm f1.8 $40, 180mm $70, 300mm f4 AFS $100, 300mm f2.8 AFS $400, 17-35 f2.8 $100, 18-35mm $50, 24-85mm $35, 24-120mm $50, 28-70 f2.8 AFS $100, 28-80 $10, 28-100mm $10, 28-105mm $40, 28-200mm $75, 35-70 f2.8 $70, 70-300mm $35, 80-400VR $100, 60 Micro $40, 85 f2.8PC $150, and 105 Micro $70....AND SB50DX Flash $25, plus the SB80DX Flash $30 Rebate....

Nikon D100's should be in stock for immediate delivery by press time, as well as the MBD-100 Grip and ENEL3 Batteries ...D1H and D1X camera's continue to be extremely popular too! Our stock levels of all Nikon cameras, lenses, Scanners and accessories is very good, so call me for those hard to find items.

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Nikon's NEW 70-200 f2.8 G-AFS VR lens is available in TWO colors!
Nikon's NEW 70-200 f2.8 G-AFS VR lens is coming ...SOON...More to Follow. Take a look:

Stay tuned for Hasselblad's new H1 645 Autofocus system.....
Kodak has announced the DCS Pro-14N camera, based on a Nikon mount with 13.5 million pixels, rumored to be priced in the $4000 range.

Sports Shooter SPECIAL --- Microtech 512mb High Speed Compact Flash Card $275 (Reg $299) (through 10/31/02)

Domke F3X Ballistic "WHNPA" - Domke's ballistic smaller bag in black with the White House News Photographers Association logo embroidered on the front...Sports Shooter SPECIAL $65 (reg. $89), including UPS ground shipping!

Fuji S2's have started to flow through ... All of your Fuji Pictrography supplies are always in stock...Call me for pricing...

Get ready with plenty of power for the cold weather shooting with the Digital Camera Battery... with cables to power not only your strobes, but your Canon, Fuji and Nikon digital bodies as power your laptop!

Both 30wt and 60wt batteries and cables are now in stock. Take a look: OR

Road Wired Mega Media Bag...a great way to carry your laptop and accessories, along with some camera gear too! Sports Shooter special $119, normally $139 and since there were so many inquiries on the Sports Shooter Message board about "Monopods", here are a few Sports Shooter ONLY specials---Gitzo 1568MK@ Carbon Fiber Monopod $199 and the Bogen 3449 Carbon Monopod $125....enjoy!

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