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|| News Item: Posted 2002-10-01

Fall Specials From Roberts Distributors
By Jody Grober

Welcome to all from the USA F-1 headquarters…Indianapolis. It was great seeing so many of you here last week for the big race. Of course the big news this week is Photokina



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Nikon CoolPix 350
NIKON ANNOUNCED 2 NEW COOLPIX DIGITAL POINT AND SHOOTS THE CoolPix 3500 AND THE CoolPix 4300. The 3500 is a 3.2 Mp version of the Swivel Lens camera and the 4300 is a new 4Mp digicam. See more specs below.

Nikon will also be showing the new Nikkor 70-200/2.8G AF-S VR
This is going to be a winner…no pricing as of yet.

Canon has announced a new 11+ MegaPixel Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR to be available towards the end of the year with street price yet to be decided. Click for specs.
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Also new from Canon is the 24-70/2.8L zoom lens. Click below for press release.

Kodak also announced a new CMOS Digital SLR with 14 MegaPixel imager, full frame chip and full line Nikkor compatablilty. Price hasn't yet been announced but we believe it will be quite affordable. Available in December or so.

Kodak has also announced the new Photo Desk 2.0 version for MAC OSX. Click below for the download site.

Bogen and Elinchrome have brought back the tried and true 500 MONOBLOCK in a two light kit including cases, stands, umbrellas and lights for only $995.00

Minolta has a new light meter, the AutoMeter VF. See this and all of Minoltas Photokina announcements at the link below.

There are still some of the Lexar specials left:
256/24x for $139.00 while supplies last
512/24x for $299.00 while supplies last

Also from Lexar is the new Write Acceleration technology, which enables certain cameras and cards to communicate much more rapidly. Click below for more info on this and other Lexar news.

Mamiya and Profoto and proud to announce their new line of ultra cool Studio Power Pack…the PROFOTO D-4. Check these out!!!


A new bag from Lightware is the MESSENGER LAP TOP…this one is well thought out.

A very very special thanks to everyone who attending, both to instruct and to learn, the inaugural NCAA SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP. Much fun was has and a ton of information was spread.

Well, that's all for now and don't forget we're having fun now!!!

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

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