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    Pro Gear: The Promaster Photographer's Shooting Vest

    Last updated 9 months ago

    Photography is all about capturing moments, and the perfect shot can be ruined by something as simple as a full memory card or low battery. A good camera bag can hold all the necessary items and then some, but digging around for the right item can take precious time.

    The Promaster Photographer’s Shooting Vest is the perfect solution for the working photographer. With 21 pockets in various sizes and snap-shoulder epaulets, you can easily manage all of your gear and focus on getting the shot. An oversized design, heavy-duty zipper, and vented back and mesh liner all help to keep you comfortable under all conditions—even when the pockets are filled.

    Camera Land of NYC is here to serve all of your photography needs and provide great savings on professional camera equipment. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced professional, our team can help you find the right gear. Take a look at what some of our past customers think of us and call (646) 789-4830 with any inquiries.

    Sports Photography 101

    Last updated 9 months ago

    Everything in sports happens fast, and taking attractive photos can be especially challenging for a novice. Fortunately, there are some photography tips and tricks that can help you get the results you want with minimal trial and error.

    Photography is more about skill level than equipment, but there are some camera features that will make your life easier and save time. A camera with a continuous focusing function will automatically track movements across distances and refocus accordingly without you having to constantly press the shutter release button halfway—just be sure to have extra batteries when using this feature. A camera that can take multiple photos per second is also helpful for isolating particular moments during intensive action.

    While there are many elements of good composition, it can be helpful to focus on a few elements if you’re just getting into shooting sports photography. A good rule of thumb is to keep the horizon as level as possible. If you low and close to the action, be aware of busy backgrounds and avoid visual distractions such as a moving car or brightly clothed bystander. If the venue or game regulations prohibit you from getting too close, finding a good overhead spot where you can still capture facial expressions provides a great opportunity for shots with a clean background.

    Even if you don’t have extensive post-processing skills, something as simple as cropping an image or adjusting color levels can completely transform an image. When cropping an image, try to keep the subject whole without cutting off parts of the body. It can also be helpful to adjust the exposure to bring out bright colors or dark uniforms and avoid that “washed out” look.

    Camera Land is one of New York City’s oldest and most trusted camera stores, and our inventory includes a wide range of brand names at competitive prices. We welcome photographers of all experience levels, and our knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you find the right camera equipment for your needs. Contact us online or call (646) 789-4830 with any questions or comments.

    Promaster Promise - 1 Year Unconditional Warranty

    Last updated 9 months ago

    This Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15th & 16th, Camera Land is Holding A Special 2-Day Event!

    Last updated 9 months ago

    Today's post is to alert you to a special 2 day event we are hosting here at Camera Land this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15th & 16th.

    Camera Land's Pre-Black Friday Multi Vendor Event

    There will be representatives from many of the Camera and Sports Optics companies here offering all types of Special Incentives.
    Being that our Sports Optics clients are from all over the country, even many different parts of the world we do not expect you all to fly into NY for this event (although it would be nice to meet you) so we are extending these opportunities to you on a call in and speak with us basis. Give Doug, Neil, Joel or Scotttie a call @ 212-753-5128 to discuss the Camera or Sports Optic that you're interested in and we will do our best to make you happy you called. Being that our forum brothers and sisters are an important part of our Camera Land family we will honor these opportunities from today thru Saturday.

    BTW, a portion of every Leica, Leupold, Meopta, Minox, Olympus, Pentax, Steiner, Vortex & Zeiss sale is donated to United Cerebral Palsy.

    Also, to give you a preview of some of the upcoming end of year sale items:

    Steiner 12x40 Predator Pro Binocular #242 is reduced from $498.00 to only $249.99

    Steiner 8x22 Safari Pro Compact Binocular #231 is reduced from $124.99 to only $79.99

    (Open Box) MeoPro 8x42 Binocular # 523470 is reduced from $399.99 to only $269.99

    Minox BL 8x44 BR Binocular #62195 is reduced from $489.00 to only $299.99

    Never mounted (Open Box) MeoPro 6x42 Riflescope in either #1 or Z Reticle is reduced from $499.99 new to only $349.99

    Never Mounted (Demo Unit) Zeiss Conquest Duralyt 1.2-5x36 Illuminated Reticle Riflescope #525405-9960 is reduced from $1299.99 new to only $749.99

    Never mounted (Demo Unit) Zeiss Conquest Duralyt 2-8x42 Non-Illuminated Reticle Riflescope #525411-9906 is reduced from $999.99 new to only $599.99

    Your choice of a never mounted opened box Zeiss Victory 2.5-10x50 T* VM/V Riflescope w/#60 2nd IP reticle, #521733-9960 or Zeiss Victory 2.5-10x50 T* VM/V Riflescope w/Illuminated #60 reticle, 521735-9960 reduced from $2299.99 to only $1299.99

    As the end of the year approaches we will continue to add super holiday deals for you. If there is something you're interested in please feel free to call us @ 212-753-5128.
    For Camera gear you can also e-mail Joel -
    For Sports Optics e-mail Doug -

    From our families to yours, have a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

    Today's deal is on a great riflescope that is a rare discounted buy.....

    Last updated 9 months ago

    We had a demo day showing some Zeiss scopes, one of which was the Zeiss Conquest HD5 3-15x42 We took a few out of boxes, pushed them into rubber grips on wood stocks and after the event we packed them back up. We would not put these few scopes back into new inventory which presents the opportunity for todays "Deal of the Day". We're knocking $200.00 off of these scopes.

    The Zeiss Conquest HD5 3-15x42 - Z-Plex #522621-9920 is reduced from $949.99 to only $749.99
    The Zeiss Conquest HD5 3-15x42 - Z-Plex w/ Lockable Target Turret #522627-9920 is reduced from $1049.99 to only $849.99

    These scopes are as new in the original boxes with full warranty. If you are interested please give us a call @ 212-753-5128.

    The CONQUEST HD5 features a superior 5x variable magnification range, new ballistic lockable turrets and redesigned RAPID-Z ballistic reticles all built into the most compact SuperZoom 1-inch riflescope in the industry. In addition, optical enhancements coupled with traditional features such as the Carl Zeiss' proprietary T* lens coating for unsurpassed light transmission and LotuTec® water-repellant hydrophobic lens coating will make this riflescope line an industry benchmark. Quite simply, the CONQUEST HD5 with its 5x SuperZoom sets a new standard for features and performance.

    The advanced design of the new CONQUEST HD5 includes rubberized magnification rings with finer adjustment than previous versions of CONQUEST rifle scopes, updated ergonomic turret design, generous mounting space and a lower profile for easy transport. Selected models also feature an "all new" lockable target turret for added speed and versatility in the field.

    The most versatile of the HD5 line, this 3-15x42 riflescope has longer range capability, and is built for the mid to long range shooting distant. Extra compact and low profile, the 3-15x42 is the perfect solution for the mobile Western hunter in pursuit of elk, mule deer, antelope or even the hunter climbing mountains in search of sheep. Also, this compact length, low profile scope set at 3x magnification works perfectly for close range and fast acquisition hunting situations. This scope features side parallax adjustment, Z-Plex reticle in either hunting turret or lockable target turret.

    Magnification:3x - 15x
    Effective Lens Diameter (mm):30 - 42
    Exit Pupil Diameter (mm):10 - 2.8
    Twilight Factors:9.5 - 25.1
    Field of View at 100yds (ft):35 - 9.6
    Objective Viewing Angle:6.0 - 8.3
    Diopter Adjustment Range:-3 / +2dpt
    Eye Relief:90mm
    Parallax-Free:50 - + yds
    Square Adjustment Range (MoA):70x50
    Adjustment Per Click (MoA):1/4
    Center Tube Diameter (mm):25,4
    Eyepiece Tube Diameter (mm):44
    Objective Tube Diameter (mm):50
    Nitrogen Filling:Yes
    Waterproof (mbar):400
    Functional Temperature Range (°F):-22 / +140
    Length (in):13.80
    Weight (oz):15.20

    NOTE: We're sorry, but these optics CANNOT be shipped outside the USA

    Please feel free to call Doug or Neil @ 212-753-5128 with any questions or to place an order.

    BTW, a portion of every Zeiss sale is donated to United Cerebral Palsy.

    * These "Deal of the Day" opportunities last as long as we have inventory so if you see this and want this please give a call or check our site.

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