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    Camera Land is Having Another "Doug's Leaving on Vacation 10% Off Store Wide Sale"!!!

    Last updated 2 months ago

    The Summer's heating up and so are the deals.

    Camera Land is having another "Doug's Leaving on Vacation 10% Off Store Wide Sale"

    Every year I go on an annual "Once in a Lifetime Alaskan Fishing Trip" and never wishing for the boys here to be bored while I am out, this year we are doing what we did last year due to it's extreme popularity. While I am away our entire new & demo inventory (with the exception of new Leica, Leupold, S&B, Swarovski & Trijicon brands,) will be 10% off, as long as you either call the order in or put10% Doug's Away Sale in the note area of your web order (on web orders we will issue the 10% refund to your payment method when we process the order). You must do this. I am thrilled to keep the guys here crazy busy while I am relaxing, fishing and enjoying a cigar without a care, however, when I get back I prefer not to get a ton of e-mails and calls saying "I didn't mention it but I wanted the 10% off". Please either call in and mention the 10% off or type it in the note area of your order. This sale will run from July 24th - August 3rd.

    Yes, Cameras, Lenses, Flash Units, all related camera gear and accessories, Bags, Tripods etc. 

    All New & Demo Sports Optics are included (not open box goods or Deal of the Day sale items):
    Riflescopes, Binoculars, Spotters, Monoculars, Rangefinders, etc.

    If we have it new or demo then it is part of this sale (with the exclusions mentioned above).
    Yes, Fed Ex ground shipping is still included on all orders that are over $100.00 after the discount is applied. 

    Please feel free to call Joel, Scottie, Mark or Neil at 212-753-5128 with any questions or to place an order.

    A portion of every Leica, Leupold, Meopta, Minox, Steiner, Vortex and Zeiss sale is donated to United Cerebral Palsy

    If you are so inclined to participate please click here to make a donation 

    * Very Important Notice: This sale is good from the dates listed in this sale. Not retroactive to earlier purchases and it will not be extended to orders after midnight on August 3rd. It is not combinable with any MIL/LEO or other offers.
     

    Tips for Taking Stunning Photos During Your Summer Vacation

    Last updated 3 months ago

    Whether you're getting ready to embark on a cross-country road trip or you're finally taking that dream vacation to Europe, don't forget to pack your favorite Leica or Nikon camera equipment for your travels. When combined with just the right lighting and the proper shooting techniques, your equipment can help you document your journey so that you can look back on it for years to come. Here are our top tips for taking stunning photos during your summer vacation.

    Go for the Group Shot

    While many people love taking shots of coastlines, trees, and local architecture, there's something even more special about capturing memorable moments between friends and family members during a vacation. Take the opportunity to shoot a group photo with your travel mates throughout your excursion, and vary your style by photographing both staged and candid shots. 

    Explore Various Apps

    One of the most fun and creative ways to spice up your photos is to modify them using an app. Photography apps allow you to take any basic photo and enhance its features, such as the color intensity or brightness. They can also completely manipulate a photo by changing its perspective or framing it.

    Turn to Nature for Inspiration

    If you're finding it difficult to find inspiration for travel shots using your Nikon camera or your Leica equipment, then grab a pair of binoculars and set your sights on the surrounding nature. Observe for local wildlife or check guidebooks for particularly stunning scenery in the area. Locals are also a great resource for tips on awe-inspiring nature that will photograph well.

    Before embarking on your summer travels, stop in to Camera Land NYC to find out how we can help you achieve the best shots while vacationing. We can also turn your pictures into photo prints upon your return home. Call (646) 789-4830 to learn more about our camera equipment and photo services.

    Deal of the Day: S&B Exos 1-8x24 LM - FD7 Reticle Riflescope #780-811-708

    Last updated 3 months ago

    Today's "Deal of the Day" is on a never mounted open box S&B Exos 1-8x24 LM - FD7 Reticle Riflescope #780-811-708. New this scope is $3399.99 and we have a few never mounted open box units for only $2499.99

    On the latest Exos line scope the reticle and the FlashDot illumination are located in the second focal plane, therefore remaining constant when switching the magnification. The special feature of this scope is its CC mode in which it may be used parallax-free as a red dot sight with a magnification of 1,0. Its rather big field of vision (35.3 m/100 m) makes the scope your ideal choice for the quick shot on fleeting game. With more training the hunter may, when aiming at a short distance, leave both eyes open, thus always remaining on top of things. The scope will be an ideal support for the hunter during driven wild boar or buffalo hunting or when hunting other game which is well able to defend itself. 

    Exit Pupil Diameter (mm): 9.6 - 3.0
    Twilight Factor: 3.9 - 13.9
    Field of View m/100 (m): 35.3 - 4.9
    Eye Relief Distance (mm):
    90
    Basic Click System: 1cm / 100m
    Total Adjustment Range: 1m / 100m
    Weight (g): 550gm

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

    * 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.

    Have a great day

     

    Understanding the Importance of Your Camera's Aperture

    Last updated 3 months ago

    When it comes to achieving the perfect shot, the trick is to understand the ins and outs of your camera. Whether you shoot with a brand new Nikon camera or a vintage Leica, your device offers a variety of settings and components that can be used to create a seemingly infinite number of shooting styles. Here is a guide to understanding the importance of one of those components: your camera's aperture.

    The Purpose of an Aperture

    The easiest way to think of an aperture and to understand its purpose is to liken your camera to the human eye. Just like the eye, a camera features a diaphragm that contracts and expands to manipulate light intake. The diameter of the contraction or expansion is referred to as the aperture, which acts exactly like the eye's pupil as it lets light flood into the lens.

    Changing Aperture Settings

    Different angles, settings, and shots call for different aperture settings. This means you need to know how to appropriately configure your lens to select the right aperture mode. Lens aperture sizes, known in the world of photography as “f-stops,” are written as fractions that represent a lens' focal length by the diameter of the aperture. A modern Nikon camera or Leica from Camera Land will allow you to simply select the f-stop required and automatically alter shutter speed to create fluid exposure.

    An Aperture's Impact on Focus

    Since aperture size dictates the amount of light taken in, this vital camera component also has an impact on the degree to which an image is in focus. F-stop settings can be altered so that just one part of the shot is in focus while the surrounding scene blurs into the background. Other settings see to it that an entire shot is clear and in focus, from the foreground all the way to objects farther in the distance.

    For even more information on aperture and other camera settings, consult with the camera experts at Camera Land NYC. In addition to offering top quality cameras from Nikon, Leica, and Fuji, we are also your go-to store for crossfire riflescopes and binoculars. Call us at (646) 789-4830 to learn more about the products we carry and the photography services we offer. 

    Deal of the Day: Open Box unit Vortex Diamondback 12x50 Binocular for only $199.99

    Last updated 3 months ago

    Today's "Deal of the Day" is on an Open Box unit Vortex Diamondback 12x50 Binocular for only $199.99, including Fed Ex shipping to a street address in the USA. 

    Superior quality, high-performance hunting optics can find their way around your neck for a surprisingly affordable price. Grasp the light-piercing power of the 12x50 Diamondback as you close in on details missed by others at this time of day. Taking its lead from the Diamondback rattlesnake, this rugged binocular is striking in how well it detects life.



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