News you can use – July 12 reviews

Get a chance to win a Tamron 18-270 for simply writing a camera equipment review over at

You don’t have to be Hemingway or King to do this. A few simple paragraphs talking about your experience and results with a particular lens, flash or camera is all they are looking for.

Check out their guidelines on writing a review and the details on the contest on their website. Then go sharpen your pencil and get to work.

Book Publishing Deals

MyPublisher is offering up to 60% off photo book and canvas print orders through July 16th. Use the coupon code BIGJULY to take advantage of the deal.

Check their Special Deals page for more info.

Blurb kicks off the summer with a 25% off coupon for any book ordered before July 31. Blurb is about the same price as MyPublisher, but their platform also gives you a way to sell and market your book.

Details are at the Blurb website and the promo code is CAPTURE.

Printing Deals

Metallic prints were talked about recently at the club. Here’s a few places offering deals. (Note: some prints are a Metallic paper, like at, and others are actually printed on aluminum sheets. Make sure you’re getting exactly what you want.)

First up is a deal is from Adorama for their Aluminyzed prints. A whopping 40% off through July 25 when you use coupon code “PXMETAL40”.

Visit the Metal prints page for ordering info.

BayPhoto has a 15% off deal on their MetalPrints going through July 26. These are “… infused onto aluminum for an image with exceptional detail and a magical luminescence” according to their website.

Get the deal details at