The ePHOTOzine Christmas Prize Draw extravaganza is back and once again, thanks to our super-generous sponsors, we have a prize-hoard that's so big Santa had to lend us not one, but two sleighs to carry all of the photo gear we have up for grabs!

From DSLRs and lenses to accessories and software - whatever your current gear needs, there's something here for everyone! Plus, everybody (yes you heard right) EVERYBODY is guaranteed to win a prize on Christmas Day! Just a little thank you to you, our loyal members.

We have thousands of pounds' worth of amazing prizes up for grabs this year from the likes of Nikon, Samsung, Pentax, ZEISS, Intro2020, Wacom, Panasonic, Manfrotto, Lastolite and many more!

To whet your appetite, here are just some of the prizes on offer: Nikon D5600 DSLR + AF-P 18-55 VR Kit, Tamron 16-300mm megazoom lens, Pentax K-70 DSLR, 10 x 32GB Micro SDHC PRO Plus memory cards with SD Adapters, ZEISS Milvus 50mm f/1.4 lens and much, much more!

As well as awesome prizes, there are special offers and new products galore from our extremely generous clients this year. So, sit back with a minced pie and glass of mulled wine and take some time to read the text in each section to make the most of these special deals prepared especially for you lucky lot. Not only can you win great prizes, but you can also save a lot of money on your photographic purchases this Christmas!

Each day in the run up to Christmas a new prize draw will open, and remain open for the duration of December. Simply click on the little present below each sponsor's message to be taken to the prize page for the daily giveaways. Remember to check back daily to see what new goodies you could win; it's like your very own photographic advent calendar.

Here at ePHOTOzine we are extremely proud to bring you what we firmly believe is the most-anticipated Christmas Prize Draw around, made possible by all our generous sponsors.

The ePHOTOzine team would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2017. Stay safe and be very, very merry!

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Fire Up Your Creative Spirit With The Nikon D5600

Fire up your creative spirit with the constantly connected D5600. This is a camera that gives power to your ideas.

The range of legendary NIKKOR lenses at your disposal means you'll never run out of creative options. Nikon's SnapBridge lets you sync photos to your smart device as you shoot, or easily transfer movies whenever you want. When you're the kind of photographer who sees what others miss, image quality is everything. Equipped with a large 24.2 megapixel DX-format image sensor, the D5600 is capable of sharply capturing fine textures and rendering images with superbly crisp detail.

Your friends and followers will see exactly what you intended, shot after shot. An ISO range of 100-25600, and an expanded ISO sensitivity of 6400 in Night Landscape mode, ensures low-light scenes and difficult lighting situations are handled with ease.

Why not treat yourself this winter with Nikon's winter cashback offer? You could get up to £510 back on selected purchases.

Nikon are giving you the chance to win a fantastic D5600 DSLR + AF-P 18-55 VR kit in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning!

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Experience Unimaginable Photographic Possibilities With Tamron's 16-300mm Megazoom Lens

If you want to be able to head out and only take one lens with you for use with a multitude of photographic subjects, look no further than Tamron's 16-300mm offering.

With Vibration Compensation and a silent Piezo drive powering the zoom, you'll be able to capture crisp images of even the most elusive wildlife, at up to 4 stops lower than normal.

No matter what your photographic subject the Tamron 16-300mm lens has got you covered, with almost every focal length you'd ever want to use. With a closest focusing distance of 39cm, even macro subjects are a breeze.

The lens is splash-proof so, as long as you use it with a splash-proof body, you'll be able to use it in all kinds of weather.

ePHOTOzine awarded the lens a 'Recommended' rating for its very good sharpness in the centre, close minimum focusing distance and compact, lightweight design. Find out more about the lens in
our review and on the Intro2020 website.

Intro2020 is giving away one of these fantastic 16-300mm megazooms to one lucky ePHOTOzine member this year, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning.

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100 Trade-In Bonus When You Purchase A Pentax K-1

It's out with the old and in with the new this Christmas, as Pentax offer you a spectacular seasonal deal on the brand new K-1 DSLR when you trade in your old kit.

Until 31 December 2016, you'll get a £100 trade-in bonus when you trade in your old camera for a K-1 at official Pentax retailers.

The Pentax K-1 is a full-frame, 36-megapixel camera with a weather sealed body and unique tilting screen. With an ISO range of 100 204800, the camera is guaranteed to get you a great shot no matter what the lighting conditions.

The Flextilt screen both tilts and rotates and, with a 1037k dot resolution plus a gapless design, you'll be able to see it no matter the angle or how bright your surroundings are.

No matter what kit you currently own, there are many benefits to trading in for the K-1. The 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor gives images with rich gradation and minimal noise. The camera also has an AA-filter-free design, to optimise the resolving power of the high pixel image sensor.

The K-1 has a shake reduction mechanism, to help you get sharper hand-held shots. The system also aids in the Pixel Shift resolution technology used to capture super high resolution images. The technology works by capturing 4 images of the same scene and shifting the image sensor by a single pixel for each image. The images are then combined to create one stunning capture. This allows the K-1 to capture all the colour detail in each pixel, delivering true to life images.

Take advantage of the £100 trade-in bonus today at your local retailer and secure yourself a Pentax K-1.

Pentax is giving away a fantastic K-70 DSLR camera to one lucky ePHOTOzine member this year, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning.

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Save And Store Precious Moments Securely With Samsung Memory

If you're looking for a technology treat for someone special this Christmas, Samsung offers a range of reliable, high performing memory cards and storage devices so you can capture and transfer all your festive classic moments and store them securely.

The Samsung Portable SSD T3 delivers outstanding performance and sets the standard for speed, capacity, durability and connectivity. An ultimate gift for friends and family who need secure local storage that they can take on-the-go and use to quickly transfer large amounts of data. With the rise of rich 4K content, consumers are increasingly relying on external storage solutions while seeking faster data transfer speeds and large capacity on multiple devices. The SSD T3 solves these concerns by enabling blazing-fast file transfers based on sequential read and write speeds of up to 450MB/s with a USB 3.1 interface.

Designed specifically for today's mobile lifestyle, the Portable SSD T3 is compact, lightweight and durable. The drive is smaller than an average business card and weighs a mere 50 grams approximately (less than two ounces), allowing users to easily carry large amounts of data with them anywhere.

Featuring a new shock-resistant metal case and internal frame, the SSD T3 can withstand up to 1500G of force and will survive a drop of up to two metres. The SSD T3 offers 250GB, 500GB, ITB and 2TB capacities.

The Samsung USB 3.0 Flash Drive DUO is specifically designed for smartphone, tablet and PC users who require added flexibility of an all-in-one solution for standard and micro USB ports. The DUO drive provides NAND flash technology 5-proof durability, and a 5-year warranty and is available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities. Offering a streamlined shape and a high-quality, durable, metal-based design that's less than 37mm long and weighs less than 6 grams, it can be easily hidden away under the Christmas tree for someone special.

Samsung's micro SDHC PRO Plus memory card is a perfect gift for photo enthusiasts and graphic designers. The PRO Plus range delivers extremely high performance read and write speeds up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s. You can enjoy fast transfer speeds, a better user experience (UX) on your mobile devices and capture professional quality photos and videos with your high-end DSLR cameras and action cams, making Pro Plus cards ideal for storing professional quality photos and videos. The micro SDHC PRO Plus range of memory cards from Samsung all come with an SD adapter so it is the perfect gift to fit many devices.

In addition to great read and write speeds, the micro SD PRO Plus memory cards offer Samsung's 4-proof technology so they are waterproof, temperature proof, X-ray proof and magnet proof. This means these cards can withstand some of the harshest conditions so, no matter where you are in the world or whatever you are doing, rest assured your photographic memories will remain safe and secure.

Samsung's micro SDHC PRO Plus memory cards are guaranteed to survive up to 24 hours in seawater and endure operating temperatures from -13°F to 185°F and non-operating temperatures from- 40°F to 185°F (-25°C to 85°C and -40°C to 85°C, respectively). Data in the cards will not be affected by X-ray machines and they can resist up to 15,000 gauss magnetic force. 

With the ever-increasing demand of using technology whilst on the go, you can be assured Samsung has the right memory and storage to suit your needs so you are free to capture, share and save all your precious photographic memories this Christmas.

Find out more about Samsung memory products on the Samsung website.

Samsung is giving away 10 x 32GB Micro SDHC PRO Plus memory cards with an SD Adapter in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning one.

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Special Christmas Gifts From Franzis

Whether you are a photographer, a technical engineer, a programmer or just exploring, FRANZIS offers perfect, quick, simple and competent solutions for all hobbyists and pros with books, software, construction kits and webinars.

With almost 100 available study packages, experiment boxes and construction kits, FRANZIS wants to make new technology accessible, impart basic and expert knowledge as well as excite young and old about technology. FRANZIS' developments in the realm of photography have been competitive since the beginning of photo software in 2004 and have impressed professional photographers and photography magazines alike.

Explore our Special Software Deals and save up to 87%!

Franzis is giving you the chance to win 1 of 10 NEAT Projects Professional software licenses in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning one.

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Peak Design's Award-Winning Bags Are Now Publicly Available

The Everyday Backpack, Tote and Sling garnered $6.5M in funding on Kickstarter this summer. They've already won Gear of the Year awards from Popular Photography and National Geographic and Best in Show from Carryology. And they just became available for order from peakdesign.com.

Designed by a team of adventurers, photographers, creatives and urbanites, the Everyday Line is optimised for the needs and workflows of photographers, but ideal for everyday carry. Orders from Peak Design ship quickly and affordably from warehouses in the US, UK, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia. Be one of the first in the world to own a critically acclaimed  Peak Design Everyday Bag.

Peak design are giving 4 members the chance to win 1 of each of their 4 bags in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Make Huge Savings With Nikon's Winter Cashback Offer

With Christmas just around the corner, if you're planning to buy a Nikon camera or lens for a special someone (including yourself!) then don't miss Nikon's winter cashback offer, with up to £510 back on selected purchases.

Choose from a great range of kit, including the 24MP D7100 and D7200, and creative DX lenses like the 10.5mm fisheye and the super-telephoto 18-300mm. There's also an impressive selection of pro kit on offer, including the full-frame 24.3MP D750 and 36MP D810 and covetable FX lenses, from the revered 14-24mm f/2.8 to the fast telephoto 400mm f/2.8 VR.

On top of all this, there's a bonus of up to £170 when you buy a DSLR and up to three lenses.

Nikon are giving 2 members the chance to win 1 of 2 KeyMission 170 cameras in this year's Christmas Prize Draw, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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The ZEISS Milvus 50mm f/1.4 More Than A Standard Lens

The ZEISS Milvus 50mm f/1.4 lens gives a field of view relative to the human eye on a full-frame camera, meaning that the lens is ideal for a wide range of purposes.

The lens gives outstanding imagery across the image field, even when used at full aperture. It offers a future-proof solution for high-resolution camera systems, thanks to its specialised optics.

Even in the most difficult lighting conditions, the lens is able to take fantastic images due to outstanding stray light reduction techniques. Special types of glass have been used displaying anomalous partial dispersion, reducing the occurrence of colour fringes at high-contrast edges of subjects to an absolute minimum.

You'll be able to achieve extremely accurate manual focusing thanks to good ergonomic design and a top quality focusing mechanism.

The Milvus 50mm f/1.4 is weather sealed, meaning you can still use it without issue in dusty or wet conditions.

Find out more about the ZEISS Milvus 50mm f/1.4 lens on the ZEISS website.

You can win a ZEISS Milvus 50mm f/1.4 lens in the Christmas Prize Draw this year! Be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Ricoh WG-M2: A High-Grade, Heavy-Duty Action Camera

For the action and adventure photographer in your life, the Ricoh WG-M2 will make a welcome addition to their kit.

With a high resolution 4K movie mode and a 204 degree ultra wide f/2 lens, you'll be able to capture more of the scene. Thanks to its innovative compact shape the camera won't be a burden, no matter where you travel.

You can even take the camera underwater, up to 20m deep for 2 hours, and make stunning videos with optimised white balance for underwater shooting.

Shock resistant from a 2m fall and able to work in temperatures as low as -10 degrees C, no matter what happens you'll still be able to capture amazing footage.

The WG-M2 has a stereo microphone for recording crystal clear sound and chunky camera buttons mean that the camera can easily be controlled with a gloved hand. Built-in Wi-Fi for ease of sharing your creations is also included.

Find out more about the Ricoh WG-M2 on the Ricoh Imaging website.

Ricoh are giving away a fantastic WG-M2 camera to one lucky ePHOTOzine member this year, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning.

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Carry All Your Equipment Safely With The Cullman SYDNEY PRO Maxima 425+ Messenger Bag

The new SYDNEY pro bag series is the ideal companion for ambitious photographers and videographers who attach great importance to simple design and high quality.

One of the most popular bags found in the SYDNEY range is the Sydney Pro Maxima 425+ bag which is ideal for medium-sized DSLR cameras and tablets up to 13 inches.

Besides the modern design with accent colour, the Sydney Pro offers extremely robust and soft padding, which ensures optimal protection for all equipment parts. The bottom of the bag is made of rubberised, skid resistant material and the whole bag is durable and can be easily cleaned.

In order to ensure protection in rain and bright sunlight, it is equipped with a rain/sun cover system with a detachable rain/sun protection cover.

Two side pockets (one with net, one with a zip), as well as the generously dimensioned front pockets with side access and stowage space with a zip on the padded back, offer additional space for accessories.

Inside you'll find a detachable camera insert and a convenient organiser at the front while the notebook compartment provides space for tablets. If you don't want to carry a camera and accessories, an A4 folder easily fits into the Maxima which makes it perfect for business trips as well as photography.

The two additional carrying loops provide the Maxima 425+ with an additional carrying possibility and the shoulder strap with shoulder padding is also adjustable.

Find out more about the SYDNEY range on the Intro2020 website

There is a Cullman SYDNEY PRO Maxima 425+ messenger bag up for grabs in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, courtesy of Intro2020, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning.

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Datacolor Holiday Sale

Datacolor begins the winter season with a number of attractive price offers including price drops of up to €111*.

In particular, Datacolor's premium products like the display calibration device Spyder5ELITE for photo/videographers as well AV-professionals or our complete packages, Spyder5CAPTURE PRO and Spyder5STUDIO, have up to a 25% discount.

As well as this great offer, you'll also get a 90 day trial Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan with the purchase of a qualifying Spyder product! These are: Spyder5EXPRESS, Spyder5PRO, Spyder5ELITE, Spyder5STUDIO, Spyder5CAPTURE PRO and SpyderPRINT.

Further information about the Holiday Sale promotion is available here: Datacolor Winter Promotion or from your local reseller.

*Purchases via the Datacolor Webstore from the UK are required in Euros.

Datacolor are giving away a fantastic Spyder5ELITE monitor calibration kit in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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'Designed For Creativity' - Wacom Intuos Pro Special Edition

Wacom's pen tablets are used by creative people of all stripes. From professional photographers, animators and illustrators to those who are new to creating digital.

The Intuos Pro combines Wacom's finest pen capabilities with intuitive multi-touch support, the precision and control the pros need to expand and explode their ideas.

The Special Edition features a sleek, silver and black design and it's the perfect present for image editing, graphic design and art interests.

Wacom are giving you the chance to win a fantastic Wacom Intuos Pro Special Edition tablet in this year's Christmas Prize Draw, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Spend Over 100 With Lastolite By Manfrotto This Christmas And Receive A Free Gift

This Christmas, let Lastolite By Manfrotto treat you! When you spend over £100 on Lastolite By Manfrotto products you will receive a Manfrotto Advanced Active Shoulder Bag 6 completely free. The innovative product ranges from Lastolite By Manfrotto are ideal for on location and studio shoots and include backgrounds, soft boxes, reflectors, umbrellas, diffusers and more. These world class Lastolite By Manfrotto products are made in the UK and can withstand repeated daily use from even the most demanding photographers. From the TriGrip reflector to the collapsible backgrounds and Ezybox SpeedLite 2, Lastolite By Manfrotto have the lighting products for you, whatever your shoot requirements. Your free gift, the Manfrotto Advanced Active Shoulder Bag 6, is a compact, lightweight shoulder bag designed to hold the essentials such as a Pro DSLR with attached lens and two additional lenses and accessories.

The offer is available from all qualifying Lastolite By Manfrotto dealers in the UK. For more information or to redeem your free gift please visit the Manfrotto website.

Manfrotto are giving one lucky member the chance to win a Lastolite by Manfrotto magnetic background support kit with stand, Lastolite by Manfrotto Perspective Background and a Manfrotto Advanced 6 shoulder bag in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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IRIX 15MM F/2.4 A New Wide-Angle Manual Lens

This year, the photographic market welcomed Irix - a new brand of wide-angle manual lenses designed in Switzerland and manufactured in South Korea. The company employs passionate engineers and photographers who propose in their products a combination of smart technology and handy design. Recently Irix released its first lens, The Irix15mm f/2.4 in two versions Blackstone (premium) and Firefly (standard). Irix say it is the most innovative manual focus lens designed for DSLR cameras.

With reference to the fact that both versions have exactly the same optical performance, the only difference between them is their finishing. Irix 15mm f/2.4 consists of a very complex optical construction based on 15 elements in 11 groups, its interior crystal glass lenses offer only 2% distortion and a 110-degree angle of view. The exterior materials vary; on the Blackstone lens there is a magnesium and aluminium alloy with markings engraved with UV reactive paint while the Firefly is constructed from a high-quality lightweight material and markings are printed in a standard way.

Being a fully manual lens, the ability to simultaneously transfer distance and aperture status to the camera gives you the opportunity to use the latest features for your gear. In both versions of the Irix15mm f/2.4, many ingenious solutions are included such as; Focus Lock system, Infinity Click on hyperfocal scale, focus calibration and front/rear filter options. Moreover, the Irix 15mm f/2.4 is resistant against extreme weather conditions thanks to its weather sealed construction, which protects the interior against dust, moisture and accidental water splashes.

With that in mind, Irix lenses are a perfect tool for landscape and architecture photography, nightscape photography, photojournalism and for sports photographers. For more information about these lenses, take a look at the Irix website.


During Christmas, Irix will be offering a special gift to those interested in purchasing the Irix 15mm f/2.4 free delivery to UK customers. The only thing you have to do is to purchase your lens via Irix's official website and tick the country of delivery as UK. Then you can easily capture snowflakes, the warm lights of a Christmas tree, children on ice skates and even Santa in the chimney, thanks to Irix's fast aperture and breathtaking precision.

Do hurry as the promotion is running for a limited time only and the code is valid until 15 January 2017. To ensure you "have yourself a merry little Christmas" use the discount code written below:

Irix free delivery

The Irix family would like to wish you a very happy Christmas and New Year!

You can win one of 3 DSLR cleaning kits in the ePHOTOzine Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Unmissable Moments With The LUMIX G 4K Photo Range

Wherever you're headed for the holidays, make sure you capture all those festive moments that are too good to miss with 4K PHOTO the feature that lets you record an incredibly detailed 4K video, and then choose the perfect memory as a high quality still, ideal for snowball fights, sledging runs or present unwrapping fun!

This Christmas, get up to £100 cashback when you purchase selected LUMIX G 4K Photo cameras. For more information on this promotion and how to submit your claim, please visit the Panasonic website.

On top of all of this, we're getting in the festive spirit by giving away a LUMIX TZ100 to one lucky winner.

With a powerful 10x optical zoom you can get closer to your family and friends, while a 20-Megapixel MOS sensor results in beautifully vibrant images, even in low light great for any sleigh spotters. Finally, our Post Focus feature lets you change the focal point of your shot after you've taken it, for Christmas memories to cherish.

For your chance to win, simply enter the prize draw below.

Panasonic are giving you the chance to win a fantastic Lumix TZ100 camera in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Change The Life Of A Photographer You Love - Get Them A Lensbaby Lens This Holiday Season

At Lensbaby, we see things differently. We seek surprise - to have our eyes opened, to dance and play and lose ourselves in moments. To break free of routine, be uncomfortable, tinker and open yourself up to unexpected results.

We make award-winning creative effects lenses, optics and accessories that follow this philosophy and we invite you to join us in our pursuit to dance, play and delight in what's possible with a creative lens and your imagination.

Our Composer Pro System Kit II includes a selection of some of our most popular creative effects lenses and includes the Composer Pro II with Sweet 35, Sweet 50 and Edge 80 Optics, Macro Converters and Lens Cloth, all conveniently packaged in a Lensbaby System Kit bag.

The Sweet 35 Optic adds unpredictable depth and movement at 35mm. The Sweet 50 Optic helps you illuminate essential elements at 50mm. The 80mm Edge 80 Optic tilts your focus into a slice, revealing smooth, round bokeh. Our Macro Converters help you hone in on the details. Add an included cleaning cloth and system bag and you've got the essentials to explore your unique and changing view of the world.

For more information on Lensbaby please visit Lensbaby.com or our UK dealer WEX Photographic.

Lensbaby is giving away one of these fantastic Composer Pro II System Kits to one lucky ePHOTOzine member this year, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning.

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Your Chance To Win Some Great Transcend Goodies

As that exciting time of year approaches, you can find a great gift for tech lovers from Transcend.

Transcend has become a leading global brand of digital storage and multimedia products. Transcend carries over 2000 products, including all types of memory modules, flash memory cards, USB flash drives, digital music players, card readers, external hard drives, solid state drives and industrial-grade products, to satisfy virtually every possible memory-related requirement. In addition to fulfilling system-specific needs, we create trends by developing daring new peripherals that accommodate modern high-tech lifestyles. When it comes to organising your digital life, Transcend has it all.

To find out more, visit the Transcend website https://uk.transcend-info.com/

Transcend are giving you the chance to win some great products in the Christmas Prize Draw, from an award-winning Dash Camera to a lightweight portable SSD, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Let Manfrotto Treat You This Christmas When You Purchase A Selected Backpack

To celebrate the festive period, Manfrotto are running a special giveaway. You will receive a Nilox Action Camera completely free when you purchase one of the selected backpacks. The offer applies to the Off Road Stunt Backpack (in grey or black) the Advanced Travel Backpack (in black, blue, brown or grey), and the Pro Light RedBee 210 Backpack.

The Off Road Stunt Backpack is the perfect companion for extreme activities and can carry up to 3 action cameras, a CSC, accessories and personal items.

The Advanced Travel backpack is the perfect solution for photographers that want to have everything they need on them at all times; it fits photography gear, a tripod and personal belongings in one space that is comfortable and easy to carry everywhere.

The Pro Light RedBee 210 backpack is a multi-feature solution that can hold two camera bodies and a 400mm lens and features multiple access options.

This fantastic offer is available at all qualifying Manfrotto dealers in the UK. For more information and to claim your free Nilox Action Camera after purchasing one of the selected backpacks please head to the Manfrotto special offers page.

Manfrotto are giving you the chance to win a fantastic bundle from Nilox, Lastolite by Manfrotto and Manfrotto in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Introducing The Cokin Gradual ND Kit + Holder An Extremely Useful Filter Kit

The Cokin Gradual ND Kit is a must-have purchase for landscape photography fans. Featuring three of the most popular filter types, plus a P-Series filter holder, the kit contains all of the filters landscape photographers need.

The Cokin Gradual ND Kit includes:

  • Gradual ND2 filter (P121L) with 1-stop density and hard-edged transition
  • Gradual ND4 filter (P121M) with 2-stop density and hard-edged transition
  • Gradual ND8 filter (P121S) with 3-stop density and soft-edged transition
  • P-Series filter holder ('M' size)

The kit features everything a photographer needs to get started on their creative photographic journey*.

For more information on the Cokin Gradual ND Kit + Holder, please visit the Intro2020 website.

* Adapter ring specific to your lens diameter is not included (P-Series filters measure 84x84mm)

Intro2020 is giving away one of these fantastic Cokin Gradual ND + Holder kits to one lucky ePHOTOzine member this year, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning.

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25% Off The PermaJet Snapshut Folio

The SnapShut Folio from PermaJet is the perfect way to display your photos in a professional and easy-to-use book format. With your pages held in place by the ingenious "SnapShut" hinge, this glue-free system offers amazing flexibility - insert any paper type or material in seconds, with the option to reorder, edit and remove pages at any point without damage. Available in black or cream, portrait or landscape, 15mm or 25mm spine and multiple sizes.

When checking out at www.permajet.com, enter the following discount code to apply your 25% discount for the SnapShut Folio.


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With TTL. On Or Off-Camera. Profoto B2.

To shoot with the B2 is to shoot with all options at hand. Put the head on a bracket on your camera, the pack on your belt and stay moving or put everything on a stand and go off camera.

You can shoot in TTL with your Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras or shoot in Hybrid Mode and switch from TTL to manual control with the settings intact. Use it as a subtle fill light or crank up the power and take full control of the ambient light.

Connect one or two flash heads, use only the B2 or sync it with one of several other B1 Off-Camera Flashes. You can shoot with a bare head or choose from the widest assortment of Light Shaping Tools available and shape the B2's already beautiful light into any light you can imagine.

For more information, visit the Profoto website.

Profoto has teamed up with ePHOTOzine to give away 5 'Plus Memberships' in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter the prize draw to be in with a chance of winning one.

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Stay Warm And Dry With Paramo's 3 For 2 Offer

Get closer to nature this winter with Páramo clothing. Chosen by photography professionals and enthusiasts for protection in the most extreme conditions, Páramo uses unique waterproof fabrics which are quieter, softer and last longer as well as keeping you warmer and drier for longer.

Joe Cornish
"Outerwear for photographers has to perform even more heroic tasks than for mountaineers. Barely a day goes past when I don't wear Páramo in one guise or another. My Páramo gear has kept me more comfortable, drier and warmer, than any other combination of outerwear I've tried."

Brydon Thomason, Shetland Nature
"As a naturalist, photographer and wildlife tour operator I spend long hours in the field in all weathers and seasons. To do this, trusting in your kit is imperative; with Páramo, that job is done!"

If you're confident you'll stay warm and dry whatever the weather, you can:

  • Stay out longer without getting chilled to the bone
  • Go out in all weathers and clinch really dramatic shots
  • Keep still and quiet without constant clothing adjustments.

Visit www.paramo.co.uk to find out how Páramo works better without compromising on the environment. Mix and match with 3 for 2 on our Cambia performance baselayers and accessories.

Paramo are giving you the chance to win a Paramo Torres jacket worth £170 in this year's Christmas Prize Draw, so be sure to enter to be in with a chance of winning.

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Win 1 Of 20 x 25 Vouchers To Spend On LumeJet's Online Print Service

The festive season is a perfect time to give personalised gifts to loved ones, letting you express your creativity whilst bringing a genuine personal touch to your gift. LumeJet Technologies Limited, the unique, ultra-high quality photo print supplier, is offering 20 lucky winners the chance to win a £25 voucher to spend on its website to banish those Winter blues!

LumeJet is passionate about printing beautiful photography and offers the next generation of quality print to discerning photographers, photo enthusiasts and consumers who want ultra-high quality, natural and accurate printing. LumeJet offers an array of printing sizes up to and including one metre (39) long panorama prints, and recently introduced a range of Acrylic Box Framed Panorama Prints.

For prints from 20 up to 39 (1 metre) in length, and using your choice of panorama image (including iPhone format), the new Acrylic Box Framed Panorama Prints allow you to showcase and share your magical photographic moments that will be treasured for many years to come.

Printed on Fujifilm DPII professional paper, the print is combined with a 53mm deep wooden box frame and precision cut 2mm thick acrylic to produce a stunning 3D effect that really catches the eye. Available in black, brown or white, the frame itself also has a 22mm wide lip to give your image a clean, stylish outlined finish.

Whether you want to gift someone with the highest quality photo print available or simply savour a memorable photographic moment for yourself, LumeJet is the right choice. Other products including luxury layflat books and a variety of mounted products are available via LumeJet partners.

For more information visit the Lumejet website.

LumeJet is giving away 20 x £25 vouchers to spend on Lumejet's online print service, so be sure to enter the Christmas Prize Draw to be in with a chance of winning one.

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Treat Yourself To ePHOTOzine's 'Plus Membership' This Christmas

If you or a loved one is into photography 'Plus Membership' will be the perfect gift this year! If you're already an ePHOTOzine member, you can upgrade your account to 'Plus' in the blink of a shutter!

'Plus Membership' is a yearly subscription service to take your ePHOTOzine experience to a whole new level. For just £15 per year you'll have a whole host of exclusive features and benefits at your fingertips, inaccessible to non-paying members.

So, whether you're buying yourself a little Christmas gift this year or treating the photography lover in your life, 'Plus Membership' is the way to totally enhance your ePHOTOzine experience!

Take a look at the 'Plus Membership' page now to upgrade your account and see all of the great features you'll have at your fingertips.

There are 20 annual 'Plus Memberships' up for grabs courtesy of ePHOTOzine in the Christmas Prize Draw this year, so be sure to enter the prize draw to be in with a chance of winning one.

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We'd like to thank all our dedicated members and extremely generous clients for making ePHOTOzine the ONLY photography community to be a part of! Your continued support enables us to bring you the very best competitions and prize draws around.

Have a great festive season, stay safe and we'll see you in 2017 for another year of photo-filled fun!

Best Wishes,

The ePHOTOzine Team

ePHOTOzine Team