the Dan's Camera City blog

January 17, 2014

CES Wrap-up

Greetings from Las Vegas!

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December 24, 2013

A year-end note from Mike, co-owner of Dan's Camera City

The holidays are in full swing, the end of 2013 is rapidly approaching, and all of us at Dan's would like to take a moment to express our appreciation for your continued support. This past year we were fortunate to see several areas growing beyond our expectations. Some were things we've done for years, like custom framing, and some were our newer services like school photos and our portrait studio.

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December 17, 2013

New Cameras for the Holidays

Necessity is truly the mother of invention. As camera phones have become increasing popular for casual snapshots, camera manufacturers have had to significantly increase the appeal and diversity of their products. While the last several years have seen primarily minor upgrades in routine camera features, this year is quite the exception. Several companies have responded to the changes in consumer habits with some very outside-the-box options. Plus, on many of the traditional camera products prices have really decreased in order to make them more affordable (and appealing) to more people. All of this is great news for consumers, as now you can choose from completely new types of products or save money on existing items, all while capturing better images more easily than ever.

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November 21, 2013

Introducing Team Santa 2013

Go Team Santa!
It's already that time of year, and Santa's on his way! This year Dan's will be at more places than ever, offering you more access to superb Santa photos. The key to providing superior Santa photos is our team, and all the training and practice they receive. Join us at The Promenade Shops, Lights in the Parkway, Christkindlmarkt, and several other locations around the Valley. See the full list of dates & locations for details. We look forward to seeing you and your family this holiday season!

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November 5, 2013

Safari Update & Compatibility Issue for Mac users

Update (11/19/13): the issue with Apple's Safari web browser on Mac OS X has been fixed! The new system includes a brand new HTML-based uploader for Safari 6.1 and 7.0 on all affected versions of Mac OS X. Google's Chrome web broswer still doesn't work for image uploading though. We recommend that Chrome users try Safari or Firefox for uploading images to print. Safari is included on your computer by default, so there's no extra download involved.
original article follows, but all issues have been addressed

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October 22, 2013

Create Haunting Halloween Photographs

Halloween is one of those times when kids can beg for candy without being scolded and adults can dress up in full costume with the excuse that “it’s for the kids, you know.” While you’re searching for the perfect costume, scary props and fun holiday treats, remember to plan a bit of time to create fantastic Halloween photos. This year, mix things up, have some fun and experiment.

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July 1, 2013

Our Easton store will be open on Saturdays this summer

Dan's Easton store, open Saturdays this summerWhile our Allentown store will continue to be closed on Saturdays during July & August, we want to make sure you have access to all of our services and expertise through our Easton store. Even if you don't live nearby, they're just a phone call away and available Saturdays from 9:30am-5pm at (610) 829-2313.

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June 27, 2013

Enter the "My Summer Escape" Photo Contest

Olympus TG-620Enter your favorite photo of the season for a chance to win a new Olympus Tough TG-620 iHS Camera from Dan’s Camera City. Deadline for entries is July 8 - then be sure to come back to vote for your favorites! Enter now on our Facebook page

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June 10, 2013

A 10-year Anniversary

June 3rd, 2003 was the second most important date in Dan's history.
 
The most important date was August 7th, 1977. That was when Dan Poresky founded Dan's Camera City with the simple belief he could make photography easy and enjoyable for everyone. He coined the phrase For Better Memories for a business that's been supported by loyal customers from the Lehigh Valley and beyond ever since.
old staff photos
from the archives: a couple of old Polaroids from Dan's original location.

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June 7, 2013

Dan's does automobile graphics!

You’ve trusted our our knowledgeable sales staff Dan’s Camera City to help you choose the best camera gear for your needs and print your memories for over three decades. But along with being The Valley’s best resource for all things photography, did you know that we also offer dozens of B2B options that our state-of-the-art digital lab can produce for you? In addition to short-run business cards, flyers, postcards and brochures, Dan’s also has the ability to print graphics for your automobiles, taking business advertising on the road!
the new B104 Fiat

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