If you’re a passionate DSLR user, Samsung is tempting you to make the move to mirrorless at their #DitchtheDSLR event in New York City on Wednesday, June 4. The first consumers to trade in their DSLRs between 12-6 pm will receive a new Samsung NX30 SMART Camera, valued at $999. You’ll also have the chance to receive a $50 rebate towards the purchase of a Samsung NX camera like the new NX Mini (my new favorite love!), when you pledge to #DitchtheDSLR. I’ve heard that there are “several hundred NX30s” available but you’ll want to get there early!
The unique and interactive #DitchtheDSLR Times Square event plans to showcase what mirrorless cameras have to offer as Samsung shares the newest, slimmest and the most connected SMART cameras currently on the market. Samsung will provide a number of different opportunities for you to test the camera’s capabilities including capturing images of slot cars racing down a speedway to test the speed mirrorless cameras, taking a high quality NX Mini selfie, and creating an impressive panoramic of Times Square. Other NX models will also be on hand to try at your leisure.
Since becoming a Samsung #Imagelogger in December, I’ve received a plethora of amazing gear and joined an incredible community of 49 other incredible photographers who have really helped me step up photography game. Some of the New York City based Imageloggers will be on hand to be on-hand to offer helpful tips, and share their experiences using mirrorless cameras.
Cameras are a huge investment and so many times consumers, like myself, can be a little gun shy to make changes unless having the opportunity to have some hands-on time. This event will provide hands-on time and access to industry experts as you contemplate a switch.
According to Samsung, they’re doing this because they believe “photographers have been misled to believe that they need big, often awkward DSLRs to take great pictures. Smaller mirrorless cameras, like the Samsung NX30, can outperform DSLRs and they feature the connectivity that on-the-go photographers have come to expect.”
The goal of Ditch Day in Times Square is to dispel the myth that only DSLRs can capture amazing images. If you’re one of my Facebook friends, follow my Instagram feed, or admire my photos here, you already know that you don’t need a DSLR to take incredible photos!
What: Samsung #DitchtheDSLR Ditch Day in Times Square
When: 12-6 pm on Wednesday, June 4
Where: Times Square between 42nd and 43rd Streets across from Nasdaq Marquee
Admission is free
I am a Samsung Imagelogger and am provided with Samsung cameras to try as part of the program. All opinions are my own.