Speedlinks, 12/18/2006

• Alien Bees has introduced a sweet-looking, monobloc (self-contained) ring light. Rumor has it Strobist reader Kirk Tuck is already engaged to his. (Must. Keep. Wallet. Closed.)

• Got a herd of dust bunnies on your sensor? Learn how to clean that baby. (Warning: Cheesy illustration after link.)

• Strobist reader Conrad Erb has posted a tutorial on how to tighten a loose hot shoe on a Canon 20D.

• Amazon is enabling, nay, sucking up, to holiday shopping procrastinators. They are tossing in $5 gift cards with many magazine subs. It brings American Photo and Pop Photo down to less than $10/year, net.

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