Monday, May 5, 2014

Hunt's Photo & Video to launch new Holyoke location, Friday, May 9th

Here’s a story from New England’s largest digital imaging equipment retailer, Hunt’s Photo & Video, about the Grand Opening of their new Holyoke location on Friday, May 9th. Mayor Alex Morse and Holyoke Director of Planning and Economic Development Marcos A. Marrero will join Hunt’s Photo Executive Vice President and COO Rich Yagjian at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:30 pm.

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  • Grand Opening of New England’s largest digital imaging equipment retailer, Hunt’s Photo & Video, will be held Friday, May 9th, at 1:30 pm, at Hunt’s new Holyoke location, 98 Lower Westfield Rd., Holyoke;

  • A 2-day sales event will usher in the New Store Grand Opening in Holyoke, featuring discounted pricing on most cameras, lenses, printers, and camera accessories and Hunt’s exclusive Cell Phone Trade-Up towards many still and video cameras.


(MELROSE, MA) – They’ll be cutting the ribbon and slashing the prices at Hunt’s Photo & Video, in Holyoke on Friday, May 9th.

New England’s largest digital imaging equipment retailer will kick off the Grand Opening of its new Holyoke store at 98 Lower Westfield Rd., with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 1:30 pm attended by Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, Director of Planning and Economic Development Marcos A. Marrero and Hunt’s Photo Executive Vice President and COO Rich Yagjian. The grand opening sale will feature two days of discounted prices on most cameras, lenses, printers, and camera accessories plus Hunt’s exclusive “Cellphone Trade-Up” in which customers can trade their unused cell phones towards any digital camera purchase.

Among the items featured during the upcoming Digital Demo & Sale will be cameras with groundbreaking capabilities such as:

·        The 1ST Showing in New England! Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4, a “hybrid camera,” that is the first DSLM camera capable of shooting professional quality stills and videos;

·        Nikon’s newly released flagship model, the D4S HD-SLR, with a new image-processing engine and more advanced autofocusing performance. Great for advanced amateurs and professional sports, nature and event photographers and photojournalists;

·        The new OM-D E-M10 from Olympus offering popular features at an affordable price, including a built-in flash, built-in WiFi and tiltable touchscreen, plus unprecedented image quality, high-speed sequential shooting and an incredible array of creative tools;  

·        The new PowerShot G1X Mark II from Canon delivering professional-level shooting capabilities in a compact camera body. The G1X produces detailed, vivid images even in low-light conditions, making it an ideal “second camera,” for advanced amateurs, professional photographers and DSLR shooters.

·        Fuji’s X-T1 interchangeable lens camera partners compact size with high-speed performance. The X-T1 offers ultra-fast display speed, high magnification, excellent mobility, and a weather-resistant body capable of withstanding the toughest outdoor challenges;

·        The 1ST Showing in New England! Sony Alpha ILC-E 6000 L w/16-50mm lens, The mirrorless camera that's half the size and weight of a typical DSLR. Raise your photography to the next level with a 24.3MP APS HD sensor, an OLED viewfinder, built-in Wi-Fi®, plus the world's fastest auto focus.

The third-generation family-owned Hunt’s Photo is no newcomer to Western Massachusetts. Until recently, the company operated a store in Hadley, MA for the past 15 years. When the chance arose to move to a heavily-trafficked site near the intersection of Routes 91 and 90, the appeal proved irresistible.

The new 1,800 sq. ft. Holyoke store will continue the competitive pricing, unparalleled expertise and exceptional customer service for which Hunt’s Photo is renowned. In addition, it will expand on the company’s commitment to education by offering 1-on-1 onsite classes in photography to the community.

“Hunt’s is really focused on educating consumers,” explains Yagjian. “If improving your picture taking technique is on your to-do list, we offer one-on-one classes tailored to your specific needs. As each class is unique, be sure to call ahead for an appointment time convenient for you. We invite photographers at every level to continue their learning at Hunt’s.”

Holyoke hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm; and Sunday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. For more information, phone 413-585-9430 or email

Headquartered in Melrose, MA, with branches in Boston, Cambridge, Holyoke, and Hanover, MA, Manchester, NH, Providence, RI, and So. Portland, ME, Hunt’s Photo & Video serves photographers at all levels with competitive pricing, unparalleled expertise and exceptional customer service. Enjoy “a picture perfect experience” every time you do business at Hunt’s. Be sure to the Hunt’s website at