Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless for $9495

And now to our weekly Medium Format deal post 🙂 The new condition Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format Mirrorless camera in the body only kit is on sale for a limited time for $9495 (yes, four figures now!) at B&H Photo. It even has USB-C technology, old school photography companies embracing USB-C before the cutting edge technology ones 🙂

Used Fuji GF 23mm f4 R LM WR for $1229 [GFX/MF]

The new condition Fuji GF 23mm f4 R LM WR medium format lens for their GFX Medium Format System is on sale for the Black-Cyber-Monday sales for $2050 at authorized dealers such as Adorama… But if you want to save more, you can get it in “Used – Like New” condition (damaged original packaging) for $1229 by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself (3rd-party sellers not eligible) thanks to a limited time 20% off automatic in-cart discount.

PS: it’s easier to do 80% off the price, than 20% off the price and subtract that from the full amount 🙂

(ENDED) KEH Weekly USED Coupon Deals: Used: Hasselblad H2 (H1 U) MF Body for $365, Olympus 14-45/3.5-5.6 [FT/DSLR] for $29+, Canon BG-E3 for $7.50+, Etc

These offers expired…

NOTE that all your eligible USED purchases (“BGN” or better condition) at KEH until 12/31/17 automatically get a 365-day warranty instead of their usual 180-day warranty. No coupon is needed for this. Conditions worse than “BGN”, such as “AS IS” or “UG” (Ugly) are not and were not eligible for the 365/180-day warranties.

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Used Fujifilm H Mount Adapter G for GFX 50S for $230

This is a “deep cut” both in terms of price and in terms of being a niche within a nice product. The new condition Fujifilm H Mount Adapter G for GFX 50S goes for $660 in new condition at authorized dealers sucha s Adorama. It is used to mount Super EBC Fujinon HC lenses to the Fuji GFX 50S camera.

But thanks to the 20% off in-cart promotion at Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD), you can get this in USED – Like New Condition (original packaging) for $230 after the 20% off in-cart discount, sold and shipped by AWD itself.

Fuji GFX-50S body with GF 63mm f2.8 for $7000 [or other options]

And now it is time for our weekly medium format post 🙂 The new condition Fuji GFX-50S medium format body only goes for $6500 but if you want a “take pictures with” kit, thanks to Fuji’s current round of instant savings, you can get it with the GF 63mm f2.8 together for $7000 at Amazon by Amazon itself.

Amazon appears to have “solved” their combined purchase discount problem of the old days where you had to manually add things to cart and such. Now they are pre-creating listings with the eligible items. Screenshot example below:

(ENDED) KEH Weekly USED Coupon Deals: Used Mamiya RB67 Pro-SD MF Body for $108+, Canon BG-E3 Battery Grip for $10+, Canon 18-135/3.5-5.6 IS Nano USM EF-S for $314+

This weekly sale expired…

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Used Fuji GFX-50S MF Mirrorless for $5347+

The new condition Fuji GFX-50S medium format mirrorless camera holds steady at $6500, but the number of used listings have increased, and with the today’s update of the Stock Tracker, we have these used priced:

+ Amazon (USED) for $5347 by 3rd-party seller

+ Adorama for $5500 with multiple listings

+ B&H Photo for $5525

+ KEH Camera for $5900 with one listing with EVF included

(ENDED) KEH Weekly USED Coupon Deals: Used Nikon D40X for $75+, Canon D-Rebel XT for $46+, Canon 18-135 f3.5-5.6 IS Nano USM EF-S for $299+, Mamiya RB67 PRO-SD MF for $108+ [corrected]

This week’s promotion ended, but a new one started every Sunday, and runs Sunday through Friday night of that week…

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Used Mamiya coupon: 15% off Cameras/Lenses, 25% off Accessories

If you are a fan of The Mamiya and The Used, we have good news for you! Good until 10/6/17 at 11:59pm ET, coupon code MAMIYA10A gets you the following discounts on USED Mamiya gear at KEH Camera as follows:

+ 15% off Mamiya Cameras or Lenses
+ 25% off Mamiya Accessories

Their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what’s eligible for the coupon and which amount.

New 100mp Hasselblad H6D-100 Digital Back

Already available for the price of a very nicely accessorized 4-door sedan ($33k) is the 100 megapixel 53.4 x 40.0mm CMOS Hasselblad H6D-100c Medium Format DSLR Camera, but if you want your other medium format bodies to have access to 100 megapixel photo-shooting, Hasselblad has announced today the H6D-100c Digital Back. No pre-orders yet, check with your favorite medium format retailers for more.

Pentax 645Z MF DSLR Body Only for $5497

A rare medium format DSLR discount! The Pentax 645Z body only medium format DSLR camera is now down to $5497 at authorized dealers including B&H Photo and Adorama and various thru Amazon.

B&H and Adorama offer 4% promotional rewards, which is about $220 to be used in future purchases at B&H or Adorama. Amazon does not have promotional rewards, but if you are a Prime member and pay with either one of the official Amazon credit cards, you get 5% back as a statement credit.

Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR for $14,495

And now to our weekly Medium Format post 🙂 The new condition Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR camera is on sale for $14,495 for a limited time with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

KEH Weekly USED Coupon Deals: Canon 100-300 f4.5-5.6 for $59+, Mamiya RZ67 MF Body for $136+

A new week has arrived which means another round of featured USED Weekly Sales at KEH has been added. These are eligible for 25% off with permanent coupon KEHDEALS and continue until Friday night of the same week (eg Friday 9/22/17 in this case).

This week includes:

+ USED Canon 100-300mm F/4.5-5.6 USM EF for $59+ starting in BGN (Bargain) condition

+ USED Mamiya RZ67 Medium Format Camera Body for $136+ starting in BGN (Bargain) condition

+ if you are not familiar with KEH, check the various conditions listed there, eg “BGN”, “EX”, “EX+”, “LN”, etc

+ “AS IS” condition does not have a warranty and does not offer returns

+ also eligible for the coupon are four photo-accessories – details at the Weekly Sales at KEH

In a separate promotion, not eligible for the coupon above, KEH has an on-going overstock sale with over 400 items participating.

(ENDED) Friday at KEH: 15% off Large Format Cameras, 20% off LF Lenses

This 1-day sale expired…

If you are a fan of Large Format cameras and lenses, Friday is the day to be at KEH Camera. Coupon code LF09A gets you 15% off Large Format Cameras and 20% off Large Format Lenses (or Accessories) using hte coupon code. The coupon code expires Friday 11:59pm ET. Over 300 items are eligible for this promotion. You can test the coupon and a S&H estimate without creating an account or logging in to a KEH account.

KEH Weekly USED Coupon Deals: Canon 18-55/3.5-5.6 EF-S IS II for $42+; Mamiya RB67 MF Body for $86+

A new week has arrived which means another round of featured USED Weekly Sales at KEH has been added. These are eligible for 25% off with permanent coupon KEHDEALS and continue until Friday night of the same week (eg Friday 9/15/17 in this case).

This week includes:

+ USED Mamiya RB67 Pro-S Medium Format Camera Body for $86+ after coupon
+ there is also an “AS IS” option for $33 before coupon (no returns, no warranty on “AS IS” items)

+ USED Canon 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS II EF-S for $42+ after coupon

+ also eligible for the coupon are four photo-accessories – details at the Weekly Sales at KEH

In a separate promotion, not eligible for the coupon above, KEH has an on-going overstock sale with over 400 items participating.

Pre-order new Fujifilm GF 45mm f2.8 R WR [Medium Format]

The Fuji GFX mirrorless medium format system has a new member today, a brand new lens, the new Fuji Fujinon GF 45mm f2.8 R WR, available for pre-ordering for $1699 at Adorama and B&H Photo.

Medium Format systems are more specialty, so you’re not gonna get a burst of new lenses like you may get with DSLR and mirrorless 35mm and smaller-sensor systems.

There is only one camera so far in the system, the GFX-50S, which goes for $6500 in new condition or you can get it used starting at $5300 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. You can find this at the bottom of the Stock Status Tracker.

(SOLD OUT) Used Fuji GFX-50S Body for $5363

As of a 8/17/17 recheck, the lower price is no longer available…

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Used (AS IS) Leaf Aptus 22 Digital Back for $284 + S&H

Another one of the KEH Weekly Deals using 25% off coupon code KEHDEALS is the definition of a “Deep Cut”, it is the used Leaf Aptus 22 Digital Back for Mamiya 645AF Series & Phase One sold in AS-IS condition with NO warranty and NO returns. The coupon drops the price from $379 to $284~. Shipping is extra.

NOTE: this is sold AS IS! Check the product description over there. Offer ends Friday or earlier if sold out.

Open-Box Fuji GFX-50S for $5799

The Fuji GFX-50S medium format body only goes for $6500 in new condition at authorized dealers, some of which offer a $650 trade-in discount, eg Adorama, IF you are willing to trade-in a top tier DSLR or MF camera.

If you are willing to go the used way, authorized dealer OneCall has it in Open-Box Condition for $5799 with free shipping. They also offer it through Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Trade-In Fuji GFX-50S Offer: $650 off discount + Value of your Used Serious Camera

If you are interested in buying the Fuji GFX-50S medium format camera body-only kit in new condition, AND you have a serious DSLR or mirrorless or medium format camera you are willing to part with, Adorama has a Fuji GFX-50S Trade-In Promotion.

You can only trade-in one of the cameras listed in the aforelinked promotional page. They are serious cameras, for example, among Canons, it starts with the 6D and goes up to the 1D*; among Nikons it is D600 and up, among Sonys it is Sony a850/900, a7* and up, and so forth. Some medium format cameras are also eligible. See the complete list in this PDF file (direct link to PDF file).

I haven’t done this promotion, but based on the Promotional page, the steps are these:

  • fill in your information in the Trade-In form
  • send your used camera to Adorama
  • after Adorama receives your used camera and evaluates it, they will send you:
    1. a check for the value of your used camera
    2. a coupon code that gets you $650 off the purchase of the Fuji GFX-50S
  • using the coupon code, you can them purchase the GFX-50S for $650 off its current price

Phase One Rental Specials at Samy’s

And now to our monthly medium format post 🙂 If you are near a Samy’s Camera store, they are running rental specials on Phase One systems. Details in their tweet, also embedded below:

(SOLD OUT) Used Fuji GFX-50S MF Mirrorless for $5850

As of 7/17/17 recheck, this SOLD OUT… For more options, check the Stock Status Tracker

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In-Stock Now: Fuji GFX-50S for $6500 at multiple places

The floodgates have finally opened for the Fuji GFX-50S, it is now in-stock at multiple dealers for its starting price of $6500 including Amazon itself and various 3rd-party sellers over there, along with B&H Photo and Adorama. When you expand the yellow “Special Offers” section at Adorama, they have a variety of combined purchase discounts if you buy the camera with various lens adapters and accessories.

For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.

In-stock now: Fuji GFX 50S for $6500

If you prefer to buy camera gear from Amazon itself, not from 3rd-party sellers, Amazon itself has the Fuji GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera in-stock for its starting price of $6500 with a limit of up to three units per customer.

If you are fond of buying from eBay, Kenmore Camera has it in-stock for $6500 as well.

For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.

Hasselblad Trade-In Discounts (Older Cameras for H6D models)

If you are interested in the new Hasselblad H6D models and have older models you are willing to part with, Hasselblad is running a trade-in promotion that gets you discounts towards the purchase of the H6D-50 and H6D-100 models. The discount varies by model, but it’s better than 50% of the new model price. Some competitor models are also eligible for the trade-in promotion. Check with your favorite Hasselblad dealers.

They are also offering financing promotions that can be stacked with the trade-in, provided by Madison Capital.

Used Fuji GFX-50S body for $5979 to $6000; New In-Stock for $6500

New addition to the Stock Status Tracker, the Fuji GFX-50S, it is in-stock for $6500 at multiple dealers, but if you are comfortable with used, you can get it for $5979 by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself (Amazon’s used sales persona, Prime eligible for members), or for $6000 by OneCall (Prime eligible) with a 1-year warranty from OneCall. Amazon’s own Warehouse Deals only promises a 30-day return policy, they don’t promise a warranty. From there, Adorama has it in “Used – Demo” condition for $6349 plus shipping (which is very close to the new condition price).

It is in-stock in new condition for $6500 at the usual places, including Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon. Keep in mind, B&H and Adorama orders will ship beginning Wednesday April 19.

PS: blanket warning reminder for Amazon ~ Amazon has yet to figure out how to block the armies of spam/scam/bot sellers that offer high-demand items at ridiculously low prices in order to harvest customer data (and who knows what else they plan). These are typically “Just Launched” sellers, and they ask you to email them before buying.

In-Stock Now: Fuji GFX 50S Medium Format for $6500

Oops, I forgot to add this to the Stock Status Tracker but it is already in-stock, the new Fuji GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera is in-stock and ready to ship for $6500 at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit three per customer.

It’s hard to take pictures without a lens, the Fujinon GF 63mm F2.8 R WR is also in-stock for $1500 with free shipping with a matching limit of three per customer as well.

Pre-order the new Fuji GFX MF Mirrorless Camera and three GFX Lenses

It’s the official launch of a brand new camera system today. Fuji has unveiled their Mirrorless Medium Format system with a starting line-up of ONE camera and THREE lenses (two prime, one zoom). The camera uses a 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor with 51.4 megapixels, a surface area approximately 1.7x that of 35mm FF. The prices of the camera and lenses are appopriately sized as well and they are available for pre-ordering as follows:

Pentax 645D Body Only for $4000 [or $3150 on eBay or $2650 Used]

A comment by S.W. Anderson in the Hasselblad MF Mirrorless post got me price-checking medium format cameras, and it looks like the first generation Pentax 645D body only is currently going for $4000 in new condition at Amazon by Amazon actual. This is no longer available from B&H and Adorama. Amazon’s shipping estimate is 1-4 months, so keep that in mind if you need it to arrive quickly.

Or if you are a more adventurous shopper, there are a couple of eBay listings on it:
+ New Condition for $3150 with Best Offer Enabled (this is a private eBay listing for extra protection; ships from Los Angeles)

+ Used Condition for $2650 [CORRECTED!] (ships from Delaware; listing says used in-studio only with 3269 actuations)

+ the eBay listings above are from individuals, not retailers

In comparison, the latest model, the Pentax 645Z, goes for $7000 in new condition at B&H Photo (with 4% rewards = $280~) and Adorama (with 4% rewards = $280~). There’s also a 645Z Comprehensive Starter Kit that goes for $16,000 and includes three lenses (55/2.8, 90/2.8, 28-45/4.5, extra accessories and the protective case you see in the pictures.

Pre-order Hasselblad Mirrorless Medium Format System

The mirrorless party jumps to the Medium Format world as well, Hasselblad has a new Medium Format mirrorless system with the new X1D-50c camera and two prime lenses (90/3.2 and 45/3.5). The new items are available for pre-order with a late July 2016 release estimate. The pre-order prices are $9000, $2700 and $22300 respectively and can be pre-ordered at Adorama and B&H Photo… These have been added to the New Cameras & Lenses of 2016 Tracking page

Pre-order new Hasselblad Medium Format Lenses (8 options)

Hasselblad has revealed eight new medium format lenses (a mix of zooms and primes) and they are available for pre-order at B&H Photo with prices ranging from $4260 to $8160.

Pre-order new Hasselblad H6D Cameras and Nine New HC Lenses

New Hasselblad camera gear have been revealed and they are now available for pre-order at B&H Photo as follows: the Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR Camera for $26,000 (50mp), the Hasselblad H6D-100c Medium Format DSLR Camera for $33,000 (100mp) and nine Hasselblad HC Lenses (eight primes, one zoom) with prices ranging from $2970 to $6010 (the zoom).

The cameras are expected to ship in June, while the lenses at the end of April 2016. As usual, estimates are estimates and can change over time.

These too have been added to the New Cameras and Lenses of 2016 tracking page.

Hasselblad H5D-40 Medium Format DSLR Camera for $7995

On the medium format front, B&H Photo is offering the Hasselblad H5D-40 Medium Format DSLR Camera for $7995 with free expedited shipping… Speaking of MF, as we mentioned yesterday, the Pentax 645D Body goes for $3374 with $135 in promotional rewards…

Pentax 645D Body Only and $135 Rewards for $3374

Medium format time! The Pentax 645D body only medium format camera is on sale for $3374 with free shipping and $135~ in rewards to be used in future purchases at Adorama… The same price is available without the promotional rewards at B&H Photo and Amazon.

15% off Instant Savings on 12 Hasselblad MF Lenses

Medium format lens action now, a dozen Hasselblad medium format lenses are part of a 15% off instant savings promotion at B&H Photo. Two zooms and ten primes are participating in the promotion. The sale price is factored in on the website, no coupon code is needed. The sale ends on 3/31/16 at 11:59pm ET.

Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi Medium Format DSLR Body for $14,500 (with 80/2.8 for $17,100)

And now to our weekly Medium Format offer, it’s like the Improv, one weekly medium format deal minimum 🙂 B&H Photo has the Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi Medium Format DSLR Camera on special, the body only goes for $14,500 (in-stock mid-December) while the kit with the 80mm f2.8 HC AF lens goes for $17,100 (in-stock now).

Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi Medium Format DSLR Camera Body for $19,000

The Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi Medium Format DSLR Camera Body is currently on sale for $19,000 with free shipping at B&H Photo. It is out of stock but you can still order it if you like the price… Meanwhile the H5D-50c kit with the 80mm f2.8 HC AF lens is in-stock and goes for $21,600…

Hasselblad MF Lens Sale (12 options)

And now to our semi-official weekly Medium Format deal (in MF we also include anything with a sensor larger than 35mmFF to keep things simple). There is a sale on 12 different Hasselblad lenses at B&H Photo with prices starting at $2376 (80/2.8 HC AF) and maxing out at $6528 (35-90mm f/4-5.6 HCD Aspherical Zoom). No coupons, no rebates.

Pre-order new Pentax 35mm f3.5 645 Lens for $1100

November spawned a monster …new 645 lens, the PENTAX-D 35mm f3.5 AL [IF] HD FA645 Lens for the 645 system is now available for pre-order for $1100 at B&H Photo. You are certainly getting your money’s worth in terms of acronyms :)… This has been added to the list of New Lenses of 2015

Pentax 645Z body only + $280 rewards for $7000

And now our weekly medium format discount. The Pentax 645Z medium format body only dSLR is down to $7000 with 4% promotional rewards (= around $280) at B&H Photo and Adorama where you can optionally add the 55mm f2.8 MF lens for +$413~. Locate the “Special Offer” area for that (annotated screenshot crop below):

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Pentax 645Z MF + 55mm f2.8 Lens (645D) for $7600

And now to our weekly Medium Format deal. The Pentax 645Z medium format DSLR body only kit can be bundled with the Pentax 645D FA 55mm F2.8 AL [IF] SDM AW Lens and together you pay $7600 at Adorama. You have to manually press the blue “Add to Bundle” to add the lens to the bundle, and then press the green “Add bundle to cart” to add them both to your shopping cart. That’s it, no coupons, no rebates.

Hasselblad CFV-50c Digital Back for $10,000

I must needs make sure I don’t forget the Medium Format fans, so here’s one for you. $10,000, the price of a used Honda Accord with enough good bubbles in the Consumer Reports ratings, you can get the Hasselblad CFV-50c Digital Back (50mp 43.8 x 32.9mm CMOS sensor) at B&H Photo. Free standard shipping. Phocus and Lightroom software is included, but a camera is not included! (I always wanted to say that!)