Rokinon 50mm f1.4 AF (Sony E) for $485 w/free S&H

According to the Amazon shopping cart, there is one unit left of the new condition Rokinon AF 50mm F1.4 Auto Focus Lens (IO50AF-E) bundled with some free accessories for $485 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Focus Camera. This is not eligible for Prime shipping – it will ship directly from Focus.

Fuji X-T1 Graphite Body Only for $649

If of all the Fuji cameras out there is the new condition Fuji X-T1 Graphite body only the one you want, it is currently on sale again for $649 with free shipping at B&H Photo for a limited time…

Z CAM E1 Mini 4K Body Only for $249

This went as low as $199 during the late 2017 holiday shopping season deals, but if you don’t want to wait for it, at the moment, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Z CAM E1 Mini 4K Interchangeable Lens Camera for $249 with free shipping. This is a limited time offer but not a daily deal.

Pre-order new Leica 75mm f2 and 90mm f2 lenses [SL]

Leica has revealed two new lenses for their SL 35mm full frame mirrorless system, both are f2, the 75mm and 90mm. They are available for pre-ordering as follows:

+ 75mm f2 for $4750 at B&H Photo and Adorama

+ 90mm f2 for $5150 at Adorama and B&H Photo

These have been added to our brand new tracking post, The New Lenses of 2018.

Used Sony a7r III body for $2860+

Today’s main development after the latest update of the Stock Status Update is on the Sony a7r III body only front. More used options at prices under $3000 have surfaced as follows:

+ at B&H Photo used prices starting at $2860 in “Condition 9+”. Check the “In the Box” section of each individual listing for more details on what’s included. They come with a 90-day B&H warranty
+ note: if/when the used options sell out, the used listings at B&H may redirect automatically to the new condition listing!

+ at Amazon Warehouse Deals prices start at $2989 from 3rd party seller “Cardinal Camera”

On the new condition front, the camera is now in-stock at B&H Photo as well, at its starting price of $3200.

Of the other cameras, the main change is that the Panasonic G9 is now in-stock at Adorama as well for $1700.

Panasonic G9 Floodgates Begin to Open (aka In-Stock for $1700)

Good news for Panasonic G9 hunters! The floodgates have began to open! As of the latest update of the Stock Status Tracker, the camera is in-stock at its starting price of $1700 at following authorized Panasonic USA dealers:

+ Amazon itself (limit up to three per customer)

+ Samys (eBay)

+ Cameta (eBay) (different listing since yesterday)

+ various at 3rd-party sellers at Amazon including Beach, Ritz, Samy’s

Imported Sony a7r II Body w/1-YR Seller Warranty for $1900

The all new Sony a7r iii body only is now in-stock at multiple authorized dealers, but if you prefer the previous generation model, the Sony a7r ii body only, and you are comfortable with imported grey-market cameras…

… then to the eBay Deals we go, where eBay seller “Department Store NYC” (99%, Queens Village) is offering the new condition imported grey-market a7r II body only for $1900 with free shipping and a 1-year seller warranty (not Sony USA warranty). Limit three per customer. Over 420 of these have been sold so far per the eBay listing…

In-Stock: Panasonic G9 for $1700 [limited quantities]

The latest update of the Stock Status Tracker finds the Panasonic G9 in-stock at authorized dealers in limited quantities at its official starting price of $1700 as follows:

+ Cameta Camera (eBay) (two available as of the time of writing)

+ Amazon (3rd Parties)

Used Sony a7r III body for $3019 + S&H

Another development from the Stock Status Tracker, the Sony a7r III body only is available in “Used – Demo” condition starting at $3019 plus shipping (depending on condition) at Adorama. Check each individual listing for details, including the “What’s in the box” section further down on the right hand side of the page over there.

PS: used supplies are limited. If you don’t see any a7r III units on the page linked above, it means they sold out.

PS2: the camera remains in-stock for its starting price of $3200 at various authorized dealers, check the a7r III section of the Stock Status Tracker for all the details.

Panasonic 45-150mm f4-5.6 for $148 with freebies

On the budget side of Micro Four Thirds, the new condition Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f4.0-5.6 ASPH lens is currently on sale for $148 with free shipping at authorized dealers with the following freebies:

+ at Adorama you get a 52mm ProOptics filter kit (three filters with case), cap keeper and cleaning kit

+ 4% promotional rewards ($6~) at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ 5% statement credit for Prime members pay with a Prime credit card at Amazon

Fuji X100F with $100 Gift Card for $1300 [updated]

If you are a fan of Focus Camera, they continue to sell it for $1300 however they are adding the following freebies: $100 Focus Camera Gift Card, 64GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC card, SwissGear messenger bag and Corel software bundle (Paintshop, VideoShot, AfterShot, Painter Essentials) in both the black X100F color and the silver X100F color.

This sale ended: The silver color scheme of the camera is on sale (as of the time of writing) for $1214~ with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown.

For future updates, check the Stock Status Tracker….

Panasonic G9 gets a January 15 estimate (YMMV)

I just added the upcoming Panasonic G9 to the Stock Status Tracker, and surprise-surprise, both the Amazon itself listing and the B&H Photo listing have a January 15 estimate! The original Panasonic estimate was for late February. So if two major retailers have the same estimate, that’s a good sign!

Obligatory screenshots to make sure I did not post this while sleep-walking/sleep-blogging, first B&H and then Amazonia 🙂

Refurb Sony 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS w/1-YR warranty for $189

Zoom-zoom E-system fans! BuyDIG is offering for a limited time the factory reconditioned Sony 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS lens (model SEL55210) in the black color scheme for $189 with free shipping and a 1-year extended warranty.

(ENDED) 7artisans 25mm F1.8 Manual Focus Lens for $52 [Sony E]

This lightning deal expired…

Running in the Gold Box until 11:30am ET on Thursday is the new condition 7artisans 25mm F1.8 Manual Focus Prime for Sony E-system for $56 with free shipping (sold by 3rd-party seller and fulfilled by Amazon). But there’s also a $4 green clip-on coupon on the listing, dropping it to $52. The price before the sale was $70 last night when I posted the lightning deals schedule.

Refurbished Olympus PEN-F for $700 (black) or $750 (silver)

If you are a fan of the Pen-F digital cameras, they are refilled too on the Olympus Outlet store and they are both in-stock as of the time of writing, but expedited shipping is not available for them (only slow free shipping). They come with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty as follows:

+ factory reconditioned Olympus PEN-F Black Body Only for $700

+ factory reconditioned Olympus PEN-F Silver Body Only for $750

Refurbished Olympus 45mm f1.8 for $174 [no coupon]

We start digging into the reload of the Olympus Outlet store. We start with the factory recondition Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f1.8 (Silver) going for $174 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty. No coupon is needed (thankfully!). It is shown as in-stock as of the time of writing, and with 1-2 business days for processing, with expedited shipping not available.

(ENDED) 7artisans 25mm F1.8 Manual Focus Lens for $56

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Refurb Olympus 45mm f1.8 [m43] for $240 [UPDATE: coupon not working!]

UPDATE 6:54pm ET: the coupon code CYBERSAVINGS is not working! Their shopping cart says it is not valid, but the coupon is shown on the Olympus USA Outlet store page. It may be a technical issue, or an error in the coupon, or an error in the display of the coupon. Or they posted it too early or too late. Thanks to our readers for the alert! All apologies for the confusion…

The factory reconditioned Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f1.8 goes for $240 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty in the black color scheme at the Olympus USA Outlet store. It is in-stock as of the time of writing. The coupon is a limited time offer.

In new condition, this lens goes for $324 at authorized Olympus USA dealers such as Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo.

Refurb Olympus ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II for $360 [UPDATE: coupon not working!]

UPDATE 6:54pm ET: the coupon code CYBERSAVINGS is not working! Their shopping cart says it is not valid, but the coupon is shown on the Olympus USA Outlet store page. It may be a technical issue, or an error in the coupon, or an error in the display of the coupon. Or they posted it too early or too late. Thanks to our readers for the alert! All apologies for the confusion…

The factory reconditioned Olympus ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II lens goes for $360 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty from their Outlet store. It is in-stock as of the time of writing. The coupon is a limited time offer.

In new condition at authorized Olympus dealers, this lens goes for $474, eg Adorama and B&H Photo.

Refurbished Olympus ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R [m43] for $60

Zoom-zoom now, the factory reconditioned Olympus ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R micro four third lens goes for $60 plus $5 flat shipping (or free shipping with $100+ orders) and with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty in the black color scheme at the Olympus USA Outlet store. It is in-stock as of the time of writing.

If you want to avoid the shipping fee, you can buy this together with something else over there, eg the $90 17mm f2.8 pancake.

In new condition, this goes as low as $99 during Olympus initiated instant savings sales. At the moment it goes for $124 at authorized dealers such as B&H Photo and Adorama.

Refurbished Olympus 25mm f1.8 [m43] for $200

They are both in-stock as of the time of writing! The Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 Silver micro four thirds lens is offered in refurbished condition in the silver color scheme or the black color scheme for $200 w with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty at the Olympus USA outlet store.

In new condition, at authorized Olympus USA dealers, this goes for $324 such as B&H Photo and Amazon and Adorama

Refurbished Olympus 17mm f2.8 [m43] for $90 (limit 1)

Nom-nom the pancakes! In-stock as of the time of writing is the manufacturer refurbished Olympus 17mm f2.8 silver pancake lens for $90 with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty at the Olympus USA outlet store. Shipping is $5 flat. I believe it becomes free shipping with $100+ orders (if memory serves me well). Limit one per customer.

Six Refurbished Olympus Lenses added to Outlet Store

It’s refill time! The official Olympus Outlet store has been refilled with six Olympus micro four thirds lenses!!!

RECOUNT: six refurbished lenses have been added, not eight. It already had two PRO lenses that had been there since the holidays along with the E-M1 II body.

We have separate posts for these lenses under our Olympus posts

Pre-order new Panasonic GH5S mirrorless for $2500

CES 2018 is here and with it we have our first major interchangeable lens camera announcement, it is the brand new Panasonic GH5S, yes, the S is part of the name, it is not plural, SAD that so many companies fail at such a simple thing in product naming 🙂 The new GH5S is a video-priority variant of the GH5, and it is available for pre-ordering for $2500 at B&H Photo and Adorama

Having won 2017 with a 13 vs 8 score, Mirrorless scores the first “goal” of 2018 against DSLRs. That D-Rebel T6 is a leaky goalie 🙂

Fuji X-E2S with Fuji 14mm f2.8 and Metal Hand Grip and Manfrotto case for $849

The Fuji X-system has been around long enough for many generations of released cameras so that gives you more price flexibility if you are willing to buy previous generations models. One such is the Fuji X-E2S body only going for $429 on its own at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon itself

But what if you want to dive into the Fuji X system with an “old school take pictures with kit”? = a camera with a prime lens instead of a zoom lens; yes, I’m still making up terms as I go 🙂

IF that’s the case, comes to the rescue by offering the Fuji X-E2S with 14mm f2.8 XR and Hand Grip (the Fuji MHG-XE metal hand grip) along with the Manfrotto NX shoulder case, all together for $849 with free expedited shipping.

This is a great price if you happen to want/need both. The 14mm f2.8 lens goes for $800 on its own, eg Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself.

Pre-order on Wednesday: new Sony 18-135 OIS and silver a6300

Sony is striking first in CES 2018 in this small “pre CES 2018” window [see Trade Show Calendar] with a couple of new products that will be available for pre-ordering on Wednesday January 10 at 11am eastern:

+ Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS for $598 at B&H Photo and Adorama

+ silver Sony a6300: body for $898, with 16-50mm for $998 at B&H Photo and Adorama

Sony a7r II Body with Choice of Freebies for $2400

The new condition Sony a7r II body only goes for $2400 at various authorized dealers, which are allowed to include free items with purchase, and different retailers offer different useful free items as follows:

+ B&H Photo with free 4TB WD Passport USB 3.0 portable hard drive

+ B&H Photo with free 1-year Adobe Photographer Cloud subscription

+ Adorama with free Tascam DR-10S Mic

+ Adorama with free Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6

Fuji X-T10 with 16-50 and 50-230 for $589

If you are looking for a two lens “take pictures with” kit for the Fuji X system, Adorama is offering the black color scheme of the Fuji X-T10 with 16-50 and 50-230 for $589 with free expedited shipping…

If you don’t need the lenses, the X-T10 body only goes for $429 with free expedited shipping and $17~ promotional rewards.

(SOLD OUT) Used Sony a7r III body for $3134

This sold out as of a Saturday 5:12pm ET recheck… For future updates check the Stock Status Tracker

and we have a legitimate used Sony a7r III body only listing for $3134~ with free shipping at Adorama in “Used – Demo” condition.

Used items come with a 90-day Adorama warranty and a 30-day return policy (no questions asked). It goes for $3200 in new condition and it is in-stock at many authorized dealers.

The Sony a7r III Floodgates have opened: IN-STOCK at Many Authorized Dealers for $3200

I just updated the Stock Status Tracker, and we have great news for Sony a7r III hunters! The camera is now in-stock for its starting price of $3200 at various authorized Sony USA dealers:

+ Adorama with FREE Overnight Delivery

+ B&H Photo with FREE Next Day Delivery

+ Various at Amazon including Murphy’s (fulfilled by Amazon), Cameta and Focus

+ Various Authorized on eBay including Beach, Photo Craft, and more

+ I will add a more detailed list in the Stock Status Tracker later today when I’ll be using a full size keyboard

Panasonic GX85 with 12-32 and 45-150 and $50 Gift Card and $24 Rewards for $598

If you are looking for a Micro Four Thirds “take pictures with” kit, Adorama has a bundle for you. The Panasonic GX85 with the 12-32mm and 45-150mm f4-5.6 lenses, along with a $50 Adorama gift certificate and $24 promotional rewards, all together for $598 with fre expedited shipping in the silver color scheme or the black color scheme.

B&H Photo also offers the two lens kit for the same price, but instead of the gift card and promotional rewards, you get a SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I Memory Card and a Ruggard Hunter 25 DSLR Holster Bag.

Panasonic GX8 body for $748, with 25/1.7 for $898

The Panasonic G9 is on the horizon for $1300, but if you don’t want to wait or pay the deputy-flagship price (I will add this to the Stock Tracker as we get closer), the silver color of the Panasonic GX8 is on sale for $748 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards ($30~) at B&H Photo until Saturday at 11:59pm ET. Note however that B&H does not accept orders during the Sabbath (Friday PM to Saturday PM), so plan your ordering accordingly!

What if you like the GX8 but also want a price lens with it? B&H Photo has you covered there too, the GX8 with 25mm f1.7 lens for $898 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards ($36~). This offer ends Sunday at 11:59pm ET.

Expiring Instant Rebates for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Fuji and more

The year is almost over, and a number of instant savings promotions will end with it. Adorama has rounded up all the expiring instant savings promotions as follows:

+ Canon DSLRs, Lenses, Powershots, Etc: over 600 options

+ Nikon DSLRs, Lenses, Coolpixies, Etc: over 170 options

+ Sony iLCs, Lenses, Etc: over 300 options

+ Olympus Cameras, Lenses, Etc: over 50 options

+ Fuji Cameras and Lenses: exactly 100 options

+ Panasonic Cameras: 41 options

+ Sigma Lenses: over 80 options

+ Tamron Lenses: 21 options

+ Tokina Lenses: 20 options

+ various products from various manufacturers

Sony Serious Mirrorless Bundle Sale (43 options, $1422 to $3705)

The B&H 2-Day Sale is getting more mega with the addition of 43 (forty three) Sony Mirrorless Camera Bundles featuring select a6300 and a6500 bundles, along with a feast of 35mm full frame a-series model bundles. Prices range from $1422 to $3705.

The a7r III is not participating in this sale. Check the Stock Status Tracker for existential answers about its stock situation 🙂

Kamlan 50mm f1.1 APS-C Lens for $130 [X/m43/E/EF-M]

If you are a fan of Prime lenses made by non-mainstream lens manufacturers, the membership website MassDrop is offering the new condition Kamlan 50mm F/1.1 APS-C Prime Lens for $130 with free shipping for USA shoppers. Shipping is extra for non-USA shoppers. The lens is available in Canon EF-M, Fuji X, M43rds and Sony E. You select the option at checkout. It comes with a 1-year warranty. All sales are final. These will ship in late January 2018. There is no express shipping option!

If you are not familiar with MassDrop, think of them as a group buy shopping club. You have to create an account (free to join, no annual/membership fees) to see the prices and details of a product. Orders do not ship right away like Amazon. It’s the opposite of Prime. Orders can take weeks to months before they ship because of the nature of group buys. Sales are final. Some items come with a manufacturer warranty, others don’t. Some are purchased directly from the manufacturer, others through third parties.

If you hate waiting, then mayhaps it’s not for you. You can instead go for near-instant gratification with the B&H FREE Next Day delivery of various products 🙂

IN-STOCK: Sony a7r III body for $3200 with FREE Next Day Delivery

An update fo the Stock Status Tracker also revealed the Sony a7r III body only being in-stock at more places than ever, for its starting price of $3200 with free shipping:

+ Adorama with free OVERNIGHT shipping!

+ B&H Photo with free NEXT DAY delivery!

(ENDED) Z CAM E1 Mini 4K M43rds Body Only for $199

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Fuji X-T10 body for $429, Two Lens Kit for $649

In addition to the refurb Nikons, Adorama is also having a Big Overstock Sale with over 8400 items participating. One of those is the new condition Fuji X-T10 body only going for $429 with free expedited shipping and $17~ promotional rewards in the black color scheme… Or if you have Amazon gift cards to spend, you can get it for the same price by Adorama through Amazon.

Or for $649 you can get an X-T10 2-Lens Kit with the 16-50mm and 50-230mm lenses, this being the silver color scheme. This kit also gets a FREE Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom Mini Tabletop Tripod at the moment.

There are of course many options in the Fuji X camera market these days, and with options come decision headaches 🙂

Olympus 40-150mm f4-5.6R for $99 [m43]

The Olympus 30mm f3.5 Macro [M43] had been going for $99 but has increased to $149 as of this recheck, however, its $99 partner-in-crime, the Olympus 40-150mm f4-5.6R continues to go for $99 (or has returned to $99) since our previous recheck at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself. At B&H and Adorama you get $4 promotional rewards as well, while at Amazon you get a $5 statement credit if you pay with Prime VISA or Discover with activated Q4 rewards. With free shipping.

(ENDED) Fuji X-T1 with 18-55mm f2.8-4 OIS for $849

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(ENDED) Fuji X-T1 Graphite Body Only for $599

This sale ended…

Among the products offered in the massive B&H Photo 2-Day sale is the new condition Fuji X-T1 Graphite Body Only going for $599 with free expedited shipping. Offer ends Thursday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out.

In-Stock Now: Sony a7r III for $3200 [updated]

Another update of the Stock Status Tracker shows the Sony a7r III body only in-stock for $3200 by Kenmore Camera on eBAY as of 12/25/17 at 6:30pm ET…

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(SOLD OUT) In-Stock: Sony a7r III body for $3200

For the latest updates, check the Stock Status Tracker

This listing sold out: and we have good news for the Sony a7r III body only hunters, there are two units of the camera in-stock by authorized dealer Samy’s Camera of Southern California for $3200 with free shipping and handling. Don’t forget to use eBay gift cards, eBay Bucks, and PayPal coupons if you have any available!

(SOLD OUT) Used Sony a7r III body for $2958

As of a 6:15pm ET recheck (30 minutes after posting this), this sold out at Amazon Warehouse Deals from Amazon itself… AVOID the unknown 3rd-party sellers unless you are looking for trouble…

For the big picture, check the just-updated Stock Status Tracker

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Refurbished Canon DSLRs and Ms sale (60 options)

Canon is running some more holiday promotions on various refurbished DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Since these can sell out quickly, I’m posting them now instead of waiting until I can find time to go through them, because some of the good deals can (and do) sell out before I can find time to “digest” them:

+ manufacturer 60 refurbished DSLRs and M Mirrorless cameras

+ some unconventional/uncommon kits among these new condition cameras

(SOLD OUT) In-stock now: Sony a7r III body for $3200 with FREE NEXT DAY delivery (orders by 4pm ET today)

As of a 6:37pm ET recheck this is back-ordered again… For the big picture, check the just-updated Stock Status Tracker

Rejoice Sony a7r III body fans! As of the time of writing, the camera is in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo with free next day delivery for orders placed before 4pm eastern ~ while the camera remains in-stock ~ they can’t ship overnight something when it’s out of stock…

PS: your purchases through our various affiliate links is our primary source of funding. IF you find our stock status tracking useful, then please consider making your purchases through our links!

PS2: speaking of the Stock Status Tracker, the used Fuji X100F prices went up across the board. Mayhaps a side-effect of holiday season and end of year Section 179 buying?

Hasselblad X1D-50c MF Body starting at $7995

And now to our weekly Medium Format deal post! Adorama is having a sale on Hasselblad X1D-50c Medium Format cameras with the body only going for $7995 in silver, $9495 in black, $11,395 with a 45mm lens, and $16,495 in the “Field Kit”. This is a mirrorless medium format camera.

(ENDED) Fuji X-T1 Graphite Body for $599

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SLR Magic CINE 50mm F1.1 + SLR Magic 52mm variable ND filter II for $339 [Sony E]

The SLR Magic CINE 50mm F1.1 for the Sony E system is bundled with the SLR Magic 52mm variable ND filter II, together going for $339 with free expedited shipping along with $6.78 in promotional rewards at Adorama.

If you don’t want/need the variable ND filter, the lens on its own goes for $279 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

Sony a6500 with $50 B&H Gift Card and Free Accessories and Free Next Day Delivery

A number of Sony cameras and other products are eligible for Free Next Day Delivery at B&H Photo, including these Sony a6000 kits:

+ Sony Alpha a6500 Body with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Sony Leather Body Case and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD and extra battery and shoulder bag for $1198 with FREE Next DAY delivery

+ Sony Alpha a6500 with 16-50mm with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Sony Leather Body Case and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD and extra battery and shoulder bag for $1298 with FREE Next DAY delivery

+ Sony Alpha a6500 with 16-50 and 55-210 with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Sony Leather Body Case and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD and extra battery and shoulder bag for $1446 with FREE Next DAY delivery