(ENDED) Friday Lightning Deals: Sony NEX-5TL, Sigma 30/2.8 (E), Contour, Ape, Acme, iOptron, ePhoto, etc

At this point in time, the lightning deals are pretty much happening on a round the clock basis at the Amazon Camera & Photo Lightning Deals… Expired highlights after the jump…

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Bower 16mm T2.2 Cine for $300 (Nikon F, Sony E only) & Pro Video Specials

B&H Photo is offering the Bower 16mm T2.2 Cine lens for $300 with free shipping, only in the Nikon F SLR mount and the Sony E-mount. The other options go for their regular prices.

Speaking of video-themed gear, B&H Photo has specials on the following items:
+ Glidecam HD4000 Stabilizer System for $500
+ Sachtler Video 15 SB Fluid Head (100mm) Supports 35 lb (16 kg) for $3600
+ Cinetics Axis360 Pro Motorized Motion Control System and Slider for $800
+ CobraCrane 5033 Backpacker for $300
+ Sony HXR-MC2000U Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder for $1000 after Mail-In Rebate
+ Sony NEX-EA50UH Camcorder with 18-200mm Servo Zoom Lens for $3200 after Mail-In Rebate

(ENDED) Olympus E-M10 w/14-42 & 40-150 & Bag for $700

This 24-hour offer expired… A special surprise for M43rds fans this Cider Tuesday, the Olympus E-M10 two lens kit (14-42mm 2RK and 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R) along with the Olympus OM-D messenger bag is on sale for $700 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Essentially you are getting the 40-150mm lens for FREE! This is a limited time offer.

Nikon V2 body for $400, w/10-30 for $500, two-lens kit for $600

If you are interested in the Nikon V2 1 System CX mirrorless camera, B&H Photo has a sale on six Nikon V2 kits with the body only going for $400, the with 10-30mm kit for $500, and the two lens kit for $600 (10-30, 30-110), and the with 10-100mm for $700. You also get 4% promotional rewards, and a free case.

On the other hand, if you are looking for an entry into the CX system without breaking the bank, the red Nikon S1 with 10-30mm and free case continues to go for $150 at B&H Photo (but the bundle with the underwater housing sold out very quickly).

Trade-In Working dSLR/iLC, Get 15% credit towards Sony a7, a7r, a7s or FE lenses

If you are interested in getting one of the Sony a7* camera kits or FE lenses, and you have a working DSLR or mirrorless camera you no longer need, B&H Photo has a brand new Trade-In Promotion. You will receive a 15% credit (of the price of the participating Sony a7* camera or FE lenses) plus the actual value of the camera you trade-in.

Longer post, more after the break…

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(ENDED) 25% off Olympus Outlet Store with coupon (Cyber Monday only)

This Cyber Monday offer expired… The Cyber Monday deal from the official Olympus store is a 25% off sale on the Olympus Outlet Store with coupon code CYBER25 over there. The coupon expires 12/2/14 at 3am ET but supplies are limited, so items may sell out beforehand. Due to time constraints I cannot price-check everything in the Olympus Outlet store.

In-stock nao: Samsung NX1 body only for $1500 and 4% rewards [corrected link]

Samsung’s first real flagship NX mirrorless cameras, the NX1 body only kit is now in-stock and ready to ship for $1500 with free 2-day shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $60 rewards) at Adorama [corrected link! I accidentally “ate” a letter from the url]. This arrived in-stock earlier today… It is also in-stock for $2800 in the NX1 with 16-50mm f2-2.8 kit.

(ENDED) Buy $1000 BlackMagic Design Pocket M43rds camera, Get ONE FREE M43rds Lens (many choices up to $500 in price!)

This limited time offer ended…

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Sony a5000 with 16-50mm and Lightroom 5 for $300 total

Another hot deal at the eBay Deals! For $300 with free shipping you get the new condition Sony a5000 w/16-50mm and Lightroom 5 and 16GB SDHC from BuyDig’s eBay store (authorized Sony dealer). Available in black or silver. Limit 5 per buyer. This is a limited time offer of unknown expiration date.

SLR Magic HyperPrime Cine II 25mm T0.95 (M43) for $500

Prime your wallets! The SLR Magic HyperPrime Cine II 25mm T0.95 Lens in the Micro Four Thirds mount is currently on sale for $500 with free shipping and a bonus 49mm UV filter at B&H Photo.

Speaking of the brand, the SLR Magic Anamorphot 1.33x 50 Anamorphic Adapter is now on sale for $529 with free shipping at Adorama.

Sony A-mount and E-mount Lens Instant Savings

Sony has a new round of A-mount (SLR) and E-mount (mirrorless) Lens Instant Savings. You can see all the lens options nicely organized at Adorama. Over 20 lenses are participating in this promotion which expires 1/3/15. Adorama is offering promotional rewards and/or free accessories on some of them. Check the individual product listings for details.

(ENDED) Zeiss 12mm f2.8 Touit for $800 (Fuji/Sony)

This limited time offer ended… It’s a different kind of a tweet! The Zeiss 12mm f2.8 Touit mirrorless system lens is now on sale for $800 with free shipping at Adorama in the Sony mirrorless mount and Fuji mirrorless mount… Also on sale is the Zeiss 32mm f1.8 Touit for $580 in the Sony mirrorless mount and Fuji mirrorless mount

Sony a6000 with 16-50mm and Lightroom 5 for $600

More eBay Deals action, you can get a new condition bundle from authorized Sony dealer BuyDig, Sony a6000 with 16-50mm and Adobe’s Lightroom 5 and 64GB card for $600 with free shipping. This is the standard price of the a6000 with 16-50mm, so you are essentially getting LR5 for free. Available in silver or black. You can see the bundles in pictures #1 and #2 in the eBay gallery. Limit 5 per buyer.

UPDATE: if you don’t need 16-50mm lens and Lightroom 5, the Sony a6000 body only goes for $450 at Adorama and Amazon et al.

Canon DSLR, Lens, Lighting and P&S Black Friday at Adorama

Adorama has also launched their Black Friday specials on select Canon DSLRs and DSLR Lenses and Speedlites (flashes) and Fixed Lens Cameras. Free accessories and/or promotional rewards and/or mail-in rebates, and free shipping are included. Due to time constraints I cannot price check every item listed there, that is a DIY adventure for any item(s) you may be interested in.

Nikon DSLR, Mirrorless, P&S Black Friday at Adorama

Adorama has launched a wave of Nikon offers. A number of cameras includes extra accessories and/or promotional rewards and free shipping. They have separate pages for their DSLR offerings and Mirrorless offerings and P&S offerings. Due to time constraints I can’t price check every single item listed in all those pages, so that is a DIY adventure.

Trade-In Working DSLR or Lens, Get up to $345 towards Sony a7 or a7R + value of traded-in gear

Are you interested in getting either the Sony a7 or a7r digital cameras? Do you have a working DSLR or lens that you no longer need or you don’t want to use any more? Adorama has a Sony a7 or a7r trade-in offer that gets you an instant trade-in discount in the shopping cart when you purchase the a7/a7r. Within 30 days, you must send them your working DSLR or Lens. You also get the market value of your trade-in camera/lens. The Trade-In bonus is as follows:

+ a7 body-only up to $255
+ a7 w/28-70 up to 300
+ a7r body-only up to $345
+ only the above three kits are eligible
+ trade-in instructions will be included in your a7* package
+ you also earn 4% promotional rewards on purchase amount
+ promotion ends by 12/31/14
+ contact Adorama for more details

New Camera & Lens: Sony A7 Mark II for $1700 (70-300 for $1150)

It’s not just a Black Friday week for deals, there’s also some new full frame camera action! The all new Sony a7 Mark II, with sensor-shift image stabilization, is now officially available for pre-order for $1700 (body only) or $2000 with the 28-70mm lens, with a December-ish estimate, as follows:

+ a7 II body: Adorama and B&H Photo

+ a7 II w/28-70: Adorama and B&H Photo

+ also: Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II Lens for $1150 at B&H Photo

Olympus build your M43rds bundle (savings up to $800)

The official Olympus USA’s build your own bundle promotion can save you up to $800 when you add select combinations of a single camera (choices of E-M1, -M5, -M7, E-P5, E-PL7) and lenses (15 choices)… Also, if you are part of their emailing list and you are invited by email to take a survey, they will give you a 5% off coupon. Offers end by 11/30/14.

Panasonic M43rds specials at Adorama: GH4, GH3, GX7, 20/2.8 II, 12-35/2.8

Adorama has launched a round of Panasonic M43rds specials good until 12/3/14. They receive 4% promotional rewards and include:

+ GH4 body only with extra battery and 32GB for $1500
+ 12-35mm f2.8 with 3yr New Leaf Warranty for $900
+ GH3 body only and $100 Adorama Gift Certificate for $800
+ GX7 body only and $100 Adorama Gift Certificate for $600
+ 20mm f2.8 II with 3yr New Leaf Warranty for $378
+ see them all here

(SOLD OUT) Refurbished Nikon J3 w/10-30 VR for $190

As of a 11/26/14 recheck, this is currently sold out and cannot be ordered… If you are curious about the Nikon CX 1-system but don’t want to break the bank, you can get the black factory refurbished Nikon J3 with 10-30mm VR for $190 with free shipping at BuyDig.com. Offer ends by 11/23/14.

For more sale items, check their November 2014 Blowout Sale (expires 11/30/14 or earlier for items that sell out).

B&H Photo offers: Bower 16mm T2.2, refurb Nikon D610, Vanguard Legs, Oly E-M5, NIRs

B&H Photo has a new round of specials. We round them up in one post to keep things moving fast! All come with free shipping:

+ Vanguard Auctus 323AT Aluminum Tripod (Legs Only) for $150

+ Bower 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for $300 in the Canon EF and EF-M, Nikon F, Sony Alpha A-mount and E-mount, Fuji X, M43rds, and Samsung NX flavors

+ Olympus E-M5 body only for $600, other kits price-adjusted accordingly; also promotional rewards and freebies
++ NOTE: the E-M5 body is going to be an Amazon Lightning Deal at 3am ET on Tuesday.

+ refurbished Nikon D610 body only for $1440

+ new condition Nikon D610 body only with various freebies (16GB, shoulder bag, Watson battery, shutter release, 2% rewards) for $1600

+ Nikon DSLR Instant Savings, the more you buy, the more you save (and obviously the more you pay total!)

[UPDATE: Free Bag = The Offer] Starts Tue 3am ET: Olympus E-M5 body and OM-D Messenger Bag Potential Deal

UPDATE (Tue 4am ET): The Free Messenger bag is the offer in this case. The price remains the same at $600 for the Olympus E-M5 body only with Messenger Bag kit. No further discounts. This was part of the Camera and Photo Deals Upcoming deals box, but is not in the Gold Box deals box, so this perhaps explains why it isn’t a daily deal?

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Olympus USA store has “Black Friday” sale now

The Olympus USA store (GetOlympus) has launched what they call their early Black Friday sale. In addition to the discounts, they also offer free 2-day shipping with any order of $25 or more, which may be useful if you need any accessories or extra batteries and things of that nature. Their sale includes M43 cameras, M43 lenses, and P&S digital cameras. Promotion ends 11/30/14 or earlier if sold out.

Targeted: 5% off at Olympus USA store by taking survey

If you are part of the Olympus e-mailing list, they just sent an email with a survey. Participating who take the survey will receive a coupon for 5% off their next order at the Olympus USA store. This is a limited time offer, surveys are typically limited in slots available. The offer ends by the end of day on 11/14/14. If you participate and receive the coupon, the coupon expires at the end of day on 12/31/14. You must be in their emailing list and have received an email with the survey promotion in order to do this.

Refurbished Samsung NX2000 w/20-50mm for $250

If you want to get an entry-point into the Samsung NX system without waiting for Black Friday doorbusters, the black certified refurbished Samsung NX2000 with 20-50mm is currently offered for $250 with free shipping by Dealfisher fulfilled by Amazon.com… The white goes for $10 more… It currently goes for $320 in new condition

New arrivals at B&H: Canon G7x, Pana LX100, 35-100/4-5.6, GoPros, Leicas

If you are a B&H Photo fan or have Gift Cards waiting to be spent, they have the following new camera gear in-stock and ready for shipping:

+ Canon G7 X for $700
+ Panasonic LX100 for $900
+ Panasonic 35-100mm f4-5.6 M43 lens for $400
+ GoPro Hero4 Black for $500
+ GoPro Hero4 Silver for $400
+ Leica X-E (Type 102) silver for $1800
+ Leica V-Lux (Type 114) for $1350
+ BlackMagic Design URSA 4k (Canon EF) for $6000
+ Fuji X30 (both colors) for $600

(ENDED) Camera & Photo Lightning Deals (Mon): Sony NEX-5TL w/16-50, ePhoto, Naneu, etc

These limited time offers expired… Check back on Fridays and Mondays (or any days that end in “y” for that matter) for potential new offers from the Amazon Gold Box Lightning Deals… Expired items after the jump…

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Sony a3000 w/18-55 for $300 (or add 55-210 for +$150)

The Sony a3000 with 18-55mm is currently on sale for $300 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon herself with a limit of two per shopping cart during this sale…

Optionally, it is part of the Combined Purchase Discounts. The a3000 is only eligible for one lens, the 55-210 and the $200 off combined purchase discount happens automatically when you add both the a3000 kit and the 55-210 to your shopping cart. Here’s an annotated screenshot crop of the top right corner of the Amazon checkout page with the a3000 w/18-55 and the 55-210 added to the shopping cart:

sony_a3000_amazon_promotions

Note: the other E-mount cameras participating in this promotion (NEX-5T, a5000, a5100, a6000) get smaller discounts on the 55-210 and require promo codes.

Refurbished camera sale at Woot Plus: Sony a3000 w/18-55 for $255 [also Gitzo, Manfrotto]

Woot Plus has a refurbished camera sale featuring mostly old and refurbished cameras, including the refurb Sony NEX-3 with 18-55 for $240, refurb Sony a3000 w/18-55 for $250 (limit 1) – note that it currently goes for $300 in new condition at Amazon (limit 2) – refurbished Fuji S4830 superzoom for $80, and a few other superzooms and P&S cameras (Samsung, Sony, Pentax, Fuji, JVC). They also feature Gitzo and Manfrotto tripods and camera bags and Monster brand memory cards (Dr. Dre not included!), and these are new condition. Shipping is $5 flat regardless of how many you buy. Promotion ends on 11/1/14 at 12am CT (I don’t know if they mean 11:59pm or 12:01am) or earlier for any items that sell out.

Fuji Instant Savings at B&H Photo with freebies/rewards (X-System, X100S)

The new round of Fuji Instant Savings for both their X System and their X100S “Big Sensor Prime” have arrived at B&H Photo, you can find them all nicely organized in a single page. Some of them come with free extras, some of them come with 4% promotional rewards, and all of them get free expedited shipping.

New Fuji X Instant Savings on Cameras and Lenses

Fuji has a new round of Instant Savings (no mail-in rebates) running between October 26 until November 29 in 2014. It includes both cameras (X-T1, X-Pro1, X-E1, X-M1) and some lenses. You can see all available options at the nicely organized Fuji Instant Savings page at Adorama.

Panasonic GH4 w/12-32mm bundle discounts

Panasonic is having bundle promotion for their GH4 flagship with the 12-32mm f2.8 lens. At B&H Photo, with free expedited shipping, you can get the GH4 w/12-35mm for $2400 or the GH4 w/12-35mm and DMW-YAGH interface for $3900.

At Adorama, for $2400 you can get the GH4 w/12-35mm with a bonus extra battery and 32GB card… For $2500 each, you can get the GH4 with 12-35mm in two separate bundles. One has the DMW-MS2 Stereo Shotgun Microphone as an extra, the other has the DMW-BGGH3 Battery Grip as an extra. Both include a 32GB memory card… Adorama has a variety of other GH4 offers – click on the “Save up to … with bundle” to see the options for each listing… Offers end 11/8/14.

Panasonic GX7 w/14-42mm and $100 Gift Card for $750

Adorama has a gift card promotion on the GX7 with 14-42mm kit. You pay $750 and you receive the GX7 with 14-42mm kit plus a $100 Adorama Gift Card (to spend on a future purchase) and 4% rewards and free 2-day shipping. This offer is available in either the black GX7 kit or silver GX7 kit… Offer ends 11/22/14.