Sony a77 II with 16-50mm f2.8 and $160 Rewards and Battery Grip and 72mm Hoya and 32GB Extreme SDHC for $1600

If you feel like jumping in the middle of full frame E-mount with a ready to take-pictures-with kit, B&H Photo has a great bundle for you. You pay $1600 and for that you get this Sony a77 II bundle:

+ Sony a77 II with 16-50mm f2.8 E-mount lens
+ Sony VG-C77AM Battery Grip
+ Hoya 72mm alpha MC UV Filter
+ 32GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I U3 SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
+ $160 in promotional rewards (10% of purchase price) to be used towards future purchases

This is a limited time promotion. While it is running, all the free items are shown under the “INCLUDES FREE” section, and the 10% promotional rewards are shown below the “You Pay” price on the right hand side. You don’t need any coupons or rebates, just add to cart, and B&H Photo will automatically include all the free items with your order.

Fuji X-Pro1 with 18-55 f2.8-4 R LM OIS for $800

The Fuji X-PRO1 body only is doing its farewell tour at $500, but if you happen to need/want to get both the X-Pro1 and the 18-55 f2.8-4 R LM OIS lens (goes for $700 on its own), you can get them together for $800 with free shipping at B&H Photo.

Still Good: Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4-5.6 R for $99

Continuing on, the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4-5.6 R micro-four-thirds lens is going for $99 with free shipping, in new condition, in either black or silver at Adorama (with $5~ promotional rewards) and B&H Photo (with $4~ promotional rewards) and Amazon itself.

Speaking of M43rds, also continuing is the Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II lens with a $25 Gift Card going for $268 or you can substitute the $25 Gift Card with a boatload of free accessories. See our earlier detailed post for more details.

5% Rewards on many Olympus Lenses

In addition to the current round of Instant Savings on Olympus M.icro F.our T.hirds lenses, retailers are also offering 4% to 5% promotional rewards (towards future purchases) on a number of those lenses. Look for your lens of interest at Adorama and B&H Photo.

For example, the 12-40mm f2.8 m43 lens goes for $800 and earns 5% promotional rewards (=$40~) at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4-5.6 R for $99

On the bang for the buck side of things, the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4-5.6 R micro-four-thirds lens is down to $99 with free shipping, in new condition, in either black or silver at Adorama (with $5~ promotional rewards) and B&H Photo (with $4~ promotional rewards) and Amazon itself.

Fuji X-Pro 1 body only for $500

We interrupt the wave of pre-order posts with an existing camera discount. The good old Fuji X-Pro1 body only is now down to $500 in new condition at authorized dealers such as B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon.

Pre-order new Olympus 300mm f4 PRO for $2500 (m43) and Get $125 Rewards

The dream of image stabilization is alive! The brand new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f4.0 PRO lens is offering image stabilization that synchronizes between the lens and the body. This new M43rds lens is now available for pre-order for $2500 at Adorama and Amazon itself… This too has been added to the quickly-growing New Cameras & Lenses of 2016 page…

UPDATE: Adorama is offering a $125 promotional reward if you pre-order this lens from them at its starting price of $2500… (annotated screenshot crop below):

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Pre-order Panasonic ZS100 for $700 (1″ MOS, 10x optical, RAW)

If you like the combination of a 10x zoom lens and a 1-inch sensor, Panasonic is giving you 700 reasons to consider it. The new Panasonic ZS100 has a 10x optical zoom lens (Leica branded as usual) with a 1″ MOS sensor and RAW as well. It is available for pre-order for $700 in either black or silver color options at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon itself.

Pre-order Panasonic 100-400mm f4-6.3 OIS for $1800

Zoom-zoom! Power to the zooms! Panasonic has revealed a brand new 100-400mm f4-6.3 PowerOIS Micro Four Thirds lens, available for pre-order for $1800 at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon by Amazon itself.

This new lens has been added to the New Cameras of 2016 page. It is almost empty because it just got started for 2016. If you are looking for previous releases, check the New Cameras & Lenses of 2015 page

Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II with boatload of extras OR $25 Gift Card for $268

Micro Four Thirds photographers, prime your wallets! The Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II lens is goes for $268 with free shipping but that’s not all. Adorama is also including a $25 Adorama gift certificate to be used on future purchases. The promotion is good for the black 20/1.7 II and the silver 20/1.7 II.

On the other hand, if you like extra accessories and want to try out the Corel software without risking your own money, you can also get the 20mm f1.7 II for $268 with the Corel software bundle (Aftershot Pro 2, Paintshop Pro X7, etc), along with a slinger soft lens case, a 46mm digital essentials filter kit (three of them), a lens wrap and a cleaning kit. So you are trading it off a $25 gift certificate for all these extra accessories. This offer too is available forblack 20/1.7 II and the silver 20/1.7 II.

If the above freebies do not entice you, you can instead get them for the same price but with 4% promotional rewards instead ($10.75~) at B&H Photo.

Sony FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS Lens with $90 rewards for $900

If you are a Sony FE superzoom fan, there’s a sale for you too! The Sony FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS Lens gets 10% promotional rewards ($90~) and free Next Day Delivery (cutoff Wedn 4pm ET) at B&H Photo… If you don’t want promotional rewards and next-day delivery, you can get it for the same price but with the Corel software bundle and extra lens-related accessories at Adorama

Sony E PZ 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 OSS Lens with 4% rewards and Free Next Day Delivery for $1048

You can zoom your way into the new year with the Sony E PZ 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 OSS Lens going for $1048 with free Next Day Delivery (cutoff is Wedn 4pm ET) and 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo… If you don’t need Next Day Delivery and prefer actual accessories instead of promotional rewards, you can get it for the same price with expedited (not next day) shipping along with the Corel software bundle (Aftershot Pro 2, Paintshop Pro X7, etc) and a 67mm ProOptic Filter Essentials Kit, and a soft lens case and lens cap tether and two cleaning kits at Adorama

(ENDED) Ends Wedn 2:40am ET: Sony a6000 w/16-50 & $75 Gift Card for $550

This late night lightning deal expired…

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Still Good: Olympus E-P5 body only and $40 rewards for $350 (yes, E-P5, not E-PL5)

Things can fly fast during the holiday season, so if you missed this post last week, the sale is still continuing, the Olympus E-P5 body only (yes, E-P5, not E-PL5) is currently on sale for $350 with free shipping and $40 promotional rewards at Adorama in either the black E-P5 body only or the silver E-P5 body only. Offer ends by 12/31/15 or earlier if sold out.

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10% Promotional Rewards on select Zeiss, Tamron, Rokinon, Sigma Lenses

Adorama has a limited time promotion, good until 12/31/15, you receive 10% promotional rewards on a handful of Lenses from Zeiss, Tamron, Rokinon, and Sigma lenses. The lenses are shown in this brand-name order. This includes pre-orders for the new Tamron 35mm and 45mm f1.8 Di VC lenses, along with Rokinon Cine T1.5 primes, some big Sigma lenses (500/4.5, 300/2.8, 150-600, etc). Zeiss has the most eligible lenses, including CP.2s, Ikons, Distagons, and more. The highest priced lens is $23,900 which gets you $2,390 in promotional rewards (!).

Rokinon Lens Sale (six options, four are Cine T1.5)

Adorama is having a Rokinon Lens Sale featuring six different models. Four of them are Cine T1.5 lenses, the 24mm for $419, the 35mm for $339, the 85mm for $229, and the 50mm for $379. This is the order in which they appear on the aforelinked sales page… The Cine lenses are available in 3-5 mounts each, including Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony A- and E-, and Micro Four Thirds…

There are also two non-Cine lenses on sale towards the bottom of that page, the 8mm f3.5 HD Fisheye Lens (Removable Hood) goes for $179 in Canon EF, $189 in Fuji X, and $199 in Nikon F chipped… Meanwhile the 24mm f1.4 ED AS UMC goes for $450 in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony E… You can find at the bottom of the Rokinon Lens Sale

Fuji X-PRO 1 Body Only for $500

The Fuji X-PRO 1 body only is currently on sale for $500 with $20 promotional rewards and free shipping at Adorama… Optionally you can get combined purchase discounts if buy it together with X-Rite or Adobe products when you expand the yellow “Special Offer” section… Offer ends by 1/5/16 (better get used to typing 2016!)…

Olympus E-P5 body only and $40 rewards for $350 (yes, E-P5, not E-PL5)

The Olympus E-P5 body only (yes, E-P5, not E-PL5) is currently on sale for $350 with free shipping and $40 promotional rewards at Adorama in either the black E-P5 body only or the silver E-P5 body only. Offer ends by 12/31/15 or earlier if sold out.

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Optionally you can purchase it together with an eligible Olympus M43rds Lens for a $50 off combined purchase discount. Look under the yellow “Special Offer” section over there for all participating lenses. *you can see the yellow tab at the annotated screenshot crop above).

Combined purchase $50 discount when you buy select Olympus Cameras and Lenses Together

Olympus is running a combined purchase promotion where if you buy an eligible interchangeable lens camera together (in the same shopping cart) with a eligible lens, you will get a $50 off combined purchase discount. Participating are the E-M1, E-M5 II, E-M10 I and II, E-P5, and E-P7. Ten lenses are participating in this promotion including the f2.8 TRIO (Da, Da, Da; oops, I mean 7-14, 12-40, 40-150). Three primes are participating. You can see all eligible options in a left-right spreadsheet-style grid (I’m not sure how to describe it) at Amazon by Amazon itself

Olympus E-M1 Body with $45 rewards for $900 with free NEXT DAY delivery

Near instant gratification, the Olympus E-M1 body only is on sale for $900 at authorized dealers. You also get 5% promotional rewards and free NEXT DAY delivery at Adorama and B&H Photo. The free-next-day delivery promotions expire soon (they’ll disappear from their websites when they expire).

You can also get it for $900 without the 5% rewards and without free next-day delivery at Amazon and the official Get Olympus store.

5% Rewards on select Olympus Cameras and Lenses

Adorama is offering 5% promotional rewards on select Olympus Cameras (iLC and P&S options) and M.Zuiko Lenses. The pages there expand as you move downwards.

Sony a6000 with 16-50 & 55-210 & LR6 for $700

The Sony a6000 two-lens kit (16-50, 55-210) was one of the major Black Friday iLC brick and mortar offers at $700. But now there’s more! Not only you get that, but also the Adobe Lightroom 6 software is included at Adorama. To recap, you get the Sony a6000 with 16-50 and 55-210 lenses and the Lightroom 6 software (the Win/Mac DVD, not a digital download).

If you already have LR6 or are not interested in it, the two lens kit is also available for $700 with a differet set of extras instead of LR6: an additional Sony battery, an additional Sony charger, a screen protector, and a 64GB Lexar microSDXC C10 card.

Fuji X-Pro1 and 27mm f2.8 for $700

Tired of iLCs only getting bundled with zoom lenses? B&H comes to the rescue they are bundling the Fuji X-Pro1 Body Only + 27mm f2.8 lens for $700 with free next day delivery, along with a free 32GB Sandisk Extreme SDHC and Ruggard camera case… On the other hand if you prefer a zoom, below the aforementioned kit over there, you can find the X-Pro1 body only bundled with the 18-55mm f2.8-4 R LM OIS and the same two freebies (Extreme, Ruggard) for $800 with free next day delivery…

Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and $150 Gift Card for $600

The Panasonic G7 with the 14-42mm lens is bundled with a $150 B&H Photo Gift Card, together for $600 with free next day delivery at B&H Photo in either black or silver G7 color schemes. You also get a free ON1 Effects 10 download and optionally you can triple the original warranty via mail-in rebate… On the other hand, if you happen to want an Audio-Technica AT8024 microphone (instead of the $150 Gift Card), you can get that instead for the same price at Adorama

Rokinon 50mm T1.5 AS UMC Cine DS for $400 (EF, M43)

The Rokinon 50mm T1.5 AS UMC Cine DS lens is on sale for $400 with free shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon EF mount and M43rds. The other options go for more. The EF sale price ends on 12/22/15 at 11:59pm ET… The same prices are available at Amazon by Amazon itself

In-stock nao: SLR Magic 50mm f1.1 Cine Lens (E-mount) for $350

The SLR Magic 50mm f1.1 Cine Lens for the Sony E-mount is, as of the time of writing, in-stock and ready to ship for $350 at Adorama with free 2-day shipping for the holidays.

Free GR-E3 Grip with Canon M10 purchase (two options)

The official Canon USA Store is offering a free Canon GR-E3 grip with the purchase of one of these two Canon M10 mirrorless kits: the white M10 with 15-45mm for $450 or the black M10 two-lens kit (15-45, 55-200) for $680… This is as much of a discount as it is an availability situation – the only place I can find the grip for purchase is Canon’s own store (as of the time of writing)…

Fuji X-Pro1 and 23/1.4 and 27/2.8 and Corel Software & Extras for $1250

Slowly but steadily Fuji has built up quite a system with many choices. If you are looking for a camera body and a couple of Primes and a variety of accessories, there is Fuji X-Pro1 super bundle at Adorama for $1250 that includes the X-Pro1 body only, the 23mm f1.4R and 27mm f2.8R lenses, a 62mm ProOptic filter kit, a 39mm VU filter, a 32GB Lexar Pro SDHC card, a Lowepro Nova shoulder bag, a cleaning kit, and the Corel Software Kit that includes Aftershot Pro 2 and PSP X7 (PSP = Paintshop Pro)… The X-Pro1 with the two prime lenses goes for the same price at B&H Photo where the free extras are a 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC and a Ruggard shoulder bag…

Rokinon 14/2.8 (EF) for $240 [E- for $250; rest for $280]

The Rokinon 14mm f2.8 EF ED UMC lens is currently on sale for $240 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The E-mount goes for $250, and the rest (Alpha-Minolta, Pentax K, Nikon chipped) for $280. The sale ends 12/19/15 at 11:59pm ET.

(SOLD OUT) Samsung NX3000 with 20-50mm and Flash and LR5 for $300 with free 1-Day shipping

As of a late 12/19/15 recheck, this is sold out…

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Olympus m43 Lens Sale: 12-40 for $850, 40-150 for $1350, etc (29 options)

Olympus is running another one of their Lens Instant Savings promotions that include the f2.8 pro zoom duo of the 12-40mm for $850 and the 40-150mm for $1350. A mix of zooms, superzooms, primes and converters are participating in the sale that features 29 items in total.

Fuji X-T1 body with 6 Extras for $1000

The Fuji X-T1 body only is bundled with six extras for $1000 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The six extras are $40~ promotional rewards, ON1 Effects 10 software download, 16GB Extreme SDHC card, extra 3rd-party battery, Ruggard camera case and a microfiber cleaning cloth.

Panasonic GX8 body + $100 Gift Card & Extras for $1000

The Panasonic GX8 body only kit is bundled with a $100 B&H Photo Gift Card along with a ON1 Effects 10 software download for $1000 with free shipping at B&H Photo. You can optionally triple the original warranty from Panasonic via mail-in rebate… Alternately, if you don’t need/want the On1 software, you can get it with the same price and $100 gift card but $40~ promotional rewards instead at Adorama… Alternately at Adorama, (page down the listings over there), you can forgo the gift card and promotional rewards and instead get a free Audio-Technica AT8024 Microphone ($250 on its own)…

Fuji X Lenses Instant Savings (17 options)

B&H Photo is featuring 17 Fuji X-System Lenses with instant savings specials. On top of that, some of them are eligible for 4% promotional rewards. The choices are a mix of primes and zooms, with 16 of them black and one silver (27/2.8).

Handevision 40mm f0.85 for $800 (E/X/m43/EF-M)

Bright prime time for mirrorless shooters, the Handevision 40mm f0.85 lens is on sale for a limited time for $800 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-mount, and Canon EF-M mirrorless.

Panasonic 14-140 f3.5-5.6 OIS & $100 Gift Card for $600

Zoom-zoom micro four thirds fans! The Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 Power OIS lens is bundled with a $100 Adorama Gift Card for $600 total with free shipping at Adorama. This is a limited time offer.

Hassleblad (Sony E-, A-, RX-) and Zeiss Touit (E) Sale

The latest B&H Photo Deal of Days promotion is a Hasselblad and Zeiss Touit sale featuring many of Hasselblads re-incarnations of Sony cameras. This includes E-mount cameras and lenses, along with an A-mount SLR, and RX-series cameras. Also joining in the sale party are three Zeiss Touit E-mount lenses, the 12/2.8 for $700, the 32/1.8 for $500, and the 50/2.8M for $1000. Also participating is the Hasselblad 16mm f2.8 (E-mount) for $150.

(SOLD OUT) Samsung NX3000 with 20-50mm & 64GB microSDXC for $280 (LR5 comes standard with camera)

As of a Tue 1:45am ET, all four options of these got sold out before the full 24 hour deal window closed…

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Panasonic GH3 body for $500

The good old Panasonic GH3 body only is currently going for $500 with free shipping, in new condition, at B&H Photo with a digital download of ON1 Effects 10. Optionally you can triple the original warranty from Panasonic with a mail-in rebate.

Panasonic GH4 body with $150 Gift Card for $1300

The Panasonic GH4 body only is down to $1300 at authorized Panasonic dealers but that’s not all! At B&H Photo you also get a $150 B&H Photo Gift Card automatically included along with 4% promotional rewards ($52~) and a digital download of ON1 Effects 10. Optionally you can triple the original warranty from Panasonic with a mail-in rebate.

10% rewards on select Sony a7 II and a6000 kits [stackable with other bonus items]

B&H Photo has a new limited promotional rewards promotion, you can 10% promotional rewards (to be used on future purchases) when you buy one of these Sony E-mount cameras:

+ Sony a7 II body only with $100 B&H Photo Gift Card (not to be confused with the 10% promotional rewards) and extra battery for $1700
+ 10% promotional rewards = $170

+ Sony a7 II with 24-70 FE with $100 B&H Photo Gift Card (not to be confused with the 10% promotional rewards) and extra battery for $2000
+ 10% promotional rewards = $200

+ Sony a6000 with 16-50 for $548
+ 10% promotional rewards = $54.80

Eligible cameras for the 10% promotional rewards show this offer in their price box (annotated screenshot crop below):

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Free Fuji Metal Hand Grip or Leather Case with X-T10 kits

The Fuji X-T10 kits go at their usual prices ($700 body, $800 w/16-50, $1000 w/18-55) at B&H Photo but when you go to the individual product page of each one of the items there, you have a choice of a free Fuji-branded bonus: either a Metal Hand Grip or a Leather Case. Look for the “Includes Free” section of their website over there.

Canon EOS M3 body with EVF-DC1 for $448

The Canon EOS M3 body only can be bundled with the Canon EVF-DC1 electronic viewfinder for an extra $19. The M3 goes for $429~ plus $19~ for $448~ total. At B&H Photo the offer pops up when you visit the product page… At Adorama you have to expand the yellow “Special Offer” section… This is a limited time offer…

20% off Olympus Outlet Store with coupon: refurb E-M10 for $290 or $320 w/14-42 and Many More

Oops, forgot about this! Coupon code ENCORE20 gets you 20% off at the official Olympus USA outlet store. With this coupon, you can get the refurbished E-M10 body only for around $290, or pay $320 to get it with the 14-42 lens [corrected link!].

This is just the tip of the iceberg, there are 40+ featured items, or if you want to check by product category, they have:

+ 25 refurbished lenses
+ 37 Mirrorless and Fixed Lens reconditioned cameras
+ recount updated

This sale ends on Wednesday 12/9/15 at 23:59pm ET.

Panasonic GH4 body with $200 Gift Card for $1500

The Panasonic GH4 body only currently goes for $1500 at authorized dealers. They can’t discount, but they can offer more freebies with it. At the moment, B&H Photo includes a $200 B&H Photo Gift Card with it, along with 4% promotional rewards, which is a decent amount, because, according to my abacus, 4% of $1500 = $60 in promotional rewards. So you have $260~ to spend in future B&H purchases… The freebies do not end there, you also get a free digital download of the ON1 Effects 10 software, and if you don’t hate mail-in rebates with an unparalleled passion, you can triple the original warranty from Panasonic via mail-in rebate.

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f1.6 for $450 (C/N/A/P/E/X/m43/NX)

Babies eventually grow up. Even lens babies 😉 The Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f1.6 lens is currently on sale for $450 with $18 promotional rewards at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Alpha and Pentax SLR mounts, and the E/NEX, M43rds, Fuji X and Galaxy (ha!) NX mounts. That’s the “(C/N/A/P/E/X/m43/NX)” in the post title 🙂

Speaking of Lensbabies, the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic is on sale for $200 with $8 promotional rewards and free shipping at B&H in the above eight mounts, plus Four Thirds.

Sony a7 body and $100 Gift Card & Extras for $1000

The Sony a7 body only is now bundled with a $100 B&H Photo Gift Card along with an extra Sony battery and 4% promotional rewards (around $40) at B&H Photo… The same promotion ($100 Gift Card, 4% rewards) is available on the a7 with FE 28-70mm f3.5-5.6 OSS for $1300… You also get a Free Download Of ON1 Effects 10…

Panasonic G7 with 14-42 & 45-150 & Rode Mic for $750

Juxtaposed with the just mentioned G7 w/14-42 and Extras for $600, there is another promotion on the G7 at B&H Photo. For $750 you get the Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and 45-150mm lenses and Rode VideoMic GO Lightweight On-Camera Microphone and a 32GB Sandisk ExTreMe memory card.

Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm with either free $100 Gift Card or AT Mic or Rode Mic for $600

The Panasonic G7 with the 14-42mm goes for $600 at authorized dealers. Some of them are bundling it with free notable accessories. At B&H Photo you get a free Rode Mic GO on-camera microphone and On1 Effects 10 software… At Adorama, you get either a free $100 Adorama Gift Card or a free Audio-Technica AT8024 Stereo/Mono Camera-Mount Microphone… Optionally you can triple the original warranty via mail-in rebate…

10% Rewards on many Canon DSLRs, Powershots and Sony iLCs

In parallel to the 10% Lens Rewards, Adorama also has a 10% rewards promotion on many Canon DSLRs, Powershots and Sony iLCs. Keep on scrolling to see all eligible cameras. The Canons are first, followed by the Sonys. The exact reward amount is mentioned on the individual product page of each eligible product. Click on the reward amount link to see terms and conditions of the rewards program (example in the previous post).