Sony a7s with Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone for $2500

Mirroring (ha!) the previously mentioned Panasonic GH4 offer, you can also get a free Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone when you purchase the Sony a7S body only for its usual price of $2500 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Sony a7r body with Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-113T Ball Head for $2100

If you are looking for both a Sony a7r body only and a tripod, B&H Photo is currently offering the Sony a7r body only for $2100 with free shipping with this free item included automatically by B&H, the Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Tripod With BE-113T Ball Head. This promotion is good as long as you see it mentioned right below the product name at the B&H Photo website.

Panasonic GH4 new freebies: Rode VideoMic or other options

The Panasonic GH4 body only kit remains at $1500 but it has more freebie options. At B&H Photo you get a free Rode VideoMic Pro Compact Shotgun Microphone. At Adorama, you get a free $50 gift certificate and 32GB SDHC or a free battery and 32GB SDHC and 4% promotional rewards. 4% of $1500 is a sizable amount = $60 to be used in a future purchase.

(ENDED) Panasonic G6 w/14-42 and 45-150 for $516

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Samsung NX3000 w/20-50 drops to $330 (w/16-50 for $360)

The Samsung NX3000 with the 20-50mm kit lens is down to $330 with free shipping, in either the black or the white color configuration at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of two per customer. In parallel, the NX3000 w/16-50mm in black or white, almost matches Friday’s lightning deal price, it goes for $360 instead of $350… These are not part of the lightning deals.

(ENDED) Fuji X-A1 (blue) two-lens kit drops to $450

As of a 12/15/14 at 4:37pm ET, this promotion expired and the price went up to MSRP levels… If you or anyone you know likes (or at least does not hate) blue cameras, we have another $50 discount on the blue Fuji X-A1 two-lens bundle at Adorama, you can now get it for $450 with free shipping: the X-A1 with 16-50mm and 50-230mm lenses, a free camera bag, a 16GB Toshiba SDHC, and 4% promotional rewards (=$18). Only the blue kit is discounted in this fashion.

Panasonic G6 w/14-42mm drops to $500

The Panasonic G6 with 14-42mm was going for $550 with a $100 B&H Photo gift card. That promotion expired, but now the price of the camera has dropped to $500 at various authorized Panasonic dealers, including Amazon itself (limit 2) and Adorama and B&H Photo. No free gift cards at the moment.

Nikon WP-N1 Waterproof Housing (for J1/J2 CX cameras) for $100

For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the Nikon WP-N1 Waterproof Housing for Nikon 1 J1 / J2 Digital Camera for $100 with free shipping. This is only the UW housing. Camera not included.

(ENDED): Samsung NX3000 with 16-50mm for $350

This daily deal expired… Never a dull moment! The bonus deal of the day at the Amazon Gold Box is a sale on Samsung NX3000 with 16-50mm kits. Prices range from $350 to $360 depending on color/combination. Limit three of each option per customer. Offer ends by 3am ET on Sat 12/13/14 or earlier if sold out.

(ENDED) Ends 10:50pm ET: Rokinon 16mm f2.2 Cine (M43rds or Canon EOS) for $400

This four hour deal expired…
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(ENDED) Ends 11:50pm ET: Olympus 15mm f8.0 Body Cap Lens for $38

This four hour deal expired…
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(ENDED) Ends 11:50pm ET: Rokinon 85M-FX 85mm F1.4 (Fuji X) for $228

This four hour deal expired…
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Panasonic G6 w/14-42mm with free $100 Gift Card for $550

The Panasonic G6 w/14-42mm II Lens is going for $550 with free shipping again at multiple authorized Panasonic dealers, but the listing at B&H Photo has a pleasant surprise: you also receive a $100 plastic B&H Photo gift card! The free gift card will be included automatically by B&H Photo while this promotion is running. While the promotion is running, this offer is mentioned right below the camera’s name.

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No free $100 gift card but you get a free Lowepro case, 32GB Transcend SDHC at Adorama, and no freebies at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2).

Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 PowerOIS for $530

B&H Photo is currently offering the Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 PowerOIS Lens for $530 with free expedited shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $21.20).

In-stock nao: Fuji XF 50-140mm f2.8 R LM OIS WR for $1600

The tall ships from Japan did not just bring in Fuji apples, they also brought in the new Fuji XF 50-140mm f2.8 R LM OIS WR lens, in-stock now for $1600 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

PS: Fuji apple imports from Japan are probably not fruitologically accurate 🙂

Panasonic GH3 body only w/extras for $700

The Panasonic GH3 body only is now going for $700 with free shipping at some authorized Panasonic dealers, including Adorama (free extra battery, 32GB SDHC, 16GB Memory Vault, 4% rewards) and B&H Photo (4% rewards) and Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2; no extras)… This is now going for less than half the price of the GH4.

PS: if you are just now catching up, this year we are also maintaining a running Latest Deals Summary at the main blog (aka a “Situation Room” – Blitzer beard not included!)

Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II drops to $350

It’s pancake discounting season again, the Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II is back to $350 with free shipping, with 4% promotional rewards and a free 3 year New Leaf Drops and Spills warranty at Adorama in black version or silver version… Same price, with 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo… At both places, you can optionally double the original warranty via mail-in rebate… No rewards and no doubling of warranty, but same $350 price at Amazon by Amazon herself (limit 2).

Panasonic M43rds Instant Rebates extended until 12/27/14

The Panasonic M43rds Instant Rebates have been extended until 12/27/14. See details at Adorama where they also offer free extras with some of the cameras/lenses and also 4% promotional rewards with some of them. Check the individual product page of each item for more details. Also, you can optionally double the original Panasonic warranty (two years total) by filing a mail-in rebate (see screenshot crop in this post on how to quickly find it).

Panasonic GX7 body only for $500

The Panasonic GX7 body only is now available for $500 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $20) at Adorama. There, you will also find the PDF form of a mail-in rebate that doubles the Panasonic warranty from one to two years (see annotated screenshot crop below):

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It also goes for $500 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 2) but no promotional rewards and no double warranty via mail-in rebate.

Fuji X-A1 with 16-50 & 50-230 & extras for $500

Adorama is offering this limited time bundle for $500 with free shipping: the blue Fuji X-A1 with the 16-50mm and 50-230mm lenses and free 16GB Toshiba SD card and 4% promotional rewards (= $20). Simply add to cart and checkout!… This combination is available for the same price but without the free SD and 4% promotional rewards at Amazon by Amazon herself.

Free 40-150mm with Olympus E-M10 w/14-42mm for $700 returns (Premium kits eligible too for $925)

It is back! If you purchase the Olympus E-M10 with the 14-42mm lens at its standard price of $700, you will also receive the 40-150mm lens for free at the Olympus Store. The Premium E-M10 kits are also eligible for the free lens promotion ($925) price… The $700 sale price is also available at Amazon by Amazon itself (no limits). Amazon does not carry the Premium kits though.

(ENDED) Ends Sat 3am ET: Sony NEX-5T w/16-50mm for $300 (limit 2)

This daily deal expired… But if you are comfortable with refurbished, you can get the manufacturer refurbished Sony NEX-5T two-lens kit for $400 by Secondipity on eBay

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(SOLD OUT) Sigma 30mm f2.8 DN (black) for $150 (ends 8:50pm ET) [E-mount only)

Ooops, I jinxed it. It ended up selling out before expiring…
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(SOLD OUT) Panasonic G6 w/14-42mm for $555 (ends Sun 1am ET)

This sold out before the end of the day…
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(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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(ENDED) Heads Up (starts Thur 3am ET): Sony NEX-5T w/16-50mm Lightning Deal

This daily deal expired… But if you are comfortable with refurbished, you can get the manufacturer refurbished Sony NEX-5T two-lens kit for $400 by Secondipity on eBay

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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.

Refurbished Sony NEX-5TL with 16-50 and 55-210 drops to $400

This was one of the first deals we added to the Deals Situation Room and upon recheck, the price has dropped from $450 to $400. “It” refers to the manufacturer refurbished Sony NEX-5TL with 16-50 and 55-210 sold by Secondipity on eBay, with a limit of five per buyer.

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).

(ENDED) Sony a6000 w/16-50 & 55-210 & $50 GC & LR5 for $750

This limited time sale ended… Bundle time! BuyDig is offering the Sony Alpha a6000 w/16-50 & 55-210 Lenses and Lightroom 5 and $50 Gift Card for $750 with free shipping. Offer ends 12/7/14 or earlier if sold out… For more specials, check the BuyDig Cyber Monday pages.

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.

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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 $25+ Amazon Gift Electronic Gift Card, $25 Promo Credit to spend towards 400+ DSLR/Mirrorless cameras

This limited time offer expired, but it may return later on. This was the second variation of this offer…
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(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 a5000 with 16-50mm for $300

The Sony a5000 with the 16-50mm is now dropping to $300 at various authorized Sony dealers including B&H Photo and Adorama and BuyDig and various at Amazon.

Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm for $150

If you don’t care for the Waterproof Housing offer, you can instead get the Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm and case for $150 with free shipping from B&H Photo.

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.

Sony a5100 body only for $350

If you want a more recent model instead of the previously mentioned a5000 w/16-50mm, for $350 with free shipping you can get the Sony a5100 body only at Adorama 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

(SOLD OUT) Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm with WP-N2 Waterproof housing for $200

This doorbuster sold out… B&H Photo has a Nikon 1 System e-doorbuster, for $200 total with free shipping you can get the Red Nikon 1 S1 with 11-27.5mm with WP-N2 Waterproof housing and an extra bag.

Refurbished Sony NEX-5TL two lens kit (16-50, 55-210) for $450

To the eBay Deals we return where Secondipity’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Sony NEX-5TL two-lens kit (16-50, 55-210) for $450 with free shipping. Limit 5 per customer. Over 300 sold so far from this listing.