The Dream of the 90s is alive, not just in Portland, but also in stabilized tele-macro lenses! The new condition Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM MACRO lens is on sale for $569 with 4% promotional rewards (around $23~ to be spent in future purchases) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems.
If you prefer free lens-y accessories instead of 4% promotional rewards, Adorama is offering instead a Tiffen 62mm Filter Kit, lens cap tether and cleaning kit.
I’m trapped at the bottom of the Warehouse Deals Bargain Bin and that’s where I run into something Shiguma!
The Sigma EF-610 DG ST electronic flash for Pentax cameras is available in “USED – Very Good” condition (various cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) going for $65~ with free shipping sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. Only the Pentax version is available there.
It’s Shiguma time! Tamron may have announced an upcoming 100-400mm lens, but you can’t take pictures with a future lens. You can take pictures with an existing lens, which brings us to the new condition Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens bundled for FREE with the Sigma USB Lens Dock and a 67mm Sigma WR UV lens filter, all together going for $799 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in your choice of Canon, Nikon or Sigma SLR systems.
It’s Shiguma time of the fisheye variety! The new condition Sigma 4.5mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Fisheye lens is bundled with a handful of extras for $799 with free shipping at Adorama in the Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sigma SLR systems. The Sony A option is not on sale.
The freebies are the Corel software bundle (five titles, including two photo and one video), along with the LensAlign MkII Focus Calibration System along with lens-aholic accessories: lens wrap, lens cap tether, and cleaning kit.
If you don’t want/need any of the accessories, you can instead get 4% promotional rewards (around $32 to be used in future purchases) at B&H Photo where all five options, including the Sony A mount are eligible.
As of 8/31/17 this sold out at the low used prices…
And now some Foveon action at the Amazon Warehouse Deals, available in USED Very Good condition (tested and repackaged) is the Sigma SD1 body only going for $632.73 with free shipping. This is sold by Amazon Warehouse itself, not 3rd-party sellers.
The Canon EF version of the Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro is bundled with a boatload of free accessories while still going for the same price of $569 by Beach Camera through Amazon. Prime members get Prime-like shipping speed but it ships directly from Beach Camera (East Coast).
The free items are:
- Bounce Zoom Slave FLASH
- 64GB SDXC C10 card
- Vivitar 62mm Filter Kit with case
- Corel PAINTSHOP Pro X8
- 8″ neoprene lens pouch
- card wallet, cleaning kits, card reader, lens cap tether, etc
Hide your wallet. The wide lenses are coming for it! The Sigma 14mm f1.8 DG HSM ART is now in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo in the Nikon and Canon systems for $1599 with free expedited shipping. If you have any gift card or other promo credits, don’t forget to use them since the price of this lens will hoover (verb) them all in!
For more B&H action, check their frequently updated Featured Sales and Back to School sale. Poor students, we are still in the middle of the summer, yet they are starting to go back already!
The new condition Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems is bundled with the following FREE accessories for its current price of $989 at Adorama as follows:
+ LensAlign MkII Focus Calibration System
+ Bower 95mm Digital Filter Kit, UV, CPL and ND Filter
+ Corel Digital Creative Software Kit – Suite 2 Elite Edition
+ lens cap tether, and cleaning kit
Good news if you are interested in the Sigma 14mm f1.8 DG ART HSM lens! All three versions of the lens (Canon, Nikon, Sigma SLR systems) are in-stock and ready to ship at its starting price of $1599 with free shipping at Adorama.
At B&H Photo, they have the Canon EF version in-stock for the same price.
At Amazon some 3rd-party sellers have some versions in some kits, for example, Cameta has the Canon EF version bundled with a handful of accessories going for the same price (ships directly from Cameta but Prime-members get Prime-like free delivery).
The new condition Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM is on sale for $369 with free shipping at B&H Photo with 4% promotional rewards, or if prefer free lens-accessories, you can get it for the same price at Adorama. This is available in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems with OS (optical image stabilization) and in the Pentax and Sony A without OS.
The new condition Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM in the Canon and Nikon systems is on sale for $569 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo or with free extra lens-accessories instead at Adorama. Or if you are a Prime member, you can get 5% back if you pay with one of Amazon’s own payment vehicles (Chase VISA or Store credit card).
PRO zoom action now! The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM is bundled with a different set of freebies for $1299 with free expedited shipping at a couple of retailers. The lens is available in the Canon, Nikon and Shiguma SLR systems.
At B&H Photo you get Sigma APO Teleconverter 2x EX DG for Canon EF and 4% promotional rewards. 4% may sound like a small number, but 4% of $1300 is $52~ to use in future B&H purchases. Not a small amount!
At Adorama you get the Sigma 2x EX DG APO Tele-Converter along with the FocusShifter LensShifter Grip Handle, and 77mm Pro-Optic filter kit, Corel software bundle, lens shade, lens pen, and cleaning kit.
An 18-300mm lens is going to be the definition of a compromise, so it’s up to you to decide where you draw the line on convenience and flexibility and such. Which brings us to the Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Contemporary on sale for $399 with free shipping and extras depending on retailer. The lens is available in the five surviving SLR systems (Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony A, Sigma SA).
At B&H Photo, you get the Sigma 72mm Protector Filter and 4% promotional rewards (around $16).
At Adorama you get a ProOptic 72mm filter kit, a lens pouch, a lens cap tether, and a cleaning kit.
If you are tempted by the Sigma Foveon DSLRs but don’t want to spend the big bucks to buy in new condition, one lucky photographer can get the Sigma SD1 Merrill body only in “Used – Good” condition for $692 with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. Make sure they are the seller and not random / unknown sellers. According to the shopping cart, there is only one unit available from AWD. See screenshots below if you are not familiar with how these work:
When you add it to the shopping cart, it reveals the available quantity:
The Dream of the Foveon is alive, in Portland, in Portland, in Portland 🙂 In Foveonlandia we go, where the Sigma SD1 Merrill body only is on sale for $1799 with $72 promotional rewards at Adorama and for the same price without promotional rewards by Adorama thru Amazon.
PS: check the next post before buying!
Sigma strikes again with two new lenses that have been added to the New Camera and Lens Tracker of 2017. They are available for pre-ordering in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems, and they are expected to begin shipping this month ~ other things equal. They are:
+ Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art for $1599 at B&H Photo
+ also available as a bundle TOGETHER with the MC-11 Mount Converter/Lens Adapter for Sony E for $1848
+ Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art for $1299 at B&H Photo
+ also available as a bundle TOGETHER with the MC-11 Mount Converter/Lens Adapter for Sony E for $1548
UPDATE: they are also available for pre-ordering at Adorama for the same prices.
Zoom-zoom now! It’s Shiguma time! The Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens is on sale for a limited time for $989 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems. You also get 4% promotional rewards which are just under $40 in future purchases at B&H. The offer ends 6/30/17.
Shiguma time again! One of their latest lenses is now in-stock and ready to ship in the Canon and Nikon versions, it is the Sigma 100-400mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary going for $799 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.
Speaking of Sigma, they have announced but they have not priced yet the brand new Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems. Since it is not priced, there are no pre-orders yet.
This has been added to the New Cameras and Lenses of 2017 page.
Zoom-zoom! The Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Contemporary lens is bundled with the Sigma USB Dock, the Sigma 72mm protective filter, the Sigma AML72-01 Close-Up Lens and $20~ promotional reward for $499 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The Canon, Nikon and Sigma versions get OS while the Sony A and Pentax do not.
The Sony E-mount version of the Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens is now in-stock and ready to ship for $339 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo… For more action, check the B&H Featured sales…
Note also that a quartet of Benro tripods are the Wednesday B&H Daily Deals.
Prime your wallets and your Canon and Nikon DSLRs because the new Sigma 135mm f1.8 DG HSM ART lens is now in-stock for $1399 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon and Nikon SLR systems. The Sigma SA version is estimated to get in-stock next week.
Lens fun now at B&H Photo, where a number of new instant savings (discounts, no rebate/coupon) promotions are running on select lenses from the following four manufacturers:
+ Sigma Lenses (32 options)
+ Tamron Lenses (24 options)
+ Rokinon Lenses (6 options)
+ Canon Lenses (30 options)
It’s Prime time for Nikon DSLR shooters, the Sigma 135mm f1.8 DG HSM Art is now in-stock for its starting price of $1399 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. The Canon and Sigma mounts are not in-stock yet. B&H orders placed before Sunday at 8am ET will ship before B&H closes for the Passover Holidays. Orders placed after that, will ship after B&H re-opens on April 19.
If you want to be among the first wave to get the new Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens, it is now availble for pre-ordering for $799 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Shiguma DSLR systems.
The new Sigma 135mm f1.8 DG HSM IF ART Lens is now available for pre-order for $1399 with free expedited shipping (when it releases) at Adorama in Canon (will ship first in early April 2017) and in Nikon and in Sigma SLR systems.
In a parallel offer to the 70-200 f2.8 OS, B&H Photo is also offering a bundle centered on the Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM lens. You get the standard lens kit along with two free items, the Sigma TC-2001 2x Teleconverter AND the Sigma 105mm Protector Filter, all together for $3599 with free expedited shipping. This is available in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR systems.
For more action, check the B&H Featured Sales.
More f2.8 stabilized zoom action, this time on the Sigma front. B&H Photo is offering a Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM bundle that includes the standard lens kit (Canon, Nikon, Sigma) along with the Sigma APO Teleconverter 2x EX DG (goes for $299 on its own) along with a 77mm Sigma UV Filter, all together for $1299 with free expedited shipping.
You could sell the Audi Quattro and buy the whole Sigma Foveon line-up. Just a thought 🙂 Which brings us to the Sigma SD Quattro H mirrorless camera, it is now in-stock and ready to ship for its starting price of $1200 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Yes, Sigma has mirrorless APS-H cameras that take Sigma SA lenses. Yet Nikon insisted on the 1-inch system 🙂
With the ever-increasing popularity of 35mm FF cameras, the “normal” prime lenses are becoming “normal” again. At the risk of normalizing bad puns, we abandon this joke, and return to the deals. The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens is bundled with the Sigma USB Lens Dock AND a 77mm Hoya UV Haze NXT HMC filter AND 4% promotional rewards (about $34~ to be used in future purchases) at B&H Photo as another one of their WPPI 2017 specials (use your browser’s in-page search feature to look for “Sigma” to see them all). This is available in the Canon, Nikon, Sony and Sigma SLR systems.
This Thursday lightning deal expired…
Ooops, I forgot about the Shiguma lens! Good until Friday 1:20am ET, the Sigma 24-35mm F2.0 Art DG HSM Lens for Canon goes for $771~ with free shipping. The price before the sale was $899 last night when I posted the Lightning Deals schedule. Only the Canon EF version is on sale.
Prime time now, the Sigma 30mm f2.8 DN ART lens is bundled with a handful of freebies for $169 with free shipping, in either black or silver color-schemes at Adorama, in either Sony E-mount or Micro Four Thirds. The freebies include the Corel software bundle (Aftershot PRO 2, Paintshop PRO X9, VideoStudio 9, etc), a Pro-Optic 46mm filters kit, a lens cap, a cap tether, and a cleaning kit… If you don’t need the extras, you can also save them and the next time you hand off a camera or lens to a friend/relative, you can also give them the extra accessories…
It’s Shiguma time now, the Sigma APO Teleconverter 1.4x EX DG is on sale for $199 with free expedited shipping (it’s a small thing after all) in the Canon and Nikon systems (sorry, the Sigma SA is not on-sale last-remaining-Sigma-SA-photographer) at B&H Photo. This is a limited time offer but an expiration date is not mentioned.
Canon and Nikon demand top dollar for their f2.8 zooms, but Shiguma offers photographers a more budget-friendly option with the $400 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM (which even gets some free accessories at Adorama or 4% promotional rewards at B&H Photo).
But if you are comfortable with used, you can get the Nikon version in “Used – Very Good” condition for $286~ at Amazon Warehouse Deals. Make sure you page down the listings to find the ones sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals (Amazon’s used sales arm). 3rd-party sellers sell them for slightly less but unless you are familiar or very comfortable with those sellers, you are better off paying a little bit more to get them from Amazon Warehouse Deals itself.
It’s Sigma time at Adorama! Coupon code LENSFRIDAY gets you additional discounts on select Sigma lenses. The price after coupon is shown there. You also receive 4% promotional rewards (to be used in future purchases), along with a free Sigma USB Lens Dock, and for orders placed today and Thursday, you also get Free Overnight Shipping. The lenses are (after the coupon discount):
+ 18-250 f3.5-6.3 DC macro HSM for $299 (OS for C/N, not for A/K)
+ 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for $450 (C/N)
+ 18-35mm F/1.8 DC HSM for $699 (C/N/A/P/Si)
+ 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART for $799 (C/N/Si)
+ 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART for $849 (C/N/A/Si)
+ 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye Lens for $859 (C/N/Si)
+ 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” for $899 (C/N/Si)
+ 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art for $999 (C/N/Si)
+ 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM for $1049 (C/N/Si)
+ 50mm f1.4 DG Art HSM with Mount Converters (EF or Sigma) to Sony E for $1049
+ 50mm-500mm f4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM for $1479 (C)
+ 18-35mm F/1.8 AND 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM ART for $1779 (C/N/Si)
+ 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens for $1849 (C/N/Si
+ see them all at the Adorama Sigma Lens Sale
Decoding the Codes
+ C = Canon EF
+ N = Nikon F
+ A = Sony Alpha A SLR system
+ K = Pentax K
+ Si = Sigma SA
+ E = Sony E mount
+ X = Fuji X
+ m43 = Micro Four Thirds
+ FT = Four Thirds
+ CX = Nikon’s Angry Inch
+ Q = Pentax Q
+ CM = Canon Mirrorless EF-M
+ M = Leica M
+ U = Universal Unicorn mount
Coupon code LENSFRIDAY gets you additional discounts on 42 lenses at Adorama. You can test the coupon without logging in or creating an account, simply page-down in the shopping cart in the payment section and enter the coupon at the appropriate box.
B&H Photo is also running a promo code promotion on these 13 Sigma Art Lenses – use promo code SHOPBH16GM to get $100 off the current prices. I do not know when the promo code expires.
More Shiguma time at B&H Photo, the Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM lens is on sale for $349 with free shipping along with 4% promotional rewards (around $14~ to be used in future purchases) in the Canon, Nikon and Pentax SLR systems… The other two options (Sigma, Sony A) are not on sale, they go for $399…
Nikon photographers, the time may be right to open the wallet with an f/1.4 aperture, because the new Sigma 85mm f1.4 DG HSM Art lens is the Nikon F mount is now in-stock and ready to ship for $1199 with free shipping at B&H Photo.
With many camera systems out there, the possibilities of combinations are increasing. One such combination is bundled up with a virtual bowtie by Sigma [actual bowtie NOT included], it is the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens in the Canon EF mount, bundled with the Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter (Sigma EF Lenses to Sony E-mount Cameras),
and the Sigma USB Lens Dock, all together for $950 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This offer ends Tuesday 11:59pm ET… This is another one of their Cyber Monday offers…
UPDATE 11/29/16 late PM: the USB Lens Dock is no longer included with this offer…
Using coupon code LENSFRIDAY you can get the Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM for $1000 with free shipping at Adorama in the Canon mount or the Nikon mount.
If you have Lenses and Friday on your mind, use coupon code LENSFRIDAY to get a discount on the following Sigma 150-600mm lenses which also include a free Sigma lens dock and free shipping. The coupon works on both the Contemporary and the Sport versions of the lens.
+ Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” Lens for $800 after coupon for Canon systems or Nikon systems
+ Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens for $1600 after coupon for Canon systems or Nikon systems or Sigma systems
Coupon code LENSFRIDAY is a gift that keeps on giving/discount at Adorama, with this coupon code, you can get the Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens along with a free Sigma Dock and Sigma AML72-01 Close-Up Lens for $450 with free shipping in the Canon system or Nikon system or Sigma system.
It can not only be used as a lens, but also for weight lifting and other exercises, it is the Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens currently on sale for $1799 with free shipping at B&H Photo for the Canon and Nikon dSLR systems with THREE freebies:
+ 10% promotional rewards = $180~ in future purchases at B&H Photo
+ the Sigma USB Lens Dock
+ the Sigma 105mm Protector filter (this is not a baby lens, so it’s not a baby-priced filter either)
PS: if you are trying to decode the lettered brackets at the end of 3rd-party lens post headlines, C = Canon, N = Nikon, A = Sony Alpha Minolta A-mount, P = Pentax K, S = Sigma SA, E = Sony E-mount, X = Fuji X, m43 = Micro Four Thirds, etc.
PS2: for more action, check the latest featured specials at B&H.
Shiguma time once again, the Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM is on sale for $369 with free expedited shipping, along with 4% promotional rewards ($15~ to be used in future B&H purchases) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma SLR mounts… (The Sigma SA does not get 4% promotional rewards however)… This is among their latest featured sales… Also in-progress is a new round of the previously mentioned Sigma Lens Instant Savings…
PS: “Shiguma” is the computer-translated name for Sigma when using computer-translation websites.
It’s Shiguma time! A new round of instant savings is offered up on 27 Sigma lenses and bundles for different camera systems. Most of them include 4% promotional rewards, and some of them also include free accessories (eg dock, close-up lens, filter, etc). You can find them nicely organized at B&H Photo.
If you need both of these lenses, or if you have local photographer-friends/frenemies you can “split” the order with, B&H Photo is offering this Sigma Two-Lens Bundle for $1800 with free shipping until 11/17/16 at 11:59pm ET. The bundle is composed of the Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM Art and the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lenses. It is available in the Canon and Nikon SLR options.