On the affordable value frontier of DSLRs, the black Pentax K500 with the 18-55mm kit lens is on sale for $380 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Optionally you can get combined purchase discounts if you purchase this kit together with other eligible Pentax K lenses (see "View All Savings" over there for all the options). This is a power-versatile DSLR, four AAs or rechargeable LiIon. Thanks to one of our readers for the email alert!
The eBay Daily Deals have been reloaded (don't forget the invited 10% eBay Bucks offer) and among them is the Rokinon 8mm f3.5 fisheye lens offered for $220 with free shipping in the following mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax SLRs and Sony NEX E-mount. The Olympus one, it says "4/3" but I don't recall off the top of my head if it is FT or m43. Limit one per customer. This is offered by ebay seller "bestpriceoptics" (99.8%). As with all featured eBay Deals, these are limited time offers with unknown expiration date. Sometimes the listings expire, sometimes the prices go up.
As of a 5/17/14 recheck, the price is up to $250...
Also part of the spotlight eBay Deals is the new condition Rokinon 8mm f3.5 fisheye with removable hood offered for $200 with free S&H by eBay seller "BuyDig" (99.2%) with a limit of one per buyer, available in the Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax SLR mounts and the M43rds and Sony NEX mirrorless mounts. Limit time offer as with all spotlight eBay Deals.
The Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC HSM SLR lens is on sale for $470 with free shipping at B&H Photo. The Canon and Nikon and Sigma SLR mounts are OS (optical image stabilization) while the others (Pentax, Alpha) are not.
B&H Photo has a Pentax SLR Lenses and Flashes sale good until the end of day 3/6/14. A total of 37 lenses are participating in this sale and we obviously can't post them all here. A number of them also earn 4% promotional rewards.
Adorama is now running a Pentax Lens Sale featuring SLR, 645 and Q system lenses. A total of 43 lenses are participating in this sale, so we obviously can't repost the whole thing here. The promotion ends by the end of day on Wednesday 3/5/14 or earlier for any that may sell out. This is a straight up lens sale, you don't have to buy camera bodies to get the discounts.
The latest eBay Deals include the new condition Rokinon 16mm f2 prime lens offered for $300 with free shipping by eBay seller "bestpriceoptics" (99.8%). This is available in eight different mounts, four SLR (Canon, Nikon, Alpha, Pentax) and four MirrorNYETs (M43rds, Fuji X, Sony NEX E, Samsung NX). This is a manual focus lens. As with all eBay deals, this is a limited time offer.
If you are a fan of red DSLRs, the Pentax K30 red with 18-55mm black lens is currently offered, in new condition with a one year Pentax warranty, for $530 with free shipping and free returns at Groupon Goods. This will take about 12 business days to arrive. Limit three for you and an additional two sets for other people. Offer ends by 2/31/14 aka 3/3/14... Research with Pentax K30 reviews list...
The black Pentax K500 with the 18-55mm lens goes for $400 or with the two lens kit (18-55, 50-200) for $500 at Groupon Goods. Free shipping, free returns, one year warranty. Limit 3 for you and 2 more for other photographers. The delivery estimate is seven business days after purchase, so patience is needed... Research with Pentax K500 reviews list... Offer ends by 2/17/14 at 1am ET.
The Woot Plus Camera Sale is a Pentaxian gift that keeps on giving. For $500, you can get the new condition Pentax K500 DSLR with the 18-55mm and 50-200mm lenses (limit one per customer) or the new condition K500 with 18-55mm for $400 (limit one per customer). Shipping is $5 flat. Offer ends by 2/6/14 at 9am CT or earlier if sold out... Research with Pentax K500 reviews list...
The Pentax K5 IIs (without the low-pass-filter effects) is now on sale for $700 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $28 rewards) at B&H Photo... Optionally you can buy it together with select eligible Pentax K-mount lenses for additional discounts. Click on the link below "Buy Together & Save" at B&H Photo to see available options... Research the camera with Pentax K-5 IIs reviews list...
In addition to taking pictures, this lens can be useful with some weight lighting exercises, it is the Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 OS DG HSM APO offered for $900 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (= $36 rewards) at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Pentax, and Sigma SLR mounts. The Sigma does not earn 4% promotional rewards and ships in 7-14 business days. The other four are ready to ship.
If you are a believer that a prime lens is a proper lens to come bundled with a DSLR, B&H Photo is offering the Pentax K-3 with 50mm f1.8 DA and 32GB Extreme SDHC card for $1300 with free shipping... Research with Pentax K-3 reviews list... Typo corrected: 32GB, not 326GB memory card! Thanks to one of our readers for the email alert!
In a limited time offer, B&H Photo is offering the Pentax K3 body only with a nice surprise free bonus item, the Pentax 50mm f1.8 DA lens along with a 32GB SD card and 4% promotional rewards (4% of $1300 = $52 rewards) and eligible for optional combined purchase discounts. The lens currently goes for $180~ on its own, so it's like getting the body only for $1120~. It is in-stock and ready to ship... If you don't want the 50/1.8 DA lens, and don't mind waiting "1-4 months", you can get it for $1150 at Amazon by Amazon herself... A similar promotion is available for the K-3 w/18-135mm kit (with free 50/1.8 and 32GB card but no 4% rewards) for $1650... Research with Pentax K-3 reviews list...
If you are a fan of camera guides and of the Pentax K3 and you like to support independent producers in a world full of megacorps, the Pentax K3 ebook by Yvon Bourque is now in-stock and ready for digital purchase at ebooks4cameras.com for $15.
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