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 (!).
The Sigma 200-500mm f2.8 / 400-1000mm f5.6 eats pancake lenses for breakfast when it’s on a diet. Its regular lunch are professional SLR f2.8 zoom lenses. And for dinner, it eats the whole Tokina line-up ;-). The lens goes for $26,000 in the Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR mounts. At the moment, this lens earns 4% promotional rewards at Adorama (all three mounts) and B&H Photo (Canon gets 4%, other two get 2%)… 4% of $26,000 is $1040 in promotional rewards…
The Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM lens is currently on sale for $400 with free shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha Minolta, Pentax K, and Sigma DSLR mounts. Some of the options also earn 4% promotional rewards… Four of the five also go for $400 at Amazon (no rewards, the Sigma mount is not on sale)…
Adorama is having a select on a few Sigma SLR Lenses, with the 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART going for $850, the 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” going for $990, and the 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport for $1800. Each lens gets 4% promotional rewards along with a variety of accessories depending on the lens and mount. The lenses are available in Canon, Nikon and Sigma SLR mounts, while the 50mm f1.4 is also available in the Sony Alpha Minolta Dyxxum Maxxum.
The Sigma 50mm f1.4 DG HSM ART lens is currently bundled with a 3-Year NewLeaf Spills and Drops warranty, a 77mm Pro Optic Essentials Filter kit (UV, CPL, ND2X), lens wrap, lens cap tether, and cleaning kit at Adorama (Canon, Nikon and Sigma)… If you don’t need the extra warranty and accessories, you can instead get 4% promotional rewards (about $36~) at B&H Photo (C/N/A/Sigma)…
As of late 12/1/15 recheck, this offer ended…
Free USB Dock with Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Lenses: $1090 for Contemporary, $2000 for Sports [C/N]
There is a double promotion for the Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM lenses at B&H Photo: you get a free USB Sigma Lens Dock automatically along with 4% promotional rewards. The lens is available in two versions, the Contemporary (no, you are not reading a furniture and style blog!) goes for $1100 (= ~$44 rewards), while the Sports version goes for $2000 (= ~$80). It is available in the Canon and Nikon SLR mounts. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed as usual… For many more new specials, check their latest Black Friday specials…
PS: those letters in brackets at the end of post titles for lenses are shortcut codes for their lens mounts: C for Canon, N for Nikon, A for Sony Alpha Minolta Maxxum Dyxum Pixxum, P for Pentax, S for Sigma, NX for Samsung NX, E for Sony E-mount, X for Fuji X, M43 for Micro Four Thirds, FT for Four Thirds, etc.
Prime time now, the Sigma 50mm f1.4 DG HSM ART is going for $850 with some extras in the Canon, Nikon, Sony and Sigma SLR mounts. At B&H Photo you get 4% promotional rewards (= $34~), while at Adorama you get a handful of free accessories and a 3-year NewLeaf spills-n-drops warranty. No freebies at the moment at Amazon.
If you are comfortable with imported grey-market camera gear and at the same time you like the convenience of Prime shipping and Amazon Customer Support, Amazon seller “AKIBA JAPAN” is offering the Sigma SD1 Merrill DSLR with the 17-50 mm F2.8 EX DC OS lens for $1241 with free shipping. This is fulfilled by Amazon, so it ships from an Amazon USA warehouse. In other words, they shipped a box of cameras from Japan to Amazon USA storage facilities. If you are a Prime member, you get free 2-day shipping.
NOTE: this is a Japanese model. There are two reviews with three comments on them over there with a few details on this particular option. If any of the above make you uncomfortable, do not buy!
If you are fond of older lenses for their potential bang for the buck benefits, the Canon version of the Sigma 10-20mm f4-5.6 EX DC HSM is on sale for $250 with free shipping at B&H Photo, as one of the 58 items featured in their Deal Zone Anniversary Sale ending at the end of day on Tuesday 11/10/15.
PS: they only have the Canon mount and the Sigma mount available, so if you have other DSLR systems, don’t feel left out.
It’s Shiguma time once again at the featured eBay Deals, where BuyDig’s eBay store is offering the new condition Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 OS DC HSM Macro lens for $240 with free shipping, in your choice of Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax SLR mounts. Limit five per customer. The Canon and Nikon versions are OS (optical image stabilization), while the Sony and Pentax are not (presumably [I can’t really speak on behalf of Shiguma, so I can only presume/assume]) because of the sensor-shift image stabilization in those cameras.
It’s raining new lenses as we get closer to the holiday shipping season (don’t look now, Black Friday is not that far away). Sigma has revealed a new 20mm f1.4 ART SLR lens, with a pre-order price of $900 and available in the Nikon F-mount and Canon EF-mount and Sigma SA mount. The release estimate is November-December-ish 2015.
This daily deal expired…
More superzoom action at the eBay Deals, this time of the SLR kind. The Sigma 18-250 f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM macro lens is currently offered for $230 with free shipping and a four year warranty (1+3) by Adorama’s eBay store in the Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha and Pentax K SLR mounts. Limit five per buyer.
PS: if you are having a bit of a deja vu, this had been offered a few weeks ago for $250 by Buydig thru the eBay deals.
To the eBay Deals we check-upon where we find Adorama’s official eBay store offering the manufacturer refurbished Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM Art lens in the four major SLR mounts (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax) for $680 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. Warranty is a total of four years from the date of purchase (1+3).
More B&H action, this is a round-up of the current Lens Instant Savings promotions running:
+ Canon SLR Lenses and flashes (21 lenses, 2 flashes)
+ Nikon SLR Lenses (8 lenses)
+ Sony SLR and Mirrorless Lenses (many options)
+ Pentax SLR Lenses (36 options)
+ Sigma SLR Lenses (186 options) – use coupon code PSWBH15 at checkout for more discounting for the Sigmas
B&H Photo has a big sale on 62 Sigma Lens options. Additionally, coupon code PSWBH15 entered at checkout can further discount the lenses by up to $50 off more (I can’t test the coupon on 62 lenses and live to tell, so that’s DIY on any lenses you might be interested in). This is part of their PhotoshopWorld sale festivities. Coupons expire 8/16/15.
Participating are lenses for DSLRs and mirrorless systems, along with a few flash units. Lens prices range from $209 to $1509 before the coupon is entered. A number of participating items also earn 4% promotional rewards (but not everything listed there).
The new Sigma 24-35mm f2 DG HSM Art lens in the Canon EF SLR mount is now in-stock and f2-zoom on your DSLR for $1000 with free shipping at B&H Photo.
This offer ended…
This offer expired…
eBay Deals have something for you too. Buydig’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens for $250 with free shipping AND a four year Sigma USA warranty. It is available in Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha and Pentax K SLR mounts. Limit five per buyer. This is Sigma model SG18250SEOS2.
B&H Photo has two brand new cameras in-stock and ready to ship. They will be accepting orders again Saturday PM. They are:
UPDATE: the E-M5 II Limited Edition is also in stock for $1200 at Adorama.
Prime time with extras! The Sigma 50mm f1.4 DG HSM ART lens is going for $850 but that’s not all. Adorama is also including automatically a variety of free accessories (77mm filter kit, 3yr Leaf Spills and Drops warranty, Lens Wrap, Capleash II, cleaning kit). These bundles are available in the Canon mount and Nikon mount and Sigma mount.
These daily deals expired…
B&H Photo is also offering the Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM lens for $750 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards when you enter coupon code BHOPTIC15 over there (coupon is a limited time offer). This is available in the Canon, Nikon, Alpha and Sigma SLR mounts.
The Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM lens is offered for $350 with free shipping at B&H Photo with coupon code BHOPTIC15 entered over there (limited time coupon). They also come with 4% promotional rewards. It is available in Canon, Nikon, Alpha, Pentax and Sigma SLR mounts.
Meanwhile, the niche-within-a-niche hiding in the nooks and crannies of another niche-within-a-niche, a “Mean Girls” way of saying a Sigma DSLR, the Sigma SD1 body only goes for $2000 with 4% promotional rewards (=4%).
Shiguma time! Sigma has launched a new round of instant savings (aka discounts aka rebates) on 10+ lenses available in 58 options (different mounts and kits). Some of them also include 4% promotional rewards, while others include free accessories at the same price. You can find them all at Adorama. This round ends 6/30/15.