Kipon Auto Focus Adapter (Canon EF lenses to Fuji X bodies) for $190

If your photographic interests intersect at the corner of Canon lenses and Fuji X camera bodies, then you will be thrilled to learn that the current Adorama daily deal, good until Monday at 10am ET [or earlier if sold out] is the new condition Kipon Auto Focus Adapter for Canon EF and EF-S lenses to Fuji X camera bodies for $190 with free US shipping.

As of the time of writing it has one customer review, unhappy because of inconsistency of AF support, so be sure to read up on it on various forums and blogs and review sites and such if interested…

FREE to Watch [starts Wedn 12pm ET]: Fuji X-T3 Fast Start Class

Fuji Learnings time! Starting at 12pm eastern on Wednesday 9/9/20, CreativeLIVE will be re-broadcasting for FREE their 5 hour and 12 minute Fast Start class with John Greengo on the Fuji X-T3 mirrorless camera. This goes through the camera in 23 lessons (controls, menus, etc). The list of chapters is shown over there. Once the free-streaming begins, you can watch it like over-the-air TV. You cannot rewind or start from the beginning [unless you buy it of course].

Since the free-streaming lasts for 24 hours, and the is 5 hours and 12 minutes long, the re-re-broadcast start-times are:

+ 12pm ET
+ 512pm ET
+ 1024pm ET
+ 336am ET
+ 848am ET [this will be incomplete because the 24 hour window closes just before 12pm ET]

This is a good opportunity to learn about the camera if you are curious about buying it. John Greengo has a very even-keeled matter-of-fact easy-listening teaching-style that is conducive to e-learnings…

PS: disambiguation: it’s easy to add or remove a “0” from Fuji camera model names, so this PS is certifying that this is indeed the Fuji X-T3, not the X-T30 πŸ™‚

Monday: Rokinon 12mm f2 for $239 [X] to $249 [m43] to $269 [E]

Prime fans of the Mirrorless World unite and take over! It’s LENS DAY at the B&H Daily Deals [CORRECTED LINK], good until 11:59pm ET [or earlier if sold out] as follows:

+ Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS MF lens in two colors:
+ black: $239 Fuji X, $249 M43rds, $269 Sony E
+ silver: $249 Fuji X and M43rds [Sony E is regular price]

+ Anker 10,000mAh PowerCore Slim 10000 PD Portable Charger for $20
+ USB-C input and output, as well as USB-A output

+ NanLite MixPad 27 Tunable RGB Hard and Soft LED Panel for $229

+ aStatic microphone things, various options, $39 to $79

UPDATE: Samsung is the theme du jour at the Amazon USA Gold Box where the new condition factory unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is on sale for $499 (128GB) or $649 (512GB)… Note that the Note 20 will be revealed later this year and has already been leaking like a sieve. The “current model” as of the time of writing is the Note 10… Also on sale are Samsung audio products… Remember, Samsung is now the proud owner of Harman Kardon, JBL, and AKG [among many others]…

Monday: SLR Magic MicroPrime Cine 25mm T1.5 for $399 [X/E/m43], Etc

Monday is here and it’s a lens day at the B&H daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET [or earlier if sold out] as follows:

+ SLR Magic MicroPrime Cine 25mm T1.5 for $399 in your choice of M43rds or Fuji X or Sony E systems

+ Sirui T-1004SK T-S Aluminum Travel Tripod for $68 after $12 mail-in rebate

+ IndiPRO 2 x Micro-Series 98Wh Li-Ion V-Mount Batteries with Dual Battery Charger Kit (RED Compatible) for $449

+ DraCast LED180 Mobile Broadcast Kit for $109

+ SaraMonic VmicLink5 RX+TX Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter and Lavalier Mic (5.8 GHz) for $129

+ reusable face mask kits, seven options, $19 to $23 per kit

Lots of small things of potential interest at the Best Buy Monday 6/22/20 daily deals:

+ 32GB Sandisk Cruzer USB 2.0 flash drive for $6.50
+ Philips Hue smart lightbulbs
+ car power adapter splitter for $8
+ $30 nice-looking coffee machine with visible water reservoir

And under “Clearance/Sellout” at Woot’s dailies there’s the new condition Force1 U34W Dragonfly Wi-Fi FPV Camera Drone going for $55, up to three per customer, with a 90-day Woot warranty…

In the EU market, Amazon Germany is offering the new condition DJI Osmo Action Cam Digital Action Camera for $269 with up to three per customer at the sale price…

Samyang/Rokinon 85mm 1.4 MF lenses start at $248 [m43], $259 [X, K], $269 [Z], Etc

IF the new $399 Rokinon 85mm f1.4 II manual focus lenses do not tempt you and you want to optimize for a lower price, $269 is what it takes to get into the new condition Samyang 85mm f1.4 MF lens with the Nikon Focus Confirm

The other Samyang and Rokinon 85mm f1.4 options [look for them in the aforelinked search results]:

+ M43rds for $248
+ Pentax K mount and Fuji X for $259
+ Nikon Z for $269
+ Sony E for $299
+ Canon RF for $319
+ the search results also include the Auto Focus (AF) lenses which obviously cost double or more

I know, I know, it is 2020, some of you will argue, there’s no way I’m dealing with Manual Focus Lenses in 2020. Next thing you’re gonna tell me to buy a Huawei P40 phone and spend 20 hours every single frakking week hunting for new hacks and loopholes to run Google Play on them πŸ˜‰

And you would be right if your typical subject matter or your style of photography requires autofocus. But a lot of things don’t move at all, others move in predictable ways, and in these COVID-stressful times there’s a certain level of relaxation and grounding when you use manual focus. And in some ways, it forces you to pay closer attention to the scene you are photographing…

Pre-order new Rokinon 14/2.8 II and 85/1.4 II Manual Focus Lenses [C/N/E/X/m43/EF-M]

Rokinon fans, unite and take over! Rokinon lenses are now old enough that we have “II” models, and two new “II” primes are now available for pre-ordering at B&H Photo as follows:

+ 85mm f1.4 II for $399 in Sony E, Canon EF, Nikon F, Fuji X, Canon EF-M, M43

+ 14mm f2.8 II for $499 in Sony E, Canon EF, Nikon F, Fuji X, Canon EF-M, M43

These are manual focus lenses. Try finding a 85/1.4 for this price for Canon EF or Nikon F or Sony of any kind

Fuji Instant Savings at Adorama (201 options)

If you are a fan of all things Fuji, another round of Fuji Instant Savings is running at Adorama, with 201 options available that are part of the X-system, their Medium Format system, and there are some fixed lens cameras too… In addition to the instant savings discount, check also the USED prices if you are a fan of used camera gear. Adorama offers a 90-day warranty of their own for used items (those in usable condition; for example, the “spare parts only” obviously do not get a 90-day warranty)…

And if you are jumping on the COVID-19 Gadgets Hype Train, Adorama is offering their new condition Green Extreme TH-100 Digital Non-contact Infrared Forehead Thermometer for $49 with free US shipping. You can also use it with your Star Trek cosplays! It’s a 2-in-1 πŸ™‚

New Fuji X-System Instant Savings (Cameras, Lenses, MF, RAWsumers)

If you are mesmerized by the Fuji X-system, you are in luck and your wallet is potentially in tears as there’s a new round of Fuji Instant Savings running at B&H Photo that includes both camera kits and lenses on their own. Fuji cameras may be easier to adapter-use 3rd-party lenses on, but for fans of native AF lenses the options are fewer than other mirrorless systems, which keeps the Fuji lens prices without a lot of competition. People are not even willing to let go of the kit lenses when selling the cameras πŸ™‚

The sale includes the X-T30 with the 15-45 and freebies for $999, the 16-55 f2.8 lens with freebies for $900, and so on… Too many camera kits (X-T200, X-E3, X-A7 in the adorkable mint-green color scheme, etc) and lenses to list here individually…

In addition to those, the sale also includes some of the Fuji medium format gear along with their fixed-lens compact cameras (aka RAWsumers)… There’s also a couple of stray Finepix P&S cameras (of the water/elementproof kind)…

In-Stock Now: Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 for $549 [C/N/E/X/Z]

If they made Lensbabies in the blue color scheme, they could have mayhaps licensed the “Blue Velvet” song? Well, they didn’t ask me for my marketing advice, so let’s move on πŸ™‚

IF you are a fan of the Lensbaby way of lens-ing, the Lensbaby Velvet 28mm f2.5 is now in-stock in multiple color systems for $550 with free US shipping at B&H Photo, in the Canon EF, Nikon F, Nikon Z, Sony E, and Fuji X systems. Still not in-stock are the Canon R and M43rds…

$70 OFF SLRMagic MagicPrime Cine T: $429 to $529 [X/E/m43]

If you feel like today’s lenses are so big they block out the Pink Super Moon, then you may mayhaps be potentially interested in considering considering the SLR Magic MicroPrimes. And what a coincidence, they are currently on a $70 OFF instant savings promotion at B&H Photo.

The promotion drops the prices as follows:

+ $429: Cine 12mm T2.8, 15mm T3.5

+ $529: Cine 18mm T2.8, 21mm T1.6, 25mm T1.5, 35mm T1.3, 50mm T1.2, 75mm T1.5

The lenses are available in the Sony E, and Fuji X and to a lesser extend for Micro Four Thirds. Note that the 50mm is a T1.4 for M43rds, but T1.2 for the two APS-C systems. A total of 19 options are available…

Thur: Rokinon 12/2 NCS CS for $239 [X/E], Moza, MacBook PRO

Hooray, Thursday is a LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS for $239 in your choice of Sony E or Fuji X

+ MoZa AirCross 2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer for $369

+ Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro (Mid 2017, Space Gray) for $1099

+ Sachtler Eargonizer Audio Bag for $120 in Small or $140 in Large

Fuji Instant Savings include FREE Battery Grip with X-T3

A new round of Fuji instant savings is up and running at Adorama with a total of 26 options available, including a FREE Fuji VG-XT3 battery grip with the purchase of select Fuji X-T3 kits. Some options are bundled with free accessories as well. Some kits include a Fuji flash. And on page #2 of the offers you can find instant savings of the Fuji GFX kind (camera kits and lenses)

Tue: Kipon Ibelux and Iberit lenses (mirrorless), Etc

HoorAY, Tuesday too is a lens day at the B^H daily deals with four items one of which are Kipon Ibelux primes for mirrorless systems. You can find them all at the aforelinked daily deals page. They are:

+ Ibelux 40mm f0.85 for $1000 in your choice of M43rds or Sony E or Fuji X

+ Iberit 35mm f2.4 for $278 in Fuji X
+ the other options are not on sale

+ Iberit 50mm f2.4 for $200 in Fuji X
+ the other mounts are not on sale

+ Studio Essentials 100W LED Monolight
for $130

+ also Auray mic filter and Roland video processor

Fuji X-T30 body for $799, with 15-45 for $849, w/18-55 for $1099 WITH Extras and Fuji Metal Hand Grip

And now it’s Adorama’s turn to have a blockbuster, they are offering a FREE Fuji metal hand grip with the purchase of various Fuji X-T30 kits at their Black Friday sale prices. The free grip is included automatically with your order (while this promotion is running) by Adorama.

The prices are:

+ X-T30 body only for $799
+ X-T30 with 15-45mm for $849
+ X-T30 with 18-55 for $1099
+ look for kits with other lenses over there as well

On top of this, there are kits with extra free accessories (cards, filters, bags, etc), so check the listings to find the best kit that fits your needs…

The prices are the same, with some free accessories but no free Fuji metal hand grip at B&H Photo and Amazonia

Zeiss Lens Sale (68 options) [C/N/E/X/M]

Here’s a bold prediction: eventually ZEISS is going to hire Vanilla Ice to do a “Zeiss Zeiss Baby” commercial, be it a serious one or a self-parody. But until then (mayhaps don’t hold your breath) there is a sale of 68 Zeiss Lens options at B&H Photo. Note that this is lens options, not lenses, meaning a lens available in four mounts counts as four options in the listings…

Prices start at $612 and go upwards, but don’t forget to also look at the USED options shown in smaller print in the listings. For example the Tweet 32mm f1.8 for Sony E is available for $425 in “Used Condition 9″…

The most expensive individual lens of this lot is the Otus 100mm f1.4 (ZE, ZF.2) for $4242 but the most expensive items in sale are Prime 4-Packs of Loxia and Batis lenses for Sony E going for $4600~ and $4924~ respectively. Find them all, sorted by price, at the B&H Zeiss sale

The sale is a mix of DSLR lenses (Canon and Nikon) and mirrorless lenses (Sony E, Fuji X) and rangefinder (Leica M, aka ZM)…

Thursday: Mitakon Zhongyi 20mm f/2 4.5x Super Macro Lens for $149 (C/N/E/X/m43)

Party on Wayne! It’s lens day at the Halloween B&H Photo daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Mitakon Zhongyi 20mm f/2 4.5x Super Macro Lens for $149 in your choice of DSLR systems (Canon EF or Nikon F) and Mirrorless systems (Fuji X, Sony E, Micro Eight Sixths)
+ NOTE: some of other mounts shown at the aforelinked individual products remain at $199 and are not participating in the sale (Pentax K, Sony A, Canon EF-M)

+ SirUI N-2204X Carbon Fiber Tripod for $200

+ Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom 4 x 5.65″/4 x 4″ Ultra Lightweight 2-Stage Clip-On Matte Box for $249
+ despite the name, there’s no Vitamin C and no orange color πŸ˜‰

+ Core SWX Powerbase EDGE Battery for Blackmagic Pocket Camera 4K & 6K for $179

EU: Fuji 50mm f2 R WR XF for 399 euro [limit 2]

Off to Amazon Germany we geaux now where the new condition black color scheme of the Fuji 50mm f2 R WR XF goes for 399 euro with free shipping in Germany-Austria. Limit two per customer at the sale price. The silver color scheme goes for over 450 euro. This is sold and shipped by Amazon.de itself, not 3rd-party sellers.

IT is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown to me…

Meanwhile at Amazon USA this lens goes for $449 with free shipping by Amazon itself, with up to three per color per customer.

Thursday: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f0.95 Mark II for $419 [X, E, EF-M]

It’s a lens(e) [for fans of alt-spelling] at the Thursday B&H Photo dailies with the featured deal being the new condition MITAKON ZHONGYI Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II lens going for $419 with free US shipping in your choice of silver or black AND also in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E or Canon EF-M.

The other three dailies for Thursday 10/3/19 until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) are the following:

+ ONA The Union Street Messenger Bag for $169 in three color schemes

+ Celestron NexStar 5SE 125mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope for $499

+ Senal AWS-2000 Camera-Mount Wireless Combo Microphone System Kit for $300 in two options
+ literally A or B are the two options πŸ˜‰

Kamlan 28mm f1.4 MF lens for $150 [various systems]

For about three days and change (as of the time of writing of this blog post), Massdrop is offering the new condition Kamlan 28mm f1.4 manual focus lens for $150 with free US shipping in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds or Canon EF-M.

These will ship in mid-September from the vendor. The listing does not mention warranty, so assume there is none.

Used Fuji X-A5 with 15-45mm XC for $337 [Prime Deals]

Another potentially interesting offer in the Warehouse 20% off promotion that is part of the ever-expanding Prime Day(s) deals…

We go back to X-Landia where the “Used – Like New” (original packaging; not even damaged packaging) Fuji X-A5 with 15-45mm XC goes for $337~ in the brown color scheme with multiple listings by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself ~ look for them as the seller ~ as explained in our earlier post which feels like it was written three days ago (but it was just 8 hours ago) πŸ™‚

The other two Fuji X-A5 color schemes don’t appear to be participating in the promotion (but I didn’t try it in the shopping cart)…

Rokinon Prime Day Deals Have Began: 14/2.8 (N) for $236, 12/2 NCS CS (X) for $199, and more to come [Prime members only]

The first of the scheduled Rokinon prime lenses has gone live, it is the new condition Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC manual focus lens with a built-in AE chip for the Nikon system going for $236~ with free shipping. Prime members only. It is 20% claimed as of 10am eastern. It expires at 3:20pm ET or earlier if sold out.

Also gone live is the new condition Rokinon 12mm F2.0 NCS CS in the black color scheme for the Fuji X system going for $199. It is 17% claimed as of 10:09am ET. It expires 3:30pm ET or earlier if sold out.

You can find the rest of the Rokinon primes in the Camera & Photo Lightning Deals or you can see the list of times in our previously posted Coming Up post

Used Fuji X-T20 with 18-55/2.8-4 R OIS for $629 [Prime Deal]

The Warehouse Deals 20% off promotion for Prime members has another Fuji temptation, this time of the X System kind. The Fuji X-T20 with the 18-55 f2.8-4 R OIS lens goes for $899 in new condition at authorized dealers, but PRime members, thanks to the 20% off in-cart discount, can get it for $629 in “Used – Like New” condition (damaged original packaging) by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself

With the Fuji X-T30 being the “latest model”, going for $899 body only and $1299 with the 18-55 lens , it is not unreasonable to go used for the “previous generation” model.

Rokinon 135mm f2.8 ED UMC for $340 [Fuji X] or $369 [Sony E, A]

The Prime Festivities continue with more …prime lens action, this time they are offering the new condition Rokinon 135mm f2 ED UMC teleprime for $340~ in the Fuji X system and $369~ in the Sony A and Sony E systems. As of 3:42pm ET, the Fuji X is 20% claimed and the Sony E is 28% claimed… The lightning deal is scheduled to end at 6:50pm ET… This too is for Prime members only…

Prime Deal: Rokinon 8mm f2.8 UMC fisheye II for $208 [Fuji X, EF-M, Sony E] (ends 12:35pm ET)

Also one of the Lightning Deals of the Prime Day festivities is another new condition …prime lens. It is the Rokinon 8mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye II offered for $208~ for Prime members only in your choice of Fuji X, Canon EF-M and Sony E (APS-C). They are between 11% and 18% claimed as of 8:25am ET. The sale ends 12:35pm ET or earlier for any options that manage to sell out ahead of its designated expiration…

Fuji X-H1 body only for $1200

It’s an interchangeable lens camera offered in the Prime Day deals of 2019! It is the new condition Fuji X-H1 body only going for around $1200 by a trio of recognizable camera sellers through amazon.com: Green Mountain Camera, and The Pixel Collection and Green’s Camera World. These ship directly from the sellers but get Prime-like free shipping [they are not however “fulfilled by Amazon” ~ it is a lesser known Prime Benefit).

Kamlan 50mm f1.1 APS-C mirrorless lens for $139 [limited time]

Good for another day and change, Massdrop is offering the new condition Kamlan 50mm f1.1 APS-C lens for $139 with free US shipping and a 1-year warranty from Kamlan. It is available in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E, M43rds and Canon EOS-M.

Orders will ship in mid-July 2019 from the vendor. Massdrop has sold over 430 units so far from their listings per the website over there…

Sony 12mm f2 NCS CS MF for $249 [E/X/m43/EF-M]

For a limited time, Adorama is having a flash sale on the new condition Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS MF manual focus lens going for $249 with free US shipping in the Sony E, Fuji X, M43rds and Canon EF-M in the black color scheme. Additionally, the Sony E version is also on sale for $249 in the silver color while, while the silver Fuji X and M43rds go for $20 more…

Speaking of Adorama, they are having a limited time Studio/Lighting gear sale of their house brands (along with a few name brands like iKAN) for the weekend…

Grey-market Fuji XC 50-230mm f4.5-6.7 OIS II for $189

The new condition Fuji XC 50-230mm f4.5-6.7 OIS III goes for $399 at authorized Fuji USA dealer such as B&H Photo

But if you want to pay half the price but not get any warranty, AND you are okay with the second generation (II) of the lens, for the next five days you can get it as international grey-market for $189 with free US shipping at Massdrop… Orders will ship at the end of April by Massdrop… This offer is only available to US addresses…

PS: speaking of Massdrop, they have brought back the Peak Design camera straps sale with the straps dropping to $40 ONCE you select a specific option in their shopping cart. The price you see on their website before these steps is $50… There are optional add-ons for $more$ as well… All available options are listed in the product description… They come with a Peak Design limited lifetime warranty… They will ship in late April 2019 by Massdrop…

Refurbished Fuji sale: XQ1 for $150, X-T10 w/16-50 II OIS for $390 [or w/18-55 for $580], X-E2S w/18-55 for $710, X-T2 w/18-55 for $925

Woot is having a long-running Camera products sale featuring 15 options at the moment. They last for a few weeks unless they sell out (four sold out already). As of the time of writing, the following are in-stock, headlined by refurbished Fuji cameras that come with a 90-day Fuji warranty:

+ Fuji XQ1 fixed lens camera for $150

+ Fuji X-T10 with 16-50 OIS II for $390 in

+ Fuji X-T10 with 18-55/2.8-4 R LM OIS for $580

+ Fuji X-E2S with 18-55 for $710

+ Fuji X-T2 with 18-55 for $925

+ the X-system cameras above are available in either silver or black

+ find them all at the long-running Woot camera sale

Also part of the sale are:

+ Fuji instax options $42 to $54

+ action camera bundle for $38, Canon NB-6LH battery for $27, and a DJI filter pack

NOTE: all the Fuji cameras that are part of this sale are REFURBISHED with a 90-day Woot FUJI warranty…

Fuji X-T100 body with EF-X20 flash and Domke bag and more for $560 [limited time only!]

If you are interested in the Fuji X-T100 mirrorless camera, grab your e-wallets! For a very limited time, Adorama is offering this Fuji X-T100 bundle for $560 with free US shipping. For that, you receive:

  • Fuji X-T100 body-only in dark-silver
  • Fuji EF-X20 flash
  • Fuji F-5XB camera bag by Domke
  • 32GB Fuji SD card
  • Peak Design strap

This bundle is of potential interest if you want the EF-X20 flash and the Domke bag which go for $194 and $120 respectively on their own. If neither piques your interest, the X-T100 with 15-45 OIS PZ XC kit goes for $600 with free accessories but not these two $314 accessories…

In-Stock Alert: Fuji X-T30 Body for $900, with 35mm f2 for $1000

Fuji X fans, unite and open your wallets πŸ™‚ The new X-T30 camera is now in-stock and shipping for its starting price of $900 as body only in the silver and black color schemes at Adorama… If you want a “take pictures with” kit, B&H Photo is offering it with the 35mm f2 lens for $1000 in the silver color scheme… Meanwhile amazon.com has a March 27 release estimate for itself, but there’s also plenty of 3rd-party sellers over there. With many colors and kit options, this is quite an adventure sorting them all over there…

Kamlan 28mm f1.4 MF lens for $150 [X/E/m43/EF-M]

If you are a fan of mirrorless systems and manual focus prime lenses, the Kamlan 28mm F1.4 is currently offered for $150 at the Massdrop website for the next five days and change. This is available in four different mirrorless systems, Fuji X, Sony E-mount, Micro Four Thirds, and Canon EF-M.

Orders will ship in mid-April 2019. The product description has no mention of a warranty, so assume there is none. Shipping is free in the US. International shipping is around $5, with the exact amount depending on individual countries and regions. A prime lens is not that hard to ship after all πŸ™‚

Used Fuji X-T1 body with EF-X8 Flash for $379

IF you are looking for a budget entry but with an advanced camera in the Fuji X System, currently KEH Camera is offering the Fuji X-T1 body only with the EF-X8 flash, together bundled for $379 in “EX” condition and with a 180-day warranty. This is the black color scheme, not the graphite.

IF you prefer a new condition without a warranty, Massdrop is offering the X-T1 body only without the EF-X8 flash, for $500.

Needless to say, Fuji has unleashed a number of X-system cameras, so there are many choices out there, enough to give you a three tylenol headache πŸ˜‰

PS: if you haven’t visited KEH recently, they have remodeled/modernized their web user interface…

Rokinon 12/2 NCS CS MF for $249 [E/m43] or $269 [X/EF-M]

Adorama is running a limited time promotion [they call them “snapshot deals”] on the new condition Rokinon 12mm f2 NCS CS MF lens for $249 in the silver color scheme in the Sony E and Micro Four Thirds systems and $269 in the Fuji X and Canon M systems. Meanwhile the black color scheme goes for $269 with free shipping in all four aforementioned systems…

Fuji 10-24mm f4 OIS with choice of extras for $749

Gong hei fat choi but red lenses are hard to find, so we make do with silver and black…

If you are a fan of the Fuji X-system and you are just getting tired of prime lenses [MEOW!!?!] the Fuji XF 10-24mm f4 OIS lens is currently on sale for $749 at authorized dealers and it is bundled with a variety of lens-a-holic free accessories at Adorama (filter set, trinkets, etc), while B&H Photo goes the Hoya freebie route with two 72mm Hoyas (Haze, CP)… Amazon itself does not offer any freebies [other than the usual 5% statement credit with a Prime credit card] but various 3rd-party sellers offer their own bundles of lens-y joy…

Fuji X-A3 with 16-50 OIS II for $290

On the other hand, if you are curious about the Fuji X system, and just want a foothold into it without breaking the bank, Adorama is offering the new condition Fuji X-A3 with 16-50 II OIS for $290 with free shipping. That is amazeballs for a “Take pictures with” kit ~ considering we were paying $2000+ for an APS-C camera at the start of the previous decade ^_^

This too is part of the Adorama curated daily deals

Fuji X-H1 body with Battery Grip and $500 GC for $1949

Adorama has a new round of expanded and curated daily deals and the headliner of this group is something of interest to Fuji X fans, it is this Fuji X-H1 body with Power Booster Kit bundled with a $500 (yes, five hundred) Adorama gift certificate going for $1949…

So assuming you have no problem spending the $500 Adorama gift certificate on things you want/need, that’s beating the X-H1 body only (without the power booster grip) which currently goes for $1649 on its own (eg B&H Photo and Amazon….

Saturday: Fuji X-T2 body only for $783 or $824

Among the Saturday Amazon USA Gold Box deals of the day you can get
the new condition Fuji X-T2 body only for $825 with free shipping but that’s not all. The product page also has a 5% off clip-on coupon [you must be logged on to an Amazon account eligible for this promotion to see it]. Once you clip it, the price drops to $783~. See the annotated screenshot crops below:

Tue: Fuji X-A3 with 16-50mm XC OIS II for $349

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Adorama has launched a Days of Deals promotion with a new daily deal appearing at around midnight eastern every night. Good until Tuesday at 11:59pm eastern is the new condition Fuji X-A3 with 16-50mm XC OIS II going for $349 with free shipping in your choice of silver, brown or pink color scheme. A well-priced “take pictures with” entry-point into the X system.

Imported Fuji X-T2 body only for $880 [w/18-55 for $1200] {MD}

The shopping website that is Massdrop has launched their very own Black Friday sales. OF camera and photo interest, they are offering the new condition Fuji X-T2 body ohly for $880. You can optionally add the 18-55mm f2.8-4 R XF OIS LM lens for $320 more [$1200 total].

NOTE that there is no mention of warranty in the listing, so assume this is an imported/grey-market with no warranty. Orders will be shipped in mid-December 2018 from Massdrop. There’s no option for expedited shipping.

In comparison, in new condition at authorized dealers the X-T2 body only goes for $1100, such as B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon. So that’s a difference of $220.

At the aforementioned places, the X-T2 with 18-55 kit goes for $1500, versus $1200 of Massdrop.

Used Fuji X-T2 body for $809 or $819 w/180-day warranty

The new condition Fuji X-T2 body only currently goes for $1100 at authorized Fuji dealers but if you are a fan of used camera gear, you can get it as low as $809 in “Used – Very Good” condition at Adorama with prices going up with better conditions… OR if you are a fan of Amazon shopping [eg get 5% cashback with a Prime credit card], you can get it for $819 with free shipping and a 180-day warranty from Adorama thru Amazon Warehouse Deals

New Fuji Instant Savings promotions (70+ options)

A new week brings with it new instant savings promotion, and B&H Photo is hosting a big Fuji Instant Savings sale featuring over 70 cameras and lenses and accessories including [I can’t write them all here obviously]:

+ X-T2 body only for $1100
+ X-T100 two lens kit (15-45, 50-230) for $800
+ and most of their other X-T cameras and kits
+ XF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR for $1600
+ XF 16mm f1.4 R WR for $850

+ some are eligible for 4% promotional rewards but not all sale items

Now shipping: Fuji 200mm f2 WR OIS w/1.4X Teleconverter kit

Speaking of new releases, among the latest Trending New Releases at B&H Photo is the in-stock and ready to ship Fuji XF 200mm f2 OIS WR WITH the XF 1.4x TC F2 WR Teleconverter Kit, all together going for the stabilized bright teleprice of $6000…

Wedn: Kamlan 28mm f1.4 manual focus for $150 [X/E/M/FT]

Good until the end of day on Wednesday in the pacific time zone, Massdrop is offering the new condition Kamlan 28mm f1.4 manual focus lens for $150 in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E, M43rds or Canon EF-M. These will be shipped in late November. US orders will be shipped by the vendor [unspecified], while international orders will be shipped by Massdrop itself…

International Fuji X-T2 body only for $900

The new condition Fuji X-T2 body only with a USA warranty currently goes $1100 at authorized Fuji USA dealers, some of which throw in some photo-freebies, such as Adorama

But if you want to pay less and are not fond of manufacturer warranties or plan to use it in places where it wouldn’t be helpful, then the shopping site Massdrop is offering the new condition but International Version of the X-T2 for $900. There is no warranty included with this. So that’s a $200 trade-off right there… Optionally you can add the 18-55/2.8-4 R OIS lens for +$300 more in the Massdrop shopping cart…

HandeVision Iberit 35mm f2.4 for $329 [X, E]

Prime time is mirrorless time in this post as Adorama is offering the new condition HandeVision Iberit 35mm f2.4 lens for $329 with free shipping in your choice of Sony E (silver) or Fuji X (silver or black color schemes). This is a limited time offer but expiration date is unknown… No coupon, no rebate, just add to the shopping cart and proceed to checkout…

Now shipping: Nissin i400 TTL Flash for $150 [C/N/S/X/m43]

B&H Photo has scored an exclusive and it is now shipping, it is the new condition Nissin i400 TTL Flash going for $150 each with free shipping in your choice of Sony, Nikon, M43rds, Fuji and Canon systems. I’m personally holding out for the Pentax Q option ^_^

[DEAD] Used Fuji X-T3 body for 1394 euro [EU]

As of a 10/22/18 re-check, these are sold out in USED condition…

If you are shopping in the EU, or you can shop favorably from the EU, both color schemes of the new Fuji X-T3 mirrorless camera, in the body-only configuration, are available in “Used – Very Good” condition for 1394 euro [instead of its new condition price of 1500 euro] at Amazon Germany Warehouse Deals. Amazon Germany is the largest European Amazon, being on the continent and strategically located and all. And that was before the UK [Amazon UK] started brexiting…

Wedn: Mitakon Speedmaster 35/0.95 II for $419 [X/E/EF-M]

A lens is headlining the Wednesday 10/10 B&H Photo Daily Deals, it is the new condition Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f0.95 Mark II offered for $419 with free shipping in your choice of Fuji X, Sony E, or Canon EF-M! Only the black color scheme is on sale. The silver remains at $499. Sale ends, as usual, at 11:59pm eastern of the same day, or earlier if any of the variations sellout.

Now shipping: various Fuji X-T100 kits

If you are interested in the brand new Fuji X-T100 mirrorless camera, various kit and color combinations are now in-stock and ready to ship at their normal prices at B&H Photo… The body only goes for $600, with 15-45 for $700, with 50-230 OIS II for $1000, and with both zoom lenses for $1100… Color options are black, silver and gold…