Canon Lens Discounts (9 options, Primes and Zooms)

Nine Canon lenses are currently on sale at B&H Photo, a mix of Primes and Zooms, all of them get 4% promotional rewards, as follows:

+ 35/f1.4L USM for $899
+ 40/2.8 STM for $129
+ 50/1.4 USM for $299
+ 85/1.8 USM for $319

+ 16-35 f2.8L II USM for $1399
+ 24-70 f2.8L II USM for $1699
+ 70-200 f2.8l IS II USM for $1899
+ 70-300 f4-5.6 IS USM for $399
+ 100-400 f4.5-5.6L IS II USM for $1899

Voigtlander 21mm f1.8 Ultron (M mount) for $899 (and three more)

It’s the Age of Ultron (ha!) at Voigtlander, a quartet of their lenses are on sale until 12/6/16 at B&H Photo, headlined by the Voigtlander 21mm f1.8 Ultron (Leica M mount) for $899. Same price, same mount for the Nokton Aspherical 35mm f1.2 Lens II… The other two are Micro Four Thirds lenses, the 42.5mm f0.95 goes for $699, while the 17.5mm f0.95 goes for $799…

Tokina 14-20mm f2.8 DX PRO with lots of free accessories for $599 (C/N)

F2 zoom lenses are a thing too these days, partially thanks to the DX format, which brings us to the Tokina 14-20mm f/2.0 AT-X Pro DX lens bundled with a boatload of free accessories for $599 with free shipping at Adorama in the Nikon mount and Canon mount. The free accessories are: 82mm Pro-Optic Filter Kit, Slinger Lens Case, lens cap tether, cleaning kit, lens shade, and an updated Corel software bundle that includes Paintshop Pro X9 and VideoStudio 9 and AfterShot PRO 2. Both are in-stock with free shipping.

Rokinon 50mm f1.4 AS IF UMC for $299 (C/N/E)

Normal price action now of the Rokinon kind, their 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC lens is on sale for $299 with free shipping with 2% promotional rewards (around $6 to be used in future purchases) at B&H Photo in the Canon and Nikon SLR systems and the Sony E-mount. The sale ends 12/6/16 at 11:59pm ET.

Panasonic 25mm f1.7 (m43) and $6 rewards for $148

Brunch is synonymous with Sundays, but pancakes are not served this Sunday. Instead it is the Panasonic 25mm f1.7 micro four thirds lens going for $148 with free shipping with $6 promotional rewards at Adorama and B&H Photo… Optionally you can extend the warranty via a Panasonic mail-in rebate (PDF with instructions are available at the aforelinked retailers)…

(ENDED) Vivitar 1.4x Teleconverter (Canon or Nikon) for $70 (ends Mon 9am ET)

This flash sale ended… In addition to the day-long deals, the B&H Photo Daily Deals also include flash sales, offers that only run a few hours each (instead of the full 24 hours). Currently running until 9am ET on Monday is the Vivitar 1.4x Teleconverter for $70 with free shipping in either Canon or Nikon.

Refurbished Canon 40mm f2.8 STM EF w/1yr warranty for $100

Pentax does not have a monopoly on pancakes, Canon photographers can now have pancakes and have enough money left for some maple syrup too 🙂 The manufacturer refurbished Canon 40mm f2.8 STM EF with a 1-year warranty is offered for $100 at the official Canon USA store.

In-Stock now: Sigma 85mm f1.4 DG Art (Nikon)

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.

Tamron 100mm f2.8 (Nikon) with $15 rewards for $350 after $20 MIR

Not a big discount but a discount it is, the Nikon version of the Tokina 100mm f2.8 AT-X PRO D lens is available for $350 after a $20 mail-in rebate (MIR) at Adorama. You also receive $15~ in promotional rewards to be used in future purchases at Adorama. The mail-in rebates expire 12/31/16.

One of the benefits of Canon/Nikon SLR systems is the abundance of 3rd-party lens options, from the perspective of photographers of other systems lamenting the lack of choices. On the other hand, it makes picking lenses easier 🙂

Nikon Lens Instant Rebates expire 12/3/16

The current iteration of the Nikon Lens Instant Rebates expire on 12/3/16. You can find eight of these lenses nicely organized at B&H Photo featuring a mix of zooms and primes, and a mix of FX and DX.

(ENDED) Pentax Lenses Sale (continues until Wedn PM)

As of late 12/1/16 recheck, this promotion is over…

UPDATE: this offer continues until Wednesday at 11:59pm ET… Pentax is getting some Cyber Monday action! A total of 29 Pentax lenses are on sale at B&H Photo. Some of them also earn promotional rewards. It features a mix of zooms and primes (including pancakes and maple syrup) and Limiteds, and one f2.8 PRO zoom, the 50-135mm for $850…

For more action, check the latest B&H Cyber Monday specials

(ENDED) Rokinon 21mm f1.4 Lens for Sony E for $299 (ends 2pm ET)

This flash sale expired…

The current flash sale item among the B&H daily deals at the moment, good until 2pm Eastern today (or earlier if sold out) is the Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E going for $299 with free shipping. Only the Sony E-mount version in the black color scheme is on sale. The other colors and mounts are not on sale.

Sigma 50mm f1.4 ART (EF) with MC11 (Sigma EF Lenses to Sony E- Bodies) for $950 [no more USB Lens Dock]

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…

Canon USA store Cyber Monday sales

The official Canon USA store continues with its Cyber Monday sales. I am trying to find time to go through this, but I simply can’t stop time, and the Canon outlet website takes time to navigate and price-check, so this is a DIY adventure until I can stop time 🙂

Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 (m43) for $699

F0.95 temptations for Micro Four Thirds photographers! The Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 is both on sale and in-stock at B&H Photo, going for $699 with free shipping until Tuesday at 11:59pm ET… For more action, check the latest B&H Cyber Monday specials

(ENDED) Rokinon 35mm T1.5 ED AS IF UMC Cine (M43) for $379 [ends Tue 12:40am ET]

This lightning deal expired, but Rokinon lenses keep returning to the Amazon Gold Box, so it may appear away at some future date(s) in the lightning deals…

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(ENDED) Ends 9pm ET: Bower SLY 8mm f3.5 fisheye for $150 (C)

This 3-hour flash sale expired…

UPDATE 6pm ET: According to the schedule at the B&H Photo Daily Deals, ending at 9pm ET, is a flash sale on the Canon version of the Bower SLY 358C 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for $150 with free shipping. The price before the was $219 for Canon and $199 for Nikon. The Nikon version is not on sale.

Imported Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USB (N) for $770

The imported grey-market parade continues in the eBay Deals, you can get the new condition Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD in the Nikon mount for $770 with free shipping by eBay seller “QuickNDone” (99.9%). This ships from Ontario, Canada. Canadians get the 6-year Tamron warranty. Non-Canadians get a 1-year international Tamron warranty.

In-Stock Again: Nikon Macro & Portrait kit with Lots of Freebies for $500

If you like big accessory bundles, which can come in handy during the holidays when you are assembling photo-related gifts, the Nikon Macro and Portrait kit is back in-stock and ready to ship from Adorama. It goes for its standard price of $497 with free shipping, but Adorama is including all these freebies with your purchase: Corel software bundle (includes AfterShot PRO X2, and Paintshop PRO X8; now both are previous generation), ProOptic 52mm digital essentials filter kit, cleaning kit, and another 52mm ProOptic MC UV filter.

On the other hand, if you prefer rewards over more free accessories, this kit continues to be in-stock at B&H Photo with 4% rewards ($20 to be spent in the future at B&H) along with a Sunpak 52mm filter kit…

Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX with Extras for $167

The Nikon 35mm f1.8 DX, their “APS-C normal” prime lens is not only on sale but it is getting free accessories at Adorama. For $167 with free shipping you get the standard lens kit plus a 52mm ProOptics filter kit and a lens-cap tether, and a cleaning kit and 2% promotional rewards… For more action, check their latest Cyber Monday specials

Pentax DA 16-85mm f3.5-5.6 ED DC WR for $500

Pentax action now, their DA 16-85mm f3.5-5.6 ED DC WR lens is on sale for a limited time (until Sunday night aka 11/28/16 at 11:59pm ET) for $500 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo… For more action, check their Featured Cyber specials

(ENDED) Sunday: Rokinon AF 14mm f/2.8 FE (Sony E) for $649

These daily deals expired… For future action, check the B&H Photo Daily Deals

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(ENDED) Rokinon Xeen T1.5 Cine Lenses with 10% rewards for $1800 each: 35mm or 50mm or 85mm (various mounts)

This bundle sale expired too… If you are interested in the Rokinon Xeen T1.5 Cine lenses, they are on sale for $1800 each at Adorama and they get 10% promotional rewards, which means you’d have $180 to spend in future Adorama purchases. The lenses participating in this sale at the 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5. They are $1800 each, not as a trio. They are available in different DSLR and mirrorless systems.

In-stock again: Canon 2-Lens Portrait/Travel kit for $319

If Nikon has a two lens kit, so must Canon, and their 2-Lens Portrait and Travel kit with the 50mm f1.8 STM and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM is back in-stock and ready to ship for $319 with free shipping at B&H Photo… Meanwhile Adorama is “temporarily on backorder”…

Nikon Macro & Portrait Kit is back for $500 with freebies

The Nikon Macro and Portrait 2-Lens Bundle featuring the 85mm f/3.5 DX VR and 35mm f/1.8 DX lenses is back on again for $500 with free shipping and free accessories as follows: at Adorama you get a ProOptic 52mm filter kit, the Corel software bundle, another filter, and a cleaning kit. At B&H Photo you get 4% promotional rewards (around $20 to be used in future purchases) along with a 52mm Sunpak filter kit and cleaning cloth.

PS: if you are just now joining in the Black Friday madness and don’t want to go through five pages of archives on this blog, you can also check the latest deals summary at the Black Friday 2016 Situation Room.

(ENDED) Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC HSM with Sigma USB Dock for $649 (C/N/A)

This offer ended…

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(ENDED) Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary with USB Dock for $679 (Canon)

This offer ended…

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SLR Magic Cine 50mm f/1.1 (E-mount) for $299

The SLR Magic Cine 50mm f/1.1 Lens for the Sony E-mount is currently on sale for $299 with free shipping at B&H Photo until 11/28/16 at 11:59pm ET.

Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD for $520 after coupon and MIR (C/N)

We start a series of lens specials at Adorama using coupon code LENSFRIDAY with the Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD lens going for $520 after you enter the coupon code and a $50 mail-in rebate (MIR). You can test the coupon by adding the item to the shopping cart, proceed to checkout. You don’t have to create an Adorama account, page down to the Payment section and enter the coupon code in the “Gift Card / Promo Code” segment and see the price drop at the top right column of the Checkout page if all is well (see screenshot at the bottom). This offer is available in Canon mount or the Nikon mount.

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Then you submit the $50 mail-in rebate, making it a $520 after coupon and MIR…

Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Canon) for $540 after Coupon and MIR

More lens couponization, coupon LENSFRIDAY gets you the Canon version of the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD lens for $540 after the coupon and a $30 mail-in rebate at Adorama.

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 (Canon) for $839 w/coupon & MIR

Another f2.8 PRO lens is couponized, but this time it is only the Canon mount version of the Tokina 24-70mm F2.8 AT-X Pro FX lens going for $839 with free shipping after coupon code LENSFRIDAY and a $60 mail-in rebate (MIR) at Adorama.

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM for $1000 with coupon (C/N)

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.

Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary for $800, Sport for $1600 with Coupon (C/N/S)

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

Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM with Dock and Close-Up Lens for $450 after coupon (C/N/S)

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.

Rokinon Cine Lens Sale w/coupon: 24/T1.5 for $600, 35/T1.5 for $450, 50/T1.5 for $400, 85/T1.5 for $300

If you are a fan of Rokinon’s Cine T-lenses, you are in luck! Adorama has a coupon sale, coupon code LENSFRIDAY gets you the following Rokinon lenses as follows:

+ 24/T1.5 for $600
+ 35/T1.5 for $450
+ 50/T1.5 for $400
+ 85/T1.5 for $300
+ in Canon and Nikon DSLR, and Sony E and M43rds mirrorless
+ use coupon code LENSFRIDAY for the discount

Olympus Instant Savings on E-M cameras & Lenses

B&H Photo is also running an Olympus Instant Savings promotion featuring a variety of E-M cameras and Micro Four Thirds lenses. This is an ever-scrolling page, keep going on the “Load More” until you see them all. It includes the E-M5 II, E-M10 II, E-PL7, Pen-F, primes and zoom lenses, and more.

(ENDED) Rokinon RK50M-E 50mm F1.2 AS UMC MF for $359 (EF-M) or $399 (X)

This lightning deal expired…

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Rokinon 14mm f2.8 UMC (Canon) for $250 [updated]

UPDATE 11/23/16 PM: as of this re-check, this sale continues…

ORIGINAL POST: Ooops, I forgot about the Adorama daily deal, which starts at 12pm ET every day (you can find them all under the “DAILY DEALS LINKS” segment in the sidebar if you don’t want to wait for me to wake up and smell the roses). Their latest deal is the new condition Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC manual focus lens for the Canon system going for $250 with free shipping. This is good until 12pm ET on Wednesday (or earlier if it sells out, or later if it gets extended). You also get 2% promotional rewards (around $5) to be spent in future purchases at Adorama.

Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports with $180 Rewards, USB Lens Dock, 105mm Filter for $1799 [C/N]

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.

Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM Lens with Extras for $329

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens comes with 4% promotional rewards (around $13 to be used in a future purchase) at B&H Photo… On the other hand, if you prefer bird in the hand freebies, Adorama is bundling it with the Corel software bundle (including Aftershot PRO 2 and PSP X8), along with a ProOptic Filter Kit, Cleaning Kit and lens cap tether…

Canon 24mm f2.8 STM EF-S w/Filter Kit and more for $129

More prime lens action, a discount along with freebies, at Adorama you can get the new condition Canon 24mm f2.8 STM EF-S prime lens for $129 with free shipping with the following freebies included by Adorama: ProOptic 52mm digital essentials filter kit (filter case and three filters), cleaning kit, lens cap tether, and 2% promotional rewards (around $2.50 to spend in future Adorama purchase). You get everything with this pancake except for the syrup 😉

Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC HSM w/$15 rewards for $369 (C/N/A/P/S)

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.

Latest Canon, Nikon, Sony specials at Adorama

Adorama launched another round of early Black Friday specials featuring some of the latest promotions and bundles with free accessories featuring Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras and lenses and assorted accessories. The cameras and lenses are broken down in sub-groups, nested within the manufacturer listing blocks in the order mentioned above.

Nikon 50mm f1.8G with Extras for $177

Pentax is not the only one with normal price sales, Nikon is offering their 50mm f1.8G AF-S lens for $177 at authorized dealers, but you can get it with 4% promotional rewards (around $7 to be used in future purchases) along with a Sunpak 58mm UV and CPL filter kit for the same price at B&H Photo.

New Sigma Lens Instant Savings w/freebies and rewards (27 options)

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.

Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f3.5 ED AS UMC (N) for $699

Tilt shift lens time and it’s not four figures. The Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC is on sale for $699 with 2% promotional rewards (around $14 to be spent in future purchases) at B&H Photo until 11/22/16 at 11:59pm ET.

In-Stock Now: Hasselblad XCD 45/3.5 and 90/3.2

Two of the Hasselblad XCD lenses for their new X mirrorless system are now in-stock and ready to ship from B&H Photo, it is the XCD 45mm f3.5 for $2295 with free shipping, and the XCD 90mm f3.2 for $2695 with free shipping.

(ENDED) Used Pentax 50mm f2 SMC A K-Mount for $15 w/free S&H (or Make a Best Offer)

As of a 11/20/16 AM re-check, this eBay listing ended…

While surfing around the eBay Deals, this surfaced, in USED good condition, you can get the Pentax 50mm f2 SMC A K-Mount lens for $15 with free shipping, sold by Roberts Camera (99.5%, Indianapolis)… You can also try to officially negotiate a lower price using eBay’s “Best Offer” feature.

(ENDED) B&H Daily Deals (Sunday): Bower 16mm T2.2 (N) for $200, Hahnemuhle, G-Tech

This group of offers expired… For future action, check the B&H Photo Daily Deals

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Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 for $80 (TOOS again)

As of 11/20/16 recheck, this is back to “temporarily out of stock” (TOOS) but you can order it if you want to lock up the $80 price with free shipping, “it” being the new condition Pentax 50mm f1.8 DA lens at Amazon by Amazon itself for $80. That’s a pretty good price for a digital-era normal prime lens.