Wedn (EU): Various Lenses and Pana G80 and GX9 (w/14-140), Huion, Etc

The photography theme continues to be part of the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Wednesday December 12 in 2018 with this dedicated camera and photo sale that is lens-heavy:

+ Panasonic G80 with 12-32 for 319 euro in two color options
+ Panasonic GX9 with 14-140/3.5-5.6 OIS for 940

+ Nikon 200-500/5.6E ED VR for 1170

+ Tamron 15-30/2.8 Di USD for 829 in Sony

+ Sigma 10-20/3.5 EX DC HSM for 309
+ Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX DC OS HSM for 259
+ Sigma 35/1.4 DG HSM for 669
+ Sigma 50/1.4 DG HSM for 649

+ there’s also a Huion Graphics tablets sale with prices ranging from 40 to 622 euro, with eight options available

Tue: 9% off most lenses at KEH Camera w/coupon

Tuesday is a gift that keeps on giving, today it brings us another coupon-offer from KEH Camera: coupon code NINTH12 gets you 9% off most lenses sold at the KEH Camera website. The usual exclusions apply. You can test the coupon in the shopping cart without creating an account or logging in. Eligible purchases made until 12/31/18 automatically get a 365-day warranty instead of the usual 180-day warranty (items in AS-IS and UGLY grade do NOT get a warranty regardless)…

Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Macro for $269 [Canon only]

The Adorama Featured Holiday Deal of the day for Monday DEC-10-2018 is the new condition Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS in the Canon EOS system only, going for $269 with free shipping. Only this mount and this kit is on sale. The other options (eg with freebies) are not on sale. This is a limited time offer.

Last Call: 20% off Olympus Outlet w/coupon

Good until 11:59pm ET on Cyber Monday, the Olympus Outlet store [CORRECteD LINK] is offering 20% off when you enter coupon code CYBERSAVINGS over there. This is only on reconditioned/refurbished items which is what their Outlet store has. The Olympus store offers a 90-day Olympus USA warranty on the reconditioned products they sell. Free shipping with orders of $50+. They are not famous for fast shipping so if you cutting it too short for a date or deadline, keep that in mind…

Sat (EU): Six Lenses (five Canons, one Sony)

At the Amazon Germany Gold Box for Saturday, among the other offers you can get:

+ Lens Sale featuring five Canons (three EF, one EF-S, one EF-M) and one Sony (24-240/3.5-6.3 OSS for 759 euro)
+ Canon lenses range from 118 to 538, three primes and two zooms

+ just like Amazon USA, Saturday’s daily deals are subdued in contrast to Black Friday’s

Voigtlander Lenses Sale (21 options; Leica M, Sony E, Nikon F)

Voigtlander fans, unite and take over! B&H Photo is running a Voigtlander Instant Savings promotion featuring 21 options, a mix of systems offered, Leica M, Sony E, Nikon F, but not Canon EF 🙂 Prices range from $349 to $949…

Last Call: Rokinon 24mm f2.8 AutoFocus FE for $299

This is a last call on this deal, the new condition Rokinon 24mm f2.8 autofocus FE lens (Sony E system) is on sale for a limited time for $299 with free shipping at B&H Photo

Sigma Lenses Instant Savings [119 options]

If you are a fan of Sigma lenses, a total of 119 options are participating in the latest Sigma Lenses Instant Savings promotion that is part of the ever-growing B&H Black Friday sale for 2018. A mix of DSLR and mirrorless system lenses are available. Some of the lenses come with freebies (eg lens docks). Some of the lenses earn promotional rewards that can be used in future purchases at B&H…

NOTE that this is 119 options, not 119 different/unique lenses. For example if fictitious lens 5mm f0.005 is available in ten different mounts, it will appear as ten options under the above listings…

PS: and before you say 5mm f0.005 cannot be done, check the camera store at the Reptilian Mothership above the Equator 😉

SLR Magic 8mm f4 for $129 [m43]

Budget prime time for Micro Four Thirds shooters now! The new condition SLR Magic 8mm f4 lens is currently on sale for $129 at B&H Photo as part of their SLR Magic sale and also at Adorama… You see, Canon and Nikon don’t have all the lenses 🙂

Black Friday refurbished and preview at Canon USA

The official Canon USA store is having a Black Friday preview sale with a mix of new condition and refurbished products on offer, including a refurbished $100 pancake prime (24mm f2.8 STM EF-S) with the same 1-year warranty

New Zeiss Lenses Instant Savings (61 options)

Zeiss too has joined the Sunday “new instant savings party” with a total of 61 items offered in the latest Zeiss Lenses Instant Savings. Most of them also earn promotional rewards. The sale includes both lenses for DSLRs and for mirrorless camera systems. All but one are in-stock and ready to ship. The other one is a “special offer”…

PS: by now you may be curious to find out which one of the 61 lenses is the “special offer”. If you don’t want to find out yourself, here’s the SPOILER: it’s the Biogon T* 35mm f2 ZM in the silver color scheme.

PS2: Biogon sounds like the name of a fictional company working in biology/genetics from a videogame or superhero comic?

Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 SP AF XR Di LD for $399 [K/A]

It’s f2.8 PRO zoom but without breaking the bank! For a limited time, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 SP AF XR Di LD (model A09) for $399 with free shipping in the Pentax K and the Sony Alpha DSLR systems. Finally a sale that focuses on the non-big-market-share mounts… The Pentax version earns 4% promotional rewards (around $16 to be used in future B&H purchases)… Offer ends 11/15/19 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…

Nikon Lens Instant Savings [9 options]

A new week is upon us and with it, B&H Photo has launched a new round of Nikon Lens Instant Savings featuring nine options of zooms and primes and bundles as follows:

+ 14-24/2.8G for $1700
+ 24-70/2.8G for $1700
+ 200-500/5.6E ED VR for $1200
+ 18-300/3.5-6.3G DX VR for $600
+ 10-20/4.5-5.6 DX for $287

+ 50/1.4G for $377
+ 85/1.8G for $437
+ 105/2.8G VR Macro for $822

+ Landscape and Macro kit for $500 (the 40/2.8 and 10-20/4.5-5.6 together)

All these come with 4% B&H promotional rewards, which you can use in future B&H purchase. They also come with a free Zeiss lens care kit included by B&H.

Sigma 70-200/2.8 DG OS APO HSM with 1.4X APO TC and 4% rewards for $1149 [C/N]

Canon and Nikon shooters have a lot of variety in 3rd-party lenses to choose from, one of the reasons they are popular systems. Which brings us to another Sigma lens offer that is only available for the Canon and Nikon DSLR systems. It is the new condition Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM bundled with the Sigma APO 1.4X teleconverter [included automatically by B&H during this offer], along with 4% promotional rewards [about $46 to be used in future B&H purchases]. All these for the one price of $1149.

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…

Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM (C) + MC-11 EF to E Converter for $1238

What if you have both Canon DSLRs but also Sony E cameras and want a big zoom lens you can use for both? B&H Photo has the answer to that, they are bundling two things for $1238:

+ Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Canon EF
+ Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter/Lens Adapter for Sony E

Both items are included automatically by B&H during this promotion.

In other B&H action, they have specials on a couple of Dell laptops:

+ Dell 15.6″ Inspiron 15 5000 Series 5579 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook for $899
+ 1.8 GHz i7-8550U Quad, 16GB DDR4, 512GB SATA 2.5″ SSD, UHD 620, SD reader, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, 360° Hinge, W10 Home, etc

+ Dell 17.3″ Inspiron 17 5000 Series Notebook for $929
+ 1.8 GHz i7-8550U Quad, 8GB DDR4, 2TB HDD _and_ 256GB SSD, 17.3″ 1920 x 1080 AG IPS, UHD 620, SuperMulti DVD Burner [as rare as Bigfoot?[, SD reader, HDMI 1.4b, 802.11ac, W10 Home, etc

Olympus 25mm f1.2 PRO for $1000 [m43]

A bright prime temptation for micro four thirds users, as the 25mm f1.2 PRO micro four thirds lens is on sale for a limited time for $1000 at authorized dealers such as B&H Photo (with 4% promotional rewards) and Amazon itself (limit three; 5% back for Prime credit card holders) and Adorama (4% reward but currently on back-order) and the official Get Olympus store

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…

In-Stock Alert: Canon RF 50mm f1.2L

For the boldly going Canon RF full frame photographers, B&H Photo now has in-stock and ready to ship the brand new Canon RF 50mm f1.2L for its full frame price of $2300. The lens is eligible for a 13-month CarePak coverage via registration following Canon’s instructions [and obviously purchased from authorized Canon dealers]….

Olympus 45mm f1.2 PRO with rewards for $1000

Bright prime pro time for Olympus M43rds shooters! Their 45mm 1.2 lens is now going for $1000 with 4% promotional rewards at Adorama and B&H Photo while at Amazon you get 5% if you pay with a Prime credit card… It is also offered at this price at the official store at Get Olympus

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…

Thur (B&H): Tokina 11-16/2.8 DX-II PRO for $329 [C/N]

It’s a lens day at the B&H Daily Deals where the Canon and Nikon versions of the Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX-II AT-X 116 PRO lens are on sale for $329 each with free shipping. Sale ends on Thursday at 11:59pm eastern as usual [or earlier if sold out]…

PS: to make sure I type the correct company name, this is indeed a Tokina lens, not a Tamron. Both with six characters, start with a T, and share 4 out of the 6 letters in their names. It’s as if they wanted to confuse us 😉

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.

[DEAD] Sony sale at Amazon Germany: a7 II, a6000, RX100, Lenses, Etc

This limited time promotion expired…

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Refurb Olympus 25/1.8 for $200, OM to M43 Adapter for $135

The latest refill of the Olympus Outlet store includes, among other factory refurbished items with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty, the following:

+ refurb Olympus MF-2 OM Adapter (OM to Micro Four Thirds) for $135
+ refurb M.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 for $200
+ free shipping with orders of $100; otherwise $5 flat ship

Pre-order new Pentax 50mm f1.4 SDM AW HD FA

50mm primes have a “special relation” with photography, and to celebrate this, Pentax has a brand new 50mm prime lens, it is the Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Lens available for pre-ordering for $1200 at B&H Photo

Now shipping: Fuji Macro MCEX-45G WR Xtension Tube, Meyer-Optik GR 35/2.8 (Canon EF)

A couple of new lenses are now in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo, with free expedited shipping, as follows:

+ Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 35+ 35mm f/2.8 for $1599 in the Canon EF option
+ the other options (Nikon F, Penta K, M42) are not in-stock yet

+ Fujifilm MCEX-45G WR Macro Extension Tube for $329

Pre-order new Rokinon 24mm f2.8 [Sony E] for $399

More Rokinon action! In addition to the 14/2.8 AF Canon version being a B&H Daily Deal, Rokinon is back with another brand new autofocus prime lens available for pre-ordering, it is the 24mm f2.8 auto-focus for the Sony E-system going for $399 with pre-orders accepted at B&H Photo

Pre-order new Sigma 105/1.4 ART HSM [C/N/E/Si]

Another day, another new lens available for pre-ordering. It is Shiguma time once again, their new 105mm f1.4 DG HSM Art lens is available for pre-ordering for $1599 at B&H Photo in your choice of Nikon, Canon, and Sigma SLR systems and Sony E full frame mirrorless system.

Sub-$100 refurb zooms return to Oly Outlet store

Another refill of the Olympus Outlet store brings back two budget refurbished zoom lenses with the usual 90-day Olympus USA warranty and free shipping with orders of $100+ (otherwise it is $5 flat shipping):

+ M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R for $60
+ M.Zuiko 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II for $90
+ both are in-stock as of the time of writing
+ you can find them all at the Olympus Outlet store, sorted by price

Pre-order new Tamron 18-270 Di II VC PZD [C/N]

Speaking of pre-ordering, another Tamron superzoom lens is now available for pre-ordering, it is the Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD going for $350 in your choice of Nikon or Canon DSLR systems at B&H Photo

Canon EF 70-200mm f4L IS for $1100 w/freebies

The new condition Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS lens is currently on sale for $1099 at authorized Canon dealers, some of which are offering freebies as well. At Adorama you get a free filter kit, Corel software bundle, and a few other free lens-y accessories (lens shade, tether, cleaning kit)… At B&H Photo you get 4% promotional rewards ($44~ to be used in future purchases there)… At Amazon, Prime members get a 5% statement credit ($55~) if you pay with one of the Prime credit cards…

(ENDED) Olympus 25mm f1.8 [m43] w/90D W for $165

This sold out…

The randomness that is the Woot Plus Camera sales added a handful of lenses for sale. AS of the time of writing, they are all sold out except for the new condition Olympus 25mm f1.8 [m43] going for $165 with a 90-day Woot warranty. Free S&H for Prime members or $5 flat. Limit up to three lenses per customer at the sale price.

(ENDED) KEH Flash Sale: 15% off Lenses until 6pm ET w/coupon [1500+ options]

This 8-hour flash coupon expired… KEH is back with an 8-hour flash sale! Good until 6pm ET on Monday 5/14/18, coupon code LENS5A gets you 15% off Lenses at KEH Camera. Over 1500 options are available. As usual, their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon promotion…

Pre-order new Sigma 70/2.8 DG ART Macro for $569

Macro prime time now, Adorama is accepting pre-orders for $569 for the new Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG ART Macro Lens in the following systems: Canon EF system and Sigma system and Sony E system.

UPDATE: pre-orders for these are also accepted at B&H Photo.

There is no Nikon option yet…

Refurb Nikon 70-300/4.5-6.3 DX VR w/90D W for $150 [WAS $160]

If you are a fan of manufacturer refurbished lens, Adorama is offering the Nikon AF-P DX 70-300mm f4.5-6.3G ED VR in such condition with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty for $150 [WAS $160] with free shipping and handling for a limited time. Certainly a better value than buying it in new condition price!… Price updated 5/5/18…

(ENDED) Monday (B&H): Rokinon 50/1.4 FE for $500, Reikan FoCal Lens Calibr for $90, Dracast BiC Ringlight for $99

These daily deals expired but for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

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Refurb Canon 10-18mm f4.5-5.6 IS STM w/1-YR W for $190

The new condition of the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens goes for $280 at authorized dealers with freebies (eg Adorama) but if you want to shave $90 off that price, you can get it manufacturer refurbished for $190 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty at the official Canon USA store.

Note however that this lens is part of the Canon Portrait and Travel Two Lens Kit (bundled with the 50/1.8 EF) for $350 in new condition at authorized dealers such as Amazon itself and Adorama (with extras)…

Various Free Items (Roki or Sigma Lenses or 27″ LG TV or Tascam) bundled with select Sony Sale Cameras

In addition to the current round of Sony Instant Savings that went live on Sunday, BuyDIG is bundling a variety of useful free products as part of their Sony sale. Some cameras get a free Rokinon or Sigma lens, others get a free Tascam recorder, while the a7R II gets a 27″ LG display (!!!). You can find them all nicely organized in a grid over there.

Refurb Olympus 40-150 f4-5.6 R for $60 [m43]

The action continues at the Olympus Outlet Store with items going in and out of stock. On the in-stock side of things, the manufacturer refurbished Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R is back in-stock for $60 plus $5 flat shipping. Shipping is free with orders of $100+. It is in-stock again as of the time of writing.

(ENDED) Wedn (B&H): Sigma 100-400/5-6.3 DG OS HSM w/UV Filter for $599, VidPRO, ShutterBoss

These daily deals expired but for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

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(ENDED) Lightdow 35mm F1.7 MF APS-C (Sony E) for $63

These lightning deals expired…

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Used Sony DT 55-200mm f4-5.6 SAM for $59

Another lens participating in the 20% off in-cart discounts is the Sony DT 55-200mm f4-5.6 SAM (SAL55200-2) dropping to $59 with free shipping. This is the international version of the lens, but used items don’t get warranty anyway.

Used Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX DC OS HSM for $219 (Canon) and $224 (Nikon)

Among the cameras participating in the previously mentioned earlier today 20% off Earth Week promotion at Amazon Warehouse Deals is the Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM FLD for $219+ in the aforelinked Canon EF version (“Used – Very Good”) and $224+ (“Used – Good”) in the Nikon system (or $238~ in “Used – Very Good” condition).

This goes for $369 in new condition at authorized dealers such as Adorama.

Used Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 ART DC (Nikon) for $538

The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art DC HSM goes for $800 in new condition at authorized dealers such as Adorama, but if you are comfortable with used, and if you want the Nikon version, it is available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $538~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual, or $568 in “Used – Like New” condition. This link shows other sellers as well (only Amazon Warehouse Deals items are eligible for the 20% off in-cart discount)…

This too is among the cameras participating in the previously mentioned earlier today 20% off Earth Week promotion at Amazon Warehouse Deals.

(SOLD OUT) Refurb Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R for $60

AS of 4/14/18 AM recheck, this sold out…

The new condition Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R can go as low as $100 when on sale, but if you want to save more, you can right now get the manufacturer refurbished version in silver for $60 plus $5 flat shipping at the refilled Olympus Outlet store. Already the black color scheme sold out since the morning. Shipping is free if your order total is $100+. It comes with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty. The silver is in-stock as of the time of writing.

(ENDED) KEH EX and EX+ Used Gear coupon: 10% off Cameras, 15% off Lenses, 20% off Accessories

This coupon promotion expired…

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SLR Magic Sale: Ten Lenses including 8mm f4 for $149

The budget smartphone revolution is further fueling budget and alternative lens manufacturers (other than the usual suspects). Among them is SLR Magic and there is a sale of Ten SLR Magic Lenses at B&H Photo as part of their B&H NAB 2018 Specials running until 4/14/18. It includes:

+ 8mm f4 for $149 in M43
+ 35mm f1.2 FE Cine for $299 in Sony E
+ 50mm f1.1 Cine for $259 in Sony E
+ 75mm f1.4 FE Cine for $299 in Sony E
+ 35mm T0.95 Mark II for $899 in M43 and Fuji X
+ 10mm T2.1 Cine for $499 in M43
+ 17mm T1.6 Lens with MFT Mount for BMPCC for $299
+ Anamorphot-40 1.33x Anamorphic Adapter (Compact) for $449
+ Anamorphot-50 2.0x with Rangefinder Cine Adapter Kit for $1499
+ see them all at the B&H SLR Magic sales
+ some of them get 2% promotional rewards as well

Olympus Outlet store refilled – now has 23 items

The Olympus Outlet store has been refilled! There are now 23 items listed in the manufacturer refurbished category with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty and free shipping with orders of $100+!

In addition to the previously mentioned ones, they added [sorted by price below]:

+ 40-150/4-5.6 R for $60
+ 14-42/3.5-5.6 EZ for $150
+ 25/1.8 for $200
+ 45/1.8 for $240
+ E-M10 II body for $300
+ 60/2.8 MACRO for $320
+ 17/1.8 for $330
+ 75-300/4.8-6.7 II for $360
+ 12/2 for $429
+ E-M10 II with 14-42 EZ for $430
+ 14-150/4-5.6 II for $450
+ 75/1.8 for $600
+ 7-14/2.8 PRO for $975
+ some are available in silver and black

This link shows them all sorted by price in ascending order. You can adjust the sorting and view over there using their navigation options.

More on these later today as I find time to price-check them individually and such…

$30 off each one of the Sigma DN ART Primes [E/m43]

If you are a fan of the Sigma ART DN mirrorless prime lenses, for the month of April, they are having an Instant Savings promotion, nicely organized at Adorama that is $30 off, with the prices becoming:

+ 19/2.8 for $169
+ 30/2.8 for $169
+ 60/2.8 for $209

These are available in silver and in black but not in Raiders colors. They are offered in the Micro Four Thirds and Sony E systems.

Note that Adorama will begin shipping orders on Sunday…